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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday 17th of October

    Azzaro Onyx
  2. Thread: Deodorant

    by SliderJeff
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    Re: What deodorant do you use?

    Yep, there's no denying Certain Dri works to stop perspiration, but unfortunately I can't deal with how bad it burns me and itches and then causes an ugly rash to appear after about 30 minutes at...
  3. Re: New Fragrance: La Nuit de L’Homme Frozen Cologne

    We have a winner! Way to call it like you see it, Sol Invictus.
  4. Re: Recommendation for shoe trees for Men's Italian shoes?

    Thanks for the feedback and pointer, guys!
  5. Re: Recommendation for shoe trees for Men's Italian shoes?

    Tott,

    I guess the issues isn't that it necessarily doesn't reach the end of the toe box, but rather that it seems to be too wide rather than thin and tall enough to "push out" the top of the shoe...
  6. Recommendation for shoe trees for Men's Italian shoes?

    Hey gang,

    I recently got my first pair of quality Italian dress shoes and I love them. I picked up a cheapo/readily available pair of shoe trees at Macy's and find that they don't come close to...
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    Re: NEW Dolce & Gabbana The one Gentleman

    I liked it enough to grab the after shave balm and shower gel, as well. Good stuff.
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    Re: Longevity of Armani Code

    13.26 milliseconds for me, give or take. :) Seriously though, I love the scent, but it was gone in minutes on my "nuclear furnace" skin, regardless of how much moisturizer or lotion I use first.
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    Re: Anyone else not a fan of vetiver?

    I'm in the same camp. If I want to smell like grass I'll roll around in the St. Augutine outside. I never saw/smelled the allure to this scent.
  10. Re: YSL la nuit de l'homme vs dolce gabbana the one ?

    I have both, but actually prefer The One - Gentleman to both. I still like them all, though.
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    Re: YSL La Nuit or Rochas Man?

    La Nuit. Rochas Man was recommended to me based on my love of A*Men, but I HATED it. I couldn't wait to finish the bottle of RM. La Nuit is much better, IMHO.
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    Re: La Nuit De L'homme

    I think it's a winner. I prefer it to the original.
  13. Thread: chest hair?

    by SliderJeff
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    Re: chest hair?

    So for those of you that trim... what guard do you use on the trimmer or clippers? i.e. how long do you leave it?

    Thanks,
    Jeff
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    Re: Dolce & Gabbana Ph

    I didn't get much longevity from the "Masculine" version but the original PH stays with me forever and I really like it.

    Regs,
    Jeff
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    Re: Thierry Mugler!

    Nope, we're talking just the "Cologne". It's a green liquid and can be seen in a screenshot in a previous post. I really enjoy this scent and if I hadn't just blown $250 on colognes last night, I'd...
  16. Thread: Rochas Man

    by SliderJeff
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    Re: Rochas Man

    I bought it because it smelled good in the store and seemed to be in the style of scents I prefer. It's ok, but not great. Sweet, but not warm like I think A*men is. I MUCH prefer A*men to this. ...
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    Re: Egoiste, is it anywhere but the internet?

    Thanks again, everyone, for the update on this fragrance. Most of my recent purchases were done at area mall department stores, Macy's or Dillards. To say that I know more about what they are...
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    Re: Egoiste, is it anywhere but the internet?

    Thanks again for all the info, guys.

    Unfortunately, I have yet to find a single department store fragrance counter attendee that knows more than the average bowling ball does about the stuff they...
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    Re: Egoiste, is it anywhere but the internet?

    I'm in Houston, Texas. I've been checking the usual suspects like Macy's, Dillard's, Sephora, Ulta, etc... with no luck. In fact, my experience has been similar to the other poster above, "You mean...
  20. TIGI Power Trip, bleaching my sheets??!?

    Hey guys,

    I've been using the TIGI brand Power Trip product for ages. I don't use colognes or acne creams or anything else on my head when I go to bed, but lately I have been noticing that my...
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    Re: Just Bought Cuiron Blind

    Drying latex paint, sweat, cigarettes and a half eaten burrito? Yeah, that's about right. :)

    j/k... it's a tamale, not a burrito. ;)

    Regs,
    Jeff
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    Egoiste, is it anywhere but the internet?

    Hey guys,

    I've been dying to try this fragrance for ages, but around the Houston area, all I find is the Platinum version... which didn't impress me very much upon first sniff. Is there a brick...
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    Re: Just Bought Cuiron Blind

    Wow, this just goes to show how different everyone is with regards to what they like and dislike. I bought this one quite cheaply when Sephora was having some sort of internet sale. I had read all...
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    Re: Azzaro Onyx...way underated

    LOVE IT! Get compliments on this one by the ladies (all like four of them out of the 1000 people here) often. This one will remain in the stable for a long time.

    Regs,
    Jeff
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    Re: Looking for scents like JPG's Le Male

    My take on these scents:



    Bought it at Sephora a few months ago. Not my thing. Sweeter than Le Male. Staying power is about the same, but no positive comments on it vs. LM.

    L-O-V-E It!
    ...
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    Re: Never gotten a compliment..

    Could be, I just honestly don't know. But even my wife has commented that I get more vocal comments from them than I do from "white chicks". :) To be honest, I could care less who likes it... just...
  27. Re: Where do you keep you scent collection? Furniture item?

    Wow, I never would have thought that the NORM would have been for so many basenoters to stick their stuff in a dedicated fridge. Just where the heck do you guys keep your fridges? I have a fairly...
  28. Re: Where do you keep you scent collection? Furniture item?

    First of CoL, HOLY CRAP!!! :)

    Secondly, the master bath is a fairly large place and rarely fills with hot moist air. Then again, I live in Houston, so hot and moist are pretty much 365 day a...
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    Re: Never gotten a compliment..

    QuietEarth,

    Do it. Not just for the compliments, but this is one scent that received great praise here on the boards that I DO actually agree with. I like what it smells like and clearly the...
  30. Where do you keep you scent collection? Furniture item?

    Hey guys,

    Not sure if this is the right place to ask, but the other forums didn't really fit the bill so I thought I'd ask here. Admin, please feel free to move this if it's more appropriate...
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    Re: Never gotten a compliment..

    I get the occasional compliment when I wear old school Polo... but it's mostly because my body chem must change the scent in some way because when I tell the people who asked what it is they almost...
  32. Re: Is my nose broken?  First time Creed expe

    Good call. Maybe I'll take that path. So many things vying for my cash... so very little cash to go around. :)

    Regs,
    Jeff
  33. Re: Is my nose broken?  First time Creed expe

    DustB,

    Yeah, I'm sure somewhere has them... it's just a question of it being a place I can conveniently get to and if not, is it really worth it to me, you know? Thanks again for the thoughts.
    ...
  34. Re: Is my nose broken?  First time Creed expe

    Thanks for all the replies, guys. I agree with nearly everyone's thoughts on the subject.

    Yes, it's possible that I dismissed these 4 Creeds too quickly to give them a real test drive......
  35. Re: Never thought I would shout "I Love Le Male"..

    I have to say it's one of my favorites. I smelled it for the first time only about a year ago... not sure how it had slipped under the radar, but I plan on making it one of my "staples" for years to...
  36. Is my nose broken?  First time Creed experien

    Ok guys,

    So on a whim, I stopped into this "discount perfumery" inside the mall on my way from getting my haircut with my wife and daughter. I FINALLY picked up M7, which I really like... but wish...
  37. Re: I picked up 4 New ones 2day! (VI, Del Mar, EdZ

    Hmmm... that doesn't sound good. I didn't really have a chance to gauge the dry down... especially since all of these were purchased as a result of the "squirt on their crappy little paper tester...
  38. Re: I picked up 4 New ones 2day! (VI, Del Mar, EdZ

    I probably wouldn't have snagged the Very Irresistible if my wife hadn't torn out the sample from one of her magazines and said, "This doesn't smell bad". Which in HER terminology is practically,...
  39. I picked up 4 New ones 2day! (VI, Del Mar, EdZ, Z)

    Hey guys,

    Well, I broke down and went scent hunting today at the local mall and Ulta. I snagged Zegna's "Z" and "Essence de Zegna" from Ulta... and hit the mall for Givenchy's new Very...
  40. Re: Re-introducing Mr Cranky the fragrance suggest

    DOH!!!! Missed the Crankmeister hiatus message. That will teach me to read more than the first page from now on. Sorry.

    Regs,
    Jeff
  41. Re: Re-introducing Mr Cranky the fragrance suggest

    Ok, Mr. Cranky... riddle me this:
    Ralph Lauren Polo ( the ONLY cologne my wife likes on me)
    A*men
    Azzaro Visit

    Sock it to me, Mr. Cranky!

    Regs,
    Jeff
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    Re: Best shaving gel (men)

    Hmm.. well I WAS going to recommend Zirh's product... but since you "been there, done that", how 'bout King Of Shaves shave gel? That's what I used prior to switching to Zirh's stuff.

    Regs,...
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    Re: Shaving Against The Grain

    King of Shaves was my favorite before getting Zirh's Aloe Vera Shave Gel as a gift from my wife. REALLY good stuff. It produces a somewhat anasthetic effect on my face after a couple minutes.

    I...
  44. Thread: Hanvana

    by SliderJeff
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    Re: Hanvana

    Honestly, I can't be 100% positive. I bought it in like July of '95 or so when I first moved down here to Texas permanently. The brain cells aren't what they used to be.... but I CAN tell you for...
  45. Thread: Hanvana

    by SliderJeff
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    Re: Hanvana

    Absolutely. Glad to see someone here has a good sense of humor.

    I did happen to check out the reviews of Havana here on BN. Man, if I hadn't worn the stuff myself, I would be running to the mall...
  46. Thread: Hanvana

    by SliderJeff
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    Re: Hanvana

    LOL.

    Eegads!! Keep that stuff away from me!!! I'd rather use Raid or something I've found growing in the back of my refrigerator than place that scent anywhere near me again. :)

    Then again......
  47. Thread: Hanvana

    by SliderJeff
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    Re: Hanvana

    Wow.. if I still had my bottle of that God-awful stuff I would send it to you in a heartbeat. Easily one of the most sickeningly sweet scents I have ever worn. The only compliment I ever got when...
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    Re: How do you pick your SOTD?

    Well, my collection is fairly miniscule compared to most everyone elses. I have around 7-8 at any one time... and get yelled at by my wife that I am "worse than a woman". :)

    Anyway, usually it's...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday 8. 4. 05

    Azzaro Visit for the morning...

    Acqua Di Gio for post-gym and rest of the day (I just keep it in my locker here at work where the gym is)

    I tend to go for the cleaner scents for post workout...
  50. Thread: A*Man

    by SliderJeff
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    Re: A*Man

    Big fan of the scent here. My wife is less of a fan. It's not that she doesn't like it.. it's just that it has the same non-reaction as every other darn thing I try. For reference, the only thing she...
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    Re: best pomade?

    I use TIGI Power Trip. But I like the "wet look" for my caesar cut hairstyle. I have hair that "you can bounce bullets off" according to everyone who has ever touched it. Freaks my 15 month old...
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