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  1. Re: I really like Al Rehab Silver, what else would I like from this house?

    Thanks for the insight. I see/have heard they use a lot of curry/cumin notes which I strongly dislike, I wanna avoid any fragrances with notes like this or any sort of animallic notes/accords. That's...
  2. Re: I really like Al Rehab Silver, what else would I like from this house?

    Ya al rashad is where I ordered my bottle of Silver, shipping was very reasonable too.
  3. Re: I really like Al Rehab Silver, what else would I like from this house?

    Does anyone know where I can find Sultan in the spray? It's sold out on Al Rashad site. All they have are the roll ons on Ebay too. Also if possible Choco Musk in the spray would be preferred to the...
  4. Re: I really like Al Rehab Silver, what else would I like from this house?

    Thanks guys, Sultan and Choco Musk will soon be mine. Haven't tried Creed's Spice & Wood, but I am pretty sure I would like it. The Choco Musk I am hoping won't be something too redundant, even at a...
  5. Re: Caribbean Joe for Him by Caribbean Joe Island Supply Co: A quick review

    Thanks for the in-depth review of this, as it is the first I have seen. I've been seeing Caribbean Joe popping up everywhere lately, there must be an abundance of overstock of this one or something....
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    Re: F by Ferragamo Black

    Aside from projection being outstanding, I personally can't stand this one. It starts off ok, but has a real plastic smell as it dries down, it makes it just intolerable. I had 2 bottles of this, a...
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    Re: Best Designer "Leather" Scent?

    Ya I know what ya mean. A few days ago here in Florida, it was a rainy day with not much sun out, I was wearing Vintage, and I couldn't believe how long it lasted.. like 8 hours easy, crazy from...
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    Re: Thierry Mugler A*MEN Pure Wood

    Oh wow that is cool, it really looks like part of a tree. Thanks!
  9. I really like Al Rehab Silver, what else would I like from this house?

    Al Rehab Silver smells almost the same as Silver Mountain Water to me, except it's consistent.. so no worries about batch variations. If it's not almost the same, let's say it's the closest thing to...
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    Re: Metallic scents

    To me, Silver Mountain Water, or its counterpart Al Rehab Silver both smell very metallic.. in the best way possible.
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    Re: Thierry Mugler A*MEN Pure Wood

    Could you post a picture of the bottle?
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    Re: New Lacoste L!ve

    Weird.
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    Re: Best Designer "Leather" Scent?

    Glad JV is getting some love. In terms of smell alone, I don't think there's a better smelling designer leather than John Varvatos. Longevity can suck though sometimes. Sometimes it's great on me,...
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    Re: Guerlain Vetiver

    Guerlain Vetiver definitely smells dated compared to say Grey Vetiver, which is quite vibrant. Guerlain Vetiver smells more soapy than anything. I think it's beautiful, but it can be difficult to...
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    Re: Lanvin Avant Garde: So Good

    Thanks, something I will reconsider.
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    Re: Summer night time fragrance

    Gucci pH II
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    Re: Lanvin Avant Garde: So Good

    I was considering blind buying this, the bottle alone looks nice enough. However, I fear it may be too similar to something I already own Like CK Shock, or Spicebomb.
  18. Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    There was a lot of new inventory at my local TJ Maxx, but I was specifically looking for Lanvin Oud & Rose, but to no avail. Usually I jot down what I see so I can remember to post on this thread,...
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    Re: Rank these aquatics

    Well.. Mugler Cologne, and AHS are not aquatics. AHS is maybe debatable, it smells similar to Versace pH which is labeled aquatic, so maybe AHS can pass for aquatic.

    I've never tried Mugler...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, April 16, 2014

    Clean Shower Fresh for Men

    http://thegloss.com/files/2009/06/clean-shower-fresh-for-men-michelle.jpg
    This is so good and so underrated. Probably one of my favorite clean citrus fragrances,...
  21. Re: i have issy miyake & ADG ESSENZA should i get boss no 6 or 212

    212 for sure.
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    Re: Found rare versace today...

    You seem to be stumbling onto a lot of great fragrances lately. I was fortunate enough to have tried Couture by Versace when it was out, yes it's very rare now, and can go for very high prices. It...
  23. Re: Rayene Fragrances: Which do you own, what are they like?

    I've only tried the original Insurrection, the one with like the locking slider mechanism thing on top of the bottle. Nothing like Rochas or Legend imo. I found it more similar to Lomani Ignition,...
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    Re: Any try J-Lo Desio for men?

    Anytime bud. I don't wanna write it off though all together.. Fragrantica reviews have some big fans of this, I know mymickers likes this one as well. It's like 13 bucks on scentedmonkey now, for the...
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    Re: Recent Blind Buy Disappointments?

    Sounds nice. Lately I've been on a kick for soapy/clean scents, so I may just look into it. I don't expect too much from fragrances like these, that's why the low price tag.
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    Re: Any try J-Lo Desio for men?

    Tried it years ago. I don't remember much. I think it was a fruitier version of Versace Man (purple bottle) as I remember. Ultimately forgettable, I found it either very synthetic smelling, or even...
  27. Re: New Release: Lacoste Eau de Lacoste L.12.12 Blanc Limited Edition

    I wouldn't say that. The entire line has been out for about 2 years now, and I have yet to see any in discount stores. White/Blanc is a really big seller, believe me, it does very well in the US...
  28. Re: Found a bottle of gucci rush for men today

    Wow, I think the Pi EDP is more rare than Rush.
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    Re: Recent Blind Buy Disappointments?

    That doesn't sound too bad. Is it the one in the green cylinder bottle, or the same as Ecko Green but in silver?
  30. Re: Hidden Gems in plain sight? Store brands worth seeking out

    Ah, I see what you're saying! I have seen Michael Kors though being sold at Kohl's which is a department store.

    I dunno what to call fragrances from Banana Republic, A&F, Gap, Hollister,...
  31. Re: Versace VS Issey, a litle help pease.

    They both suck to me. Eau Frachie smells much better, but it's not worth retail. Issey smells like pepper water mixed with bleach.
  32. Re: Hidden Gems in plain sight? Store brands worth seeking out

    I would think of Michael Kors as a designer label, not a store brand really. That would make Ralph Lauren a store brand too, since they have stores as well, but in essence, they are all designer.
    ...
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    Re: Recent Blind Buy Disappointments?

    That's crazy, I didn't even know they made an oud, oh it must be a nightmare from Jovan!
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    Re: Recent Blind Buy Disappointments?

    It all adds up.
  35. Re: New Release: Lacoste Eau de Lacoste L.12.12 Blanc Limited Edition

    The notes look the same as the original, so I dunno if this is a different fragrance, or just a limited edition bottle.
  36. New Release: Lacoste Eau de Lacoste L.12.12 Blanc Limited Edition

    Lacoste is about to launch Eau de Lacoste L.12.12 Blanc Limited Edition as a modern edition inspired by white Lacoste polo shirt. The fragrance belongs to the L.12.12. collection which includes the...
  37. Re: How many sprays of l'instant de guerlain pour homme do you use?

    2-3
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    Recent Blind Buy Disappointments?

    Recently I purchased 2 cheapies. Marc Ecko Green, and Avon's Musk Wood. the total for both was only like 27 bucks or so, so not a big deal.

    I'm usually not fond of Avon fragrances, but Musk Wood...
  39. Re: Excellent smelling ladies perfume with longevity(shes 46 yrs old)

    You really can't go wrong with Shalimar, or Chanel No 5. Both are classics, classy, great quality, projection, longevity, and scream elegance imo. I think Shalimar may be a little more versatile,...
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    Re: A*Men Urban?

    If I had to guess.. it's probably just A*Men, with a different box and slightly different color juice, or tint on the star to make it look darker.

    I remember back in 2010, they did a "flanker" it...
  41. Re: $13.99 - 3.4oz Fahrenheit by Christian Dior tester on Overstock.com

    Whoever got in on this is lucky. I've seen some pretty insane deals on the O.
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    Re: Looking for new colognes

    For a unique aquatic, try Seduction in Black by Banderas. It's inexpensive.. but definitley smells rich and expensive. It's aquatic, but also gourmand, so for many it's the best of both world's. It's...
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    Re: Expensive cheapos: get your list out!

    Oh dear.. I'm gonna get ridiculed for this..but..Allure Homme Sport.

    Most of the Gucci Guilty line
    Polo Big Pony series
    Lacoste Essential/Essential Sport
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    Re: A*Men Urban?

    Alright, they emailed me back with this.

    "Agent, Apr 12 20:29

    This is a newly launched item that we received almost 2 weeks ago. We do not have the notes since there is practically no...
  45. Re: Niche/Natural Fragrance Suggestions For Beginner

    Lavender is a pretty easy note to identify, when the common lavender note is used. There are also other types of lavender, like say "white lavender" which smells more like a floral note. Lavender...
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    Re: A*Men Urban?

    I emailed the seller, waiting on a reply.. may not get one until Monday if they operate with normal business day hours. Looking forward to finding some info on it.
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    Re: Is my acqua di gio a fake?

    Looks legit to me. I'm not an expert on AdG and its clones, but I do know there are definitley knock-offs of it out there. Like others have suggested, aquatics don't really last long. AdG...
  48. Re: Niche/Natural Fragrance Suggestions For Beginner

    Well those designer scents you have there could give anybody a headache. There are lots of safe designer scents, that won't give you a headache. I would start with the very popular Dior homme, and...
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    Re: Favorite Creeds by smell only

    I haven't tried as many Creeds as many of you have. To me Aventus is pretty nice in terms of smell, but the price doesn't justify it. I wouldn't buy a Creed unless I was getting it from a reliable...
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    Re: Creamy/sweet citrus/fruity?

    Edition Blanche is a good recommendation. Perhaps you should also consider Daddy Yankee for men, this is a creamy fruity, chocolatey, spicy fragrance, it actually hits you from many angles. Samba...
  51. Esprit Men's Frags, Do They Make Anything Memorable?

    This is a house I always see being overlooked. Does anybody have any experience with their stuff? I have never seen any on the shelves here at discounters, and am skeptical to blind buy something...
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    A*Men Urban?

    I was browsing Ebay looking for a cheap bottle of Pure Shot, when I came across this.
    ...
  53. Re: Something similar but better than Bvlgari Pour Homme extreme?

    To me, Bvlgari pH Extreme is similar to Voyage d'Hermes EDT and EDP, more so the EDT.. but if you have longevity problems with pH Extreme (which personally gives me above average longevity) than VdH...
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    Poll: Re: Favorite A*Men Flanker + A*Men

    lol poor Pure Shot is gonna get no votes.
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    Re: Tam Dao EDP question

    On the longevity subject. Some of these Diptyque's honestly last too long on me. Ya I said it.. I am not fond of fragrance base notes lingering on the skin for hours and hours. It ruins the...
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    Re: Irish Spring scent

    OMG, what I would give to find a fragrance that's reasonably priced that smells like Irish Spring. Seriously... some of the recommendations I've tried are just flat out ludicrous. Mugler Cologne?...
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    Re: Have you ever tried...

    It's probably the patchouli in here making it feel more masculine. I had a little sample of this that I received from Perfumania. I didn't put it on my skin, but I sprayed it on the armoire door...
  58. Re: Do you guys feel strange when you don't put on any fragrance?

    wrong thread.
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    Re: An Amazing Citrus?

    For me, Lacoste L.12.12 White is one of the best smelling citruses I've ever smelled, but now after owning a bottle for some time, I notice longevity to be pretty poor, usually gone within 4 hours.
    ...
  60. Re: For you Green Valley fans out there...

    I was fortunate enough to sample this years ago before it was discontinued. It's actually very impressive, from a house that to me, just has overhyped mediocre fragrances. There's definitley...
  61. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/9/14) Round 2: Aventus vs YSL L`Homme

    LOL, this is gonna be funny.. why don't you just scratch the competition and crown Aventus the winner now.
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    Re: Tam Dao EDP question

    I'm sorry for you guys who get poor longevity with it, personally I got a full days worth. I put it on around noon, and it lasted me past midnight, until I went to sleep, but I couldn't detect it in...
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    Re: Tam Dao EDP question

    I'm probably in the minority then preferring the EDT.

    The EDP is nice and all.. but there's a little too much going on for my liking, I like it as just a simple sandalwood with an authentic...
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    Re: Bargain bin favorites

    Jeeze there's way too many to name. Fact is you could get most designer frags at a "cheapy" price at some time or another.
  65. Re: Robes08's Top 100 Designer Fragrances List

    CK Be is really a masterpiece imho, very underrated. Not sure if it was reformulated or something, but the current CK Be is amazing. Very simple, and my "go to" frag, when I can't decide what I wanna...
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    Re: Tam Dao EDP question

    TY for this. The EDT comes off to many people as an overdose of ISO E Super, which may be what you are smelling when you say "synthetic".. ya the EDP is certainly different. The sandalwood note in...
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    Re: XXi century Brut?

    Sartorial is a more expensive more refined Brut for sure. I'd say something more modern though would be True Force by Avon, if you can find it, it's discontinued now and harder to find. It reminds me...
  68. Re: Versace Pour Homme: The Best Fresh Designer Fragrance!

    To me it's pretty boring. It smells almost the same as Adidas Moves, which can be had for a fraction of the price.
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    Tam Dao EDP question

    So I just got my sample of Tam Dao EDP, and I gotta say.. it smells a bit different from the EDT from what I can recall. I haven't worn the EDT in a number of years though, but the EDP has to have...
  70. Re: AZZARO POUR HOMME ELIXIR fragrance?

    You can get this one anywhere. I don't know of any knock offs of it. I got mine from a swap I think at least 2 years ago. I remember seeing it on scentedmonkey though for around 30 for the big bottle.
  71. Re: I feel like Borneo 1834 is not getting the praise it deserves on here..

    I did enjoy this one, with its definite similarities to A*Men. I dunno though.. maybe it's my taste, or just where I live in the humidity.. maybe the fact that I don't really care for patchouli. I...
  72. Re: Top two fragrances from Guerlain, Chanel, Dior and Hermes

    My list definitley isn't conclusive, since, unfortunately, I have only smelled a handful of Guerlain's (they're hard to find around here for some reason), same with Hermes, but Hermes is very...
  73. Re: Robes08's Top 100 Designer Fragrances List

    Half of those are pretty bad imo, I don't feel Le Male is worth #1 on the list either, but I guess these are his personal choices. I believe this list he made is older too, his taste might have...
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    Re: Best sprayers?

    Although Creed is notorious for having a sprayer like a fire hose, I don't doubt that one bit, but..

    OMG, so today my sotd, or morning was Eau Maximum, I am wearing just a t shirt, sprayed some at...
  75. Re: Found a bottle of gucci envy 50ml today

    That's about 60 American, great price. You could easily sell it for 100-150 American, I've seen the 3.4 oz bottles going for over 200 on Ebay. I would keep it though, as it's a part of fragrance...
  76. Re: Designer Fruity/Citrus with Decent Performance

    This is actually a pretty good fragrance. I used up my mini bottle of this when I bought the coffret set with the 4 mini's. It reminds me of a pepper, apple bubble gum, performs quite well too. Sweet...
  77. Re: Orange... orange... orange... oh oh oh...range!

    So it was probably something mass market, something available at like Sephora, Macy's, etc. Strong presence of orange, but more masculine than Happy. sounds like it may be Lacoste L.12.12...
  78. Re: Designer Fruity/Citrus with Decent Performance

    On the topic of Happy.. have you guys tried Samba Natural? To me their openings smell very similar, Natural takes the turn into a citrusy vetiver though, while Happy just turns into nothing....
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    Re: A whole new experience

    Congrats on not smoking for 7 days, hopefully you can give it up. I was in your shoes too, as many of us were, it's hard as hell.. that's another topic all together.

    But, damn.. what a difference...
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    Re: Creed Aventus...Polo Green?

    I guess they both smell woodsy. They smell nothing alike to me though.
  81. Any fans of Tommy Hilfiger True Star?

    Tommy Hilfiger True Star
    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.1397.jpg

    I think this stuff is really underrated. It's a high quality and extremely unique designer scent. I can't help but think of...
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    Re: Similar to Burberry London?

    In short.. no. There is nothing close to Burberry London. I do find Varvatos Vintage, and Rocawear Evolution to be in the same category though, but I wouldn't say similar.
  83. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/5/14): Pure Malt vs Rose 31

    For me it's easy.. Pure Malt is overrated. It's good, but there are many fragrances similar to it. There is nothing like Rose 31.. this one is a special gem, still holding out for a bottle.
  84. Re: Designer Fruity/Citrus with Decent Performance

    I wouldn't recommend Cerruti Si, although I have never tried it, I heard it's a nice one. Recently, I was looking up info on it, and it appears to be discontinued and going for extremely high prices...
  85. Re: I'm going to San Francisco tomorrow! What should I try?

    If there's a Diptyque there, definitley check them out. Try out Tam Dao, Philosykos, and Eau Duelle, as these 3 are probably the most mass appealing from the line, the others are ehh.. catering to...
  86. Re: Designer Fruity/Citrus with Decent Performance

    Ya, Bergamotto Marino is a nice one. It has like a Hermes quality to it, in the way that they make their scents. I would also consider Bvlgari pH Extreme, this is a grapefruit dominated fragrance,...
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    Re: Esencia Loewe Sport!?

    Thanks for the feedback, I will keep my eyes open for it.
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    Re: My mind has been blown..

    Just get Al Rehab Silver, you can find a bottle for under 10 bucks. It smells just like SMW but has better projection/longevity.
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    Re: Bogart Silver Scent

    I used to own Magnetism, and have tested SS, but can't remember much about it, other than it had a strong grape/raspberry like note. Magnetism to me, smells similar to Armani Code, but is more...
  90. Re: Just getting into Fragrances . Advice neededon new things to try.

    Nautica Voyage is a nice aquatic, that lasts forever.
  91. Re: Help a brother out! Another Fake GIT Thread

    Pictures would probably benefit you the most. Creed bottles are also inconsistent, just like their juice inside, but I know most of them to always say "Creed" on top of the atomizer.
  92. Poll: Re: Would buy and wear a fragrance if everyone detested it but you loved it?

    This comes to mind. :grin:

    http://vimeo.com/31688625
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    Re: Voyage d'hermes EDT v EDP

    True, Bvlgari pH Exteme, is reminiscent of VdH EDT, imho.
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    Re: Soapy/clean/fresh?

    Soapy - Reminds me of soap.. often times has lavender as a main note, and florals.
    Clean - Can be a variety of other genres, I don't really think "clean" is a genre, rather an adjective.
    Fresh -...
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    Re: Did I goof?

    Well.. somebody on Ebay appears to be selling the same type, with the same atomizer. Maybe they used to be like this at one time?
    ...
  96. Re: New Fragrance: DSQUARED² Intense He Wood

    The original smelled like magic marker to me. I ended up swapping my 1 oz bottle.. even 1 oz of it was too much. I have yet to try the flankers, but a friend tells me they are a bit overrated and...
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    Re: Voyage d'hermes EDT v EDP

    They smell very similar to me. The EDT is a bit fresher, while the EDP, has that "grilled meat" smell. I never really knew what the smell was, until people pointed it out on here.. then I was like...
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    Re: obsession

    Nice find! I haven't smelled very many vintage juices, but this is one that I have, and it smells exceptional compared to today's Obsession.
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    Re: What's the best men's musk fragrance?

    For me, it's CK Be. I don't know many musks that don't smell stinky. CK Be is a great clean and floral white musk. I heard Narciso Rodriguez Musc edition is pretty good, but I also heard it smells...
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    Re: Average Joe's nose?

    Ya same thing. I have a bottle of Drakkar Noir that my dad used in the 80's. He wanted something to wear one day from my collection so I said "remember this one". He sprayed some on and before he...
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