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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Gatsby for a crisp, sunny morning.
  2. Re: please can you talk about your experiences of Bowling Greene?

    Loud and cheap.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Jolie Madame. Because it suits me well.
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    Xeryus Rouge. Just was in the mood.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    I've got an EDT and EDP, older batches but probably not that old. Both are small bottles so I'll have a good reason to look for other versions at some point ;)

    Virgilio. Just was in the mood for...
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    Re: Why do some people hate fragrance this much?

    Personally I've got quite a craving for a blue stilton and sheep's wool perfume.
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    Re: Aromatics Elixir - taming the beast?

    One spray towards the lower chest and I'm usually quite happy Same when it comes to Giorgio Beverly Hills pour Homme and a few others.

    The one fragrance I never quite seem to tame is funnily...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Agree, it's as timeless classic. Will always own a bottle or two.


    Pino Silvestre. To satisfy my frugal side.
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    Re: Assumed shilling

    Stop shilling, brah. ;)
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    Re: Why do some people hate fragrance this much?

    I went to the post office the other day after I had generously applied Dior Homme Intense and a guy wearing a high vis vest, carrying a helping hand grabber (thus I think his job might have been...
  11. Re: Are Scent Free Environments Becoming A Problem For Fragrance Enthusiasts?

    Ever since I've heard that you're not allowed to drink a beer in the park in Canada I was suspicious of the place ;) USA as well, I believe.

    Luckily haven't encountered that here yet but it might...
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    Re: Why do some people hate fragrance this much?

    It can be fine line between being a bit intolerant and reminding people to be mindful of others.

    I went to the cinema not too long ago and a homeless/slightly mental girl sneaked in a while after...
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    Re: Why do some people hate fragrance this much?

    I have a female friend, she used to make a fuss when people wore a lot of perfume at the cinema and so on, trying to embarass them. Her main reason was that she thought that such people, especially...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Mitsouko. Just wanted to smell good.
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    Re: Why do some people hate fragrance this much?

    She enjoyed being outraged and to really show it, or maybe she just really hated it.

    Most likely she just used the cloth to hide/wipe away her drool, it was Aventus after all.

    Just kidding,...
  16. Re: GQ - "The Best Cologne from Each Fragrance Family"

    Nice to see Grey Flannel getting some love for a change.

    I don't think I'd consider Terre d'Hermes as mainly woods but I guess it's a part of it.
  17. Thread: Genghis Khan

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    Re: Genghis Khan

    I've had 2 of the urn bottles (not very dear at the time. Ebay. Think they came from a seller in Spain or Portugal, if I remember correctly) but as they were splash bottles, which I generally find a...
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    Re: The Dior Homme Line...Should We Panic Yet?

    I've got enough of either (old batches) to be happy but if I was a huge fan and wore these regularly I'd probably look into stocking up before it's too late.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Dior Homme Intense, old batch. Testing the last remaining bottle. Once briefly a top favourite, it's on thin ice these days. Never transcended its change of pace purpose.
  20. Re: Observtion on Bogart Pour Homme, which arrived today

    I've only ever had a bottle that had gone bad but what I could smell wasn't for me. Not a fan of any of the newer, sweet Bogarts.
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    Re: How have your tastes changed over time?

    Experimented with gourmands, vanilla, sweet scents, (non-leather) feminines, GIT/CW type scents and aquatics, then left most of them behind. My favourites seem to pop up in threads about dark, gothic...
  22. Re: I really dislike Creed's new direction as a house

    I've always associated Creed with a certain kind of bro, plus the marketing and cost...hence I've only ever tried 2 (Aventus and GIT). Nice quality but wasn't interested in spending that much money...
  23. Re: Does It Bother You When People You Like Mock Cologne In General?

    You don't think it's true, to some extend?

    https://static.boredpanda.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/people-are-comparing-boris-johnson-to-trump-5-5d382344e0838__700.jpg
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    Re: Would I like Chanel Antaeus?

    Considering that you perceived Vetiver as dated and looking at the perfumes you've listed, I'd say it's a bit of a risky blind buy for you.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Dior Homme Intense. Still cooler and to test if I actually still need this.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Dior Homme Intense. Because it's colder.
  27. Re: Does It Bother You When People You Like Mock Cologne In General?

    +1. I've heard the name before though.

    Wikipedia states that he's a libertarian, supports pot and other drug use, gay marriage, universal healthcare and income and so on, so sounds quite liberal....
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    Re: Your 2020 Fragrance Balance

    -1. Sold one.
  29. Re: Help me out to round my very small collection please :)

    Nice collection. Perhaps you'd like to look at something like Patrick.
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    Re: Changing username??

    :lolk: that's a pretty good solution. I like the 2nd version better.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Dior Homme Intense. Because it's windy enough.
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    Re: Do you wear perfume for workouts?

    I only exercise at home or outdoors so I'm wearing whatever I'm wearing at the time. I've not been to a gym since school but I'd imagine I'd rather get a whiff of perfume than of some dude's butt...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Dune. Looked kinda bright.
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    Re: Everybody Hates Hugo Boss

    I've only tried No 1 (own it), Bottled (owned it. It's ok but got tired of it quickly) and some sample (was ok, decent citrus for summer but very middle of the road, uneventful mainstream). I look at...
  35. Re: Do samples feel weaker on you than the actual bottles?

    Quite the opposite. May just be the amount/style of application.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Gucci pour Homme. Gucci gang, gucci gang, gucci gang, once you hear it....
  37. Re: What is your least favorite part about buying a perfume?

    Maybe you're more sensitive than aspirational, or simply sane and sensible, not needing some brand to increase your self-worth ;) It works for some and won't for others.
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    Re: Changing username??

    At least it's not a tattoo, eh?
  39. Re: Personality types and colognes/perfumes.Do you believe in it?

    I do to some extend. Wasn't it something like extroverts supposedly prefer freshies (hence football hooligans love Cool Water, it's the perfect scent to batter someone after a game, imo) and...
  40. Re: What is your least favorite part about buying a perfume?

    Cost. And I guess the general snootiness involved when it comes to luxury goods, though I guess it works
    https://www.marketplace.org/2014/05/16/snobby-salespeople-sell-more-luxury-goods/
  41. Re: recommend the smell of quiet confidence for a nervous young man

    Kouros.
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    Re: Describe your perfect perfume...

    It's free, smells awesome and only a couple of people know about it.
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    Re: Do you wear fragrance even at home alone?

    Only if I want to test something, otherwise, if I don't go out at all (which doesn't happen very often), I'm quite happy to have a fragrance free day. Especially since I've got glasses again. The...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Moustache. As it's sunny.
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    Heritage. Because I'm cycling.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Egoiste. To lure the goddess of fecundity.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Jaipur Homme. As it's an easy alternative to wearing adult nappies.
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    Re: Your 2019 Fragrance Netto

    All in all probably -4 or 5 and +1.
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    Re: Have you returned opened fragrance to Amazon?

    I'd only return if there's something wrong with it. If I'd blind buy then I'd consider it my own fault if I don't like it and list the item on Ebay.
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    Poll: Re: Lying about fragrance when shipping

    I'm in the UK and still have to lie about fragrances being in their original packaging sometimes. I do put them in a box, even if I don't have the original one, just in case they X-ray or open it,...
  51. Re: "Your Mean Grandma" perfumes - can you recommend me some?

    I'm a little bit outraged but mostly disturbed that many of my feminine leathers show up in this thread. Unless mean grandma really means something like this.......
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    Re: Combatting dog smell in car

    To quote Mitt Romney, dogs like fresh air ;)
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Guerlain's Vetiver. As it looked sunny for half an hour this morning.
  54. Re: how to describe the scent of Myrrh in words? Any typical myrrh perfumes you recommend?

    Same. Also believe that they burn them together during church services.
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    Re: Rose Prick - I'm not makin' this up !!! LOL

    Reference to fungal infection?
  56. Re: Star Wars Characters And Their Corresponding Fragrance

    Oscar de la Renta pour Lui

    Next - Worf




    ;) Jabba the Hutt
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    Re: Fucking Fabulous for high school?

    If you plan on being ***king fabulous then you should wear it. If classmates or teachers don't like it then I'm sure they'll let you know.
  58. Re: Is Boucheron pour homme (1991) blind buy worthy?

    Sure is.
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    Re: People that wear cologne and no deodorant

    So, you've worked in Europe?

    Not sure if people in the USA really stink less/are more obsessed with cleanliness but yeah, some people just don't wash, don't use deodorant or maybe they're just...
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    Re: What's the best fragrance for a hangover?

    Kouros makes everything better, plus you'll smell good when staggering to the store to get Aspirin.
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    Re: If you like a leather perfume...

    I've not been close enough but what do cows actually smell like? I'd assume different than tanned leather?

    Which makes me wonder, are there as many/any fragrances that have a wool/sheep smell. I'd...
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    Re: If you like a leather perfume...

    I just like the smell of tanning chemicals and bikers. Seriously though,it just smells good. The idea of leather as something rugged, non-plasticky and durable probably plays a part as well. Also,...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Tabac EDC. Because it can make all the fragrance fads seem unnecessary.
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    Re: Meeting an ex for coffee what should I wear

    I agree and can confirm that they come back impure and old. They also seem to live in a long gone past in which they still had the power to intrigue very young men.
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    Poll: Re: Which one best describes you?

    The Fragrant Polygamist and Seasoned and complete.

    Pretty content for the moment (hence I avoid sampling/buying a lot) and am ready to enter Valhalla when the time comes. This may change at some...
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    Re: Most Pretentious Fragrance Names

    :lolk: Nake wrestling?
  67. Re: Is It Always About Pinching a Penny For You?

    Pretty much. Unless I've experienced problems with the cheapest seller.
  68. Re: Take Me to the River / Wash Me in the Water

    :tongue:

    I'm sure they smell nice but the blurb isn't very appealing. Bad decisions and regret, sounds too much like blind buying perfume.
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    Re: Fragrance on clothes

    Prefer to spray on skin. Risk of staining clothes, fragrance warms up onthe body and mixes with your scent, it's still there when taking clothes off. I'm usually very health conscious (hate cigarette...
  70. Re: Guerlain Women’s Fragrances Men Easily Wear?

    Jicky, which is a unisex to begin with?, Mitsouko, though some will recognise it. Almost all women and some men will recognise the ever so popular Shalimar as it is one of the most iconic female...
  71. Re: which fragrances work really well along with eating dinner or lunch?

    Anything applied lightly.
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    Re: Meeting an ex for coffee what should I wear

    2+ exes plus some tabs of acid, imo.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    More Live Jazz to do some final shopping.
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    Re: What are you wearing for the holidays?

    No specific plans but maybe DHI at some point.
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    Re: What cologne would the mandalorian wear?

    http://www.basenotes.net/editorialimages/originals/jarjar.jpg
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    Re: Fragrances and the Workplace

    Will depend on your place of work/colleagues. Some places will insist on you becoming a neutered pet dog, on a leash, stumpy tail between your legs, and ban any sort of sexy beast mode. Watch out for...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Live Jazz. As I haven't worn it in ages.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Ungaro II. It stood in the front row.
  79. Re: Has anyone gone back to a very old signature they used to wear?

    Never had a signature fragrance but some early ones that I wore for a while before moving on the other scents, Cool Water, wouldn't wear it now, and Bulgari pH Soir, still got the old bottle and wear...
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    Re: Meeting an ex for coffee what should I wear

    Something that will comfort you after seeing her/him 10 years older.

    Facebook might be a good way to prepare for it.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    YSL pour Homme. Trusty old lemon cleaner.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Bandit. Just was in the mood.
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    Re: Fragrances you bought - 2019

    Nice name. Can it live up to it?
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    Re: Fragrances you bought - 2019

    Just one. Dark Aoud. I moved and had already packed up all of my fragrances (I know....way too efficient) apart from a sample of Dark Aoud which had been left behind. I rather enjoyed wearing it, the...
  85. Re: I have not posted in 5 years, what did I miss ?

    I think so. I managed to click on the Aventus subforum by mistake earlier and saw threads about batch mixing.
  86. Re: I have not posted in 5 years, what did I miss ?

    Several batches of Aventus, I'd assume.
  87. Re: Anyone else dislike amber as a note in men's fragrances?

    Amber is a note, one of many, I'm not entirely sure I could identify correctly. I think I assumed amber to be the sort of grey/dull note (and which I don't always like) that can be found in perfumes...
  88. Re: Which men's fragrances would smell good for a woman?

    All depends on how much you like to wear it, of course. Women aren't all the same (hence my slightly tongue in cheek post).

    I was slightly taken aback some years ago when my woman wore a rather...
  89. Re: House of Cartier (L'Envol, Pasha, Santos, etc.)

    Liked most Cartier I've tried. Santos Concentree, Declaration Essence, Le Baiser du Dragon, Must de Cartier...all nice.
  90. Thread: Diesel Bad

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    Re: Diesel Bad

    I think the thread title sums it up nicely.

    To be fair, I'm not even sure if I've ever tried any Diesel fragrances apart from Fuel for Life (which wasn't bad). Some of the bottles though.....
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    One reason to switch up scents regularly :lolk:
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Cabochard. Leather and Christmas sounds like a good combination to me.
  93. Re: Uh oh.. Massive fragrance changes in 2021/2022. (opoponax, jasmine, ylang ylang)..

    You guys are forgetting about China. China, dude.
  94. Re: A new Dior Homme fragrance is on its way, apparently

    Bottle looks bad, nobody seems to be impressed by the smell, sounds as if Dior has created a bestseller.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Visit. Continuing my journey through the cheapie part of the collection. Visit isn't really in danger of getting culled, always seem to enjoy wearing it as a casual scent. Witness got the chop....
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Witness. Recently relocated, so it's a good time to wear some of the stuff that I tend to choose less often to see if it still earns its spot. London already was given the chop.
  97. Re: I like Habit Rouge, Heritage, Samsara, and Shalimar. Can I blind-buy any other Guerlain classics

    Good choices but I don't think Jicky should be forgotten.
  98. Re: Which men's fragrances would smell good for a woman?

    Kouros, Quorum, Leather Oud, One Man Show.
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    Re: J'Adore starring Mr. Bean

    I don't know if we should kiss, I mean, you're Mr. Bean.
    Yeah but I'm also kinda hot.
    Yeah!
    *snog*
  100. Re: Do youtube fragrance reviewers really have any influence?

    The amount of potential influence can be seen in the number of people who watched their videos. Let's not forget that some even built an army!
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