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    Re: SotD Saturday, March 13, 2010

    Bleecker Street by Bond
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    Re: S o t D - Friday, 12th March 2010

    Tauer

    L'air du desert marocain
  3. Re: Can you guys help me sample and spend some money?

    Not Goldman Sachs. I'm a bean counter at a company that builds commercial refrigerators of all things. Thanks for the suggestions guys. I think I'm going to put in a couple of orders for samples...
  4. Re: Can you guys help me sample and spend some money?

    I am not really sure what I am looking for, but I'd like to branch out. Maybe something Oriental or heavier. My favorites right now are GIT and Bleecker street. On my list so far is Bois D'Orage,...
  5. Can you guys help me sample and spend some money?

    Believe it or not I got a letter from my employer and we are still getting a bonus this year. However it won't come my way for another month. Unfortunately St. Louis does not offer much in the way of...
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    Re: Today I Bought - > > APRIL 2009

    Silver Factory by Bond No. 9

    I swore I would never own Bonds and now I have two of them. Must be those darn star shaped bottles :)
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    Re: S o t D - Saturday, 18 Apr 09

    Bleecker Street by Bond No. 9
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    Re: Today I Bought - > > APRIL 2009

    I went on a spending spree yesterday in St. Louis. First was a new 3.3oz bottle of Dior Homme. Then I picked up declaration. I am always amazed how closely TdH smells in comparison to this frag. JCE...
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    Re: What did you receive for Christmas?

    Nobody ever gets me anything smelly. I don't think they understand my love of fragrance. I did pick up a bottle of Prada Amber for myself that I've been thinking about for a while and a number of...
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    Re: SotD - Monday, 07 July 08

    Millesime Imperial by none other than Creed.
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    Re: SotD .. Friday 4th July - 2008

    Rose 31 by Le Labo
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    Poll: Re: Mainstream vs. Niche: a statistical effort.

    Great idea for a thread. I am 40% niche and 60% mainstream. I have really scaled down my collection in the past few months since I posted last. I have only kept what I really like and wear. Some of...
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    Re: Tom Ford Extreme

    I definitely agree that this is not a "earth shattering" fragrance. However I like it very much after a couple of wearings. It is a well blended EDT that seems to last on my skin unlike some others...
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    Re: Tom Ford Extreme

    I was cruising the Neiman Marcus website today and saw they finally had it. I decided that since it's my birthday I could splurge. I bought blind and it should be here tomorrow, hopefully I won't be...
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    Re: SotD - Thursday 25 Oct 07

    Rose 31 for the second day in a row. It needs some time to break in.
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    Re: Guilty as charged!!!

    I know what you mean about giving fragrances time and getting familiar with them. I enjoy buying blind and while it can be a waste it's a lot of fun. I was going to attempt to write reviews of my two...
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    Re: Le Labo Rose 31 is Some Good Sh*t

    I just received my bottle and I have been trying to like it. I gave it my first full wearing today. One of the ladies at work thought it had a slight citronella smell to it. I see what she means. I...
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    Re: Sotd Monday 22 October 2007

    My first public wearing of Rose 31
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    Re: Today I bought (October 2007)

    I finally recieved my Musc Ravageur on Thursday and Rose 31 on Friday. I'm not sure I'm sold on either one yet, but I do need to give them some time. The risks you take when you buy blind, but it's...
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    Re: Because of Basenotes

    My first basenotes inspired purchase was Creed's Original Santal. I decided I had to have a Creed after reading some of the many wonderful things said about the house. I went down to Neiman's to test...
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    Re: Don't you hate SA's who wont leave you alone

    I try to be nice to the SA's unless they get too pushy. As a matter of fact they see me so often that it's easy to get samples most of the time. At the local Nordstrom's there is one woman I really...
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    Re: Style.com's Top Rated Men's Colognes

    I love the snob rating on their reviews. I find it funny because most of the women at my work that make remarks bout my cologne don't know about Creed, Malle or LE Labo. They have no idea how...
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    Re: "You Smell Like A Girl"

    I was once told that Dior Homme made me smell kind of girly. But I hav ever actually been told that I smelled like a girl.
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    Le Labo Personalized Labels

    I know that it has no effect on the juice, but what did you get on your label? Your name, nick-name, on-line handle? Did anyone ask for something dirty just to see if they would print it? Let us all...
  25. Thread: Rose 31

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    Re: Rose 31

    I decided to take the plunge after I could not get VE from Barney's. I got my tracking number this morning. Hopefully it will arrive soon.
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    Re: I think I'm a fragrance retard

    The money not a big deal. You can't take it to your grave. I guess I am just dissapointed that Vetiver Extrodinaire was out of stock. I really liked it and my sample is nearly gone. I was thinking...
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    Re: Scentronic's 1000th Post

    Congratulations Scentronic. Make sure to keep up on bashing those Creed Trolls.
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    Re: I think I'm a fragrance retard

    Well, just to give a update I'm not a Barney's fan so far. It took them nearly a week to get my order approved for shpping. Something about verifying my billing address and using a abbreviation for...
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    Re: any good designer rose scents

    I've been teetering on the edge of ordering either Rose 31 or Voleur de Roses. I've never smelled Rose 31 however and I am not sure about a blind buy. Voleur does seem to keep growing on me everytime...
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    Re: Bad Fruit, Good Fruit

    I would be interested to sample a good Bannana fragrance. One of my roomates in college once drank a whole bottle of 99 Bannana's in one evening and I thought it smelled pretty nice.
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    Re: Today I bought (October 2007)

    On Monday I ordered Vetiver Extraordinaire and Musc Ravageur from Barney's. Can't wait until they show up.
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    Re: Damn you Creed..

    I have a 98% full 4oz bottle of Imperial I don't ever use. I even still have the original sales ticket from Neiman's. Just PM if you might be interested.
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    Re: I think I'm a fragrance retard

    Thanks guys for the welcome. The buyer's remorse does start to wear off before long. Now comes the dreaded anticipation. Does anybody have a idea of how quickly Barney's ships? I'll survive, but now...
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    Re: I think I'm a fragrance retard

    You'll be the first to know. Since I am kind of new here how does the swap thing work. I have a number of scents I never wear. I was about to list my bottle of Imperial on Ebay. I loved it in...
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    Re: I think I'm a fragrance retard

    I splurged and got the big bottle for the value of it. I may never get through it all, but it makes more sense to me for some reason. I think I will like it from the many descriptions and reviews I...
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    I think I'm a fragrance retard

    Basenotes is wonerful for showing me the way of great smelling fragerances, but I think it could be dangerous. I decided this morning that I was finally going to buy a bottle of Malle's Vetiver...
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    Re: Will I ever make it through a full bottle?

    I have almost made it through a 1.7oz bottle of Dior Homme. That is also after a lot of night spritzing before bed. I already have a 3.3oz bottle on reserve ready to go. It takes a long time to go...
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    Re: SotD, Monday 8 October

    YSL L'Homme
  39. Thread: Hugo XY

    by Raist679
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    Re: Hugo XY

    I tried this yesterday in Dillard's. It's definitely very light and in my opinion not very indicative of the original Hugo canteen as their ads would suggest. It almost reminded me of CK truth. It...
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    Re: SotD - Sunday 30 Sept. 07

    Dior Homme
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    Re: Very interesting info on bogus frags

    I recieved a obviously fake bottle of Dior Homme on Ebay. I should have thought twice about it only being $18 for a 3.3oz. Thankfully the seller did refund my money. I immediately went to the mall...
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    Re: Today I bought (September 2007)

    I finally picked up Fahrenheit the other day. To top that I found it at the fragrance mecca that is Wal-Mart.
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    Re: Pick -One-, No 'Top Three'

    That is a tough question, but I would have to go with Green Irsh Tweed. Can't get enough of it.
  44. Re: Is "The Dreamer" a good scent for Autumn/Winter?

    I don't own bottle of the dreamer, but have been thinking about it after sampling it numerous times. I for one do not mind the opening and the drydown is very nice. I say it's great for this time of...
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    Re: Received my M7

    I'll make sure I go easy on it for work tomorrow. I love the opening with the bright citrusy overtones. I'm not totally sure about the agarwood yet, but it doesn't turn me off to overall fragrance....
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    Received my M7

    I just received my M7 and so far I do like it so far. It will need a few wearings ou in public before I render a final verdict, but I do have a few questions. I bought the set of EDT and body wash...
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    Re: SotD - Thursday 27 Sept. 07

    L'homme by YSL
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    Re: I just bought M7 blind

    I have never smelled agarwood before, so at least it will be a new experience. I also already bit the bullet and placed a order. I hope all goes well.
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    Re: SotD - Tuesday 25th Sept. 07

    Creed Original Santal
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    Re: I just bought M7 blind

    I am glad you say that. I was never a huge fan of the orignal Gucci pour homme. How would you guy classify M7? Is it a woods type fragrance?
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    Re: Today I bought (September 2007)

    I orderd the big bottle of M7 along with body wash. I should avoid blind buys, but I also need a little excitement.
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    Re: I just bought M7 blind

    Thanks guys. I can't wait for it to arrive. I will make sure I give it time before I make a final judgement. At first I did not like Dior Homme and could not stand GIT, now they are two of my...
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    I just bought M7 blind

    Well I decided to take the plunge and order a bottle of M7. To be honest I feel it will be love or hate at first sniff with no in between. I usually do not like the medicinal vibe in a fragrance, but...
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    Re: SotD - Saturday 22nd Sept. 07

    Creed's GIT
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    Re: SotD - Friday 21 Sept 07

    The classic Fahrenheit
  56. Re: Empty Bottle - Which Fragrances have you liked enough to re-buy?

    The only bottle I have replaced so far is Dior Homme. However my GIT is running low and will surely be next.
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    Re: SotD - Tuesday 18th Sept.

    New Haarlem from a sample
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    Re: I have Sécrétions Magnifiques on my Arm!

    When I read the title of this post I had quie a different thought. You never know what kind of bodily fluids can end up where at times. However it sounds horrid, I'll have to find some.
  59. Thread: What Next?

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    Re: What Next?

    I hope you enjoy both of the fragrances you ordered. Opium should be somewhat similar to the other two you suggested. I thnk they all lean towards being Oriental. It's been a while sinc I smelled...
  60. Thread: New Haarlem

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    Re: New Haarlem

    Thanks for the reply. I think I'm going to head ou ot Saks today and give it one more try. I need to see what's out there anyhow. I know that it is a gourmand, but would this also be considered...
  61. Thread: New Haarlem

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    New Haarlem

    Guys,

    Recently I've been really getting into a sample I received of this Bond. While not really a Bond fan, I think this could possibly be the fall/winter type of scent I was looking for. Do you...
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    Re: I have the urge for something new

    Thanks Scentronic. I do not beleive that I have tried Jaipur in quite a long while. I have the day off from work tomorow. Perhaps I'll see what I can sniff in the big city.
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    Re: Recent Blind Buys

    I am actually a little scared of dropping that much on a blind buy. I wish there was somewhere aound here that I could sample some of the Malle's. I am intrested in a new fall/winter scent. Noir...
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    Re: SotD - Sunday 16th Sept.

    Dior Homme Yo!
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    Re: Recent Blind Buys

    After earlier reccomendations I'm thinking of buying Noir Epices blind. For the price I hope it will not be a disaster. It seems to be the type of scent that I'm looking for and I have wanted to own...
  66. Thread: What Next?

    by Raist679
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    Re: What Next?

    I would giver Dior Homme a try. To me it's masculine floral type scent with some Iris. I wear this a lot and really like it. Then there is the standard Green Irish Tweed reccomendation. I can't get...
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    Re: I have the urge for something new

    Do you think that Heritage, Noir Epices or any of the Lutens would be appropriate for the office? Thanks for the suggestions. I also thought that I would add that I find Original Santal almost too...
  68. Re: Has anyone ever told you that you smell like this?

    My mother is not a fragrance person. As a matter of fact she uses unscented detergent and deodorant. Something in certain scents plugs up her nose. She was probably half joking when she told me....
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    Re: What do your friends smell like?

    My Brother wears Curve when we go out. That most lovely of fragrances. My co-worker likes to wear Armani Code and Pasha by Cartier when we go out together so that's not so bad. My ex-wife used to...
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    Re: I have the urge for something new

    Thank you for the suggestiosns. Do you think that I could get away with wearing noir epices or one of the Lutens to the office? Also I live in the St. Louis out ere in the mid-west and unless I can...
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    I have the urge for something new

    I just got my bonus from work and was looking for something a little heavier for fall and winter. I was hoping to find a oriental that would spark my interest as I feel I have to many woody scents. I...
  72. Has anyone ever told you that you smell like this?

    I stopped by my parents house after doing some shopping today. Of course I stopped by a few of the fragrance counters and tried out a few things. Somehow I ended up taking home POLO explorer and...
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    Re: Today I bought (September 2007)

    A couple weeks ago I purchased a bottle of Imperial by Creed. However on me it seems to just dissappear. So maybe it will be off to swap or Ebay. Then today I recieved my bonus from work and on...
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    Re: SotD - Friday 14th Sept.

    MI by Creed
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    Re: SotD - Wednesday 12th Sept.

    Burberry Touch
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    Re: So...what's the verdict on Polo Explorer?

    I took a whiff of this the other day at Nordstrom and to be honest I didn't think it was that bad. I even took a card home with me. It is a bit fruity at the top, but I liked it. Not sure if it is...
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    Re: SoTd - Sunday 9th Sept

    I started out with Imperial and ended up withsome unforgiveable on me as well.
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    Re: SoTd - Saturday 8th Sept

    I have GIT on one wrist and Dior Homme on the other. I guess I need to stop letting my son play with the cologne bottles.
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    Re: SotD - Friday 7 Sept 07

    GIT my new obsession.
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    Re: Best Limes fragances? recommendation please

    I always get a lime note from Central park by Bond. Also remember the summer 2006 issey having a good lime note.
  81. Re: Strange Happenings at Neiman Marcus (Creed related)

    I will never be one of their top customers. I was shocked when I first tried to buy Green Irish Tweed and the saleswoman told me they would not take my debit card. I can not afford to buy anymore...
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    Re: SotD - Wednesday 5 Sept 07

    Dior Homme
  83. Strange Happenings at Neiman Marcus (Creed related)

    Guys,

    I decided to take the plunge and pick up a bottle of Creed's wonderful Imperial. I've had a couple good experiences buying Creed online. However from what I read I decided to pick up MI at...
  84. Thread: Erolfa

    by Raist679
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    Re: Erolfa

    I love Erofla. However I can never tell if it doesn't agree with my skin chemistry or if it just stays very close to the body. I have trouble detecting it's presence about 15 minutes after I apply. I...
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    Re: Has anyone seen this MI yet?

    I wasn't ready to drop that kind of scratchon it either. I think it would take me 5 years to go through that much MI. I coud easily go for a flacon of GIT but I still have abou half of my 2.5oz left....
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    Re: I thank the Pefume Gods for...

    For giving us this place to explore our "strange" hobby and
    For letting me give GIT a second chance. I honestly hated it at first and now it is like a obsession.
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    Has anyone seen this MI yet?

    I was looking for Imperial online and came across this. I hate paying retail for Creed, but so far I've had two good experiences and two bad experiences shopping Creed online. I need a light summer...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 12 June

    Creed GIT.

    I just received my first bottle along with Erolfa. I guess I'm going to see what all the fuss is about.
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    Re: Creed Original Santal

    I've been lurking here for quite a while, but this finally sparked a post out of me. I must be strange becuse I went to NM and OS was the only Creed that I initially liked enough to buy. It is one of...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 6 April

    Armani Code
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 5 April

    Ysl L'homme
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 4 April 2007

    Creed Original Santal
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 3 April

    Dior Homme
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    Re: SotD Monday 2 April

    Touch by Burberry
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    Re: SotD Sunday 1 April, April Fool's Day

    Ysl L'homme
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