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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, November 8, 2014

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    Vintage Xeryus - Givenchy
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    Re: Back up Bottles.

    3 x 30ml, 3 x 60ml, 2 x 50ml vintage Giorgio for Men
    3x 30ml (including one original spray mechanism), 2 x 60ml and several minis Gucci Nobile
    2 x 60ml, 3 x 120ml plus many minis Giorgio Beverly...
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    Re: Your Male Fragrance Mt. Rushmore

    Le 3me Homme
    Acqua di Parma Colonia
    Giorgio Beverly Hills V.I.P. Special Reserve
    Van Cleef & Arples pour Homme
  4. Poll: Re: MODERN or VINTAGE ? .. 1993 to 2013 or 1973 to 1992

    I have a collection that spans the classics to the recent era but I do still prefer my powerhouses and classics in general.
  5. Re: S O T D : SUNDAY. February 23 , 2014😜

    Vintage Kouros
  6. Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    Just picked up a 3.4 oz bottle of The Dreamer at TJ for $34.99.
  7. Re: What's a good everyday cologne for a college male for the upcoming winter?

    I have and like both La Nuit and Touch. Currently I lean a little more to La Nuit. I would also suggest trying to sample Gucci pour Homme II, it always gets me compliments when I wear it out and...
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    Re: Bulgari Man.....Disappointing!

    I actually like this one. I don't wear it with any regularity but I do almost always get complimented when I do.
  9. Re: The 1980s were THE most important for male fragrance

    I still love me some 80's powerhouses. Wore both Giorgio Beverly Hills fragrances this week and had decided on vintage Bijan for Men before even seeing this thread.
  10. Re: Which scents have you ever stolen from the girls?

    Shalimar EdC
    Creed Jasmal
    Samples of No. 5 and No. 19
  11. Re: If you end up in hell, which fragrance will the devil make you wear for all eternity as punishme

    Polo Green in any of its formulations.
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    Re: ATTENTION all Dolce&Gabbana owners.....

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    Ok, here's the bottom of my vintage Pour Homme, I would swear I got this before the 2004 listed on checkcosmetic.net. Note the 7 digit batch code, I know it's authentic because I bought it...
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    Re: The Great Reformulation Debate.

    Pretty much what I think every time I read another "Oh my God, they just reformulated..." thread.
  14. Re: Based on smell alone… what would be your 10/10 fragrance?

    Giorgio Beverly Hills V.I.P. Special Reserve.
  15. Re: Less people wearing fragrances these days?

    I am back in school and have made a very conscious note of the fact that I am not smelling much in the way of fragrances being worn by the younger crowd. At least not to class.
  16. Re: How many sprays of Le male if im going to be in a house?

    NONE. One spray of this is enough to make me want to throw the wearer through, not out, a window.
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    Re: My wonderful find today!

    Very nice. My TJ has really sucked for both selection and price recently.
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    Re: When does Complexity become Cacophony?

    I'm with SOS on this. Antidote is one of my true favorites. Maybe people just get too confused reading the note pyramid and give up. For me these all come together perfectly.
  19. Re: How long does a bottle of cologne last you?

    Given the size of my collection and the fact that I don't want to be " that guy", my bottles last for a long time. I haven't finished a bottle larger than 30ml in the last three years.
  20. Re: Which scents/perfume that trigger your memory?

    Drakkar Noir was my sure fire powerhouse college scent. Giorgio Beverly Hills V.I.P. Special Reserve really did make me have to be the "one in a thousand" to wear it...still have to put it in a...
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    Re: The "back of the wardrobe" challenge

    Going to the absolute back I will have to give Kenneth Cole Signature an outing.
  22. Re: Recommendations for well crafted rich orientals, a boosy note won't hurt too

    This was my first thought.
  23. Re: Just found out Amen was reformulated in 2010

    This a kinder, gentler rendering of my opinion of this fragrance.
  24. Re: Do you keep fragrances in the hope that you will like them again?

    I find myself very reluctant to get rid of fragrances these days. A few years ago I did a clean out of my collection with too little consideration and ended up getting rid of a few things I really...
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    Re: how many shoes should a man have?

    I have about 35 pairs of shoes. There are still a few I'd like to complete my wardrobe.
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    Re: Gems/Treasures within your collection?

    Vintage Le 3me Homme
    Vintage Giorgio for Men
    Giorgio Beverly Hills V.I.P. Special Reserve
    Gucci Nobile
    Vintage Dolce & Gabbana pour Homme
  27. Re: if you went with 2 houses for life, what 2 would you pick ?

    Caron and YSL as long as vintage formulations are available.
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    Re: What is your tallest bottle?

    Actually, Love & Luck is my tallest bottle. Not glamorous, but true.
  29. Re: Dolce and Gabbana Pour Homme - reformulated?

    Looks like you happened upon a wonderful bottle. Enjoy.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, March 19, 2013

    Gucci Nobile
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    Re: Best of Eighties Decade

    True, it was popular everywhere. But, from the title of of the thread, wasn't actually from the eighties.
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    Re: Best of Eighties Decade

    Both introduced in 1978.

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    Giorgio Beverly Hills V.I.P. Special Reserve
    Giorgio Beverly Hills For Men
    Le 3me Homme
    Kouros
    Gucci Nobile
    Fahrenheit
  33. Re: I cant believe people think Cool Water smells like Green Irish Tweed

    The modern CW water isn't all that close in my opinion. The vintage stuff was much more natural and better balanced, which made it a better comparison to GIT.
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    Re: Creed Green Valley

    The only thing keeping you from being a total " fanboy" is Aventus. GIT is the most challenging scent you have. Green Valley is more basic and natural than GIT, and that is what separates the two...
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    Re: Creed Green Valley

    No, but it does have some resemblance to vintage Fahrenheit.
  36. Re: Which female fragrances have you worn / tried ?

    Tried:

    Alien
    Opium
    White Linen

    Own and wear on occasion:

    Shalimar EdC
    Creed Jasmal
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    Re: Creed - Quality or Con

    Don't count myself as necessarily a "Creed fan" but I do like a few of their fragrances. I also really dislike some of their offerings and have said so. Please don't lump everybody that ever liked...
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    Re: new and looking for help

    All very good advice. I always wear unscented deodorant precisely so there is no clash of scents.
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    Unfortunately I haven't gotten that feeling from anything in a while. Spicebomb was good enough to warrant purchasing the gift set, but didn't knock my socks off. Other than that, I haven't really...
  40. Re: Which fragrance smells so much like it but contains none of it

    Was thinking the same about A*Men when I read the title. And obviously Polo, or Polo Green, doesn't list dirty ashtray as a note but that's all I really ever got from it when I put it on.
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    Re: Creed - Quality or Con

    I bought my first Creeds well before I'd ever heard of basenotes. I bought samples of several scents and bought bottles of the ones I liked. I really didn't care whether the stories about which...
  42. Re: Fahrenheit: My thoughts on current formulation

    My bottle from early 2010 is great. Lots of petrol up front but absolutely fantastic dry down and lasts forever.
  43. Re: If you had to choose 3 colognes to wear for the rest of your life....

    Vintage Xeryus
    Giorgio Beverly Hills V.I.P. Special Reserve
    Vintage Le 3me Homme
  44. Re: Most obvious display of shill bidding I've seen on Ebay.

    When I buy on ebay I always use Buy it Now and buy from a few trusted sellers with whom I've previously dealt. I haven't bothered with the hassle of auctions in years.
  45. Poll: Re: Bijan(vintage) vs Interlude Man vs Black Afgano

    I really think that the votes for the other two choices came from those who have not actually experienced vintage Bijan. I have a good number of vintage powerhouse fragrances in my wardrobe and the...
  46. Poll: Re: Bijan(vintage) vs Interlude Man vs Black Afgano

    I love vintage Bijan and, yes, this sucker will be with you and everyone else for quite a while.
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    Re: Breath of God by Lush

    This is one on which I go back and forth. This is due mostly to the fact that it never smells the same on me twice in a row. Sometimes it comes off brilliantly while other times there's just...
  48. Re: Millésime Imperial vs. Bois Du Portugal

    MI would be my choice. It was the one that got me started with Creed. I got a sample of BdP and a few others at the same time. Still have that BdP sample and revisit it from time to time but have...
  49. Poll: Re: Your strongest fragrance - projection & sillage?

    Vintage Bijan for Men. This is easily the one in my wardrobe that requires the most controlled application. Any more than a couple sprays of this and people in other rooms will know you're there.
  50. Poll: Re: How much "gasoline" do you want in your Fahrenheit ? POLL.

    I have the 2010 version and mini of the vintage. The vintage gets to the green and leather notes sooner but I like both quite a lot. Whether gasoline is a listed note or not, it's most definitely...
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    Re: How many is too many?

    4,327 is too many.
  52. Re: I blind purchased KOUROS. What can I expect when it arrives?

    What he said.
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    Re: Clinique's Aromatics Elixir

    I do want to test this stuff the next time I'm at the Clinique counter.
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    Re: Tea Rose

    I was really surprised at how much I like this scent. I bought it cheap at TJ Maxx based on some positive reviews I had read. Very authentic rose which I wasn't expecting for the price. I like...
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    Re: Something smells amazing, is that you?

    If someone asks me directly I give them the answer, if it's a general comment I just let it go and I wait to see if anyone asks the direct question, especially if i notice another fragrance in the...
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    Re: Today I bought: January 2013

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    Spicebomb. Got the last gift set on the shelf at my Von Maur. 1.7oz Edt, 1.7oz shower gel and 1.7oz AS balm.
  57. Re: Hello basenotes! I'm just starting out in the world of scents, so here's an introduction about m

    Welcome to basenotes. If you like your Burberry try Brit for Men. For summer give Bleu de Chanel a test, some on here are lukewarm to it but I do quite like it. Since you like Fahrenheit you might...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, January 26, 2013

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    Spicebomb
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, January 25th, 2013

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    Uomo? Moschino
  60. Re: What's your favorite male Creed and why is it Aventus?

    Green Irish Tweed mainly because it's the only Creed I own that's listed as masculine. All my others are listed as unisex.
  61. Re: Should I buy Bleu de chanel or D&G the one?

    I have and like both, but I'd recommend Bleu simply because it does project and last longer.
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    Re: cheap fragrances are rarely the best

    Fragrances are, to me, much like wines. I've collected fragrances for many years and worked with as well as studied wine for quite some time. I find that the advise on wine I read some years ago...
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    Re: Giorgio Beverly Hills for Men

    I have several bottles of the vintage juice after stocking up a few years ago when it seemed that this was gone and not coming back. I bought a bottle of the new stuff last year just to see if it...
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    Re: USPS and mailing fragrances

    My local post office has, for a few years now, had a sign posted with pictures and text description of things, including perfume, that couldn't be shipped by Priority Mail. I've used a few priority...
  65. Re: Amouage - an insult if rated along with other niche / regular fragrances

    Very well said. To add to your classical music analogy, Beethoven's 9th symphony is considered by many musical historians to be the most perfect single composition ever written. I love Beethoven, I...
  66. Re: Guccie Pour Homme....discontinued not!

    What he said.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, January 16, 2013

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    Original Penguin for Men
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    Re: Worst basenotes reviews

    I am also not a fan of reviewers that don't take time for the fragrance to develop before they rush off to write their review. Reviewing a fragrance before the top notes are gone is like reviewing a...
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    Re: Bad Choice?

    A few times I have had a difficult time choosing between a couple fragrances, flipped a coin, put one on and gone about my business only to later realize that I had really wanted to wer the other...
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    Re: Displaying your collections....

    I have a book shelf in the corner of my room that would now be more appropriately called my fragrance shelf as there are only a couple books remaining on the bottom shelf. My collection, including...
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    Re: SOTD:Tuesday,January 15, 2013

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    Green Irish Tweed
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    Re: Most underrated House

    Eclectic Collections. I have their Aperitif Private Label EdP. This induced me to return the bottle of Edition Blanche I purchased around the same time. Great natural lemon summer scent. I have a...
  73. Poll: Re: 2nd Part Poll- Who makes the best male perfumes?

    Well, since three of my top six come from Caron, I had to vote for "other".
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    Re: the irony of winter fragrances

    Very close to my own thinking. I think stronger, heavier fragrances also work better for most in the winter because the lower humidity tends to dry out people's skin which causes the skin to absorb...
  75. Re: my first fragrance tragedy (read accident)

    That really sucks. Sorry to see that happen. Fortunately for me all the bottles I've ever dropped and been unable to catch have always landed safely on carpet or somewhere else padded so as of yet...
  76. Re: Good complex fragrance for a highschooler

    I am in complete agreement with the advise here to go test a good number of scents and then choose something that you like. Don't get too caught up in whether something is "too mature" or "too"...
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    Re: I need an upgrade for GUCCI 2 p.h

    I've got a couple of stores here that have GpH II on the shelves so I'm not terribly worried yet that it's disappearing.
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    Re: SOTD:Monday,January 14, 2013

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    SOTD: Geir by Geir Ness
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    SOTN: Yatagan by Caron
  79. Re: Perfume Kiosks in the mall - what's the deal?

    I've honestly never really paid much attention. Next time I pass one of these I'll have to stop and take a look.
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    Re: Top 10 Cheapies!

    In no particular order, just as they come to mind;

    Quorum
    Sung Homme
    Halston 1-12
    Azzaro pour Homme
    Van Cleef & Arples pour Homme
    Dirty English
    Uomo? Moschino
    Grey Flannel
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    Re: Undershirt?

    I almost always wear some sort of undershirt. I used to wear more v-necks than I do now but I may try to re-introduce some to my rotation.
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    Re: Sleeping Aid

    I do on a semi-regular basis. I too, spray on my wrist instead of my pillow. I spray on my left wrist for this because it's the one on which I wear my watch all day so it doesn't get any fragrance...
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    Re: SOTD:Sunday January 13, 2013

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    Van Cleef & Arples pour homme. Vintage earlier today, newest version tonight.
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    Re: Anyone else giving up on "vintage"?

    I don't actively seek out vintage versions of fragrances any more. I have vintage versions of all the ones I really would consider necessary any way. I do own a few discontinued fragrances but...
  85. Poll: Re: Your choice of fragranes that you reaaly like?

    Of the ones I've tried i have to say that MI is the answer to the poll question.
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    Re: can you smell the difference

    This.
  87. Re: Which male fragrance with elegant suits?

    Van Cleef & Arples pour Homme
    Bvlgari pour Homme Soir
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    Poll: Re: Need A Modern Masterpiece Designer

    HM by Hanae Mori is a great modern fragrance. Buy the EdP if possible, I find it to be a richer, more complete fragrance than the EdT.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, January 12, 2013

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    Bleu de Chanel
  90. Poll: Re: Favourite Classic GREY FLANNEL or FAHRENHEIT ?

    I own both and like both but I've always been a fan of Grey Flannel.
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    Re: Now hear this!

    I've not yet smelled DHI and from reading the many comments about it I am curious.
    The best designer fragrance I've ever tried is Third Man by Caron. And if you don't count Caron as a designer...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

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    Green Irish Tweed...accompanied by GIT body wash.
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    Re: Fahrenheit - 2012 reformulation

    The bottles at my nearest Walmart checked to 2010 but the price recently jumped almost $10. It had been selling for just over $40, about six weeks ago or so I drifted by the fragrance section to see...
  94. Re: KISS Him - This is some pretty interesting stuff!

    I've been contemplating this one for a while. The local Gordman's usually has a few bottles on their shelf. The tester for this always seems to be missing even though they attach their testers to...
  95. Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    I was at the local TJ Maxx last week and spotted a Midnight in Paris gift set for $49.99. If it's there when I go back I might just pick it up. The regular men's shelf was picked pretty clean after...
  96. Re: What fragrance was so bad you HAD to wash it off?

    A*Men
    Euphoria for Men
    LeMale
  97. Re: Still love Antidote after all these years

    One of my very favorite scents. I'm glad I have a great majority of my bottle left since it seems to be getting scarce.
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    Re: Prada Infusion D'Homme is SO amazing

    Yes and yes. I will add that I also really like Infusion de Vetiver.
  99. Re: What is the 'right' weather for a fragrance

    It does vary from fragrance to fragrance, however, Burberry London is perfectly permissible any time between December 16th (my birthday) and New Year's Eve afternoon.
  100. Re: Will Creed ever re-release Vetiver 1948...

    This is one I always will have to wish I would have been able to own.
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