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  1. Re: Michael For Men by Michael Kors - Does anyone still wear this?

    My experience mirrors yours.
    I found the 2014 version to be a weakened and markedly less rich version of the earlier scent. Decent but not worth buying to me, even if I hadn't already owned the...
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    Re: Your guilty pleasure fragrance

    Mine would be Joop Homme
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    Re: Gunpowder fragrances?

    I find this a bit overblown for a scent as "minor" as Amazingreen.
    Unlike some here I found the gunpowder note prominent and, well, "interesting", but I found the scent as a whole was a bit of a...
  4. Re: Frag Sleuths: Creed uses mostly synthetics but why do their frags smell so natural to my nose?

    " I can bet that houses like Dior, Chanel, etc have higher margins because of economy of scale, because they use cheap synthetics"

    You can bet , but you would lose your money.
  5. Re: Woodsy wood scent - a bit deep, a bit dark, a bit dry, and definitely masculine. Any suggestions

    Guerlain Derby ?
    A long shot as it's not one of the first that came to mind from your description of what you were looking for but it is kind of deep, woody and masculine.
    you'd need to enjoy...
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    Poll: Re: Vote please, potential next purchase

    Don't think it matters if you plan to buy both at some point.
    I'd choose Gentlemen Only of the two but that's just me.
  7. Re: Givenchy Gentlemen Only. What would you say is the dominant accord/note? Please help.

    It's a couple of years since I smelled this so don't remember too well but I recall a spice and patchouli mix ( subtle incense and nutmeg )
    i didn't like it enough to buy it but thought it better...
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    Re: Wood and chocolate?

    JPG Kokorico if it's still available. I thought this better than it was given credit for Cocoa, cedar, patchouli and fig mainly.
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    Re: Decaration....without the cumin note.

    The parfum might be what you are looking for. Try it first though. I like it but it's not really a stronger Declaration without the cumin, you might be disappointed if you were looking for the...
  10. Re: The official Jeremy Fragrance fragrance thread

    LOL :smiley:
    But actually that's close to what it would take to get me to try it.
    At this point I've no interest in loud generic releases, but might just be persuaded to part with $15 -$20 for a...
  11. Re: Pound for pound (or dollar, euro, whatever) what scents offer the most value?

    Maybe you should try it in the summer :wink:
    I get reasonable performance from it.
  12. Re: Pound for pound (or dollar, euro, whatever) what scents offer the most value?

    I agree with pretty much everything mentioned but I'll add Moschino Uomo ?
    At around 5ml per £1 spent it's a no brainer for me, even if the vintage quality isn't quite there any more.
    Easy to...
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    Re: Fragrance related vanity license plate

    Tr0ll 01
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    Re: Best fragrance for a 22 hour train ride

    I've done this journey from the San Francisco Bay Area to Eugene, Oregon. Some nice scenery in parts.
    From your list Mugler Cologne. I'd be wearing Monsieur De Givenchy with Hermes Eau D'Orange...
  15. Re: Niche fragrance that smells close to Aramis Devin

    This seems like a strange reply.
    A thread asking for something longer lasting than Devin and 8 years later we're talking conspiracy theory about jackpot divorcees with a comprehensive knowledge of...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Was at a friend's house soon after spraying a little Rive Gauche Pour Homme and a Greek woman who was visiting him said " Are you wearing perfume, it's beautiful."
    i rarely wear anything else...
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    Re: Masculine MINT AND ORANGE ????

    I was going to suggest this also. The mint is low key but more pronounced than in the original EDC , though I find the original to be a better creation, despite it's ephemeral performance.
  18. Re: The official Jeremy Fragrance fragrance thread

    I should maybe have said Youtubeoisie but it's too much of a mouthful.
    I hope you file for royalties if Etat Libre adopt the name.
  19. Re: The official Jeremy Fragrance fragrance thread

    Well after searching all the records this release seems to me to be a clear example of exploitation of the mass of the plain people by the tubeoisie, though hardly daring in scope when compared to...
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    I hear you.
    Can't fault the actual scent in any way, but unfortunately I stop noticing it after about 30 mins. I still splash it quite liberally on the odd hot summer day and hope for the best.
  21. Re: The official Jeremy Fragrance fragrance thread

    Now i'm even more confused as to why you stated that getting funding from his fans and hiring Morillas was "an incredible achievement". especially when you immediately follow it up with " I am just...
  22. Re: The official Jeremy Fragrance fragrance thread

    You're seriously suggesting his personality has nothing to do with his getting his fans to fund him ?
    I'm put in mind of something once written by H.L. mencken :
    " “No one in this world, so far...
  23. Re: Givenchy Gentleman: current formulation defense.

    Anything with the wraparound label is the real thing. Anything else isn't ( but I do think the contemporary version is a decent scent )
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    Re: Givenchy Gentleman vs Kouros

    I guess it doesn't need saying again but GG is all about the patchouli, it hardly figures in Kouros. Both are all time top five for me, maybe top three, at least in vintage versions.
  25. Re: The official Jeremy Fragrance fragrance thread

    I could put " jealously tearing down a doer" in slightly different words but won't bother as it's been said literally hundreds of times already.
  26. Re: The official Jeremy Fragrance fragrance thread

    https://i.imgflip.com/32x4ep.jpg
  27. Re: The official Jeremy Fragrance fragrance thread

    Alive ?
    I was just thinking it's ironic that it's practically died since the scent actually became reviewable.
    800 odd posts resulting in controversy and bans then predictably the fragrance turns...
  28. Re: Worth Pour Homme lovers - through the ages - any pics ?

    I have one of the splash bottles and like to layer it with current Paco Rabanne PH.
    I'ts almost empty now and has started to discolour but still smells OK.
    Remarkable potency for an aftershave and...
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    Re: Creed Royal Mayfair is severely underrated

    You think that " Creed either uses a genetically modified or specially bred rose " ?
    Something they might grow out there next to the Royal pineapple fields :rolleyesold:
    Don't you think they...
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    Re: Latest Davidoff - Cool Water Intense!

    I find it kind of disgusting, but I think I'm sensitive to something in the ingredients.
    No real interest in this latest flanker, especially with the threat of coconut, but who knows ?
    I'll try...
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    Re: Help Me Choose A Fragrance for the Opera

    You might get thrown out if you wear Virgin Island Water. Anything but that :smiley:
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    Re: Why so much hate for dior homme spor 2017?

    I thought the original DHS was a really nice scent and better than anything I can think of marketed as a "sport" scent.
    I tried it again last year ( not sure if that was 2017 version but was what...
  33. Re: Dry (or semi-dry) fragrances with strong anise and/or clove notes

    Rive Gauche PH in tin can , Azzaro PH ( both a similar vibe and true classics)
    Someone mentioned Kenzoair, which could be worth seeking out if you like subtle and minimalist liquorice and vetiver.
  34. Re: A response from Creed re complaint about batch inconsistencies

    In other words, don't feed the troll.
  35. Re: A response from Creed re complaint about batch inconsistencies

    No, not talking about you. whether or not I agree with them your posts strike me as sincere.
    ( After all this time you still don't get it ? Geez...:undecided: )
  36. Re: A response from Creed re complaint about batch inconsistencies

    At this point anybody still feeding the resident troll is about as gormless as anyone still believing Creed marketing.
  37. Re: The official Jeremy Fragrance fragrance thread

    How about a source for " Michael Jackson wore pre-release Creed Viking " ( who died 9 years before it's release) while you are on the subject ?
    ( Yes, I know I volunteered to stay banned but at...
  38. Re: The official Jeremy Fragrance fragrance thread

    Could you please explain a little more what is acceptable and what isn't in this thread ?
    I've already had a post removed and can't for the life of me see any difference between that and some of the...
  39. Re: Are there any niche scents identical to Burberry London?

    If it was identical would it not actually be Burberry London ?
    Maybe it's worth looking for a vintage bottle? ( Though I don't recall much reformulation talk around it )
  40. Re: Creed Aventus is the Future Trunks of fragrances

    https://sdgateswriter.files.wordpress.com/2017/04/cute-koala-surprise.jpg
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    Re: Rive Gauche Pour Homme versions

    That's makes more sense to me. Thanks for the explanation.
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    Re: Police - How Do You Rate This Brand ?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fDDsqJMFGrY
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    Re: Rive Gauche Pour Homme versions

    I agree with most of the others here. ( Surprised that Rum found any version borderline revolting:huh: )
    Tin can is probably best but the others were hard to distinguish from it after the first ten...
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    Re: Police - How Do You Rate This Brand ?

    Oh, I thought it said :" Police, how do you rate this band? " :laugh:
  45. Re: Suggestions for a bright Italian citrus with some underlying sweetness?

    Both Italian citrus scents with underlying sweetness :
    Moschino Uomo ? ( Kumquat and musks )
    Laura Biaggoti Roma Uomo (creamy grapefruit with some vanilla)
    Not sure about price and current...
  46. Re: unexpected(?): Jeremy wants his "army" to pay the production costs

    " Nobody’s perfect; we all make mistakes and we learn from them. Unfortunately many armchair critics would rather hide behind their screens and trade barbed insults online. "

    Rather than what ? ...
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    Re: Next Office Fragrance

    Good call.
    This is my number one bang for the buck scent. Stylish but easy going and clean enough for the workplace.The current formulation seems thinner than the vintage but that might even be a...
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    Re: Grand Soir vs Baccarat rouge 540

    Agreed. What is currently on sale in Debenhams has remarkable performance.
    Can't compare it to BR 540 as I haven't tried it.
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    Re: Most Overrated/ Underperforming Houses ?

    There can be only one, and we all know who that is.
  50. Re: What is the difference between Euphoria Gold and Liquid Gold for men?

    I thought Liquid Gold was a brand name for amyl nitrate. (it was in fact). Not familiar with fragrance of the same name.
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    Re: Next Office Fragrance

    I think Habit Rouge is much too saucy for office wear, despite being a great scent.
    I go for 2 sprays of Rive gauche or, more often, Bulgari Pour Homme, tasteful and almost impossible to offend...
  52. Re: Guilty pleasure: sweet, synthetic mess fragrances

    I enjoy a blast of One Million now and again,
  53. Re: Has there ever been another men's frag that had the impact Aventus has?

    Are you serious ?
    You are actually stating that you know what "people on here " are thinking, and that it is " a fact", not your opinion, that they are wrong.
    There comes a point when it's time...
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    Re: Top Underhyped/Unsung Heroes

    Nice scent imo, though I don't get the LeMale reference.
  55. Re: unexpected(?): Jeremy wants his "army" to pay the production costs

    You and the rest of the # Fragrance Army :laugh:
  56. Re: Has there ever been another men's frag that had the impact Aventus has?

    That one would get locked before it reached the sub forum. ( Though it's a more realistic question :lipsrsealed: )
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    Re: Non-Official Spicebomb Night Vision Thread

    Not sure about the cardamom but the note breakdown sounds more appealing to me than the original.
  58. Re: Has there ever been another men's frag that had the impact Aventus has?

    Truth.
  59. Re: Has there ever been another men's frag that had the impact Aventus has?

    Absolute genius .
    Maybe this should be made mandatory in the code of conduct :lolk:
  60. Re: Has there ever been another men's frag that had the impact Aventus has?

    "If Mod team thinks it's necessary to move this to Aventus sub forum, feel free to do so."

    First sensible thing you've written in this whole thread.
  61. Re: Has there ever been another men's frag that had the impact Aventus has?

    I think it was the nature rather than the quantity of those posts that gave rise to the sub forum. ( i.e. many were made not just by fanboys but by trolls and astroturfers. )
  62. Re: Has there ever been another men's frag that had the impact Aventus has?

    Way to go from a discussion about sales of a scent to a soapbox rant about mocking people for their "toxic masculinity" :shocked::huh::confused::lolk:
  63. Re: Has there ever been another men's frag that had the impact Aventus has?

    The only thing that validates any source for making sales claims is whether they can back up any claim with evidence.
    This one doesn't and simply states " Celebrating the strength and vision of...
  64. Re: Has there ever been another men's frag that had the impact Aventus has?

    This is practically meaningless. Just an online fashion site quoting Creed marketing copy with no references to any data whatsoever.
  65. Re: Yves Saint Laurent Jazz (Current) Your Thoughts?

    To me it was close enough to the previous version I own that I couldn't notice a difference. ( though I didn't try them side by side.)
  66. Re: Has there ever been another men's frag that had the impact Aventus has?

    " Creed Aventus is considered one of the the 10 best sellers ever "
    I'm calling this out as fake news unless you provide a source.
  67. Re: A new Dior Homme fragrance is on its way, apparently

    Dior produce the first Jeremy Fragrance line clone, but a lawsuit compels them to change the name to Dior Homme Xerox, losing millions of compliments in the process.
  68. Re: Heritage Two Litre Flacon ! Can This Be ?

    But for less than 400 Euros you get enough Heritage to last the rest of your life (unless you need more than about eight large bottles) even in normal sizes with bottles you won't have any...
  69. Re: Heritage Two Litre Flacon ! Can This Be ?

    Depends if you want 20 big bottles of it.
    seems like a lot :undecided:
  70. Re: 10 Designer Fragrances For Life YouTube. My findings after watching 56 different reviewers.

    Quite interesting, though not surprising that the most widely advertised scents from the biggest companies filled the top places.
    Someone could do a lot worse than the top three in terms of quality...
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    Re: A lot of my decants evaporated

    Same issue here.
    I've had to throw away atomizers that add up to about 40 mil and would have lasted me for a few years if they hadn't evaporated.
  72. Re: Caron Yatagan is it worth adding to my wardrobe, anything nicer IYO?

    Nina Ricci's Phileas is often compared to Yatagan and is one of my all time favourites. I find something new every time I wear it.
    Difficult to find at reasonable prices these days though.
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    Re: Had my girlfriend test some fragrances...

    Actual LOL !
  74. Re: unexpected(?): Jeremy wants his "army" to pay the production costs

    I was about to write the same.
  75. Re: unexpected(?): Jeremy wants his "army" to pay the production costs

    The video has been removed.
    I can only imagine the level of douchery that must have been on display :shocked:
    He removes all the negative comments from his videos anyway, so likely there was a...
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    Re: Dior Homme Intense vs Homme

    Silver stem DH is my favourite, then any formulation of DHI, and the original DH Sport. These 3 would more than cover all bases for me. Quite like Eau and Parfum but not enough to really want them.
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    Re: Non-Official Spicebomb Night Vision Thread

    Night Vision :huh:
    Does it have added carrot ?
  78. Re: Fragrances that were suppose to be the NEXT big thing and Failed

    That one was always likely to be a fail. If it was a great stand alone female fragrance I doubt that name would have been chosen, but why on earth would male Aventus fans choose to wear a female...
  79. Re: Finding the freshest batch of a scent? Creed Irish Tweed

    Sounds like you've been influenced by the content of the Aventus subforum ...:undecided:
  80. Re: Fragrances that were suppose to be the NEXT big thing and Failed

    I think it comes down to sales in particular markets. Bleu more or less did become a next big thing and succeeded in it's purpose. Aventus did so in a less mainstream market though still with a...
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    Re: Guerlain Vetiver: Successful Blind Buy

    I think it's great stuff.
  82. Re: Fragrances that were suppose to be the NEXT big thing and Failed

    Creed Viking is the one that immediately springs to mind even if it's not a bad scent or a complete failure.
  83. Re: IYO Strongest Longest Lasting Best Smelling Menís Fragrances?

    Yes this one doesn't quit. Two sprays and your good for two days, which makes it more economical than the price might suggest. A great scent in my view, though more unisex than masculine.
  84. Re: Interesting experiment- Take five you like the most and...

    This took me less than 5 minutes. I'm curious why it would take days for anyone to do this. Is it because it could be difficult for you to decide which are your favourites ?
  85. Re: Interesting experiment- Take five you like the most and...

    I chose Rive Gauche pour Homme, Givenchy Gentleman, Dior Homme, Monsieur De Givenchy and Kouros.
    Plenty of civet, patchouli oakmoss, leather and vetiver. A little less lavender than expected (...
  86. Re: IYO Strongest Longest Lasting Best Smelling Menís Fragrances?

    Let's not beat around the bush, this one's going to get the wearer laid by everyone in the office, just for being sexy enough to pre-order it.
  87. Re: IYO Strongest Longest Lasting Best Smelling Menís Fragrances?

    Men Fragrance - Office For One.
    The only fragrance that garners the buyer compliments simply for ordering it ! :huh:
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    Re: The Rock's fragrance Cabinet

    Haha! Trolling above and beyond the call of duty. We salute you !

    ...
  89. Re: unexpected(?): Jeremy wants his "army" to pay the production costs

    Funny isn't it, that video of Jeremy doing one armed push ups when receiving his award reminded me of the film " Idiocracy ".
    Perhaps that's what's at the heart of what many find offensive about all...
  90. Re: unexpected(?): Jeremy wants his "army" to pay the production costs

    Yea, I'm just waiting for him to tell us that Michael Jackson wore pre-release Office (in rotation with Creed Viking ) :smiley:





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  91. Re: unexpected(?): Jeremy wants his "army" to pay the production costs

    Five of your last eight posts have said basically the same thing, so who's obsessed ?
  92. Re: unexpected(?): Jeremy wants his "army" to pay the production costs

    I guess the same reason people post on threads they disapprove of instead of just ignoring them.
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    Re: The Rock's fragrance Cabinet

    Looks like the Polo bottle in his tiny cabinet could be stolen :shocked:
    https://www.thewrap.com/dwayne-the-rock-johnson-admits-he-used-to-steal-cologne/

    ...
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    Re: Burberry London first impressions

    for me it's a no brainer at it's bargain price.
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    Re: The Rock's fragrance Cabinet

    Oh. :huh:

    94127

    I have a few questions :
    Does he experience olfactory fatigue ?
    Have the...
  96. Re: You Recently Ordered Or Bought, Then Backed Out Of What Fragrances?

    " Shouldn't have bought " or alternatively " should have ordered and then backed out of " :undecided:
  97. Re: You Recently Ordered Or Bought, Then Backed Out Of What Fragrances?

    Recently ?
    Err, none.
    Ever, also none.
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    Re: The Rock's fragrance Cabinet

    Great festive coincidence that The Rock's fragrance cabinet contains a scent with ( almost ) the same name as his latest blockbuster Jungle Cruise.
    I wonder if he wore it on set ??
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    Re: Spicebomb - overrated?

    Me neither, but in my case it became annoying to smell instantly.
    A literal scrubber for me.
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    Re: fragrance with heavy cardamom?

    Cartier Declaration Parfum, Chanel pour Monsieur
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