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    Re: tauer pentachords Verdant review

    no one asked but id just like to share.. ordered a sample set -- containing incense rose, lonestar memories, l.a.d.d. marocain, incense extreme & une rose chypree -- last time from tauer.. tried them...
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    Re: tauer pentachords Verdant review

    thanks so much folks for all the insights

    i'll (most probably) request this as a sample then :)
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    tauer pentachords Verdant review

    has anyone tried the tauer pentachords Verdant?

    robin from nowsmellthis liked it and i am tempted to buy it unsniffed as my nose usually agrees with her 'likes'..
    though just looking around in...
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    Re: 10 must have fragrances for men???

    with all due respect, i think lutens SMLR is as unisex as a unisex rose can be.. from lutens i own and love the smell of un lys a la nuit but i dont wear them out deeming them 'too feminine' for my...
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    Re: Frangipani suggestions?

    i work in Singapore and have probably seen a few frangipani trees around.. though i remember it more from my childhood in the philippines where there were lots of it around our school campus.. and it...
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    Re: If you could go back in time for a day...

    ah yes indeed :) :(
  7. Re: Fragrances last far longer on "dirty" skin than freshly cleaned skin?

    yes.. theoretically
    like 'fountain' here though, i dont really put moisturizer on my body.. anyway for me, spraying perfume is the last thing i do before i go as i assume it give my body time to...
  8. Thread: Immortelle

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    Re: Immortelle

    i own eau noire and have samples of sables.. i love eau noire but would probably love it more if the lavender top notes stayed throughout to maintain the extra kick.. but like i said, i love it...
  9. Thread: Immortelle

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    Re: Immortelle

    mechant loup is the only one i have.. i dont recognize immortelle in this either.. hmm..
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    Re: Vegetable Group Fragrances !!

    diptyque virgilio smells of herbs.. i think thyme..
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: November 2010

    Encre Noir

    i wasnt planning on buying and was out to get a gift for my friend, didnt find what i was looking for her so i got this for myself.. never tried this before and was just curious since...
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    Re: Upcoming releases?

    hmm.. im quite a fan of dior so am looking forward to this collection, thanks for mentioning this release.. i think they're trying to kill my wallet.....
  13. Re: Has anyone sniffed Malle's "portrait of a lady" yet?

    ei?? didnt know i was in the female frag forum.. hehe.. sorry.. anyways.. since im here.. same questions for those who have tried.. tnx
  14. Re: Has anyone sniffed Malle's "portrait of a lady" yet?

    (too) spicy sounds good to me :)
    sounds interesting!!

    not familiar with lyric so thinking randomly, does it in any way similar to either tauer incense rose? or diptyque l'ombre too?

    so i...
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    Re: Scary how much my taste is changing...

    im kinda agreeing with this.. seems "older designers" for me too..
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    Re: Serge Lutens scents for beginners

    congrats on your purchase.. sounds awesome..
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    Re: Scary how much my taste is changing...

    among the mentioned i have only tried le male which i own and a*men which i dont..

    well, no one's asking :) but anyway, for me, basing on those you have named, my taste has somewhat 'changed' the...
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    Re: Scary how much my taste is changing...

    hahaha.. what is the message of this
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    Re: Scary how much my taste is changing...

    personally i dont like polo on me.. but i like the smell in itself

    and IMO it doesnt smell 'old' if thats what you mean.. it's classic, but not old.. to my nose at least.. i dunno about girls but...
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    Re: What's so unique about Creed Himalaya?

    nice name.. average odour
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    Re: Serge Lutens scents for beginners

    MKK?? woooww :P nasty and beautiful.. definitely a must try from lutens.. but like i said, many call it nasty/dirty.. let us know if you liked it

    i suggest daim blond.. classy, unique & easy to...
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    Re: Are you use female scents?

    yup indeed :P rephrased in a milder manner
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    Re: Are you use female scents?

    not directly related.. but it just came to my mind how annick goutal releases certain fragrances in both 'female' and 'male' bottles :) a his and hers of the same scent (dunno if any other house does...
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    Re: Are you use female scents?

    haha.. true :) i wonder if anyone has started a thread called "what's your favorite "I'm a man, come and take me" fragrance"
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    Re: Are you use female scents?

    a lot of articles i've come across say that "jasmine is considered as the “King of Flowers"".. and yes, they call rose the "Queen"
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    Re: Are you use female scents?

    and it seems to be more taboo for men to wear 'feminine' fragrances than the other way around.. used to remember my younger days when people in school consider girls to be cool wearing eternity for...
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    Re: Your favorite powdery masculines

    Joop homme
    Lutens Fleur de Citronnier
    dior homme
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    Re: Body Kouros; Longevity and power

    i like to compare BK more to lolita lempicka AM & bvlgari black (especially in aura & style) which are all done by the same perfumer.. and for my nose/skin, it lies somewhere in between.. actually...
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    Poll: Re: Dior Homme vs YSL l'Homme

    ??

    totally not the same league..

    i love both houses but:
    whether you like the weird comparisons of dior homme to makeup etc etc, dior homme is a unique scent.. l'homme smells similar to many...
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    Re: Are you use female scents?

    ah.. never got to try that :) sounds awesome..
  31. Re: Specific Orange Blossom question - Serge Lutens

    i have FDOrangeur i dont really wear it out as i find it a tad too heavy or syrupy and it's a bit too feminine-ish for my taste.. but its nice to smell once in a while..

    fleur de citronnier i...
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    Re: serge lutens export line for christmas

    oh is it? just came from the lutens counter here last week and they didnt have it yet and didnt have any news either.. alrightee then, thanks!!
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    Re: Received fake Le Male off ebay... What to do

    mine doesnt have the gaultier at the back.. i have two bottles both no back mark..the bottom has the imprint though and smells authentic.. got one from the mall gaultier counter the other one from a...
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    serge lutens export line for christmas

    any idea if lutens will still release an exclusive scent to the export line for the holidays 2010?

    havent heard any news from the lutens counter at my area..
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    Re: Are you use female scents?

    i do wear some of them.. rochas femme, diorella et al.. they used to be feminine but were reformulated are still for women but are more masculine now and etc etc etc.. anyway all im saying you dont...
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    Re: What is the perfume of your parents?

    i think i grew up with my parents not really using any particular perfumes, so none that i can remember.. but i do remember pretty well how they smell :) i just know my mom is fond of scented...
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    Re: parfum d'empire's Fougere Bengale comments

    lol.. and you are still using it (and loving it if my assumption is correct)?? im so coveting this.. hahaha.. my friends are so gonna kill me if i mistakenly wear it out
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    Re: parfum d'empire's Fougere Bengale comments

    thanks.. that was very informative.. will take note.. and will also retest chergui to see if it is indeed the hay note that i am sensitive to or the thyme.. i dont remember being migraine-induced by...
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    Re: parfum d'empire's Fougere Bengale comments

    i hope i dont get curry overdose as i plan to purchase l'autre unsniffed!! anyway all the classic diptyques have been beautiful even if weird..

    is the curry accord in Fougere Bengale more potent...
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    parfum d'empire's Fougere Bengale comments

    reading reviews on parfum d'empire's Fougere Bengale puts it on my must try list..

    eau noire is one of my favorites and there's something about sables that overwhelms me to wear it but i love it...
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    Re: alternative to l'artisan fou d'absinthe

    thanks much to all for the comments and suggestions..

    will do!! am waiting for the f.malles to come here at our area.. should be around january 2011

    just an addendum.. it seems it's not purely...
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: November 2010

    one of my oldies n goodies too,, i'll hunt for this when i see a price that is right :)
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: November 2010

    bought body kouros a month or two ago.. didnt like it though on myself.. big part is because shared a lot of similarities with lolita lempicka AU which was spawned by the same perfumer, and probably...
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: November 2010

    its my 100th post :) so am spending it here
    bought some of my old but good friends.. m7, dune PH & dior homme.. loved them, loving them still :)
    cheers!!
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    Re: alternative to l'artisan fou d'absinthe

    Fille en Aiguilles does indeed have similarities.. so i guess it's the pine/pine-like accord that i am liking..
    im not sure if i 'love' the stewed fruits emanating from FEA though, i think i prefer...
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    Re: Pasha by Cartier Surprised Me

    not very surprised, but i didnt expect there would come a point i would like it a lot too.. i've used it a lot in the office as well.. my feeling towards it fluctuates though.. i remember this from...
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    Re: alternative to l'artisan fou d'absinthe

    i agree.. was reading the notes list of fou and though about polo green, but i though nah, polo green IS polo green..

    hmm.. will have to retry b*men.. honestly dont remember how it smelled like as...
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    Re: alternative to l'artisan fou d'absinthe

    yup i have tried that before and i think you're right, it does have have a similar feel to fou.. for some reason, i didnt buy a bottle for myself though (although i gave one as a gift to a friend).....
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    Re: Design your own fragrance

    hmm.. too many combinations that i like..

    so for now im thinking a comfort scent which is probably a crisp incensed lily.. (i have passage d'enfer but doesnt quite do it..)
    something to the tune...
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    Re: Any Bvlgari Black fans around?

    i bought it 'quite' unsniffed as well.. i didnt care for it at first and left it alone for quite some time.. but now it's one of my faves..

    but to be honest, i dont really consider it a 'sexy'...
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    alternative to l'artisan fou d'absinthe

    hi

    can anyone recommend a possible alternative to l'artisan's fou d'absinthe? my bottle is almost finished and i like it very much.. but although i really want to love it more, i was always hoping...
  52. Poll: Re: The Clash of The Titans Round 2 - The Yves Saint Laurent Poll. PLEASE READ RULES BEFORE VOTING.

    kouros & opium pour femme

    supposed to tie with m7 but anyway, i chose the classic one over my favorite, so am happy m7 is leading :P
    if only this voting boosts sales of m7.. hehe
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    Re: Favorite Amber?

    which is why i dont like it on me.. am ok with powdery, but i find it mostly too sweet.. same as sandalwood :) but i love these scents by themselves and i love smelling them on people

    if times and...
  54. Poll: Re: The Clash of The Titans Round 2 - The Serge Lutens Poll. PLEASE READ RULE BEFORE VOTING.

    hehe.. oops.. so far am the only one who voted miel de bois.. pls dont shoot!! it's weirdly one of my faves

    anyways was there any criteria for this 'cutting'? just curious.. or maybe i missed out...
  55. Re: I received a sample of dior fahrenheit from thepperfumedcourt and

    i have read and personally believe fahrenheit has been reformulated.. the classic version is one of my favorites so it was a bit of disappointment for me.. the older version has a sharp green violet...
  56. Re: Most Commonly Used Fragrance(s) in Your Current City/Town

    singapore..
    if my nasal memory is accurate, most common are bvlgari scents.. from aqua to blv..
    i also know a few who wear sport scents by chanel or bleu..
    not so much of 1 million yet.. maybe in...
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    Re: Fragrances & Places

    bella Toscana!!
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    Re: How similar/different is A*men from Pure Malt

    for potent fragrances i usually spray on my wrists and use that to apply elsewhere re-spray wrists then re-apply, etc.. so it's easier to wash off if i feel i've oversprayed :)

    i havent owned...
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    Re: Fragrances & Places

    o, thanks man :)
  60. Re: Why do people go for best sellers/famous scents??

    maybe this is your view, and it's a great view, but it's neither right nor wrong; on the other hand it's also neither right nor wrong that (perhaps) many people dont view this to be the gauge for a...
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    Re: Fragrances & Places

    i had wanted to come up with a similar thread.. glad u started one..

    when i got assigned to shanghai i had brought along my opium PH eau d'orient and happened to buy a bottle of eau d' cartier...
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    Re: Diptyque Eau Lente

    heavy & warm - yes IMO

    spicy - depends on what spicy is for you.. if you find the opopanax accord there spicy then it's a yes

    masculine - hard to define such for diptyque as most of their...
  63. Poll: Re: Renewed edition: The Clash of The Perfume Titans!

    pls do (stay).. i like your posts :)

    chill n cheers!!
  64. Poll: Re: Renewed edition: The Clash of The Perfume Titans!

    xxx

    oops.. is there a way to delete posts?
  65. Re: Post Pictures of Your Fragrance Collection: Part V

    lovely collection :) and beautiful photographing too!!

    may i know what those are on the right side of the 1st photo, the ones that look like violet chess people.. they look cute :)
  66. Re: Post Pictures of Your Fragrance Collection: Part V

    another wow collection!!
    when one has this much perfume, does one feel like he has all the perfume to last a lifetime??
    very nice..
  67. Re: Post Pictures of Your Fragrance Collection: Part V

    id probably steal from u :P
    it's a wow collection :)
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    Re: SotD - Thursday, 28 October 2010

    the kilian bottle is classy but is that the usual box packaging?? it's whoa nice!!
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    Re: SotD - Thursday, 28 October 2010

    it's a bit cold so i topped some parfum sacre over ck One.. cheers!!
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    Re: Diptyque Eau Lente

    interesting good scent.. very linear so what you smell at first is what you'll get all the way.. it smells like chocolatey spice (not quite gourmand though)..
    not my usual spicy trip though.. so...
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    Re: Montale Black Aoud as an alternative to M7?

    hmm?? what happened to m7.. reformulated?? i'm late with the news..
    how different is it? hope it is not so different from the ones i've been using before.. it's one of my all time faves :)
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    Re: Do you have any "1-spray only" fragrances?

    none (or none yet)..

    i seem to enjoy all my perfumes even with generous amounts.. otherwise, i either dont purchase or if i have it already, ditch the perfume if they eventually become...
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    Re: Do you have any "1-spray only" fragrances?

    lol at this.. which is why this scent is a must try for me :) sounds really interesting
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    Poll: Re: Ultimate powerhouse fragrance poll

    vintage fahrenheit

    though am voting from those that i have tried and liked..

    followed by polo green, drakkar & kouros

    havent smelled vintage antaeus so am not able to pick it..
  75. Re: Best sea salt / oceanic salty fragrances for men?

    dunno why but sea water always make me think of l'artisan Navegar

    am not a big fan of it though

    on the side, J del Pozo Quasar?
  76. Re: Which fragrance is destined to be the next Acqua di Gio, Le Male, etc.?

    ditto
    ditto and
    ditto
    ..

    and agree with the one who said there's currently too many fragrances around to probably produce something really iconic among the rest..

    speaking of iconic..am i...
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    Poll: Re: Le Male or Body Kouros?

    was hoping at least one will mention lolita :P will have to agree with u.. i prefer lolita lempicka AM over body kouros.. unfortunately on me, body kouros is too subtle and i do sense the camphor in...
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    Re: What are the top COMFORT scents?

    me.. i think patchouli is comforting but i dont think i have much perfumes with patchouli as primary note.. i have a lot of patchouli oils though..
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    Re: What are the top COMFORT scents?

    love this.. was just thinking of a thread like this.. luckily saw one :)

    comforts scents are 'seasonal' for me too, depends on the day and my mood.. though most often are either simple sweet...
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    Re: Your current favorite

    fahrenheit too.. but ironically my testing recollection of the reformulated version was that there was less (or none) violet blast in the opening and a softer version of the gasoline leather...
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    Re: What would R2D2 wear?

    or fuel for men :)
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    Re: Blu Mediterraneo Standouts?

    my favorite is the cipresso di toscana..

    the others were ok but didnt urge me to purchase (e.g. bergamotto, arancia, fico & mandorlo).. some i thought i have smelled before (myrtle)..

    the...
  83. limited/discontinued fresh M&S Harvard deo/cologne

    for anyone who is familiar with marks and spencer grooming products..

    just curious as i am sure i'm not dreaming.. pls correct me if im wrong that:

    (lots of) years ago there was a version of...
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    Re: What would R2D2 wear?

    probably

    and l'anarchiste for C3P0.. copper colored metalled scent
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    Re: Recommend Me a Good Unisex Rose

    agree.. love this
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    Re: Your top 5 powerhouse frags

    la chasse aux papillion.. lol.. just kidding!!

    fahrenheit
    kouros
    polo sport (may sound more like terminator after a shower but it's a powerhouse for me..)
    grey flannel
    a-men (soon for me)...
  87. Re: (diptyque) feu de bois.. wood fire.. fire on wood.. cold or hot.. whichever clicks

    ah.. sorry about my vague comment.. was pertaining to the diptyque feu de bois which only comes in candle and i think room spray (which i assume was what Master-Classter was referring to as well :P )...
  88. Re: (diptyque) feu de bois.. wood fire.. fire on wood.. cold or hot.. whichever clicks

    my mistake.. i havent smelled wonderwood yet since it's not yet available in the shops here i think, so will have to wait for that.. (i was initially thinking the '-wood' scents of Dsquared..)
  89. Re: (diptyque) feu de bois.. wood fire.. fire on wood.. cold or hot.. whichever clicks

    oh yes pleese indeed :)
    but considering the general feel of the newer fragrances they have released, i think one can only dream.. for now..

    will revisit wonderwood, thanks.. and i do have kyoto.....
  90. Re: (diptyque) feu de bois.. wood fire.. fire on wood.. cold or hot.. whichever clicks

    ahh.. this one i have, and i love.. it is quite reminiscent i agree.. thanks!!
  91. (diptyque) feu de bois.. wood fire.. fire on wood.. cold or hot.. whichever clicks

    any recommendations or favorite perfumes on this theme?? i've smelled the diptyque candle bearing this name, though the room spray is not available at our shops here so havent tried that..

    simply...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    haha.. just a little of opium PH i should say, and a little of happiness today :)
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    lol.. i feel for you on your first paragraph, but for different a reason.. my mom's nose is sensitive and gets easily irritated, or so she says :P but she loves fahrenheit (the original version) on...
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    Re: Suggestions on Coco Chanel for men..

    i think i have tested both and yes, if i remember right prefer the more balsamic EDP.. will have to revisit it again one of these days :) and maybe my open minded nose will be more openminded to...
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    Re: Suggestions on Coco Chanel for men..

    o really? i've just tried this and it smells really good.. you prefer the EDT or EDP? i think i liked the EDP more if i remember right
  96. Re: your favorite or recommended camphoric/mentholated/anisic/medicinal tinged perfumes

    thanks much guys n gals.. these were a great list.. will check these out!!
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    for me i would say Opium PH Eau d' Orient

    followed by Mugler's Cologne and Booster

    i havent tried my Le Male much yet as i suspect my officemates might kill me :P
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    love it too.. may i quote it for a few days for my facebook??
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    Suggestions on Coco Chanel for men..

    hi

    if i like (original) Coco by chanel, can anyone suggest a similar fragrance for this? i love the spiced balmy air and most of the body of this scent, but though i love many female fragrances,...
  100. Re: Whats with all the Declaration Limited Editions?

    hmm.. curious question.. but if my memory serves me right, unless it states a sub-name like those mentioned by indie_guy, the scent is the same..

    (though im curious now because Eau d' cartier...
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