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    Re: cologne that smells like toothpaste

    "Patience does not mean to passively endure. It means to be farsighted enough to trust the end result of a process. What does patience mean? It means to look at the thorn and see the rose, to look at...
  2. Re: A*Men Pure Malt - Summer night fragrance?

    Not for me, I find it cloying and loud even in the cold.
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    Re: How is current Egoiste?

    Yes, still good. Seems to me the main difference between current and vintage is in the opening. I didn't notice the drydown missing much in terms of actual scent or in longevity, though I only...
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    Re: cologne that smells like toothpaste

    You could always start a thread about it.
    If you're lucky you might find the answer sometime this decade.:laugh:
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    Re: cologne that smells like toothpaste

    The OP is now in his forties and has moved on from toothpaste to Aventus ( " I wear almost nothing else for quite some time now." - post number 23 a few weeks ago according to the "view forum posts"...
  6. Re: Victor & Rolf Spicebomb - worth a blind buy??

    Whichever way you look at it $78 is only about an 8% saving on the price of a new unopened bottle.
    The used goods market doesn't really work with these kind of numbers.
    Better to get hold of a...
  7. Re: Victor & Rolf Spicebomb - worth a blind buy??

    Not sure there'll be a queue of people lining up to pay $78 for a used bottle of Spicebomb :undecided:
  8. Poll: Re: What's better Tom Ford Black Orchid or CoStume National Scent Intense?

    You're not kidding :laugh:
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    Re: Must-tries from Tom Ford

    I've had the same experience. Grey Vetiver is the only one I've really liked, though I will try and test the ones I haven't been able to so far.
    On a side note all the recommendations for Black...
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    Re: cologne that smells like toothpaste

    Eight years later...
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    Re: Versace Eros - BAD performance!

    If you want excessive performance YOU WILL NOT BE DISAPPOINTED :laugh:
  12. Re: Victor & Rolf Spicebomb - worth a blind buy??

    One of the last scents on earth I would suggest anybody blind buy.
    Extremely loud bubblegum and cinnamon nastiness.
  13. Re: Which of the Dior Homme line do you like best?

    Dior Homme and Dior Homme intense, I think Dior Homme is the most versatile and probably the safest blind buy.
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    Re: Vintage Chanel Pour Monsieur

    I found the vintage Boss edt incorrectly advertised in the ebay edp section where people were unlikely to be interested in it (so maybe it didn't appear in the edt section). I also search under...
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    Re: Vintage Chanel Pour Monsieur

    In fairness, the two aftershaves were both opened, about 15 ml of the Chanel 60ml bottle were used and about 45 ml of the Dunhill 100 ml bottle also.
    I guess people don't want to take a chance on...
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    Re: Vintage Chanel Pour Monsieur

    I feel more embarrassed by what people pay for a lot of current scents.
    I've recently picked up these three for a combined total of about £18 (plus postage)
    These are stock photos, I'm too lazy to...
  17. Re: Why is Aventus So Popular when the Scent is So Bad?

    I've been wondering this kind of thing for the last four years, though in my case it's more incomprehension how some people here can talk about it pretty much EVERY DAY for months or even years on...
  18. Re: What's the most you've ever spent on a single bottle?

    About £120 for a 150ml Dior Homme which I wouldn't do again.
    I'm usually very careful about buying , my last purchase was a full 50ml vintage bottle of Hugo Boss ( which later became Boss No. 1 )...
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    Re: Wish me luck ...

    It sounds great to me. I was confused as I thought you meant the discontinued Salvador which I like but doesn't really smell controversial.
    I've never had the chance to try this one but it's on the...
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    Re: Dior SAUVAGE. A constructive discussion

    And the fact that we keep on posting.
    Have to agree with you though, if it had been released by Boss the thread would never have been started.
  21. Re: Paco Rabanne and ADP Colonia - too similar? And with Chanel Pour Monsieur

    I think it is classed as edt but I assume it's the one you have.
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    Re: Any good cheapie Leather Fragrances?

    Daniel Hechter Caractere can be dirt cheap and I think qualifies as leather.
  23. Re: Paco Rabanne and ADP Colonia - too similar? And with Chanel Pour Monsieur

    For me nor particularly similar. I wouldn't bother with the new Paco. Have you tried the Chanel PM Concentree ? I like it.
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    Re: A new Tauer: Lonesome Rider

    It always feels like a special occasion when Laroche writes an entire sentence :beer:
  25. Re: What are your current feelings on the signature scent you wore when you were younger?

    I wore Kouros back in the 80's and wish I still had the brand new bottle I dropped on the floor and smashed :cry:
    I still haven't found anything more impressive.
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    Re: What fragrance to wear to a caucus?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rq1QfX8It_k
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    Re: Versace Eros - BAD performance!

    Don't know what to say. I tried one spray on my wrist a couple of weeks ago and it took three days and three showers before I could no longer detect it.
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    Poll: Re: Battle of the affordable masterpieces

    I'm only interested in the Battle of the Polls poll, when we get a chance to vote for which were our four favourite polls. And to explain why :happy:
  29. Re: Didnt fall in love with Habit Rouge EDT --what are the chances that i will dig HR Dress Code ?

    I have had similar experiences with Habit Rouge edt. Tried it a couple of times a few years ago and thought it was a bit stuffy and also kind of "indecent" in some strange way. Tried it again at the...
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    Re: New fragrance: A men Pure Tonka

    No thanks, sounds like it will be at least as bad as all the others
  31. Re: Revisiting Old scents - Should I, os should I not?

    You should be able to find something here :
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    Re: $30 or less dark and/or spicy fragrances

    Moschino Uomo and Versace Blue Jeans are both real bargains imo and may not get a mention if I don't :smiley:
    Edit : Actually, I forgot you stipulated dark and spicy somehow.
    Uomo isn't dark,...
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    Re: Looking for "old man" fragrances....

    Great list. There are hundreds, if not thousands that probably fit the bill.
    I don't know how much the OP was thinking of spending, there is nothing listed in wardrobe for his presently worn scents...
  34. Sticky: Re: Free to a Good Home - Men's Giveaway Thread 2016

    I would appreciate the Knize Forest, and I guess it's not worth splitting three samples to post separately - if that's the case I would happily take the other two, unless someone else really wants...
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    Re: My Current Top Three

    This isn't the "My Fragrance Confessions" thread :smiley:
    I'm sure most of us have plenty of growing up still to do :beer:
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    Re: Creed Bois du Portugal VS Creed Royal Oud

    Bois Du Portugal, though I quite like Royal Oud (which doesn't smell like Spicebomb, which I can't stand)
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    Re: My Current Top Three

    Worth a try but some people will point blank refuse to see why incessant crowing can be off putting, or even kind of disgusting to others.
    My current top 3, or at least most worn from the bottles I...
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    Re: Dior SAUVAGE. A constructive discussion

    Anyone is perfectly entitled to their opinion, and maybe there are people who think they are " too good for it ", but I'm not going to read through 32 pages of pointlessness to find out :smiley:
    I...
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    Re: Dior SAUVAGE. A constructive discussion

    Some people just don't think it's very good.
  40. Re: Dunhill for Men - when did it change from EdC to EdT?

    This is the reason I've given up on trying to get the full story on this scent, and which bottles are worth pursuing.
    I have a bottle of aftershave at the moment that is beautiful and I think pretty...
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    Re: The Fragrance Confessions thread

    http://cliparts.co/cliparts/6cp/o88/6cpo88koi.gif
  42. Re: Quintessential English Gentleman's Fragrances?

    Dunhill For Men
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    Re: Maxim pour homme - pretty awesome

    I had a small bottle of this and really couldn't get clear what I thought of it. On the one hand it seemed simple, sweetish and soothing, reminding me of something vaguely remembered from childhood,...
  44. Re: Best Subforum Ever: Aventus OR Pure Malt?

    Sounds a bit like teabagging, but more socially acceptable :huh:

    Okay, do what you must, but at least make it a smokier batch :undecided:
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    Re: The definitive aromatic fougère thread

    12 bottles.
    Dude...:undecided:
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    Re: The definitive aromatic fougère thread

    the definitive aromatic forgery :smiley:
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    Re: What is that "hype" scent worth to you ?

    This figure might sound ridiculous to some people but I think in an entirely reasonable world where the cost of the ingredients were reflected in retail price this would be somewhere in the ball...
  48. Re: Best Subforum Ever: Aventus OR Pure Malt?

    Yes, the sub forum is a double edged sword. On the one hand it's functioning well in keeping the nonsense away from the main forums, but on the other hand there's no longer the opportunity to become...
  49. Re: Revisiting Old scents - Should I, os should I not?

    Agreed. Paco Rabanne PH has probably fared worse than any in the reformulation stakes. Most are still more or less the same scents we remember and are still worth revisiting, though I always look for...
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    Re: What is that "hype" scent worth to you ?

    Double post.
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    Re: What is that "hype" scent worth to you ?

    I paid full retail for a 150 ml Dior Homme, and kind of regretted it. I've bought most of my scents as part full bottles from ebay, usually discontinued and rarely spend more than about £15. So for...
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    Re: Gucci Pour Homme II - reformulated ?

    I never see it in any of the places that stock Gucci scents in UK though, and only rarely on ebay.
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    Re: Aventus Wearers Age

    Banned AGAIN ?? :lolk:
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    Re: Which scent makes the best room spray

    I sometimes use scents that I will never finish a bottle of by wearing. In my case it is often Nicole Farhi Pour Homme, Eternity, a recent formulation of Paco Rabanne pour Homme , CK Euphoria or even...
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    Re: Opium EDP , Is it feminine or Unisex?

    I assume you know that there is Opium which is a women's perfume and Opium Pour Homme for men ?
    Most people here just write Opium when we mean the pour homme version as it's the male Fragrance...
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    Re: Fragrances for the days of snow and ice

    I like Egoiste when it's below freezing and Rive Gauche particularly
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    Re: Basenotes Kiss My Ass

    Agreed.
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    Re: Beyond Paradise, Brit or Envy?

    It's my favourite of the three, even if the poster is now middle aged and Envy is long discontinued.
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    Re: Is it just me?

    Succinctly put.
  60. Re: Looking for a fragrance similar to Dior homme intense...

    http://i.memeful.com/memes/wl1LDmM/Awkward-Moment-Seal.jpg
  61. Re: Versace Eros, thoughts, and similar fragrances

    Day three :
    Dear diary, I think it's starting to fade :undecided:
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    Re: There is this?

    Good suggestions, but can Acqua Di Parma and Tom Ford be considered designer, or more to the point will they be available somewhere where "niche" is not sold ?
  63. Re: Versace Eros, thoughts, and similar fragrances

    Still detectable on my arm, 54 hours and counting ...:huh:
    I'm going for another shower.
  64. Re: Versace Eros, thoughts, and similar fragrances

    I put 1 spray on my arm yesterday afternoon and I can still smell it 35 hours later - after an hour in a steam room today then a shower, so I guess there's no complaints about longevity :shocked:...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    :lolk: These " people on eBay and try to rip people off with this particular Aventus batch number saga." are a direct result of basenotes, or rather of this batch thread, as is the withdrawal of...
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    Re: Basenotes Kiss My Ass

    " It's a gorgeous riposte to all possible pretence and pomposity that is sometimes extruded from the basenotes community."
    That's a pretty pretentious and pompous sentence :grin:
    (But I take...
  67. Re: What fragrances ARE worth buying retail at USA/USD pricing?

    None.
  68. Re: Does anybody a fragrance to honor a dead celebrity?

    Such a shock hearing the news today. I kind of went off him by the end of the 80's but he was still Bowie, one of the all time greats.
    I found this. regarding his fragrance orientation :
    " When...
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    Re: Creed Himalaya - Is it worth it?

    They are very similar. I slightly prefer Himalaya, as XS is a little sharp for me but considering how cheap the Paco Rabanne can be bought for (literally 10% of the price sometimes) I wouldn't even...
  70. Re: Is it just me or does Creed's Original Santal smell like it has cheap ingredients

    I wouldn't pay the asking price but I prefer it to Joop and don't think it smells particularly cheap.
  71. Re: For a gentleman with class, style and elegance.

    Joking apart, I suggest Givenchy Monsieur :kiss:
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    Re: Niche quality

    http://mmlab.cos.ucf.edu/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/advise2.gif




    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mb9QE_QZb_g
  73. Re: Chanel Pour Monsieur v Armani Eau Pour Homme

    Going by current formulations I would say CPM has better performance. I never got to try vintage Armani unfortunately
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    Re: Aventus Creed

    Aventus post loose in MFD ! :shocked:
    Requesting tranquiliser darts...


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  75. Re: For a gentleman with class, style and elegance.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1v8VAt5hO8s
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    Re: Basenotes Kiss My Ass

    :lolk:
    I think I'll just wait for the " best clone of basenotes Kiss My Ass " thread.

    Or the flankers :


    http://cdn.meme.am/instances/500x/18570232.jpg


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    Re: Basenotes Kiss My Ass

    Takes more than pissing in a bottle of aftershave to make a super villain, I'll have you know :shocked:
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    Re: Niche quality

    https://australianclimatemadness.files.wordpress.com/2011/11/flogging_dead_horse_what1.jpg
  79. Re: For a gentleman with class, style and elegance.

    This thread is making me think of Alan Partridge :laugh:


    http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m7xx7uTTma1qi9amao1_500.png
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    Re: The Fragrance Confessions thread

    This is a confession ? :huh:
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    Re: The definitive aromatic fougère thread

    Came very close to buying a bottle of the aftershave last week on ebay but on inquiry found it to be only 30ml , which was the deal breaker :sad:
    I'm not sure about which scents are fougeres or...
  82. Thread: Off-Topic

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    Sticky: Re: Off-Topic

    No , I think was shown as a video installation, and I can't find anything longer than the clip I posted, but I think the whole thing was very short anyway.
    This page ( if you can see it :-) ) might...
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    Re: A good topic for the forum :)

    http://media.makeameme.org/created/vintage-lidge.jpg
  84. Thread: Off-Topic

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    Sticky: Re: Off-Topic

    Hmm, I can view it in your post where you quoted it and I think Hednic could see it also so I doubt it's a USA blocking issue. No idea. You could try googling "soda jerk - after the rainbow" .
    ...
  85. Re: Cheap to mid priced licorice-dominant scents?

    Kenzoair is basically liquorice with a little vetiver. ( and erm, sand, if that makes any sense )
    can't say it blew me away but I'm not a great fan of liquorice.
  86. Thread: Off-Topic

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    I've posted it twice. Is it a geographical availability issue ?
    we are talking about the same post , the one with her as Dorothy in Wizard Of Oz encountering her older damaged self ??
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    Re: A good topic for the forum :)

    You buy your shoes one at a time ?
  88. Thread: Off-Topic

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    I always loved it too. Don't know if you know this stripped down version, with lyrics posted. ( there are demos of every song on The Hissing Of Summer Lawns available ) :

    ...
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    Sure, but won't it be the same as the first one ?


    https://vimeo.com/55280845

    ...
  90. Thread: Off-Topic

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    Impeccable taste Superfluous - Joni Mitchell, Rufus Wainwright and The Ramones
    I have to post at least one more Joni Mitchell track ...

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    Any Judy Garland fans seen this ?
    I thought it was extremely poignant

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    Though just in case anyone thinks the picture of the giant squid is real here's the original pictures:


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    Re: Next Thierry Mugler Flanker - You name it.

    Pure Opportunism.

    Notes ; irrelevant.
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    Re: Suggestions for grapefruit type fragrance

    Not mentioned so far Laura Biagiotti's Roma Uomo. Could also work on a woman, smooth inexpensive ambery scent where the grapefruit is not in any way tart.
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    Re: Is there a time to move on from designers?

    yes I know.
    I just wondered why you spelled it incorrectly :wink:

    * Actually, I just wrote "un problema" to show that I was aware that it was masculine despite having an "a" ending :smiley:
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    Re: Is there a time to move on from designers?

    [QUOTE=rulopbo;3732196]
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rsPa8QgGGkc

    No problemo....



    Since when was un problema written as "problemo" :confused:
    Sorry to be a grammar nazi but you write...
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    Re: Creed Aventus Is A Waste Of Money

    Strangely there is much conflicting opinion about whether pineapple essential oil exists or not.
    I remember a long discussion about it on a carp fishing bait making forum.
    I have no idea why there...
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    Re: Recommend fragrances similar to Kouros

    Me neither :undecided:
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    Re: LIDGE: Don't get the hype

    [QUOTE=Stache;3731311]

    Finally got a sample of it and I'm baffled. It smells like an ugly mess of incongruent notes.


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    Re: LIDGE: Don't get the hype

    [QUOTE=Stache;3731311]I I've been hearing about L'Instant de Guerlain Extreme for some time now, talking about it's delicious semi-gourmand sweetness, yet certainly masculine. Finally got a sample of...
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