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    Re: The best antiperspirant gel?

    This one works good against smell too, or mainly wetness?
  2. Re: Thats the new Millésime Imperial bottle by Creed

    Thanks - I got kind of surprised when I saw the bottle as it was and the Arabic note.

    Well, I would highly suggest getting this from FragranceX now, then. 4.0 oz. bottle for $99 with any of the...
  3. Re: Thats the new Millésime Imperial bottle by Creed

    Can someone else that has the new bottle confirm that the new 4.0 oz. MI bottle does NOT have the CREED-sign on front in gold, only in clear glass?? Got it from FragranceX btw...

    I see the picture...
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    Re: BEST UNSCENTED DEODORANT?

    i finally tried the Mitchum gel, but to be honest it really didn't work good on me....after a regular day of school, wearing a t-shirt and longsleeve, I both smelled some and perspirated....My last...
  5. Thread: Chergui

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    Re: Chergui

    might be it is in the Cherie boutique in Minneapolis, as they carry SL...Anyone who can check it out, also the price?
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    Re: Worst Comment (or reaction)Ever Received?

    Not exactly the worst, but yesterday I had applied one spray of L'air Du Desert Marocain, and as I was going out my dad said it smelled like someone had smoked pot, and that the smell reminded him of...
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    Re: Just bought Polo Double Black

    This is definitely not a weak release...This and Burberry London are easily the best releases lately.
    There's something about the ambery spicey touch in its heart which reminds me of a Luten's......
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    Re: New York, New York

    It does smell a little bit too old-school for some - powdery citrus. With that said I love the scent, but it makes it more of a scent that suits formal events.
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    Re: New York, New York

    Has anyone else noticed that Borneo 1834 is quite similar to this in the very drydown? To me they share the same ambery sweetness mixed with cinnamon, only Borneo is more heavier on patchouli...
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    Re: Confused about Amber...

    I have a small vial of Il Profumo's Ambra Grigia oil, and I can gurantee you amber ander ambergris doesn't have anything in common. Ambergris smells to me a little little like gasoline and a childs...
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    Re: L'Occitane Eau des Baux

    Yeah - would like to see that one in the dir.
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    Re: Is Cuiron a safe blind buy?

    YES! Finally soemone pointing out the similarity to Hermes EdM.
    I just got a decant of this, and got a little surprised of its scent; nearly no leather (at least not like in Cuir Venenum, Trumper's...
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    Re: The Body Shop stuff.

    Another downside with this company is that they discontinued their best scent; Activist. I do only have the oil of this, but it is so wonderful. Varm, spicy sandalwood and vanilla in the lines of...
  14. Thread: LesNez Samples

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    Re: LesNez Samples

    Finally recieved them today...

    LMPTL was the most interesting one: spicy woods..there was something very familiar with it, and after some time I found out it was Fou d'Absinthe. Btw, this one was...
  15. Thread: LesNez Samples

    by Oscar
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    Re: LesNez Samples

    Me, too!!! Leaving places just to check my mail, but no sign of both these samples and another package with decants.
    I know it's not something wrong with package sendings, as I have an iPod that...
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    Re: I need Gaultier Puissance 2

    Have they changed the name from Gaultier2 to Puissance2? Remember Chandler Burr mentioned something about JPG Puissance in an article, too...
  17. Thread: Aomassai?

    by Oscar
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    Re: Aomassai?

    This is a lovely oriental gourmand. Starts out like a thick hazelnut-caramel syrup, and adds a little more spice and woods in the drydown - reminds me of ebony-sculptures..An absolutely delicious...
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    Re: M7...a bit girly? Gasp!

    I can see what you mean. When I first got a sample of it, I gave it to my mom, because I was 100% they must have given me a sample of a girls-cologne. Now 2-3 years later, I love it, and find it much...
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    Re: The best of Amouage, Creed and L'Artisan ?

    Amouage Dia - don't bother to try any of the others
    Creed, I have only smelled GIT, but it might be interesting for you
    L'Artisan, Tea for Two, Jour de Fête and Fou d'Absinthe. Voleur de Roses is...
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    Re: The 5 Divine scents

    Absolutely second that, Elf.
    When you read those notes, you get so disappointed when all you can smell is powdery, over-aldehydic flowers..
    One of the fem's were a little better than the others,...
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    Re: SotD Friday 6 October

    Divine L'Homme d'Coeur
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    Re: Antidote: A quiet surprise

    I am really looking forward to this one!
    However, it won't release before January here in Norway.....
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    Re: Frederic Malle question

    Yep. Just reply, saying you're far from a retailer and include your address.
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    Re: New Fragrances from Italy

    Only given them a small dab once, but here are my first-impressions:

    Thvndra: Hard to describe, but starts out heavy on the mint-note, and something sweet and oily. Veery "kind" and round...
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    Re: The (Almost) Identical Fragrances Thread

    I think so, as Blue Jeans is very soapy-sweet. More like JPG Le Male.

    IMO, it's more similar to Armani Mania...
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    Sticky: Re: Your most complimented frags this year from the opposite sex

    Hehe..I don't know if those scents are your most used, but checked your wardrobe, and you've got dozens of niche-scents, whilst not a single one is mentioned on your list here:P
    Guess that says...
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    Re: Clive Christian X

    It's not that I don't like it, it's just that it isn't original enough for that price-tag.
    As I've stated before, it must be one of the fragrances that develops the most;
    starts out sweet like...
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    Re: The (Almost) Identical Fragrances Thread

    There are always strange suggestions on threads like this.
    Of course there are never any definite answer (with a very few exceptions, though) about that two scents are similar to everyone, but I...
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    Re: Fragrance of the day, Saturday, Sept 30

    Geir.....The power of my country......
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    Re: SOTD Sunday October 1st.

    Gendarme 20
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    Re: SotD 29 Friday September

    SotE: Amouage Dia
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    Re: SotD 29 Friday September

    Bulgari Black
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    Re: New men`s Dior to be launched in 2007

    Where did you get to smell it?
    Any more info on it?
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    Re: Prada Homme, YUMSTERS!

    Actually, I do not get this at all.
    Magnetism is to me a very sweet gourmand-like scent, as it's quite fruity and vanillic.
    Prada is more powdery, floral, and has a little spiciness, which I would...
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    Re: Mostly floral perfume for men?

    I would say Givenchy Insensé is a good floral for men, however some say they find it too feminie. The new Prada may also please you, but this has more powder and spices...
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    Re: Thoughts on Burberry London

    Does anyone know when this will release in Norway or Scandinavia?
    All of the other fall-releases are here except for this (and Antidote)..
    If not, has anyone got their e-mail address?
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    Re: SOTD Saturday September 23

    Idole de Lubin
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    Re: Fragrance of the day, Friday, September 22

    Pierre Guillaume Coze
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    Re: what is the "sour note"

    I would also think it must be skin-chemistry and the nose. But it happens only with woody-spicy scents, so it must be something there, too.
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    Re: what is the "sour note"

    Join you in this.
    Havana is the king of those, but both Idole de Lubin and Acqua di Parma Colonia has a slightly sour note too...Sometime happens with M7 also.
    It must be a wood or spice note......
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    Re: Smelled YSL l'homme

    This starts out quite nice, but after a few hours, the only thing one can smell is a white-muskey basenote, not very unlike Armani Mania...

    As a designer-scent, I would not say it's a...
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    Re: Sometimes it matters how you spray

    Exactly.
    Remember how I just didn't inderstand why A*Men kept changing from being one of the best, to one of the worst scents al the time before I figured out that spraying-technique...
    Haven't...
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    Re: SOTD Friday September 15

    D: Emporio Armani HE
    E: Acqua di Parma Mandorlo di Sicilia, and it costed me two stitches straight over the eye :P
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    Re: Seeking an EDT which is a Nivea balm-alike

    I don't know about the sensitive after-shave, but their sensitive shaving gel with chamomille has a scent not so unlike Platinum Egoïste. Much more weak and smoother, though.

    For the scented...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday September 14

    Creed Green Irish Tweed
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday September 12

    L'Instant de Guerlain PH
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    Re: SOTD Monday September 11

    Bvlgari Black
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    Re: Scent of the Day Saturday September 9

    YSL M7 Fresh
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    Re: Platinum Egoiste-which is similiar?

    I think the original XS is more similar...And Chrome has some similarities, too..
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    Re: SOTD Friday September 8

    Acqua di Parma Colonia Assoluta
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    The fragrance company of Andy Garcia's family?

    I just read some biographies of Andy Garcia on the net, and there I read that his family eventually started up a million-dollar fragrance company.
    HAs anyone heard about what happened to this...
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    Re: Similar to Clinique Happy

    Can't really remember here either, but CK Crave may be similar..Although Happy is better IMO..Don't remember about its longevity though
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    Re: Fragrance of the Day Saturday September 2

    AdP Fico di Amalfi
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    Re: AdP - Iris Nobile EdP; New?

    Hehe..Exactly..Just sampled them now, and as I thought the edt was way too powdery and floral, you can just imagine my reaction to the edp..
    Another con is that it is impossible to pick out notes...
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    Sticky: Re: getting free company samples

    Yes, exactly..This is a good proof that such service actually pays back for the companies...

    As for the scents, I must say the Irises disappointed me a little, maybe because they were way too...
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    AdP - Iris Nobile EdP; New?

    I just recieved some samples from AdP today, and one of them were Iris Nobile EdP. As I searched around the net to read about the Edt vs. the EdP, I noticed no one has mentioned the EdP, but nearly...
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    Sticky: Re: getting free company samples

    Jesus!
    Today I recieved a big envelope from Acqua di Parma; it contained 2x 2ml with Fico di Amalfi, 1x 2ml with Mandorlo di Sicilia, 1 beautiful mini of Colonia Assoluta in the genuine yellow...
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    Re: Havana vs. Idole de Lubin

    Hehe..Knew this would come.

    This is of course only my opinion, after using it on MY skin, and there it just ends up as a spicy mess..Not very unlike a noodle-soup..

    Seeing that it has only...
  59. Thread: L'Instant

    by Oscar
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    Re: L'Instant

    I don't think they have anything at all in common..
    I would say L'Instant is more similar to Dior Homme, only less powdery and more masculine..
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    Re: Havana vs. Idole de Lubin

    Hands-down Idole...Havana smells like a cheap noodle-soup...Not well-blended spices in this one.
    Idole is much more interresting with its dark blend of spices and rum, an an added sweet...
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    Re: Fragrance of the Day Saturday September 2

    L'Artisan Tea for Two...Might have had a love-affair like Envyus on this one, hadn't it been for the fact it doesn't last that well...
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    Re: SOTD - Friday 1st SEP Scent Synch Day

    Mugler Cologne...Although I sprayed waay too little...
    Will change into something else later...
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    Re: The Problem with Clive Christian Frags Is...

    I have only sampled X For Men pure perfume, and that was really long-lasting. I put it on 5 or something and it was really strong (applied only from a sample vial), and smelled it nearly as strong...
  64. Thread: SOTD Thursday 31

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    Re: SOTD Thursday 31

    Same here ;)
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 29 August

    L'Artisan Voleur de Roses
  66. Re: What smells like Bulgari Black but lasts more than a few minutes?

    Seriously - I have lots of stories about shocking longevity and Bulgari Black is the one I've got most on.
    Yesterday I wore one spray on the skin, had gym at school and showered, borrowed some...
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    Re: SotD Monday 28 August

    Bulgari Black
  68. Re: Mugler Cologne winner of Scent Synchronization Day!

    I'll join, too;)
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    Re: SOTD Friday 25 August

    B*Men
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    Re: Fragrance of the Day, Saturday, AUgust 26

    Dior Homme with Bulgari Black layered on top...
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    Re: SotD Sunday 27 August

    Clive Christian X for Men...Still just Egoïste with Dèclaration at the base...
  72. Re: What frags are the modern day equivalent of "Old Spice"?

    My dad thought I wore Old Spice once when I wore Dior Homme...And he has smelled quite a lot of scents because of me...
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    Re: Burberry Weekend = Givenchy Insense

    No...Insense is really heavy on the flowers, quite sweet, whilst Weekend is very fresh with a faint smell of honey
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    Re: SotD Saturday 19 August

    A*Men
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    Re: SOTD Friday 18 August

    Sotd: Gendarme 20
    Sote: M7, but I swear I can catch some whifs of Gendarme still - even after a hours with tennis in the warmth and a shower!
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    Re: SOTD Thursday August 17

    Givenchy Insensé
  77. Thread: Mens Prada

    by Oscar
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    Re: Mens Prada

    Haven't smelled it, but it sounds to me it will be similar to Davidoff Silver Shadow, only with added flowers. Anyone can confirm this?
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday, August 16th

    Idole de Lubin for the first time...Really like it, but turns a little sour after 3-4 hours...Not unlike what I get from Acqua di Parma
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    Re: Just bought Aqua Di Roma Uomo...

    That is absolutely not a bad choice for a fresh-scent..Grapefruit, and some sharpness/saltiness as one can also find in Givenchy Blue Label...
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    Re: Links to official sites

    I have never seen or heard about it, but Lorenzo Villoresi is not on the list.
    Other than that, really nice page.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 15 August

    L'Eau d'Hiver by F. Malle
  82. Poll: Re: Which Designer Would You Like to See Release a Scent?

    Haha, sorry...Meant Louis Vuitton
  83. Poll: Re: Which Designer Would You Like to See Release a Scent?

    Why wasn't LV there?
  84. Re: I am experiencing extremely little difference....

    I will always spray A*Men only on my body...Smells terrible on clothes
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    Re: My new KOUROS tester bottle

    I'm looking forward to hear about your reaction to it.
    I have hated it since I first sampled it when I was 12 or something, but now it's getting better and better.
    All of my friends totally hate...
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    Re: Scent usage in your area...

    Being a youth in where I live in Norway, scents are very popular.
    Nearly all of my friends have more than 2 colognes.
    Some are Chanel PM, Allure, Platinum Egoiste, Chrome, Silver Shadow, Burberry...
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    Re: SOTD Monday August 14

    Gendarme 20
    Even though I put on a decent dose of Etro's Patchouly after a shower, the Gendarme was still stronger...
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    Re: Need a new parfume?

    As a teenager myself, 16 yo, I wouldn't recommend this if you're going blind.
    Of course you may like it, but it has a little grown-up character which I think appeals more to mature guys.

    Some...
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    Re: SotD Sunday 13 August

    M7 Fresh
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    Re: Bottega Veneta & Louis Vuitton

    Haven't heard anything, but find it quite weird LV hasn't come with a scent yet.
    Well..I hope they do soon...
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    Re: M7 Fresh - Where is it?

    Plenty in Norway...
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    Re: Simply nuts or just bitter over Almonds

    I don't find the heliotrope-note in this one; to me it smells like sweet flowers and white musk..Just me, though
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    Re: Simply nuts or just bitter over Almonds

    Etro's is definitely worth a look if you're looking for smooth, but bitter almonds.
    L'Artisan's Jour de Fête is also a very good almond-scent, only it has more sugar-roasted almonds touch...
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    Re: New: Laura Biagiotti Due

    Smelled it at Oslo airport two weeks ago...Started out fruity and fresh, a little unoriginal but quite good. Then something really weird entered (must be the Galangal), which some may find a little...
  95. Thread: shiseido basala

    by Oscar
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    Re: shiseido basala

    Basala is a very spicy scent, yes, but also very sweet, with a sandalwoody sweetness.
    In many ways reminiscent of The Body Shop's Activist..
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    Re: SotD Monday 24th July

    Cerruti 1881 Amber
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    Re: Received montale samples from montale!

    Did you request some specific scents, or just samples?
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    Re: SOTD Sunday July 23

    Cerruti 1881 Amber Pour Homme
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    Re: Djin a good hit as well?

    Well...I hate it..
    First I only dabbed a little on my wrists, and found it quite pleasant.
    Since I like Mike's other scents, I thought I should wear it once; and I shouldn't!
    After an hour it was...
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    Re: Fragrance of the Day Saturday July 22

    Azzaro Chrome
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