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    Re: Looking for Something Sweet and Sexy

    Pi, Amen, Opium, LeMale, Boss Bottled or Bvlgari Black.
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    Polo Black surprise at Target

    When I am on a Target run I usually run by fragrances to see if they have any sales or items on clearance. To my surprise, Polo Black (2.5 ounce bottles) were listed at $11.48 and they were not even...
  3. Re: If you could only choose one cologne, what would be your choice?

    Azzaro ph
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    Re: Antonio Banderas - Seduction in Black

    I tested it at my local Wallgreens as well -- it's a bit similar to Code and has that trendy note that's in a lot of recent releases from the past five years.
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    Re: Lynx/Axe Collectors

    I sampled Instinct and Dark Temptation and they lasted on me for 8 hours, even more with Instinct. I was absolutely shocked with the longevity. I liked them both. My local Target has them for $4.80 a...
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    Re: Found a hidden gem today

    I smelled it as well awhile back and have to say I was impressed. The name kind of bugged me, though ... "what are you wearing" -- "cigar." Your post may haved pushed me over the edge to pick it up,...
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    Re: Your top 3 everyday, workhorse fragrances.

    Azzaro PH
    Unforgiveable
    Fahrenheit
  8. Re: How much is Green Irish Tweed like Coolwater?

    I can't tell them apart -- the only difference is CW lasts a few hours longer and is 70% cheaper.
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    Re: HEAT WAVE!!! Suggestions?

    I think Kouros is great in the summer heat.
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    Re: Vintage Fahrenheit?

    Interesting thread. I have a new bottle of Fahrenheit purchased in '09 and I swear I cannot detect a single change from the scent I had in the early 90's - if anything, I think it's better.
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    Poll: Re: Vote for the Sexiest Fragrance

    Where can I get a sample of Musc Rav or Rose 31?
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    Re: Scent for Depression

    Sending you my good vibes. I tend to find Guerlain Vetiver extremely uplifting. I also get some exercise when I am down, good way to raise those endorphins. I also focus on my gratitude list.
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    Re: Would You Wear CURVE by Liz Clairborne?

    If you like it wear it. It's certanly a good fresh, clean scent. You really can't go wrong. I see it more as a casual scent and not formal, though.
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    Re: Unchanged powerhouses?

    Fahrenheit has not changed one bit.
  15. Re: What do you think of my 3 blind buys? Bulgari

    Ditto. I get tons of compliments from Black. Aqua rocks and it's my favorite from the ADG clones - I know it's not exact but it's in the same genre.

    There is a note in Blu that makes me kind of...
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    Re: Time to choose some drugstore fragrances!

    Stetson Black is very solid - lots of compliments with it.

    Canoe is awesome and lasts all day long.
  17. Thread: love affair

    by Markymark
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    Re: love affair

    I'm in. Where can I get a sample?
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Last night at a party, Unbound garnered me some very nice compliments.
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    Sticky: Re: whats a good frag to impress girls

    A nice frag that compliments Versace PH would be Givenchy PI. A warm smile helps! :)
  20. Re: Not too formal job interview - what fragrance to wear ?

    If anything, wear a dab on your wrist for your own enjoyment. Don't risk it.

    I would over dress, though. If they say casual, go business casual, step it up. I would worry more about fresh breath...
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    Poll: Re: I am a powerhouse junky

    Yes, I am powerless over powerhouse frags. I still frequently wear Fahrenheit.
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    Re: Fruity fragrances in search of

    Paris Hilton has a nice frag, super fruity and lasts all day long. It's believe it's called Paris Hilton For Men ... released in 2005. Good stuff man.
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    Re: Stupid questions...

    Welcome to Basenotes!

    I've had frags that have lasted for 10 years plus. My dad has original Polo green and it's easily 25 years old and it's as great as ever. Not kidding.

    Best place online is...
  24. Re: What's your favorite UNIQUE smelling fragrance?

    Joop! Homme.
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    Re: I'm looking for MINT!!!

    Paco XS has a lovely mint note. It's a wonderful frag, one of the best I have used.
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    Re: Anything bottle worthy (mostly old scents)

    Pierre Cardin is good stuff, that's what I'd encourage you to get, stellar longevity, too ... some say it's similar to Creed's BDP.
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    Re: Gucci Envy- im so confused

    In general, SA's don't know jack. www.scentiments.com has plenty in stock. Kudos to you bro for enjoying Envy at such a young age!
  28. Re: Sharing the love about Tommy Hillfiger Cologne

    Seize the day man. It's a good walk down memory lane and I think you'd be amazed how it still smells as good as ever if not better since it's not as trendy any more. I honestly do love it. Clean,...
  29. Re: Sharing the love about Tommy Hillfiger Cologne

    Thanks man, very well said!
  30. Sharing the love about Tommy Hillfiger Cologne

    My father-in-law wears the original Tommy Hillfiger cologne as his signature scent and I have to say it smells awesome on him. So, I re-introduced myself to the juice and it's as good as it was 15...
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    Re: Best scent ever

    Azzaro PH is best from my experience.
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    Re: Best men's frags under $25

    Welcome bro. www.scentiments.com is a great place online with super cheap prices and excellent customer service, trusted site, too. I use their services all the time.
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    Re: Valentino V cologne for men

    I do like it and think it's very sexy. It's on my list to buy someday.
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    Re: Your 5 Biggest Disappointments Ever

    Funny as hell with the Dracula comment. I used to wear Pour Lui back in the day and I swear it was a gazillion times better than today's vile concoction. And L' Uomo, I believe this is the one that...
  35. Re: "When the bottle is empty, I am not replacing it!"

    I have close to 60 bottles and there's just a few or so that I am absolutely married to. I could get rid of them all if I had to. Sometimes I wished I had just a handful ... I'd keep XS, Azzaro PH,...
  36. Re: Please Rate: Halston Unbound, Issey Miyake, Perry Ellis 360 Red, Versace Blue Jea

    I had at one time all five (love them all) but my vote goes to Unbound. It's the one frag out of 60 that my wife requests that I wear. 13 bucks at scentiments.com.
  37. Re: Which Gucci scent do you think is the most ''sexy''

    Envy is smokin' hot, lasts all day, warm and creamy frag ... but it may be too much as another poster mentioned. Envy is elegant and mature. Gucci by Gucci is an excellent frag, lighter and playful...
  38. Re: Fragrance reminiscent of male armpits/sweat? - Legit. posting

    Salvatore Ferragamo Pour Homme smells exactly like Lifetime Fitness to me - jock city. It's perfect for your friend. Edited to add that I believe it's Subtil Pour Homme, the Ferragamo in the blue...
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    Re: Best Cheapo/Drugstore scents

    Agree, it's total freekin' road kill rotting on searing blacktop on a blistering summer day. Buzzards even pass on this one.

    To be fair, Pinaud classic original is very nice, on the lines of...
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    Re: Paco Rabanne opinions?

    XS rocks, one of my all-time favorites and garners a lot of compliments, top three for sure. Women do love it. Super cheap at Scentiments.
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    Re: Worst Fragrance Ever???

    I have a soft place in my heart for nasty stinkers but this one as you pointed out gets the cake ... I bought it a few months ago and returned it promptly. Total barf in a bottle.
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    Sticky: Re: cologne that makes women melt?

    Don't worry about it bro, you were not offensive at all. Nice of you to even say something.

    I would have to say from my experience that Azzaro PH and Kouros have been the two frags that have made...
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    Re: Monsters Sillages That I Have Smelled.

    Good thread. I had a prof in college that bathed in Givenchy and you could smell the lad three floors down and 100 yards away. Killer sillage.
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    Re: Help me choose a new buisness scent!

    Good luck with the buy out! I try to stay with the fresh & clean office frags so that I don't smoke out other workers ... with that said, you can't go wrong with Bvlgari Aqua. It's a very nice...
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    Re: long lasting perfume?

    Art of Shaving Sandalwood - 24 hours on my skin, that's with just a spritz.
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    Re: How should I handle this?

    That's likely the best advice. I'm in marketing and media relations, I pitched a story today to the NY Times for a unique hair salon ... I may barter free cuts for my services and I'll be super fair...
  47. Thread: The Top 5's

    by Markymark
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    Re: The Top 5's

    Current top 5

    Gucci Pour Homme
    Dior Homme
    Lauder For Men
    Versace Pour Homme
    Azzaro Pour Homme
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    Re: How should I handle this?

    Good story -- perhaps you could simply ask her if the perfumes are for sale? She may even bring up the bartering idea herself. It's in her power to come up with the selling price -- if she says $250,...
  49. Re: Do You Think Unbound Really Resembles Acqua di Gio?

    You are right on man with your assesment. I prefer Unbound and disagree that it is cheap smelling. Bvlgari Aqva on the other hand smells closer to ADG. Unboud has a bit of True Star in it.
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    Re: What's lacking my wardrobe?

    Brotha from the Netherlands, how about a woody oriental with elegant incence notes like Gucci Pour Homme? I just picked it up the other and I'm in love with the stuff.
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    Re: Recommend a wedding fragrance!

    Nice thread going for you. Congrats in advance, bro! One of my all time favorite classy, elegant scents is Lauder For Men. It's truly the bomb. I seriously love it. Highly complimented by women. I...
  52. Re: Battle of the Cheapos! My Recent Acquisitions

    Hall of Famer cheapo is Jovan Musk - I still get compliments when I wear it.
  53. Re: These are the fragrances every newcomer must try

    Platinum Egoiste is hands down a must try.
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    Re: OLD SPICE - After Shave & Cologne

    I wear the cologne version and think it's as nice as the aftershave and as you put it with better longevity and sillage. It's a bit harsh at first blast but it mellows quickly and lingers on a long...
  55. Re: Men, which fragrances marketed to women do you wear

    I wear my wife's D & G Light Blue - It's hands down a gazillion times better than the men's version.
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    Re: Aquatics with good longevity.

    Agree! I also suggest Unbound.
  57. Re: Does anyone actually *love* Guerlain Vetiver?

    Love it. Very etherial to me - what I imagine heaven smelling like!
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    Re: Baldessarini thoughts?

    I like it a lot. It somewhat smells like fresh clean dollar bills. Not kidding. Longevity is average at best but the smell is amazing.
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    Re: LMAOL - Unexpected compliments...

    Awesome story. Sound like an intriguing mix. Go figure - Wild Country and Patchouli. I must add that my dad has Wild Country at his lake home and it's very nice.
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    Re: Kissing Cousins?

    Versace Pour Homme and Geir
    Unbound and ADG and Bvlgari Aqva
    XS and C. Herrera and Himalaya
    Rive Gauche and Brut and Clubman
    Azzaro and Tuscany
    Jovan Musk and Prada Infusion
  61. Re: Nightcap fragrance: Do you wear a fragranc to bed?

    I always do. I find it soothing.
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    Re: What's your desired range?

    Same.
  63. Re: When do you use your Armani Code perfume?

    24 7
  64. Poll: Re: Green Irish Tweed or Cool Water? Which is a better scent?

    I vote for CW since it lasts longer and it's 75% cheaper.
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    Re: Any Perry Ellis Lover?

    360 Black is VERY nice! It somewhat reminds me of Dior Homme with a touch of fruit. I had Red but returned it as the longevity was poor on me. I loved the scent, though. Black on the other hand lasts...
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    Top 7 American Idol fragrance choice

    What an awesome year of AI.

    I can see Adam wearing - (Tom Ford - Black Oud)

    Danny - (Happy)

    Allison (no clue) she's one of my faves, though...

    Matt (nothing) maybe Chrome
  67. Thread: Le Male???

    by Markymark
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    Re: Le Male???

    I swear I have wanted to buy LeMale for the past 10 years, too, but just like you, I kept putting it off. I ran through Macy's the other day and took a hit from the man in the can and I fell hard....
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    Re: Any Halston Unbound Fan?

    Well said, friend. I'm a huge Unbound fan myself. I've said it before but it's my wife's favorite frag out 60 bottles. Now my 15 year old son has stolen it from me ... It's a classic, fresh and clean...
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    Re: Dior Homme vs Infusion d´Homme

    Dior Homme is more elogant -- Infusion is lighter and soapier. I guess I would say DH is my fave of the two although Infusion is rapidly growing on me. I swear, Infusion reminds me subtley of the...
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    Re: Your favorite fragance of Dior?

    I tend to get a lot of compliments on Fahrenheit. Curious as to how much different 32 is from the original? Dior Homme is my other fave, it's my "elogant" fragrance.
  71. Re: I just picked up a big old bottle of Jovan Musk

    Ya gotta love that story, thanks for sharing ... I knew a classy gent who soley wore English Leather and it rocked on him.
  72. Re: I just picked up a big old bottle of Jovan Musk

    The drydown of Jovan Musk reminds me slightly of Prada Infusion D'Homme. I swear.
  73. Re: Where can i buy a sample of Rive Gauche for men?

    www.Scentiments.com has a big bottle for $26. Just saw it last night. I almost ordered one up...
  74. Re: Have you guys ever gotten too "carried away" when buying frags?

    Absolutely, I'm out of hand with frags. To save money, I hit the bargain places, love dumpster diving at TJ Max and Scentiments, even hide new purchases from my wife all in a good way ... it's really...
  75. I just picked up a big old bottle of Jovan Musk

    I was at Target tonight and had a wild hair and picked up a bottle of the orange colored juice in the thin oval shaped bottle. Yup, Jovan Musk. It's been 30 years since I've worn the old fella ......
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    Re: SotY: #1 Guerlain Vetiver

    Kudos to you man for making it happen. Brilliant!
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    Re: OK... I finally "got" Egoiste!

    Good for you, bro. Funny how it can take some time for a scent to mature. Good on ya!
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    Re: Did i pick the right one?

    You sure did! Enjoy! I need to get a bootle of that, it's been too long.
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    Your favorite Easter frag

    For those of you who are celebrating Easter, what do you plan to wear to church to celebrate Easter? I just love this time of year, the earth renewed, mirgratory birds are back, daffodils --...
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    Re: What are your "rituals"?

    Welcome, bro! I like to be myself when a new frag / package comes in the mail. It's my quiet ritual, no distractions, just serene.
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    Re: The smell of 'success"....

    Platinum Egoiste. I had a power meeting today with a client and I pulled out Egoiste. It just felt so right.
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    Re: Boss Bottled v. Burberry London

    I guess I can sort of see it, although, London reminds me MUCH more like a toned down Polo Green.
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    Re: Adidas Victory League

    Hey man, I just sampeld VL and it reminded me big time of Boss 6. Don't waste your time.
  84. Re: fragrances known to be long lasting (all the day)?

    Art of Shaving Sandalwood - 20 hours.

    Joop! - 12 hours.

    Gucci Envy - 10 hours.

    Opium, Pi, Kouros, Bvlgari Black - 7, 8 hours.
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    Re: New Stetson All American

    I was a floored how much I liked ths new scent. I will sample again to test longevity. It's remarkably solid for a mass marketed Coty frag. I think they nailed the brand - design and name.
  86. Re: Versace pour Homme vs 360 Red vs Halston Unbound

    I vote for Unbound. I had 360 Red but the longevity was week on me so I returned it. :( I was bummed, because I really enjoyed the scent.

    Unbound is my wife's favorite frag of my 60 bottle...
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    Re: Never gonna give you up!

    I will always have Brut in my wardrobe. I secretly wear it for myself as it has such a great emotional connection for me. Maybe it's because my best friend who sadly died from alcoholism a couple of...
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    Re: Escada Pour Homme.

    Yes to all of the above. Stellar frag all the way around.
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    Re: Best men's cologne for summer

    Hi GZB - Chrome is very nice, fresh and clean, safe, CK one - ish.

    I think Guerlain Vetiver is really spectacular in the summer time. I broke a huge bottle in my lugggage recently while traveling...
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    Re: After All These Years...Drakkar Noir !

    I love it!
  91. Re: Feeling Self-Conscious About a Frag Remark...WTF??

    Dude, I'm totally with you. Keep flowing with the Universe and do good deeds as you were doing today, despite being out of work. I like how you are sensitive and self-aware to the situation -- fine...
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    Re: Better than Terre D' Hermes...

    Paul Smith Story reminds me of TDH...
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    Re: Anyone tried Stetson Fresh?

    I did the other day and was pleasantly surprised - hopefully it will be bottle worthy. But, I need to sample again to make sure I get more than 2 hours out of it. My fear is it's fleeting ... but the...
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    Re: Best fragrance store in Minneapolis

    I live in Mpls as well. Nice to meet you here on BN!
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    Re: I just bought Fuel for Life blind...

    Sound like you made a great purchase! I absolutely love Fuel For Life. I know a buddy from work that wears it and it rocks on him, so I picked it up and love it as well. Highly complimented frag,...
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    Positive feedback about Fahrenheit

    My wife isn't one to throw out too many compliments about my fragrances but she went out of her way to say she LOVED Fahrenheit on me ... I picked up a new bottle from Target the other day. I have to...
  97. Re: Need suggestions to complement my collection

    Hey buddy -- glad you enjoyed Bvlgari Black! It's a big compliment getter for me and the bonus is the longevity is truly great. It's my daughter's favorite frag out of 60 bottles.

    I am curious if...
  98. Thread: Gucci PH II

    by Markymark
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    Re: Gucci PH II

    Agree with you bro. I find the longevity pretty good on my skin. You are right, it's a winner!
  99. Thread: Newbie here

    by Markymark
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    Re: Newbie here

    You're getting some great advice. For what it's worth, I purchased GIT from Scentiments.com and swapped it after a couple of weeks because the longevity was worse than Cool Water. For $100 I expect a...
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    Re: 360 Degrees Red as Aqua Di Gio

    I purchased 360 Red as a blind buy a few weeks ago but already returned it because the longevity on my skin was very poor. I would highly recommend Unbound as a great alternative to ADG. I like...
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