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  1. Re: Has Dolce & Gabbana - The One lost its relevance among fragrance enthusiasts?

    Still out there. Still smells great. Id assume it sells good based on the top notes, but its performance is just unacceptable. Great top, but that is easy to find. Enthusiasts can accept it for what...
  2. Re: The Problems with 'Sexy' Fragrances, Seeking Compliments, & the 'Sweet Spot' (LONG READ)

    I got about half done, then started skimming. I will react someday soon when im at a computer and can read this more easily. Thank you for writing something with obvious care.
  3. Re: Take The Basenotes ACRONYM Challenge: See How You Score!

    Ah. Im on a phone, hunting, vacation. Ill check it out when im back in civilization. Awesome thread. Super fun, works the brain, pertinent to the fragrance community. Great stuff, one of the more fun...
  4. Re: Take The Basenotes ACRONYM Challenge: See How You Score!

    28. Im Creepy. DZING! is an acronym? I know its a fragrance. Ive sampled it, didnt know that.

    I missed:
    BDI
    BOG
    FeA
    LS
    FiF
    MPG
    DZING!
  5. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    Habit Rouge EDT
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    Re: Tom Ford Extreme

    I got a bottle recently. Havent reviewed it yet. It is truffle heavy. Almost fig like. Then kinda poutpouri leather. Really nice. Not very long lasting or projection heavy. Reminded me a bit if Dia...
  7. Re: You Tubers Peter/Fragranceview & Oswald/MrOz Brand Announcements. Videos Inside .

    Aromachem, mixed, natural. Now that seems fun. What about pricing, any clue?
  8. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    Tam Dao!
  9. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    Bottega Veneta pour Homme
  10. Re: Favorite ‘warm-spicy’ fragrance

    Cartier Declaration seems perfect
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    Re: Autumn/Winter

    Varvatos Dark Rebel
  12. Re: What kind of man can pull off Dior Homme Intense?

    Probably biggest requisit would be confidence. But i imagine anyone could wear it fine. I always found it a bit loud and gourmandy. I agree though it has to fit. I like the smell of Poison but dont...
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    Re: One choice for...Vol XXIII

    - You are the action hero. Fahrenheit
    - You are the detective. Lupin Dandy
    - You are the villain/femme fatale Black Aoud
    - You are a porn actor/actress. Pegasus
    - You are a Nouvelle Vague...
  14. Re: Latest Guerlain L'Homme Ideal Flanker - L'Homme Ideal Cool!

    Underwhelmed. My least favorite Ideal ive tried so far.
  15. Re: Should I return a recently purchased fragrance if it was produced over 3 years ago?

    It is not expired. Its fine.
  16. Re: Real or fake La Nuit De L'Homme?

    Oh, box. I have no clue there. Sorry.
  17. Re: You Tubers Peter/Fragranceview & Oswald/MrOz Brand Announcements. Videos Inside .

    Three tiered, as in budgetary or layering? Not a fan of intentionally simplistic scents for layering. (Or self checkouts for that matter) If its stand alone scents Im gonna sample all three for sure....
  18. Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VII

    Nice!
  19. Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VII

    Santal. Havent given it a try yet, though.
  20. Re: do yo recommend me gucci guilty absolute pour homme for winter ?

    Sure. Why not. With no stated preferences besides longevity and projection id recomend Black Aoud by Montale. But GGA is good on both.
  21. Re: What quantity of fragrances do you have to have that requires you to prove it?

    No one has to show proof of anything. Of course. I feel like others "proof" is knowledge. In music terms they know the deep cuts. But there has to be a point where believability is strained. Reductio...
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    Re: Top 30 Fragrances of All Time

    I’ve only tried 8 of Darvants and would keep 2, Polo and Fahrenheit. I’ve only tried 12 of Buysblind’s list, and would only keep 2, LDDM and TdH. OP was like 15 tried and 4ish.
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    Re: Latest Cartier - L'Envol Parfum!

    Nectar of the gods.
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    Re: Rip git

    Dirty little secret, I’ve never smelled it. So I can’t really comment on the similarities. Really just reading barneys rip brought it to mind. If it does smell in the same general profile of Cool...
  25. Re: Top ten list of favourite fragrances that can be got for $60 or less

    Id buy rive gauche for 60 if i saw it.
  26. Re: Real or fake La Nuit De L'Homme?

    I mean, it looks like the 200 ml bottles look. Joy Amin had one. Only time ive seen one. Thats a lot of nuit.
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    Re: Rip git

    Cool water killed it with ubiquity.
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    Re: Top 30 Fragrances of All Time

    I consider bias to have a conotation of untruth and slight condescension. . After he explained, it was not used wrong, but as Slayer said, "preference" would have been a more appropriate term.
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    Re: Top 30 Fragrances of All Time

    I gotta say, when i read this op, my first thought is "man, 1000+ bottles. From $20 to $200 a bottle on average, say mean $50, thats at least $70,000 worth of fragrances."
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    Re: Top 30 Fragrances of All Time

    Obviously put some time in to writing your list, so thanks for that. I have yet to see two identical top tens on here. So i have no problem with your list. It does seem to skew fairly current....
  31. Re: Top ten list of favourite fragrances that can be got for $60 or less

    100 ml bottles

    1. Yatagan
    2. Heritage
    3. Dior Homme
    4. Third Man
    5. Polo
    6. Habit Rouge
    7. Terre d'hermes
    8. Obsession
  32. Re: You Tubers Peter/Fragranceview & Oswald/MrOz Brand Announcements. Videos Inside .

    Peter loves oud, right? Gonna be a strong oud? I saw a video once of him at work, fixing stuff underwater. Lots of respect for him.
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    Re: Top 30 Fragrances of All Time

    Jub XXV, LDDM, Sauvage id agree with. In my ten 30. 15 of yours i havent tried.
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    Re: Game Day!

    Unfun Vikings with Viking. AdG before bed watching the Ravens pound the Pats. So much for their lauded defense. One spry quarterback and theyre in fits! Gotta solve that. Pats usually have a clunker...
  35. Re: What do you think of Nicolai Amber Oud?

    So Amber Oud smells like lavendar and patchouli? Lol. How they decide on these names. Ive been meaning to sample this house as an extension of guerlains family tree, but havent made it there yet....
  36. Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VII

    112122
    Incoming samples. Happy time.
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    Re: Latest Cartier - L'Envol Parfum!

    I just got a sample of the original in yeaterday, but i havent smelled it yet.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Last night I wore Obsession because I had just gotten my new bottle and wanted to try it out. Hadn't worn anything but vintage.
  39. Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    My fragrant overview:

    Yatagan - female coworker "you smell f***in great."
    La Yuqawam - Coworker - It smells like a f***in French whorehouse in here."
    Grand Soir - Coworker "What is that? ...
  40. Re: General reactions while wearing Oud fragrances.

    None whenever I have worn one. and I'd assume the reactions to synthetic westernized oud and true dirty oud would not neccesarily correlate.
  41. Re: Looking for a good fragrance for a 25 year old young professional

    Dior Homme Intense. Easy call. If you can find the original, the intense is not a million miles away. Indeed, I prefer the original. I can't keep the L'Hommes straight in my head, though I've...
  42. Re: Tobacco Oud Intense, Tom Ford/how many Sprays

    You are going from 2 safe fragrances to something id assume is significantly more bold. I have not tried it yet. I cannot comment on amount of sprays.
  43. Re: Still making Basenotes Awesomer / more info / cake sale / new BN Plus

    I like the green, but if I were to pick a different color it would be orange. I think both blue and pink would be classically gendered colors. Although that pink is sharp. Reminds me of the late...
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    Re: Fougere D'argent & Viking

    I wouldn't consider them redundant, or even similar.
  45. Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VII

    nice. that's a good looking set.
  46. Re: How to wear Bleu de Chanel EDT?

    I would just wear whatever deodorant I want and same with soap. Though, I'm a bar soap guy. If my fragrance is overpowered by my deodorant then either my deodorant is too strong or fragrance too...
  47. Re: Guerlain Heritage and Creed Bois du Portugal.

    I never have smelled BdP or Lalique. Its been on my to try list for a while. I was not aware it smelled like Heritage. I love Heritage. But no patchouli? How? I'm confused.
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    Re: Beginer what path to choose?

    I second that opinion. If you don't like lemale, and its lavender forward qualities 3rd man might land flat. It really fits in well with all the fragrances you don't like.



    Is that Club de...
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    Re: Which Guerlain next?

    Ideal line feels more updated, less classic. I think they are all wassers, if im not mistaken. Homme too. Lidg is some in between thing. JPG made those mens classics. I wouldnt blind buy any others...
  50. Re: Is it just me? New fragrance blues........

    I feel like it is my nose. My sampling protocol is initial sniffs, hand, and wrist/full wearing on three seperate days. Usually a day or two in between if im patient. Sometimes my initial reaction is...
  51. Re: 'Fahrenheit Day' on Monday, 14th Dec 2015......

    Im down like donkey kong!
  52. Re: Burberry London for Men - thoughts on Performance

    I'm gonna go ahead and say maybe there was some batch inconsistency here. I just can't believe anybody wearing the same fragrance I was got a whole days longevity from it. I don't really consider...
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    Re: Most worn in October 2019

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    K by Dolce & Gabbana by Dolce & Gabbana
    5 wears





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  54. Re: A new Dior Homme fragrance is on its way, apparently

    How about a floral forward light and airy to go after the chinese money.
  55. Re: What's the odd one else in my collection? (And what else should be there?)

    No Polo or Kouros. And the Guerlain is a baby! You need a bigger bottle!
  56. Re: Burberry London for Men - thoughts on Performance

    Ive considered rebuying it because i like the smell so much, but it was anemic. I got it from fragnet, and it was similar to an aftershave longevity. And it was a skin scent in like 10 minutes.
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    Re: my Tom Ford sampling

    No cherry cola smell at all, that wasn't what I meant. I was meaning Cherry Coke vs Normal Coke. To me it has a more fruity aspect that makes it a slightly different take on the same theme. Like a...
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    Re: my Tom Ford sampling

    BTW, I also blind bought a bottle of Tom Ford for men Extreme. So add that one to the list.
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    Re: my Tom Ford sampling

    Beau de Jour +
    Patchouli Absolu +
    Plum Japonais +
    Fougere Platine =

    Three of those were pretty good fragrances. That is a darn good hit rate. The only one I'd consider a full bottle of would...
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    Re: Game Day!

    Bryce Harper is crying somewhere.
  61. Re: BR540 extrait how many sprays?

    On my wife I found the extrait to be more noticeable than the edp. I would just go with the same amount of sprays you did before.
  62. Re: Large Bottle Sizes You Were Not Aware Your Fragrances Came In!

    I dont even like 200ml bottles, too bulky. Whats the biggest size youve ever seen with a sprayer? I assume all these are meant to be decanted. I think 200ml is the biggest spray bottle ive seen in...
  63. Re: What're the absolute best clones/alternatives?

    I disagree about the Primitive Man. Ive used up a bottle of it. Ive also worn Sauvage EDT and EDP a bunch. Im positive there are good Sauvage clones out there, Hunter intense or something, i dont...
  64. Re: Expensive smelling men’s fragrances not necessarily high priced?

    hm. toughy. I've smelled some things that make me think, smells expensive, but they usually are. I can name a bunch of things that smell more expensive than they are, agree with the lalique and...
  65. Re: Creed Aventus for her - fake or authentic?

    Looks legit as far as I can tell. But the true authenticity check is your nose. Compare it to another sample.
  66. Re: Which classic Guerlain fragrances are best for work?

    Heritage or lhomme. Heritage is a bit old school. If you dont like patchouli its a no. Lhomme is much maligned, but they are solid frags, better than average.
  67. Re: Dolce and Gabanna The One like dry down recommendation

    H2O has a similar dry down.
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    Re: Dollar Tree imitations

    Kinda hard to freshen up your car and bathroom with an oil roll on, though, right?
  69. Re: Scent of the night - what fragrance did you sleep with last night

    AdG
  70. Re: Habit Rouge, Heritage, L´Instant or Egoiste

    Easily Heritage. The other 2 Guerlain are good frags, but i feel Habit and linstant edt have a summer feel, lidge would be my next choice.
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    Re: Game Day!

    Fins steelers, D&G K
  72. Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    I just picked up a 2.5 oz Dark Rebel for $25. They had Artisian Pure too. Ive sampled them before. DR been on my radar. I just never get to buy things in person so i jumped on the opportunity. Very...
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    Re: Dollar Tree imitations

    I was at the dollar tree today and saw Enthral fake Envy by EAD. Ive never smelled the real thing so i figured what the heck, its a buck. Got 3, and a spicebomb one. I had an A*Men one I use for my...
  74. Re: Collecting vs Hoarding and downsizing

    I disagree that the purpose of a collection is to be worn. Or really any function beyond being a collectable. I used to collect Star Wars action figures. The purpose wasnt to play with them. I was a...
  75. Re: jaipur homme boucheron edt and edp notes?

    I have never tried it. Jelly. I would think the edt was the popular preferred concentration. EDP sounds good to me.
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    Re: Help me find a funny thread

    I think i was mixing 2 different threads in my head. This is indeed the one! Thank you 30 Roses! I have literally laughed out loud all over again. And it aged well.
  77. Re: Best aftershave for under $10 on Amazon?

    Brut is my favorite. Aqua Velva Musk is pretty darn good too.
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    Help me find a funny thread

    There once was a thread, or a post really, that made me laugh quite a bit. It was something about sales assosiates and them selling bs or talking down to them or something. Someone made a story up...
  79. Re: Prada Luna Rossa Carbon is good

    +1 agree
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    Poll: Re: A fall scent out of these?

    I get good longevity from Dior Homme EDT, allbeit quiet in the drydown. Probably about 6-7 hours. TdH parfum beats it there for sure. BOrchid, TF N Extreme also probably beat it out in longevity. I...
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    Poll: Re: A fall scent out of these?

    Id say TF Noir Extreme. Dior homme is the best fragrance overall in my opinion, but my choice was taking your whole post into consideration. If i remember right you have said you go anosmic to Terre...
  82. Re: What Is Your Top Five As Of Right Now!

    1. Yatagan
    2. Ombre Leather
    3. Heritage
    4. Viking
    5. Fahrenheit

    Looking at my current 5 i realized all 5 actually develope. Its not something ive usually considered a big deal, but maybe it is...
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    Re: Opening Day

    111604

    Taking the Vikings bye week as an opportunity to wear something besides Viking for the week. Gonna watch some Sunday Ticket!
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    Re: Game Day!

    1. Football
    2. Baseball
    3. Basketball
    4. Hockey

    Big 4, right? Am i just too minnesotan by including hockey?
  85. Re: A new Dior Homme fragrance is on its way, apparently

    They have everyday DH, gourmand DHI, fresh DH Sport, business DHE, Leather/smoke DHP.
    So what? Oriental amber? Aventus/invictus sweety? Oud? Floral? My guess is to agree with cameron, sport or eau...
  86. Re: Recommend me a Fruity/leather cologne?

    Welcome! Ive got 2 fragrance suggestions for you. First Mont Blanc Explorer, widely available, a little zingier but good. And if you dont mind ordering online get La Yuqawam. It smells like a...
  87. Re: Tom Ford Discontinued Italian Cypress on ebay

    I believed all Tom Ford testers were fake. But then i saw some on fragrancenet. So some are real, i guess. Those white tester boxed ones are really terrible looking.
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    Re: Nasomatto Nudiflorum

    Saw this on fragrancenet. Back that **** up!
  89. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    Ha! Those would get you some pretty good ribbing from the hunting party. Seem very ill fitting, and inappropriate. Could use like 1 spray after the evening hunt before you go to the bar or something,...
  90. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    I didnt comment on it yesterday, but this post made me laugh, and i wanted to show my like. Like.
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    Re: Game Day!

    Sports equinox! Big 4 all in play. Tis the season!

    I rarely watch regular season nba, it really becomes a different game in the playoffs.
    And can i just mention my Golden Gophers? 8-0 for the...
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    Re: Game Day!

    I read your comment last week without seeibg the picture and thought you meant the new D&G pimento frag.
  93. Re: Oh what to wear, what to wear???

    Dia Man from your wardrobe seems perfect.

    Id wear Ombre Leather.
  94. Re: Prada Luna Rossa Carbon is good

    Its got a kinda cool looking bottle. It seems fitting for the fragrance. I like caps, though. But as integrated sprayers go the asthetic is not unpleasing.

    Lhomme is pretty nice too. Prada is a...
  95. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    I'll be interested to hear your feedback on this one.
  96. Re: Prada Luna Rossa Carbon is good

    I never found it super similar to Sauvage beyond the ambroxan. But in that case the oakmoss in Aramis would smell like Drakkar Noir.
  97. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    I'm gonna buy a bottle of this soon. I had the Pure Parfum, and EIV, but never the original, and I think I like it best. Thank you.



    I will sample if I can find it. Smoky gingerbread,...
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    Re: Just sharing

    I would say the overall feeling I felt after moving on from them was excitement. I feel very positive and happy about it. Like I said, moment of clarity, something just clicked. It just kinda felt...
  99. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    LARPing is Live Action Role Playing.
    111517
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    Re: Just sharing

    It wasnt really a money thing. It was more of a feeling thing. I feel very comfortable wearing the Viking I own. Ive gone about this hobby without stretching my budget, thankfully. It was that way...
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