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  1. Smells like Trumper's Sandalwood Shaving Cream

    Hey everyone,

    I've recently started using Trumper's Sandalwood Shaving Cream and I find the scent to be absolutely intoxicating. I have also tried the Trumper Sandalwood Cologne but I don't like...
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    Re: Smells like Brut Deodorant?

    Same here, I wore it throughout high school and just started again!
    It really is great stuff.
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    Re: Smells like Brut Deodorant?

    Thanks for the suggestion!
    I've actually given the Rive Gauche a shot, not sure why, but it just wasn't for me. My gf liked it, but I couldn't get through the day with it on me for some reason...
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    Smells like Brut Deodorant?

    I've been looking for a cologne that is similar to the Brut Deodorant(the cylindrical shaped deodorant only, not deodorant/antiperspirant).

    I tried the obvious cologne, Brut cologne that is sold...
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    Brooks Brothers 1818

    Any comments/info/reviews of this scent?
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    Re: Trying to find something like...

    Thanks a lot!! I will definitely go try to find that.

    Also, any comments on the Art of Shaving Lemon Cologne?
    --------------------------------------
    After using the Roger and Gallet some more,...
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    Re: Trying to find something like...

    Thanks!

    I will try and check it out, do you know if Sephora carries it?
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    Trying to find something like...

    I just tried Roger and Gallet Vetyver at Caswell Massey and I really liked the first 5-10 minutes of it on my hand. It is probably the citrus that I'm attracted to but I'm not positive. I'm trying...
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    Re: My predicament...

    Ok,
    I take back that last comment after having it on for a few hours about the XS, think I'm going to have to get rid of this one.
    Hasn't really developed into anything I like. I love the Mania...
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    Re: My predicament...

    Hey guys,
    Just picked up a bottle of Paco Rabanne XS from Ross.

    I must say, its pretty good so far. I only sprayed it about 20 minutes ago so I haven't really experienced the whole thing yet. I...
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    Re: My predicament...

    Yeah, I will try spraying in different areas to see about that...

    Another one I own is Emporio Armani He, but that one seems to last less on me than Mania. Any thoughts on this one? It is an...
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    Re: My predicament...

    Thanks,
    Yeah, I like the scent of Mania, I just wish it would project for a little longer. I can still smell it on my skin after the entire day, but I can't smell it without sticking my nose into...
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    My predicament...

    Hey guys,
    So after going out to Sephora on multiple occasions with my gf(ok, dragging her) it seems her favorite scents out of almost everything we have tried are:
    Armani Mania
    Polo Blue
    Kenneth...
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    Re: Bought Yang Blind...

    So I received my Yang today, lol, another blind buy that goes on the selling forums...

    Not sure what it is about this one that I don't really like. Just too sweet, if thats the right word, not...
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    Re: Bought Yang Blind...

    Hey everyone,
    So the Yang is coming in tomorrow, I am pretty excited.

    Lol, hopefully I will have found the cologne I've been looking for...

    I just picked up a 2.5oz of Dolce&Gabbana Pour...
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    Re: Bought Yang Blind...

    Thanks guys, I'm really looking forward to it!
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    Bought Yang Blind...

    Just purchased Yang blind tonight.
    My gf was talking about how much she liked L'Occitane Tea scent and how she really liked tea notes in general(at least in women's perfume), so I figured I'd give...
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    Re: Can you ladies help a guy out?

    Thanks to all of you!

    I really appreciate the input. I will definately go and sniff out the ones you guys mentioned and report back!

    I have tried the Varvatos, but I didn't like it too much...
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    Can you ladies help a guy out?

    Hello all,
    I'm a pretty new member, been posting for advice in the men's section, but I think I could definately use some female opinions. Basically, I'm trying to find that ultimate "signature"...
  20. Need some help after trying on a few scents...

    Ok, so I went to Sephora with my gf, and out of the things we tried it seems that Polo Blue and Kenneth Cole Black are her favorite. Can you guys find some similarities in there, and maybe figure...
  21. Re: What two Dutch girls thought of some scents.

    I had a quick question. Is Paco Rabanne XS Pour Homme, the same thing as Paco Rabanne?

    I am trying to find the XS in the directory but I can't seem to...
  22. Received my first compliment today!

    I was wearing the infamous Rive Gauche, well, I also put on a little bit of Trumpers GFT from a sample vial, but it was minimal compared to the Rive Gauche. My gf came over she said "you smell...
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    Re: Received Rive Gauche Today!

    Yeah, its great, I'm at around 8 hours of wearing it and while it isn't very very strong, it is still going pretty good. It seems like it wakes up again every once in a while...
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    Re: Received Rive Gauche Today!

    Hey Joe,
    It is the regular version.
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    Re: Received Rive Gauche Today!

    Well, my second day wearing this and wow does it have good longevity and sillage. I put it on about 4 hours ago and it smells the same now as it did about 3 hours ago. This is not one of those...
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    Re: Fragrance of the Day Saturday July 22

    Rive Gauche, just got it yesterday and I'm loving it.
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    Re: Received Rive Gauche Today!

    Thanks Giraffe!
    I will definately check out scentiments for my next purchase.
    Lol, I'm glad I finally found something as well...
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    Re: Received Rive Gauche Today!

    Yeah,
    I'm not sure. I would have no problem with someone testing the fragrance before sending it to me, I don't mind getting a few less sprays. I would actually prefer that to getting something...
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    Received Rive Gauche Today!

    I think I have definately found my scent. Wow, this is just so good. I cannot stop sniffing my wrists. I think this will at least temporarily be my sig scent. Have a question though:
    The seller...
  30. Re: Made some blind purchases last night, INITIAL REACTION!

    Hey all,
    So here are some updated initial reactions to some colognes. The Yatagan did not in fact, kick my butt. However, it did strongly remind me of the tobacco my uncle used to chew as I was a...
  31. Re: Good decant dealer reccomendation....

    I am looking her up on Ebay as I am trying to find some decants. However, when I searched for her by ID, I am not coming across anything but empty atomizers, jars, etc...

    Did she stop selling...
  32. Thread: Annoyed

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    Re: Annoyed

    Well,
    If you paid through Paypal, you should file a dispute. They have been very good with me to resolve cases where selllers misrepresent a product or simply send a broken/defective item.
  33. Re: Made some blind purchases last night, INITIAL REACTION!

    You're right, that is what I plan on doing. I have that $40 Sephora gift card already and I'm looking to sell off about 5 other colognes I have that don't agree with me as much(they are posted in...
  34. Re: Made some blind purchases last night, INITIAL REACTION!

    Thanks for the advice!
    I will send them an email for a sample of it.
    I appreciate it and I'm definately looking forward to the rive gauche. I've heard the comparisons to Brut as well, and that...
  35. Re: Made some blind purchases last night, INITIAL REACTION!

    Lol,
    Hopefully she'll like the Rive Gauche.
  36. Re: Made some blind purchases last night, INITIAL REACTION!

    I did like it. Unfortunately, my gf did not. I do want to wear it for myself, but when the person who is with me the most doesn't like it, her opinion does carry a lot of weight. I appreciate the...
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    Re: Aftershave/EDT

    When you said the aftershaves, I thought/think what you meant was like when you purchase a gift set of cologne(example of one I have, Vera Wang) and they give you a bottle of cologne and then a...
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    Re: Aftershave/EDT

    Don't know this for a fact, but I'd assume an aftershave is different from an EDT. It may have some perfume in it, but its purpose is to close your pores after you shave and moisturize your skin to...
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    Re: Ungaro III

    Thanks for the advice! Yeah, I do really like the scent and I would love to give it a few more chances, but my gf did not really like it too much either. I asked her to smell it earlier today and...
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    Re: Ungaro III

    Hey,
    I'm 21 and I just bought this cologne blind and recieved it yesterday. I definately like it a lot, only problem with me is lasting power/sillage. I am thinking the new bottle designs may have...
  41. Re: Made some blind purchases last night, INITIAL REACTION!

    Well didn't read this message before going for the party, but I did end up wearing black anyway. However, I went with 3 sprays. One on my chest, one on my neck and one on my shirt. It was...
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    Re: The status quo of Ungaro III

    Well I spray once on my chest(under my shirt) and then once I put my shirt on I spray my neck once, and then possibly my shirt once. This seems to last 4ish hours, but after that you probably...
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    Re: The status quo of Ungaro III

    I'm really enjoying the Ungaro III, only "problem" may be a lack of sillage. I put on about 4 sprays of it around noon and its now 3:40 and I can't smell anything unless I lean down and smell my...
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    Re: Ungaro II is a great fragrance

    I am definately a fragrance newbie, but I really like Ungaro III. I couldn't have asked for more in a blind buy. I look forward to wearing it more so I can give more feedback about it, but so far,...
  45. Re: Made some blind purchases last night, INITIAL REACTION!

    Thanks for the advice! I will definately keep looking and try different categories to see what I really enjoy. The Ungaro III I really did like after one application. I thought it was pretty long...
  46. Re: Made some blind purchases last night, INITIAL REACTION!

    Lol, not sure if I'm looking forward to it so much anymore...
    Hopefully I'll get it tomorrow afternoon though so I can give it a shot. Was the Rive Gauche with a lil bit of Yatagan just a joke, I...
  47. Re: Made some blind purchases last night...

    Thanks for the Epicea suggestion! I think as of now its a little out of my budget, lol, especially after ordering about 3-4 fragrances in the past week...
    I will definately look into it later,...
  48. Re: Made some blind purchases last night...

    Hey guys,
    So I just got my bottle of Ungaro III and I definately like it a lot. I am so glad I made the purchase and I can't wait to wear it again tomorrow. Just two sprays on the chest and I was...
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    Re: The status quo of Ungaro III

    Does anyone know if the violet tops are the ones with the problems? Has there been a reformulation? I just bought a bottle and it arrived brand new today with the shrink wrap but it is also one...
  50. Re: Made some blind purchases last night...

    I read a suggestion by a member to layer some Rive Gauche with Yatagan, definately sounds like something I'm looking foward to doing, haven't ever layered anything yet...
  51. Re: Made some blind purchases last night...

    Hello,
    I just wanted to thank everyone for their suggestions and comments. They were really instructive in helping me find something I like.
    I am still waiting for the Ungaro III and...
  52. Re: Made some blind purchases last night...

    Lol,
    Thanks guys. I will definately be careful with the Yatagan, sounds like a beast. Any comparison between this one and Polo(green)?

    The Ungaro III sounds really nice as well, thanks for...
  53. Re: Made some blind purchases last night...

    Thanks!
    I will definately do that. I'm going to stick to them and try each for 3 days before switching to another. Hopefully I'll be able to pick out something I really love out of these. One of...
  54. Re: Made some blind purchases last night...

    Thanks for the suggestions guys!

    I will definately check those out, but I just can't wait for the Ungaro III and Yatagan, the reviews have been great and the notes seem like things I would really...
  55. Re: Made some blind purchases last night...

    Hey Giraffe,
    Thanks for the input. Sorry for the confusion, I guess being new to this I'm not 100% sure of what I want myself. I definately don't need a "chick magnet" type of scent. I would...
  56. Made some blind purchases last night, INITIAL REACTION!

    So the fragrance bug bit me last night and I had some fun on Ebay.

    I blindly purchased a full size bottle of Ungaro III and Yatagan.
    Hopefully I'll like them, but I'm not really sure what to...
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    Re: Help choosing a new fragrance!

    From my analysis of fragrances I like/dislike:

    I think I need something with a base of sandalwood and maybe some leather. I think it needs top notes that are greener(maybe pine?) and mids that...
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    Re: Help choosing a new fragrance!

    Edited by georgiatechboy.

    I wish there was a way to search for colognes based on the notes you want.
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    Re: Help choosing a new fragrance!

    Thanks for the advice.
    Yeah I had put on a couple of sprays of the Guerlain Vetiver already, so I didn't want to put the L'Eau D'Issey on me as well so I could walk around the rest of the day and...
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    Re: Help choosing a new fragrance!

    Thanks for the info guys.

    Can anyone give me suggestions for a "modern" Polo Green?
    I think that is definately my favorite cologne right now(with Polo blue behind it).
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    Re: Help choosing a new fragrance!

    Ok,

    So I went to Sephora today and tried the Guerlain Vetiver. Lol, definately think I should have done that before placing the order online. I've had it on for about 3 hours now and while it...
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    Re: Help choosing a new fragrance!

    Whoops, my fault.
    I will edit that.
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    Re: Help choosing a new fragrance!

    Thanks for the advice Giraffe. Yeah, I won't be getting the Vetiver for another 3 days, so I guess I'll have to wait to comment on that one, but it was definately the most recommended to me after I...
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    Re: Help choosing a new fragrance!

    Hey,
    Thanks for the suggestion. I have actually not tried Body Kouros, but from the reviews I read it seems to be warm and vanillic, and those aren't what I'm really looking for.

    I guess I want...
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    Re: Help choosing a new fragrance!

    I think I'm going to go ahead and place an order for a bottle of L'Eau D'Issey as well.

    Any comments on the general reactions by ladies to the Guelain Vetiver?
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    Re: Help choosing a new fragrance!

    Lol,
    I hope I am not either, but I do have pretty high expectation for it. Basically I'm searching for something that could become a signature scent, not really for something just to use for a...
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    Re: Help choosing a new fragrance!

    How would you compare the L'Eau D'Issey with Guerlain Vetiver?

    I guess they are both outdoorsy type smells but the L'Eau D'Issey seems to be lighter and from the reviews is a pretty big hit with...
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    Re: Help choosing a new fragrance!

    Thanks for the advice milamber. I will definately give that a try. One question I have though. My bottle of Polo(green) is a splash type of bottle. Do you guys have any recommendations on how to...
  69. Re: When you have to settle for an imposter...

    CologneJunkie, does the generic version of Polo Blue you mentioned from Walgreens last longer than the original Polo Blue, or is it just cheaper(making it economical to keep reapplying?)
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    Re: Help choosing a new fragrance!

    Lol, nice.
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    Re: Help choosing a new fragrance!

    Thanks for the advice. Yeah, I think I will steer clear of aqua de gio because its basically everywhere. I ordered the Guerlain Vetiver which I hope to be able to wear as a signature daily scent. ...
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    Re: Help choosing a new fragrance!

    Do you know how the Aqua de Bulgari longevity/sillage compares to Polo Blue/ Givency Blue Label?
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    Re: Help choosing a new fragrance!

    Thanks guys.

    I'm thinking about picking up a cheap bottle of the Untamed from TJ Maxx or Marshalls.

    Maybe I'll hold off on a pricier bottle like the Bulgari until I get the Vetiver and see how...
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    Re: Help choosing a new fragrance!

    Hey guys,
    Just been addicted to the forums for the past 10 hours and now I think I want to purchase another "aquatic" scent.

    Could you guys help me choose one?

    I have narrowed it down to:...
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    Re: Help choosing a new fragrance!

    I really do hope I like it!

    A female friend of mine commented that Azzaro PH reminded her too much of her dad's old spice and that Polo Green smelled a little "old" to her as well.

    Her favorite...
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    Re: Help choosing a new fragrance!

    I will definately do that. Thanks so much for the recommendations and I hope I love the new scent!
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    Re: Help choosing a new fragrance!

    Yeah,
    I liked Polo Black when I tried it at the store, but I've heard a lot of problems about longevity. I kind of want something that will last at least 5-6 hours. I just think Vera Wang is a...
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    Re: Help choosing a new fragrance!

    Thanks so much for the opinions!
    Definately helps a lot.

    Also, I was trying to post on the For Sale/For Trade forums because I had a couple of things I don't really like that much but for some...
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    Re: Help choosing a new fragrance!

    Lol, thanks.

    I already placed the order, but am now second guessing myself. I just read that the Vetiver was redesigned around year 2000 but supposedly has the same exact scent. A lot of the...
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    Re: Help choosing a new fragrance!

    Thanks everyone! I went ahead and placed an order for the Guerlain Vetiver. Hope I like it as much as everyone else seems to.
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    Re: Help choosing a new fragrance!

    Thanks for all of the help!!

    I think the Vetiver and Fahrenheit sound really good to me.
    I'm leaning more towards the Fahrenheit though because it seems like it would be something I could wear...
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    Re: Help choosing a new fragrance!

    Any ideas on if I would like Fahrenheit considering I like the Polo Green/Blue and Armani He?
    I've heard it is good but people are divided on it.

    Also any comments on Armani Mania?
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    Re: Help choosing a new fragrance!

    Thanks for those ideas. Also, I was looking into Armani Code(but I heard it has longevity problems) as well as Le Male. Any comments on those when considering the colognes I like/dislike? ...
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    Help choosing a new fragrance!

    Hi guys,
    This is my first post and I'm excited about getting some feedback in choosing a new scent. I currently own Vera Wang, Gucci Envy, Polo Blue, Polo(Green Bottle), CK Truth, and Emporio...
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