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    Re: Today I bought: May 2015

    Ordered from FragranceNet:
    Caesar's Man
    Z-14
    Azzaro PH

    I realize this is an impressive haul, but please don't be jealous. :2vrolijk_08:
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    Re: Race Track Scents

    Chergui
  3. Re: Any opinion or experiences with this frag site??

    The ones I looked up (sort of cheapies to begin with, like Quorum and Cool Water) were quite a bit cheaper than FragranceNet..
  4. Any opinion or experiences with this frag site??

    http://www.pennyscent.com/

    Sounds like it's a newer site. Very cheap prices. They "explain" how they are able to do this in the FAQ link at the bottom of homepage.
    No phone number, address, or...
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    Re: Best reasonably price Eau de Parfum (EdP)

    +1. Has good incense note also.
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    Re: Lets make a list: Your 1 spray fragrances

    I have yet to find anything that would give me decent longevity (or any longevity) with just one spray.
  7. Re: Bought my first aquatic (Bvlgaria Aqva Homme) and it smells Sweaty on my skin? WHAT GIVES?

    Even worse is Bvlgari Aqva Marine. Yuck. All the worst elements of a marine environment. Dead fish floating around, stinky seaweed rotting on the beach under a hot sun, etc.
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    Re: There's a hair in my...

    Much ado about nothing. Unhygienic? As if the alcohol and whatnot in the frag wouldn't take care of any "germs?"
    This hair won't affect you or the frag quality.
    I wouldn't worry about it in the...
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    Re: Original Santal: an opportunity wasted

    Yikes! Powdery?? Feminine?? Seems like enough people are saying things like this that there is no way I'll try OS.
    Gotta say I like MB Individuel well enough, though.
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    Re: What's the best masculine rose?

    A great, cheapie designer for masculine rose: Van Cleef and Arpels PH
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    Re: Burlington Coat Factory.

    At the one near me... frags are in a couple of locked glass cases, and good luck finding anyone to open them up for you. But if you could see the clientele and the workers at this place, then none...
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    Re: Bought Mont Blanc Individuel blind.

    Also blind bought this one, and like it quite a bit. Wife was impressed too.
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    Re: Someone help me like Quorum !

    Love the stuff (latest formulation), but wish the longevity was better. For sure, this scent isn't for everyone, and unlikely to get female compliments, but it is ultra macho and I suppose best...
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    Re: Please describe what Kouros really smells like

    I don't suppose you would , Mr. Patel
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    Re: Please describe what Kouros really smells like

    I'm happy for those that like it, but to me it really does smell like a men's room.
    Once at a duty free shop, I sprayed a little on the back of one hand, and then 1 Million or something on the other...
  16. Re: Maybe I'm Lucky, But....Today was a Good Sample Day

    WOW ! I can't imagine getting that many free samples at once. Unreal. But good for you. Wish that would happen to me.
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    Re: Yatagan, at long last

    I definitely got the celery note, but still didn't think it was half bad. But the longevity of the sample I had was pretty poor. That's the deal-breaker for me.
  18. Re: Guess what a classmate was wearing in class today...

    A Men :vrolijk_26:

    It seemed like a good idea when I sampled it, then I got a full bottle in a swap. In the final analysis I just couldn't bring myself to wear the stuff.
    And away it went in...
  19. Re: Lesson learned: How an Ebay buyer ripped me off...

    My experience here is exactly the same. Only way I was able to unload several a couple months ago was to sell 'em quite cheap.
    And you have to state in your sale ad, very clearly, NO SWAPS. ...
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    Re: Do you like Lapidus pour Homme?

    I gave this so many chances, but it just has a musty quality that I can't get past. Probably relatively close to Kouros, but with some sort of fruity thing (grape or pineapple) going. But again, in...
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    Re: Best projection and non offensive scent

    Agree. Individuel is a great scent, but the longevity/projection is not what I'd hoped.

    Might I suggest F by Ferragamo Black? That's my best one, as far as scent, projection, longevity.
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    Re: Two parfums for the ladies... USA only

    Final week
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    Re: Scents similar to Bogart Pour Homme

    Mugler Pure Havane was pretty darn close, when I had both. But neither had the longevity I desire.
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    Re: The Bogart Homme Appreciation Thread

    I bought this from Fragrancenet in very late 2012 and the longevity was not nearly what I'd been led to believe.
    Too bad, cuz it it a great scent, and one of the very few that got me a compliment. ...
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    Re: Two parfums for the ladies... USA only

    Bump, will try for another week or two.
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    Re: Manly Gourmand??

    I totally agree with this. I also think 1 Million is a masculine gourmand, not matter what this frag's detractors have to say about it.
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    Re: 'Goth' fragrance

    Another for Salvador Dali PH
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    Two parfums for the ladies... USA only

    USA only. Price includes priority shipping. No swaps, etc. I believe these are quite fair prices based on my research.
    After shipping cost, you are only paying $15 for the juice.

    $21 each:
    ...
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    Re: $10 Cuba pack today at Ross.

    Good price? I should say so. You can't beat that for 4 different frags, each over 1 oz.
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    Re: Fragrancenet Flack

    Fragrancenet is my go-to place for frags.
    Just because something I get from them is not to my liking, or the longevity leaves something to be desired, or the scent doesn't seem to exactly match a...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Nope. I think you need to reread some of the March 9th posts in this thread, where peeps ARE talking about smelling guys who've oversprayed AdG, a guy drenched in Polo Black, etc.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    This .

    I rarely smell cologne on other guys, much less all the overspraying people claim is rampant.
  33. Re: Stunning Fragrance And A Bizarre Story...a tale of 4 fragrances.

    Very interesting David. I sampled Timbuktu, thought it was nice, but the price was a bit high for me.
    Not a fan of TdH, though. I always like reading about your finds, and observations, from there...
  34. Re: New rules now implemented in Sales Board, plus a slightly different way of operating.

    Good idea
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    Re: waiting is the hardest part...

    Hope they come soon, and meet or exceed all your expectations. :vrolijk_26:
  36. Re: What are your best NON SWEET/NON POWDERY sexy night/date scents?

    Hanae Mori HiM (not HM)

    And agree with suggestion of Prada Amber Intense (not to be confused with soapy, regular Prada Amber). Intense is more about incense, and surprisingly nice.

    Don't...
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    Re: Kill me now ... (Kouros rant)

    Kouros. The scent of a well-used urinal. What's not to like? :shocked:
  38. Re: Is it too much to have ADG and Polo blue at the same time?

    To me, Polo Blue is better than the reviews would indicate. And it has better longevity than AdG.
    I sold what was left of my AdG, but have no plan to get rid of PB.
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    Re: fav fragrance to smell, not smell of!

    Caron Third Man. Beautiful floral, but I wouldn't wear it.
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    Re: Jacques Bogart: One Man Show

    Don't do it !
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    Re: What did they say you smelled like?

    TdH...something smells like dirty oranges

    Yatagan... I smell dirty celery

    Salavdor Dali PH... I think there are electrical wires burning in one of the machines

    DHI... you are a girly man (by...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Talkers don't do, and doers don't talk.
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    Re: Van Cleef & Arpels pour Homme...

    Great masculine frag... but no tobacco I can discern.
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    Re: Joop! Recommendations

    Wild
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    Re: The Scent of Power.

    Yet another vote for VC&A pour homme. This mature, masculine frag says "I mean business."
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    Re: Ultimate love/hate thread

    Don't tell me this, brotato. PAPHI is next on my wish list.

    Totally agree with bigbz about Hanae Mori HM.
    As far as one that hasn't been mentioned, Aventus was a real love/hate thing with me.
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    Re: What fragrance would Jesus wear?

    Yatagan. Because he can.
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    Re: Designer Fragrances Based on Incense

    In my opinion, Prada Amber Pour Homme Intense and to a lesser extent, Nuit de Issey.
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    Re: compliments - again

    From my collection, and from my experience, I would say Aventus, 1 Million, and F by Ferragamo Black.
    The latter is really a sleeper. Like a bolder LaNuit, and great longevity (which usually eludes...
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    Re: Need your advice on some blindbuys

    Just sold my GG. Need I say more? Hyper-masculine though it is, most people, women in particular, will NOT like this on you.
  51. Re: Which fragrance would you like to steal from the previous poster wardrobe?

    Nick.... your Allure Homme Sport just went bye-bye :lolk:
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    Re: Worst fragrance I've ever encountered is...

    Montale Dark Aoud. Holy crap. Bandaids and antiseptic in a cologne. And some actually like this?
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    Re: Quorum vs One Man Show

    Quorum... better scent, very masculine.
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    Re: Hanae Mori HiM edp is gone

    Almost thought I saw it, still there for $25, but it was the edt.
  55. Re: Can someone tell me which of these colognes have the highest compliment factor

    In my family circles (female members), 1 Million wins. Gotta say, I like it too.
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    Re: Holy Moly (No. 2) - F Ferragamo Black

    I too like this one a lot. Like LaNuit, but bolder/more masculine, and with very good longevity. Even on me who often has longevity issues with frags I like.
    My best blind buy (from here on BN)...
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    Re: Notes you can't stand?

    I have found I cannot do vetivers of any sort. Wife doesn't like 'em either.
  58. Re: Classic powerhouses, will they ever make a comeback?

    I can pretty much guarantee, based on the changes in culture, women's tastes, and men in general..... the classic powerhouses will never come back.
    Most men want to wear what women will like. ...
  59. Re: Many scents don't last, is this due to my skin?

    I have the same problem, bro. SO many frags I've liked simply do not have the longevity I am looking for. 6 hours minimum is all I ask. And like you, I generally use my wife to verify my...
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    Re: Van Cleef & Arpels. Pour homme vs Tsar

    Pour Homme, though apparently I differ from almost everyone else
    replying here.
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    Re: Quorum = The greatest compliment getter

    I like Quorum, and even got a compliment on it once (from another guy). I had the current juice, but longevity is lacking.
    One Man Show is quite gross.
    If you think you like these...
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    Re: What are your worst blind buys?

    Joop Nightflight. Just a bad scent, reminiscent of a cleaning product. Was convinced by numerous positive reviews and posts here that I'd like it.
    Some other blind buys didn't disappoint me...
  63. Re: Jean-Paul Guerlain's racist remarks and the aftermath

    Much ado about nothing
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    Re: Frank no. 2 LA - Missing the boat ?

    Have to say the reviews make this one look like a winner. 15 positive reviews, with no neutral or negative.
    Another one for me to consider.... though not the cheapest frag out there.
  65. Re: Anyone else get alot of people "sniffing " around them?

    Never
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    Re: Most underrated/overrated

    Another "overrated" vote for DHI.

    Underrated: F by Ferragamo Black, Azzaro PH Elixir, and Bvlgari Man/Man Extreme come to mind.
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    Re: Am I the only one that does this?

    Damn... lighten up, dude.

    To answer the OP.. I have sampled quite a lot at Sephora. Not necessarily getting atomizers from them, but spraying things on my arms or their paper strips to test 'em...
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    Re: I don't get the love for Azzaro Visit.

    Maybe you can use it for cleaning those troublesome kitchen and bathroom surfaces.
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    Re: I don't get the love for Azzaro Visit.

    Can't say I've seen much talk here of Visit either. Maybe there are a lot of positive comments in the review section, but I'm not interested enough to check.
    For your next Azzaro, try their PH...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Great job, anewtypedude. Thanks for this update.
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    Re: For Xmas I received.......

    Hey... have fun. That's a lot of samples, brother.
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    Re: For Xmas I received.......

    1 Million intense, which wife knew I had my eye on.
    And a couple days ago got some Nautica Voyage, Azzaro PH Elixir, and decant of Animale Animale in a swap with Colgneist here.

    Merry Christmas...
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    Re: A nice little score...

    You can't beat that with a big stick :2vrolijk_08:
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    Re: Smelling good or Standing out?

    Good point.
  75. Re: By Kilian Straight to Heaven is a masterpiece!

    The reviews don't convince me....
  76. Re: Two fragrances that have me constantly smelling my wrist. YSL Rive Gauche, and Azzaro Pour Homme

    I had a sample of Caron Third Man, and couldn't stop smelling my wrist. Those beautiful, sweet, creamy florals. But I could never buy a full bottle and wear it.
    Just came across as a bit fem.
  77. Re: Fragrance went from "I like it well enough to buy it" to "get this off of me!"

    I had one like that. But I won't mention the scent. :confused:
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    Re: Off the radar night out frags

    Have you tried it, brate??
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    Re: Off the radar night out frags

    It's mentioned here occasionally, but F by Ferragamo Black is superb, in my opinion.
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    Re: Are you keeping a secret?

    Jack... you are too funny :lolk:
  81. Re: A Night Out In Vegas...my arsenal for the week

    Is there ANYTHING that lasts more than an hour or two in that very dry air?? I found in Vegas and Phoenix that even good longevity frags (normally) like 1 Million didn't last worth a darn.
  82. Re: Which fragrance you smell more often nowadays? and what u doesnt smell anymore.(that is till sel

    Very good point.

    As for me, I very seldom smell scents on any guys. And when I do I can't identify them. The scents that is :-)
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    Re: Ever play SA in a mall store?

    I agree with you, FSU dude, that you and a number of others here have the knowledge and passion to make excellent SAs.
  84. Re: Help me choose: Polo (classic) or Esencia Loewe.

    I don't think the current version of Polo is bad at all. Macho and long-lasting.
    Tried the Esencia, and thought the scent was OK but had bad longevity.
    Even then I personally liked the scent of...
  85. Re: The Band-Aid accord in Montale Black Aoud has grown on me. It sings to me. I swear.

    I got more "bandaid" from Dark Aoud than Black. Black to me was very heavy rose.
  86. Re: Surprising compliment getter with good projection..

    What is "cold weather" in Tampa? 50 F ? :lolk:
    Sounds like a good frag that I will look into. 2 compliments just during one doctor visit? Nice work!
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    Re: Ralph Lauren Polo. Still wearable today?

    I am fine with the current version of Polo Green. Manly scent, good longevity.
  88. Re: F by Ferragamo Black (F Black by Salvatore Ferragamo)

    I like F a lot. So does my wife. I just recently described it to someone here as a bit sharper/stronger/less powdery version of LaNuit. But a similar scent.

    I also think LaNuit could be...
  89. Re: Which fragrances remind you of a Grandma smell?

    Black Aoud, and DHI to some extent. Just my opinion.
  90. Re: Chanel Sycomore: Lots of Negative and Unusual Complements

    After trying 3 different vetiver-centric frags, neither me or my wife likes any of 'em.
  91. Re: Scents smell so much better on people who are well-mannered, well-dressed etc.

    You certainly did... but it was very interesting.
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    Re: please delete this thread

    "Lois, please stop calling me a child. Because if I'm a child, that makes you a pedophile. And I'll be damned if I'm going to stand here and be lectured by a pervert."

    ~ Peter Griffin
  93. Re: YSL Rive Gauche Pour Homme tin can for cheap!

    Good job trying to help out folks here
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    Re: Other addictions

    Hey.... me too ! :lolk:
    Or maybe it's coffee.
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    Re: Which fragrance is better?

    1 Million and Bleu
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, December 7, 2014

    1 Million
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    Re: please delete this thread

    "Hey, mother, I come bearing a gift. I'll give you a hint. It's in my diaper and it's not a toaster." Stewie Griffin
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    Re: Lit pipe tobbaco frag?

    Forget the Michael Kors. Current (bottle I got about 12-18 months ago) formulation is somewhat fruity/boozy, got no tobacco, and pathetic longevity.
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    Re: Enjoying my collection more since moving it!

    Interesting, Chuck. The new location gives you a new found enjoyment of your scents. Sounds good.
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    Re: Scents on a plane: What do you wear?

    Good one
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