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  1. Re: Guys...What perfume that women wear drives you crazy???

    Very true Smeller, however...its even an added bonus when the nape of there neck has thst warm drydown of an irresistable perfume. Like a cherry on the cake. heheheee
  2. Re: Guys...What perfume that women wear drives you crazy???

    Awesome replies!!!!!!!! From all over the world!

    leor_77 had a simliar experience as well. No doubt, now when I smell a perfume that drives me nuts I'll try and find a way to small talk and...
  3. Curious to know what you ladies think of....

    La Parouse perfume by Gilly Hicks?

    I came across it in the mall and it was wafting out of the Gilly Hicks boutique, drove me out of my mind!! It was so irresistable.

    If you havent tried...
  4. Guys...What perfume that women wear drives you crazy???

    I was walking in the mall nearest me when out of the blue I walked past a store boutique for women called Gilly Hicks. I was blown away!!! Wafting out of the store and into the mall in front was a...
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    Re: Varvatos Vintage

    lmao...marinated meat. Michael for men...definately a HUGE blast of Pipe Cherry Tobacco, I just automatically smelled it in Vintage, wonder if these pro's on the site smell it as well.

    marinated...
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    Varvatos Vintage

    Glad to be back on Basenotes. Been away for a while.

    I recently purchased The One by D&G and got a bag full of samples. One of them was Varvatos original and Vintage by Varvatos.

    Put...
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    Re: Scents that smell like BO?!? :o

    That whole Cumin thing does smell bad IMHO. I tried Kiss for Him and the Cumin in it was evident, no go on that one. lol

    If you love spicy food then you know that Cumin is predominant in...
  8. Thread: Diesel??

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    Diesel??

    Just tried this on my wrist the other day and sprayed it on paper as well as the Tommy Bahama Middle cologne (The second one they came out with).

    Diesel smelled a bit better on paper after 3...
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    Re: Scents that make you behave differently

    NOW THIS IS AN AWESOME POST!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Someone hit it right on the head! IT does evoke behavior or mood.


    A power suit for a wedding or a meeting or just a formal event for me evokes...
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    Re: Lucky No.6......a hidden gem?????

    yea...strange!!!! Thats the only way I can describe it...lol...."Dark-Fresh" those two words together seems like a brain bender or something but it really IS true.

    The longevity kinda sucks...
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    Re: M7 on sale @ Perfumania!!!!

    lol lol I meant Vial sample...hahahaaaaaaaaaaa

    I will try that suggestion of SEXUAL by Michel Germain.

    Macy's carry that?

    Nordstrom's???

    Thanks.
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    Re: M7 on sale @ Perfumania!!!!

    Has anybody out there who has M7 been told they smell like a church candle or something to that nature? I'm being serious not fececious. I tried the vile sample of this, maybe I didn't give it a...
  13. Re: "Spoiling a scent by wearing it to work"...

    lol lol.....I work as a Custodian and let me tell you I slipped up a couple of times wearing great stuff to work. during the summer..lol. It's frustrating for me.

    During the summer months we have...
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    Re: Lucky No.6......a hidden gem?????

    But more of a "dark fresh" if that is a new invented way to explain No.6...it has a fresh smell yet just a bit of the plum note to give it a deep scent as well. weird.

    When I first tried this...
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    Re: Lucky No.6......a hidden gem?????

    Nice feedback, much thanks!

    I find that the bottle actually sprays "Mist-like" the Chinese writing is cool as well, the purple bottle is great to show the Plum notes. Theres more forceful spray...
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    Lucky No.6......a hidden gem?????

    Glad the forum is BACK! Nice! Awesome.

    I would like to hear from some owners of Lucky No.6 by Lucky Brand (Liz Claiborne)??

    Last Saturday night I had the perplexing look in my side...
  17. Re: What would be considered "Synthetic" cologne

    Funny, now that I smell Hugo by Hugo Boss I can see why it smells synthetic! lol

    All the other ones I have in my wardrobe have that "Real note" smell to them, then I went back and smelled Hugo...
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    Re: Leather - a study in 3 parts

    Leather - a study in 3 parts you say?

    The best leather studied in 3 parts is:

    1. Female

    2. Leather Brazier

    3. Leather thong.
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    Re: Thoughts on Burberry London

    Funny, I first smelled this in a GQ type of Magazine on one of those folded pages with the scent on it...loved it!!!!! Then went to smell it at Macy's on my skin...now the Tobacco note I can pick up...
  20. Re: Calvin Klein to launch new men's signature fragrance

    I agree! IMHO.

    Calvin Klein has "Jumped the shark" IMHO. The constant cranking out of fragrances has made it a Corporate scent. They lost me when they came out with CK One.

    Now it's...
  21. Re: Opinions and help...Any of these cologne samples good???

    Thanks for all the help.

    I'm going with Unforgiveable 1st buy, Lucky Number 6 second buy, and lastly for Octoberfest...lol Michael for Men....must smell awesome in the Fall/Winter!!1

    Thanks...
  22. Re: Recommendations for a clean masculine scent?

    Another vote for Allure Sport (silver bottle) for Men

    second...Bvlgari Extreme
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    Re: ** Rich Cherry Aroma ** ??

    Funny you should say a Pipe tobacco cherry scent because I havent tried a whole deluge of colognes but I have tried whats in the "tested" in my wardrobe.

    My answer to you is a definate MICHAEL FOR...
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    Re: How/When to properly apply cologne?

    Usually 3 sprays to the neck. 1 for each side of the neck and one on the front adams apple...lol. Thats what I do.

    Then 1 spray on the top of each forearm above where you would wear your...
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    Re: James Bonds cologne in "Casino Royale"???

    What an awesome Bond man'!

    A total bad ass and such a great breath of fresh air on a Bond movie. they killed this poor fellow Daniel Craig before it came out and they released who the new Bond...
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    Re: James Bonds cologne in "Casino Royale"???

    Floris 89 for men or unisex?

    This looked like it was a square bottle, like a cologne bottle?

    I'll check it out on this directory.

    I'll give it to the British.....if there was ever a...
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    James Bonds cologne in "Casino Royale"???

    Finally got to see James Bond -Casino Royale this past Saturday.

    Great Bond! Daniel Craig got killed in the press before it came out but it was awesome!


    My question is this: In the movie...
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    Re: Polo Blue - Ralph Lauren

    Sweet powdery is a good way to describe RL's new fragrances. Polo Sport will always be a favorite to many, perfect right out of the gym or on the go.

    I find Double Black to be a fragrance that...
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    Re: new allure sport vs original allure sport

    I wish I would have known that before I bought the Allure Sport silver bottle....lol..well...I'm gonna have to live with the silver one until it goes bye bye...lmao.
  30. Re: Is Rive Gauche a Summer scent, or a winter scent?

    Before you buy blind...go to your local barbershop and get a haircut, what your neck and ears smell like after they put the lotion on after they shave your neck is what Rive Gauche smells like...
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    Re: Polo Blue - Ralph Lauren

    Dont like it. It has that hint of "Old Lady spicey annisette" scent in its drydown this drydown scent is also found in Fresh Attitude that just came out IMHO. It's that last tinge of drydown that...
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    Re: new allure sport vs original allure sport

    I have the silver bottle Allure Sport...this is the good one you guys are talkning about?
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    Silver bottle????
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    Re: looking for inexpensive cologne

    Brut by Faberge'!!!!!!! lol

    British Sterling?

    Jovan Musk- straight from the cats ass...lol lmao.

    Just kiddin.
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    Re: Lucky no 6 Cologne - Liz Claibourne

    How True!!!!! This doesn't last on me either. I put it on at 1:30 today and it lasted till dinnertime!!!! I got about 6 hours at the most and then it becomes faint.

    Too bad they cant work on...
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    Re: Lucky no 6 Cologne - Liz Claibourne

    Have it on right now before work and I love it!!!

    Its my next purchase!!
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    Re: Allure Sport Cologne Sport (Seasonal?)

    This scent is awesome!!!!!!!!!! I agree!!! Take the cap off and sniff the sprayer nozzle...lol Love that smell! Thats the endnote. Great alternative to A.D.G. and Polo Sport, I'll even say a bit...
  37. Re: Elegant fragrance: Hugh Parsons Blue smells like...

    Hugh Parsons Blue is the jiznoint. lol

    I got this recommendation from Jock with scents and if you like "Mettalic" scents then this one is a winner. It's classy, clean, elegant, and a great...
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    Re: Comparisons. Help please.

    Call me crazy but I tried this one and loved it and if your looking for a Smokey Bluesy boozy, suede leathery smell..a great cool weather, winter as well, scent; then try Michael for men.
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    Re: Wrist watches + perfume = bad combo?

    I have the same problem...but I say keep the watch and do a spray to both sides of the neck and the front Adams Apple...then put a spray by your right underside arm(the Crook?) and your left...
  40. Re: Wedding today at 2:30 p.m. Which one of these IYHO should I wear??? Help!

    I totally agree!!!!! I'm glad I got a suggestion to buy Hugh Parsons Blue by Jock with Scents on this site.

    Your right. The scent is Thee best all around perfect scent to suggest for any guy to...
  41. Re: Wedding today at 2:30 p.m. Which one of these IYHO should I wear??? Help!

    Good looking out Dimtri!

    I'm going with Michael for Men at 5 today. I have some on my left overside palm...God!!!! I put it on at 10 a.m. just a dab from my fingertip and it goes on sooooooo...
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    Re: The SEXIEST fragrance you know/own..

    Hell...now it would be Lucky No.6 and Michael for Men. Unforgiveable at a close 3rd.
  43. Re: Your Thoughts on Michael for men and where to get it.

    lol A garage sale with half the neighborhood woman smelling your scent! lmao
  44. Re: Wedding today at 2:30 p.m. Which one of these IYHO should I wear??? Help!

    Man'''...ya know I swear I was thinking of one cologne TO wear and Traditional was thee one....that unique playful classy clean smell would have gone good with a suit and tie!

    damn! heheheeee
    ...
  45. Re: Your Thoughts on Michael for men and where to get it.

    lmao lol Tell me about it! This cologne has gotten some damn good reviews from women...hahhaaaaaaa lol I mean to hell with those 'What do women think is sexyon a man as far as cologne"...
  46. Re: Wedding today at 2:30 p.m. Which one of these IYHO should I wear??? Help!

    Thanks you two. much Appreciated.

    I'll try the Ungaro III.

    I'll save a Canole for ya! lol lmao

    Thanks fella's
  47. Re: Your Thoughts on Michael for men and where to get it.

    Funny...I wore it yesterday to work and it was a hot day...lol..all I kept thinking about was, "Awwww man, I shouldn't have used it today with the heat and all." lol But I sweat at work a bit and I...
  48. Wedding today at 2:30 p.m. Which one of these IYHO should I wear??? Help!

    It's a beautiful 69* here on the island, springtime, and I have a wedding at 2:30 and a reception at 5 p.m. Out of the following colognes which one of them would you wear today??

    You guys and...
  49. Re: How Often Do You Visit the Fragrance Counter?

    Hell...these past few months I felt like I worked there..lol. I've been to Macy's so much I had to branch out to Huntington Saks and Roosevelt Field so as the counter women dont think I'm nuts!

    ...
  50. Your Thoughts on Michael for men and where to get it.

    Compared to most recent nightime dark sensual scents how does Michael for men fare up to them In Your Humble OP?

    I called 3 TJ Maxx stores and they didn't have this cologne, any thoughts on...
  51. Re: Perfumes that accompany Princess and Tommy Bahama and Bur. Brit

    Ladies....Thank You very much!!! I just checked the posts and I'll write down the suggestions, cant wait to go with her and smell them to see if they ...A'hem'...move me! lol

    Anymore...
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    Re: F*** Unforgivable

    I Guess he's out with another cologne but I have to be honest, I tried Unforgiveable over this past winter on sample card and my wife loved it! lol...She asked what cologne it was and when I told...
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    Re: Acqua Di Gio...Is there an alternative?

    I agree with Allure Sport for a substitute for A. D. Gio.
  54. Re: Sensual Nighttime dark masculine colognes???

    My Apologies to the many, something went wrong on the website with my last post, I didn't send it 4 or 5 times. I apologize.

    Please feel free to keep them coming and I appreciate all your help, I...
  55. Re: What do YOU consider is a "Nighttime sexy, classy Cologne for men"??

    Thanks to everyone! You guys are thee best.

    I'll research the pyramid notes on all of these and see what I can try out at macy's or Saks or somethin'..if not I'll do the 10 sample thing from...
  56. Re: Sensual Nighttime dark masculine colognes???

    I will check on the scents notes and now that you say there masculine I like them even more.

    Just as you cannot force a horse to drink from a pond I cannot wear female scents. lol

    Sorry, but I...
  57. Re: What do YOU consider is a "Nighttime sexy, classy Cologne for men"??

    More , more more my brotha's and sista's...more suggestions! lol
  58. Re: Sensual Nighttime dark masculine colognes???

    moondeva said: I believe that most colognes (male or female) work at any time of day as long as you feel the mood and it works well with your chemistry. However, there are a few 'masculine' colognes...
  59. Re: Sensual Nighttime dark masculine colognes???

    I shall try GUCCI ENVY my NJ friend. lol

    The Boss, Bon Jovi, Frank Sinatra,....ya got a good pedigree over there in Jersey...not to mention "Satriale's Pork store" pal...come through for me here...
  60. Re: What do YOU consider is a "Nighttime sexy, classy Cologne for men"??

    Thanks!!! I've written down these colognes and hope to try them at least in a sample form...out here on the island...to try and find them is another story! Ugggg! It's a nightmare, to try macy's...
  61. What do YOU consider is a "Nighttime sexy, classy Cologne for men"??

    Any Suggestions?

    Whats the one cologne or however many YOU think emits class, elegance and just a nighttime only dark cologne. No Sports, no aqua's, no all around...just pure sexuality and...
  62. Sensual Nighttime dark masculine colognes???

    What do you consider a nighttime sensual masculine cologne?

    I'm pulling my hair out to try and find the one cologne to round out my wardrobe from Sporty, clean, classy to finally the last...
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    Re: Reflections on Creed

    I tried them out today and I give the CREED fans credit. I do not like CREED at all!

    Out of all of them Himalaya smelled like snow and cool winter to me, thats the best one out of all of them.
    ...
  64. Re: One more cologne to get....Need help with 06' and 07' releases!!!

    Got back from Saks 5th today and tried every CREED line they had that fit into my liking...the woman helped me as far as staying away from the more female smelling CREEDS...lol...sorry, thats my...
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    Re: Chic or Terre

    Go with Chic.
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    Re: The SEXIEST fragrance you know/own..

    Hmmmmm..the sexiest of them all has to be "Eau D' Underarm Homme" lol..

    THEE sexiest fragrance happens to be your own Pheromones! Laugh if you want but the truth is the truth...it's what REALLy...
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    Re: Your Top 3 Scents With Staying Power

    Traditonal Blue- H.Parsons

    Hugo- Hugo Boss

    Allure Sport- Chanel
  68. Re: One more cologne to get....Need help with 06' and 07' releases!!!

    Burberry...cool, written down.

    Anymore would be appreciated.
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    One more day for suggestions....anymore????
  69. Perfumes that accompany Princess and Tommy Bahama and Bur. Brit

    Yeaaaaa...lol...another guy asking a question to the ladies out there but it's not a sexual tryin to get action question about what cologne you women love..lmao.

    First and foremost...I am not...
  70. Re: One more cologne to get....Need help with 06' and 07' releases!!!

    Nice!!!!! Awesome...I wrote them all down. I DID try Terre d' Hermes and did not like it at all...ewwww..lol.

    Got a list of: Armani Remix, Amouage Reflection man, II Profumo's G11, Ice Man...
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    Re: Perry Ellis 18

    YES! It is very strong indeed, you would definately get a ,"Who's wearing cologne?" remark in the office with this one.

    Just a strange morose smell...clean though dont get me wrong but reversed...
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    Re: KOUROS Revelation

    I must admit I never tried Kouros and I should I guess in a sample form.

    However what I think happened may have happened to me in some other scent.

    I've been wearing cologne EVERY day...lol. ...
  73. Re: One more cologne to get....Need help with 06' and 07' releases!!!

    Writin' down this one too...thanks

    Hope to hear many more suggestions!
  74. Re: One more cologne to get....Need help with 06' and 07' releases!!!

    Ewwwww..I forgot...I tried a vile sample of Terre' D' hermes' thats a definate no-go...lol I liked the name and figured what the hell...lol

    That and Guerlain and M7, they were too weird for me.
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  75. Re: One more cologne to get....Need help with 06' and 07' releases!!!

    Armani Remix is duly noted....how about some more?

    C'mon everyone I know your out there...anymore suggestions, I look to you all for some good try's.
  76. One more cologne to get....Need help with 06' and 07' releases!!!

    I was wondering if I could get some suggestions on a cologne thats been overwhelmingly good...an 06' release and an 07'.

    I need some suggestions. My wardobe is accessable on this site and I would...
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    Re: Perry Ellis 18

    I got this as a sample when I bought Chanel Allure Sport for me and Tommy Bahama for my wife.

    It is very safe and for some reason it smells morose to me? lol I mean it has notes that for some...
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    Re: Which scents make you cranky?

    Hugo by Hugo Boss in the Summertime, thats why I wear it in the Fall and Winter it is too strong and the notes burn my sinuses in warm weather.
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    Re: What does "soapy" mean?

    "Soapy" is more of your Sporty cologne smells..the idea of leaving a gym or your house, whatever and putting on a cologne for daywear thats "Soapy" or "Clean" smelling.

    It's a classier version of...
  80. Re: If you had to choose a perfume for your woman...

    So far The Princess by Vera Wang is what i would pick as her signature scent, i have to try many more but this one is awesome to me.
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    Re: Forest / pine fragrance

    Man i can nail this one on the head!!!!!!

    HUGO by Hugo Boss!!!!! I've had this for years now and the wife loves it.

    It is strong as hell and woodsy and piney SHOULD be on the box of this...
  82. Re: which fragrances are loved most/hated most by your wife/girlfriend/boyfriend

    She LOVES Hugo by Hugo Boss the flask, from freakin' 1993 but she says its a manly scent.

    She smelled L'Homme and Traditional Blue and liked them immediately...lol

    You want to know what she...
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    Re: Acqua Di Gio...Is there an alternative?

    I've owned l 'Eau Dissey for about 2 years now and that comes to mind absolutely!

    It is very floral and citrusy at first smell....dont be turned away believe me, the drydown is awesome in warm...
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    Re: Nautica Voyage vs. Nautica Island Voyage

    I samples Nautica Voyage...not bad but in the back of my mind I thought theres that end note or aftersmell tinge to it that irked me just a bit.

    I even tried Perry Ellis 18, came out either in...
  85. Re: Opinions and help...Any of these cologne samples good???

    Funny, I thought of the same thing...calling it White men in this day of Imus! lmao

    Thats the name they gave it though...lmao

    Well.....out of that whole list I tried I found 1 cologne worth...
  86. Opinions and help...Any of these cologne samples good???

    Hey all,

    I went through the whole lot of C.Herrera's colognes and none of them are any good IMHO. I have Chic for Men, which I'm wearing now (smell a bit of Corduroy in this one..possibly the...
  87. Re: What's the ONE women's fragrance that drives you men crazy? And why?

    So far it's Princess Vera wang and Tommy Bahama...have to really try more.

    Whats up Bashful?

    I like Princess because it's sweet yet there is an underneath of flowers that balance it out, I...
  88. Re: What would be considered "Synthetic" cologne

    I'm not happy these a-holes moved my post to this area. I think this is a really good question and you guys helped, believe me.

    I really would like a list of more colognes to stay away from, so...
  89. What would be considered "Synthetic" cologne

    To everyone on basenotes:

    What is considered a "synthetic" type cologne?

    Some of the BOSS line? I actually bought Abercrombie & Fitch back in 93"..is this a synthetic smell??? Would...
  90. Re: Hugo Energise, Lacoste Cool play, Versace Man?

    Strange? When I smell that cologne I think of an "old school" type of smell for men.

    Maybe it has a different effect on a females skin?

    It's an old one from BOSS but women actually love...
  91. Re: Any suggestions on these colognes guys?

    Thanks guys. I tried the original Herrera for men. I like it but I want to try out the newer stuff. Original Herrera is nice though. A bit "maple-y and tobacco-y" as well. Sweet smell.

    I...
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    Re: Thinking about fragrance bans...

    I can remember the days of loading on Eternity and the fellas loading up Le Male and THEN entering the car to go out bar hopping. You want to talk about MIGRAINE!! lol

    I mean it was an inside the...
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    Re: Lacoste Hot Play

    Was going to try Hot Play in a sample form but settled on Style In Play. Still waiting for the samples in the mail.

    Have you tried S.I. Play?
  94. Any suggestions on these colognes guys?

    Made another 10 sample purchase at Scented Monkey.com of the following and thought I would ask the many of their thoughts on the choices. First 8 are all C.Herrera's and the last 2 are different. ...
  95. Re: What is/are your favorite citrus fragrances for the summer?

    ....As I slowly wave goodbye to the month left L'eau Dissey I have, I must say it is a great summer warm weather fragrance. I believe you have a better effect in warmer weather with this scent than...
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    Re: new releases that you liked?

    A new release that I really like and I think women like as well is the Yves Saint Laurent's new cologne L'Homme.

    I will also purchase Allure Sport for men by Chanel...even though it came out in...
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    Re: Best way to wash off scents?

    Ha! Tomato juice! I didn't think of that, pretty cool.

    It may sound gross but maybe ketchup rubbed on the area will work too?

    The Noxema sounds much better though...lol.

    Hey, if tomato...
  98. Re: What do you guys think of THIS cologne????

    Bro wihout a doubt if I cant sample it I aint buying...lol.

    I scratch my head about the whole synthetic Pheromone thing I just wondered if anyone tried it and had good results.

    The funny thing...
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    Re: What is your spraying method?

    If you notice with colognes that have great sillage and are potent and reaaal good, they will actually stay on your shirts AFTER you wash them! lol It's happened to me in the past so if you have...
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    Re: The best of "sport?"

    Man I got goosebumps! lmao

    Without a doubt Polo Sport is timeless and Allure Sport is a 2004 version of the "New" sport frgrance I really like. Weird...these 2 I want to get as well!

    You get...
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