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    Re: Targeting TARGET!

    Nice deal.

    Ya you guys would be surprised at what you can find at Walmart, Target, Walgreen's, CVS on sale.

    I've gotten a dual pack with a 1 oz Tommy Cologne and 1 oz Tommy Hilfiger True Star,...
  2. Re: I like it better than expensive scent X or I can't justify the price difference.

    +1 Al Rehab Silver. I have both the spray and the roll on, and they are both good. The roll on is a little spicier, and the projection and longevity is better.

    Cuba Gold of course, over Le Male....
  3. Re: Question about roll-on bottles (decanting)

    I'm just talking about the bottles, not the juice inside.
  4. Poll: Re: Have you ever experienced an allergic reaction to a fragrance?

    Nope, thank goodness! Although I have has some minor eye burning, watery eyes, and itchy throat while dabbling with pure Iso E.
  5. Question about roll-on bottles (decanting)

    Hello. Just wondering if anyone can help me on this. Preferred people with experience in the matter. I really like using the small roll on bottles (like what Al Rehab uses - only smaller). That said,...
  6. [USA] Re: Cartier Declaration d'Un Soir - 97% full

    Bump
  7. Poll: Re: How open are you to wearing a "clone" scent ?

    If it's like a Dollar Tree knock off of a popular designer fragrance, I am not gonna wear it. There's just no point.. it's just gonna be a watered down version, but I may buy it and use it as a room...
  8. Re: 24 Platinum (Scentstory) + Fragrancex experience

    I was questioning some things about it. I guess it's hard for some people to read others on here.

    Anyways Jive, I appreciate your feedback, but could you please stick to the topic.
  9. Re: 24 Platinum (Scentstory) + Fragrancex experience

    That was 5+ years ago, my first Burberry fragrance, I had no experience with the brand. I knew it was real, obviously.. I just wanted to know some more information about it. Furthermore if you...
  10. Re: 24 Platinum (Scentstory) + Fragrancex experience

    Oh was that you? Thanks! Couldn't find the thread with the suggestion. Really good fragrance. glad to have it in my collection now. Pretty good longevity too.
  11. Re: 24 Platinum (Scentstory) + Fragrancex experience

    I've never started a "is my frag fake" thread either, because I only buy from reputable places. I don't think an 80% full bottle is normal. Obviously no bottles are 100% full, but I expect more than...
  12. Re: 24 Platinum (Scentstory) + Fragrancex experience

    Ah ya, it does remind me of Rock Vol 1 now that I think about it. Haven't tried the Yurman though, didn't even know he made frags. I was watching a documentary on David Yurman the other day and how...
  13. 24 Platinum (Scentstory) + Fragrancex experience

    I wanted to shed some light on this great fragrance. I posted a thread asking for recommendations for a modern inexpensive rose fragrance, and this was recommended by someone. I was able to acquire a...
  14. 24 Platinum (Scentstory) + Fragrancex experience

    Sorry double post please delete
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    Re: Rate My Fake DHI

    Hmm, so maybe I am misunderstanding... but here is what I gathered. You passed on something that you know was counterfeit and sold it to another BN'er, who was under the impression that it was real....
  16. Re: Bought my first aquatic (Bvlgaria Aqva Homme) and it smells Sweaty on my skin? WHAT GIVES?

    There's a lot of calone in this, I am pretty sure. Calone is an aroma chemical used to mimic the smell of the ocean, sea, etc. Basically to smell aquatic without having put too much effort into it....
  17. Re: Does anybody know what Loewe fragrance this is?

    Thank you guys for info.
  18. Re: Chanel Allure Homme Edition Blanche - fake or original?

    Wouldn't expect something like this to be faked, but.. you'd have to really beat the hell out of the bottle for it to look that bad, and I don't think the paint would peal like that.. but then again...
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    Re: Vintage Cool Water?

    Sorry to hear it is gone. I saw somebody in the forums is selling a vintage CW at a reasonable price. Not sure if he would ship to your country though, maybe if you paid the shipping prices up front...
  20. Does anybody know what Loewe fragrance this is?

    I was ordering some samples from this guy on Ebay, and I came across this:...
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    Re: Designer or niche?

    To me, niche fragrances tend to be heavy and hard to wear. There are plenty that are high quality and wearable, but usually there is a designer alternative to those, that can be found for a fraction...
  22. Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    Is the lasting power good on it?
  23. Re: Patchouli Base on Office-Friendly Scent

    If you like Patchouli Patch you may like Tommy Hilfiger Loud. I know it's a cheapy, but it actually does have a good patchouli note. I think that's why this one failed so bad in sales, because this...
  24. Re: Your top undoubtedly masculine/Alpha fragrances!

    If I had to limit myself to 3, I would say:

    Fahrenheit
    Azzaro pour Homme
    Loewe Esencia
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    Re: Thierry Mugler Ultra Zest (new for 2015)

    I've concluded that this smells like a mix of A*Men, Pure Malt's base, and vomit.
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    Re: Flacons - Tampered with?

    wrong thread
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    Re: Blue Jeans vs. Baby Blue Jeans

    I see it available on Ebay right now, at least in the US for very low prices.
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    Re: Blue Jeans vs. Baby Blue Jeans

    I've tried Green Jeans (which is overrated). Used to own Baby Blue, and currently own Blue. Although I don't reach for Blue much, it's certainly the best of the 3. Green which I don't even care for,...
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    Re: Perry Ellis Citron

    Saw this at Macy's already a couple months back, didn't bother to try it. It should be at your local Macy's though if you wanna give it a shot.
  30. Re: Macy's fragrance counter sales associates.

    Exactly.. you'll frighten them.
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    Re: Burlington Coat Factory.

    Haven't been there in years. I do remember though about 5 or 6 years ago they had 3.4 oz bottles of Gucci Envy for like 20 bucks. Went back the next day and they were all gone.
  32. Re: Macy's fragrance counter sales associates.

    That's when you tell them "I only wear Aventus".

    Seriously it works, they back off.
  33. Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    Congrats on you guys who got that Halston Man in the Silver chrome bottle, I think it's from 2009. I loooove the opening of it with the passionfruit and cinnamon mixture, I find it very unique but...
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    Re: Jacques Bogart City Tower

    I think somebody said it was very similar to Bvlgari Black, but much much stronger.
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    Re: Vintage by John Varvatos

    This thread inspired me to wear Vintage tonight. A fine fragrance that I often overlook. It does last a good 6 hours or so on me, but after the 2 hour mark, it's pretty hard to detect.
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    Re: Vintage by John Varvatos

    I think it's perfectly fine for a man your age. The only fragrances I would probably never wear in my 40's would be things like 1 Million, maybe A*Men, Joop! for sure.. anything overly loud and...
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    Re: Prada Amber Pour Homme colors..

    Actually there is a blue liquid in a bottle, but the bottle doesn't look like the Prada Amber atomizer bottle, it looks different. I've seen it in some gift sets before, it's either some sort of body...
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    Re: What's your signature scent?

    Fahrenheit is pretty much my go-to signature. I just have so many other great fragrances that I hardly wear my signature fragrance, it gets pushed to the side so much, and other stuff takes over.
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    Re: Gucci Pour Homme II Thoughts

    I'm probably in the minority with this one. When I first bought it, I loved it, thought there was nothing like it, and still agree with that assessment. It smelled like chai tea mixed with jello. I...
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    Re: 24 Gold by Scentstory

    My guess is they are just dumping out what's left of it, it's probably been discontinued like most obscure fragrances. Although popular to us on here, that accounts for what, a couple hundred people?...
  41. Re: Recommendations for quality deodorant please ...

    While on this subject, does anybody know if there are any fragrance houses that make an antiperspirant?
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    Re: Ever hear of dumpster diving?

    Yes I am pretty sure it's illegal, because most places it's considered trespassing onto private property.
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    Re: Ever hear of dumpster diving?

    :lolk:
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    Re: Ever hear of dumpster diving?

    lol, that took me a sec to get. :lolk:
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    Re: Ever hear of dumpster diving?

    No Harrod's out here, but I would definitley look into that!
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    Re: Ever hear of dumpster diving?

    :shocked::lolk:



    :lolk:
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    Re: Ever hear of dumpster diving?

    Really? I've worked at a lot of retail places, and have never seen a dumpster locked. Sometimes maybe the lid closed, but that's about it.
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    Ever hear of dumpster diving?

    So funny story.. kind of messed up really. Kind of piqued my interest not just for finding frags, but finding all kinds of stuff.. but the idea is a bit disgusting. Apparently it's all the craze...
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    Re: Dried, dark fruits.

    Jubilation XXV smells like dried berries and incense to me.

    +1 Michael Kors

    Also should consider JV Vintage.

    When you say dark fruits, do you mean like berries?
  50. [USA] Re: Cartier Declaration d'Un Soir - 97% full

    Bump
  51. Re: Dior Homme Intense vs. L'Occitane Eau des Baux

    I prefer EdB.
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    Re: dunhill fresh ....question

    Hmm I dunno, where did you buy it from? Was it a reputable seller? I used to own this but sold it, and it lasted very long for an aquatic, probably one of the longest lasting aquatics in the designer...
  53. Re: Why does Fahrenheit smell like gasoline?

    Really not sure exactly what creates the accord. If I had to guess I would say the obvious combination of violet and leather. Then again I know many scents that contain both these notes, that don't...
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    Re: Nautica Classic.

    It's a pretty boring fragrance, but I do reach for it every now and then. The longevity is really bad though. Sometimes it smells like a cleaning solution, while other times I think of the beach and...
  55. Re: What are your thoughts on Tom Ford's Black Orchid?

    Too feminine.
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    Re: Looking for a summer incense

    Porsche The Essence, this fragrance is criminally underrated. I doubt many of the reviewers have actually worn it on their skin. This stuff is awesome, and so versatile. It started out as just "mehh"...
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    Re: What tobacco fragrances for summer?

    The first thing that comes to mind is Burberry London. People love it in the cooler months, but damn, it works even better in the heat imo. The humidity really activates the tobacco, boozy notes in...
  58. Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    I've tried the original 4 from 2008, used to have little .5 oz bottles of all of them. Malibu, Miami, Hollywood, and Vegas. Honestly, they all smell like 10 dollar fragrances. They all had pretty...
  59. Re: Esencia de Loewe Sport: Anyone tried this?

    I find Loewe fragrances in general pretty hard to find in the states. Some websites have them, few department stores, if any have them, at least where I live. I finally recently got a decent price...
  60. Re: Recommendations for quality deodorant please ...

    That's almost like asking "what's your favorite fragrance?" Since there are so many different deodorant smells. My personal favorite is without a doubt Axe Dark Temptation antiperspirant , although...
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    Re: Rate these fragrances from 1-10

    Aventus - Creed - 8
    The One for Men - Dolce & Gabbana - 6
    Allure Homme Sport Eau Extreme - Chanel - 6
    Pour Homme - Versace - 7
    La Nuit de L'Homme - Yves Saint Laurent - 9
    F by Ferragamo pour...
  62. Re: Multimedia wall storage rack to hold fragrances?

    I really don't want something that has shelves on the ground. Like the towers and stuff.. it's hard for me to squad, and get up if I'm kneeling because I had ankle surgery and my mobility is kind of...
  63. Multimedia wall storage rack to hold fragrances?

    Just wondering if anyone has anything like this for their collection, and can tell me how it holds up, or if putting frags on a shelf like that would break it out of the wall being too heavy. The...
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    Re: ShopRunner is back on Fragrancenet

    Noticed this too while browsing shoprunner.com. Great news!
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    Re: le male smells like...........

    I don't get that from Le Male. Ya wanna talk about something that smells like the hospital though, go try Hermessence Vanille Galante, good god.
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    Re: Vintage Givenchy Pi

    My bottle of this is pretty old, I would assume vintage. According to one site it's from 2000, then according to another site it's 2010, well it can't be 2010, because I got it in 06, so I'll just...
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    Fragrance themed incense sticks?

    Hello. So I am really into incense sticks lately.. thus far my favorite is this sandalwood one I got because all the others just smell synthetic and fake. ESPECIALLY this pack of Cool Water/Drakkar...
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    Re: C.O. Bigelow Bay Rum Cologne ?

    Agreed, the clove note in here is almost non-existing.
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    Re: anyone else getting a weird site when trying the home page?

    Remember the one year where he turned all of our avatars into smurfs or something? I honestly thought my account was hacked.
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    Re: anyone else getting a weird site when trying the home page?

    LOL Grant, that is great. Really looks like a flashback to the mid 90s. When you could only get to the www through AOL or Netscape.

    Happy April Fools. :thumbsup:
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    Re: C.O. Bigelow Bay Rum Cologne ?

    Got this yesterday in the mail, and it really isn't that great. Honestly I think Pinaud's is better, and you get a massive bottle. In C.O. Bigelows Bay Rum, there's a beautiful opening, I mean...
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    Re: M7 a must have?

    I don't think it's a must have.. it's an acquired taste. I think people who have it and liked it, tend to like it a lot, or love it, and that's why they own it, but it is very acquired of a taste. It...
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    Re: C.O. Bigelow Bay Rum Cologne ?

    I have this coming int he mail today (hopefully), and I am super stoked.. I haven't been this excited about a fragrance in a while. I have not smelled it at all, so I went completely blind on this...
  74. Re: My Shoprunner does not work on Frag Net anymore

    That sucks, but honestly, I wasn't expecting it to last. I have been a member with Shoprunner since 2011, and they never had Fragnet with them then.. in fact they only had a few stores, maybe like 10...
  75. Re: My Shoprunner does not work on Frag Net anymore

    According to the shoprunner site, they no longer recognize fragnet as an affiliate. Damn that sucks! I guess it's back to the perfume spot :(
  76. Re: My Shoprunner does not work on Frag Net anymore

    I just ordered from them using it I believe last Fri, just got my package today. Only spent 24 bucks.
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    Re: Thoughts on Jaipur Homme By Boucheron?

    I just got a mini of this, and I honestly don't see what the big fus is about. I know this isn't much talked about, but the reviews on it praise it quite highly. To me, this smells similar to...
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    Re: Is Aramis a good blind buy?

    Definitely not, but I guess it all depends on what you like.
  79. Ever fall in love with a fragrance you swore you would never wear?

    This has happened to me numerous times, but more recently.. Guerlain Vetiver (current formulation). Man this stuff is so classic, and with 2 sprays, I am good for the day/night. I used to think it...
  80. Re: This is uncanny - Creed OV and Mugler Cologne

    They are pretty close but not identical. I think with most of us frag junkies on here, if we sprayed one on one hand, and one on the other, we would be able to distinguish which is which. I have a 10...
  81. Re: Is there a non synthetic good oud under $20?

    Well, since you say under 50 now. Fragnet has Halston Amber for 25 bucks fro the 2.5 oz bottle. Although it isn't a predominantly oud fragrance, it does have a great oud note in the base, and it...
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    Re: Halston Man Amber

    Nice buy, especially if you have Shoprunner free 2-day shipping. It comes out to about 25 bucks shipped for the 2.5 oz bottle. I got the 4.2 oz from the gift set last year, I think I paid in the low...
  83. Re: Is there a non synthetic good oud under $20?

    Al Rehab has many fragrances with oud in it. Problem is their availability, you would likely have to buy them all just to find one you like, and in the end you would have spent 50-100 with how many...
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    Re: Chrome Legend or Nautical Voyage?

    I guess to each their own. I pick up citrus notes in most designer aquatics.
  85. Re: Does anyone know where I can find Al Rehab pocket sprays..

    I already have the one in the first link, I am looking for the pocket spray that fits in a shirt pocket and is flat. The 2nd link to their site, they only show all their stuff, they don't actually...
  86. Does anyone know where I can find Al Rehab pocket sprays..

    ..furthermore, Al Rehab Silver pocket spray, for a reasonable price shipped from the US. I keep searching on Ebay, and never get any results.
    ...
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    Re: 24 Scentstory Live Another Day....

    Guess you didn't read the rest.
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    Re: Chrome Legend or Nautical Voyage?

    Personally I get a ton of lemon from it. Maybe some type of other citrus notes too like a variant of orange.
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    Re: 24 Scentstory Live Another Day....

    Someone on Fragrantica says it's similar to Bleu de Chanel. That's the only thing I've really seen on it. The notes look pretty basic and boring to me.
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    Re: Flankers... when ideas run out?

    In most cases yes, they are usually just "money grabs". There are some flankers that are amazing, and could survive on their own.

    I totally agree with you about he niche thing. I really wish more...
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    Re: Flankers... when ideas run out?

    The thing with flankers is, they automatically generate money. They don't need to advertise flankers, they just throw them on the shelves at department stores, and people buy them like nothing. Let's...
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    Re: Chrome Legend or Nautical Voyage?

    Haven't tried Legend. Personally I don't much care for Nautica Voyage.. ya it has great longevity, ya it's cheap. There's just something about it.. like too much aquatic and citrus notes packed into...
  93. Re: The Most Hated 3: Of Your Wife, Girlfriend, or Significant Other

    Past girlfriends.. First that comes to mind as most hated was Dunhill Desire. I remember one girl saying it smelled like sweat. I think I got 3-5 negative remarks over the years from it. Other than...
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    How rare is this?

    I totally forgot I have this in my collection. If you guys remember some years back, you could always buy the 1 oz Mugler A*Men refillable bottles for like 20-30 bucks on discount sites, sometimes...
  95. Re: Favorite fragrance from Thierry Mugler?

    Pure Chili/Taste of Fragrance is by far my favorite, I love the use of chili/paprika in it.

    B*Men, A*Men, Pure Malt I also own and are all pretty good solid 4-5 star fragrances.

    Pure Shot I own...
  96. Re: It's unpopular, but you love it. What is it and why?

    I heard from somebody, forgot who that it has a pretty good grapefruit note. I would actually blind buy the Sport version, but I am afraid this one will be in fact redundant. (Not to The Essence, but...
  97. Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    Picked up a 1 oz Sean John I Am King for under 10 bucks at Marshall's. Nice little fruity scent. Reminds me of a better version of Escada Sunset Heat, mixed with Jordan Flight.
  98. Re: Calvin Klein's "Reveal Man" Will Be Great

    I can't speak on Gold, because I haven't tried it. CK One Summer 2014 though, which is the latest "One Summer" isn't worth retail to me because longevity is so bad. It smells like Malibu Bay Rum...
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    Re: Today I bought: March 2015

    No. 032 Bay Rum by C.O. Bigelow

    http://www.bigelowchemists.com/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/b/0/b032b.jpg

    Really looking forward to this. Was happy to...
  100. Re: It's unpopular, but you love it. What is it and why?

    My SOTD Porsche Design The Essence. Why do I love it, because it's actually great quality, sporty, yet still refined and classy.. Oh an I LOVE cypress and juniper notes. On top of that, it gets...
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