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  1. Re: #5 Toronto/GTA Fragrance meetup, Sunday November 13th 12pm noon at Noor - Be There!

    Thanks for the invite - I will be there!
  2. Replacing John Varvatos Post Shave Cooling Gel

    I'm completely out of John Varvatos Post Shaving Gel and I can't seem to find any for sale (I'm in Canada)

    Does anyone know of where to get some or something to replace it (of equal quality)??
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    Re: Santa Maria Novella in Montreal

    Surfacing - I was at Noors on Sunday and neither were in stock.
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    Re: Santa Maria Novella in Montreal

    Our Toronto Basenoter meetup was at Noors - they carry Santa Maria Novella. I bought many bottles from them - great to deal with.
    Which SMN frags were you thinking about?
  5. Re: Where can I buy Adolfo Dominguez Vetiver Hombre??

    Blackened - Thanks for your efforts!
  6. Re: Where can I buy Adolfo Dominguez Vetiver Hombre??

    Thanks for the replies!

    The image thing works - but seems that all the sites are in spanish and german - no english :(

    Blackened - have you ordered from www.elbuenperfume.com before? Any...
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    Re: old fragrance??

    I would say that Mrclmind and StylinLA hit it on the head. Either a short lived off scent in the top notes or the overall scent is very very weak. I've had one or two bottles go completely out -...
  8. Where can I buy Adolfo Dominguez Vetiver Hombre??

    I'm in Canada and looking to buy Adolfo Dominguez's Vetiver Hombre - does anyone know where I can get it? Either thur a store or online site??

    thanks!
  9. Re: 1000th post : Fragrances that survive the Wash Cycle

    Lorenzo Villoresi - Patchouli always manages to stay on after washing

    but note - I wash cold water only, very little soap and gentle/short cycle - hang dry
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    Re: Guerlain Vetiver Formulation Test Thread.

    I'm in!
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    Re: Post A Picture of Your Scents

    Hi everyone - I was just re-visiting the thread and happy to see more people posting pics! If you haven't posted - what are you waiting for? Thanks to everyone posting - I love looking at this...
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    Re: Post A Picture of Your Scents

    Thanks everyone for your comments.

    Supermarky - I got it at Second Cup Cafe for about $10-$15 CAD.

    MadScientist - It's alot more than that - I got most of the stuff at an auth dealer here in...
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    Re: Post A Picture of Your Scents

    Well here's my collection. I too also used photobucket. :)

    The Wine Cooler
    http://i133.photobucket.com/albums/q62/Johnny_427/perfume_cooler1.jpg
    Decants and Samples...
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    Re: This Creed is a Royal Delight!

    Hmm - maybe it's me, but I find Royal Delight to be very, very strong. When I first sampled it on my wrist, I really enjoyed it. Now that I have a bottle of it - one spray is way too powerful for...
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    Re: Creed's Aubepine Acacia

    Yeah - I went to Holt awhile back and they didn't have a tester for it. And the other store is closed on Sundays - I won't be able to visit them again for 2 weeks.

    So if anyone can give any...
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    Creed's Aubepine Acacia

    I was thinking of getting this one on a blind purchase. Can anyone give some details about this scent? Is it for a man? Is it similar to any other Creed scents?

    Thanks
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    Re: Does anybody actually like Magnetism?

    I remember when it first came out - no one had it - I had to go to an Escade clothing store to get it. For some strange reason - I quickly sampled it and bought the big bottle and aftershave. From...
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    Re: Everyday Fall/Winter Scent

    Hmm - no one mentioned Bel Ami from Hermes - I love this one on a cool fall evening wear a big heavy sweater.

    Hi to everyone from Canada - I live in T.O., work in Brampton and visit Mississauga...
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    Re: villoresi vetiver vs VE

    If by VE you mean the Frederic Malle VE - then they are different. Villoresi starts off with a heavy vetiver and lavander. About 20 mins later - you get vetiver and a strong celery note. In my...
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    Re: Major Cologne Storage Warning

    As for Mugler Cologne - I had a bottle for 6 months and then gave it to my friend - he keeps it in the trunk of his car. He's had this bottle for maybe 2 years now (minus afew months) - Anyways the...
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    Re: Perfumes banned public in Scandinavia

    Sandy - I know you had the smiley there - I'm just yaking to argue one extreme :)

    But - I never heard about the handkerchief thing - I gonna read up on that right now. Sounds interesting. The...
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    Re: Perfumes banned public in Scandinavia

    In a joking manner.

    I find this very similar to the sexual harassment joke - It’s only harassment if the girl doesn’t like you. In this case – it’s only offensive (or causes an allergic reaction)...
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    Re: Perfumes banned public in Scandinavia

    Sandy - just yesterday I went shopping and some guy was washing the floor - the body odor from his arms pits were smelling from 20 feet away - it made me so sick inside - I had to hold my breath. ...
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    Re: Perfumes banned public in Scandinavia

    Hmmm - seems a lot of people are complaining about perfume - why aren't these same people complaining about people with bad body odor, bad breath, stinky feet, dirty clothes or even the smell of...
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    Re: Amouage "Gold" - expensive baby powder?

    I had the exact same impression the very first time I tried Gold. Try it again on afew more occasions. After using 4-5 times - I get a completely different scent. I can't believe I was comparing...
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    Re: Should I get the Original Guerlain Vetiver?

    I have both and I agree with the others - the old one has lost some of it's punch - due to its age. Especially the openning notes. On the plus side - it has a very nice and unique woodys scent -...
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    Re: Our combined ounces of juice...

    I calculated 440 oz in my collection.
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    Re: Fragrance of the Day Wednesday June 28

    LV - Yerbamate. Beatiful scent in this hot weather!
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    Re: Which one - Havana or Havana Reserva

    Thanks for all the replies! The reason for asking is that I found 2 stores - each one selling one fragance. I was trying to figure which one to get - as neither of these items are on sale - full...
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    Which one - Havana or Havana Reserva

    If you had a choice on which bottle to get - which would it be? From what I understand - they're both out of production - correct?
  31. Thread: Envy Gone bad

    by Johnny_V
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    Re: Envy Gone bad

    I had my 50ml Envy bottle go bad on me too about 8 months ago (90% full). The funny thing was that I didn't wear it for awhile and then one day I decided to wear it and bam - same description as...
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    Re: samples by Divine

    I give the thumbs up on L'Homme Sage - can't get enough of this one!
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    Re: Does anyone know how many sprays are in a....

    When I'm decanting I usually count the number of sprays it takes. To fill a 10ml bottle - It takes me anywhere from 75 to 110 sprays to get 10ml. I've never had anything outside this range yet. What...
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    Finally found the old Guerlain Vetiver

    I finally got a bottle of the older version of Guerlain Vetiver - the one that is yellow. So happy that I found it!
    I can say that the reviews posted about this are pretty accurate - very little top...
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    Re: Cried over spilt Juice? *

    Just yesterday - the spray pump on my bottle of amouge silver stopped working - very upset! I had used maybe 15-20 sprays in total since new and now this.
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    Re: Looking for honeysuckle

    I agree - CO by Creed!

    I personally wasn't too fond of honeysuckle until CO.
  37. Re: Traveling or Moving with a lot of Perfumes

    When I moved to my new house - I wrapped each bottle up with bubble warp and taped it up. I then placed them all within banker cardboard boxes - the heavy duty one - they can hold alot of weight. Had...
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    Re: Guy Roberts lecture

    I really enjoyed the Guy Robert's lecture - especially the last paragraph!
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    Re: Flour/flower + wood = Bois Farine!

    I just discovered this scent last week at a local store and bought a big bottle - can't get enough - no regrets.

    Sorry to hear it was your first bottle in the trash, but there's always a first...
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    Re: Creed revisited....WHAT ?

    Post is now invalid and has been editted
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    Re: Creed revisited....WHAT ?

    I have abput 25 Creed scents - I should still have at least 20 boxes - afew from ebay, afew from an online retailer (discounted), afew from someone who got it from India and the majority from 2...
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    Re: My trip to Paris

    I'm alittle funny when it comes too vacations - I need a purpose, a reason. Anyways - I was thinking of going in either Feb or March for 4 weeks. How are the people? Are they friendly to english...
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    Re: My trip to Paris

    Was the trip worth it? *I was thinking of visiting just to go perfume shopping.

    What about the Creed store - did they have any other fragances not commonly available? *I've read that they have...
  44. Thread: bay rum

    by Johnny_V
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    Re: bay rum

    Creed has one within their private collection - Bay Rhum Vetiver.

    I just bought this last week - very nice and masculine! *Starts off with a very strong Bay rhum and dries down to a dark vetiver....
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    Re: What was your first cologne?

    I still remember my first bottle - I was in university - first year and sample it during lunch hour inside a department store - the SA insisted that I try it. He was very generous as he gave me a...
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    Re: Thierry Mugler Angel

    I too prefer Angel over A*Men and was thinking of getting it for myself but was debating on if it's too feminie for a man. (Thanks Atalbest for starting this thread) I too believe with Xen that it...
  47. Re: how many of you have tried double fragrances?

    Excluding Creed - I favourite would have to be Index Pure Patchouli by Fresh and Miller Harris's feuilles de tabac.
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    Re: Sampled Amouage Gold

    The first time I sampled Gold - I could only smell baby powder - but I still bought it; after using it afew more times - it now smells like something totally different. Very happy I got it.

    As for...
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    Re: STILL NOTHING ON CREED ORIGINAL SANTAL?

    I'm in Canada (Toronto, ON) - and I was talking to the SA for Creed at Holt Renfrew - he said that Original Santal will be coming in Jan or Feb 06.
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    Re: Breakthrough: Time-Release Technology.

    Thanks for the info!

    I'm curious on which Laura Biagiotti scent has this?
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    What temp to store at?

    Right now I have 60 niche bottles and I'm starting to get concern with the temperature. *The drawer in which I store my frag can get as hot as 28 degrees celcius. *It's been like this for about 4...
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    Re: LV Uomo - A Second Chance

    I agree - this is my fav LV scent!

    As for a second chance - I had the same thing happen to me with LV musk and incensi - at first, I thought nothing great - then I sampled again - love it!
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    Re: Patchouli Pure

    Patchouli Pure is great - I just got mine about 3 weeks ago. *As for layering - I had good results with Miller Harris and Patchouli Pure. *1 spray of Miller Harris Tobacco and 2 sprays of Patchouli...
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    Re: The Nose School

    Thanks for the link - very good show!

    Only one problem - I want to quit my job and go back to school to become a nose!
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    Re: what you think about these fragrances?

    I'm not a fan of the sexual edt - maybe because all the department stores where I live continously try to push it onto everyone. I personally didn't find anything special about it.

    As for realm...
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    Re: Hanae Mori - Just Tried it

    I do like this one! One of the most addictive scents I have. I agree with Ballardbeau - not an everyday scent - but sure is great. Just an fyi - this scent comes in edt and edp.
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    Re: I am so weak..

    I know your pain - I too am very weak.

    Beside that - how's Vendetta by Valentino??? I was always curious about this one?
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    Re: Best Sandalwood scent

    I prefer LV Sandalo and the art of shaving's Sandalwood.

    As for Tam Dao - I found it alittle too mellow. As for the MPG version - very nice - but I found the LV had alittle more kick.
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    Re: Men who like to wear women's scents

    I've used both men's and women's - If I find that one scent is a little too femmine and foral - I just layer it with Tabarome - always works out.

    Not sure if that's cheating... ;D
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    Re: GOD do I HATE Vetiver!

    I too was not a fan until recent - Now I can't get enough vetiver. I believe it was the LV vetiver sample I got that converted me over. I also got FM and OV - love them both.

    Funny thing, when I...
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    Re: Art of Shaving

    I agree - they are great.
    I noticed a difference with my hair on the first time using it.

    Note - just a little pricey and you have to use a fair amount.
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    Re: Best face wash?

    1st Pick - The Art of shaving - Strong peppermint scent. Srub is medium course. This product works great on my face.

    2nd - Shiseido Men - Little goes a long way, rinses very easily and has a...
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    Re: Best Non-shiny Moisturizer

    As mentioned above - I found that the Art of Shaving is the best for facial needs. Their moisturizer is great - non shiney and not oily. Before this I was using Shiseido Men - the Art of Shaving is...
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    Re: spots on my butt !

    I've read that red pimples on the butt are sometimes caused by irritations from clothing (or bed sheets). Non-cotton items or tight fitting cloths usually do this - has something to do with the...
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