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    Re: SOTD: Friday, November 22nd, 2013

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    Re: S o t D - Friday, 5 June 09

    My ever faithful and solid Hugo..............
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    Re: Today I Bought - December 2008

    Escape for Men.

    One of my old standbys.................
  4. Thread: Lol

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    Re: Lol

    ..........OMG..... Like......Totally..........................
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    Re: Safari Ralph Lauren

    I used Safari quite frequently in my twenty's with no ill effects.......... Actually racked up a good amount of positive feedback....... Still keep a bottle and wear it from time to time...........
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    Re: Today I Bought - November 2008 Edition

    Armand Basi Homme............ Reminds me of a lighter Jaipur PH minus the heliotrope, which is also impeccable..............
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    Re: Was attacked by the female poll workers...

    It appears dpak has competition......................
  8. Thread: Angel Men

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    Re: Angel Men

    Love the stuff, always have............

    Recently picked up the mini travel spray with 10 refill vials......... Nice setup.
  9. Thread: Antaeus

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    Re: Antaeus

    At the moment, I'm just milking a mini from BeautyEncounter......... When it's depleted, I'm going for the biggie...........
  10. Thread: Antaeus

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    Antaeus

    This little number fell through the cracks for me all these years, but finally gave it test drive.......... Love it.

    Just what I was looking for........ A perfect formal.......................
  11. Thread: Best EDP?

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    Re: Best EDP?

    Boucheron and Jaipur have been listed, but I'll suggest them as well............. Both outstanding.........
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    Re: GIT and Cool Water

    This debate is "Legendary" in the annals of Basenotes Forum Land History............ I recall HUGE fights even back when Grant started up with a very simple chat program in 2000. As his site...
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    Re: GIT and Cool Water

    http://glocktalk.com/forums/images/smilies/popcorn1.gif ...............
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    Re: What cologne holds the record for longevity?

    Another A-Men vote........... Fortunately, I love the stuff............


    Also, Chrome.......... For me, one of the most tenacious "clean" fragrances out there........
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    Re: Best fragrance from Kenneth Cole

    It's New York for me................... Lasts a work day and then some..................
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    Re: SOTD - Monday, 22 September 2008

    More Bvlgari Aqua Homme.............. A Good Investment...............
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    Re: Red and Giorgio reformulations?

    I wanted the resurrected Giorgio to deliver me back to yesteryear in the worst way, but it just wasn't there. As a previous poster stated, the new offering seems more bitter and overpowering. I...
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    Re: SotD - Wednesday September 17th - 2008

    Bvlgari Aqua Homme. Awesome stuff. Light and clean..................
  19. Re: Gin and tonic with a splash of lime (Bowling Green)

    Love BG......... Use it for work all the time and it's one of the best values around........

    My favorite underdog...........
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    Re: What scent will keep the women away?

    ha ha ha........!!! ......Classic.


    I suppose it's just a painful condition you must come to terms with................
  21. Thread: Need a Tip

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    Need a Tip

    Haven't made a purchase in eons and, out of necessity, my arsenal is a shell of what it once was............

    I'm considering one of the following after limited research........ Just looking for...
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    Re: Today I Bought - August '08 Edition

    XS Pour Homme......

    Needed a resupply............ I've lost track of the inquiries received over the years with regard to this clean, soapy gem.............. The height of...
  23. Re: A Man's Chest: The Best Place to Apply a Perfume

    Two shots on the chest area (top and bottom of sternum), one to the middle of each forearm (top) and possibly small of the back......... Works every time..............
  24. Re: Green Irish Tweed & Cool Water created by same perfumer - WTF!?!?!?!

    http://glocktalk.com/forums/images/smilies/popcorn1.gif
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    Re: Aedes De Venustas

    December of 2004 Robert sent me a bottle of Anvers................... Free..........

    Retail $80.00 at the time.......

    Enclosed was a card......... "Merry Christmas"

    There had been a couple...
  26. Re: Dolce & Gabbana Pour Homme doesn't spray like it used to

    My beloved Tuscany started losing power recently....... I now must go to town with 20 or more pumps to get the required dose........

    Not a whole lot you can do honestly........ Most likely just...
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    Re: SotD - Wednesday, 30 July 08

    Went with Guess Man straight from the shower......., as is often the case lately.........

    Not too shabby......... I'd describe it as similar to Burberry Touch with a hint of frosty apple........
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    Poll: Re: How many bottles do you own?

    I have a small batch that floats around the 10-12 bottle range. When one is depleted, it will be replaced with the same or possibly another carefully tested selection.........

    Got carried away...
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    Re: Today I Bought - July '08 Edition

    Guess Man of all things........... Not too shabby..................
  30. Re: Giorgio Beverly Hills Red for Men relaunched??

    Just purchased the "re-launched by Arden" 4.0 oz. Giorgio Beverly Hills for Men from BeautyEncounter and am assuming it's the same juice.......... Am I correct on this???

    The tint is a...
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    Re: Reissue Wish List

    Polo Crest
    Giorgio Beverly Hills for Men
    Nicole Miller for Men
    (Feeling) Man
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    Re: Today I bought (September 2007)

    Received Mont Blanc Individuel last week........... The mix of florals is superb and the raspberry note is quite evident. Pure class..........Love it.........

    The bottle is appealing as...
  33. Thread: Best Creed?

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    Re: Best Creed?

    Neroli Sauvage without hesitation...............
  34. Thread: MB Individual

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    MB Individual

    Relying upon good reviews in the past, including those from members with opinions I place high confidence in, and whom very closely share my tastes, a bottle is currently inbound.

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    Re: Boucheron's Jaipur Vs Givenchy's Pi

    Jaipur EDT first, followed by the EDP........... Unequivocally............


    I've tried and despise all versions of Pi.............. Overpowering, thick and tiresome.........
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    Re: Polo Blue - Ralph Lauren

    I've enjoyed Blue since Day-1........ Halfway through my second bottle...........

    Clean, understated, anytime, anywhere..........and noticeable in all the right ways...............
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    Re: Giorgio Beverly Hills Red for Men

    My preference from this house was and still is GBH for Men............

    However, possessing a big fat bottle of either would make me one happy guy.........
  38. Thread: Hauntings

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    Re: Hauntings

    My ongoing torment with L'Instant has now ceased............

    Made the full investment............ I'm hooked.........
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    Re: madini´s best perfume oil ?

    Fougere and Autumn are fairly decent, the later being moderately spicey.........

    Neroli and Black Musk are also excellent.
  40. Re: Just received Hammam Bouquet (Penhaligon's) - Bought blind!

    Had a bottle of HB for years, rarely wore it and subsequently during a huge downsizing, presented it to female relative...............

    According to her, she's never received so many...
  41. Thread: Hauntings

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    Hauntings

    L'Instant......... I cannot get it out of my mind............

    Ran out of two sample sprays months ago, but yet it still swirls around in my consciousness............ It is amazing, and I must have...
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    Re: Etro Fragrances

    I'd have to say, that after all was said and done following my journeys with ETRO, Gomma was the only hit..................... An awesome leather.........
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent get's you the most female compliments?

    Most frequently commented upon would be Millesime Imperial......... Without equal.....

    A few light applications of Platinum Egoiste has been known to generate a passing question or two..............
  44. Re: What will be your number one come summer time?

    Gendarme by the gallon..........

    Millesime Imperial tends to see a lot of action too.......... Pretty much use it constantly regardless of season however...............
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    Re: Post A Picture of Your Scents

    Current Stash


    http://img248.imageshack.us/img248/2020/p3040011wl8.jpg
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    Re: Your favourite Polo?

    Crest all the way......... I'm very miserly with my diminishing stash............



    Black is decent enough......... Wear it occasionally..........
  47. Thread: MW Incense

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    MW Incense

    I see on the Home Page that Williamson's new collection of (4) includes an Incense......... Wondering if it's the same or similar compared to his original, now impossible to find version of a few...
  48. Re: I need something modern, formal and sophisticated

    This one also entered my mind pretty much immediately................ and I utilize it for the characteristics you're asking for............

    The EDT holds its own frankly, but the Parfume will...
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    Re: Giorgio Beverly Hills?

    Not familiar at all with VIP........, but I've seen reasonably priced miniatures offered here and there. Perfumebay, Emporium etc....

    Actually, I'd be content as hell just to lay hands on the...
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    Re: Dior Homme is so suffocating!!

    ....The Backyard Philosophers Auxiliary Club is alive and well in this discussion I see.........as well as in many others recently..........

    .....A genuine relief..................



    No. I...
  51. Thread: Creed Stuff

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    Creed Stuff

    First I've seen of these particular articles.....

    Nice interior store shots, I'd love to visit one..........

    Love that Jacket.....!!! ............Snazzy.....!!


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    Re: Scents last longer on TOP of your arm?

    Oh yes, most definitely......I heavily endorse this method of application. Does wonders for longevity........

    One shot to the top middle of each forearm and two applied to the sternum...
  53. Thread: Rugged Rouge!

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    Re: Rugged Rouge!

    Attempted to fully appreciate HR EDT for years, but ultimately it joined a category of scents that I find unpleasantly distracting........

    Grating after the first couple of hours in fact.......
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    Re: Tried 3 MPG fragrances and...

    The only item I share your views on here is AP.........

    The other two are just as amazing in very different ways..........
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    Re: Polo blue !!!!!!!!

    I wouldn't lose any sleep.......Blue is no masterpiece of the Gods, but pleasant enough and fairly versatile...........

    Personally, I've no problems with longevity.........
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    Re: My Creed didn't work

    I received a ZMP Tester that leaks badly around the spray mechansim, bad seal.......

    However, the rest of my Creed atomizers produce the finest, largest "plume" I've ever seen........My Imperial...
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    Re: Polo Crest vs Polo (Green)

    I've been milking a bottle of Crest for years........Afraid to run out of it frankly.......


    A wonderful, warm creation..........
  58. Thread: Rose scents

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    Re: Rose scents

    Gantiers Jardin du Nil. Geranium Rose and Mint with a slightly musky base........I could swear there's a touch of Saffron too........

    Love it, Love it.........
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    Re: Oldest bottle in your collection

    I've been nursing a bottle of Lagerfeld for a decade with absolutely no sign of deterioration.........

    For the hell of it, I ran a comparison against a newer bottle owned by a...
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    Re: Fathers & Mothers

    My Father wore/wears Mennen Afta or Skin Bracer and nothing else by God.........and only enough to get the job done...........Typical squared away career officer (retired).........


    ......Maybe...
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    Re: 2006 best selling fragrances

    Basenotes Consultants Group, Inc. at your service..............I Love It..........


    Professional, Discreet.........Affordable.....................
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    Re: Before Basenotes...

    Before Basenotes, my wife would only "occasionally" burn a hole through me with her eyes..........<arms crossed or on hips>
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    Re: Print ad for new Polo DOUBLE Black.

    Wow..........

    ...........The guy looks just ticked off to hell and back......so how good could it be............???

    Kidding.............No, actually I am personally looking forward to sampling...
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    Poll: Re: Battle of the 3 Ambers

    MPG hands down......Those wood notes do it for me every time........

    The other two are also wonderful creations....I even own one of them.........
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    Re: The most beautiful ephemera?

    Acqua di Parma Colonia gives me a full 8-10 hrs. of good performance after normal application ......No problem at all fortunately......

    However, I could douse myself with an entire bottle of C-M...
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    Poll: Re: expected sample, received spraycard. kosher?

    Yep......Barneys New York did that to me and man was I pissed to hell and back..................

    The individual "sandwhich bags" holding each "Malle card" had lousy seals and, obviously, during...
  67. Thread: Which Trumper

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    Re: Which Trumper

    I only had very brief exposure to Yerbamate ages ago, so I can't make any comparisons with a lot of confidence.... It may have been slightly smokey and sweet.......Not sure.

    Trumpers Wild Fern,...
  68. Thread: Which Trumper

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    Re: Which Trumper

    I wouldn't disregard GFT...... An excellent citrus and casual enough.

    It actually has very good duration for me and possesses a somewhat distinct "sunny" quality........... Nice.

    I've owned or...
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    Re: Maitre Perfumer et Gantier - Respect is due

    I adore several of the aforementioned MPG's.....Particularly, Ambre Precieux, Racine, Garrigue and Centaure. No expanasion from me on their attractive qualities is necessary....well said all..........
  70. Thread: Gendarme

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    Re: Gendarme

    Gendarme had me hooked from the get go.

    Obviously, it's an extremely popular selection for office environs, very safe, very forgiving......However, that over the top clean, vibrancy is just the...
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    Re: Paco Rabanne XS for office

    .......Been doing it for years with no objections.....Good stuff.........
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    Re: Nope

    ...........Yes, right on par with all the ohhh-soooo invaluable urine soaked alley bum, 2-Bit hooker contributions.......
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    Re: Lemons for the Gentleman...

    Absolutely agree......

    Wore Boucheron PH yesterday and, as is always the case, basked in powdery lemon goodness. Nothing casual about this puppy......Sobering and elegant............
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    Re: Polo Black revisited

    ..........An office staple for me..........
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    Re: my egoiste, real or fake?

    "Must try Egoiste.....", or so I've told myself for years..........

    Going by all the various descriptions from trusted sources and some research, I'd love it mucho much.........
  76. Re: The start of meteorological fall has me jonesi

    ....Oh you bet.....and Ambre Cannelle......

    Awesome.....

    Had a wonderfully cool misty morning, so out came the Arabie after a long hiatus..........What a pleasure.
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    Re: Idole at the office.

    Yes, frequently......

    However, If possible, I plan ahead allowing for a little extra time to dull the initial bite.....

    Beautiful stuff..........
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    Re: Sud Est, Baime & Virgilio

    I very much enjoy Baime and normally utilize it in cooler weather (what passes for nippy in these here parts anyway).......

    ....It's a little fruity, with basil and lavender.... ramping down to...
  79. Thread: Zmp

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    Zmp

    My SOTD has me recalling this amusing and somewhat informative GQ article.

    If nothing else, a good primer for the uninitiated.............

    John



    ...
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    Re: Favorite Etro Scents

    Gomma is fairly decent. Sampled it ages ago and contemplated making a full commitment, just never materialized. Very nice leather concoction......

    Owned a Lemon Sorbet tester at one point but...
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    Re: SL Ambre Sultan

    Sultan is easily one of my top ambers, taking a back seat only to Ambre Precieux.....

    The former possesses a fair amount of depth, combined with a wood/herbal quality.

    AP has practically no...
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    Re: Fendi Uomo rediscovered

    ...........I may just acquire this one again.....

    Got rid of it years ago during a downsizing phase......

    ......Not half bad.
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    Re: The absolute sweetest, thickest scent!

    ....Bonds New Haarlem.........

    Great to whiff from the vial, but a light dose is practically impossible.......

    I've tried......
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    Re: Jaipur EDP: Impressions!

    I've tried the EDT, but currently use the EDP.........

    Basically, the EDP is a magnified version of the former and has more pronounced cinnamon, nutmeg and vanilla notes. My perception only.
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    Re: Which Serge Lutens

    Chergui is semi-versatile, possibly dipping into the casual realm only very slightly.....

    I use a conservative dose for work, but get a little more generous in the evenings..............This...
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    Re: Is Gendarme manly?

    Gendarme will never be labeled a testosterone bomb by any stretch, but I don't find it particularly unmanly either.

    There have been reviews and statements to the contrary, but I've always...
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    Re: CdG Red shop and CdG Parfums Paris

    The sterile qualities of the shops look perfect for the CdG lines. Sharp edges, bright solid colors and somewhat skewed. Very modern minimalist.

    I'd love to visit one.........
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    Presence of Mind

    ......I'm considering a purchase of the original Presence or the Cool version. Is either one more desirable, are both grand or should I waste my time with neither?

    Of all the qualities,...
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    Re: What is your power scent?

    For these situations, I generally opt for a lighter than normal application of Tabarome Millesime, Cuiron, Varvatos or Villoresi's Vetiver...........Polo Black even.............

    I've always found...
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 12 July

    Tauer's L'air du desert Marocain.........

    Casually ordered a sample when Desert first arrived on the scene, but really didn't expect to be astounded........

    ....I was and am..........

    LddM...
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    Re: Where to find Speake No. 88 ?

    A single spray won't cause too much heartache.........


    Beyond three, however, could get interesting................
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    Re: Any John Varvatos fans here?

    .......Love the stuff...........

    .......One of my staples for office environs.......
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    Re: The New YSL Homme Bottle!!!!!

    No doubt at all...........the bottle is Hideous.......

    I'll get over that fact quickly however if the fragrance is impressive......

    The L'Eau Trois review was also informative, but my personal...
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    Re: Where to find Speake No. 88 ?

    I've never personally made a Drakkar connection, but who knows.....?

    Best to seek a decant on the swap board initially, and if you subsequently determine that it floats your boat, then these guys...
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    Re: Cartier:Santos Eau de Sport.

    Sampled Sport years ago at a local Perfumania and, as is always par for the course, it was nowhere to be found recently upon returning.

    At the end of the day, it's pretty much just a brighter...
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    Re: A Kouros Mystery

    Classic.............
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    Re: Frags you love but your SO hates

    .......It doesn't relate 100% because I was on the fence myself with the fragrance............, but I did receive a ration of shit following an application or two of Villoresi's Patchouli some time...
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    Re: The Best Santa Maria Novella Frag

    I'm a huge fan of their Muschio (Musk). Wear it quite often. Clean and soapy with only a very slight hint of sweetness.......... Awesome.

    Lavanda Ambrata is another great. A perfect balance of...
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    Re: acqua di parma

    You have a good need indeed......

    One of my staple office scents......

    Good stuff........as is the Assoluta version......
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    Re: Millisime Imperial Top Note

    It's actually what initially attracted me from the first glorious spray. Yes, it's sharp and brine-like, but for me that portion of the experience ramps down in short order to make way for a warm,...
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