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    Re: Cold, calculating and menacing

    Easily Malle's GÉRANIUM POUR MONSIEUR.
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    Poll: Re: New Mugler A*Men Pure Shot

    According to whom?

    I like it and so does quite a few others in here.

    Your opinion != the one true fact.
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    Poll: Re: New Mugler A*Men Pure Shot

    For summer, I really like this. Bought a bottle the other day. Fresh and easy going.
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    Re: Will Creed ever re-release Vetiver 1948...

    You'd think this should be possibly. Or simply mark it as "NOT FOR USE ON HUMANS - CONTAINS CARCIOGENIC ALERGENS THAT MAY OR MAY NOT CAUSE SEVERE ILLNESS".

    Anyone buying it after that should, for...
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    Re: Viktor & Rolf SPICEBOMB

    This has sort of ruined my rotation, I keep comming back to it. I've even had two days in a row with this on.
    I really, really like this.
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    Re: Should I purchase New Harlem by Bond 9

    If you like it, yes.

    I like it and own it, but it fairly quickly turns into a close scent on me. Very good smelling though.
  7. Re: 4 New Tom Ford Private Blends for Fall 2012 - and some other news

    Amber absolute being discontinued you say? Hrmpf. I love my bottle. I have a 50ml and it should last quite a while, but it's so good when I'm in that mood. Too bad.
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    Re: Viktor & Rolf SPICEBOMB

    I see the 1 million, but it smells very, very different on my skin then 1 million on it's own... it has the aspects of 1 million that I like, the stuff I like from London and what I like from La...
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    Re: Whats the asbestos like note in Chanel Bleu?

    Don't mess around with asbestos, but the amount of people having grown horribly old after having been exposed to it daily is very high.

    Don't get me wrong, don't mess around with cancerogenic...
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    Re: Viktor & Rolf SPICEBOMB

    For the second time today, I'm 8 hours into the drydown of this thing. For now, I'm a huge fan. This smells so nice. It sort of makes my London redundant though. Last far, far longer, smells better...
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    Re: Whats the asbestos like note in Chanel Bleu?

    Asbestos is not that uncommon and people, like me, have been around it back in the days before the hysteria. It was used in car brakes, insulation, roof tiles and what not.

    And do mind, I'm not...
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    Re: Why I don't wear Aventus

    I really do love my Aventus, but I can see what you're saying. I love the days when I'm in the mood for some Aventus, because I really do enjoy wearing it, but I don't think I would wear it daily.
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    Re: Viktor & Rolf SPICEBOMB

    I get aspects of the following here, but not in a bad way:

    Ysl L'homme La Nuit
    1 Million
    Burberry London
    Tobacco Vanille
    L'Occitane's Eav De Bavx

    It's still brilliant. Was going strong when...
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    Re: Viktor & Rolf SPICEBOMB

    Really?

    This smells very high quality to me. Reminds me of what I get out of Tom Ford only fresher and more versatile.
    "Low quality" is about as far away from what I'm smelling as I could...
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    Re: Viktor & Rolf SPICEBOMB

    Got my bottle today. My oh my, this smells good. Very good. Initially I got a TV drydown vibe. But it's followed up by some freshness, the spice reminds me quite a lot of Burberry London. It's sort...
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    Re: Reflection Man woes, not wows :(

    I'm falling more and more in love with this.... It lasts me about a work day on me, after that it's a skin scent for me.. batch variations of skin chemistry ?
  17. Re: My first time wearing Bleu de Chanel.....and it was a bit of a surprise!

    Honestly, I'm still confused.

    It's quality and safe (and generic; ironically what I absolutely don't get from this fragerance, but my nose is my nose and your nose is your nose) yet the whole post...
  18. Re: My first time wearing Bleu de Chanel.....and it was a bit of a surprise!

    Maybe I'm misinterpreting the general vibe and what people are saying.

    I sort of feel the answers between your post and this post tells the story, but again... i might be reading it wrong.
    ...
  19. Re: My first time wearing Bleu de Chanel.....and it was a bit of a surprise!

    Hola! :)

    No, I totally get that aspect of it - it's okay for people to don't want to use or own a fragerance that is overly popular.

    I'm just tired of people proclaiming a popular fragerance is...
  20. Re: My first time wearing Bleu de Chanel.....and it was a bit of a surprise!

    Please read what I wrote again, we basically said just the same thing.

    It doesn't make it a bad fragerance though, that is sort of the whole point of my argument.
  21. Re: My first time wearing Bleu de Chanel.....and it was a bit of a surprise!

    Subjectivity I can respect, irrational hate of something because it's likeable is, well, annoying at best.

    "I don't like the smell of this" is okay.
    "I don't own Bleu beause it's popularity means...
  22. Re: My first time wearing Bleu de Chanel.....and it was a bit of a surprise!

    Could you elaborate? You say it probably gets compliments (This makes me draw a conclusion that it smells good to you, but I might be wrong here) yet you say it is everything that is wrong with...
  23. Re: Which male fragrances do women really, really hate?

    This sort of reminds me of another question I've posted in some other threads.... when we're dealing with "strange" niche perfumes that you need many, many wearings to "understand" and learn to like...
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    Re: A new Chanel men's fragrance this spring

    I've tried to ask this question myself. It's beyond absurd, but it's sort of a forum phenomena, I see this on car forums, watch forums, fragerance forums... basically any sort of hobby forum I visit,...
  25. Have you tried it yet?

    Have you tried it yet?
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    Re: A Signature scent or a Scent Rotation ?

    I'm a frag head and I have no idea what any people I met today was wearing. I don't know, what can I say? I don't really care how other man smell, women however.... unfortunately, in my line of...
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    Re: Amouage And Tom Ford First Impressions.

    HEhe thanks for the warning.. yeah I actually had a bit of an "equipment malfunction" with the sample vial I had... emptied the whole damn thing onto my chest by mistake. Smelled..... quite a lot...
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    Re: Amouage And Tom Ford First Impressions.

    Nope havent gotten around to it yet, just did a blind buy off ebay. Never occured to me to check locally, haha. Oh well :p.

    Reflection went right up on the buy list after we was over at your...
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    Re: CREED Vintage After-Shave (circa 1960's?)

    Slightly off topic, but are you sure those are swords? I've always seen the logo as a pair of scissors, wide open with the blades going from the handles in the C and D.

    Made sense seeing that they...
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    Re: A Signature scent or a Scent Rotation ?

    I may have pushed it a bit when I did 3 sprays of A*men when meeting with our CEO and Chairman of the Board and a second technician for a few hours in a tiny office having a product demonstration....
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    Re: Amouage And Tom Ford First Impressions.

    Hehe, blind buying frags in this price range is a risky project. There is quite simply so much niche stuff that smells, to my humble nose, bloody horrible (i.e. the $500+ Oud from Mono di Oro smells...
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    Re: CREED Vintage After-Shave (circa 1960's?)

    Tell that to Rolex, they must've missed the memo about having to update logos and basic product recognizability over the years.
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    Re: Amouage And Tom Ford First Impressions.

    You should have told me you didn't love your bottle of Reflection, I just got the eple dude to buy me a bottle from Rome ;-). Oh well. Reflection really was a winner for me, but I'm a sucker for...
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    Re: Amouage And Tom Ford First Impressions.

    I'm liking TV more and more and I'm glad I have a 100ml of it. I don't think I'll ever manage to empty it, but it's nice to know it's there.

    Using Tuscan Leather today for the first time from my...
  35. Re: Of all the listed fragrances which one would you choose and why?

    +1

    Shock! smells surprisingly good.
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    Re: New Chanel: Allure Homme Sport Eau Extreme

    Ohhh nice! Will see if I can manage to hold off a bit or not, 1 x reflection man, 1 x tuscan leather and 1 x spicebomb so far this month... :p
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    Re: New Chanel: Allure Homme Sport Eau Extreme

    I'm a Chanel fan, will most likely buy this one just based off the notes and the fact that my AHS is running low...
  38. Re: Cheaper and better alternatives to TF Tobacco Vanille

    The Spicebomb was ordered yesterday or the day before it. I have and love both EdB and TV, will be interesting to see if I will end up with a whole three similiar frags that does the same thing only...
  39. Re: How much full wears 1ml of Homage Attar can provide?

    A strong "Eau de parfume" may have something like 15-20% oils in it... here they're talking about 100%, pure, oil...
  40. Re: I seem to like a lot of the "overrated" or "Crappy" fragrances

    What I've never been able to figure out myself is this whole "I learnt to love it after a while" thing.

    Not because it hasn't happened to me, as it has, but... how the heck do I smell to others...
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    Re: Spicebomb.....really?!?!?!? Smells more like Flowerbomb with spice added.....

    I hate you all. Just had to buy this off ebay now. :p
  42. Re: Major batch differences in A*Men Pure Shot

    Wouldn't it be a good thing to actually compare, side by side, before making bombastic claims about batch variations ? For all we know, it's still the very same batch that is in all the bottles.
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    Re: Sometimes Cheaper Is Better!

    Shock! and Le Male are so very, very different.
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    Re: What do you get out of L'Instant Extreme?

    I'm really trying, but at the moment: just wet, moldy soil.
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    Re: Le Male or 1 million?

    I find both very synthetic and cloying. Oddly enough, that's the charm in them as well for me.

    I have 1 million, haven't restocked Le Male, but don't really use 1 million. I smell the bottle every...
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    Re: Secretions Magnifiques

    I keep my sample indoors, but inside two ziplock bags. It really is some rancid, horrible juice.

    I'm still amazed at this fragerance though, how it's possible to make a juice that manages to evoke...
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    Re: Will I like Tom Fords Tobacco Vanille?

    TV is very sweet. Try Michael Kors, it's like the tobacco part of TV without the intense vanille.

    It's a very nice and amazingly cheap fragerance. For the money that it costs, it's actually pretty...
  48. Re: just for fun - what's your most hated fragrance

    So uhm, after we collectivly agree it's horrible that perfume for men has the stigmata it does, we now hate on something that objectivly smells nice because it defies the normal rules of perfume - it...
  49. Re: Finally bought l'instant de Guerlain! What is that main note I am smelling though..?

    Someone said "wet dirt" and since then I've had some serious problems with smelling any notes, at all, except from "wet dirt" from this. Oddly enough. I'm guessing it's going to come back to what it...
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    Re: A cautionary tale

    Haha, well written good sir, well written.
  51. Re: New Haarlem, Does the scent really get compliments?

    I basically don't get compliments for my fragerances, but NH is nice. However, it is kind of special. You should really try it before buying it.

    Also, I've always felt that NH is like Rochas Man...
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    Re: Perfume from the developing world?

    I would guess about as much as the locals in oil rich countries get, the same as the workers risking their lives to dig out diamonds and generally all sorts of goods we in the "developed" world tend...
  53. Re: narciso rodriguez for him vs. givenchy xeryus

    And such a marvelous one at that.
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    Re: New Fragrance: Hugo Boss - Boss Bottled Sport

    Considering the original Boss Bottled is one of my favorites of all time, niche or designer or whatever, I'm going to have to do this:

    +1
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    Re: The war on oakmoss

    You know, I was thinking "Enough with the overregulation of everything!" but you make a very good point.

    My general thought it still that stuff that can casue a rash on a very few select people...
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    Re: New Harrlem vs Rochas Man

    Really?

    These two are really, really similiar to my nose - New Haarlem is like a slightly more bitter Rochas Man dialed to 11 to my nose.
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    Re: New Harrlem vs Rochas Man

    I have both, but constantly reach for New Haarlem. Like both and feel they are pretty different, don't know if I'll keep Rochas or not, it's a nice scent.
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    Re: Bond no9 blind buy thoughts??

    Oh and one slight sidenote on Success is a job in new york, I put it on at around 8 this morning local time. It's now 23:34, almost 16 hours since application and the juice is still going strong.
    ...
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    Re: Bond no9 blind buy thoughts??

    I blind bought both Success is a job in new york and New haarlem, of the two I would have to say I like NH the best. The former is nice as well, my SOTD actually, but Success is more on the feminine...
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    Re: What to try on the "tea genre" of perfumes?

    Am I the only one getting a distrinct and very pleasant tea note from Kenzo Power ?
  61. You know, I really do wish people would start...

    You know, I really do wish people would start using A*men with care. It was only a matter of time until someone went outside with 10+ sprays and the inevitable maiming that had to happen from the...
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    Re: Tobacco Vanille vs. Eav des Bavx

    Have both, like both. TV for the days I want something sweet, EdB when I want something "orange and warm" without the spice that I normally associate with warm.

    Both are good, EdB being the best...
  63. The sprayer should also spray like a firehose....

    The sprayer should also spray like a firehose. The sheer amount of juice a genuine Creed sprayer delivers is downright insane.
  64. Just from a smell point of... smell, I really do...

    Just from a smell point of... smell, I really do enjoy 1 million, synthetic as it obviously is. The smell mesmerized me before I had ever heard of BN.
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    L'artistan can be had in Norway as well,...

    L'artistan can be had in Norway as well, heavenscent.no. Very pleasant people there.

    Gimle also has a lot of echological stuff, parfymeri.no for more info.

    Do note, neither are cheap but they...
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    Re: Best fragrance for meeting her parents?

    Really?

    I have a strange feeling certain parts of the world and also in Europe must have a very, very different take on the whole "men that smell good" thing.

    In Norway, it's very, very, very...
  67. Thread: Fragrancenet

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    Or see the thread about how horrible they are on...

    Or see the thread about how horrible they are on this very forum frist.

    The goods arr legit, but the shop is horrible.
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    Fragerancex.com is nice as well, much unlike some...

    Fragerancex.com is nice as well, much unlike some other sources of this perfume ;-).

    I got my aventus locally from an authorized dealer at retail price though.
  69. Re: what is that distinctive GIT/Cool Water note?

    I'm not sure about the rules to post links like that, but I'll send you a PM :-)
  70. Re: what is that distinctive GIT/Cool Water note?

    In my experience, limited as it might be, the smell you are looking for is indeed Dihydromyrcenol. You can get 10 grams of this for like $1 online to starve your curiosity ;).
  71. Re: What smells like Burberry London with better longevity and silage ?

    I find La Nuit and Ck Shock! to be in the same vein, where la nuit is the sweetest of the three and Shock! is sort of in the middle between them.

    Oh and to get london to last a bit longer try to...
  72. Thread: Overrated...

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    Re: Overrated...

    DHI is easily overrated.
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    Re: Best Creed and bond 9 Fragrances

    Creed: Aventus
    Bond 9: New Haarlem
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    Re: Angel Men projection

    If not applied carefully, it can litterally dent cars, kill smaller pets and make children cry.

    That's the effect from my bottle on my skin at least.
  75. Re: What other expensive hobbies do you guys have besides collecting fragrances????

    Watches and the 911 does require a certain amount of work hours being put in :-).
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    Re: Most Offensive Fragrance

    Secretions Magnifiques easily. This does indeed smell like rape and / or fresh crimescene. I respect them so much for making a perfume that actually makes me think of things like that (not that I've...
  77. Re: looking for a very strong scent for men , which lasts really long , plss help ,

    And fairly sweet, being all vanilla and all that.
  78. Re: There is somewhat of a "cologne competition" going on at my school. What should I wear tomorrow?

    Aventus, followed by Musc Ravageur, followed by GIT for that classy, casual friday.
    After that things might get hairy, time to go to New Haarlem, Job is a success in NY, Germanium Pour Homme, TdH...
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    Re: Best aquatic???

    Bvlagri Aqua. Try it.
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    Re: A*Men finally broke me

    A*Men is nice, I've actually liked this from the very first time I tried it, topnotes and all. I like the crazy tar notes in the begining and I feel sort of sad when they go away and turn into the...
  81. Re: Name the four coldest, inhuman, emotionless, robotic fragrances in your collection

    Now to answer the question of the thread; a friend of mine tried my GERANIUM POUR MONSIEUR today, he swore this would smell like what The Terminator would be using. Cold and minty.
  82. Re: Name the four coldest, inhuman, emotionless, robotic fragrances in your collection

    Have you actually smelled Secretions? It is a lot of things, but inhuman and emotionless? Far from it. Possibly as far from it as any perfume, at all, is today.

    The fact that the feeling it stirs...
  83. Thread: Fragrancenet

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    The Creed i finally for from them missed the info...

    The Creed i finally for from them missed the info card but was good. The bond 9 missed some of the packaging, had been sprayed but I cant bother to deal with it. Its full for all intents and...
  84. Basenotes snobbery does not equal universal truth...

    Basenotes snobbery does not equal universal truth ;-).

    Libre smells good, enjoy it and stop worrying what others here think of it.
  85. Libre smells good to me, if it smells the same...

    Libre smells good to me, if it smells the same for him I would say it was a good buy.

    It's not revolutionary or anything but it smells nice. Its easy to like and easy to wear.
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    Re: New scent day: New Haarlem

    I think I sort of have a cold, but New Haarlem, which I also bought blind, sort of reminds me of fresh celery on my skin. Not coffee, not sugar, not maple - just fresh celery. We'll see how it...
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    Re: Noob here-- Creed sample question.

    Give Aventus a try. It's highly hyped, hated for its "ease of use" by quite a few, hated by even more for it's price compared to what you get but loved by the likes of me for what it smells like.
    ...
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    Re: Everyday winter fragrence?

    Heh, back in the day I used to use Le Male for school, not being into frags back then I guess I must've gotten it as a present when it was new and just released.

    Anyway, it worked then, I guess it...
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: December 2011

    Oh my. Just came home from Oslo-Fjord with the following in my bag:

    Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille
    Chanel Antaeus
    Chanel Pour Monsieur
    Chanel Pour Monsieur Concentré
    YSL M7

    Very very happy with...
  90. Thread: Fragrancenet

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    Re: FragranceNet - Really that bad?

    Blimey... this just getts better and better. As fragerancenet.com haven't accepted my paypal payment, they haven't actually cancled they payment either. They simply haven't accepted it. What this...
  91. Thread: Fragrancenet

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    Re: FragranceNet - Really that bad?

    It does remind me why I bought my 75ml Aventus retail in norway (one of the most expensive countries in the world do mind) for almost $300. At least it was hassle free ;-).
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: December 2011

    Trying again, this time from fragerancex.com:

    Bond 9 New Haarlem
    Paco Rabanne Black XS
    Lalique Encre Noir
    Rochas Rochas Man
    Kenzo Power
    Bvlgari Black
    Kouros Body
  93. Thread: Fragrancenet

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    Re: FragranceNet - Really that bad?

    My oh my. I've had three orders from fragerancenet.com in the last couple of weeks.

    Numer one went just fine, a whee bit slow. Was for a single bottle of Azzaro so dirt cheap. No worries on this...
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    Re: invasion barbare - yes?

    There's always something competing, if you like it and your wallet can stand it, why not ?
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: December 2011

    Oh my, the last few weeks have been a bit brutal.

    1 x Creed Aventus 75ml
    1 x L'instant Extreme
    1 x Lacoste Play (RED)
    1 x Eav des Bavx
    1 x Creed Green Irish Tweed 120ml
    1 x Bond no 9 Success...
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    Not a fan of the massive soap smell either.

    Not a fan of the massive soap smell either.
  97. Right off the bat I'm saying no. I can detect...

    Right off the bat I'm saying no. I can detect both the normal and the mishap area on my arm still, but both are very very feint.
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    Re: better soapy scent?

    IdH is very, very soapy. So much so that my girlfriend frowned and pointed me directly back to the Antaeus bottle.

    The ambre prada juice is better, but still very very soapy.

    If that's what...
  99. Little mishap... Eav des Bavx and Molecule 01 combined

    Well, this is kind of weird. Sampled my new bottle of EdB today and got curious and sampled up Molecule 01 as well.

    Point is, I've sort of mixed them (sort of as in, sprayed far too close to...
  100. Re: what do you think about paco rabanne pour homme?

    Oddly enough my exact thoughts while smelling this the other day.
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