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    Re: Fragrances with a banana note

    Forgot about Humiecki & Graef Eau Radieuse!!! I knew I smelt something recently with a prominent banana note in it...it was this futuristic fresh scent!:thumbup:
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    Re: Creed GIT tester atomizer not stamped

    Yeah, I've bought from BeautyEncounter quite a few times.....very trustworthy and great service! Your definitely good to go:smiley:
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    Re: Polo Black & CH Chic for men

    I found the longevity of Polo Black really good on my skin......not a loud projector, but above average longevity for me.
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    Re: Today I bought February 2016

    I agree...I got mini's of these three as well.(after being so impressed with Silver Essence) Really great quality juice for the $'s!

    Ferrari Essence and the new Mercedes Benz VIP lines, are both...
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    Re: Fragrances with a banana note

    Christopher Sheldrake's creation for Jesus del Pozo, "Quasar"
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    Re: Today I bought February 2016

    Nice!:thumbsup:
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    Re: Today I bought February 2016

    Rothenstein Pirate Of Love
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    Re: The New Armani Code PROFUMO

    Thanks for sharing your first impression! Brooklyn Fragrance Lover liked this offering as well from his review yesterday. :thumbup:
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 12th February, 2016

    Curve Original
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    Re: Today I bought February 2016

    Police Icon
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 11th February, 2016

    La Nuit L'Intense
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    Re: Dior Sauvage vs Chanel Allure Homme Sport

    +2! to the OP and BB, you two know what's up!:beer:

    I just picked up a bottle of Dior Eau and am really enjoying it. I know it's kind of the "red-headed step child" of the Dior Homme...
  13. Re: Better 'sporty' and 'fresh' scent: Moschino Forever Sailing OR Lanvin L'homme sport

    ^^^^^^ Actually, almost blind bought L'eau Bleue on super clearance at TJ's a couple years back. But if memory serves me right, I looked up the reviews while I was walking around the store and they...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 11th February, 2016

    Euphoria Gold
  15. Re: Better 'sporty' and 'fresh' scent: Moschino Forever Sailing OR Lanvin L'homme sport

    Actually Lanvin Homme Sport reminded me of Nickel's Eau Maximum......both are supposed to be "fresh" scents, but end up way too herbal for my tastes when it comes to sport frags. Couldn't stand...
  16. Re: Better 'sporty' and 'fresh' scent: Moschino Forever Sailing OR Lanvin L'homme sport

    Yeah, I didn't get the "sportiness" on the Lanvin at all when I owned it.(very briefly, I might add!lol)

    But tried the Moschino a few weeks ago for the first time, very nice release from this...
  17. Re: Rochas Man surpassed my expectations! Any other fragrances like this?

    +1 for MJ Legend...very good cheapie!

    Also take a look at Givenchy Play Intense...kinda similar, but PI has more coffee and no florals. It's a terrific frag and once I got it, I ended up selling...
  18. Re: Fess Up! Popular, Well-Known Fragrances You STILL Haven't Smelled

    If you've smelt Niko Sculpture or F.O. Sun Java......then your smelled Diesel Plus Plus:wink:
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    Re: Best going out/club fragrance?

    Agree....superb creation.
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    Re: What's on your 'To Buy' list?

    Right now focused on picking up Rothenstein Pirates of Love and Police Icon....couple of fun blind buys:)
  21. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Victoria Secret Very Sexy for Him
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 10th February, 2016

    VS Very Sexy Him
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    Re: Dior Sauvage vs Chanel Allure Homme Sport

    Yep, same for me...all day, every day!(and twice on Sunday;) )
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    Re: Mont Blanc Legend Spirit 2016

    After watching Carlos'(Brooklyn Fragrance Lover)positive review on this...now I REALLY want to try it!
  25. Re: Fess Up! Popular, Well-Known Fragrances You STILL Haven't Smelled

    Dude, I started saying "bro" WAYYYYYYY before Aventus was ever in the picture man!:wink:
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    Re: Masculine Tuberose

    +1 for Lacoste L-12 White....a tuberose note I can actually live with and even enjoy in this composition :thumbup:
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    Re: Best going out/club fragrance?

    Oh yes, good point about Allure Homme Sport and my SOTD Legend Intense....both pretty potent and would work terrific as well!:beer:
  28. Re: Fess Up! Popular, Well-Known Fragrances You STILL Haven't Smelled

    LOL! Probably why I haven't tried it after owning Chez Bond and Tres Nuit...I've had enough candied violet to last a lifetime thank you very much!:grin:
  29. Re: Fess Up! Popular, Well-Known Fragrances You STILL Haven't Smelled

    Just realized I've never smelt Diesel Only The Brave?!:shocked:

    Encre Noir...not big vetiver fan, so zero desire

    Azzaro PH...one of these days:rolleyesold:
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    Re: Best going out/club fragrance?

    +1 for Ultra Male

    And the usual suspects, like....
    CH Men
    1 Million
    Eros
    Black XS(Potion too)
    Diesel FFL Spirit and OTB Tattoo are both great choices are well.
    Scent Of Peace
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    Poll: Re: Battle of the beasts!

    Since Tobacco Vanille is not on the list and would surely be the winner(?)for me, I went with original Joop Homme.....although this is an impressive list!(I've never tried that Amouage though)
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    Re: Boss Bottled-Ferrari Black

    I didn't have them to test side by side. But I agree, when I sprayed on the sample of Ferrari Black Scuderia....Boss Bottled immediately came to mind. Not my style, but for the price I think you...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 9th February, 2016

    Legend Intense
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    Re: Changed my mind (pt.3)

    +2....TV is the only scent to have ever made me physically ill.:thumbdown:
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    Re: How is Ultra Zest for you?

    It was a bust for me. Really liked the opening, but it faded quickly and then in the drydown it just "meh". Performance wasn't very good for me either. I applaud Mugler for trying something different...
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    Re: Victor & Rolf Spicebomb - worth a blind buy??

    Spicebomb is a good fragrance. I'm not blown away by it, but that's probably because it's not typically what I'd go for.

    It lasts a long time on me, but honestly for the price this juice...
  37. Re: Fragrances that would have been more successful with different packaging

    I actually think in the case of Toy, it helps. But....the Moschino that comes in a "Windex" bottle, has got to hurt it

    46810
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 8th February, 2016

    Aventus
  39. Re: Fess Up! Popular, Well-Known Fragrances You STILL Haven't Smelled

    Cool Water:embarassed:
    Fierce
    Allure Homme

    Most all of the old school stuff like
    Polo
    Kouros
    Antaeus
    Eau Sauvage
  40. Re: Does anyone know where I can purchase Blue Sugar at a reasonable price?

    Yeah, since it's been discontinued for a little while now....I doubt you'll find it very cheap. But you never know, keep searching ebay and one for a reasonable price might pop up? Sold my barely...
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    Re: Billions: "Are you wearing cologne?"

    Shout out to that, one of those right here!:beer:



    :lolk:
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 5th February, 2016

    Bond 9 Scent Of Peace
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    Re: your favorite bitter-sweet fragrance?

    Varvatos Vintage comes to mind....good bitter wormwood note over a little bit of tobacco/woody sweetness
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    Re: Why is Mont Blanc Individuel so obscure?

    I agree, it is a terrific/long lasting/unique designer release! <cough>released before O.S. even<cough> I'm not sure why it's tougher to find? Just must not be as popular and/or it's getting fazed...
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    Re: How many fragrances can you wear in a day?

    I've done 3 different full wearings in a day a couple of times....but generally two would be about it.

    But when I get home I do like to spray sample on me....I've done as many as 8 different...
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    Re: Today I bought February 2016

    Atelier Pomelo Paradis 5ml sample.....SO excited to try this one, can't wait!!!:vrolijk_26:
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    Re: Paco Rabbane Invictus Aqua

    I don't believe it's released yet, but will try it when it comes out.

    ANYTHING has to be better than the original, which was terrible and sickening to my nose....and this coming from a guy who is...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 4th February, 2016

    1 Million
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    Re: YSL La Nuit - Any worthy similar fragrances?

    Just for reference...L'Intense and Parfum Intense smell nothing like original La Nuit. I have not tried the all black bottle called Le Parfum(confusing with all these near named flankers I...
  50. Re: Your biggest number of purchases in a single day?

    Same here....some of these numbers are blowing me away!lol:shocked:
  51. Re: What's the most you've ever spent on a single bottle?

    I'm a real tightwad....$160 is it, and even that hurt:wink:
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 3rd February, 2016

    Ultra Male
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    Re: Today I bought February 2016

    Herrera 212 VIP....again.:rolleyesold:
  54. Re: Aqua Di Gio vs. Perry Ellis Red 360 vs Versace Pour Homme

    Pretty much completely agree with rulopbo here. Versace Pour Homme easily wins, AdG is up next and 360* and I didn't get along at all. I like some aquatics and I like cinnamon as a note....but...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 2nd February, 2016

    Black XS
  56. Re: What are your current feelings on the signature scent you wore when you were younger?

    Curve-got a bottle when it came out around '96, still wear and like this.

    Drakkar Noir-bottle was gifted to me from a 19yr old with daddy issues in 94'.....hated it then, still do:thumbdown:
    ...
  57. Re: Which is better for signature and compliments from these ?

    Yup, +1
  58. Re: How close is Insurrection Wild to Pure Havane?

    Glad to like it! Like I tell everyone, it's a near dupe of PH for dirt cheap.....no need to pay Mugler prices!:happy:

    Samba Skin is another one that is quite close(drydown is a bit different...
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    Re: Longest lasting Lacoste fragrances

    Lacoste L-12 White(Blanc)lasts all day on me, terrific spring frag. Style in Play and Essential are both no slouch's either....get 6-8hrs out of each of these.
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    Poll: Re: Battle of the affordable masterpieces

    Versace PH and L'Homme for me
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    Re: Scent Of Peace For Him By Bond 9 Any Good?

    It smells nothing like Aventus to my nose either. I think it's a great scent and probably my favorite Bond out of the dozen or so I've owned/tried
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    Re: YSL L'Homme and La Nuit?

    Not redundant at all IMHO. Own both and they are very different....actually prefer L'Homme.
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    Re: Dior SAUVAGE. A constructive discussion

    Totally agree...little else than a dusty, ambroxan overload after the first hour or so on me.
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    Re: New from YSL: L'Homme Ultime

    Yeah dude, that font looks jacked up...pretty sure that's a fake
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    Re: New from YSL: L'Homme Ultime

    The just released L'Intense doesn't get much love, but I really like it....will be looking forward to trying this one:thumbup:
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    Re: Any good cheapie Leather Fragrances?

    +2 on this one and also MB Black Leather(terrific frag)...original John Varvatos as well can be had for cheap if you shop around:)
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 1st February, 2016

    Play Intense
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 29th January, 2016

    Dior Homme Eau
  69. Re: 10 gallons of urine found in ‘perfume factory’

    Perhaps it was for the new L'eau De Pluie D'or?!:lipsrsealed:
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    Re: Versace Pour Homme and Nautica Voyage

    Another vote for Lacoste L-12 White(Blanc), definitely worth looking into.....long lasting, terrific, unique and IMO, very under rated spring/summer scent:thumbup:
  71. Re: 10 gallons of urine found in ‘perfume factory’

    Annnnnnnnnnnnd, we're off and running!:beer:
  72. Re: 10 gallons of urine found in ‘perfume factory’

    Exactly what first popped into my mind as well!;)
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    Re: Creed's Virgin Island

    I don't get the connection either....

    St. Barts-straight up margarita smell...salt, lime and tequila

    VIW-straight up Pina Colada smell...coconut, rum, sugar and just a touch of lime and florals
  74. Re: How closely does Ed Hardy Love & Luck resemble Millesime Imperial?

    ^^^^^THIS. There is a very slight resemblance, but the Ed Hardy offering is still a very nice and pretty unique scent worth having IMHO...especially for the $'s it can be found for.
  75. Re: Fragrant Sitings: Axe Oud Wood and Dark Vanilla

    Wow, even AXE of all things has even jumped aboard the "oud bandwagon" now!!!lol:rolleyesold:

    We can only hope this means the end is near!
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    Re: Creed's Virgin Island

    Here it is...............
    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/418092-Cheaper-alternative-to-Virgin-Island-Water
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    Re: Creed's Virgin Island

    Someone just the other day posted a thread on this very topic...just do a search for "cheaper VIW alternative" and it should pop up.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 28th January, 2016

    Allure Homme Sport
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    Poll: Re: Sauvage VS Bleu de Chanel

    Not a fan of either one personally....but that aside, BdC easily for the win. It's actually got some depth to it.
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    Re: something sensual/sexy but classy/timeless

    D&G The One EDP:thumbup:
  81. Re: Buying testers. Your thoughts? (and my experience with them)

    Yeah, same here....I never keep the boxes anyway and not having a cap isn't a deal breaker for me. All about saving that scrill!!!:thumbsup:
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    Re: Versace Pour Homme and Nautica Voyage

    I really love Versace PH....lasts a LONG time for a freshie and is a top compliment getter.(highly versatile as well) Voyage was a nice enough frag, but the syntheticness of the it would grate on me...
  83. Re: Dolce&Gabbana The One Eau de Parfum - Performance!

    The One EDT was my all time favorite scent and thankfully I always got good longevity out it.(6-8hrs) So of course I just HAD to buy the EDP. And honestly I don't regret it one bit.

    Even though...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 27th January, 2016

    The One Parfum
  85. Re: What fragrance do you think has the best sprayer?

    Both Chanel and Dior are the best I've experienced so far:thumbup:
  86. Re: Myrrh and/or Frankincense dominant fragrance that projects fairly well

    +1! First one that came to mind...if you enjoy myrrh this is a definite must try:thumbup:
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    Re: Describe your last purchase in two words...

    Dior Homme Eau-crazy performance:thumbsup:
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    Re: Describe your last purchase in two words...

    MB Black Leather-shockingly good!:shocked:
  89. Re: 212 VIP Men Carolina Herrera - Your thoughts!

    I really enjoyed the smell, but performance on me was terrible....so sent it packing:/
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 26th January, 2016

    Jay Z Gold
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    Re: New Fragrance: Dior Homme Eau for Men - Dior

    First full wearing was on Friday....got a compliment on it from arms length away 7hrs after I applied!:shocked: So yeah, good performance for me as well. Not a fan of the Dior Homme line in general,...
  92. Re: Cerruti Image for Men - did Candie's dupe this?

    Can't speak on Candie's for men, but.....Cerruti Image has a strong similarity to Johnson & Johnson "No More Tears" baby shampoo to my nose!(dead serious)

    Image is a nice and different take on the...
  93. Re: Mercedes-Benz VIP Club Black Leather - anyone tried it?

    I've had it on now for right about 6hrs and I can still smell it, but it is now pretty faint and mostly a sweet amber/resinous smell.(still captivating and I find myself sniffing my hand.lol) So...
  94. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    :grin:
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    Re: My Current Top Three

    For right now....

    1-The One EDP
    2-CH Men
    3-MB Black Leather
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    Re: Finding some scents my partner will like

    I'd get both your noses on...

    Versace Pour Homme
    YSL L'Homme
    The One
    Dior Homme Eau
    1 Million (yeah, most women I know LOVE this one if worn lightly:)
    CH Men maybe?
  97. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Davidoff Silver Shadow Altitude and Ferrari Black Scuderia
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    Re: Cheaper alternative to Virgin Island Water

    Thanks so much for the heads up on this superfluorusPastry! I think I'm sensing a blind buy in my near future:beer:
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 25th January, 2016

    MB Black Leather
  100. Re: Mercedes-Benz VIP Club Black Leather - anyone tried it?

    I just picked up a bottle of this as well after sampling it. And agree with what the others above have said, it's a very nicely done "airy" fruity/leather/amber scent that is just so lovely smelling...
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