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    any reviews of this new gaza m75 perfume?

    http://news.yahoo.com/gaza-perfume-sales-soar-rocket-name-214159748.html
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  3. Re: wth? how is Drakkar Noir still a top selling frag?! this entire top selling list on amazon makes

    Oh you're right. Way more niche scents in the EDP section.
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    Re: Does anyone here wear Mambo?

    Oh good so Howard might not hate all frags; it's just that Mambo stinks.

    Is it Kouros-esque?
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    Re: Does anyone here wear Mambo?

    It's Ronnie's signature scent. I have no idea why.
  6. Re: wth? how is Drakkar Noir still a top selling frag?! this entire top selling list on amazon makes

    But these lists are based on actual sales. These are the frags people actually buy and wear.

    And who is wearing Kouros? I haven't smelled that on anyone, ever.
  7. wth? how is Drakkar Noir still a top selling frag?! this entire top selling list on amazon makes no

    sense

    http://www.amazon.com/gp/bestsellers/beauty/363236011/ref=pd_zg_hrsr_bt_1_4_last#2

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    FCUK HIM is a top selling frag!!! wow just wow!!!

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    Does anyone here wear Mambo?

    Ronnie the Limo Driver from the Howard Stern show apparently bathes in it, and Howard is repulsed.

    What does it smell like?
  9. Re: You people realize that real smells are infinitely better than fake ones, right?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T55ArHjeR1c
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    Re: Should I buy Armani Code again?

    I wouldn't have purchased it the first time.
  11. Re: You people realize that real smells are infinitely better than fake ones, right?

    Exactly.
  12. You people realize that real smells are infinitely better than fake ones, right?

    Today I took the time to smell the twix bar I was eating. I actually put it up to my nose and smelled it like it was a fragrance, and it blew away any chocolate gourmand you can think of. A simple 99...
  13. Re: New lince launched: Sentifique from Switzerland launces four fragrances

    No stickers? Well they have bond no. 9 beat.
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    Re: Chandler Burr Untitled S01E06

    Can you post the frag names in addition to the links? tx.
  15. Re: Woman was wearing so much perfume the smell stayed on me for like an hour afterwards!

    "The next day, he told me the guys in the shop razzed him all afternoon about having a girlfriend."

    Was he a priest?
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    Re: Chandler Burr Untitled S01E06

    Can I get a summary of the first five? Is there a thread or website with that information?
  17. Creed doesn't seem to have any patchouli based frags

    Odd, no?
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    Re: pleaz halp - CREED fakes are getting BRILLIANT

    There is always one such thread on the first page of Male Fragrances.
  19. Re: Woman was wearing so much perfume the smell stayed on me for like an hour afterwards!

    He wears A*Men when playing soccer?
  20. Woman was wearing so much perfume the smell stayed on me for like an hour afterwards!

    At the grocery store, an Indian woman was wearing something. I don't know what it was; it was flowery. Never got closer than two feet from her.

    Thirty minutes later I'm on my couch and I realized...
  21. Re: Original youtube reviewers - pretty cool guys, fun to watch; new batch - nerds, awkward, dorks,

    I decided to cancel all my subscriptions to bad reviewers (nerds, people who you can't understand . . .)

    I guess I realized there's no need to subscribe to every single fragrance reviewer.
  22. Re: New lince launched: Sentifique from Switzerland launces four fragrances

    There are wayyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy too many fragrance lines.

    Why are there like as 100x as many frags now than, say, in the 70s or 80s? Maybe 1000x.

    Back then, if there was a new frag - it...
  23. Re: Original youtube reviewers - pretty cool guys, fun to watch; new batch - nerds, awkward, dorks,

    One other complaint -- a lot of the new reviewers are foreigners or new immigrants who speak english so poorly that you can't understand what they're saying.
  24. Re: Original youtube reviewers - pretty cool guys, fun to watch; new batch - nerds, awkward, dorks,

    See none of the ones listed above as good are the ones I'm talking about. Those are all retired folks from the prior batch of reviewers
  25. Original youtube reviewers - pretty cool guys, fun to watch; new batch - nerds, awkward, dorks, weir

    Does anyone else agree?

    I want to watch youtube reviews, but sometimes I'll look at these loser oddballs and think, "why do you have a camera in front of you?"

    There's a few cool new reviewers...
  26. Machine that creates the scent of any fragrance currently on the market; helpful way of saving money

    It's called the Basenotes fragrance directory + your imagination. Use it.
  27. Tried Old Spice for the first time - it's not bad; reminds me of D&G The One

    Also tried Jovan Musk, but I can barely smell JM.
  28. Re: I just discovered why 1 or 2mls of spilled GIT made my entire apartment smell of it

    Update.

    After discovering the spill, I used paper towels / windex etc. to clean it up as best as I could although obviously some must have seeped into the wood fibers.

    It's now been about a...
  29. Re: Interesting story about YSL Kouros popped up in the google fragrance news feed

    :(

    at least I'm trying to provide material.
  30. Interesting story about YSL Kouros popped up in the google fragrance news feed

    http://english.farsnews.com/newstext.php?nn=9106061586
  31. Re: I just discovered why 1 or 2mls of spilled GIT made my entire apartment smell of it

    True true. I bet the pirate on Family Guy with wooden arms and legs gets incredible sillage/longevity.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uwl80un9J7c
  32. I just discovered why 1 or 2mls of spilled GIT made my entire apartment smell of it

    The 1 or 2 mls I spilled while decanting into a travel atomizer had nothing to do with. My backup bottle of GIT, way back on my shelf, had broken. I had purchased it when I saw a good deal online. A...
  33. Spilled like 1 or 2mls of Creed GIT on my kitchen counter, my entire apartment smells of it

    This stuff is powerful and long lasting. I think the fact that it's a hot day has something to do with it.

    Did I mention that I spilled this YESTERDAY?

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    P.S. I don't...
  34. Re: weird, I sprayed kouros and it smells fresh, citrusy, chalky, clean and r

    (the "r" that got cut off was "refined")

    I wonder how this "Kouros smells like poop" story got started in the first place.
  35. weird, I sprayed kouros and it smells fresh, citrusy, chalky, clean and r

    It doesn't smell animalic or dirty.
  36. Finally tried Polo Green - what in the he** man?!?!

    This is worse than Bijan Men. I felt like I was choking from the fumes. You could literally, and I mean literally, torture people with this. Did kids actually wear this in high school? It just goes...
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    Blekh synthetic frags are so awful

    My entire collection consists of a whole bunch of Creeds and a few other rare niche scents, plus some 80s powerhouses that I like.

    But basically all of my stuff smells natural, meaning that when...
  38. Reasonably simple do-it-yourself formula to create a "sport" version of ANY fragrance

    1. Spray 1/2 to 1 spray on your forearm.

    2. VERY QUICKLY rub it into to both of your forearms, front and back. Rub it in good.

    3. Voila - you'll have "sport" style sillage/projection.

    You're...
  39. Fragrances that you didn't like at first, but then liked after a weeks of trying it

    The problem is that if someone smells these on you, their impression will probably match your initial impression and not the impression you gained after wearing it for weeks. So should first...
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    Re: Fahrenheit - true story

    How many sprays?
  41. Left a decant out in my kitchen shelf, it's slowly evaporating!

    It's stored in about 80 degree heat with exposure to indirect sunlight. Store your fragrances in the refrigerator!
  42. Which fragrance house is the biggest a-hole? (measured by copying, overcharging, lack of supply, oth

    er . . .)

    This thread cements bond no. 9 as the winner for me http://www.basenotes.net/threads/204231-Bond-No-9-An-End-to-Peace-on-Earth-and-Don-t-Go-Down-by-My-Riverside

    I knew they copied...
  43. Anyone else go from liking Pure Malt to not caring about it enough to buy a bottle?

    It is still up on TM store but I don't want it.
  44. Which colognes are in your work rotation, and where do you work?

    I work in an office.

    Creed Original Vetiver, Creed Millesime Imperial, Kurkdjian Pour Le Matin, Malle Geranium Pour Monsieur

    I tried to wear Royal Oud once but it was too strong.

    Also, do...
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    Re: Your Top 5 As Of Right Now

    In no particular order.

    Kurkdjian Pour Le Matin
    Creed Millesime Imperial
    Creed Original Vetiver
    Malle Geranium Pour Monsieur
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    Re: Kerosene Fragrances, Honest Opinions?

    I've never tried any of his frags, but I agree with this sentiment. I am pretty sure that people are giving him a boost because he was a reviewer himself, and thus giving his fragrances a higher...
  47. Re: Van Cleef Arpels Tsar - starts off like mix of Vintage Tabarome + Invasion Barbare + Tobacco Van

    Any chance I could have gotten a fake? I paid $30 off the internet for a tester which is the going rate, from an Ebay seller with like 7000 positive reviews.
  48. Van Cleef Arpels Tsar - starts off like mix of Vintage Tabarome + Invasion Barbare + Tobacco Vanille

    twenty minutes it smells like light smoke and fish. The opening is rich with leather, sweetness, smoke, citrus . . . but the mid-note and dry down smells subtly like fish to me.

    Does anyone else...
  49. Re: Got the L'eta Libre d'Orange sampler, tried all 16, house is seriously overrated; then I read th

    OK spent another session with them. A few of them.

    Vrai Blond - Meh. I'll have to try this again.

    I don't swallow - This is a good feminine floral.

    I am a man - Ripoff of Bois Du Portugal.
    ...
  50. Re: Which house is the biggest copycat - Bond no. 9 or Sean John?

    It's widely known that Davidoff copied Creed.
  51. Re: Which house is the biggest copycat - Bond no. 9 or Sean John?

    My point was that I didn't identify fire island aywhere in my post, and thus starshipvelcro's suggesting that fire island is the ATB66 clone proves that fire island smells like ATB66, despite his...
  52. Re: Which house is the biggest copycat - Bond no. 9 or Sean John?

    "Fire Island doesn't smell like At the Beach 1966 to me"

    Who said Fire Island was the clone? Busted.

    Wall Street definitely does not smell like Millesime Imperial.
  53. Which house is the biggest copycat - Bond no. 9 or Sean John?

    I mean Sean John ripped off one or maybe two Creeds, but Bond No. 9 ripped off
    - Green irish Tweed
    - At the Beach 1966

    I can verify the above. They are shameless ripoffs.

    I've also heard...
  54. Re: Got the L'eta Libre d'Orange sampler, tried all 16, house is seriously overrated; then I read th

    crap my sample pack doesn't have that for some reason.
  55. Re: Got the L'eta Libre d'Orange sampler, tried all 16, house is seriously overrated; then I read th

    P.S. I give LLDO credit for putting out these samplers. I wish more houses would do that, but I guess it would cut into their profit line.
  56. Re: Got the L'eta Libre d'Orange sampler, tried all 16, house is seriously overrated; then I read th

    I'll give them all many more re-smellings so perhaps I'll change my assessment, but that definitely will not happen with secretions. That is ridiculously foul. It smells like something we were...
  57. Re: Got the L'eta Libre d'Orange sampler, tried all 16, house is seriously overrated; then I read th

    P.S. Secretions Magnifique starts off smelling like interesting flowers then after about a minute turns into something that will very seriously make you want to throw up. Think of salmonella, left...
  58. Got the L'eta Libre d'Orange sampler, tried all 16, house is seriously overrated; then I read their

    descriptions and I thought it was a good house. Then I realized that's dumb and went back to saying the house is wayyyy overrated. It's basically crap with good marketing.

    best website of any...
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    A fun website to surf

    http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=sr_pg_1?rh=n%3A3760911%2Ck%3A%22perfume+impression#/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Dbeauty&field-keywords=%22perfume+impression%22&rh=n%3A3760911%2Ck%3A%22perfume+impress...
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    Re: blekh Bond No. 9 fire island is awful

    Now I kind of like it. The drydown sort of smells like something you might find in the Gendarme line. I don't think it's beachy but it's kind of a take on a clean scent.
  61. Al from Street Scents is wrong about rubbing it in

    Sometimes it's good to rub a fragrance in. For example, the Patou Pour Homme thread got me curious about my Bijan Men, which supposedly smells like PPH. However, Bijan is too strong to just spray, so...
  62. Re: My girlfriends reaction to Millesime Imperial...

    What the hell?
  63. Re: Massive Patou Pour Homme 3 oz bottle dump on ebay !

    That's not really that great a deal.

    Also, I heard Patou Pour Homme smells like Bijan Men, which goes for 1/10th of the price.
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    Re: blekh Bond No. 9 fire island is awful

    Bond No. 9 seems like they just put out uninspired cheapish smelling, but strong, scents to turn a buck.

    Their bottles are also cheap. I'm not saying all brands should have Kilian level bottles,...
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    blekh Bond No. 9 fire island is awful

    I'm so tired of wasting money on Bond fragrances due to their marketing and hype. I enjoyed tropical scents like VIW or Millesime Imperial so I decided to get this, and it smells nothing like the...
  66. Re: Considering purchasing Creed Bois Du Portugal from Beauty Encounter

    BdP doesn't really expire because it's a strong scent, so you'll be fine even if they send you an old bottle.
  67. Creed is so far ahead of the game that it takes you months to "get" them

    When I first smelled Royal Oud I was like, "wtf there's no oud in this what the hell?"

    Now I get it. There is oud in there if you know where to find it, but it's not just oud. Anyone can create...
  68. Creed Vintage Tabarome is not very different from Aramis

    Aramis is much stronger, but dab a tiny bit of Aramis on your hand and it will smell like a spray of vintage tabarome.
  69. Re: Molecule 01 by Escentric Molecules (WHAT IN THE WORLD - COMPLEMENTS GALORE)

    Damn really? It's stuff like this that pisses me off because it never happens to me.

    1. Where exactly did you spray it, and how many sprays?

    2. What clothing were you wearing?

    3. Are you...
  70. Re: Stored my sweaters in a chest with mothballs; I open the chest and they smell like Creed Windsor

    Yet, you're not splitting it. Even though you're splitting a ton of other Creeds.
  71. Stored my sweaters in a chest with mothballs; I open the chest and they smell like Creed Windsor

    I open my storage chest for the winter weather, and all my sweaters smell like Creed Windsor. Someone played a very expensive practical joke on me.

    But really, what the hell Creed. Mothballs? This...
  72. Re: My new VIW smells mostly of sugar, a little coconut and rum and almost no lime. Should I be happ

    Never mind about the lack of longevity. I think I was smelling it too much.
  73. Re: My new VIW smells mostly of sugar, a little coconut and rum and almost no lime. Should I be happ

    No way. Aventus is horrible. A cologne head who wore odd stuff to work every day, without any problems, got sent home for wearing Aventus. That's how bad it is. Based on that experiment it's the...
  74. Re: My new VIW smells mostly of sugar, a little coconut and rum and almost no lime. Should I be happ

    The lime added a hint of sophistication and professionalism to the VIW. This batch is all party.
  75. Re: My new VIW smells mostly of sugar, a little coconut and rum and almost no lime. Should I be happ

    The internet. I'm sure it's real.
  76. Re: My new VIW smells mostly of sugar, a little coconut and rum and almost no lime. Should I be happ

    omg this has horrible longevity too. DAMN YOU CREED!
  77. Re: My new VIW smells mostly of sugar, a little coconut and rum and almost no lime. Should I be happ

    I mean lime.
  78. My new VIW smells mostly of sugar, a little coconut and rum and almost no lime. Should I be happy?

    It's batch no. A6210M01

    I liked the pungent lemon. My last bottle of VIW was a very citrusy scent.
  79. Re: Ohhh man now I have to spend money on Dior's new expensive line? There are too many niche lines

    So they won't get me sent home from work like that awful Aventus? (...
  80. Re: Ohhh man now I have to spend money on Dior's new expensive line? There are too many niche lines

    Link if anyone doesn't know what I'm referring to http://www.dior.com/beauty/usa/en/women_fragrance_and_men_fragrance_by_christian_dio/lacollection/our_exclusive_collection/lcollectionexclusive.html
  81. Ohhh man now I have to spend money on Dior's new expensive line? There are too many niche lines now

    30 years ago there were like two dozen colognes, total. Now there are hundreds.

    Is Dior's new line worth it?
  82. Re: If anyone's looking for a deal on gucci, fahrenheit aqua and l'instant de guerlain

    Alright just stop spamming all of my threads.
  83. Re: Anyone here have both Creed Royal Oud and Gucci Pour Homme II? Do they smell similar?

    I think I smell GPH II behind the dust and smoke of Royal Oud, but yes overall they're different.
  84. Re: If anyone's looking for a deal on gucci, fahrenheit aqua and l'instant de guerlain

    If you could get the prices you wanted for your frags, you would have put them on Ebay.

    You only put stuff on Ebay if you can get more than you would on here. For example, earlier you posted...
  85. Re: Name the four coldest, inhuman, emotionless, robotic fragrances in your collection

    I was going to list Chrome, but I don't have it in my collection.
  86. Anyone here have both Creed Royal Oud and Gucci Pour Homme II? Do they smell similar?

    I think Royal Oud is a dustier, smokier version of GPH II.
  87. Re: Name the four coldest, inhuman, emotionless, robotic fragrances in your collection

    It's a relative scale. They don't need to be completely void of such things, just possess the least of them among your collection.

    Besides, if you had no answer to what you thought was the...
  88. Name the four coldest, inhuman, emotionless, robotic fragrances in your collection

    1. Molecule 02
    2. Molecule 01
    3. Heeley Menthe Fraiche
    4. Heeley Sel Marin
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    Re: Similar scents to Fahrenheit

    This is the closest you'll get. It's a knockoff made by Dorall (all they make are knockoffs).

    http://www.amazon.com/DORALL-COLLECTION-RED-WILD-HOT/dp/B0014WONJM

    You can get it for as little as...
  90. Re: I still don't understand why perfumers add a tiny bit of water to each bottle

    That seems doubtful, because they only add a tiny bit of water and alcohol isn't that expensive.
  91. I still don't understand why perfumers add a tiny bit of water to each bottle

    I understand why perfumers add

    1. alcohol (to make the notes project),

    2. carrier oils like DPG (to make the notes last longer)

    But why does every bottle of perfume have like 5% H2O in it?...
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    Re: Crazy cheap fragrances.

    You probably won't need a full bottle, so go to ebay (or maybe TPC but TPC is expensive) and get yourself a few decants. For $30 you can get a pure malt and a l'instant extreme.
  93. Re: If anyone's looking for a deal on gucci, fahrenheit aqua and l'instant de guerlain

    Says the person with a sales thread asking 25% to 50% more than he could get on Ebay - where an auction process ensures fair prices - and where they offer buyer protection. *rolls eyes*
  94. Re: If anyone's looking for a deal on gucci, fahrenheit aqua and l'instant de guerlain

    Thanks I will. And please keep spamming my threads and the board so you can advertise your trade list.
  95. Re: If anyone's looking for a deal on gucci, fahrenheit aqua and l'instant de guerlain

    My point was that if you listed your bottles on Ebay, most of them would get $2 to $5. Instead, you put them in a huge list underneath which you wrote that you want "Invasion Barbare" and "Frapin...
  96. Re: Just got my Bijan Men, it is by far the strongest fragrance I have ever smelled

    You can buy it really cheap on ebay so there's not much risk. Someone is selling it new, for $12 including shipping.

    My only concern is that I will somehow get used to it, and decide to wear it...
  97. Re: If anyone's looking for a deal on gucci, fahrenheit aqua and l'instant de guerlain

    You just don't like people having options other than your swap/sales thread.
  98. Re: If anyone's looking for a deal on gucci, fahrenheit aqua and l'instant de guerlain

    I mean there's a specific listing I saw where you could these very cheap. It wasn't a general statement about Ebay.
  99. If anyone's looking for a deal on gucci, fahrenheit aqua and l'instant de guerlain

    They're cheap on ebay. You'll have to search though since I can't post links.

    Edit: Now they're all gone. There are still some so so deals on there though.
  100. Re: Just got my Bijan Men, it is by far the strongest fragrance I have ever smelled

    I should say it doesn't smell bad. I think it smells exactly like Commes Des Garcons 2 Man + Pine Car air freshner + some magic ingredient to make it project like an atomic bomb. The incredible...
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