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    Re: Tom Ford Private Blend testers exist?

    They do, I've reported stuff in the past.
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    Re: Tom Ford Private Blend testers exist?

    We should be reporting these eBay listings. It doesn't take more than 10 seconds. Login to your eBay account, look at the listing and find the "report" button. Then just click the reason why etc....
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    Re: Is Neroli Sauvage a Blind Buy?

    I feel like it smells too much like Lemon pledge polish. Not much neroli going on here.
    And it lasts for about an hour then vanishes. I'm very glad I never bought it.

    My favorite citrus is...
  4. Re: Dior Fahrenheit Absolute: Help authenticate my botte please.

    Thanks guys! Who knew a piece of cardboard could make me so paranoid? :tongue:
  5. Re: Would you wear a fragrance that you like but might offend others?

    I'm often surprised at what people have a problem with, and shocked at what they like. I have a friend that always complains when i wear any kind of vetiver. But she LOVES it when i wear Dior Leather...
  6. Re: Dior Fahrenheit Absolute: Help authenticate my botte please.

    Thank you! Thats literally the only place i've seen the outer cardboard sleeve in recent years. It just worried me since it seems like standard practice for fakes.
  7. Re: Dior Fahrenheit Absolute: Help authenticate my botte please.

    I can't quite say exactly how long it lasts just yet, but it smells exactly like my official Dior carded sample does. Actually even better, there's more Incense in the bottle. It seems to be perform...
  8. Dior Fahrenheit Absolute: Help authenticate my botte please.

    I apologize in advance for another thread asking for a fake check, but theres so many fakes swimming around lately, i really would like to ask those that know about Dior's Fahrenheit better than i...
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    Re: Dior Bois d'Argent - great scent but......

    You're killing me! As much as I absolutely love Bois d'Argent, I love DHI even more. Even just by a touch. So if I had to pick between them, it would have to be DHI.

    However, they really are so...
  10. Re: Help with identifying my bottle of Fahrenheit

    Since my post I've given it a full wearing. it actually lasts about 6-8 hours, the projection is just moderate though. That's what three me off. Either way, the smell itself is absolutely enchanting....
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    Re: Knize Ten - is it worth it?

    Knize Ten is a pussy cat compared to the Lion it once was.
  12. Re: Fake counterfeit Terre D'Hermes from Amazon (perfumeworlduk)

    OP seems to be long gone. I hope he didn't leave a negative review for that seller.
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    Re: Tom Ford Private Blend testers exist?

    The bottom sticker is truly telling. Look at the "7" in 1.7....compare it to the 7 in the real sticker......totally different!

    The "NEW" in "NEW YORK LONDON" seems to be floating away on the fake...
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    Re: Tom Ford Private Blend testers exist?

    These fakes are mostly coming out of Bulgaria, Turkey, Israel.
    To be honest, with my current feeling of the blatant fakes, and the idea of possible scammers "refilling" TF bottles....I recommend...
  15. Re: Fresh, subtle, elegant scent for work in a very warm summer climate?

    http://i.imgur.com/HXRkDCT.jpg
  16. Re: Wonder why my new Creed Royal Oud Does not last

    Mine was purchased from Naimans. I get about 4-6 hours. First hour or so is strong, the drops off big time.
  17. Poll: Re: Sorry for another Is this fake thread (YSL M7)

    Either eay, it doesn't matter. You already love it! I have multiple bottles of the original and the reformulation. Both amazing.
  18. Poll: Re: Sorry for another Is this fake thread (YSL M7)

    OP: I think you're confusing the ingredients, with the "notes" that YSL was using to describe the perfume!
  19. Poll: Re: Sorry for another Is this fake thread (YSL M7)

    9JAA is a 2009 bottle
  20. Poll: Sorry for another Is this fake thread (YSL M7)

    Hmm, I'm using tapatalk on my iPad, so when there's multiple pics it gets a little confusing.
    The last pic is definitely a reformulated tester. Clear bottle with brown sticker.

    Edit: sorry I...
  21. Poll: Sorry for another Is this fake thread (YSL M7)

    The "4 ingredient" version is the original brown glass bottle. The back of the box had 4 "ingredients" listed and most use this as a way to identify it. It's mostly effective.

    OP: your first post...
  22. Re: Everyone Always Hates on Polo Colognes: Why?

    You'll find a lot of snobbery once you get into enthusiast communities such as basenotes. I have zero problem with ANY perfume that smells good. I do however have a problem with lazy perfumes houses...
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    Re: Tom Ford Private Blend testers exist?

    I'd like to add another bit of info to really stir the ebay paranoia pot...
    Recently, I was told something pretty disturbing about Tom Ford bottles, and this is now the 3rd person I've heard it...
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    Re: Opinions about Versace Pour Homme?

    I don't like the stuff. I don't know why it's so popular either, I'm surprised so many people like it for the summer time. It's got some sweetness in there like Tonka or vanilla. Can't do it.
  25. Re: Sample order: Dior Privee, Tom Ford Private Blend, Chanel parfums, 8 total

    Great line up.
    Pro tip: Bois d'Argent is a light and airy perfume. A lot of folks complain it had poor longevity, but I'm pretty certain that those people are bit spraying enough.
    I do 4 sprays...
  26. Re: PSA: Counterfeit Tom Ford Neroli Portofino sold on eBay - DETAILS

    Remik, I'm confused. You bought this bottle? Why can't you open it? I would think that you'd have more evidence if you opened it than just from the outer packaging, as telling as it may be.

    The...
  27. Re: Making perfume from fragrance, alcohol and water.any formula?

    You're going to dilute an already existing perfum? Interesting. Good luck!

    Btw, there's a DIY perfume section.
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    Re: Tom Ford Private Blend testers exist?

    Well, they do have the standard 50 and 100 ML bottles of the private blends at most TF counters. However are they designated "testers" stamped or otherwise or just regular bottle, I don't know and...
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    Re: Dior Leather Oud - lovin beats hatin

    +1

    I don't think I've ever received a negative reaction.
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    pear fragrance

    That may be true, but I try not to make it a habit to smell like pine tree or rotting vegetables.

    I don't know what kind of amazing shampoo you use, but when I had a bottle years ago, it smelled...
  31. Paco Rabanne Pour Homme (EDT) – Vintage Dating/Buying Guide

    Thanks to this guide, a while back I was able to find a brand new 50ml bottle from 1994. So so good!

    Thanks Martin_UK!
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    Re: pear fragrance

    The best Pear perfume I think is Slumberhous Pear+Olive. It's also in my opinion the only Slumberhouse perfume thats decent.
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    Re: Just got my Interlude Man

    I have one that's a long batch code like yours, and also JXXV, Epic and Memoir with the long batch code. They don't have the printing on the box. Only the ones with the shirt batch code have it...
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    Re: Tom Ford Private Blend testers exist?

    Can you get higher resolution pictures? I don't see a batch code on the bottom or the box at all. Even testers have batch codes. The gold name plate looks kind of funny, like a strange shade of gold....
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    Re: Just got my Interlude Man

    Yes, here is a picture i took. this is the bottle i am working through now. Purchased from Scent Bar in December-ish 2012 Its difficult to see exactly what it says, because the letters are black.
    ...
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    Re: Just got my Interlude Man

    Im not talking about the product #. We figured that out already. I'm talking about the short batch #'s and how they don't make any sense.

    I already detailed the product # in my earlier post.
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    Re: TF: Patchouli Absolu

    I agree.Its a very stuffy, suit and tie to the office type patchouli smell. I've got a bottle, but it was a gift. In a million years i wouldn't have bought it.
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    Re: Dior Leather Oud - lovin beats hatin

    Yooye! What the hell! I just bought a bottle of Cruel Intentions not too long ago for $240! When did it jump to $260!!

    Sheesh!
  39. Re: NEW: Acqua Di Parma Colonia Ambra (Ingredient collection)

    Available at Barney's for pre-order. I'll still wait till the stores get it so my SA gets the commission though.
    ...
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    Re: D.S. and Durga

    The regular DS/Durga line? Or the Hylnds? I know the website JUST got the regular DS/Durga line. And i can't say for sure, but i don't think Barney's Chicago had the regular line, only Hylnds.

    I...
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    Re: Just got my Interlude Man

    Yes thats the orignal. The reason for any difference in model # is because its the 50ML. I have an Omani bottle as well thats identical to that sticker. And the other slight difference is because it...
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    Re: Dior Leather Oud - lovin beats hatin

    Yeah i forgot that they raised the prices. I paid current retail for Cuir Cannage, but before that i think the last bottle i bought was Oud Ispahan @ $170, now $210. Crazytown! And when they first...
  43. Re: It's unpopular, but you love it. What is it and why?

    Take that with a grain of salt of course. For me its much better, but thats because Accord Oud can come off as too much fruit jam for my taste sometimes. And with Gold Leather, it fixes this with the...
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    Re: Florentine Iris by Ermenegildo Zenga.

    I agree, i just wasn't a fan of this one. I would much rather smell it on my Fiance. It has great longevity though, all of the Zegna private line do.
  45. Re: It's unpopular, but you love it. What is it and why?

    I have a 50ML of this, but i have to say...I think Gold Leather by AC is a much better version of this. And GL has an amazing suede leather accord in it as well.


    I didn't like the silver bottle...
  46. Re: Fake counterfeit Terre D'Hermes from Amazon (perfumeworlduk)

    What metal? The metal plate around the neck? Its not supposed to be orange. Its shiny silver/chrome. Which your IS. There is nothing wrong with that bottle.
    Find Andrθ Moreau's thread on...
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    Re: D.S. and Durga

    ^ Good stuff. My favorite was Sir. But i got sidetracked and forgot to buy it at the clothing store that i saw it at. Then i forgot about it completely. I'll have to go back there and see if its...
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    Re: Is this AdG a fake? 200ml Bottle

    Looks good. I doubt you'll see any fake 200ML bottles. The batch code says its from 2006.
  49. Re: NEW: Acqua Di Parma Colonia Ambra (Ingredient collection)

    Can't wait to try this out! ADP never disappoints!
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    Re: Just got my Interlude Man

    I'm sure you have the orignal juice. However, you don't have anything on the bottom of your bottle? Usually the batch # is either printed right onto the bottle, or there is a little round sticker...
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    Re: Just got my Interlude Man

    LOL definitely not. Sorry if i was not, but i tried to be clear in the post where i put the pictures in, only the original forumla sticker is of MY bottles. Its the one thats sitting in a large...
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    Re: D.S. and Durga

    Yup. You want to know why? Same reason Nasomatto raised their prices when they arrived at Neimans. Same reason Frapin raised their prices when they got into Barney's.

    D.Durga is now fully...
  53. Re: Fake counterfeit Terre D'Hermes from Amazon (perfumeworlduk)

    I don't see anything wrong with the bottle whatsoever. I don't care what Hermes says. They want you to buy it directly from them.

    Their bottles are not perfect. The metal plate moves. The glass...
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    Re: Just got my Interlude Man

    What you're saying makes sense, but when dealing with perfume houses....nothing really makes any sense!

    All i can say for sure is that based on the stickers that are on the boxes, be it on the box...
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    Re: Just got my Interlude Man

    How did you come to that conclusion? How are you matching up your batch code theory with the stickers on the box that lists the ingredients? You never answered my original question. You're assume the...
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    Re: Just got my Interlude Man

    Yeah they either put the sticker on the bottom of the box, or on the cellophane. I have no idea what the rhyme or reason for this is!
  57. Re: Help with identifying my bottle of Fahrenheit

    Thanks SF. Thats what i was thinking as well. I smelled something amazing on a colleague and he told me it was fahrenheit. I said no way, because i pretty much hate the stuff. I liked it in the 90's,...
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    Re: Azzaro pour Homme

    Rive Gauche is the #1 Barbershop scent for me.
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    Re: Just got my Interlude Man

    To add, on the older non magnetic caps, the name of the perfume is on the actual cap. On the new bottles, the name is on a ring around the neck, nothing on the cap.
  60. Help with identifying my bottle of Fahrenheit

    i just bought this bottle of Fahrenheit based on my very limited knowledge of vintage Fahrenheit. I bought it having seen only 1 picture because it was a last minute decision.

    I've sent that one...
  61. Thread: Royal OUD is

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    Re: Royal OUD is

    Royal Oud is ok. Great spiced wood scent. Longevity not the greatest. Terribly overpriced. Even more do than thickest of the Creed line.
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    Re: Unisex, or... is it, really?

    I wear any perfum that I like. However, I have said to my self many "this is very feminine". I don't may much attention to marketing, I let my nose and brain be the judge!
  63. Re: Does anyone know where i can purchase Chanel Edition Blanche EDT?

    manlovescologne compared them side by side and says they're identical.

    Besides, the way Chanel has been lately with their reformulations, it might have ended up smelling better
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    Re: My Retro purchases arrived!

    I just bought a bottle of Cosmair Polo. I stopped off at Nordstom and picked up a sample of the current stuff. My fiance, brother in law and myself compared the two.
    I'm sure part of it has to do...
  65. Re: L`Artisan Parfumeur - Tea for Two - surprise !!!

    Barney's has this new version in stock. I'm going to try and give it a sniff this weekend and compare it to my "vintage" bottle.
  66. Re: vintage Indian Mysore from AA Herbal India

    As long as its not outrageous, take a gamble baby!!
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    Re: Patchouli Imperial

    Excellent stuff. This and Mistral Patchouli are probably my faves in that department. Also Excess by tokyomilk is great!
  68. Re: Bois D'Argent my biggest fragrance disappointment to date.

    I absolutely love this stuff! Noses are funny.
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    Re: Creed: Long Al & Luis Q&A videos on YouTube

    His "street reviews" or whatever are painful to watch. He's very awkward with the people he's talking to, and ends up taking 10 minutes signing off.
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    Re: Lyric Man or Noir de Noir?

    Noir de Noir!

    Please don't come near me with Lyric Man!
  71. Re: Versace pour Homme Oud Noir - very similar to Versace Man?

    Versace Man had massive longevity. It's a classic.

    Oud Noir is weak sauce in more ways than one!
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    Re: Versace Dreamer. Fake or vintage?

    Yeah I have a few. I have a bottle from '98, 2000, and 2004. My latest bottle was from 2008. It was supposedly re formulated in 2008 I believe.

    However I can't tell much of a difference if any...
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    Re: Versace Dreamer. Fake or vintage?

    The bottom is like no Dreamer bottle I've ever seen. My vintage bottles are by Giver Profumi. And the newest ones by euroitalia don't have a tag like that. But my last bottle is from 2008, and your...
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    Re: Fragrancenet and half full bottles.

    I told my brother in law about the half full eBay listings. He ordered some bottles and then noticed that they jacked up the prices afterwards lol.
    What's with that?
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    Re: Favourite "jammy" scents?

    You don't get the jammy opening? It's like a orange and Rose jam with a touch of Incense for the first hour, hour and a half. Then the Incense come forward more. It's pretty unmistakeable.

    Do you...
  76. Re: Let's be frank: spring is time for frankincense.

    Excellent post, however just thinking about wearing something like Sahara Noir in anything above 30F makes me feel dizzy.

    Maaaaaybe Avignon. Maybe.
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    Re: Boss Bottled Intense (2015.)

    Who knew we even needed an Intense version? Thanks for the info op!
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    Re: 'Goth' fragrance

    I agree with Memoir Man. I'll also add Narciso Rodriguez For Him (edt).

    And Black Afgano always makes me feel all dark and whatnot lol
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    Poll: Re: Best Cold Weather Cologne

    24 Gold is great if you like gourmands. However the Oud edition I've heard is actually sweet than the standard 24 Gold. I can't even imagine that!
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    Re: Favourite "jammy" scents?

    Exactly what I was thinking!
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    Everytime I see this thread get bumped, i get excited about my newest bottle of GIT. I've never been so absolutely taken by GIT. I've always just kind of been "meh" about it. Such a lush citrus with...
  82. Re: creed spice and wood vs nasomatto pardon

    Ehhh I hope you're asking this because you think they smell similar.

    Either way, Pardon is a King and a masterpiece!
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    Re: Le Labo - Solid Perfumes?

    I've posted a long time ago about the Aventus "oil" as well. The SA's SHOULD tell you that it's not mean to wear alone, but to "intensify" the perfume. Meaning you're meant to layer it. Which is...
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    Re: Le Labo - Solid Perfumes?

    Yeah the oils project way better than the solid.
    I got it as a free gift from my Barneys SA and a couple refills lol
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    Re: Roses of the Damned

    I don't like the idea of the "Muslim Dracula". It's disrespectful in my opinion, and in poor taste. Don't bring religion into it. Not necessary.
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    Re: Le Labo - Solid Perfumes?

    I got one for free. I don't like it at all. It's got this weird feel on the skin. It barely projects, and honestly doesn't quite smell like the Oud 27 I'm used to. If you want a non alcohol solution,...
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    Re: Herod Parfum de Marly

    I haven't tried anything from this line. I need to go over to Nordies since they carry it now and give it a sniff!
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    Re: Creed performance

    Millesime Imperial is the only Creed i can't complain about longevity. It lasts easily over 10 hours. I've been wearing it for over a decade.

    Aventus is hit or miss. I feel like the batches i've...
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    Re: Purchases for the coming summer?

    I'm set for summer except two perfumes that i ordered just this morning. I finished my bottle of Wonderwood last year, so i ordered the 100ML this time.
    And i ordered with it, CDG Vettiveru. I've...
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    Re: Fragrancenet Flack

    People On basenotes, Facebook or otherwise don't have a leg to stand on saying FN doesn't store their product correctly. Fact is, you don't know that. They're sore because they don't like the...
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    Re: Battle of the vetivers

    Dior Vetiver & Chanel Sycomore are King.

    (from your list, the Creed for sure.)
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    Re: Fragrancenet and half full bottles.

    Has anyone received a damaged bottle yet? I bought a bottle of Terre d'Hermes and the bottom corner is chipped. Not terrible, but Its a nice little chunk.

    It was 99.9% full, so im not complaining!
  93. Re: If you had to sell your ENTIRE collection, how much would you ask for it?

    The thing is, putting a value on the whole collection is one thing. But expecting someone to buy the whole thing? I doubt that would happen honestly. So you'd be parting it out and at that point, who...
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    Re: Neroli Portofino

    Excellent modern interpretation of a classic!
  95. Poll: Re: Platinum Egoiste vs Terre D'Hermes Pure Parfum

    Remik, you have to try the new bottle Platinum Egoiste. Its very very good.

    I would have voted for TDH as well, but i feel like it doesn't have the dirty vibe anymore these days. My original...
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    Re: Shalimar - can a man get away with it?

    Sure why not. I don't think theres anything about it that smells overly feminine. I'm not a huge fan of it, so i don't personally own it, but i've been considering getting Shalimar Initial? I think...
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    Re: Fragrancenet Flack

    Where are you seeing complaints on FN perfumes being defective? I haven't seen any of these complaints.

    As far as what people think about where it comes from, thats not really relevant to the...
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    Re: Fragrancenet Flack

    You'd really hate my delivery time for my last FN package....:shocked:
    http://i.imgur.com/1IGDNn5.jpg
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    Re: Fragrancenet Flack

    OP: Where have you seen "a few" complaints of defective products? Every time i've every seen a thread complaining about something, its always something completely unfounded or flat out wrong. Again,...
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    Re: Maison Francis Kurdjian

    You should go to that, he's a a very nice man.
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