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    Re: -Sigh- eBay fake...

    99% of '99% statements' are 100% BS.

    I had more problems with sellers on ebay with claims of 'pure essential oil' that show up as dilutions than with fake frags but I usually stay away from the...
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    Re: My change of mind on Acqua di Gio.

    Interesting "thread"...lol
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    Re: Pipsta's de-Frag Thread

    Added and removed, thanks.
  4. Re: Got sample from friend's cousin at Gucci...GUCCI PH II INTENSE

    Even worse Eau de Troll Intense Sport....
  5. Re: Got sample from friend's cousin at Gucci...GUCCI PH II INTENSE

    How clever.... found a stock photo on ebay and posted it.

    This is the pic location:
    "http://thumbs3.ebaystatic.com/d/l225/m/msVEgaDtiUy8IU79DMUs5TQ.jpg"

    I smell eau de troll....
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    Re: Thierry Mugler Les Parfums de Cuir (2012)

    Tells us what you really think Dullah.....don't hold back now.
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    Re: I ruined my Aventus!

    According to Oliver Creed it is well documented that Napoleon invaded northern Africa with a flacon of Aventus in the side saddle of his horse and forgot to bring it into his castle when he got home...
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    Re: Essential oil dilution

    As I expected the seller is insisting their oils are pure with nothing added and that I should test them. She also has told me carrier oils are alcohol soluble....lol. I want to reply to her with...
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    Re: Essential oil dilution

    Another idea I was having.... since the carrier oil won't mix and falls to the bottom, would the part of it that is essential oil still, even only in part, mix into the alcohol? If I'm just using...
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    Re: Essential oil dilution

    I'm actually using 190 proof grain alcohol, everclear, with nothing added. I just received a few oils from a new supplier and all of their oils are separating like this. They advertised it as pure...
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    Essential oil dilution

    Basically if in making dilutions in alcohol with essential oils there's a separation and settling of something at the bottom of that dilution that looks like a blobby fluid that beads up till it...
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    Re: Spotted at.....Fry's Electronics??

    Just wow....looooool

    Bonus points for using the word 'cornucopia' .....
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    Re: Thierry Mugler Les Parfums de Cuir (2012)

    Pure Malt has some of that tar note. Mixed with the boozy note it's smells a little like burning plastic to me, gives me a headache.
  14. Re: Answer These Personality Questions and I'll Recommend a Fragrance for You

    I can't even get through the questions. There's nothing about me that is either or with those answers and many times it's all of the above...lol
  15. Re: What is it about amber perfumes that people find offputting?

    Amber resin has a smell, but it's not particularly sweet or anything like the 'amber' type scents that people think of. The 'amber' type note in frags people think of are as some have said here, an...
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    Re: Thierry Mugler Les Parfums de Cuir (2012)

    What about for us who love some of the A*Men line but don't like them all? Should we be warned, too? I don't like the original, PM, TOF Chili or PS... but I love PC and PH. The things I don't like...
  17. Re: Victor & Rolf SpiceBomb by Olivier Polge. Is it already being re-formulated?

    This spicebomb reformulation rumor needs it's own snopes page....
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    Re: Pipsta's Trading Post

    Added/removed stuff....thanks!
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    Re: Hurricane Fragrance for Nawlins'

    The tragedy that happened in NO years ago was devastating. I'm not sure trivializing what potentially could be disastrous is the way to go.
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    Re: Thierry Mugler Les Parfums de Cuir (2012)

    Isn't funny how on all these limited releases Mugler never ships to Canada but this new release is in Canada first? I guess he's making up for his dooshiness to them up there on his online...
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    Re: Thierry Mugler Les Parfums de Cuir (2012)

    Someone already got a hold of one out there...

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    Re: Cheap Frag Buying Remorse.

    Better to regret a cheapie than regret a pricey....
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    Re: Buying this Creed - Aventus?

    Yea... the stinkyape is a credible seller.
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    Re: Least talked about

    I would tell you but then it wouldn't be the least talked about anymore.....
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    Nobody talks about Pure Shit!

    nuff said....
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    Re: What exactly is a "sport" fragrance?

    Fragrance houses making a game out of separating the consumer from their money = sport.
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    Re: The holy Grail......

    Holy grail and panty dropper are terms that gets used too often about a type of scent that doesn't really exist...
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    Re: How to spray, when to spray?

    The other day I rubbed my wrists together when I had just put on Amen and split some atoms so now there is a crater in the earth the size of a Volkswagen Bug in the place my bathroom use to be from...
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    Re: What cheapie should i get?

    There is a difference between inexpensive and cheap.....

    - - - Updated - - -

    There is a difference between inexpensive and cheap.....
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    Re: I bought a fake bottle of Gucci PH :(

    Ebay don't like fakers so you can get 100% full refund and even ebay will give you a link to a printable return shipping voucher so you don't have to pay for the return. Don't threaten with neg...
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    Re: How to spray, when to spray?

    Interestingly absent : Everywhere and often!
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    Re: Pipsta's Trading Post

    Added and removed some stuff....thanks
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    Re: What cheapie should i get?

    How bout enabling your wardrobe link so people can one click into instead of ridiculing the job someone else does....(even more sarcastic)
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    Re: Terre d'hermes - reformulated?

    I learned recently TDH EDT is one of the fake frags that gets sold on ebay. There's a thread around here somewhere talking about it and pictures to help sort it out. I had one sold one to me too...
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    Re: When may I begin wearing Burberry London?

    Never
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    Re: Best Coffee Fragrance?

    There are frags that have a coffee note but aren't centered around coffee. If you are looking for coffee centric frags there are a few that are really good just depends on what aspect of coffee you...
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    Re: Your latest "I eat my words" scent...

    There are so many I change my mind about I can't list or even remember them all. Whether it's change in taste or something that jumps out at me to alter my opinion it seems to happen enough for me to...
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    Re: Is Tom Ford Extreme worth it?

    If you have to ask you have your answer....
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    Re: Virgin Island Water. Is it still worth it?

    I don't get why people say VIW and TB Set Sail St Barts are similar. While they both kind of have a similar fun beach vibe it's two different takes on it. VIW opens with sweet lime and white rum...
  40. Re: 4 Samples I received today: Eau de Baux, Bleu de Chanel, Body Kouros, Habit Rouge (first impress

    Ok.... I'm a bit confused. If you give your 2 cents on 4 frags is that 8 cents total or a half a penny a piece?
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    Re: Back to Black = Baby Powder?

    Mebbe if it was this baby.....

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  42. Re: Worth getting Antaeus if you already have Aventus?

    Totally diff frags... like comparing smoked pineapples to spicy latex condoms....
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    Re: Aventus got me in trouble at work

    You can't discount that some have become hyper sensitive to just even the idea of fragrance in the workplace. It could be now you will be the target of people looking for a reason to whine and biatch...
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    Re: The Mystery of Aventus.... Exposed?

    That what I get for replying before reading the thread... I can see others have caught on to Creed paying women to compliment...heheheheheeee
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    Re: The Mystery of Aventus.... Exposed?

    Creed actually pays women to walk around complimenting people they smell them wearing Creed fragrances...it's a tactic they used for decades even starting with paying people to compliment others on...
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    Re: Spicebomb reformulated?

    It wasn't so much of a reformulation as it was a deformulation.....
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    Re: Quality of Parfums MDCI bottles?

    Yeah.... get the replacement bottle.... be sure to snag a small decant from leaky one before you send it back for your troubles... something to keep you company while waiting for the new one to come....
  48. Thread: xxxxxxx

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    Re: xxxxxxx

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    Re: Spicebomb reformulated?

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  50. Re: New Fragrances: Six Scents - Series 4: Characters

    Hmmm 4 sounds good..... 2, 3 and 5 have some interesting aspects worth laying my nose on. They all actually have a note or two that I like but some more than others.
  51. Thread: Diamond Jubilee

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    Re: Diamond Jubilee

    LeMale or 1 Million.....mebbe Aqua Di Gio if it's a little warm out.
  52. Thread: 2 Word Reviews

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    Re: 2 Word Reviews

    Basenotes = Fragrance enablers.......
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    Re: L'Artisan L'Ambre L'eau de L'Auto- any info?

    I prefer a L'5 speed....
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    Re: Explain Spicebomb To Me !!!

    No.
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    Re: Just step away from the counter...

    I also was a one or two bottle guy for many years. I decided to find more than that and it led me to eventually finding basenotes after a couple of years of just store searching. Basenotes took me...
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    Re: LIDGE & Play Intense: How Similar?

    LIDGE is to Kobe beef as PI is to big mac....
  57. Re: COCONUT - what are your favorite coconut scents for men

    Obsession Night for Men is foul....it may have a coconut note but it just smells unappealing to me in every way.

    B&BW Coconut Lime Verbena is nowhere near what you get from VIW. It's unsweetened...
  58. Re: $200 to spend. Quality over quantity or vice versa?

    How do you get GIT and TDH for $200 total? I'd say get that cause it's a great deal and probably won't last because you can always score the other stuff cheap.
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    Re: Does your GIT smell damp?

    Is this some sort of euphemism? I dry my GIT so I don't go around with it smelling damp.....
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    Re: So, you've hit the Mega Bucks lottery.....

    One of everything......
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    Re: Eau Maximum - Nickel

    I found it aptly named...... Ewww Maximum....
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    Re: D&G The One for Men alternative please

    I haven't found too many scents that are all that similar to The One. I could do without the top of it as I think it to be kind of sour if I could find something that has a similar dry down as that's...
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    Re: Horrible Spicebomb reality check :-/

    If your suggesting that's what I said it seems we aren't even speaking the same language. Are you suggesting some of the 99% doesn't leech off entitlement programs even when they don't fund it? Once...
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    Re: Horrible Spicebomb reality check :-/

    Wow... just wow. So out of touch with history. So out of touch with actual reality. You blame the 99% for the actions of the 1%. The 1% who had their wealth long before the boomers came along, who...
  65. Re: "Old-person smell"

    New A*Men flanker coming..... Pure Old.....
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    Re: Horrible Spicebomb reality check :-/

    How did the boomers get handed something that was better? You mean the systematically racist country where everyone didn't have equal rights and Jim Crow laws were the norm? It got better because...
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    Re: Horrible Spicebomb reality check :-/

    There's no guarantee or promise of having it better than your parents or that you deserve something the way someone else has it.... thinking it should be that way is the very definition of...
  68. Re: Eau des Baux - A Review: Forget Spicebomb, this is the King of Vanilla Spice

    The cypress in EDB gives it a green feel and the incense makes it dry. Between those two the composition seems bright and edgy making the vanilla come off more like the vanilla pod than it does...
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    Re: Horrible Spicebomb reality check :-/

    :grin: I don't have to respond to specifics in your points because your own words show the lack of context and understanding. I'm not a baby boomer, I'm a GenX'er but at least I have perspective...
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    Re: Fragrance for Getting Through a CRISIS

    Mugler's new A*Men flanker...... Pure Indica.
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    Re: Horrible Spicebomb reality check :-/

    Yeah... because young people aren't the whiniest, most self absorbed, impatient, coddled individuals who don't seem to be able to endure the smallest inconvenience or adversity without crying like a...
  72. Re: Mugler to bring back by popular demand Pure Havane!!!

    I wonder how much longer the supply will last. I expect to come into this thread one day and see the panic in some who slacked off not ordering right away only to find it unavailable. I'm surprised...
  73. Re: If you could pick one scent for from DIPTYQUE - Which one would it be?

    After seeing this thread I realized I had a small spray sample of Eau Duelle and pulled the cap noticing there was a little of the juice on the sprayer. Barely any to be honest but I rubbed it on my...
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    Re: Terre d'Hermes - EDT or Pure Parfum?

    I like the EDT better than the parfum. While the scent of the two is essentially the same the EDT has a less intense heart of the pepper and woods with the tangy top of orange and grapefruit...
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    Re: Can someone validate this aventus bottle?

    Looks sketchy to me.... did that help validate your fears? That's what you were looking for, amiright?
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    Re: Horrible Spicebomb reality check :-/

    Yeah them young 50something whipper snappers wearing those stinkbomb colognes playing that rock and roll music! Dagnabbit!
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    Re: AVENTUS by Creed

    Have people found that the 2011-2012 batches resolved the batchy issue or is there still a fluctuation in ashy to fruity even in the past two years?
  78. Re: Eau des Baux - A Review: Forget Spicebomb, this is the King of Vanilla Spice

    I did a side by side with these two and while there are some similarities there are more differences between them. When I wear Eau des Baux I can clearly smell that it's a vanilla scent. I don't get...
  79. Re: Eau des Baux - A Review: Forget Spicebomb, this is the King of Vanilla Spice

    Um... yeah... Spicebomb isn't a vanilla frag and Eau des Baux doesn't have tobacco...... but carry on...

    I like both and they have some characteristics they share although they are different in...
  80. Re: Eau Sauvage Parfum - Frighteningly Beautiful !!!!!

    This smells better on paper than it does on my skin. I really liked it on paper but when I tested it on my arm I didn't like the first couple hours. After that it got alot better but not enough to...
  81. Re: NEW: Dolce and Gabbana Light Blue Pour Homme "Living Stromboli"

    I got your living stromboli right here....
  82. Thread: tdh parfum

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    Re: tdh parfum

    I like the EDT better. The parfum version is much more peppery and woody. I like the zing of the EDT that lasts much longer into the heart than it does with the parfum. Which makes sense if you...
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    Re: How to get rid of marks on my Creed bottles.

    Why take the whole bottle? Have you considered making decants to take with you on a trip?
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    Re: Can you truly judge a scent on just a card?

    I can rule out a fragrance on a card if it's totally something that isn't to my liking but it's only the first threshold to pass. Skin chemistry is important. As an example on paper John Varvatos...
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    Re: Pipsta's Trading Post

    Removed and added...thanks!
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    Re: Big meeting. Aventus or Invasion Barbare?

    IB... Aventus is kind of loud and come across as dooshy. IB is more classy.
  87. Re: Many famous scents - are they being watered down?

    It's more like you can thank corporations and the elite conservatives. They want to be able to protect patents, to squeeze every last penny out of consumers and you can't do that with natural...
  88. Re: Eau Sauvage Parfum - Frighteningly Beautiful !!!!!

    I tried this yesterday in sephora and actually was surprised that I liked it. I don't like the original in the slightest and I smelled very little similarity between the two. I guess maybe it's...
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    Poll: Re: how many frags do you own

    I have 3 dozen but I'm wanting to slim that down to about 2 dozen and then probably to stay in the 20s. If anyone wants to help you can see what I'm looking to trim away by what I have listed in my...
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    Re: Male fragrance that smells like bubble gum

    Hubba Bubba, Bazooka Joe or baseball card gum?
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    Re: Hot day... Aventus or Allure Edition Blanche?

    Aventus would work in the summer in my opinion but I think it would be to potent for a classroom scenario. You want to smell good, sure, but you don't it to be drawing attention to youself as 'that...
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    Re: Why I'm against Blind Buying

    Just think guys..... you could take out a woman to blow $100 on dinner and drinks only to find out during it she's someone you wouldn't want to spend another minute with. Plus you don't get to go on...
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    Re: I reject the concept of niche

    I wouldn't want to wear a scent that would allow someone like me to wear it.......

    Eau de Groucho Marx
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    Re: My Cologne Story

    Your story... it stinks... with great projection and longevity.
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    Re: Navegar: Y u No love?

    I kid! I kid!
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    Re: Navegar: Y u No love?

    Y U No deal with it?
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    Re: What makes a men's fragrance "modern?"

    There are some very good modern renditions of classic scent styles. Like Micheal for Men by Micheal Kors or L'Instant de Guerlain Extreme. Both of these are modern versions on something that could...
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    Pipsta's Trading Post

    Not trading at this point, thank you.
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    Poll: Re: New Mugler A*Men Pure Shot

    If I use as a template of what I remember of ToF from Mugler I can actually envision(?) what this Pure Shot flanker will smell like.
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    Re: Aventus Associated Paranoia

    Ok man... I done going round and round with you... I must be too stupid or close minded to be able to understand the deep intellect you display in here or understand the complexities of your job.
    ...
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