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  1. Thread: Screw Gucci

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    Re: Screw Gucci

    You guys will get a kick out of this.

    I received a response from TPC and they did say their Envy bottles are yellow with a slight hint of green.

    I decided I'd buy a decant from TPC.

    When I...
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    Re: Did I make a mistake that Is Unforgivable?

    If you're actually going to use all the bottles or sell them for profit, and you can afford the investment now without negative effects on your quality of life, and it's unlikely you will get an...
  3. Re: Fake Creed?. Got three different Creed's and they all smeel like lemon. PICS uplo

    A lot of the newer Creeds are just uninspired fragrances with the base of the very successful and appealing GIT. Several of them are also much more expensive, less appealing rip-offs of successful...
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    Re: Did I make a mistake that Is Unforgivable?

    I think you should just take the weekend off and drive to the nearest casino to kick back and play. Don't be afraid to bet big, blackjack is near even on house odds. And don't forget your credit...
  5. Thread: Screw Gucci

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    Re: Screw Gucci

    Yeah, the sample I tried had MUCH less wood. The Envy I received smells more like Gucci PH than the Envy I thought I knew. It's a very similar wet woody scent with a few differences. I'd rather...
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    Re: Ladies - What do you all think of Kouros?

    I have a dong but I know I'd rather wear Gucci Nobile or Antaeus that have just a slight hint of the bathroom accord. I think they're balanced better.
  7. Thread: Screw Gucci

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    Re: Screw Gucci

    Thanks for that, I hadn't seen that thread, though I knew there had been several on Envy reformulations. This thread was mainly for me to express my annoyance haha.

    Interesting that it says the...
  8. Thread: Screw Gucci

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    Re: Screw Gucci

    Yeah, honestly Envy's supposed to be something women will like too and I kind of figured the reason women may like it is those top and mid notes because those are what I would think garner attention...
  9. Thread: Screw Gucci

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    Re: Screw Gucci

    Okay, yellowish.

    I sent an e-mail to TPC earlier inquiring about the difference.

    I'm fairly confident the juice I got was an older version of Envy. Take this review from the directory: "I...
  10. Thread: Screw Gucci

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    Re: Screw Gucci

    When I got the new bottle I didn't have any expectation that the fragrance would smell different and the fact that the bottle was green didn't play into my perceptions at all. I sprayed it on and...
  11. Thread: Screw Gucci

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    Re: Screw Gucci

    There are strong top and middle notes in the original toned down in the reformulated fragrance. These lasted 1-2 hours on me. I like the base notes fine but I probably wouldn't buy it again just...
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    Re: How many sprays of Unforgivable do you use ?

    I use 4 sprays of Unforgivable Multi-Platinum and it lasts maybe 6-8 hours. So you might consider getting that if you don't have the original already.
  13. Thread: Screw Gucci

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    Re: Screw Gucci

    With the sample I got from TPC all I smell for the first 20 minutes are the strong top notes which completely overpower the other notes including the spicy vanilla base. I believe this is the...
  14. Thread: Screw Gucci

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    Screw Gucci

    I ordered Gucci Envy after sampling it from The Perfumed Court and this uber-green juice smells nothing like the original juice which was yellowish. It doesn't have the sharp ginger note anymore. ...
  15. Re: Best tea note scents (also Gucci PH-II vs. Bvlgari Black)

    Black doesn't make me think of tea at all though if you look for it the note is there. The other notes override it for me. It's quite nice though.

    Tea for Two has a very similar tea note that...
  16. Re: Ebay listed new, unused, but looks not full? (Demeter)

    Some bottles, after sitting for a while, will take a few sprays for anything to come out. But if you push the pump and feel no resistance at all at first it's probably unused. Generally I don't...
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    Re: Green Irish Tweed - Over Rated?

    I wasn't very impressed with either Cool Water or GIT at first since I thought they smelled like Irish Spring or Zest soap but they grew on me. When I first started this hobby I couldn't really tell...
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    Re: SotD Thursday 26 November

    I wore Angel Men Pure Malt.
    http://img7.imageshack.us/img7/6404/ameganfox11238345743.png
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    Re: SotD -- Thursday, November 26, 2009

    I wore Angel Men Pure Malt.
    http://img7.imageshack.us/img7/6404/ameganfox11238345743.png
  20. Re: In the shadow of Havana - The other Gentlemen

    I tried 900 and the original Aramis before I really could appreciate such scents and they appalled me. I'd like to try them again. As far as Havana goes I loved the original but the new version is...
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    Re: My first batch order

    It's hard to say, my friend. What exactly did you like about Burberry London? Did you like the top notes or the drydown? Michael Kors is similar mostly in the drydown. You might try Gucci II as...
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    Re: Versace The Dreamer any similar?

    I'll be the first to admit that my nose is strange and I'm no expert, but GPH2 does list tobacco leaves in its notes. I just find that the scents portray a similar essence. But don't go blind...
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    Re: What is your best inexpensive frag purchase

    Cuba anything.
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    Re: Versace The Dreamer any similar?

    I just recently picked up The Dreamer although I hated it initially. The first twenty minutes is fairly disgusting but I find the dry down very nice.

    In contrast, Gucci II smells good throughout....
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    Re: Should a Man Have an Arsenal?

    Perhaps if you have a large rotation any woman who is with you will one day associate ALL of these scents with you. Then if she is unwise enough to leave you nearly every man she meets will smell...
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    Re: Havana, Hype or Reality?

    I just really enjoy the scent. My sample of what I believe to be the original is heavenly from start to finish, but the new version seems a bit more empty on the top, although it dries down about...
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    Re: The New Aramis Havana- my review

    I figured I wouldn't start a new thread, but-

    I just got the new fragrance and tried it side-by-side with the sample of what I assume is the original, which I got from The Perfumed Court a while...
  28. Thread: TOO Addicted!

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    Re: TOO Addicted!

    Too!
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    Re: Fragrances you wear to intimidate others

    Nah
  30. Re: Scents that smell like 1) Plywood / lumber at Home Depot, 2) Pine Christmas tree

    I ordered samples of fragrances that were mentioned more than once, for starters, from The Perfumed Court & LuckyScent: Hinoki, Tam Dao, Fille de Aguilles, Fou d'Absinthe, Zagorsk, Aqua Allegoria...
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    Re: online store for SAMPLES

    oops
  32. Re: Scents that smell like 1) Plywood / lumber at Home Depot, 2) Pine Christmas tree

    Thanks for the responses so far, I've got plenty of reviews to peruse & samples to order ahead of me.
  33. Re: Cologne's you liked only after reader a specific review

    Well
  34. Scents that smell like 1) Plywood / lumber at Home Depot, 2) Pine Christmas tree sap

    Hi,

    I'm looking for two scents.

    First, I'd like something that smells like plywood and lumber, the kind of smell you might find in the lumber aisles at Home Depot or in a home-made fort or an...
  35. Thread: I tried Brut

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    Re: I tried Brut

    I used to use Brut deodorant but I never really liked it.

    I picked up one of the Unilever Brut glass bottles with yellow juice recently and I really enjoy it though it does disappear too quickly. ...
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    Re: Warm, soft, suntan lotion scent

    That's what I thought at first, too, but the poster mentioned smelling it on a stranger on the street.
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    Re: Rive Gauche - my troubled thoughts.

    How does Dunhill (original 1934 version) compare? I don't know what happened to my RG sample so I can't compare them side by side, but I really enjoy Dunhill which has a nice soapiness to it without...
  38. Re: expensive colognes that smell cheap and vice versa

    Well Cuba Gold and JPG Le Male smell basically identical but I'm not sure if they both smell cheap or they both smell expensive. I have mixed feelings about that scent.
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    Re: Warm, soft, suntan lotion scent

    Maybe it was just suntan lotion? Or something from Bath & Body Works?
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    Re: Is Himalaya worth it?

    Meh. I tried Himalaya, XS, 212, and Ungaro III which I think all have similarities and I like them all. XS & Ungaro came out in 1993, long before the other two. Himalaya is a knockoff mixed with...
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    Re: Warm, soft, suntan lotion scent

    Tommy Bahama Set Sail St. Barts

    Oh and Fire Island by Bond No. 9

    I thought one of the Diesel frags smelled like suntan lotion too - don't recall which.
  42. Re: Something in the vein of CH 212 but more intense and complex?

    Paco Rabbane XS or Creed Himalaya? May just be the top notes that I find similar...
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    Re: My first batch order

    lol
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition III

    http://img21.imageshack.us/img21/3774/cologne10170951bottles6.jpg

    I still haven't replaced the ugly shelf paper the closet in my apartment came with.
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    Re: Warm gourmand-ish designer scents for winter

    Since you said "warm" I was going to say A Men Pure Malt too. It's a gourmand but it's also decidedly warm and masculine. I think of Rochas or JPG Le Male, fore example, as more cool scents due to...
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    Re: Pure Malt by that one Thierry guy

    I have a bottle of the original A Men and have samples of both Pure Malt and Pure Coffee. I think Coffee is too sweet and not different enough from A Men to be worth buying; the drydown is basically...
  47. Re: Young gentlemen (ladies being welcome too) of powerhouse, conservatism and classi

    I'm
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    Re: Bvlgari Aqua vs Clinque Happy

    I tried them side by side earlier and I see what you're getting at but if you really can't tell them apart at all you don't have a very discriminating sense of smell.
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    Re: Gucci Pour Homme 2 vs. Burberry London

    Initially my reaction was that I don't find these fragrances similar but upon smelling them the top notes do seem similar to my nose. I believe they drydown differently though, yes? I think Gucci...
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    Re: My first batch order

    It's probably detrimental to my sense of smell but sometimes I will fit 10 fragrance samples on at once: left and right hand, wrist, lower arm, elbow, upper arm. After that I might hunt for other...
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    Re: Bvlgari Aqva help

    I like Aqva but I didn't care for Marine at all. Something about Marine seemed too sharp, sweet, and artificial whereas I found the original very smooth.
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    Re: Olfactory Cleansers - What do you use?

    I keep spraying until I pass out. When I wake up I'm ready to go again.
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    Re: Is Himalaya worth it?

    Try Paco Rabbane XS instead for cheaper?
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    Re: What to wear during sex?

    I think it has less to do with my body chemistry and more to do with how my sense of smell perceives it. Spicy manure! But hey, I enjoyed the smell of one of my own farts the other day in the car...
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    Re: What to wear during sex?

    Kouros smells like manure to me so if your girl is into poo play or horses, consider it.
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    Re: Perfume Personality Disorder?

    I'll
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    Re: What to wear during sex?

    Whatever her dad wears.
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    Re: Vulva Real Vagina Scent

    That's rather offensive and misandrist.
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    Re: The BIG list of online stores - your input needed!

    I live in the U.S. and have ordered from the following stores.

    Note that Ebay is also always worth considering, with Toolhaus.org being a good way to ensure sellers are on the up-and-up.

    1)...
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    Re: S o t D, Thursday, 15th October, 2009

    Brut!!

    Then I tried on a bunch of samples.
  61. Poll: Re: Give Me Your Opinion On Which One I Should Buy

    I'll add the following:

    To my nose Body Kouros and Rochas Man smell similar, they are of the same ilk, but BK has a note I really don't care for in it that makes it slightly nauseating. BK has...
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    Re: What's up with Ross

    Yes, this is similar to my response to telemarketers if they keep pestering me. I also like to throw in a ridiculous accent. Sometimes I'll yell "Get off the phone, Mortimer!" in the background in...
  63. Re: Questions from a newbie to the experienced: On sampling, re-sampling to FB status

    Don't.
  64. Re: Looking for my first colognes. Need suggestions.

    It would help to hear more about what you did like.
  65. Re: Looking for my first colognes. Need suggestions.

    In a good way or a bad way?
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    Re: Acqua di Gio, just how common is this?

    It seems like every time I go into a department store that carries AdG a customer ends up buying a bottle. I'll second that Bvlgari Aqva and 360 Perry Ellis Red aresimilar and you can probably find...
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    Re: What's up with Ross

    And Fox News told me Obama is elitist!
  68. Re: Ten new members who have an interest in sampling

    I'd be interested if I'm not too late. Oh I think I am too late, alas!
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    Re: S o t D: Thursday, October 8, 2009

    1) Azzaro Chrome
    2) YSL M7
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    Re: S o t D : Wednesday, October 07, 2009

    Day: Bulgari PH Extreme
    Evening: Paco Rabbane XS
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