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    Re: Flankers you wish existed, but don't.

    I'd like to see more Mugler Cologne flankers (the green stuff). The only one I ever saw was Mugler Cologne: Summer Flash edition but I can only find a bottle on Ebay and they want too much for it. ...
  2. Re: Most female compliments for a Niche Fragrance?

    I rarely ever get compliments when I wear niche. Oddly, my compliments typically come from designer fragrances. If I had to pick a niche that does seem to get noticed and gets complimented on...
  3. Re: How do you decide what to wear on Thanksgiving? (or any big meal oriented holiday)

    Light and inoffensive. Mugler Cologne was my choice of the day.
  4. Re: Most potent in-production designer fragrance?

    Montale Aoud Musk
  5. Re: If you were to jokingly refer to a cologne so that people would know you meant it was awful

    The most horrid fragrance that I've ever smelt is Rouge Royal for Men. Sampling it made me want to slit my wrists and pray for death. Honestly, if I go to hell, the devil will force me to wear the...
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    Re: What Is Your Top 5 As Of Right Now?

    1. Mugler Cologne
    2. Atelier Grand Neroli
    3. Neroli Portofino
    4. Sartorial
    5. Amouage Jubilation
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    Re: Tom Ford: Italian Cypress or Oud Wood

    I like them both but Oud Wood is my preference.

    If money is a issue, get a bottle of Oud Wood and then go to Ebay for a bottle of Vintage Halston Z-14. The drydown between that and Italian...
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    Re: Steve's Swap Thread (CONUS Only)

    bump
  9. US ONLY * Steve's Sale Thread - Oud Ispahan, Opus VII, M7 & More.

    *** CONUS ONLY *** I will not ship outside of the U.S. at all.

    I accept Paypal. If you use anything other than the gift option, you will need to add 3% to the cost.

    My prices are firm,...
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    Re: Steve's Swap Thread (CONUS Only)

    bump
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    Re: Halston Z-14 vintage - recent purchase

    Agreed on Tom Ford's italian Cypress smelling like vintage Halson Z-14
  12. Re: what's the percentage of guys who wear any fragnace??

    I think a good answer for guys is 10-20%
  13. Re: What was the last frag that really "wowed" you ?

    Atelier Grand Neroli. I hadn't paid much attention to it previously but I happened to dig out an old sample and try it again.... Wow!
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    Re: Closeout Deal! Need Advice...

    Agreed. I'll add my +1
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    Re: Looking for that mechanic's garage smell...

    Dirty English should be exactly what you're looking for. It smells just like grease and oil from a garage.
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    Re: Are We Spraying Enough???

    Try 6 sprays of Montale's Aoud Musk or Nasomatto's Black Afgano and see how that works out.
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    Re: Are We Spraying Enough???

    If someone walks by me and the fragrance cloud is so strong that I want to slit my wrists and pray for death, it's a sign that they've used too much.

    In the case of a cloud of Le Male or A*Men,...
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    Re: Keep the LOVES, ditch the LIKES?

    Yes, I'm trying to reduce my collection to loves.

    There may have been once or twice out of the 100 + bottles that I've swapped or sold where I thought "I wouldn't mind wearing that today" but...
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    Re: Confirmed: Real or Synthetic Oud

    These comments sum it up for me. If a company is going to market and sell an oud product, there should, at the very least, be an expectation that the true natural form of the ingredient exists in...
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    Re: Confirmed: Real or Synthetic Oud

    It's to satisfy my own curiosity. I know I own fragrances that contain synthetic oud and others, I'm not so sure. Considering the price of some of the fragrances on the market, I'd hope they'd use...
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    Re: Confirmed: Real or Synthetic Oud

    Or I could post it in a thread, where other people could confirm it. LOL, Seriously, it appears that you have nothing to contribute.
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    Confirmed: Real or Synthetic Oud

    This is a thread for fragrances that can be confirmed, which use either real or synthetic oud.

    Note: I'm not asking for your opinion of which you think it is, I'm asking for a confirmation of a...
  23. Re: Is 1 Million more versatile than some of us give it credit for (myself included)?

    .. +1
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    Re: Is Creed Royal Water underrated?

    I had a sample of it and wasn't impressed at all. I wouldn't buy it.
  25. Re: If you could only use two fragrances for the entire year, which would they be and why?

    I should have specified "Vintage Obsession" in my response.

    Anyway, the current formulation is very different from the original formulation and I hadn't though about it until someone pointed it...
  26. Re: What scents have gotten you the most negative comments from women?

    A friend of mine crinkled her nose and said "Ewwww! It smells like turpentine!". The fragrance was Tom Ford Oud Wood.
  27. Re: If you could only use two fragrances for the entire year, which would they be and why?

    Obsession for Men & Mugler Cologne.

    I get loads of compliments with both of these fragrances and have never had a single person say that they didn't like them to me.

    Obsession would be for...
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    Montale reformulation

    I had a conversation where the person told me that Montale Aoud Musk seems to have been reformulated and isn't as strong as it used to be.

    Has anyone else experienced this or can confirm a...
  29. Re: What was the last frag that really "wowed" you ?

    MFK Cashmere Mood. I think it's just wonderful but it's so expensive. Still, it's an eventual buy.
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    Steve's Swap Thread (CONUS Only)

    ** CONUS Only **

    I typically do not trade decants, however, the two I have listed are two I bought to try. My intent would be to include them with manufacturer bottle trades or as an add on to...
  31. Re: Obsession for men, multiple older versions? CK Cosmetics Co? Help!

    I've been wearing Obsession since the fragrance was first available. While I could be wrong but I don't think the cap changed as late as the mid 90s, I do believe it was before that, at least with...
  32. Re: Obsession for men, multiple older versions? CK Cosmetics Co? Help!

    I'm a huge fan of Obsession for Men and here's the info I can come up with and the best timeline that I've been able to produce.

    Cosmeticcheck is unable to identify / verify some of the codes on...
  33. Re: Decided to start working on a scent with coconut notes for men, suggestions?^^

    South Water by Lili Bermuda. This should be exactly what you're after. It's niche and won't break your wallet.

    http://www.bermuda-perfumery.com/boutique/?f=24
  34. CdG Black and Puredistance Black... Are they similar?

    I've asked this elsewhere but didn't get any responses, so I thought I'd ask here.

    Does anyone have experience with both CdG Black and Puredistance Black? Are they similar? If not, what...
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    Re: My Top 5 Worst of the Worst Fragrances

    Rouge Royal for Men - Horrid! I can't say enough bad things about this. If I die and go to hell, the devil will force me to wear this for all eternity.

    A*Men - Awful. Carry a bottle of this if...
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    Re: Too young for anti-ageing/night creams?

    No, you're not to young and let me make a reasonably priced suggestion: Loreal men's expert vita lift spf 15 anti-wrinkle & firming moisturizer with sunscreen.

    You're smart to start thinking...
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    Re: How to get rid of pimples?

    You might have folliculitis, so go see a dermatologist.

    I'm in my 40s and I've suffered with it on and off for years. At times, enough to where I've had to take antibiotics for a period of...
  38. Re: Worst price & hype increases after discontinuation or reformulation?

    M7 and DHI
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    Re: Insanely Underpriced Gems

    Easily 24 Gold.

    In addition, Bijan Nude for Men. It's like pure ivory soap and it keeps you smelling like you just got out of the shower, all day long. You can get a 75ml for $15 or less. The...
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    Re: something new

    Sorry, I misread that.

    Acqua di Gio: Essenza does have an aquatic flair to it but much less so, in comparison to the original, because of the added grapefruit note. With that note, it becomes...
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    Re: something new

    These are somewhat similar to the two fragrances that you've posted and they're not going to be very hard on the wallet: Obsession Night for Men and Acqua di Gio: Essenza.

    Obsession Night does...
  42. Re: CURIOUS - Look at my wardrobe....Which 3-4 bottles would you get rid of if YOU were ME ?

    Yeah, Lalique isn't expensive enough to have to part with your wife over it. :laugh:
  43. Re: CURIOUS - Look at my wardrobe....Which 3-4 bottles would you get rid of if YOU were ME ?

    Eau des Baux
    Versace Pour Homme
    Creed Original Vetiver
    Lalique White
  44. Re: Are the Tom Ford exclusives worth the money?

    The TF Private Blends are way overpriced and you can find comparable alternatives for a much cheaper price.

    The dry down of Italian Cypress is almost identical to Halston Z-14, especially the...
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    Re: Best Green fragrances?

    Diptyque Philosykos EDP - The greenest fragrance that I've ever encountered. It's like breaking open a little green tree branch in the spring.
  46. Re: You're absolute favorite Blind buy of all time -

    Ysl m7
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    Re: The "I don't get it" thread

    The sillage varies considerably, based on the individual. I bought a bottle of it and got very little sillage and projection (about 4 hours), so I sold it. The guy I sold it too, loves it and says...
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    Re: The "I don't get it" thread

    Allow me to point out that by wearing niche, you're still a sheep - just one in a smaller flock.
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    Re: Xerjoff Richwood... is it worth the 670$ ?

    If it's so good when you spray it on, that sparks fly out of your ass - it's a definite buy. Otherwise, no.
  50. Re: Need some suggestions, "new" to the little world of fragrances.

    New to the "little" world of fragrances? It's not a little world by any means. In addition, tap a vein, because it's an addiction. We're all just fragrance junkies waiting for our next fix.
  51. If you end up in hell, which fragrance will the devil make you wear for all eternity as punishment?

    If you end up in hell, which fragrance will the devil make you wear for eternity as punishment?

    Mine would be this: Rouge Royal For Men Princesse Marina De Bourbon for men
  52. Re: Which designer scent sends you running for clean air?

    Le Male
    A*Men
    1 Million
    Rouge Royal
  53. Re: What is your favorite of the inoffensive fragrances?

    Gio
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    Re: Pick of the liter from macys?

    It's not just a "typical" citrus scent. Gio has been the best selling men's fragrance for over a decade now. This is pretty impressive, considering that citrus scents are one of the most popular or...
  55. Re: What are your Hidden Gems? Scents you never hear about, but should!

    Lili Bermuda South Water
  56. Re: Does fragrance smell different first sprays out of new bottle?

    Depending on the fragrance, the difference can be dramatic.

    As an example, Dior Homme Intense. When I got a bottle and first sprayed it, the iris was incredibly overpowering. Over time, and...
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    Re: Pick of the liter from macys?

    It would help if we had an idea of the type of fragrances that you like, other than just Bleu de Chanel.

    If I were going to suggest a versatile fragrance, it would be Gio. If you'd like...
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    Re: LDDM, Ambre 114, 1969, Encre Noir, etc

    I'm interested in the Caron, if any of this interests you:

    Givenchy Play Intense 3.4 / 100 ml @ 95%
    Dirty English 1.7 oz / 50 ml @ 90%
    Davidoff Hot Water 2.0 oz @ 90%
    Gucci Guilty 1.6 / 50 ml @...
  59. Re: SWAP list. Looking for Dior Homme, L'Eau D'Issey Sport, Bleu,

    I'm interested in your Mugler cologne. Does any of this interest you?

    Dirty English 1.7 oz / 50 ml @ 90%
    Davidoff Hot Water 2.0 oz @ 90%
    Gucci Guilty 1.6 / 50 ml @ 90%
    Drakkar Noir 1 oz / 30...
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    Re: Best Cologne to make a woman melt?

    Women are fickle.

    Expect the scent that melts her today, will change tomorrow.

    Funny creatures, they are.
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    Re: Very disappointed with RL Polo Original

    No, you're absolutely right.

    I had it years ago and wore it back in the late 80s, early 90s. It was so-so to me but popular, so I wore it. It had somewhat of a menthol kind of smell to it.
    ...
  62. Re: Anyone own a LARGE SIZE Tom Ford Private Blend ?

    Buy an atomizer?
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    Re: Any tips for me?

    I used to have the same problem and frequently, I had foliculitis to go with it. I was AWFUL. I was 40 years old and having far worse breakouts than I did as a teen. I had to find a solution.

    I...
  64. Re: Polo (1978) ~ Add it to the rotation? Does Polo deserve a spot in a small collection?

    I think the reformulation is better.

    In the 80s, it had a more "menthol" vibe. Now, since the reformulation, it smells like burning wood. It's not just me that think that. The 80s version...
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    Re: If you could, would you?

    On the plus side, you still have the bottle of everclear. Use the method: "A little for the cologne, a little for me, a little for the cologne, a little for me...." That way, if it turns out...
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    Re: If you could, would you?

    Oud, Sandalwood, Cinammon and Musk. It may sound odd to some but I'm sure something nice could be made of it.
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    Re: If you could, would you?

    Oud, Sandalwood, Cinammon and Musk. It may sound odd to some but I'm sure something nice could be made of it.
  68. Re: Please help me pick a fragrance to wear to the club tomorrow night

    Go with the layering. You'll get the sweet appeal from the Angel Men and the wonder of TV.

    Oh yeah, all 21 year old males are horny.

    When I was 21, I was like hyper chihuahua pumped up on...
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    Re: Anyone still wear original Old Spice?

    Absolutely. There's nothing wrong with wearing old spice.

    It's a wonderful fragrance that's managed to stick around, even though many thousands of colognes have come and gone since it was...
  70. Re: fresh+powdery+good sillage+ very complimented+for men (not unisex)

    Not the greatest sillage but as far as the rest, Gucci II may fit the bill.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I'm giving away my age and feel free to laugh if you want too, but hands down, without question, I've had more compliments with Obsession for Men than any other (even now). Among others, I own Gio,...
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    Re: Genuine Amergris fragrances

    I completely agree.
  73. Re: I LOVE rive Gauche. Which scent would you recommend me also?

    Prada Infusion for Men
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    Re: Genuine Amergris fragrances

    In Chapter 91 of Moby Dick, Stubb, one of the mates of the Pequod (captained by Ahab), cons the captain of a French whaler (Rose-bud) into abandoning the corpse of a sperm whale found floating in the...
  75. Re: Never Smelled Drakkar Noir Until Yesterday...

    I have a 1 oz / 30 ml @ 95%. If anyone is interested, we may be able to work out a deal on something. Send me a message.
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    Re: LIDGE: don't believe the hype!

    I have a swap going for LIDGE right now. It's a blind swap for me, because I've never smelled it.

    I figured with all of the hype, it must be something great. Does it compare in any way to...
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    Re: Bottles up on the Swap Block

    I'm interested in Body Kouros, here's what I have for you to consider.

    4 oz / Obsession Night for Men, NIB, sealed

    1.7 oz Lanvin L' Homme @ 95%
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