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    Re: Everyone Always Hates on Polo Colognes: Why?

    I like Polo and Modern Reserve. Didn't enjoy Safari when I tried it. Haven't bothered to try any of the newer stuff as reviews seem to suggest that it would be a waste of time. I don't think the...
  2. Re: Would you wear a fragrance that you like but might offend others?

    Any fragrance can offend others. So, yes.
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    Re: The "last letter of a fragrance" game

    Eau de Cologne Imperiale
  4. Re: The longer you don't wear a scent, the more memories it brings back when you do

    I wear different scents all the time, so any memories spread out a bit. Also I try not to let them burden any fragrance. I'm sure you had breakfast on that day as well but you can still enjoy your...
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    Re: The "last letter of a fragrance" game

    Narciso Rodriguez
  6. Re: So "Pierre Montale" doesn't even exist and isn't even an original French company..

    Oh good, now you've done it! Erwin is really upset. It will take me at least half an hour to calm him down again.
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    Re: Favorite fragrance from Thierry Mugler?

    A*men, B*Men, Cologne. Also own Ice*Men but haven't worn it in a while.

    Didn't care much for Pure Malt, Leather, Shot and Angel Cuir.
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    Re: The "last letter of a fragrance" game

    Original Vetiver
  9. Re: Husband asking other women what kind of perfume are they wearing?

    Depends on which women he's asking. Does he/do you know them? Do they all look similar, e.g. young and blonde?
  10. Re: So "Pierre Montale" doesn't even exist and isn't even an original French company..

    I wonder if this is true and how important a part it is of Montale's marketing.
  11. Re: Is allure home sport by chanel compliment getterm

    AHS. It's not bad but not something I enjoy or would pay much money for.

    I've tried the Versace once, was ok, but I already own Armani Code Sport, which isn't great but I do like it in hot...
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    Re: The "last letter of a fragrance" game

    Encre Noire
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    Re: What's definitely masculine is.. grossness?

    This. Some older women's perfumes provide way more filth than your average modern men's perfume.
  14. Re: So "Pierre Montale" doesn't even exist and isn't even an original French company..

    And none of them seem to be easily available in the UK :sad:
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    Re: What is your The Most Unique Fragrance?

    Architect is somewhat similar to BL, if I remember right. I enjoy BL more though.
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    Re: What is your The Most Unique Fragrance?

    It's very common now but when I first tried it I certainly did find it rather unusual, A*Men.

    +1 the Kenzo as well.
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    Re: Compliment Getters... Are they worth buying?

    I'd frankly be slightly embarrassed if someone I don't know complimented my fragrance (instead of my good looks and charm). I don't need strangers to comment on such things, positively or negatively....
  18. Re: So "Pierre Montale" doesn't even exist and isn't even an original French company..

    I'm sitting here with Erwin (Creed), we're both shaking our heads in disbelief.

    http://www.fragrantica.com/designers/Montale.html
  19. Re: Is allure home sport by chanel compliment getterm

    One of my ex-girlfriends liked it. She was often wrong.

    Terrible opening, dries down to well done boredom.
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    Re: The "last letter of a fragrance" game

    Eau de Baux
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    Re: Ethical Hypothetical

    I don't think that's comparable. Unless you are a gold digger, marry to get a visa, etc, I'd assume that most people do genuinely plan on staying together. So it's more like selling your perfume...
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    Re: Ethical Hypothetical

    This. How is that even a question unless one's word (and thus balls?) means nothing?
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    Re: Any recommendations for a vanilla based frag?

    Eau des Baux gets compared to the Tom Ford one (which I haven't tried). I certainly wouldn't call it dark and it's light enough for summer, I'd say. Jaipur is a nice vanilla for men. The EDT is...
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    Re: The "last letter of a fragrance" game

    Romeo Gigli
  25. Re: Balenciaga pour Homme retail & tester bottles cheap...

    Great price. Is this discontinued? There seems to be quite a bit of it available still. ...
  26. Re: Name a fragrance you own, but no other Basenoter does...

    You mentioning it made me blind buy it :D



    I bet that one's awesome as well!
  27. Re: Would you sell a Vintage (expensive) fragrance so you could pick up a few NEWER scents ?

    If I don't wear/enjoy them, absolutely. I did hold on to rarer/hard to find fragrances a bit longer, just in case I change my mind and might regret a sale later, but lately I'm happy to let them go...
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    Re: Unisex, or... is it, really?

    Exactly.

    It's not much different from that some might not understand that just because someone enjoys wearing Shalimar whilst driving his pickup truck, shooting at traffic signs, it doesn't mean...
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    Re: Aventus popularity..?

    I don't think I've ever seen Creed on anybody's shelf. Guerlain, sure, Chanel, of course, Tom Ford, yes, but Creed? The only time I had heard of Creed before Basenotes (where there are 5 Creed...
  30. Re: Name a fragrance you own, but no other Basenoter does...

    Recently listed them and think everything was listed on BN, so there will be some who have them.

    Not many reviews had Rochas Man Intense and the rare and/or unknown treasure that is Insense...
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    Re: Unisex, or... is it, really?

    Already asked something similar in a similar thread in the Powerhouse group


    What's the statement you guys are all on about? I like good perfume? I'm a Basenoter? I enjoy smelling like a lady?...
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    Re: Unisex, or... is it, really?

    As far as I remember it, it just smelled of fig, not in any feminine or masculine way. Something like Declaration Eau Genereuse, Marc Jacobs Lemon Splash or Eau de Cartier can be worn by either...
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    Re: Unisex, or... is it, really?

    I've only tried Philosykos out of these. Can't see why this wouldn't work for men.

    Now 24 Gold or Pure Malt on the other hand... :vrolijk_1:
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    Re: The "last letter of a fragrance" game

    Salvador Dali
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    Re: The "last letter of a fragrance" game

    Oscar
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    Re: The "last letter of a fragrance" game

    Roma Uomo
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    Re: New shipping regulations from UK

    Are there any companies that one could use to ship perfume legally from the UK to the USA?
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    Re: Choosing your daily scent

    Temperature, who will I meet, what will I do, mood, what haven't I worn in a while and, last but not least, which bottle can I find.
  39. Poll: Re: L'Occitane Eau des Baux vs Lanvin Arpege pour Homme

    I like EDB but am not that wild about it. Wore it yesterday and it probably didn't help that I wore Shalimar EDP earlier. Will have to re-try Arpege in the coming days. In the process of weeding out...
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    Re: The "last letter of a fragrance" game

    Eau de Cologne du Coq
  41. Re: Out of all your fragrances, which ones do you find yourself wearing with a hat?

    Don't wear hats much but the most likely candidates would be A*Men, Dior Homme Intense, Jaipur, Animale Animale Animale, etc.
    http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51t4OqSQwVL._SY445_.jpg
  42. Poll: L'Occitane Eau des Baux vs Lanvin Arpege pour Homme

    Which is the better scent?

    Both, not bother :shocked:
  43. Poll: Re: What's your opinion on Frederic Malle Carnal Flower?

    Not sure if I'm confusing it with another very floral scent that I had read about a lot and that the girlfriend was wearing one day but I didn't like that one all that much. Just made me glad that...
  44. Re: Let's have an intelligent discussion about... The GAG Reflex

    No gagging but a generous application of Obsession, The Dreamer, La Coste or Nautica Voyage can induce scrubbing.

    Maurice Roucel's cheaper stuff doesn't always seem to agree with me.
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    Re: Top gourmand frags

    A*men, Rochas Man Intense.
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    Re: 'Goth' fragrance

    Boss No 1 to sack Rome. Bulgari Black for nightclub goths.

    And anything with tons of patchouli perhaps.
  47. Re: For English People .. how did you know about arabian oud ?

    http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_qsBZo_79mQM/TK6M_km6ojI/AAAAAAAADBw/t_0C9OEfHqk/s1600/IMG_3096.JPG
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    Re: The "last letter of a fragrance" game

    Lolita Lempicka
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    Re: Shalimar - can a man get away with it?

    I wear it around the house, etc, mostly as I find it relaxing. I wouldn't wear it to work or around the girlfriend as she doesn't think that the more feminine/vanilla scents suit me. I'm going to be...
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    Re: philippine houseboy by etat libre d'orange

    I think a houseboy is some kind of sex and/or cleaning slave that gets his kicks from serving exploitative men or women. Not sure why they use Philippine in that context. One of my former employer's...
  51. Re: Would you ask this guy what fragrance he's wearing?

    Or good. He could be a very gentle lover looking for a relationship.
  52. Re: Would you ask this guy what fragrance he's wearing?

    What perfume was he wearing?
  53. Re: Girl by Pharrell Williams and other celebrity scents

    Pass. I don't think I own any celebrity scents. I'm also unwilling to try them.
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    Re: The "last letter of a fragrance" game

    Arpege
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    Re: The "last letter of a fragrance" game

    Rive Gauche
  56. Re: Would you ask this guy what fragrance he's wearing?

    Looks like a dog one could unleash in case a gentleman doesn't approve of one's perfume enquiry.
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    Re: The "last letter of a fragrance" game

    Miss Balmain
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    Re: Funniest or oddest comparison...

    Whilst they smell different from each other and I agree that VS is nicer, I am pretty sure that I have made this comparison myself.
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    This.
  60. Re: Would you ask this guy what fragrance he's wearing?

    Depends. Does he have a weapon? Am I walking my Doberman?
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    Re: Going back to the 'dark' side!!

    http://media.247sports.com/Uploads/Assets/546/989/2989546.jpg
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    Re: The "last letter of a fragrance" game

    Santos
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    Re: The "last letter of a fragrance" game

    Riviera Nights
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    Re: The "last letter of a fragrance" game

    New West
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    Re: The "last letter of a fragrance" game

    YSL's Y
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    Re: Good cheap gym scent

    Coriolan.
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    Re: Most overrated fragrance on Basenotes?

    Aventus by Creed.
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    Re: Can You Rate These Fragrances For Me?

    Chanel Allure Homme Sport 2/5
    L`Occitane en Provence Eau des Baux 4/5
    Christian Dior Dior Homme Intense 5/5
    Rochas Rochas Man 2/5
    Thierry Mugler A*Men Pure Malt 2/5
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    Re: The "last letter of a fragrance" game

    Red
  70. Re: A fragrance that could ease, comfort in sorrow and pain

    Aramis. It will not coddle you but snap you out of it.
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    Re: Good cheap gym scent

    Lanvin L'Homme.
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    Re: Most nauseating fragrance.

    It's ok if applied lightly. One spray too much and it's like drowning in fabric softener.

    Cool Water can be pretty sickening as well. Eternity also.
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    Re: Do you ever notice this?

    Are you breathing on it? Surely the warm breath could change the smell a little, e.g. bring out some nasty, raspy woody notes. I feel something like Lolita Lempicka au Masculin does that.
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    Re: The "last letter of a fragrance" game

    English Leather
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    Roadster
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    Re: The "last letter of a fragrance" game

    Youth Dew
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    Re: Kouros: my first experience

    I own several bottles of the stuff and a couple of flankers (minus Body Kouros, which is ok, but not for me anymore). Every now and then I smell it on someone and it always tempts me to find the...
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    Re: The Legend of Ash Continues!

    That was pretty funny.
  79. Re: I'm pretty sure I haven't told this story before

    Not everybody can be a completely nerd.

    Then again, he did own Beckham scents....I would have struggled with that.
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    Re: I'm so smart....

    I've done something similar with Rien once. Projection and longevity were excellent.
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    Re: Most nauseating fragrance.

    +1 Obsession and The Dreamer.

    Lacoste Pour Homme. Nautica Voyage can be pretty bad as well.
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    Re: The "last letter of a fragrance" game

    Sartorial
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    Re: The "OVERSPRAYER"

    What's his Basenotes username?
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    Re: The "last letter of a fragrance" game

    Exceptional Because You Are
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    Re: The "last letter of a fragrance" game

    Desir
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    Re: The "last letter of a fragrance" game

    Angel
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    Re: Best Al Rehab's?

    Aseel was probably the worst perfume I've ever bought.
  88. Re: What are now valuable and discontinued fragrances you let go of when they were cheap?

    There must be a few. 24 Gold seems to be more expensive now, I've read here. I'm generally happy if I get (most of) my money back. If something has become rare in the meantime and it makes profit...
  89. Re: 'There is a furor within me'...Serge Lutens speaks: poetic statement meaning..?

    It's just the French way of saying buy my perfumes.
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    Re: Wash yourself thoroughly

    I buy fragrances so I don't have to wash.
  91. Re: Has there been, or will there be, a male fragrance with the same impact as Chanel No 5?

    So are farts. I don't think popularity and recognizability alone make up No 5's status.

    I quite like Polo though.
  92. Re: Has there been, or will there be, a male fragrance with the same impact as Chanel No 5?

    I've never knowingly smelled Old Spice.

    I'd hope it would be something along the lines of Heritage.
  93. Re: Name your favorite unremarkable, generic, "eh, not bad," forgettable scent that you actually wea

    The worst offender would probably be Lanvin L'Homme. I like it for situations where I don't wish to smell of perfume much.
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    Re: What would George Clooney wear?

    I guess old jokes like Delicious Closet Queen by ELDO are inappropriate now since he's married.
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    Re: Your having a BBQ

    Considering that my wardrobe is fuller than a centipede's sock drawer it would be hard to decide what would go best with the tucker and my thongs and budgie smugglers. Perhaps something like Tommy...
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    Re: Etat Libre d'Orange: Name Your Favs

    Rien wasn't bad but I didn't have enough time with it. Really didn't care for Sex Pistols, smelled a bit mainstream and girlie/fruity to me. It was one of these immediately regretting a blind buy...
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    Re: The "last letter of a fragrance" game

    Shalimar
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    Re: Better Alternative to Kokorico

    If you enjoy it, wear it. I quite like it. No idea why it seems to get such bad reviews on sites like Fragrantica whilst utter rubbish gets hyped.
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    Re: The "last letter of a fragrance" game

    M7.
  100. Re: Has there been, or will there be, a male fragrance with the same impact as Chanel No 5?

    Quite a few women seem to own it (I used to let them pick me up so I can inspect their perfume collections).
    The first time I tried it, it didn't do much for me but the bottle was probably old and...
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