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    Re: Oddest comment I've heard yet.

    Yeah, that would've freaked me out, a lot.
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    Oddest comment I've heard yet.

    So I recently purchased Zino and fell in love with it. I brought it back to school, and when I got to the apartment, I sprayed it on and asked my roommate and his girlfriend what they thought. This...
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    Re: looking for romantic sent

    Well I'm 20 and this is my favorite category of scents, so here are my favorites (Pi got me into fragrances, so I feel we may share similar tastes).

    Zino - Read a lot about how it was an...
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    Scent longevity differs on yourself?

    Hey guys,

    I was just wondering if this happens to any of you as often as it does to me. We all know that scents have differnet longevity on different people, but does it ever vary on yourself...
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    Black Jeans (again?)

    I bought this fragrance blind over the summer, and upon first sniff, my initial reaction was "Whoa, this is some dark stuff. Rock star cologne time." It brought to my mind a gothic feel and darkness....
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    Re: Daytime colognes for college?

    Hey man, I'm going into my third year at college and I'll tell you what gets me the most compliments for class times. In order from most to least compliments received:

    -Body Kouros has gotten me...
  7. Thread: Ungaro III

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    Re: Ungaro III

    As for scentmonkey, I've used them once, but they were awesome. They have a price match deal if I remember correctly and I got my order within a few days. However, the two fragrances I received was...
  8. Thread: Ungaro III

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    Re: Ungaro III

    One more question, I have Versace Black Jeans, and love it, but these two seem like they could be similar. Any thoughts?
  9. Thread: Ungaro III

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    Ungaro III

    Hey guys, thinking about a blind buy, though I know that's discouraged, I was going to use a gift certificate. Anyways, I'm very intrigued by this fragrance, but I don't know if I'd be able to wear...
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    Re: Paco Rabanne XS Pour Homme

    I live in the states, sorry, shoulda mentioned that.
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    Paco Rabanne XS Pour Homme

    Hey guys, I remember sampling Himalaya a while ago and loving it, and after reading the reviews, I'm tempted to pick up XS. Does anyone know any stores not online that sell it? Thanks.
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    I have the original, and it is defiantely pretty...

    I have the original, and it is defiantely pretty potent on me. I have, however, tried the fraicheur version, and I think there's a body spray version, could you have sprayed that on? I remember that...
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    Oh wow, a long time ago I meant to ask this. Bath...

    Oh wow, a long time ago I meant to ask this. Bath and Body had their aromateherapy line, and there Jasmine Vanilla is one of my favorite scents of all time. It just makes me so relaxed, thought...
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    Re: Smells like Soap

    This is an interesting one, but I have had 3 people tell me that Body Kouros smells like soap. I still don't get it, but whatever. Whoever mentioned Claiborne Sport is dead on, I think this is a...
  15. Thread: Black Jeans

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    Re: Black Jeans

    Ok, so I just picked up Black Jeans for 20 bucks. And I definately agree, that while I can see the same "aura" around them, Black Jeans and Rive Gauche are not alike. This is an interesting fragrance...
  16. Thread: Black Jeans

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    Re: Black Jeans

    Yeah, I was talking about the Versace. Like the almighty Rive Gauche?!?! Well this I have to get then, as it's discontinued and it seems someone will be happy to take it off my hands. Thanks guys,...
  17. Thread: Black Jeans

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    Black Jeans

    I'm a bit intrigued by this one, any thoughts?
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    Re: azzaro pure vetiver

    That sounds about right, probably the cheapest I've seen it. As for the scent, it's a nice grassy, though generic smelling cologne that is good for summer. I actually bought this for my friend once,...
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    Re: Which Lolita Lempicka?

    I honestly don't like the fresh version that much, it smells more generic and cologny for me, but I guess it would be the way to go if the original was too sweet. Anyways, my vote went to the...
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    Re: M7 at TJMaxx on Sale!

    Well, that turned out to be a bust. Upon further inspection of the bottle, I realized there's a tiny crack, but it's large enough that there is definately a bit of leakage. Oh well, guess it was too...
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    M7 at TJMaxx on Sale!

    So I checked out TJMaxx today, and I saw M7 in a beat up box for 19.99. I asked the sales attendant if it would be going on clearance soon, and she said no, but she'd be happy to bring the price down...
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    Re: Laguna Homme - Is It Really Worth Getting?

    I would say yes since you like vanilla scents. The frag starts off with a nice tropical fruit smell, don't really get he coconut though, and then driesdown to this wonderful creamy rich vanilla pipe...
  23. Thread: Decision Time

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    Decision Time

    Hey all, need *the expertise of the basenoters again.

    I think I'm going to make some purchases soon, but I'm stuck on what to get. Right now, I'm looking at three:

    Burberry Touch - Love this...
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    Re: My father is furious over Basenotes

    "Don't muzzle your life out of fear."

    That may be one of my new favorite quotes.
  25. Thread: baby powder

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    Re: baby powder

    Actually, on second sniff... Fresh, unsoiled diapers. It's powder with something else. :P[/quote]

    Just tried BLV last night and thought the exact same thing.
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    Silver Mountain Water Clones

    Hey guys, after reading the SMW threads that have popped up, I remembered how much I really enjoy this scent. Unfortunately, I just can't deal with the price tag. Does anyone know of a clone to SMW...
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    Re: what is/are your comfort scent/s?

    I like Azzaro Visit, YSL's Body Kouros, and Rochas Man. To me they're very relaxing and nice to wear around the house.
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    Re: 212 and its variations

    I just bought 212 Men today. I honestly think this is one of the perfect summer scents. The scent really just reminds me of fresh cut grass and lavender, with a touch of something else that I can't...
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    Re: On a Beach, Alcohol, Steel Guitar and Sun

    Anoter for Bermuda Tonic, though I think Laguna's a better fragrance.
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    Re: Gourmand Exploration

    Rochas Man is definately a great start with gourmands IMO. Also worth a shot, Lolita Lempicka, but only if you like the smell of anise, otherwise skip it.
  31. Re: Rochas Man vs. Body Kouros (specific questions

    I would go with Rochas Man, but as stated earlier I would consider them different (and cheap) enough to have both. However, I've gotten more compliments on Rochas Man, and people tell me that Body...
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    Re: Scents that will have women sweating over you

    I've gotten complimented on Rochas Man and Lolita Lempicka most commonly, but have gotten a few from Creed's SMW as well.
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    Re: The Dreamer by Versace - outdated?

    Dreamer's one of my favs, though I agree the topnotes are a bit funky. However, I'll be 20 in a month and I wear Dreamer quite a bit. I don't feel like it's outdated at all, though it does have a...
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    Re: Musc/Smoke/Sweetish/Sexy

    While not musky, Body Kouros comes off (to me at least) as having a sweet, smokey burning wood quality. Probably the incense and benzoid combo.
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    Re: using different colognes?

    I'd go with wearing whatever you like, and in respect to women, I remember reading an article, possibly on askmen.com that you should change your cologne daily becaue it makes you seem more impulsive...
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    Re: Attention M7 Fans

    Have you guys ever seen the EDT at either of these stores or just the shower products?
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    Re: opinions on Visit by Azzaro

    Just bought this stuff blind in a set that included a 1.7 EDT, shower gel, and after shave balm for 16 bucks. It's not bad, didn't quite blow me away. One reviewer on the site said it smelled like a...
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    Re: Attention M7 Fans

    Yeah, I noticed the shower gel and after shave balm at a Marshall's by me this weekend too. However, I've never tried M7, but really want to, and they didn't have the EDT. You can imagine my (double)...
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    Re: The current top 5 I smell everywhere

    When I went to a football game in North Eastern Ohio, I swear every guy in that stadium reeked of Curve. I've found that in Western PA, guys tend to stick with Curve as well, as I smell it more...
  40. Thread: Laguna Homme

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    Re: Laguna Homme

    Yeah, my first blind buy, and it was a success. Really an awesome fragrance, kinda reminds me of body heat though, but in a good way. Like sitting on a beach in the sun sort of.
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    Purchase Help/Ungaro III

    Firstly, Merry Christmas to everyone who celebrates!

    Secondly, my dad didn't know what to get me cologne wise, so I need help deciding. I was going to get a bottle of Lolita Lempicka and a bottle...
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    Re: All that Jazz... *

    It's funny, I was just going to post a story similar. I was shopping and saw TJ Maxx and said "Oh, well I have a few minutes to look..." and as I walked over, I saw a package of BOdy Kouros for...
  43. Thread: Axe Voodoo

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    Axe Voodoo

    I really dig Axe's Voodoo, the deoderant spray, and I was wondering if there were any colognes that have a similar smell?
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    Creed Original Vetiver

    My friend is in love with Creed's Original Vetiver, and I quite like it too, but neither of us can afford the Creed price tag. Are there any fragrances that are similar?
  45. Thread: Scentmonkey

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    Re: Scentmonkey

    Thanks, oddly enough I read that post before.
  46. Thread: Scentmonkey

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    Scentmonkey

    Has anyone ordered from Scentmonkey? URL is http://scentmonkey.com/ .
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    M7 and CDG Testing

    I can't seem to find a place in person to test these fragrances, and I was wondering if anyone knows of any stores in either the Pittsburgh, Erie, or Cleveland area, or just chains in general, that...
  48. Thread: Ungaro III

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    Ungaro III

    I'm looking at fragrances to ask for for Christmas, and this one caught my eye in some of the threads here, and after reading the reviews, I'm dying to try it, but can't seem to find it anywhere in...
  49. Thread: Amber

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    Amber

    So I'm not totally sure if I like amber or not, but I have incense called Amber flame and the drydown of Versace's Dreamer kinda smells like it. It's a spicy woody smell, almost like cinnamon sticks...
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    Re: Which YSL to get?

    Kouros sometimes smells nasty ("cat urine"), but like all fragrances, it's a matter of preference. I personally can't stand it, but it's definately ballsy, would set you apart, and does have it's...
  51. Thread: Hangover

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    Re: Hangover

    You know what's funny, part of the reason I decided to post this story was to see how many people responded like that haha. I think I'm finally starting to get away from the scent, but it could just...
  52. Thread: Hangover

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    Hangover

    So last night, I definately had a bit too much to drink, and I woke up today with my first hangover. After I showered, I grabbed some cologne and applied some Pi without even thinking about it. I...
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    Re: Coffee Gourmand suggestions

    http://scentmonkey.com/try-before-buy.php

    I found that a few days ago.
  54. Thread: M7

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    Re: M7

    Haha, Moondeva, do you by any chance work for YSL? Just kidding.

    Seriously though, I'm considering purchasing Nu and buying a sample of M7. Thanks for all the help guys.
  55. Thread: Nu

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    Nu

    As a spin-off from the M7 thread, I was wondering about Nu by Yves Saint Laurent. I remember reading that a number of guys can pull this off, but my question to you is, can a sophmore male in college...
  56. Thread: M7

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    Re: M7

    Well, haha, nice different opinions. I really hate generalizing scents and age, but for some reason i just can't see myself wearing certain scents because of my age, such as drakkar noir, polo, or...
  57. Thread: M7

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    M7

    I'm a 19 year in old in my sophmore year of college. M7 sounds very intriguing to me, and I would love to smell it, but I have two questions:

    A. Is there anywhere in the Pittsburgh/Erie area I...
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    Re: what fragrances drive women wild?

    I got a little sick when I read that, and then instantly thought of the Sex Panther scenes in Anchorman.
  59. Thread: Yankee Candles

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    Re: Yankee Candles

    I do like the French Vanilla, but I'm going to post some better candles, in my opinion of course.

    My favorite are Our Own Candle Company. These are the only candles that truly smell like the...
  60. Thread: Yankee Candles

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    Re: Yankee Candles

    I personally hate Yankee Candles, I think they smell fake and they're WAY overpriced. However, most of the world does not seem to share that opinion.
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    Re: What's your fragrance that turns more heads!

    I've gotten complimented on:

    Intuition - Estee Lauder (lots of girls)
    Pi - Givenchy
    Blue Jeans - Versace
    SMW - Creed
    Bermuda Tonic - Aramis
    Live Jazz - YSL
    Curve - Claiborne
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    Re: Scent for sailing?

    Erolfa popped into my head when I saw the title of the thread, but then Bermuda Tonic and Laguna did afterwards.
  63. Re: What do you guys think about the Diesel cologn

    I've heard great things about them on here. I've only had the chance to smell one on my friend, the one in a red bottle and is uber-cinnamony. It smells wonderful, but I would only reccomend it if...
  64. Re: Versace Dreamer vs Givenchy Pi vs Boucheron Ja

    Ditto.
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    Re: Azzaro Pure Vetiver

    I bought both Pure Lavender and Vetiver blind (fo $10 ea at Marshalls).

    Pure Lavender starts out quite nice, but it settles down to almost pure vanlilla. Not bad, actually, just not much...
  66. Re: Versace Dreamer vs Givenchy Pi vs Boucheron Ja

    Wow, that's a toughie. If you like sweet, I'd say Pi, and I'm probably one of the few that'll reccomend that over Jaipur, but Jaipur smells a bit more woman's perfumey to me, but few(if any) share...
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    TJ Maxx, Marshalls, More?

    I usually check TJ Maxx and Marshalls for good deals on fragrances, and just this weekend I learned that Burlington Coat Factory has similar deals, so I was wondering if there are more chain stores...
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    Re: Azzaro Pure Vetiver

    Not sounded like something I should buy blind...
  69. Thread: My Wardrobe

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    Re: My Wardrobe

    Wow, definately thought L'Instant was from the 60's...must've gotten it mixed up with Habit Rouge. L'Instant really sounds great though, and so does Habit Rouge, but haven't seen it available for...
  70. Thread: My Wardrobe

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    Re: My Wardrobe

    Wow it's been a while, but I kept meaning to add a response here.

    Milamber: Firstly, I bought Laguna because I definately share a love for Orientals(as do most of my female friends....), and when...
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    Azzaro Pure Vetiver

    I've been looking at the Azzaro Pure's for a while because of their cheap price, and had a quick whiff of Pure Vetiver but didn't get a chance to try it on. The scent reminded me strongly of a...
  72. Thread: Rochas Man

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    Re: Rochas Man

    I ADORE this scent, as do all of the female friends that went with me when I tested it. Very creamy chocolate/coffee smell if I remember correctly.
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    Re: ARAMIS 'BERMUDA TONIC'

    It's honestly one of the only scents that make me immediately think of summer. It kind of smells like coconut suntan lotion (in a good way). However, I got REAL sick of this scent fast.

    But I have...
  74. Thread: KenzoAir

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    Re: KenzoAir

    Someone mentioned this scent had similar top notes to Guerlain's Vetiver. Does anyone else see a relation? I tried this and loved it, and I almost bought Vetiver blind, but didn't, now I'm having...
  75. Thread: My Wardrobe

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    Re: My Wardrobe

    Thanks for all the replies. I really dig Body Kouros, and that's also on the list of "future buys".
  76. Thread: Island Scent

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    Re: Island Scent

    Aramis Bermuda Tonic creates that scene for me, and it's the only fragrance that really has.

    Laguna also seems to create that feel for many people as well.
  77. Thread: My wardrobe too

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    Re: My wardrobe too

    Yeah, I envy your wardrobe.
  78. Thread: My Wardrobe

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    Re: My Wardrobe

    Wow, this got a lot more responses than expected. Burberry's Touch is one of those "must have laters". Guerlain's Vetiver caught my eye, because I really like OV from Creed. Any comparison? D&G PH is...
  79. Thread: My Wardrobe

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    Re: My Wardrobe

    Lolita Lempicka, HM, and Rochas Man are as of right now, on the list of stuff to buy.
  80. Thread: Bad mix

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    Re: Bad mix

    I didn't mean to put on Pi before I worked out...I put it on a few hours before and forgot about it.
  81. Thread: My Wardrobe

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    Re: My Wardrobe

    I LOVE Mugler scents, but A*MEN just doesn't smell "like me" if that makes sense. It smells good, just weird. B*MEN I like, but not enough to pay the price for. Mugler cologne warrants more testings,...
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    Re: vanille banane by sud pacifique

    Yes, I did try this when looking for something for my girlfriend, and I personally think it's too feminine for me, but if it smells good on you, who cares?

    It really does smell like a banana...
  83. Thread: My Wardrobe

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    Re: My Wardrobe

    Yeah, haha, good call. I'm 19, sophmore in college. I would LOVE to get more adventuresome, but it can be hard to do that when some adventuresome scents are expensive, and I won't spend a lot of...
  84. Thread: My Wardrobe

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    My Wardrobe

    I'm not sure how people take to this, but I remember seeing people asking the b'notes experts to look at their wardrobe and let them know what they though. Well, I'm bored, so if anyone wants to...
  85. Thread: Bad mix

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    Re: Bad mix

    Really? I quite like it, and get a decent amount of compliments on it. I can see how people wouldn't like it though. It is ridiculously sweet.
  86. Thread: Bad mix

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    Bad mix

    On Monday, I woke up late for my class, so I just tossed on some clothes, applied some deoderant, and a bit of Givenchy Pi. Later in the day, I decided to go work before I showered. So I got changed...
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    Re: Pi for the holidays?

    Yes, winter time at a party with a sweater on. It's perfect for cold weather in general actually.
  88. Thread: Gift idea

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    Gift idea

    Hey everyone, I was considering buying my girlfriend perfume for her birthday, our anniversary, or Christmas (yes, they're all within a month of each other). Her favorite is Fire and Ice, but she...
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    Re: Adi Da Rasa Incense

    Yeah, weird, but his incense is really, REALLY good.
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    Re: Amen vs Bmen Vs Rochas man

    Rochas Man is my favorite, not too weird, but not mainstream smelling either.
    Amen is nice, but pretty out there, at least to me, and may not be suitable for everyone.
    Bmen is also nice, but kind...
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    Re: Lord of the Rings

    Wow, great replies guys. Yeah, I totally agree with the Aragorn = woody/dirty scent, Gandolf = no old spice.
    I feel like Legolas should wear Lolita Lempicka, but probably only because I hear so many...
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    Adi Da Rasa Incense

    Has anyone ever smelled these incense? I think they may be my favorite "smelly" things, and I was wondering if you guys could reccomend anything that smell like them in the perfume world.
  93. Thread: GIT Story

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    GIT Story

    Recently, my best friend and I were interested in the next step up of colognes, so we took a trip to Saks. While there, my friend decided to get samples of GIT. When he got home, he took a shower and...
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    Lord of the Rings

    Inspired by the recent "What would Frodo wear?" thread, I'm curious to see what you guys think of the other characters, both male and female, in the movies. If this is a horribly stupid thread, I'm...
  95. Thread: Pumpkin Pie

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    Pumpkin Pie

    After reading the recent thread about pumpkins, the poster stated that he wanted something that smells like pumpkins, not pumpkin pie. Well I was wondering, since I have a bit of a sweet tooth and...
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    Re: Help to decide: Quorum or Azzaro ?

    I smelled Quorum once, and thought it was the worst, most vile, sickening smelling fragrance, as did a good friend of mine. Not to let that deter you....
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    Heritage and Dreamer

    Do the top notes of these two smell similar to anyone? I got a chance to smell Heritage the other day, and for some reason, all i could think of was the Dreamer. At least for the first 10 minutes,...
  98. Thread: Pittsburgh/Erie

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    Re: Pittsburgh/Erie

    Thank you very much, that was a great list. I had just discovered Saks before you posted, but after I made the original post, so my Creed problem was resolved, and I'd been to Sephora. However, I...
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    Re: Versace Blue Jeans--opinions?

    I've only smelled it once, but it just smelled like a ligther version of Blue Jeans, and without the dirtiness, so I'm going to go with you'll hate it if you think Blue Jeans is trash.
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    Laguna Discontinued

    I remember reading that this fragrance was being discontinued(right when I just found it too), but have never seen anything that looks official and when I googled it, I didn't find any info about it...
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