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    Re: Fahrenheit Aqua vs Terre D Hermes

    Hermes definitely, get Aqua later if you like it.
  2. Thread: Fragrance pictures

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    Re: Fragrance pictures

    few suggestions for Givenchy Xeryus Rouge

    http://cdn1.feelunique.com/img/products/35154/Givenchy_Xeryus_Rouge_Eau_De_Toilette_Spray_100ml_1378727038.png
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  3. Thread: Best of the 90's?

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    Re: Best of the 90's?

    My personal No1 :)

    Although I also agree with Cool Water and will add Azzaro Chrome to it - those two never cease to get me compliments.
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    Poll: Re: What's your pick(s) for Fig based fragrances?

    Costume National Homme - although it doesn't contain a fig note in it, a combo of spices and woods definitely emulates it, at least to my nose.
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    Re: Please help! NOTHING lasts on my skin :(

    Too bad, man. Spray on clothes and wear decants is all can say. I don't have the oiliest skin but most of fragrances last 10+ hours on me with projection, even those that are generally considered...
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    Re: I Finally 'Get' Chanel Egoiste

    Took me a while to "get" Fahrenheit, L'eau d' Issey, Kenzo Pour Homme and a few others. It takes time :)
  7. Re: What season do you prefer wearing Fahrenheit in, summer or winter?

    I like to wear it in spring and summer, albeit it's a whole year rounder.
  8. Poll: Re: Which Allure Home Flanker do you like the best?

    Original is the original for me, however regarding flankers, Edition Blanche definitely!
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    Re: Boss Bottled Intense (2015.)

    Has a bit more depth, less sharp, less spice and more wood. Regardless of that, it's not bottle worthy if you already own the EDT, but if you like EDT and you've finished the bottle, then the Intense...
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    Poll: Re: How open are you to wearing a "clone" scent ?

    No problems if it's a good quality clone.
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    Re: What is this cologne called!?!?!

    fragrances by LIDL, now that explains a lot :evil:

    for the rest of you, LIDL is a grocery store market from Germany.
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    Poll: Re: Basenotes Forum App

    Albeit I think there are priorities on site, an app? Why not :) It'll have to happen eventually.
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    Poll: Re: yves saint laurent - m7 vs. chanel - egoiste

    After 4 years I still think the same :)
  14. Poll: Re: Have you ever experienced an allergic reaction to a fragrance?

    No. I think that's quite rare, but not too rare though. Out of 23 votes, 8 voted "Yes", so that'd be around 35%, which is rather high percentage considering the number of votes.
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 16th April 2015

    One of those completely off the radar scents that I find, well not amazing, but very good.

    http://www.parfumi-market.net/images/BALDESSARINI_DEL_MAR_.jpg
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    Poll: Re: 200ml AdG or 75ml Essenza?

    This. Although the original, old one, is also quite good and you can't go wrong. Essenza is basically denser, smoother to an extent.
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    Re: bleu de chanel or versace pour homme?

    Tough one. Both are very good. As per Versace PH, I can say that it always gets me noticed and garners compliments. Bleu is also an excellent fragrance that I intend to purchase this year, finally....
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    Re: Today I bought: April 2015

    Boss Soul, received 10.04.2015., posting it a bit late. I used own it, ditched it, but actually a very good, underrated and off the radar fragrance. Seductive, sweet but not overbearing. Think Escada...
  19. Thread: Designer or niche?

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    Re: Designer or niche?

    Agree!
  20. Thread: Fragrances for gay

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    Re: Fragrances for gay

    Well this made me laugh hysterically. Why in the world would you want to smell gay? Is there even a possibility? If there is, then you could smell like a psycho, psychiatrist, kidney specialist,...
  21. Re: Can You Name at Least 10 Really Good, Underrated, Designer Fragrances That Are a Must Try?

    I can name quite a lot!

    Lancome Hypnose Homme
    Azzaro Silver Black
    Azzaro Boarding
    Burberry Brit New Year Edition 2010.
    Salvatore Ferragamo F and F Black
    Hugo Boss Boss Soul
    A*Men Pure...
  22. Re: Looking for something MARINE (OCEANIC) not AQUATIC. Think Sel Marin not ADG. (budget 50 USD)

    Baldessarini Del Mar
    YSL L'Homme Libre
    Kenzo Pour Homme

    You did stress out NOT AQUATIC and most of the folks suggested aquatics such as Bvlgari Aqua and Aqua Marine :)
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    Re: SOTD Friday 10th April 2015

    Rediscovered. Boss soul would definitely get more attention had not been a Boss fragrance. Lemme get this straight, nothing grand or spectacular here, but it does get the job done.
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    Re: Dolce gabanna the one

    Well, I can't really tell you if there's any that smell THE SAME, but there are fragrances before it that it shares its style with. I'm stressing out, do not expect any of these to smell the same,...
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 5th April 2015

    Le Male It's been a while, and I'm not going out for a while, rarely would I wear it in public with all the other teenage brats wearing it.
  26. Thread: Fragrance pictures

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    Re: Fragrance pictures

    Another suggestion for Au Masculin picture

    http://i-cms.journaldesfemmes.com/image_cms/300/1311228-2001-lolita-lempicka-au-masculin.jpg
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    Re: SOTD Friday 3nd April 2015

    http://i-cms.journaldesfemmes.com/image_cms/300/1311228-2001-lolita-lempicka-au-masculin.jpg
  28. Re: Better compliments getter then bleu de chanel? (for summer)

    +2 and I also need to mention Bvlgari Aqua.
  29. Thread: I like this guy!

    by Zgb
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    Re: I like this guy!

    I've watched some of his videos. He is straight forward, simple, entertaining and utilitarian - knows what works, doesn't complicate. I like him.
  30. Re: Fragrance search limited to one's own wardrobe

    :) ceterum censeo, I still think you should return the number of wears option aside with people worn, plus not just the top 50. Further on, entire list of most reviewed and in the directory also a...
  31. Thread: Fragrance pictures

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    Re: Fragrance pictures

    Better suggestions for YSL La Nuit de L'Homme. Better complementing pic of the original and the other flankers
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    Re: FAHRENHEIT: a visual guide (1988-2015)

    Very nice, very elaborate!
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 1st April 2015

    Boss Bottled for lack of better idea. It serves as one of "to go" frags when I'm indecisive.
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    Re: anyone else getting a weird site when trying the home page?

    He totally got me with this 1st april joke. In my defense, it was too early in the morning when I wanted to post my SOTD and I was on my mobile phone.
  35. Re: Fragrance search limited to one's own wardrobe

    So...when's that due, may we kindly ask, sir?
  36. Re: Anyone else hates the migler A*Men and Flankers flasks?

    I actually like the bottles :) Sure the spray system is a bit off, but nothing unbearable.
  37. Re: Fragrance storage: Preserving my juice by keeping bottles boxed.

    This, more or less. I have some of them unboxed because boxes were just too damn big, such as Lancome Hypnose Homme or Rochas Man. But what I want to say is - box truly saves them. I keep them on...
  38. Re: Pure Havane and Pure Leather: which is less sweet?

    well you sure did go 180 on this :)
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    Re: SOTD Monday 30th March 2015

    wearing from a sample. I am sort of getting fond of it, however I still don't consider this to be a true EDP. I mean, EDP + they dare call this Intense? I have EDT's in collection that are far more...
  40. Re: Fragrance search limited to one's own wardrobe

    not bad, sir, not bad.
  41. Re: Pure Havane and Pure Leather: which is less sweet?

    Pure Leather is less sweet than Pure Havane. It is a more refined approach to the original A*Men. Toned down, however not less potent. Pure Coffee is even less sweet than the original A*Men and Pure...
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    Re: Flankers... when ideas run out?

    From an artistic standpoint, yes it's bad.
  43. Re: Fragrances you love at the initial start but dislike the drydown

    Rochas Man. Starts lovely, smooth, gentle, fruity and creamy at the same time and then drys down to a bitter, synthetic quasi coffee-vanilla fragrance which I also occasionally enjoy regardless, but...
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    Re: Flankers... when ideas run out?

    Basically just what hednic and cologneist said, it all comes to simple "economics". Even when we see a flanker of a fragrance we like, at least we want to try it. Some of them are even good, lets...
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    Poll: Re: Caron L'Anarchiste query/opinion/suggestions?

    Thanks for the insight, guys :)
  46. Thread: Missing review/s

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    Re: Missing review/s

    http://www.basenotes.net/ID26137122.html

    someone wrote a review here, but it's missing.
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    Poll: Caron L'Anarchiste query/opinion/suggestions?

    I could acquire it fairly cheap, but it'd be a blind buy. What could I expect from it?

    Pro. and contra, please
  48. Re: Would you wear a fragrance that you like but might offend others?

    + being a cynical, sarcastic asshole, I also WANT TO offend them :D
  49. Re: Dior Fahrenheit Absolute: Help authenticate my botte please.

    According to pics, seems totally fine to me!
  50. Re: Dior Fahrenheit Absolute: Help authenticate my botte please.

    Seems legit to me. However how does it smell on you, how long it lasts and projects?
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    Re: Favorite fragrance from Thierry Mugler?

    It's nice to see some B*Men people here, I love that one :).

    My favs would be in this order (I love them all, btw. in a particular way):

    B*Men
    Pure Malt
    Pure Havane
    A*Men
    Pure Coffee
    Pure...
  52. Re: Fragrances that you believe in, but just don't seem to wear as often as your other scents.

    As collection grows it becomes harder to "please" all the wears. I seldom wear Gucci PH I, M7, A*Men, Ck Obsession for men, Kenzo PH Boisee, Carolina Herrera Chic for men, Azzaro Silver Black etc....
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    Re: Favorite fragrance from Thierry Mugler?

    Check this out http://www.basenotes.net/threads/378641-Favorite-A*Men-Flanker-A*Men?highlight=

    Sometime this year I intend to start another, yet similar thread that'll include A*Men Pure Wood and...
  54. Thread: Joop! Homme Wild

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    Re: Joop! Homme Wild

    It's quite ok. Not great, but pretty good. I myself actually think I should give it a few wears as a reminder before a potential buy.
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    Re: Opinions about Versace Pour Homme?

    Love it. Bonus is it's also a compliment getter.
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    Re: Why is there no thread on Davidoff Echo?

    An off the radar fresh scent that really has its merits.
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    Re: Viktor and Rolf Antidote officially discontinued

    Old thread. Luckily I have 125 ml bottle of it. A very good, spicy oriental that projects and lasts. In spirit of Gucci Envy For Men I'd say, however less smooth, but gets the job done.
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    Poll: Re: Sorry for another Is this fake thread (YSL M7)

    Not a fake, but a changed bottle before discontinuation.
  59. Re: Armani Code (or Code Ultimate) vs. Body Kouros - help me pick one all-arounder

    I prefer Body Kouros, however the most versatile would be the original Armani Code, followed by the Code Ultimate. Body Kouros is the heaviest of the three and I'd personally leave it for the colder...
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    Re: NEW fragrance: Spicebomb Extreme

    Thanks for the info!
  61. Thread: Fragrance pictures

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    Re: Fragrance pictures

    I'll be just throwing suggestions here!

    Rather fine option, considering the fact that most of A*Men flanker pics are in such fashion, we should try to find a good quality pic of that style.


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    Poll: Re: Project Finish Bottle version 2015

    With 68 full bottles - more or less, and 25 sample vials, highly unlikely.
  63. Thread: Fragrance pictures

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    Re: Fragrance pictures

    Thus far the most exact picture that represents correctly how bottle of A*Men Pure Leather looks like

    http://img.mayasecret.com/thierry-mugler-amen-pure-leather.jpg
  64. Thread: 'Goth' fragrance

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    Re: 'Goth' fragrance

    Indeed, and also maybe Fahrenheit Absolute, Narciso Rodriguez Him, Ungaro III, Zino Davidoff
  65. Re: Products (unrelated to cologne) that smell like a fragrance?

    A dude from a gym uses a deodorant that smells EXACTLY as Joop! Nightflight. I once had the opportunity to smell a deodorant that was almost the same as Boss Bottled, and I think it was one of newer...
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    Re: CK Obsession- Suitable for a young guy?

    It all comes to how it makes you feel. If you like it and feel comfortable wearing it, wear it. I myself got compliments on it, but only due to mild application. Just a small single spray will do...
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    Re: A*men in the summer

    A subjective matter. I personally wouldn't wear it in the summer.
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    Re: Going back to the 'dark' side!!

    I find myself "going dark" quite often. But the thing is, if you like a thing, you like a thing and that's it. Even I gained quite an experience even with niche, but for instance, I still simply love...
  69. Poll: Re: Aqua Di Gio / Allure Homme Sport / Versace Pour Homme

    To me Versace PH smells the best and also got me the most compliments :)
  70. Thread: Missing review/s

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    Re: Missing review/s

    http://www.basenotes.net/ID26141073.html

    1 neutral rating review missing here, I can't exactly remember but maybe it's mine :)

    ok, cheked it now when logged, yep it's mine al right :)
  71. Thread: The "OVERSPRAYER"

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    Re: The "OVERSPRAYER"

    I must concur with this incredible deduction.
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    Re: Which of these five scents?

    Terre d'Hermes
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    Re: My name is Big70tom and I'm an addict

    There there now, it's all normal :D
  74. Thread: Bits in my B Men.

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    Re: Bits in my B Men.

    One can always pretend :D



    I adore it. It seems a bit shunned here though, but who cares :)
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    Re: Unusual Designer Scents

    Lalique Encre Noire
    Boss Elements Aqua
    Givenchy Xeryus Rouge
    Thierry Mugler B*Men
    Azzaro Boarding
    Azzaro Silver Black
    Kenzo Pour Homme
    Dior Fahrenheit
    Lancome Hypnose Homme
    Davidoff Zino
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 8th March 2015

    http://p1.arukereso.hu/full/284296955.thierry-mugler-a-men-pure-wood-edt-100ml.jpg
  77. Thread: Burning Wood

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    Re: Burning Wood

    A*Men Pure Wood, Dsquared Silver Wind Wood and Nuit d'Issey.
  78. Thread: Bits in my B Men.

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    Re: Bits in my B Men.

    If it smells, lasts and projects, it's not a biggie :)

    Few fans of B*Men, myself among them.
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    Re: So is DHI working for me, or not???

    So, you'd rather they wanna be with your DHI than with you? :D
  80. Re: What are your best NON SWEET/NON POWDERY sexy night/date scents?

    *I don't actually find them to be the best, but I guess they fall in close to your "request" on this thread.

    Azzaro Silver Black
    Dior Fahrenheit
    CH Chic for men * could pass as sweet, but for a...
  81. Thread: Fragrance pictures

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    Re: Fragrance pictures

    I've seen great picture updates, even better than suggested, for instance Boss Soul and Boss No1 etc. Keep up the good work :)

    Thierry Mugler Pure Wood still pending :)
  82. Thread: Kouros Silver?

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    Re: Kouros Silver?

    oops, I was hasty and I didn't read the whole text just the last few lines of it :)
  83. Thread: What to buy next?

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    Re: What to buy next?

    You need something spicy to have in the middle of too sweet Le Male and too fresh Bvlgari Aqua. YSL La Nuit de L'Homme is a good suggestion already made. V&R Antidote is my additional suggestion...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 4th March 2015

    It's been a while since I posted here, well there's the SOTD function :)

    In any case, a cold morning so why not a bit of A*Men
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    Re: Choosing your daily scent

    Mood and temperature outside.
  86. Thread: Kouros Silver?

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    Re: Kouros Silver?

    "Die klassische Kouros Flasche kommt in einem dunkleren Silber und erinnert mich daher etwas zu sehr an 'Body Kouros.' "

    translation: "classic kouros bottle comes in a darker silver, and reminds...
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    Re: Best Value Fragrance You've Ever Purchased?

    Quite a few actually. To name just two in particular, out of many, Encre Noir and Cerruti L'Essence de Cerruti PH
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    Re: A*Men Les Parfums de Cuir (Pure Leather)

    Basically you can expect a toned down A*Men, but not weaker! Tar note is far less present here, also Pure Leather is somewhat more creamy and warmer than the original. Regardless of all that,...
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    Re: Givenchy Pi or Guerlain L'Homme Ideal

    Slightly prefer Givenchy Pi
  90. Re: Does anyone use the "pick something random to wear" wardrobe feature?

    I sometimes click it just to see what it'll suggest. 9/10 times I ignore the suggestion.
  91. Poll: Re: Lolita Lempicka's Au Masculin Vs Jean Paul Gaultier's Le Male

    Albeit Au Masculin is very fresh and more wearable, Le Male is Le Male :)
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    Re: Kenzo Homme Boisee - is it right for me?

    I own it. It always gets comments. Specific fragrance - I wouldn't recommend blind buy.
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    Re: Envy For Men Gucci Alternative

    As I said yesterday, I strongly recommend this:

    http://www.ivis.bg/products_images/victorandrolf-antidote.jpg
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    Poll: Re: What's your opinion on Silver Mountain Water?

    It's very nice, but nothing special.
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    Poll: Re: poll: Bvlgari fragrances

    Bvlgari Extreme Pour Homme - it is strong, potent, very fresh and in style it falls in Dior Fahrenheit category imho.
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    Re: Envy For Men Gucci Alternative

    V&R Antidote, give it a try.
  97. Thread: M7 a must have?

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    Re: M7 a must have?

    A must try and a must wear for a few times, not necessarily have. Don't get me wrong, it's still a wonderful fragrance.
  98. Re: Missing fragrances and adding them to the data base.

    http://www.basenotes.net/ID26137122.html

    Found another missing review, not mine however, but someone else's. The counter says there's 1 neutral rating review in there, however it's missing.
  99. Thread: Fragrance pictures

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    Re: Fragrance pictures

    Man 2 could use an update

    http://www.parisgallery.com/products/images/zoom/1-paris-gallery-comme-des-garcons-65001476.jpg
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    Re: Going out scentless.

    More or less, this. If I can't feel it, noone else needs to.
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