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  1. Thread: Coconut

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    Re: Coconut

    The coconut in ViW definitely isn't what I'm looking for... It's pretty tame.

    I'm looking for something heavy, sticky, gourmandish...
  2. Thread: Coconut

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    Coconut

    Are there any good coconut fragrances with a really sweet creamy vibe, and strong sillage and longevity?
  3. Guerlain Homme Intense - Still worth it?

    Reacquainted myself with my sample vial of this, and wow has this grown on me... Must be the hot weather.

    I really love the buttery smooth sweet booziness this stuff gives off.

    People are...
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    Re: Fruity fragrances for summer?

    I forgot to mention, Chrome Legend.
    Metallic green apple.
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    Re: Fruity fragrances for summer?

    Nautica Voyage - almost like an aquatic with the citrus replaced with juicy apple.
    Aventus - pineapple
    Dunhill Desire - might be a bit too much for really hot days, but this has a nice sharp musky...
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    Re: Abercrombie & Fitch Fierce Intense

    Called it!
    Hope nobody bought those "discontinued" bottles for ridiculous prices on ebay. -_-
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    Re: Dunhill Desire - Underrated

    I use 2-4 sprays, depending on the weather, and I get a good solid 7-8 hours.
    It doesn't have nuclear projection, but it's pretty decent.

    That's really weird. Maybe you got a bad sample?
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    Re: Summer fragrance for under 40

    Chrome Legend is pretty potent stuff, and a great value for it's pricepoint, IMO.

    Hanae Mori HM is pretty cheap if you get it online.
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    Re: Dunhill Desire - Underrated

    Welcome back to the dark side. :D
  10. Re: Mainstream but Oddball - Your favourite Out of the Ordinary stuff

    Kenzo Homme

    I've yet to smell anything even a tiny bit similar to this stuff.
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    Re: Who else loves Tonka bean?

    Bogart pour Homme is the only tonka bomb that's ever done much for me.
    I really like it though.

    Haven't smelled Eros yet though.
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    Re: Your Most Versatile Fragrance

    For me it WOULD be Aventus, it works in all weather and for every occasion, but I can only justify spraying any of that liquid platinum if it's a special occasion of some sort.

    I would say I don't...
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    Re: Dunhill Desire - Underrated

    It's a vanilla like no vanilla I've ever smelled...

    So sparkly and sharp, and as others have put it, metallic.
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    Re: Club de Nuit Intense Man vs. Creed Aventus

    Genuinely curious; what's being implied here...?
    Some individual is somehow benefiting from shilling cheapo fragrances made by a bunch of completely different companies?
    ...
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    Re: Club de Nuit Intense Man vs. Creed Aventus

    Wait, there are people that believe niche pricing is based on the quality of the ingredients?

    L O L
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    Re: Dunhill Desire - Underrated

    I haven't smelled Elixir or Xeryus Rouge, so I can't comment.

    I find almost no similarity to Hot Water, though.
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    Dunhill Desire - Underrated

    I'm surprised this thing never became a hype train around here or youtube.

    It's so distinctive, and accessibly priced.
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    Re: Alternative Summer Scents

    Oh, also, Chrome Legend. Tons of green apple, musk, and metal.
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    Re: Alternative Summer Scents

    I'm seconding Nautica Voyage.

    Hanae Mori HM - Has lemon in it, but it's quite far removed from that dry sharp aquatic lemon smell, smells like hard lemon candies and cookie dough.

    Paco Rabanne...
  20. Thread: Police

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    Police

    Anything worth checking out from this house?
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    Reyane Tradition

    Their Insurrection line of clones seems very well received; accurate to the smell of the originals, on par or even improved sillage and longevity, all for $20 a bottle. Even the bottles and packaging...
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    Re: Flanker Hate

    I don't have a problem with flankers, even if a company makes an absurd amount of them, provided they all bring something unique to the table.

    How to do it right: Bvlgari Aqva, TM A*Men

    How to...
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    Re: Abercrombie & Fitch Fierce Intense

    Over the years they've had Fierce bodywash listed about 15% of the time I look for it, so...

    Dunno man. We'll see.

    Email A&F?
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    Re: Abercrombie & Fitch Fierce Intense

    Where did you see this?

    They periodically delist and relist things on their site (between production runs when they're out of stock maybe?), so if you're basing this on it no longer being in the...
  25. Re: Does spraying cologne on your face or head make your hair GRAY faster?

    Guys, alcohol does not turn your hair gray. -_-

    90% of all hair sprays, gels, pomades, tonics, etc... Are alcohol based. And they have way more alcohol in them than a little spritz of cologne.
    If...
  26. Re: Does spraying cologne on your face or head make your hair GRAY faster?

    There is absolutely zero scientific basis for that.
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    Re: rainy day cologne

    Mark (Robes08) says Bvlgari Aqva is the ultimate warm/cool weather rainy day scent.
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    Re: Today I bought: April 2015

    Kicking off the first wave of my planned summer/spring blindbuys.

    Givenchy Insense Ultramarine, and Joop! Splash were first on the list, since they're discontinued and may get hard to find soon....
  29. Re: Dior Homme Sport or Creed Millesime Imperial ?

    I've never smelled MI, but I'd already choose it over DHS, and not because of price point or anything like that.

    Didn't really like DHS... Too bitter, too sour, too much pencil shavings. Made me...
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    Re: Help me find my signature scent? (teen)

    I don't think upscale designer or niche perfumery is going to impress girls your age. EdB is a bit... mature.

    Get a bottle of something like Joop! Homme or Paco Rabanne One Million.

    If you live...
  31. Re: Multimedia wall storage rack to hold fragrances?

    I'm sure you'll be fine.
    If it's well constructed and screwed into the wall studs there's no way some bottles of cologne are going to make it collapse.
    Honestly probably just browse the Ikea...
  32. Re: Looking for a masculine scent, but not too heavy for hot Phoenix weather

    Definitely check out Kenzo Homme.

    Also maybe Aqua Fahrenheit?
  33. Re: Lesson learned: How an Ebay buyer ripped me off...

    If selling tester bottles is illegal, FragranceNet must be run by the mafia.
  34. Re: Have a broken sprayer and need some suggestions to extract juice.

    I'd work at the stuff on the top with a pair of needle nose pliers, see how much of it you can rip off.
    Once it's open you should be able to use a pipette to transfer the juice to a new atomizer...
  35. Re: How often do you wear the same scent two or more days in a row? Which scents are they?

    If I recycle a shirt for another day of wearing (if I'm traveling and packed light, or just feeling lazy) I try to wear the same fragrance as I did the day before.
    Otherwise I generally don't wear...
  36. Re: SPRING/SUMMER cheapo fragrances recommendations

    Nautica Voyage for play
    Kenzo Homme for work

    Also possibly worth checking out would be Perry Ellis 360 Red for Men.
  37. Re: Classify from coldest to warmest weather (my collection)

    Nice collection, off to a good start.

    Kind of hard to rank them in order per say, but here's my opinion.

    Dior Homme Intense - Fall and winter.
    Lolita Lempicka Au Masculin - Fall and winter,...
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    Re: Do you like Lapidus pour Homme?

    Hard to compare it to anything, most 80s powerhouses (excepting Joop! homme) aren't sweet, Lapidus pour Homme is unique in that regard.
    The green accords in it kind of reminded me a bit of Dior...
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    Re: Do you also purchase designer fashion?

    I own an old A&F jacket I got from a second hand store, otherwise nope.
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    Re: What do you think on Anteaus?

    It's not androgynous and immaculately clean, like all modern men's designers.
    But it's also not a gross smelling mess, like some supposed "macho" fragrances.
    It really scratches a very specific...
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    Re: What do you think on Anteaus?

    Own it, love it.

    Easily the best Chanel still in production.
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    Re: Be careful buying from Fragrancex

    This is not exclusive to fragrancex.

    You'll be hard pressed to find an online retailer that keeps up to date pictures of every single fragrance in their catalog.
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    Re: Which fragrance you wear to sleep?

    Bijan Nude for Men
  44. Re: Aventus - the Acqua di Gio of niche masculine perfumery

    Yeah, maybe... Or maybe some people are grossly exaggerating/fabricating how "ubiquitous" Aventus has become. :rolleyesold:

    I've been to auto shows and auctions, SCCA/SVRA/VSCDA dinners, wine...
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    Re: What do you think of Gucci Pour Homme?

    I guess if I were to characterize it, I would say it's fairly refined, but also more manly than the usual fare.

    Stuff like Dior Homme, Allure Homme, La Nuit de l'Homme, etc give the image of a...
  46. Re: Aventus - the Acqua di Gio of niche masculine perfumery

    I'm not sure what you mean by mainstream enough to be in "heavy use"; your odds of meeting another guy that wears Aventus is staggeringly, astronomically low.
    Granted I live in a somewhat...
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    Re: Worth every penny

    The most expensive bottles I own are Musc Ravageur, New Haarlem, and Aventus.
    Of the three, honestly... Unless my income situation changes drastically, the only one I'd replace would be Aventus....
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    Re: What do you think of Gucci Pour Homme?

    Really like this stuff, sad that it's discontinued.
    Fortunately I'm stocked up...
  49. Re: Very long lasting inexpensive mens summer fragrance

    Spray less?
    Functionally identical to diluting it with water or alcohol, but a whole lot less dicking around.

    OP is 15 years old and new to fragrance, the advice he was looking for probably...
  50. Re: Very long lasting inexpensive mens summer fragrance

    Why dilute it?
    $35 for 100ml isn't exactly pricey.
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    Re: Looking for a frag that does NOT last

    Prettymuch anything from bottom tier designers...
    Guess, American Eagle, Hollister, Adidas, Nike, Puma, Avon, mall company scents like Rue 21 or Affliction.

    To me Burberry London smelled amazing,...
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    Re: NEW fragrance: Spicebomb Extreme

    I've yet to smell a cumin-heavy fragrance that didn't remind me of either BO or taco meat.
  53. Re: Very long lasting inexpensive mens summer fragrance

    I don't think that meets his "very long lasting" criteria.
  54. Re: Heeley Sel Marin is probably one of the worst aquatics out there

    I absolutely love the seaweed in the Bvlgari Aqva line, so Sel Marin has been on my radar.
    How do they compare?
  55. Re: Very long lasting inexpensive mens summer fragrance

    Definitely Nautica Voyage.

    Very cheap, lasts long and projects well, and girls your age will love it.
  56. Re: What would you recommend as a summer fragrance for me?

    If you like suntan lotion, you'll probably like VIW.
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    Re: Favourite Maurice Roucel fragrance?

    Man, it's so hard to choose...

    Lately I find myself most drawn to Bogart pour Homme and Nautica Voyage.
  58. Re: What would you recommend as a summer fragrance for me?

    Are you aware there is a summer flanker called Aqua Fahrenheit?
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    Re: Scents similar to Bogart Pour Homme

    In an abstract way maybe Le Male or Versace Eros.

    It's a pretty unique smell.
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    Re: Best scent under $35

    Bogart pour Homme
    Nautica Voyage
    Kenzo Homme
    Bvlgari Aqva
    Hanae Mori HM
    Dunhill Desire
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    Re: Curve Black

    Not a clue.

    Here's a thread about it, though.
    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/374950-Just-blind-bought-curve-black!
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    Re: Chrome Legend or Nautical Voyage?

    Voyage smells somewhat fruity with a very clean (without being soapy), soft, fresh overtone. Hard to explain.

    Chrome Legend definitely isn't smoky... You might be smelling the white musk, there's...
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    Re: NEW! Paco Rabanne 1 Million Cologne

    Love the original.
    But Absolutey Gold, Intense, and 1 Million $ all seem to smell prettymuch identical.

    This however looks like it might actually be a substantial departure, possibly a warm...
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    Re: Chrome Legend or Nautical Voyage?

    Own and love both of them, longevity is about the same, Chrome Legend projects more, Nautica Voyage gets more compliments.

    Like L'Homme Blanc Individuel said, just get them both.
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    Re: The Bogart Homme Appreciation Thread

    I have a bottle from December 2013 and it's hard to imagine this stuff being any more potent than it already is.
  66. Re: Opinions about Chanel Allure Homme Sport?

    I feel like it was very close to being a great scent... I love the sparkly aldehyde and citrus notes.
    But in the end it's diluted by something that can only be described as pure boringness.
    A case...
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    Re: The Bogart Homme Appreciation Thread

    It just occurred to me I messed up and said "Bogart Homme" rather than "Bogart pour Homme".
    Dammit.
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    The Bogart Homme Appreciation Thread

    Every time I spray this stuff on, I cannot believe how little I paid for it.

    It's probably the only tonka based fragrance that hasn't made my head hit my desk out of involuntary slumber.
    It's...
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    Re: Favorite fragrance from Thierry Mugler?

    Tie between A*Men and Pure Malt.

    Haven't smelled Pure Coffee, Mugler Cologne, or any of the summer flankers.
    Everything else I've smelled from their line has been good to decent, except A*Men...
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    Aramis Adventurer

    Anyone have this stuff?
    Thoughts, feelings?

    How's the scent, the longevity/projection?
    Comparable to any other bottles?
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    Re: Knize Ten - is it worth it?

    I liked it, though not something I'd wear at this point in my life. It's pretty mature.
    Smells like leather and powdery shaving soap, with a hint of motor oil.

    Is it worth it? To me the pricing...
  72. Re: The longer you don't wear a scent, the more memories it brings back when you do

    I've been thinking about getting a bottle of COTY Gravity specifically for this reason.
    It's been... 10 years, damn. I feel old.

    There's actually some fairly interesting neuroscience behind why...
  73. Re: Compliment Getters... Are they worth buying?

    That's highly subjective.
  74. Re: Check out the "A*Men Pure Coffee" I found!

    Weather that's a fake or legitimate tester bottle, that's a shitty deal.

    $50 plus shipping for 1.7oz when you could get a brand new 3.4oz bottle for $90?
  75. Re: Compliment Getters... Are they worth buying?

    Makes sense, I've heard people with autism tend to be overly sensitive about personal space.
  76. Re: Compliment Getters... Are they worth buying?

    I bet you're really fun at parties.
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    Re: What is your The Most Unique Fragrance?

    Send it to me.
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    Re: Joop! Homme Wild

    I've been thinking about getting some.
    How does it smell? Is it too rumy?
    Think it is something you'd wear in the summer?
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    Re: What is your The Most Unique Fragrance?

    Try Knize Forest.
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    Re: What is your The Most Unique Fragrance?

    Kenzo Homme.
    To date I've never smelled anything even slightly close to it.
    Great longevity and projection, reasonably priced, this is one of my favorites for warm weather.
  81. Re: What's definitely masculine is.. grossness?

    Why did you delete SportsFan's initial post...? It was not hot-headed.
  82. Re: Looking for Green / Floral / Woody Warm Weather Scents

    If you want to check out something that's totally under the radar...
    Victorinox Swiss Unlimited - Imagine Mont Blanc Individuel with a very green and slightly minty twist. This stuff smells really...
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    Re: pear fragrance

    Should be pretty easy to find a tester, I think it's something most department stores would have.
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    Re: pear fragrance

    Curve Crush has surprisingly good longevity for how ridiculously cheap it is, 2.5oz for under $20 on Fragrancenet.
    It's far from being a nuclear bomb, but has an OK cloud for the first few hours.
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    Re: pear fragrance

    Some say Curve Crush has a very peary smell, and pear is actually listed in the note breakdown on some sites.
    Somebody on here told me D&G Light Blue for women smells a lot like pears.
  86. Re: Compliment Getters... Are they worth buying?

    Nothing wrong with wearing a scent you like the smell of, I do it all the time.

    I just notice a lot of people around here very invested in this bullshit Too Cool For The Room facade where they are...
  87. Re: Compliment Getters... Are they worth buying?

    You won't make many friends around this forum, saying that.

    A lot of people here convinced they wear fragrances "for themselves".
  88. Re: Spring/Summer/Year-round Fragrances with BIG Projection and Longevity

    I thought AdG was decent, but the staying power was so-so, even with Essenza.
    Supposedly 360 Red is more potent slightly spicier version, hence my interest.
  89. Re: Compliment Getters... Are they worth buying?

    Yes.
  90. Re: Spring/Summer/Year-round Fragrances with BIG Projection and Longevity

    I was considering Declaration for a while, but decided against it because it seemed bit too mature for my tastes.
    Are they remotely youthful in your opinion?
  91. Re: Spring/Summer/Year-round Fragrances with BIG Projection and Longevity

    This?
    http://www.fragrantica.com/perfume/Cartier/Declaration-Essence-1121.html
  92. Re: What's definitely masculine is.. grossness?

    In some cases a little dirt under your fingernails and sweat on your browline can be attractive in a way. Certain guys can really pull off the ruggedly handsome look, think Indiana Jones, athletes,...
  93. Spring/Summer/Year-round Fragrances with BIG Projection and Longevity

    Warm weather is on the horizon! :grin:
    Can you guys hit me with your recommendations, in this department?

    I already own:
    Kenzo Homme
    Creed Aventus
    Hanae Mori HM
    Nautica Voyage
    A&F Fierce...
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    Re: Manly Gourmand??

    I've been curious to sniff Aomassai for a while now, a rough woody gourmand sounds very interesting.
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    Re: Versace Dreamer. Fake or vintage?

    It's hard to imagine anyone would bother faking this stuff.
    It was never a popular best selling release, and even now with the moderate amount of hype surrounding it it's easily available brand new...
  96. Re: Recommendations for quality deodorant please ...

    http://blog.emergencyoutdoors.com/tala/uploads/2012/05/baking-soda.jpg
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    Re: My Retro purchases arrived!

    Possibly also give Bogart One Man Show and Lapidus pour Homme a look. :)
    Both are cheapies in the $20 range.
  98. Re: Chanel Allure Homme Sport Eau Extreme - Convince Me

    No, not at all. I don't really believe in hating on fragrances.
    I didn't think it smelled bad, just didn't really find it that interesting, and was curious what some people seem to see in it.

    I...
  99. Chanel Allure Homme Sport Eau Extreme - Convince Me

    I've sampled this one once or twice (from magazines), and my impression was that it's basically the original with some tonka thrown in.
    ZZZzzzzzZZZZzzzz...
    And yet, this has rave reviews and a...
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    Re: Favourite "jammy" scents?

    People say 24 Gold smells like raspberry jam, and while that's not exactly what I get from it, I do like it a lot.
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