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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

    Fendi Uomo. I recently bought a 25 ml bottle, and I'm giving this its first full wearing. So far so good... may need to buy more!
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    Re: L'Artisan Parfumeur

    I have bottles of Timbuktu and Al Oudh. Timbuktu lasts pretty well on my skin, but it's fairly subtle. Al Oudh seems a bit stronger to me both in projection and longevity.

    I think they're both...
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    Re: Today I bought: March 2014

    Lucked out and got this excellent fragrance pretty cheaply:

    http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/03/25/he8e8u5e.jpg
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    Re: Fake Kouros Tester??...

    Glad to hear things turned out well!
  5. Re: Fred Hayman Men's Fragrances, Anything Worth Trying?

    Touch for Men is nice... Very similar to Brut.
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    Re: Today I bought: March 2014

    Thank you!
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    Re: Today I bought: March 2014

    I went on a bit of a vintage binge this month.

    http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/03/22/ypy5ure2.jpg

    The Dreamer is a fragrance I've grown to like, although when I first tried and disliked it, it may...
  8. Re: Cologne from the 80s; Purple Color; Large Square But Thin Bottle with Black Top; Very Popular

    Sung Homme is also what I thought of:

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    Re: What was/would be your wedding fragrance?

    I wore Déclaration.
  10. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (3/14/14): Cool Water vs Fahrenheit

    Fahrenheit for me.
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    Re: Fake Kouros Tester??...

    Can you post any photos? I (and possibly others) would be curious to see the front, back, and bottom of the bottle. There are some genuine tester bottles of Kouros with the glossy finish -- I have...
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    Re: 80's "Powerhouses"?

    Another good one is Davidoff EDT:
    http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/03/07/e4a7yzav.jpg
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    Re: Today I bought: March 2014

    Azzaro pour Homme -- vintage 125 ml splash bottle with oval cap.
  14. Re: Kouros Fraicheur...a stunner, and available online!

    I also picked up a few of those sets from Fragrancenet. The aftershave toner is also excellent with a nice long lasting scent, just a bit less projection than the EDT.
  15. Re: "KOUROS: the Scent of Gods" (a 100-pictures review)

    I was also able to recently find a used vintage tester on eBay. It has a glossy finish, but the weight of the bottle feels the same as others I have so I don't think it's plastic.

    It's an...
  16. Re: Etat libre d'orange - Rien New bottle? Refomulation?

    Can you post a photo?

    I would contact escentual and ask to return the bottle for a refund; the fact that a new bottle is leaking is not acceptable.
  17. Re: How to recognize your VERSACE perfumes: a quick, practical guide.

    First of all, thanks for yet another one of your exhaustive projects involving the dating of fragrances!

    I think I also have a 1991 bottle of Versace l'Homme. It's a tester, and while there's...
  18. Re: Your thoughts on aftershave lotion/balm of designer perfumes?

    I think it really depends on the particular aftershave. For example, I recently bought a bottle of vintage Kouros aftershave toner, and while it's not quite as strong as Kouros EdT, it still seems...
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    Re: So... Just sampled Spicebomb...

    I don't detect any fart-like note, but I've sampled this fragrance once and I thought it was terrible as well.
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    Re: Insanely Underpriced Gems

    Bogart Witness comes to my mind. Fragrancenet currently has 1 oz. bottles for less than $12 with a coupon code.
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    Re: Today I bought: February 2014

    I bought this tester at a perfume store in the local outlet mall. I really like the tuberose in this one, and I feel like it was a steal for only $20!
    http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/02/09/zydenypa.jpg
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    Re: S O T D : Sunday , February 9, 2014😃

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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, February 8th, 2014

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    Re: Today I bought: February 2014

    Ordered a vintage (Sanofi-era) 50 ml bottle of Kouros aftershave toner.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, February 2, 2014

    http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/02/02/yryhy5y3.jpg
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, February 1, 2014

    Kouros, from a 2003 batch.http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/02/02/uva7e7ab.jpg
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    Picked up a 125 ml bottle of Fleur du Male on clearance for $29 at TJ Maxx.
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    Re: S O T D: Friday, January 24, 2014

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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    Low risk blind buy... enjoying my first full wearing.
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  30. Re: "KOUROS: the Scent of Gods" (a 100-pictures review)

    What a fantastic piece; I'm not sure 'review' aptly describes your post!

    I'm still looking to get my hands on an original vintage bottle of Kouros, but I'm lucky to own bottles of the Parfums...
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    Re: Today I bought: January 2014

    I got the 50 ml from Luckyscent; I wasn't aware that this particular fragrance was available in a 100 ml bottle. If I start using up this bottle more quickly than expected then I'll definitely be on...
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    Re: Today I bought: January 2014

    Thanks, really looking forward to giving this a few full wearings. Potent juice too; I think this bottle will last me quite a long time.
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    Re: Today I bought: January 2014

    http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/01/07/e6ybuse3.jpg

    Didn't like this one too much the first few times I sampled it, but I kept re-sampling it and realized I liked it quite a bit when sampling...
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    Re: Vintage Kouros

    I have a 200 ml splash bottle of the Sanofi-era juice and I think it's excellent. I find it to be a bit richer and smoother than the 'BRI' juice, of which I also own a couple of bottles.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, December 20, 2013

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    Re: SOTD Saturday December 14 2013

    Paco Rabanne La Nuit EDP
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    I seem to have found an old bottle of Eternity for Men at Marshalls in Boston. I don't think it's the oldest (it's labelled as an eau de toilette and not cologne), but Calvin Klein Cosmetics is...
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    Re: Today I bought: D E C E M B E R 2013

    The bottles I have were all purchased on eBay. Be sure that any photos included in a listing are of the actual bottle you'd be buying and not a stock photo. Sometimes a seller will show a stock...
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    I did not buy one; I was just surprised to see it there among all the other regular stuff!
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    They had three of these 120 ml bottles at Marshalls in Downtown Boston.
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    Re: Azzaro Pour Homme Projection and Longevity

    I think it's a very nice fragrance. I get average projection and longevity from my older bottle (silver and black sticker).

    I'd also like to try the intense version.
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    Re: Today I bought: D E C E M B E R 2013

    Got another bottle of older Kouros to add to my collection. I only paid a little over $30 including shipping for a 50 ml bottle!
    http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/12/08/yna8yhy8.jpg


    Sent from my...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, December 3, 2013

    Oscar de la Renta Pour Lui (vintage)
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    Re: The Thanksgiving Thread

    My scent of the day is Wazamba by Parfum d'Empire. Perhaps it has more of a Christmas vibe, but it's just what I felt like wearing.
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    Re: Today I Bought: November, 2013

    I bought a vintage bottle of Royal Copenhagen 'Ultra Cologne' for less than $20 shipped on eBay. I'm guessing this is just a more concentrated version of the original, but can't be sure as all I...
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    Re: Today I Bought: November, 2013

    Today I received a full 8 oz. bottle of Polo (vintage... Warner/Lauren Ltd.).
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    Marshalls -- D&G Pour Homme Light Blue Living Stromboli - 2.5 oz for $45.
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    Re: Hiddeous comparisons...

    I've never worn the newer version of Oscar de la Renta pour Lui, but I do own two bottles of the vintage. I also don't find it projects too much, but it does last quite a long time. It has a very...
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    Re: what have you hoarded the most?

    Vintage Paco Rabanne pour Homme
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    Re: The longevity beast that is...

    I've experienced this type of longevity from Acqua di Cuba.
  51. Re: Van Cleef an Arpels PH : Leaf Brown box. Is it about roses?

    I own a bottle of this with the 'leaf brown box' and I'm pretty sure it's put out by Inter Parfums. Supposedly this newer formulation is better than the YSL version, but I've never compared them...
  52. Re: If you had to be a one-cologne guy, which one? In other words;what is your most versatile fragra

    Another vote for vintage Paco Rabanne Pour Homme.
  53. Re: When did you first wear Aftershave/cologne/fragrance

    Early teens... I remember being so psyched when I got a bottle of Cool Water for Christmas.
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    Vintage Brut

    Hello,

    Could anyone familiar with the various vintage formulae of Brut comment on whether the following version is worth owning?
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    Re: Animalic Madness

    Another vintage one to check out (which I'm lucky enough to be wearing now) is Bogart Furyo.
  56. Re: Fragrances you love that doesn't last on your skin

    I wish it lasted longer too. I only get average longevity out of it, and I own the previous formulation (100 ml bottle with red label).
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    More Penhaligon's fragrances at TJ Maxx in Boston today... LP no. 9 for women, along with violet and lily of the valley EDTs. All prices were $29.99 for 50 ml.
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    TJ Maxx in Boston had Penhaligon's LP no. 9, 50 ml for $29.99.
  59. Re: Dissection of a rare gem: YSL "Kouros" pour homme, EDT, year 1981 (with pictures)

    Looks awesome! I have a vintage 200 ml splash bottle, and the batch code is 80200. I imagine your bottle smells fantastic... Mine certainly does.
  60. Re: Rate 60 Designer/Mass-Market Fragrances (from 1 to 5)

    Anything I haven't applied to my own skin was not rated...

    Viktor Rolf Spicebomb
    Cartier Declaration - 5
    Cartier Roadster
    Guerlain L'Instant
    Guerlain Imperiale
    Terre D' Hermes - 3
    Dior Homme...
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    Re: If you like X try Y

    If you like Encre Noire, try Sycomore.
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    Re: A*men bottles are awful

    As mentioned above, use an exacto knife or any suitable razor to carefully cut out the rubber around the top of the sprayer. There's a small crease if I remember correctly making it easy to know...
  63. Re: honey fragrances, are there any out except Pure Havane ?

    I detect some honey in Paco Rabanne's Pour Homme, Tenere, and La Nuit.
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    Re: Hurricane Sandy frag?

    Van Cleef & Arpels pour Homme for me today.
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    Saw the same at TJ Maxx in Boston and bought it based on reviews I've read here and elsewhere. I like it quite a bit; it's what a 'blue' scent should smell like!
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    The next day I saw a larger bottle (maybe 2.8 oz?) for $59.99. The one I bought had the same price tag as everything else that appeared new, with the smaller digits. I did think the price was a bit...
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    TJ Maxx in Boston: Angel Liquer de Parfum, 1.1 oz for $59.99. They were in plastic security cases, but the boxes themselves looked a bit banged up. I've been interested in this fragrance for a...
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    Last week I grabbed a 1.4 oz bottle of Angel EDT for $29.99 at TJ Maxx. Note that this is not A*Men, but rather the newer EDT version of the original Angel marketed to women. It's quite pleasant,...
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    Marshalls had Angel Sunessence 'Blue Lagoon' edition EDT, $39.99 for 1.7 oz. Also saw original Angel EDP, I think $69.99 for 1.7 oz.
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    TJ Maxx in Downtown Boston had Joop! Jump, Joop! Nightflight, and Zino Davidoff (newer packaging). All 100 ml bottles for $39.99 each.
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    Re: "Female" fragrances that arnt too feminine for men.

    Since you're a big fan of Mugler, you should try the original Angel EDP. I find it completely 'unisex.' Just go easy on the sprayer!
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    Re: Abandoned buildings

    The first thing that comes to my mind is One Man Show.
  73. Re: What are your partner's favorite scent(s) on you?

    My fiancé's favorite is Declaration.
  74. Re: Terre d'Hermes, Guerlain Vetiver, or Chanel Sycomore? Which should I buy?

    Another vote for Sycomore.
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    Marshalls in Downtown Boston:

    50 ml Gucci Rush 2 EDT for $69.99

    200 ml Eau de Cartier EDT for $79.99
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    TJ Maxx in Downtown Boston had a 2.5 oz bottle of Le Male for $34.99.
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    Bought 100 ml of Claiborne Sport for $12.99 (TJ Maxx / Homegoods in Plainville, MA). It reminds me of both Curve for Men and Eternity for Men (both fragrances I don't particularly like), but somehow...
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    Marshalls in Downtown Boston had the following:
    Kanon Norwegian Wood -- either $6 or $7 for 100 ml
    Guerlain Eau de Cologne Imperiale -- $59.99 for 100 ml
    Some smaller (1 oz or 1.4 oz) bottles of...
  79. Re: The best artisan´s regarding to sillage and longevity....

    I get above average longevity out of Timbuktu. It doesn't have huge projection, but it's certainly not a weak fragrance in that regard either.
  80. Re: Does Sung Homme have a strong resemblance to Polo or One Man Show?

    I've never smelled One Man Show, but I own bottles of both Polo and Sung Homme, and they smell absolutely nothing alike to me.
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    Re: Rochas man Performance

    I've experienced average projection and above average longevity with Rochas Man. I bought a 50 ml bottle for only $20 about a year and a half ago at TJ Maxx and I consider it to be an excellent...
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    Re: L'artisan great deal at Fragrancenet

    Unfortunately that does not mean that you will definitely have your order shipped. The first time I ordered Timbuktu I got the same email, only to be followed by a separate email several days later...
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    Re: L'artisan great deal at Fragrancenet

    I got my bottle of Timbuktu yesterday as well. It was boxed, but there was no plastic wrapping (not sure if this is typical for this brand or not). The bottle had not been sprayed; I had to pump it...
  84. Re: YSL PH - Does anyone wear this with any sort of regularity?

    I wear the haute concentration version and I love it. Also check out Rochas Moustache... to my nose, it has a similar dirty citrus vibe to YSL PH but with the addition of a pine note.
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    Re: L'artisan great deal at Fragrancenet

    I just got an email from Fragrancenet indicating the one item I ordered (3.4 oz unboxed Timbuktu) was out of stock and that my account has been credited :sad: I placed my order on Friday morning at...
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    Re: L'artisan great deal at Fragrancenet

    Wow, thanks for the heads-up! I bought a 100 mL bottle of Timbuktu, paying just under $50 with shipping and a coupon code.
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    Re: Suggestions from Macy's stock

    While you're by the Estee Lauder counter it would be worth checking out Lauder for Men.
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    Re: Rating 40 Mass-Markets from 1 to 10

    I only listed fragrances I've smelled...

    5 Acqua Di Gio
    7 Cool Water
    6 Le Male
    4 Eternity
    10 Aramis
    5 Drakkar Noir
    1 Versace Dreamer
    3 Light Blue
  89. Re: Halston Z-14 (old formulation) vs (new formulation)

    Got a giftset at Marshalls today -- 4.2 oz cologne spray and 4.2 oz aftershave lotion for only $20. And it's the version with oakmoss, as I also made sure to check for evernia prunastri/oakmoss in...
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    Re: Azzaro pour Homme and oakmoss

    Well, I just answered my own question -- the bottle with oakmoss listed in the ingredients is in fact the newer formulation. The bottle was the one with the embossed glass, rather than the sticker....
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    Azzaro pour Homme and oakmoss

    Hello,

    I was at a local Marshalls yesterday and a 3.4 oz bottle of Azzaro pour Homme was for sale. I looked at the ingredient list on the box, and oakmoss was approximately in the middle of the...
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    Re: Designer fragrance for the summer?

    Aramis New West
    YSL Kouros Tattoo Edition
    Kenzo Homme
    Geoffrey Beene Grey Flannel (very strong, but I find it refreshing in hot weather. quite cheap as well.)
    another vote for YSL Live Jazz
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    In the past week, at the Marshalls and TJ Maxx at Downtown Crossing in Boston:

    Santos de Cartier -- 3.4 oz. for $69.99

    A*Men Sunessence (I think one of those 'summer storm' editions?) -- 3.4...
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    Re: Dark, creepy fragrances?

    Salvador Dali pour Homme could fit the bill.
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    Re: recently reformulated kouros?

    Something I noticed is that in the photos above, parfum/fragrance is listed as the third ingredient, after alcohol and water. It's listed as the second ingredient in my '2YF02-3' version.

    I'm not...
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    Re: Last frag that WOW'ed you ?

    Chanel Sycomore. Awesome Christmas gift from my girlfriend!
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    Re: Best Cologne in the 100-150 Range?

    Jaipur Homme EDP is phenomenal, and a 100 ml bottle is in that price range (assuming USD).
  98. Thread: Bogart

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    Re: Bogart

    This is the one I'm referring to: http://www.amazon.com/Bogart-Jacques-Toilette-original-Bottle/dp/B000XEAZPI/ref=sr_1_4?s=beauty&ie=UTF8&qid=1322930165&sr=1-4

    I guess at this point I won't be...
  99. Thread: Bogart

    by bourbon108
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    Bogart

    The title of my thread refers to the original Bogart fragrance from 1975 (not the cherry tobacco-ish one from 2004):
    http://www.basenotes.net/ID26120224.html
    I've noticed in searching around that...
  100. Thread: Joop help

    by bourbon108
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    Re: Joop help

    Take a close look at the front of the box... I've seen a lot of these 2.5 oz bottles of Joop! at Marshalls and TJ Maxx lately, but they've all been after shave pour bottles, not EDT sprays.
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