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    Re: Un Jardin en Mediteranee

    If any of you had any contact with this candy and it being prepared, maybe you would be more sensible to the fig note in some perfumes. Ninfeo Mio translates exactly what this candy and this variety...
  2. Poll: Re: Men wearing Female Fragrances: What is the big deal?

    No 5 in wich concentration?
    Love the EDT! My grandma wore it and I have such found memories related to it despite the fact that when she died I was just 5 yo. It got attached somewhere in my mind.
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    Re: Un Jardin en Mediteranee

    Funny how perceptions differ. I do find the fig note in it quite perceptible. It will be a shame if it’s been reformulated for the worse.
    Another excellent frag in the same vein is Dior Balade...
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    Re: Why does DUA get so much hate?

    Cause the brand’s name is awful.
  5. Thread: Best sprayers?

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    Re: Best sprayers?

    I tried with lots of tips. None fitted the tube that gets thinner in the top. Big thumbs down to Fueguia!!!! :thumbdown:
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    Re: Which Guerlain in golden bee flacon?

    Go Derby or go home.
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    Re: Oud in Hot Humidity Summer possible ?

    Love oud and to me it fits even in the heat of hell. Love Oud Ispahan in any occasion. lol
    Less loud: Versace Oud Noir, CK Encounter, M7 Oud Absolu, CdG Wonderoud, TF Oud Wood, Fragrance du Bois...
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    Re: What's the EdT you prefer over an EdP?

    Almost all of your list (The One, Bleu and Dior Homme), Fahrenheit, Eau Sauvage, starting to prefer L'Instant, No5, Philosykos, maybe Terre D'Hermès (despite the overdose of iso-E usually causes me...
  9. Thread: Best sprayers?

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    Re: Best sprayers?

    Dior, Chanel (they seem to have the same provider), Malle, Paco Rabanne (:shocked:).
    One of the worst: Fueguia. The sprayer sprays itself in the way down and half the spray is wasted.
  10. Re: Are You Passionate About Style/Fashion/Grooming As Much As Fragrance?

    I love to choose nice pieces. Now I'm thinking : I should care more about how to match them. I'm more a collector than a "fashionsta".
  11. Poll: Re: Dior Homme (pre-2020) Vs Dior Homme Intense Vs Dior Homme Parfum

    Dior Homme> DHI> DHP

    Strange poll result: I could swear people liked DHI much more. I guess it's the "discontinuation/restricted distribution" phenomenon.
  12. Poll: Re: Men wearing Female Fragrances: What is the big deal?

    My subconscious crossdresses through female perfumes. :rolleyesold::kiss:
  13. Thread: Old Spice?

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    Re: Old Spice?

    It's widely available in the US either.
  14. Thread: Old Spice?

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    Re: Old Spice?

    Couldn't find a bottle either even in the US drugstores. Always thought it was a drugstore fragrance.
  15. Re: How do you check the fill level of opaque or solid perfume bottles?

    X-ray.
  16. Re: The Perfume of Happiness: The most uplifting perfume ever made

    Used to be Clinique Happy Men (Duh, more obvious?)
    Un Jardin Sur Le Nil
    Acqua di Parma Colonia Pura
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    Re: Most worn in May 2020

    127071
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    Re: For those who are about the compliments ...

    127067

    He stole my joke!
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    Re: A song, a drink, a perfume.

    Gil (feat. Dominguinhos) - Lamento Sertanejo
    Coke Zero
    Rochas Man
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    Re: Suggestions for a good 'Suede' fragrance?

    Hahaha. I love exactly that condom smell. And it has a latex and a sort of nice coconut smell (I don't know where I get this from) that I love.
    If Cuir Cannage can be considered a suede fragrance...
  21. Re: Warm weather fragrances that are NOT citrus based?

    Prada Infusion D'Iris Cedre, Paco Rabanne XS, Déclaration, Déclaration Essence, CH Men, 212 Men, L'Ocitanne Vetiver, Comme des Garçons Hinoki, Nasomatto Blamage, Balade Sauvage, Amouage Journey.
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    Re: Best mens floral fragrance?

    So many: Oud Ispahan, Van Cleef & Arpels Pour Homme, Prada Infusion D'Homme, Dior Homme, Amouage Gold, Portrait of a Lady, Burberry Touch, Lyric Man, Ambre Nuit...
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    Re: Polarizing summer scent recommendations?

    Déclaration and Déclaration Essence, Paco Rabanne XS, Kenzo Pour Homme, Amouage Journey, Tom of Finland.
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    Re: Best Looking Perfume Bottles (Designers)

    ROFL. OMG. I laughed really hard here! One of the best things I've seen lately! Thx!
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    Re: Question On How To Apply Splash Cologne

    I drink and perspire it.
  26. Sticky: Re: Free to a Good Home - Men's Giveaway Thread 2017 - 2018

    :shocked: Won the lottery lucky man! Nice!
    Very nice of you labelletravica!!! :thumbsup:
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    Re: Suggestions for a good 'Suede' fragrance?

    Beyond the already mentioned Tom of Finland and Fumerie Turque, CH Men by Carolina Herrera and Rendez-Vouz by Atelier Cologne.
  28. Re: Guerlain Jicky is Disgusting, Horrible and Vile, OMG

    LOL. It's way better and more interesting than Habit Rouge.
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    Re: Classic Skin Scents for Men ?

    Armani Eau Pour Homme.
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    Poll: Re: Blind buying for 60th present

    I forgot to list Grey Vetiver by Tom Ford.
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    Poll: Re: Blind buying for 60th present

    From the list: either Creed MI or Eau Sauvage.
    Safer than anything from your list imo: Eau de Cartier, Mugler Cologne, Bvlgari Pour Homme Extreme, Voyage D'Hermès, Terre D'Hermès Eau Très Fraîche,...
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    Re: FLEUR DE MALE...anything similar?

    Indeed. Nothing close I've ever tried. Francis Kurkdjian could be daring in his own brand like he was for Jean Paul Gaultier.

    PS: It's out of production.
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    Re: Classic Skin Scents for Men ?

    Eau de Cartier
    Eau de Campagne +1
    Paco Rabanne XS
    Comme des Garçons Avignon
    Dior Higher
    Gucci Pour Homme
    Bvlgari Pour Homme, Pour Homme Extreme, Pour Homme Soir
    Hermès Eau D'Orange Verte, Eau...
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    Re: L'Occitane 2.5oz bottles anyone tried them?

    It always the same thing: when the presentation change there are always people telling about reformulation that is not always true. When their store reopen around here I will give it a try and check...
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    Re: Best Looking Perfume Bottles (Designers)

    Just see the ads with Charlize Theron and maybe it will make sense...
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    Re: Best Looking Perfume Bottles (Designers)

    Do you like Absolut vodka? :tongue:
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    Re: Best Looking Perfume Bottles (Designers)

    One of the greatest atrocities Guerlain has made was to change L'Instant and Samsara bottles. The sketches of Samsara bottles should be part of the perfume history. They are lost somewhere in any...
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    Re: Best Looking Perfume Bottles (Designers)

    I love the original one, specially when full.
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    Re: Latest Yves Saint Laurent - L'Homme Le Parfum!

    Hahaha. I wonder how many of these L'Homme flankers are already discontinued. I think I will never be able to keep track of all of them. I guess I know 1/10 of them or less.
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    Re: Where to go after Dior Homme

    Valentino Uomo and Uomo Intense. You need to explore Guerlain fragrances like Derby, Vol de Nuit, Jicky, Mouchoir de Monsieur, Habit Rouge, L'Heure Bleue, Heritage, Sous Le Vent...
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    Re: Any alternative for Cuir Impertinent Mugler?

    Maybe it's just restricted distribution or being out of stock. It's still available in the French site. Mail them and ask. After all, it's always better to get the real thing.
    I tried it but don't...
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    Re: Top Summer Cheapies Young Men

    Eau de Rochas Homme
    Guerlain Herba Fresca
    Guerlain Bergamote Calabria
    Guerlain Pera Granita
    Guerlain Passiflora
    Un Jardin Sur Le Nil
    Un Jardin Sur Le Toit
    Un Jardin En Méditerranée
    Terre...
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    Re: When will Chanel Release a New Mens Scent?

    Another leather? Cuir de Russie is hard to beat!
  44. Thread: Which is better

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    Re: Which is better

    If you mean Acqua di Gio, I wouldn't buy either for myself. You are going to blind buy? The better depends on some things. What do you like? What do you want? Will you want more citrus/woods or...
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    Re: Your Personal Unicorn. What is it?

    Actually I don't like the first batches of it. They had awful performance despite the good smell. Just when Mrs Herrera corrected that I bought a bottle. It seems that now it's watered down again.
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    Re: Your Personal Unicorn. What is it?

    Do you find it really that different from the new version? I didn't find. But I didn't have the chance to do a side-by-side comparison.
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    Re: Looking for a new experience

    Kilian Incense Oud
    French Affair by Ex-Nihilo +1
    Guerlain L'Heure de Nuit
    Ormonde Jayne Montabaco
    Orto Parisi Bergamask
    Fragrance du Bois London Oud
    Givenchy Oud Flamboyant
    Acqua di Parma...
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    Re: Which niche fragrance for summer?

    A lot still care. I could tell you some, but you know, it wouldn't be very polite of my part.
  49. Thread: Bijan

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    Re: Bijan

    It didn't arrive you yet?
    It's probably an old formula. Fragrancenet has old stock from these scents that are not very popular.
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    Re: How Much Is Too Much?

    If you don't buy Leather Oud, Kouros, Oud Ispahan, Interlude and Sauvage you'll be good.
  51. Thread: Bijan

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    Re: Bijan

    Be happy you bought it for $14! ;)
  52. Thread: Bijan

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    Re: Bijan

    I received Nude as a gift and find it pretty nice for its price. I'm curious about all the fragrances of the brand but unfortunately they are hard to find to try anD I'm trying to avoid blind buying...
  53. Poll: Re: Poll: When you wear a perfume, is it just for yourself or do you want others to know?

    :grin:
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    Re: Smelled on the Street

    Dior Sauvage in the supermarket. Was wearing a N95 mask and could still smell that demoniac stuff.
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    Re: Which one of these Xerjoff are FBW?

    40 Knots to me.
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    Re: The Highest Complimented Acqua di Gio Flanker

    Essenza was discontinued?
    I like it on others, but on my skin it has an egg smell. I read it’s due to the calone. I believe it’s the mix calone + ambroxan.
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    Re: fragrance new and confused

    We can be sensitive to some fragrances and it can just a matter to avoid them. I’m overly sensitive to Dior Sauvage. I don’t think I will ever be able to like it.
    There is also a possibility of a...
  58. Re: Do you have scent that makes people walking by you turn around and ask what you are wearing?

    Was asked many times. The ones that were asked more: Individuel by Montblanc, 212 by Carolina Herrera. Third place I think it’s Burberry Touch- not sure since Santal Blush, Chinatown and Oud Ispanhan...
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    Re: Summer Green Citrus?

    Love this.
  60. Poll: Re: Poll: When you wear a perfume, is it just for yourself or do you want others to know?

    Same here. Sometimes I take a shower right before going to sleep. I apply perfume even then.
  61. Poll: Re: Poll: When you wear a perfume, is it just for yourself or do you want others to know?

    For myself, despite compliments are always welcome and if my fragrance is disturbing someone in an environment I will think twice before wearing it again in the same environment. It’s rare. I work...
  62. Thread: Eau des Baux

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    Re: Eau des Baux

    Smart asses. Less for more. They are €54 in the French site either.
  63. Thread: Eau des Baux

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    Re: Eau des Baux

    Are all the bottles 75ml now?
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    Re: Is Bleu de Chanel Parfum a Dud?

    Haven't tried it yet, I guess. But between the EDP and the EDT I like the EDT way more.
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    Re: Summer Green Citrus?

    Un Jardin Sur Le Toit, Guerlain Bergamote Calabria, Acqua di Parma Bergamotto di Calabria, Guerlain Vetiver (in the ribbon bottle formulation), Eau de Rochas Homme.
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    Re: Best of Montale Paris

    Not even Pierre Montale may know all the perfumes from his own brand. They grow like weed. Not even YSL, Paco Rabanne or Thierry Mugler have such a huge variation on the same theme.
  67. Thread: Favourite Chanel?

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    Re: Favourite Chanel?

    No22.
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    Re: Has anyone done a 'Quest for Incense' thread?

    Kilian Incense Oud. One of the classiest frags I know.
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    Re: Help Finding My Signature Scent

    http://youtu.be/e3-5YC_oHjE
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    Re: How do you control your purchases?

    My heart is so cheap...
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    Re: How do you control your purchases?

    LOL. Better alternatives: topiramate, fluoxetine, sertraline ... In an outbreak better use haldol + fenergan. But it would be better let buy.
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    Re: A song, a drink, a perfume.

    Hole- Malibu

    Wine. Excellent trigger for my migraine that's begging...

    Jubilation XXV by Amouage.
  73. Re: Dior Dune Pour Homme vs Diptyque Philosykos EDT and EDP

    The fig note in Dune isn't so "on your face" like the Diptyques that are the only ones I know (I'm not sure I tried Premier). It's performance is average/below average.
    Suggestion: Ninfeo Mio for a...
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    Re: Last Reformulation Occurrence???

    There was another enormous reformulation after that FYI.
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    Re: Copper by Comme des Garçons

    Thanks a lot Mike. Will try to find this one. Dans Tes Bras has this smell to me. One of the reasons I like it so much.
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    Re: Scraped bottom of perfume bottles...

    I have two non-tester bottles in which the numbers were taken out. In one the numbers were cut in both bottle and box and in the other the number was cut in the bottle and scraped in the box.
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    Re: Flankers That Far Surpass The Original

    ... Obsession Night before reformulation, Pure Coffee and Pure Havane, Black XS L’Excess (a flanker of a flanker) ...
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    Re: Versatile Niche Fragrances similar to Aventus

    Acqua di Parma Colonia and Blu Mediterraneo series, Xerjoff Nio and Renaissance, Heeley Coccobello and Menthe Fraiche, Diptyque Phylosikos, Sisley Eau de Campagne, Tauer Orange Star...
  79. Re: AdP Colonia Ambra X Bleu/Sauvage/Luna Carbon/ AdP Quercia

    Haven't you read reviews about the Eau de Parfum concentration and bought this one?
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    Poll: Re: Which one would you blind buy ?

    If you have money to burn, buy both, after all “everything burns”...


    http://youtu.be/qMkkfuSizc4
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    Re: Pure Havane is Gorgeous - I was so scared!

    I have it, Tobacco Vanille and Velvet Teddy. It’s my favorite out of the three. Indeed a gem.
    People said it was reformulated and smells different. I haven’t tried any new bottle to compare....
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    Re: Copper by Comme des Garçons

    Does it really have the suntan lotion smell?
    Love this sort of smell.
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    Re: The Fragrance Confessions thread

    Thank God an Aventus subforum was created. I wonder if a Roja Dove one will be necessary. The passion for the makeup artist is very ardent. And violent.
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    Re: Other freshies with Creed-like refinement?

    Nothing even close. Not even Roja Dove.
  85. Re: AdP Colonia Ambra X Bleu/Sauvage/Luna Carbon/ AdP Quercia

    Colonia Pura.
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    Re: Salted Green Mango

    I don't like mango, just slices of green mango with salt. But I love the note. This one sounds right up my alley.
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    Re: What is your favourite cardamom fragrance?

    Voyage D'Hermès and Declaration.
  88. Re: It's time to buy the scent when you can't stop thinking about it, do you guys agree ?

    I was thinking about this last week and my conclusion is: not. Sometimes a fragrance won't get out of my mind cause it has anything intriguing like a note, a nice blend of notes, an interesting...
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    Re: Oud + Lavender fragrance?

    London Oud is stunning. Memoir is excellent and fits your criteria despite lavender not having a major role.
    I would avoid blind buying any Kemi. I don't find the brand to be a safe blind buy house.
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    Re: In need of some assistance....

    If you entered a perfume forum to make this question, chances you are going against your real will are high (actually you are already thinking about buying one more).
    I would stop cutting off my...
  91. Thread: Acqua di Gio

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    Re: Acqua di Gio

    Maybe in all these years the OP has gotten a bottle of the original Acqua di Gio? :tongue:
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    Re: A niche for my fathers b-day?

    Diptyque Phylosikos, Oyedo, L'Eau Trois
    Goutal Eau D'Hadrien, Ninfeo Mio
    Acqua di Parma Colonia Pura, Bergamote Calabria, Cipresso di Toscana
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    Re: In the mood for roses...

    If you start comparing scents maybe the challenge will look smaller or disappear. I.e.: compare Cabochard to Fleur du Male or even Le Male, Black XS, 1 Million. Then compare it to Kouros, Jules,...
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    Re: Mugler A*Men - Color issue

    I saw a bottle once with this color. A tester, if I’m not mistaken.
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    Re: First date- night date on a beach

    Date, hot weather, no risk? Hmmmm... A condom?

    And some BdC.
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    Re: DIOR HOMME- Please update me!

    In theory available in Europe as Dior Homme Original (just found in Denmark site). Lets see for how long...
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    Re: My First Basenotes post! Delighted to be here.

    :grin:
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    Re: In the mood for roses...

    Beyond the suspects already mentioned? Oud Ispahan. It will hit your nose hard!
  99. Re: Maybe it's time to FINALLY move on from vintage Polo

    Move on.
  100. Re: Is there anyone here who has NOT smelled original Calvin by Calvin Klein?

    $150?!
    Gosh! Thank you! But I will pass!
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