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    Re: Best of the 80's?

    http://www.basenotes.net/ID26120716.html

    Read what is in parenthesis next to the name.

    It's written as 1985 in lots of places. Either that's one huge conspiracy theory that has legs and has...
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    Re: Best of the 80's?

    That was one of my favorites from the 80's as well. :thumbsup:
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    Re: Best of the 80's?

    Top 5 (no particular order)

    Creed Green Irish Tweed (1985)
    Ralph Lauren Polo (1978, but considered an "80's" scent)
    Dior Fahrenheit (1988)
    Armani Eau Pour Homme (1984)
    Drakkar Noir (1982)
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    Re: Best of the 90's?

    Fwiw, Cool Water came out in 1988.[/QUOTE]

    Yeah, but it didn't gain in popularity and become known to the fragrance world until sometime in the early 90's ('92, was when I was introduced to it in...
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    Re: I need help verifying a fake?

    Do I detect a hint of sarcasm? Maybe just a hint? :grin:
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    Re: I need help verifying a fake?

    Because most men aren't grossed out or intimidated by a picture of a male torso. Also, they probably enjoy it's aroma.[/QUOTE]

    Actually, I have a better answer. Because, for me personally, I...
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    Re: Dior Homme Parfum!?!?

    Dude....I agree 100%. I enjoyed the sample that I had of this one, thanks to a very generous BNer....and while I liked the scent and could thoroughly appreciate it's quality....ultimately, it's not...
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    Re: Blind buy mistake? Hermes Bel Ami

    I take no pleasure in being right. I really wanted to like it too, I did...it just wasn't to be.

    Bel Ami Vetiver is not only tolerable, but fairly enjoyable....and one I could actually see myself...
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    Re: Macy's fragrance counter sales associates.

    I actually have a better idea, for all those irritated by SA's at Macy's and other department stores.

    STOP GOING IN THE STORES!

    There. Problem solved.
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    Re: Perry Ellis Citron

    I like the note breakdown as well....and would like to give this one a try myself....mainly because



    ^ This one really caught my attention. If I didn't have Bleu de Chanel already, I might...
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    Perry Ellis Citron

    http://www.basenotes.net/ID26145519.html

    Notes sound kind of interesting. Has anybody tried this one?
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    Re: Sports Fragrance Suggestions?

    Polo Blue
    Eternity Aqua
    Azzaro Chrome Sport
    Zegna Z
    Burberry Sport

    are a few that haven't been mentioned, but would be worth checking out.
  13. Re: Viktor and Rolf Antidote officially discontinued

    I hope that this one IS being reintroduced.....but I'm just a little skeptical. I mean, new fragrances begin a marketing/ad campaign MONTHS before they hit the shelves. We started hearing about...
  14. Re: Viktor and Rolf Antidote officially discontinued

    Yes, that's true....but there was word on the street that they were, in fact, doing just that. Members of forums were providing links to articles that were talking about it. I just Googled Viktor...
  15. Re: Viktor and Rolf Antidote officially discontinued

    I'm sorry.....but this sounds very odd to me. A product that has been "discontinued" a few years back.....from out of nowhere.....is all of a sudden "showing up again" at various retailers???? ...
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    Re: why is it that sales clerks do this?

    As usual....people are mistakenly viewing a company (or companies, considering the vendor AND retailer involved here) as bottomless pits of money.....and employees as nothing but corrupt SOB's and...
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    Re: Difference of sex

    Yep.....well said, Renato. :thumbup:
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    Re: Which fragrances are brothers?

    I was at Walgreens a couple of weeks ago, and tried Brut Special Reserve....and I swear, the first thing I thought of was Rive Gauche. I think the resemblance between the classic But and Rive Gauche...
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    Re: polo red intense

    I've worn it twice. First time, not expecting much....it pleasantly surprised me. Second time, thinking "I liked this OK before"...it underwhelmed me. Performance both times was excellent. Scent...
  20. Poll: Re: Are Female Compliment Getter Fragrances Entirely Unnecessary???

    I don't know, man...I've seen some pretty nasty looking U2 fan-babes that didn't do much for me, while some Whitesnake fan-chicks were pretty hot. :cheesy:
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    Poll: Re: What Are Men Wearing Nowadays???

    I believe the results of the poll thus far... are surprisingly pretty accurate. I believe the majority (close to 2/3rds - easily 60+%) wore no scent/aftershave/deordorant/body spray, while a fairly...
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    Re: Why does Fahrenheit smell like gasoline?

    It's hit or miss for me. Very same bottle....yet, sometimes I *DO smell the gasoline...other times, I don't. I don't know why, what, or how that is the case....but just like certain fragrances last...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I can't answer....because I've never smelled it. Unfortunately.

    Looking at the notes....it looks....interesting. There's a lot of stuff I like (leather, beeswax, all the wood including cedar and...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I've been a registered forum member for about 4 and a half years.....and the last couple of years, I have realized the above highlighted in bold more than anybody else, I think. I constantly see men...
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    Re: What tobacco fragrances for summer?

    Tom Ford for Men, Gucci Pour Homme II, Dolce & Gabbana Pour Homme.....to name a few.
  26. Re: Does spraying cologne on your face or head make your hair GRAY faster?

    Same here.

    Although, if spraying on hair makes the hair turn grey faster....then wouldn't an awful lot of guys have "grey-haired forearms"? The hair on my arms is still dark as ever, so based off...
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    Poll: Re: Dior homme parfum vs spice bomb

    The sheep are out tonight (LOL)
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    Poll: Re: Dior homme parfum vs spice bomb

    I'll have to raise my hand, since I tend to disagree. Somewhat.

    In my opinion....DHP is the better scent, and the one that I would choose to own.

    HOWEVER.....

    Performance for Spicebomb ON...
  29. Re: Which house or brand has the most beautiful bottle and packaging?

    A couple of people mentioned the Dior Homme bottles, and someone else mentioned the Dior Prive line....and those are excellent choices....but I would just say that Dior, as a whole, has very nice...
  30. Re: Better compliments getter then bleu de chanel? (for summer)

    Put me down as YET ANOTHER person who receives several unsolicited compliments on Versace Pour Homme. Mostly in the summer/warmer weather, but I've even worn it on the dead of winter and received a...
  31. Re: All 3 Coach Leatherware Mens Scents on sale for $48 each (95ml EDP) (soon to be discontinued)

    Glad to hear that you like them. :thumbsup:

    I didn't like No. 2 enough to buy a bottle, but No.1 has practically overtaken No. 3 as my favorite. If nothing else, it's now neck and neck....but I...
  32. Re: Help me decide which discontinued one i get

    Never smelled M7 Fresh, but I have worn Antidote before....if I had a chance to get a bottle of Antidote, I absolutely would!
  33. Re: My Shoprunner does not work on Frag Net anymore

    I used to be an Account Manager for a regional meat and deli products company in the late 90's, and my primary account was Fleming Foods Warehouse located in Goodlettsville, TN. Fleming had reps...
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    Re: FAHRENHEIT: a visual guide (1988-2015)

    Don't blame you. I tend to avoid eBay for most fragrances myself....especially if they are attempting to sell something they call "vintage".

    By the way...I guess this thread apparently isn't for...
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    Re: FAHRENHEIT: a visual guide (1988-2015)

    I have a bottle from 2011 that is potent as hell! I spray one to the chest under a shirt, and usually don't wear it unless it's really cold out (i.e. - that means, I'm also wearing a jacket). Along...
  36. Poll: Re: Memorable father's Fragrance to remember you by?

    That's what I was thinking as well.
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    Re: Viva la Juicy Gold? Any good?

    Jeremy Fragrance sure seems to like it. I saw his review of it on YouTube and watched for a goof. He liked it so much, I swear, I thought he was going to wear it himself (LOL)!
  38. Re: My Shoprunner does not work on Frag Net anymore

    My guess is most businesses that sell physical, tangible products. It's not only end of month, but end of the first quarter of the fiscal calendar year for 2015.
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    Re: FAHRENHEIT: a visual guide (1988-2015)

    Good question. It's difficult to tell...especially when so many people are convinced that there has been a reformulation sometime during the 4th bottle's production run, I've heard numerous people...
  40. Re: All 3 Coach Leatherware Mens Scents on sale for $48 each (95ml EDP) (soon to be discontinued)

    OK....after looking at your collection, I could have told you beforehand that this one would NOT be to your liking. I wondered if you had a bit of a "sweet tooth" when it came to scents, and you...
  41. Re: All 3 Coach Leatherware Mens Scents on sale for $48 each (95ml EDP) (soon to be discontinued)

    Me either. And I'm not a fan of those type notes either.



    Agreed.

    I also wish the longevity was a bit longer, but for a "night out" type of scent, it's fine.
  42. Re: How much do you think presentation/packaging impact your choice of a perfume

    RE: the entire presentation (box, bottle, advertising campaign)

    In terms of an actual purchase/ownership? Very little to none.

    In terms of INTEREST....as in, peaking my interest and intrigue...
  43. Re: Bottega Veneta Pour Homme Extreme ~ new fragrance

    Bummer. Considering that the scent of the original was quite nice, but the performance was quite abysmal....and that's very disappointing to hear. I'll still try it if I stumble across it, but I...
  44. Re: Bottega Veneta Pour Homme Extreme ~ new fragrance

    Let me follow up with one word: expound
  45. Re: DHS 2008 vs 2012 - not to beat the dead horse but...

    FIXED :thumbsup:

    FWIW....I don't remember the '08 version's performance when I tested it before it was discontinued....but simply the fact that I don't remember it probably means that it wasn't...
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    Re: Kenneth Cole Mankind - Ultimate

    Irony of ironies.....I sampled Reaction just last night, since it had been a while since I had smelled it.....and I thought that it was really nice as well. I actually think I may like it a little...
  47. Re: Do you think we have too many forum police?

    Sometimes there does need to be some input from others whenever someone obviously crosses the line, depending on the severity of the incident. HOWEVER....the problem is, sometimes I'm not so sure...
  48. Re: All 3 Coach Leatherware Mens Scents on sale for $48 each (95ml EDP) (soon to be discontinued)

    I'm still in the early stages of truly discovering how to best apply this one, but judging from the early results it seems that doubling up on a particular area (or few areas) as opposed to going for...
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    Re: NEW: Giorgio Armani Acqua di Gio Profumo

    Ziffy....your thoughts and experience with Essenza mimics mine, regarding both the opening and drydown. While the drydown of Essenza doesn't make me sick (LOL), it isn't as enjoyable as the opening...
  50. Re: The Most Hated 3: Of Your Wife, Girlfriend, or Significant Other

    Some I've worn which have evoked strong negative reactions from women are Terre D'Hermes, Guerlain Homme L'Eau Boisee and Bvlgari Man....which all have VETIVER as the primary note. Vetiver is...
  51. Re: The Top 3: Of Your Wife, Girlfriend, or Significant Other

    Not so fast, my friend.

    I met a woman last night, and as we were talking in the parking lot....she commented "You ("I") smell good. What is that...Acqua di Gio?" To which I replied, "No, you're...
  52. Re: It's unpopular, but you love it. What is it and why?

    Fair enough. That makes sense (no pun intended). :thumbsup:

    I guess - personally - I was just hoping for more answers like the ones where people are saying something like "Curve"...because the...
  53. Re: It's unpopular, but you love it. What is it and why?

    After reading the responses in this thread....I think the title should have stated "It doesn't get a lot of love, but you love it. What is it and why?" Reason being....nearly all of the ones named...
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    Re: GIORGIO ARMANI Acqua Di Gio Blue Edition

    Did you try this one, hednic? And if so....what did you think? The same as the original? Different? Slight difference?
  55. Poll: Re: Allure Homme Sport vs Versace Pour Homme (Vote)

    I can't help but chuckle a little when I see people say that "Allure Homme Sports lasts way longer than the Versace".

    Yeah...on YOUR skin.

    I have tried Allure Homme Sport SEVERAL times....and...
  56. Re: Viktor and Rolf Antidote officially discontinued

    Maybe V&R can take a break from all of the constant Spicebomb obsession and concentrate on releasing a flanker for this one instead......
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    Re: What's definitely masculine is.. grossness?

    Thank you.

    My guess is he is opposed politically in nature. Perhaps it even described the moderator that deleted it. But you are right....it wasn't mean spirited, it didn't attack anyone, and it...
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    Re: What's definitely masculine is.. grossness?

    Uhhh....where did my comment go?

    I didn't "attack" anybody. I simply laid out the case for WHY "masculine" isn't "popular" these days. There was absolutely NO need to delete MY post.

    The...
  59. Re: All 3 Coach Leatherware Mens Scents on sale for $48 each (95ml EDP) (soon to be discontinued)

    Congrats :thumbsup: I hope you like and enjoy them...and think that you will!



    Congrats, Scott...and FWIW....your impression of them is very closely related to mine. Your description pretty...
  60. Re: Any recommendations for a vanilla based frag?

    Dior Fahrenheit Le Parfum. A nice, boozy, masculine, bourbon vanilla.
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    Re: Carolina Herrera "Herrera for Men"

    It's been a few years since I smelled it, but I liked it the last time that I tried it. I need to revisit that one, though....because I've heard that it's been reformulated, and supposedly the...
  62. Re: Cheap 80s powerhouses - One Man Show vs Krizia Uomo vs Oscar Pour Lui vs Tsar vs Aramis vs etc

    Here's a suggestion:

    36110

    Zino by Davidoff

    This is the current/reformulation (Block style "Davidoff" lettering)....but if you can find the vintage (with cursive lettering), even (much)...
  63. Re: It's unpopular, but you love it. What is it and why?

    Until recently, there had been no talk what so ever about the Coach Leatherware scents (No.'s 1, 2, and 3). I don't think they are unpopular in a negative sense as much as they are simply unknown. ...
  64. Re: All 3 Coach Leatherware Mens Scents on sale for $48 each (95ml EDP) (soon to be discontinued)

    Uhhhh.......no.

    Rest assured, that person probably thinks comparing it to Aramis was their way of either showing extreme praise (in case they seem to think that Aramis was some sort of 'Holy...
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    Re: Aventus Blind Buy

    Thanks for that bit of info. Aventus is one that.....if I found at the right price, and I trusted the seller.....I would like to have. But I had the advantage of having smelled and sampled it a...
  66. Re: Would you sell a Vintage (expensive) fragrance so you could pick up a few NEWER scents ?

    The ONLY (and I mean ONLY) reason I would have a bottle of something "vintage...that I never wear" is if it was wrapped in the original cellophane or was hardly used / 98% full, I had every intention...
  67. Re: All 3 Coach Leatherware Mens Scents on sale for $48 each (95ml EDP) (soon to be discontinued)

    I would say.....No. 1 probably smells more like a brand new, never used before glove for sale in a sporting goods store a little more than No. 3. No. 3 might be more to your liking since it probably...
  68. Re: I have discovered the "come hither" holy grail ... Lancome Hypnôse Homme!

    Bravo Francolino!![/QUOTE]

    Let me guess....you were the "friend" he gave it to.

    Otherwise, I'm not sure I understand how or why that deserves a "Bravo"...but if you do,...well, good for you!;)
  69. Re: All 3 Coach Leatherware Mens Scents on sale for $48 each (95ml EDP) (soon to be discontinued)

    Also...FWIW....the "baseball glove leather" accord that they're referring to is probably meant to convey the impression of a brand new, recently manufactured, never used before baseball glove hanging...
  70. Re: All 3 Coach Leatherware Mens Scents on sale for $48 each (95ml EDP) (soon to be discontinued)

    Thank you, very much, sig :thumbup: That's nice of you to say.

    I think you'll like and enjoy both!



    I agree that these three smell different, even though the same "baseball glove" leather...
  71. Re: All 3 Coach Leatherware Mens Scents on sale for $48 each (95ml EDP) (soon to be discontinued)

    Congrats, I think you'll like and be happy with it....but looking at your wardrobe, I have a feeling that you'd really like No. 3 better. Have you tried these, or was that a blind buy?
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I ventured in to an A&F store a few years ago and tried Fierce.....mainly because it's one scent that I have heard a lot of women, ranging in age from their 20's to about 50 (like you said) say that...
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    Re: Dior Homme Parfum!?!?

    Agreed, i'll make sure to not accidentally spray some on a jacket, I bet its permanent.[/QUOTE]

    Yep...this one's pretty nuclear. Which is why I said, several months earlier:



    Riding on a...
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    Re: Unisex, or... is it, really?

    Yep....just like G-strings and bras are very masculine, and are things that a guy can wear easily.

    Wait....:huh:



    Yeah, well...that's something I'll have to take your word on. I don't check...
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    Re: Dior Homme Parfum!?!?

    + 1
  76. Re: Bel Ami Vetiver - Quite possibly my new signature ??

    I'm also in the USA, and this is where I got my samples: http://theperfumedcourt.com/Products/Hermes-Bel-Ami-Vetiver__HermesBelVetiver.aspx

    I got two 1 ml samples totaling $11.90. With the $2.95...
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    Re: Polo Blue Layered With Eternity

    Sure...it's called Eternity Aqua. :laugh:
  78. Re: DHS 2008 vs 2012 - not to beat the dead horse but...

    I would disagree that "iris is the main player". Citron and ginger are more primary players in the 2012 version than iris, and the woody accord is more noticeable to my nose, and on my skin, as...
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    Re: D&G Intenso (New Fragrance)

    SmellyFinger...I believe you, and think that your assessment and opinion of this scent is genuine. I have no doubt that this is how YOU honestly and truly think and feel about it.

    But it does...
  80. Re: DHS 2008 vs 2012 - not to beat the dead horse but...

    Perhaps for the 2012 version of this particular scent...yes, it's possible. Like a bad blind date...it just may not be the right match.

    But I wouldn't say that your skin or skin are "bad"....just...
  81. Re: DHS 2008 vs 2012 - not to beat the dead horse but...

    On YOUR skin. To YOUR nose. Remember that!

    Skin and body chemistry plays such a HUGE, vital role in performance....so much so, it's not even funny. Too many people subscribe (erroneously, I...
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    Poll: Re: 200ml AdG or 75ml Essenza?

    I don't care what others say.....this is one that probably should be sampled. And by the person who will be wearing it...because ON ME....original AdG performs BETTER than Essenza. I bought my...
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    Re: Kenneth Cole Mankind - Ultimate

    A flanker? Already? For a scent that was released about a year and a half ago?

    Mankind is a nice scent. But I can't help to wonder if it sold so well that they jumped on releasing a flanker...
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    Re: Anyone feel this way about Davidoff's Zino?

    I don't get the TdH comparisons..at all! I don't think they're similar in the least! Especially since I went through 3 or 4 bottles of Zino in the 90's, and loved it.....yet used only about 4% of...
  85. Re: All 3 Coach Leatherware Mens Scents on sale for $48 each (95ml EDP) (soon to be discontinued)

    My guess (strictly a guess) is that they probably haven't sold like they had hoped or expected. Of course, I agree with VanillaCloud....that if they had done a better job of marketing them, they...
  86. Re: All 3 Coach Leatherware Mens Scents on sale for $48 each (95ml EDP) (soon to be discontinued)

    THIS^

    They're becoming more and more difficult to find, and my local Coach store is "holding" one (of No. 1) for me until tomorrow...and it's the last one. If they were going to be restocking, I...
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    Re: Anyone feel this way about Davidoff's Zino?

    Zino is one I haven't worn, outside of a spritz or two here or there while visiting a mall kiosk over the last half dozen years, since the 90's.

    BUT....

    I wore it A LOT during the 90's. And it...
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    Re: Funniest or oddest comparison...

    From two different bottles? Oh please, that's ridiculous.[/QUOTE]

    LMAO!!! Classic! :thumbsup:
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    Re: Blind buy mistake? Hermes Bel Ami

    I seriously doubt that, Chuck. I hope for your sake that you are right....but I seriously doubt that you will like it BETTER that BA Vetiver or any previous version of BA.
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    Re: Funniest or oddest comparison...

    You took the time to write that???

    Why even bother.....opening the thread or typing that little nothing to add to it?
  91. Poll: Re: Platinum Egoiste vs Terre D'Hermes Pure Parfum

    Thank you...because apparently, LHBI still doesn't...and apparently won't ever.



    I'm glad Remik gets it...because you're still having a little trouble. Nobody's talking about turning positives...
  92. Poll: Re: Platinum Egoiste vs Terre D'Hermes Pure Parfum

    This is the problem with a forum. WRITTEN WORDS aren't always understood correctly. I thought it was pretty self-explanatory what I wrote, but I guess not.

    But I still think you need to...
  93. Poll: Re: Platinum Egoiste vs Terre D'Hermes Pure Parfum

    You didn't, I did. Re-read MY post.
  94. Poll: Re: Platinum Egoiste vs Terre D'Hermes Pure Parfum

    I agree.[/QUOTE]

    I don't, and here's why.

    You and I agree on SOME things...perhaps even several. This is one where we don't. But does that mean that I automatically will distrust your nose in...
  95. Poll: Re: Platinum Egoiste vs Terre D'Hermes Pure Parfum

    See...I am just the opposite! I've never understood the cult following of Terre D'Hermes. I can honestly say...that Terre D'Hermes is one of the very few scents I've ever worn, that received...
  96. Re: Blind bought Havana, on the fence; what other Aramis to try?

    I feel the same way about Havana. I thought that it would be right up my alley, but sadly it wasn't. I only tried it once, though, so I may have to revisit this one some day.
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    Re: 'Goth' fragrance

    Fahrenheit Absolute
  98. Re: Why do companies "admit" reformulations by changing the packaging/bottle?

    In an industry governed by the IFRA....don't you think it's possible that this isn't a choice, but a practice that is MANDATED by such a governing body, whenever there is a change to an already...
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    Re: Macho and his big brother

    Hector Camacho would be proud.


    http://atlantablackstar.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/Hector-Macho-Camacho-250x378.png
  100. Re: All 3 Coach Leatherware Mens Scents on sale for $48 each (95ml EDP) (soon to be discontinued)

    Thanks for mentioning these, and for this thread. I made a trip to Coach yesterday, and they had testers for each so I tried all 3. I sprayed each on a separate sample strip and took them home with...
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