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    Re: Did they mess with Red Vetyver

    I got Red Vetyver today, too. I have no idea how it will project. I have no expectations. I do not want my stupid female colleagues to smell a third-world-grass-root all day. I am glad I can smell...
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: September 2011

    Red Vetyver (Montale)
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 7 September 2011

    Now it's Red Vetyver (Montale).
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 7 September 2011

    Terre d'Hermès Parfum
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: September 2011

    Thanks. I see it is your favourite, too! I would love a 500ml-bottle, a size some Guerlains are delivered in.
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: September 2011

    You could certainly kill someone with that bottle. Or imprint a huge Hermes-»H« on a face. :-)
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: September 2011

    6.7 fl.oz. (=200ml) Terre d'Hermès Parfum
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 06 September 2011

    Terre d'Hermès Parfum
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    Re: Serge Lutens: Fumerie Turque-- My Review

    9 negative reviews. Sometimes a look at the directory helps.
  10. Re: What a magical discovery : Bvlgari pour homme

    Maybe the first quality fragrance I bought with self-conscience in 2004, at age 21. (Azzaro pour Homme was given to me by my mother when I was around 15.) After all the crap this was like driving a...
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    Re: Today I Got Rid Of...

    This thread is an excellent idea.
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    Re: Creed Himalaya smells different from tester

    Never expect one Creed to smell the same when going from one bottle to another.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, September 5th, 2011

    Terre d'Hermès Parfum
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, September 4th, 2011

    Terre d'Hermès Parfum
  15. Re: If you could give one piece of advice to a new fragrance collector, what would it be?

    As already said: Be aware from the beginning that this might cost you a lot of money.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, September 3rd, 2011

    Douce Amère (Serge Lutens)
  17. Re: What else should i own if i ADORE Dior Homme Intense

    You should own an instruction to use forum search function.
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    Re: Creed Himalaya vs CHANEL Platinum Egoiste

    Platinum Ego. It is always the same. Reliable. Cuts through.

    Himalaya is never the same. Once you used a bottle you will never find the same scent again. Also the sparkling topnotes give way to...
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    Re: Cuir Mauresque Serge Lutens

    Smooth compared to Knize Ten which I find more "raw". Typical Lutenesque symphony, thick like Brahms but refined like Richard Strauss (early tone poems). Therefore vastly superior to Creeds REL which...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, September 2, 2011

    Habit Rouge EDC
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    Re: Penhaligons Reformulations?

    Bought Opus 1870 once more in 2010, after the first buy in 2005. It seems to me that some of the richness has gone. It now feels flat, one-dimensional and polite. Applying much of it doesn't create...
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    Poll: Re: Just what is the best Mugler?

    B*Men, because it was discontinued.
  23. Re: Deep, dark yet masculine scents for fall/winter; please suggest

    CK One, no doubt, according to recent experiences.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, September 1, 2011

    Jubilation XXV (Amouage)
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    Re: Ck One Shock!!!!!!!!!!!

    CK One masculine? What kind of masculinity? Gay body builder? Maybe.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, August 31, 2011

    Terre d'Hermès Parfum
  27. Re: The most BEAUTIFUL fragrance you have tried/own

    Chergui
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, August 30, 2011

    L'Instant de Guerlain pour Homme EdP
  29. Thread: Pure Malt

    by DesGrieux
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    Re: Pure Malt available 8/29??

    Flanker hell. Mugler should have cared more for the original instead of watering it down.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, August 29, 2011

    Terre d'Hermès Parfum
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, August 28, 2011

    L'Instant de Guerlain pour Homme EdP
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    Re: Whats your second favorite Serge Lutens ?

    Others might be more wearable and versatile, but if I could have only one, it would be Chergui. For the sheer beauty of it. "Beauty like her's is genius."
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    Re: Favourite white shirt scent?

    Not that I'd ever dress like that.
    But it could be Bvlgari pour Homme or
    Oxford & Cambridge (Czech&Speake).
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT August 2011

    This on 23 August.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, August 26, 2011

    Terre d'Hermès Parfum
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    Re: SOTD: Thurday, August 18, 2011

    Terre d'Hermes Parfum
  37. Poll: Re: If you were to own (or buy) ONE bottle of CREED what would it be?

    Green Irish Tweed
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, August 17, 2011

    Kouros.
    The 1-Million-ad above is ridiculous.
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT August 2011

    K o u r o s

    1.6 oz of it.
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    Re: Why reformulation of Dior Homme Intense?

    Fate.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, August 14, 2011

    Terre d'Hermes Parfum
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    Re: Dior Fahrenheit - How Would You Rate It?

    It leaves me cold.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, August 15, 2011

    Terre d'Hermes Parfum
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday,August 13, 2011.

    Terre d'Hermes Parfum
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    Re: Azzaro vs. Rive Gauche

    Neither.
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    Re: Looking for a scent with a nice pepper note

    Although not strictly in the "basenote" scents like Opus 1870 (PenHal), Terre d'Hermes Parfum and Bvlgari pour Homme (1995) have a peppery aura to me.

    Edit. Also, Noir Epices by Freddie Malle...
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    Re: Most Complex Masculine Scents

    From what I own it's New York by Nicolai.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, August 11, 2011

    Terre d'Hermes Parfum
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    Re: Creed Boutique Experience

    Ah Creed, the Anna Netrebko of perfumery.

    "I AM NOT A DIVA!!!"

    (quote from some random interview)

    Much glitter, no substance.
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    Re: Clubbing scents

    What my (old) friend said. And like others said: A*Men, for example. I mean the original, from the 90's. vintage formulation. I guess nobody uses it anymore right now (not the...
  51. Re: L'artisan Parfumeur -- like but not love fragrance line?

    There's an old song, covered by Joe Cocker, for example. Called "Born thru indifference". Not being a native English speaker I cannot fully translate that. However, the way I understand it: For me...
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    Re: What is the best Bvlgari fragrance?

    Bvlgari pour Homme (1995)
    To me still kind of a Mercedes S 500. Smooth, elegant, power-in-subtlety.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, August 10, 2011

    Terre d'Hermes Parfum
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, August 9, 2011

    Bvlgari pour Homme Soir
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, August 8, 2011

    Bvlgari pour Homme (1995)
  56. Re: Jean Paul Guerlain racist comments - DON'T BUY GUERLAIN

    Jean-Paul should be thankful that Guerlain dissociated from him. Does he really want to be responsible for the crap they made with his vintage colognes? While IFRA was able to remove oakmoss from...
  57. Re: Jean Paul Guerlain racist comments - DON'T BUY GUERLAIN

    Reminds me of the Frédéric-Malle-smelling-like-a-maid-discussion. As if there were no other things to be worried about. Much Ado about nothing. Just stop buying his products, but don't be so silly to...
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    Re: SOTD - Monday - 18th Jan 2010

    Blenheim Bouquet (Penhaligon's)
  59. Re: Typical (Re: Frustrating) Conversation with Friend about Fragrance

    Haha, the art of "comasutra" - fucking till exhaustion.

    You still call him a friend? I once had a very good friend, another musicologist, who one evening told me: "Let's be honest, DesGrieux, in...
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    Re: Cigarettes = Anosmia

    (Obviously something is missing. I eat to cover up my desire for a cigarette. Completely wrong, I guess. Quitting needs some discipline. I'm sure that, after having done this for some weeks [I...
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    Re: Cigarettes = Anosmia

    If smoking causes death by cancer, then some alteration of how your nose works is the smallest problem.

    As a matter of fact in the last two years I smoked way too much, sometimes 20 per day. My...
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    Re: Creed IS worth the money

    And why? Because Creed threatened to unscent Hollywood.
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    Re: Creed IS worth the money

    As a matter of fact the famous Forrest-Gump-quote went like that: "Life is like a bottle of Creed juice. You never know what you get." The sentence was changed, of course, later.
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    Re: Creed IS worth the money

    It has been said: A house that cannot produce ONE scent all the same (e.g. Himalaya) sure is sh**. Don't wanna try ten bottles of Himalaya to get one "right".
  65. Re: The movie Alfie....what would his cologne rotation consist of....?

    Jude Law is awful, childish and all.

    Michael Caine wold wear Vetiver (Guerlain).
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    Re: SotD- Sunday- 17th Jan 2010

    Blenheim Bouquet (Penhaligon's)
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    Re: SotD: Saturday, 16th January, 2010

    New York (PdN)
  68. Thread: Chrome?

    by DesGrieux
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    Re: Chrome?

    Overapplied Chrome = the epitome of vulgarity.
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    Re: S o t D, Friday 15th January, 2010

    New York (PdN)
  70. Re: Which of these would you wear on a "first date"

    Without a fragrance to a date? The slavery of man under the regiment of women would reach a new quality.

    Wear what you feel comfortable in, and the same way you wear it all the time.
  71. Re: Anyone Selling Vintage Macassar Rochas and Antaeus *Both Vintage*

    Try a poll: Is Antaeus a masterpiece?
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    Re: angel men sprayer

    Press the benjamin button harder.
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    Re: S o t D, Thursday 14th January, 2010

    Patricia de Nicolaï


    - - -

    New York
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    Re: S o t D, Wednesday 13th January, 2010

    Pour Monsieur (Chanel)
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    Re: S o t D, Tuesday 12th January, 2010

    Ambre Sultan (Serge Lutens)
  76. Re: Aramis committing fragrance Blasphemy: Aramis Cool Blend New Fragrance

    Why not? Better than another...OUD.

    EDIT: Thanks for the info, mtgprox05!
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    Re: S o t D, Monday 11th January, 2010

    I will be nightscented with Guerlain Homme. It makes me tranquil, some kind of...happy tranquility. All seems well. I cannot think of it other than in the stereotypical...
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    Re: What the heck? Original Santal?

    Hey! I'm sure there is some resemblance, and you're not the only one to comment on it. There's the rip-off theory: Creed copied Joop and - via Original Vetiver - Mugler Cologne. What did I forget?...
  79. Re: if your fragrance could talk, what would it say?

    My Chergui would say: "I'd rather find myself on a woman's inner thighs."
  80. Re: Post the cologne you would wear to a party/club

    It has been said... A*Men and Ambre Sultan.
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    Re: S o t D, Monday 11th January, 2010

    Antaeus (Chanel)
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    Re: What the heck? Original Santal?

    I agree with that. The base seems unfinished. A little more energy and it would be great. (Same for Acier Aluminium, if you ask me).

    I never smelled Joop so I can't comment on that. I presume...
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    Re: GOD do I HATE Vetiver!

    Haha, that's what I call an "unwanted negative association". Glad it doesn't work for me this way. :-)
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    Re: GOD do I HATE Vetiver!

    I like Vetiver. The simple association of it being a root "centers" me somehow. For centering I use Vétiver Extraordinaire. I wish that someday the Guerlain version might work for me. As a matter of...
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    Re: S o t D, Sunday 10th January 2010

    Chêne (Serge Lutens)
  86. Re: Unwanted negative associations and how they ruined a fragrance for me.

    Well, having bought Green Irish Tweed at first the Cool Water-reference wasn't pleasant. Then I could get it out my head. I made some comparisons...no more problem for me. Salami, however, would be a...
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    Re: SotD: Saturday, 9th January, 2010

    Chêne (Serge Lutens)
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    Re: I'd like to try a few Serge Lutens

    There are some threads in the Male Forum concerning the similarity of A'Men and Borneo 1834. Some say it's similar, some say don't. I only know my A*Men...but I think, Borneo won't be that sweet....
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    Re: If You Were Royalty......

    I would buy Serge Lutens, including his house in Marrakesh. And I would FORBID him to reformulate anything.
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    Re: SotD - Friday, 8 January 2010

    Chêne (Serge Lutens)
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    Re: Erolfa name origin

    ;-)
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    Re: Erolfa name origin

    Yeah, the Titanic. :-)
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    Re: SotD - Thursday, 7 Jan 2010

    For tonight: Chêne (Serge Lutens)
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    Re: SotD - Thursday, 7 Jan 2010

    Azzaro pour Homme
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    Re: Lavender in Habit Rouge and (?) Shalimar

    They are big with lavender, too. :-)
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    Re: men care more about fragrance.....?

    True, Snafoo!

    (This time, however, I didn't have the impression the question was a controversial one. Just as scentsableguy pointed out!)
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    Re: auction of awesomeness - I lol'd

    Good one!

    ;-)

    I miss these debates. :-)
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    Re: auction of awesomeness - I lol'd

    I remember a thread when someone ordered intentionally Green Frish Tweed and made a comparison. One would just have to search for it, I guess.
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    Re: S o t D, Wednesday, 6 January 2010

    Black Aoud (Montale)
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    Re: S o t D, Tuesday 5th January 2010

    Now it's Tea for Two. If it was a girl, I would ask her to stay.
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