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    Re: aventus batch A42B12J01

    I just got this batch in today and the pineapple is prominent but I can also smell apple as well and then it is a little smokey! I am not sure if the longevity is there or maybe my nose gets used to...
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    Re: Top 5 Rose scents

    Hmm.. I am not sure about 5 as I only have 3 fragrances I can really smell any rose at all.

    Cartier Declaration d'Un Soir - my new found love, such a wonderful blended sweet masculine rose.
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  3. Re: Ordered 5 colognes, dislike all of them, need advice please!

    Falco,
    Now you know why I laughed at your comment of "I guarantee I will love Creed". I actually do hope you can find that special fragrance you are looking for. Perhaps you can try explaining what...
  4. Re: Ordered 5 colognes, dislike all of them, need advice please!

    No harm meant by my comment :). I really did laugh at your comment of "I guarentee I will LOVE creed" though. Even if you found the perfect fragrance with every note you love (regardless of price)...
  5. Re: Ordered 5 colognes, dislike all of them, need advice please!

    The comment in bold up above had me laughing pretty good. Just because something cost 200$ does not mean it is going to be good. You may end up hating some of those as well or you may end up saying...
  6. Thread: Ungaro III

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    Re: Ungaro III

    I actually like Ungaro III, maybe my nose is broken?
  7. Re: Which fragrance absolutely takes your breath away every time?

    D&G the One - If I could eat a bottle of fragrance it would be this one :).
    Terre d'Hermes Hermes for men EDT - The spicy orange with burnt wood smell is sooo good.
    Michael Kors Michael for Men -...
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    Re: Encre Noire: Eau Hell No!

    I love Encre Noire and have loved it from first sniff. EN was my first Vetiver and because of it I am anxious to get my hands on some more vetiver fragrances. The only thing that holds me back is...
  9. Re: Fragrances with reported poor perfromance that perform well for you?

    D&G The One - I get 6 to 10 hours from 4 sprays of this stuff. This is one of my all time favorite scents so I am very thrilled that I get the longevity out of it that I do!!!

    - - - Updated - - -...
  10. Re: What were the 3 biggest impact/revolutionary designer fragrances for you?

    Polo Green was my first fragrance and it will always hold a special place in my heart.... I still LOVE the smell of this fragrance.

    Cool Water - This was my after high school fragrance long before...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, April 8th, 2013

    Rainy and still a little cool out so I am going to be wearing - Encre Noir

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    Poll: Re: Your favorite tobacco?

    Having just received Michael Kors - Michael for Men a couple of days ago I cannot stop spraying it on myself :). Out of all the tobacco scents I have this one is by far the best! To me it really does...
  13. Re: Based on smell alone… what would be your 10/10 fragrance?

    I keep meaning to try... well knowing me BUY Burberry London. A few people I know that have it say it smells out of this world!
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    Re: Best Amber Fragrance for Men

    I don't know about best but two amber scents I really love are -

    Prada Amber Pour Homme Intense and Baldessarini Ambre!

    Jaguar Classic Amber is not to bad either if you need to find a good...
  15. Based on smell alone… what would be your 10/10 fragrance?

    Based on smell alone - forget the price/longevity/projection/silage, what fragrances have you owned and or tried that would get a 10/10 from you just based on smell alone?

    For me I would say –...
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    Re: Top 10 Cheapies!

    Hmm…. Of my collection, my best of under 30$ club would be –
    Tattoo – $9.99 at TJ Maxx, the bottle tends to leak a little but the scent is worth far more than the $9.99 price tag.
    Dunhill Desire -...
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    Re: Do you think Rochas Man smells feminine?

    If by feminine you mean a woman could wear it? Yes I think a woman could wear this. If however you think it is too feminine for a man to wear then noooo.... this is a wonderful gourmand for a man to...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

    I am wearing Jaguar Classic Amber today... its has mixed reviews but I find it to be a wonderful sweet amber scent.

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    A little debate!!

    I was wondering who my fellow basenoter's thought was the best mens fragrance reviewer on Youtube?

    For me I think the best is CoachRob619 but I really like Hiroyoruzuka as well.
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    Re: Most classic male fragrance?

    In my opinion "The most classic mens fragrance" is Polo Green. When I was growing up this stuff was like liquid gold with the ladies. If you owned a bottle you were worshiped by the other kids and...
  21. Re: Which fragrance would you like to steal from the previous poster wardrobe?

    I told myself before I started in this thread that I would steal one bottle and only one bottle but I just can't help myself... so I am taking your bottle of COMME DES GARÇONS 2 MAN. Don't worry it...
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    Re: Knockoff fever!!

    I recently purchased a few so called knock offs from Wal-Mart.

    Clasic Match - Polo Green
    Electric Blue - Bleu De Chanel
    Vault - Armani Code

    All three of these smell pretty damn close to the...
  23. Re: Beware of these fragrances: Do never buy them blind

    I have blind bought about 90% of my collection and I am very happy with just about all of it. The only ones I regret are the ones that have a strong soapy smell like Quorum and Ceruti Image. For some...
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    Re: Newbie requesting recommendations

    Versace Pour Homme is one I always recommend for people just starting out.... such a great clean citrus scent that smells great and gets compliments.
  25. Thread: The $100 Rule

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    Re: The $100 Rule

    I have several fragrances I have purchased for under 40$ that I love and adore... had the cost of them been 100$ I probably would got them but just at a slower pace. Not because I don't think they...
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    Re: Worst cologne you've ever smelled???????????

    I just recently got this fragrance and though a little strange at first it kind of grew on me... I kind of like it now!
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    Re: Booze, smoke and leather

    I just ordered a bottle of this a couple of days ago... I am hoping it covers the booze, smoke and leather quite nicely.

    I have dirty English that I also love but I think it is more of a sweet...
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    Re: easy use cologne

    At your age I would just get Ed Hardy Love & Luck for Men... it is a great smelling fragrance at a reasonable price.

    Versace Pour Homme is another great scent that is semi cheap and easily...
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    Re: P. Picasso Minotaure or Cartier Santos

    It's the red box!
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    Re: P. Picasso Minotaure or Cartier Santos

    Hmmm.... I just ordered Minotaur yesterday and I can't wait to try it out. I have had Santos for awhile now and it is not a bad scent but it is pretty strong and to me it screams suit and tie so I...
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    Re: Today i bought: April 2013

    Yesterday I ordered -
    Minotaure by Paloma Picasso
    Carolina Herrera Chic for Men
    Michael Kors for men
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    Re: Worst cologne you've ever smelled???????????

    Say it ain't so Joe!!! :). Givenchy Play Intense is one of my favorites and it almost always gets me compliments!

    Its kind of funny how smell is a lot like taste, something smells great to me but...
  33. Re: 5 must have fragrances for any mens fragrance enthusiast

    I prefer to put something down that is not going to break the bank!

    Versace Pour Homme
    D&G The One
    Encre Noir
    Givenchy Play Intense
    CH Men Carolina Herrera
  34. Re: What would upset you the most if it was discontinued?

    Hmmm... I might have to do the same for D&G The One :). I wonder if there is any type of "hint or rumor" that a fragrance will be discontinued soon so that people who love those frags have a chance...
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    Re: ATTENTION all Dolce&Gabbana owners.....

    Hmmm… My bottle of D&G The One has a 2255 code and it was made in the UK. Does this mean it was made in 2012?
  36. What would upset you the most if it was discontinued?

    Looking over your collection, what would make you the most upset if it got discontinued? :cry:

    For me I would say D&G The One. In my opinion nothing in my collection smells as good as D&G The One...
  37. Re: in the Bargain Bin: BASALA pour Homme, by Shiseido

    I love stories like this "people finding very good deals on fragrances, especially ones that are very hard to find". I have never heard of it but from what I have read on it, it sounds like you found...
  38. Re: Pick your day and night fragrances for a warm climate.

    This has always interested me because I really have a hard time trying to figure out what is good for winter/fall and spring/summer, let alone night or day. I figure the lighter fruity scents are...
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    Re: You can only have 10!

    Small collection but a very solid collection! I would trade my collection for yours any day of the year, just let me know when you would like to swap :)!!
  40. Re: Which fragrance would you like to steal from the previous poster wardrobe?

    Yeah I noticed and now I am calling the cops!!
  41. Re: Which fragrance would you like to steal from the previous poster wardrobe?

    Wow John E Buoy has a rather large collection but I would have to go with CONCENTRÉ D'ORANGE VERTE.
  42. Re: Citrusy or fruity, smooth.. Recommendations?

    I think both of these would work fine, both seem to have mint undertone which may be the smooth that he is looking for.

    I personally think Versace Pour Homme is the perfect office citrus scent.
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    Re: My wonderful find today!

    Wow seems like your luck was a little better than mine :)!
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    Re: My wonderful find today!

    I think for the original 29$ it would have been a steal but to get it for 15$ nearly floored me :).

    This is one reason I really like TJ Maxx, you can sometimes talk the sales people to further...
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    You can only have 10!

    Let’s play a little game and pretend that our government has gone a little too far and put a limit of how many bottles of fragrances (EDP/EDT/Cologne) we were allowed to keep to a maximum of ten...
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    My wonderful find today!

    Hello fellow Basenoters!!

    I have not posted in some time but today something cool happened so I thought I would share, well it was cool for me anyways :thumbsup:.

    Anyways today I decided to...
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    That is too bad because it really is a very good scent!


    I managed to snag a 50ml bottle of Santos DE Cartier at Marshalls today for 20$.... this one made me very happy!
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    Re: I'm trying to buy something for my brother

    If he might be into trying gourmands then you can get him Givenchy Play Intense!

    I would also recommend Versace Pour Homme... in my opinion one the easiest on your nose scents on the market!
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, August 20th, 2012

    My SOTD is Dunhill Desire.... nothing special or exciting but it does smell good.
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    I managed to snag Dunhill Desire 50ml for 10$ today at TJ Maxx. This is a pretty good scent for 10$, kind of a spicy citrus with a hint of vanilla.
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    Yacht Man fragrances??

    I am just curious as to peoples opinions on the Yacht Man fragrances. While shopping at Gordman's the other day I noticed they have a pretty good selection of the Yacht Man fragrances 50ml for...
  52. Re: the ugliest, tackiest, naffiest (i know, i know) design of perfume bottles and boxes

    http://i59.photobucket.com/albums/g291/danoza69/FullChoke.jpg



    Lol, if that bottle placed an add in the Lonely fragrances looking for something special section it might get a reply from...
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  53. Thread: Fakes !

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    Re: Fakes !

    Wow those bottles look almost identical... if the left one is a fake then they have gotten really good at it!
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    Re: Scent that works well with marijuana smoke?

    Maybe you guys are long lost twins :2vrolijk_08:
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    Re: What cheapie should i get?

    If you have a Kohl's in the area.. you can test Dirty English there. You may have to ask them where the tester is because at my local store it was not near the mens fragrances.
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    Re: What cheapie should i get?

    In my opinion one of the best bang for your buck is Tattoo.... 10$ for 3.4oz. This one truly shocked me on how good it smelled considering the price.
  57. Re: Unusual Inexpensive Frangrance? Female/Unisex

    I am not 100% sure just how "guy like" these are nor do I think they are very unique but I think a women could wear these pretty easily.

    Cerruti Image - smells clean and soapy (pretty cheap), my...
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    *Sigh*... can you pretty please inform your local Marshalls to send some of that discounted Rochas Man to the Marshalls in Overland Park, Kansas :).
  59. Re: Need a third fresh/daytime fragrance for my rotation

    Lol, People will always ignore your short list to suggest something else on their list.

    With that being said I would suggest Chrome Legend... I hated L'Eau D'Issey and I have never smelled...
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    Re: Scent that works well with marijuana smoke?

    Actually 2ndBakeryAttack had mentioned Black Afgano early in this thread :).
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    I am not sure if Marshalls has a special clearance rack. The one around where I work just has all the fragrances in one section but if you look hard enough you will find more than a few boxes have...
  62. Re: Wearable chocolate/cacao/coffee gourmand fragrance advice

    Givenchy Play Intense is an awesome scent, however I can't really smell any chocolate in it.

    You may want to try Givenchy Very Irresistible, this one has a pretty strong yet nice chocolate scent.
  63. Thread: d&g Light Blue

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    Re: d&g Light Blue

    Why do you feel bad? D&G LB is not a bad scent (its just a simple non complex scent) and if you like it wear it.... I am sure many everyday people you come across would actually enjoy smelling D&G LB...
  64. Thread: d&g Light Blue

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    Re: d&g Light Blue

    This +1.

    Considering I bought both bottles around the same time... I still own and love VPH (A lot) but I gave Light blue to my son, VPH to me is a 9.5 and D&G LB is about a 6.
  65. Thread: New

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    Re: New

    Welcome to the jungle :).
  66. Thread: d&g Light Blue

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    Re: d&g Light Blue

    To me it is not a bad scent but it is rather uninspiring, the above marked in red is absolutely spot on!
  67. Re: Rolling pin fragrance, best Mother's Day gift ever?

    One thing is for sure... your wife and or mother better have a good sense of humor or you might end up in the ER with a bunch of doctors laughing about the fake rolling pin stuck up your azz :).
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    Re: Smelling fragrance/ new to this

    Some SA's are just snobs... I just ignore the rude ones and give my business to the ones that listen to me and care about my wants and needs.

    With that being said I want to first welcome you to...
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    Re: 1001 uses for a bottle of...

    I often use my bottle of Quorum to kill ants and spiders that get into my basement! Truth be told I am not 100% sure if it actually kills them or just shocks them into submission.
  70. Re: "Hi Haters" - Your guilty pleasure scent that you have no shame in sharing!!

    Ok.... I will admit it, I really love my 10$ bottle of Tattoo :). Man I feel so good admitting this, I feel like a huge cloud has been lifted from me. I can now sleep better at night now that I no...
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    Re: Your greatest blind buy!

    My greatest blind buy would have to be Terre D'Hermes EDT. This by far is the most expensive fragrance I own and it was worth every penny. It smells great and has the best longevity and projection of...
  72. Re: Does poor projection/sillage/longevity stop you from wearing certain fragrances?

    For most of my fragrances I can't really tell when they fade away or stop projecting so I just pick what ever sounds good to me in the morning and not worry about longevity or projection.
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    Re: Effect of cologne on clothes?

    I spray my shirts all the time and I have yet to damage any of my shirts... although I will admit my shirts only cost between 10 & 20$ so they are not high grade material :).
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    Re: [Help]Choosing mint/fruity summer scent

    Maybe you could sample HM Hanae Mori for men... to me I got a good blast of mint from this and some citrus.
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    Re: Fresh and minty?

    I had the chance to smell HM Hanae Mori for men the other day and I was impressed by the minty freshness I got from this fragrance. Granted I never got to the dry down phase but the top notes smelled...
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    Re: Best cologne for teens

    I really agree about the D&G light blue.... actually I agree with pretty much everything you said :).
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    Re: Best cologne for teens

    My son will be a teen shortly and this is what I have either got him already or will be getting him for his starter set.

    Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue for men - own
    Perry Ellis 360 Red - own...
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    I managed to stop by the new Stein Mart close to where to I work.... I must say I am not impressed. Their fragrance selection is small (limited to one shelf for both men and women) and nothing is...
  79. Re: Every mans question has just been answered by a Yahoo article!

    The title of the thread was more of a joke and it is a Yahoo article... not exactly known for ground breaking stories :). However that article will be seen by lots and lots of people, most of whom...
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    Re: What happened to my bottle of AdG?

    You had this bottle for almost 5 years and everything was fine? You decide that you want to sell the bottle so you test it out / measure it and then pack it up with no issues? Weeks later you pull...
  81. Re: For everyday warm weather: Perry Ellis 360 Red or Versace Pour Homme?

    I have both of these... well 360 red is really for my son when he starts school in a few weeks but these scents really do not compare. I for one would choose versace pour homme every time but I find...
  82. Every mans question has just been answered by a Yahoo article!

    Look no further guys, Yahoo just posted an article called "What women think of mens colognes" :) :cheesy:. Alright I admit it is no where on par with the info we could get on Basenotes but I did find...
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    Re: Best blind buy and would you recommend it!!

    The cool thing is you can find Cerruti Pour Homme for the price of a Starbucks triple latte..... it is a good scent and at that price if you don't like it you are out very little money. Plus it is an...
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    Funny you should mention Steinmart.... I just found out today that a new one was just opened near where I work. I remember from an older Steinmart (long since closed down) that they carried...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, August 8th, 2012

    Versace Pour Homme for me!
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    Re: Anosmic to Terre d'Hermes?

    TDH EDT is one of the few fragrances I have that I can smell on myself 6 -8 hours or more after application and I only put on 3 sprays.
  87. Re: What if Aventus was created by a designer house?

    How many places have a Harrods? As far as I know in the Kansas City area (heck maybe even the whole state of Kansas) there is only one place that even sells Creeds and that place is Halls on the...
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    Re: Shaking perfume bottles!!!...Do you do it?

    Just remember if you shake it more than twice you are playing with it.... :evil:
  89. Re: What if Aventus was created by a designer house?

    Heck I never thought of flankers... good catch!
  90. Re: What if Aventus was created by a designer house?

    Seems to me like this is a catch 22. According to all the reviews and threads on Aventus it appears to be a huge compliment machine, however if this were a designer scent sold at every big department...
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    +1000 internet cookies for Dampier! This is very cool of you to do and I for one look forward to seeing the finished product!
  92. Re: What would you put your nose through for compliments?

    This is one of those threads that sounds really good in your head late at night while watching tv but when you put it down on the forums it does not come across how you wanted it to. Number 1 my...
  93. Re: What would you put your nose through for compliments?

    The point of my thread was to ask if you would wear something you thought was atrocious if others found it amazing on you and gave you loads of compliments. It is an easy out to say you would wear...
  94. What would you put your nose through for compliments?

    Reading through a lot of threads on both sides of the scale (IE - most hated fragrance / most loved) and various compliment threads it got me thinking.... to what extreme would you put your nose...
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    Re: 22 fast Bond No. 9 Reviews!!

    Am I the only one that tried to read the reviews as fast as possible (kind of like an auctioneer) because of the title?

    Anyways the reviews were really helpful, thanks!
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    Re: SOTD Monday, August 6 2012

    My sotd is Mont Blanc Presence!
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    Re: Body Kouros new bottle

    I think I might actually prefer the newer bottle (I own the older bottle) as long as the scent has not changed :).
  98. Re: Gift ideas for man who only wears Givenchy Play?!

    +2
    This is one wonderful scent.

    Very Irresistible is another good scent in my opinion, how ever this one you may want to try first as it tends to have a synthetic chocolate scent... I find it...
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    Re: Paco Rabanne Blaxk XS or CK Euphoria man

    I own Black XS and have smelled Euphoria... in my opinion they smell nothing alike. I did not care to much for Euphoria but I absolutely love Black XS. I would say if you like the smell of creamy...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, August 5, 2012

    YSL Body Kouros is my sotd.
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