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  1. Poll: Re: Do you make distinctions between frags you wear during the day and night?

    Not at all.
  2. Re: I want "clean" but something distinguished

    TF Oud Wood fits the bill for me as does Eternity, spice and wood, bleu, and Aventus.
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    Re: S O T D : Saturday, July 12, 2014 😃

    Eternity
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    Re: New Michael Kors for men.

    Look forward to smelling this
  5. Re: I for the life of me cant understand why Xerjoff Nio is praised with such high regard

    I wasn't wowed by this either and can't perceive the quality.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, July10, 2014

    TF Oud Wood. Just loving it!
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, July 9, 2014

    I will wear TF Oud Wood after my next shower. Right now I'm testing MFK Aqua Universalis on one arm and Ramon Monegal Agar Musk on Another. I tested ADP Colonia Intensa again last night. Good stuff,...
  8. Re: Thanks to Basenotes, I discovered _____________ ( fragrance ).

    Hinoki, Balafre, Escencia, countless others.
  9. Re: Bleu de Chanel: Why so many negative reviews?

    I've went back and forth on this like ChuckW. I started out buying a bottle, selling it, buying again, etc. I went through this cycle probably 4 times. Now I get it. I can say I love it and it has a...
  10. Re: I've been wearing EROLFA for 2 weeks straight

    EROLFA has always been among my least favorites Creeds. Glad you got to know it intimately.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, July 8, 2014

    TF Oud Wood
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    Re: Future iconic fagrances

    I think Dior Homme, Aventus, and some others mentioned already are iconic fragrances. Personally feel that Tom Ford Oud Wood should fit into this category. This is some sexy, mesmerizing juice and...
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    Re: Room Scent Of The Day - July 2014

    Restoration Hardware's Italian Leather.
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    Re: Gucci Oud - New 2014 Fragrance

    Sounds good. Don't really feel like getting to know it since it could disappear. I'm not a negative nancy, so if I get the chance, I'll check it out.
  15. Re: Colonia Assoluta: how does it compare to other Colonia flankers?

    Regarding the original, am I wrong to think that after the lovely lemon dissipates, you're left with a rose and light woods? I want to recall rose and it drying down into something old woman, but...
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    Re: Soaps, fragrances you like?

    Love crabtree and evlelyn's went indian limes shampoo and body wash. I also like J Crews 3-n-1 shower gel. Hermes UJEM shower gel was real nice. No idea if they changed it. The fragrance smells...
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    Re: Thoughts on the Guerlain Homme line

    Based on smell, the original gets my vote. However, I have been underwhelmed by the line and though I owned the Intense at one time, I quickly got rid of it as it just doesn't do anything for me.
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    Re: CDG 2 Man or Eau Sauvage Parfum

    I don't find Eau Savage Pardum preferable, as I like the original better. Having said that and based on your specific query, I would prefer the CDG I suppose.
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    Re: Giorgio Armani Eau d’Aromes

    This is the first I've heard about this. Can't believe they still aren't out.
  20. Re: Colonia Assoluta: how does it compare to other Colonia flankers?

    Intensa would be my fav, but to be fair, its been a long while since I've sampled Assoluta. The new leather is also very nice and potent I might add.
  21. Re: First Impressions-Thierry Mugler Pure Wood

    Sounds promising; will definitely sniff it; but doubt it will trump my wood favs in my wardrobe. A buy is unlikely, but premature to judge.
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    Re: Today I Bought: July 2014

    Twilight Woods is quite good!
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, July 5, 2014

    http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-28caL1ENjPU/UH9sYR2BKiI/AAAAAAAAEwc/8cCTfJhweBk/s1600/esencia-loewe.jpg
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    Re: Gentleman Only

    I sniffed the intense but prefer the original. A very good scent indeed and glad I have it.
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    Re: Today I Bought: July 2014

    Smelled this on my recent trip. Really like this one, dare I say better than the other flankers. I should have made the time to get a sample.
  26. Re: Are the "Classics" Really that Harsh or are Most Men Simply...

    I would have to say neither as well.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

    http://www.leidonnaweb.it/images/Profumi%20idee%20regalo%20Natale%202013/Les-Parfums-Exclusifs-Balafre.jpg
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    Re: What is the best TOM FORD fragrance?

    Oud wood is my fav without a doubt.
  29. Re: A more complete notes list for popular Creeds

    Interesting! It must be the ginger I don't like in OV, but still a great fragrance. Nice job!
  30. Re: Need Advice : A/C went out in home. We will be without A/C for two days, will it affect my scen

    They'll be fine. If not, they wouldn't be able to ship fragrances to us in the summer.
  31. Re: My Trip to Santa Barbara CA; My Two New Favs!

    I also forgot to mention that I went in a duty free shop. Carolina Herrera Chic for men was decent. Smell all the boss bottled flankers; wasn't impressed. Always liked Paco Rabanne, but for this...
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    Re: What best compliments your fragrance

    If I may impose a question, what is the best unscented antiperspirant and shower gel? I am currently using sure unscented deo. I use to love the Mitchum but even though its unscented, I find it has a...
  33. Re: What is the absolute FRESHEST & CLEANEST fragrance you have ever smelt?

    When I walk outside with my new sample of Balafre, I sing Zippidy Doo Da and magical cartoon birds appear on my shoulder lol
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, July 1, 2014

    Balafre from my sample. It was love at first sniff. Can't wait to have a full bottle. I will douse myself in it.
  35. Re: New Fragrance: Tom Ford - Mandarino di Amalfi & Costa Azzurra

    I've mentioned this somewhere, but the Costa Azzurra has certain elements of Italian Cyprus to it. They are kissing cousins if you will. The Mandarino is as the name suggest. Prominent of mandarin...
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    Re: Today I Bought: June 2014

    @Dougczar, it is indeed hard to find. Neimans is procuring it for me. Its not carried in their stores per se, but one or two might have a piece if your lucy to find it. Otherwise you have to order...
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    Re: Today I Bought: June 2014

    http://www.polyvore.com/cgi/img-thing?.out=jpg&size=l&tid=52960875

    http://i1.adis.ws/i/tom_ford/T1-OUD-WOOD_OC_100ML_A?$large$
  38. Re: Pasha Noir anyone know any thing about this?

    This is nice actually. Very smooth and wearable. Very different from the progenitor and flankers. Kinda has that dark sexy feel to it. I'm not sure it is FB purchase material for me but I'd wear...
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    Re: Way Off Scenter

    Welcome back! I recall you introducing me to Givenchy III :)
  40. Re: Colonia Intensa Oud is Grossly Underrated

    +1.
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    Re: Bleu de Chanel or Ysl L'homme

    Bleu
  42. Re: Fragrances you swore you'd never wear?

    Hehehehe. I need to return the soap on a rope and full range I put back for an x-mas gift. KIDDING! Hednic would hire assains on me lol

    Me personally, rose fragrances. Didn't like them, liked...
  43. Re: Jardin d'Amalfi Comparison to New TF Mandarino di Amalfi

    They are very different. While JDA is very beautiful, I almost find it too floral and fem for me to pull off. However, the TF MDA is very prominent with the fruit and freshness. A very good fragrance...
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    Re: Chicago shopping/ business trip

    The costa azzurra has some elements similar to Italian Cypress to my nose. I liked it, but my fav is oud wood from TF.
  45. Re: My Trip to Santa Barbara CA; My Two New Favs!

    Also, I got to smell the entire clive christian line again. No.1 is my fav and bottle worthy. Someday lol
  46. Re: I want "clean" but something distinguished

    Try the fig scent in the armani prive line. I agree with acqua universalis. Also just fell in love with Balafre. So clean and distinguished.
  47. Re: My Trip to Santa Barbara CA; My Two New Favs!

    I agree Hednic. I sprayed on my sample and while at my training, I felt classy, fresh, and unique. Uber excellent this juice is! I can't believe I am just now discovering this. In fact Hednic, I...
  48. My Trip to Santa Barbara CA; My Two New Favs!

    I just got back from Santa Barbara on business, but made time to run over to Neimans, Bloomingdales, and Nordstroms. Needless to say, only Neimans had inventory that excited me. I went through a...
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    Re: Kenneth Cole Mankind

    Bummer. Guess I'll just scratch that idea lol
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    Re: Kenneth Cole Mankind

    Smelled this today. I think its a very nice fragrance. Very smooth and a good clean smell. I'm surprised the tonka didn't bring this one down into flames for me like most fragrances with tonka. I'd...
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    Re: What Chanel Fragrance

    I like a lot of Chanels, but my fav for this climate would be Bleu de Chanel. Lovely stuff.
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    Re: Can't really decide..

    Encre Noir would be my choice, but Guerlain Homme Intense might be a good choice for summer. However, I'd still pick EN.
  53. Re: Perhaps Application Method Does Matter

    You all make valid points and agree completely. It makes total sense. I've read all about this and have known this for years. I have just been awakened and experienced this first hand, which gave the...
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    Re: Male Domination of Basenotes

    It years past, it seems there were more traffic on the female forum. Not sure if this is my imagination. I don't know why this is so taboo. Its a product most all of us use. Perhaps they treat it...
  55. Re: Opportunity knocks! (Why doesn't someone open a US shop selling Middle Eastern scents?)

    If yourself wouldn't consider opening one, the you've answered why the rest of us wouldn't perhaps. I agree in that limited interest wouldn't support a brick and mortar.
  56. Re: When does fragrance marketing go too far?

    Creed quality is there because my nose tells me so. I couldn't care about marketing and honestly don't follow it. I think its interesting that Creed has never backed up any claims by having...
  57. Perhaps Application Method Does Matter

    I've have been strictly notorious for applying fragrance to my shirt. It wasn't near my nose to cause headache and I liked the fact that I could change shirts and be rid of it if need be. Lately,...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, June 23, 2014

    eternity
  59. Re: What's your least favorite fragrance in your collection?

    I use to love that stuff. Haven't smelt it in years but hard to say if I'd still like it.
  60. Thread: Gym scent

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    Re: Gym scent

    I applied one spray to the wrist of Eternity and dabbed on to the other wrist. This was excellent for the gym and all that was needed. Eternity is somewhat a powerhouse on me. I only caught pleasant...
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    Re: Today I Bought: June 2014

    Congrats on the rare find! I love my greens and the bottle is no exception. Hope the juice is spectacular!
  62. Thread: Gym scent

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    Re: Gym scent

    Welcome EricC!
  63. Re: Diptyque will launch two new scents this month...

    The lavender sounded promising, but since reading the reviews, I think its safe to say they are a pass for me.
  64. Re: Heard at the Saks counter: New Creed 'Acqua' Line

    I'll sniff them if I get the chance, but they don't sound interesting to me at this time.
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    Re: Bottega veneta pour homme

    I agree with Pluran and I suppose thats a good clear review of it. Where I disagree with Mr. Reasonable somewhat, is that I feel this is something more that the typical department store release,...
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    Re: Creed Virgin Island Water

    I don't care for the coconut or suntan lotion type scents. Remove that note and the lime is just gorgeous but is terribly fleeting as is the whole experience. Not bottle worthy for me.
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    Re: Creed Windsor, I tried

    I would love this so much if the rose wasn't in it. For me, thats the note that I can't get along with.
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    Re: Visit to the Creed boutique in NYC

    Agree and is my fav creed of all I own.
  69. Thread: Fbw?

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    Re: Fbw?

    Not a fan of any but Prada if I had to choose.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, June 22, 2014

    Just enjoying the masculine musk coming from my J. Crew 3 n 1 shower gel.
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    Re: Are We Spraying Enough???

    On me that would be Mr. A cologne guy but perhaps not for you?? I live in a world of 1-3 sprays.
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    Re: Bottega veneta pour homme

    I don't get paint. I'd rather wear this and oddly enough lasts longer on me than Opus VII
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    Re: Bottega veneta pour homme

    Still going strong on my strip today. What can I say, it's presence is still solid. Very manly. Keeps drawing me in for a sniff. $110 is not bad for this and beats many more expensive ones IMO.
  74. Thread: Off-Topic

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    Sticky: Re: Off-Topic

    Fall through your day peaceful and happy!
  75. Thread: Off-Topic

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    Sticky: Re: Off-Topic

    Thats interesting. He apparently has no concern for the stinger. Funny how folks on Discovery Channel always cuts the stingers off lol.
  76. Re: I'm shocked at how close Mugler Cologne resembles Creed's Original Vetiver

    Similar but different. I like each one for different reasons, but tend to prefer OV.
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    Re: Creed Aventus or Millesime Imperial?

    Can't go wrong with either. Aventus is a sure bet, but most women love MI as well. So, pick the one you like better and use it as a tool, not the plan.
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    Re: Bottega veneta pour homme

    Actually, I'm quite impressed with this. I sprayed this on a strip and threw it in the bag with my shoes that I bought at Nordstroms. This has filled up my bedroom all afternoon and night. Love the...
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    Re: New Armani privee Encens Satin

    Sounds promising.
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    Re: Amouage Opus VII is frickin' brilliant!

    I'm loving the pencil shavings in this. I'm going to wear my sample out and see how I feel. Could be bottle worthy. Congrats TIS on your acquisition!
  81. Thread: Gym scent

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    Re: Gym scent

    I wear anything I feel like. However, I use a light hand and most days, I rush out the door and forget to apply anything. It all depends on how I feel. Fragrance should never be used to cover up B.O....
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    Re: Don't you hate it when you miss?

    Sometimes the nozzle can be miss-aligned causing an unplanned application. I try to check.
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    Re: what's your refresher of choice?

    MI but want to look into a nice lemon scent. I also like Royal Lyme.
  84. Re: Been searching now for 6 years and still haven't found it

    It can't be Aramis; Sir Hednic went back in time and destroyed the recipe and gave the creator amnesia with his ray gun that he subsequently had to retrieve from the future lol. A hassle? Very worth...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, June 20, 2014

    Bleu de channel
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    Re: Please pick 2 from these Montales!

    Not really a fan of those on your list.
  87. Re: Been searching now for 6 years and still haven't found it

    Yes just ask. Was a Royal Oud out in 2009? Antaeus?
  88. Re: Any Reason Not To Buy Tom Ford Private Label On Luckyscent ?

    I just like LS. You should be fine.
  89. Re: Does skin chemistry really make that big of a difference?

    I'd say if your skin is really oily, then the fragrance could mix with it in a not so good way, but other than that, no.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, June 17, 2014

    Vince Camuto. I'm flying out to TX for a few days and taking Bleu de Chanel with me in case I can't pop in and post.
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    Re: Which one would you recommend?

    The Chanel of the two.
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    Re: Allergic to Tommy Bahama?

    I rather liked the original.
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    Re: Your holy grail of designer scents.

    Love it also!
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    Re: What are the best 'Green' Fragrances?

    Always wanted to try French lover but can't get a sample. Sounds wonderful!
  95. Re: What Makes These Colognes Smell "Sexy"?!?!?

    Eternity is a fav and euphoria intense is awesome also. Don't question the magic lol
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    Re: Your holy grail of designer scents.

    Eternity.
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    Re: Thoughts on Bobby Jones ?

    What an old thread, but I didn't want to start a new one. So, I can see where others compare it to Creed's Green Valley, but in honesty it is more similar to Kiton for Men. It has that Mace-like...
  98. Re: The Psychology Classroom Niche Fragrance Experiment

    Very interesting. You should follow-up with a real good cheapie and see if quality/price is perceived as compared to the Killian.
  99. Re: Luca Turin Reviews Montblanc Emblem and Coleur Kenzo Violet at Style.com/Arabia

    Octvarium, I agree. I'm a fan of mont blanc pens and their earlier fragrances. If I get a chance to sniff Emblem, I will, but haven't seen it. I can follow Luca on a certain level, but I can't...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. — Monday, 16 June, 2014.

    I'm wearing the discontinued Bobby Jones that I won off ebay.
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