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    Re: Floris: Summer Limes = Limes ?!

    joe, thanx for your effort to post :-)
    i called a Floris representative to ask my Q about Limes, and hte answer is, that both juices are exactly the same. just a different bottle.
    additionally,...
  2. Thread: Floris Summer Limes

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    Re: Floris Summer Limes

    no, they are the same juice indeed.

    i asked a nice person at the Floris HQ
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    Re: Floris: Summer Limes = Limes ?!

    oh, and does anyone know where the Summer Edition is still available in (or niear) Germany? it seems like the "Summer" tag was a one-off thing a few years ago...
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    Re: Floris: Summer Limes = Limes ?!

    what??! has no one tried both??!!
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    Floris: Summer Limes = Limes ?!

    Hi,

    has anyone any approved info if Floris Summer Limes is the same juice as Floris Limes?

    Summer Limes came out in the summer of 2003. The normal Limes seems to be somewhat hundred years or so...
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    Re: If Bois du Portugal was renamed Lavender Spice

    If Bois du Portugal was renamed Lavender Spice....

    ... it´d lose one of the finest names of all scents!

    M
  7. Thread: Néroli Sauvage

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    Re: Néroli Sauvage

    i love it and have it. sometimes it reminds me a lot of Eau de Rochas in its woddiness at the base.
    what i adore about NS is the fabulous topnote of bitter blossoms! excellent!

    m
    :)
  8. Thread: Aramis Always

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    Re: Aramis Always

    to me it is PURE watermelon. And nothing else.

    m
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    Re: Eau Sauvage or Rive Gauche

    @MonkeyManMatt: Fantastic description of ES! That´s what I think of it, too :-)

    m
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    Re: The Battle of Eau D'orange Vert

    i bought the concentree without sampling it first. i liked the original and thought the concentree must be as good.
    i was wrong :-( now i own a full bottle of the concentree and never use it: it...
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    Re: In need of watermelon?

    http://www.douglas.de/DGProduct.process?ID=2001004828

    that´s the female one, i smelled the pour homme.

    m
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    Re: In need of watermelon?

    no no, that´s not the one...

    m
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    What´s the sense of the SOTD-thread ?!

    hi,

    the SOTD-thread regularly is one of the most viewed, always frequented a lot.

    But I wonder: What´s the sense of sharing one´s choice of scent ... EVERY DAY?

    I don´t get it.

    Please...
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    Re: Watermelon fragances?

    try the new one by Aramis: single note and strong watermelon!
    m
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    In need of watermelon?

    ... well, then get the new Aramis scent. Don´t remember the name of it and can´t find it in the directory.

    Did anyone have a chance and tried it, too? What is your opinion? At first I enjoyed it,...
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    Re: Warning: Another Creed Thread, Read at Own Ris

    same with me: The quest for THE one true bottle of NS kept me busy for a long, long time :-)

    m
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    Re: I Summon All Creed Fans!

    well, THANK YOU for gathering this information! At last someone could shed some light to the date/lot-mystery :-)

    m
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    Re: What is the best Lemon scent?

    Floris Summer Limes is pure zesty limes....

    you should try the shower gel, too. it is THE most refreshing one i have EVER owned!

    m
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    Re: Got my 1st Bottle of Creed. *There is a date

    i brought this up a few weeks ago and i will do it again now:

    can we be sure that the "dates" really ARE dates??!! a SA once tried to explain to me that the Creed "dates" are some other kind of...
  20. Thread: Similar Fragrances

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    Re: Similar Fragrances

    Gucci PH similar to BdP? I TOTALLY disagree.
    Gucci longer lasting than the Creed? I TOTALLY and ABSOLUTELY disagree.

    -> imho Gucci is much more smokey, whereas BdP is a lot sweeter
    -> BdP is one...
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    Re: Creed scents for the office - any recommendati

    try NS

    m
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    I tried Creed Orange Spice today ...

    ... and was instantly reminded of everyone´s favourite, the good old Kouros *::)

    so:

    - Himalaya = XS ?
    - SMW = CK One/Bvlgari Green Tea ?
    - GIT = CW ?
    - OV = Mugler Cologne ?

    and now -...
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    Re: Please Recomend A Great Citrus Fragrance

    try Summer Limes by Floris, which - to my nose - is the purest lemon....

    m
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    Re: Rochas Man VS Armani He Night

    i like both, but the Armani drydown seems to be plain sweetness to my nose, whereas Rochas Man smells like coffee, chocolate, vanilla, etc.... yummie!!! :-)

    M
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    Re: Need Spicy Creed recommendations

    but beware: it is sweet at the drydown. if you don´t like sweetness, stay away.

    m
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    Re: How about CK One Scene??

    quite an interesting scent, not just a "variation" of CK One (like those summer editions...)

    m
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    Re: Body Kouros: Worth getting?

    okay guys, thank you for your insights on BK :-)
    Will check out that Serge Lutens as soon as I get a chance to.

    M

    P.S. Sorry for not having used the search function ::)
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    Re: Body Kouros: Worth getting?

    okay, thx for the input so far, please keep it coming....

    what made BK sound interesting was esp. the benzoin, which makes me think of Christmas... :-)

    M
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    Body Kouros: Worth getting?

    Hi,

    i never had the chance to try Body Kouros, but am highly interested because of the reviews ("similar to Rochas Man etc.").

    So, if you like, please give me your impressions and tell me if it...
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    Re: The Ultimate Mugler Cologne Thread

    i was thinking about getting a bottle sooner or later.

    i think it is going to be sooner rather than later :-)

    M
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    Re: Creed revisited....WHAT ?

    just one more aspect: How sure are we, that the numbers on the back of the box really are DATES??!! I mean, of course, it seems to be like that, because it´s 2002, 2003, 2004, but once a SA at a...
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    Re: Honest opinions on Creed Himalaya

    on me it lasts a whole day. no joke!

    m
  33. Thread: Creed Himalaya

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    Re: Creed Himalaya

    Hi BluOcean,

    Himalaya lasts nearly as long as BdP on my skin, which is many, many hours.

    To me it smells a lot like XS, but I prefer the Creed anytime for its development over time, which XS...
  34. Thread: Amouage Gold Men

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    Re: Amouage Gold Men

    thanx for all the input, guys! i think i am going to try and ask for samples (and hope they haven´t gone bad as they did in Marlen´s case...).

    M
  35. Thread: Amouage Gold Men

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    Amouage Gold Men

    hi,

    the dexcriptions for Amouage Gold Men really caught my interest. It is sooo expensive though and i don´t have any easy chance to try it...
    so, my question: how many of you have that gem in...
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    Re: Addicted - Man Almost Blinded By Beleaf

    Marlen, thanks for your story. It is one of the most entertaining I have read for ages!! ;D
    M
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    Re: Hands down best fragrance?

    for me (for the past year, right now and probably in the future, as well): BdP.

    M
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    Re: Does Gaultier2 only come as eau de parfum?

    Holy! Garden hose sprays are used for plants, not applying cologne... ;)

    http://www.dynexgroup.com/~tracks/photos/uploads/1029811338_Photo1_mikeruthsm.jpg[/quote]

    HAHA, brilliant!! :-)

    M
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    Re: vC&A: Tsar EdT = Tsar Cologne ??

    thank you both for your replies :-)

    M
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    vC&A: Tsar EdT = Tsar Cologne ??

    Hi,

    i stumbled a bottle of Van Cleef & Arpels Tsar today. It said "Cologne" on the box, which makes me wonder: Is there any difference between this Cologne and the EdT that can be found in the...
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    Re: What's the oldest vintage in your wardrobe?

    BdP: Napoleon´s favourite scent!! (if Creed isn´t telling BS... it s off their offichial brochure!)

    M
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    Re: Does Gaultier2 only come as eau de parfum?

    it reminds me of Joop Homme...

    too feminine for my taste :-(

    m
  43. Thread: Allergic Reaction

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    Re: Allergic Reaction

    unfortunately I always get an itchy rash whenever I should apply MI, SMW and some other Creeds (also the new OS)....
    I had no problems with those scents until one day I put a bit too much on. All...
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    Re: Armani Night: too sweet?!

    thanx for your input, guys!

    i think i will buy the 30ml flakon :-)

    M

    PS It is a shame that OS still is NOT out yet here in Germany....
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    Armani Night: too sweet?!

    hi all,

    i considered Night as my next purchase. i need something new for fall ;-)

    but it might be a bit too sweet in the drydown... what do you think?

    oh, by the way, has anyone purchased...
  46. Thread: Chanel allure!

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    Re: Chanel allure!

    some here say Allure smells a lot like Creed OS (or rather vice versa :)

    m
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    Re: Is Bois du Portugal the best scent made?

    parts of the drydown remind me of the drydowns of Chanel PM and Hermes Rocabar (but they don´t beat BdP...)

    m
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    Re: Is Bois du Portugal the best scent made?

    when i wanna wear BdP, i actually do not apply by spraying from the bottle. i keep a vial that i filled from the bottle and i do apply some drops out of that vial. i have the impression that i can...
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    Re: Is Bois du Portugal the best scent made?

    this is exactly what i think about BdP!

    anyone who tries this one out for the first time: Beware of the top-notes! Do NOT turn away if you do not like the scent initially - give it time!

    BdP is...
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    Re: MUST HAVE SUMMER SCENTS: Eau de Rochas pour HO

    Scenteur7: Thank you for your wonderul series of summer-scent reviews! I enjoy reading this so much!!

    m
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    Re: Help Me!!! My Himalaya debacle

    Indie_Guy, I feel with you. Had a very similar experience with NS a few days ago (see the thread).
    Bought it from a reputable store in my town, no online-thing.

    I really hope you will find your...
  52. Thread: 3 Best Creeds

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    Re: 3 Best Creeds

    BdP
    BdP
    BdP

    m
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    Re: Best fragrance ever created?

    BdP

    m
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    Re: creed original santal

    any news on OS ??

    it should be available somewhere by now, shouldn´t it?

    m
  55. Thread: bought NS today...

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    Re: bought NS today...

    marlen, good to know i am not alone in my paranoia :-)

    i had SERIOUS hesitation before i actually went back to the store and explained it all to those poor ladies :-) they must have thought i am...
  56. Thread: bought NS today...

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    Re: bought NS today...

    i assume yours must be the more "citrussy" incarnation
    but who knows... maybe you have the yellow juice with the Neroli pronounced like my clear juice...
    heck, isn´t this confusing?! :-)
    ...
  57. Thread: bought NS today...

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    Re: bought NS today...

    btw, i really liked the words in this post!

    m
  58. Thread: bought NS today...

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    Re: bought NS today...

    @ikkitosennomusha: I actually believe now that it wasn´t a BAD bottle, it was just one out of a variety of several! Fact is, I returned the bottle I bought yesterday. I (and this is no joke!)...
  59. Thread: bought NS today...

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    bought NS today...

    ... and i am a tad bit disappointed: th wonderful Neroli note is much less prominent in the "real bottle" than it has been in my little test vial. in fact, the Neroli in the bottle is kind if buried...
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    Re: Green Valley = a stronger MI ?

    okay, guys, i see that i am the only one ... :-))

    GV really is a "hidden gem" in the Creed canon, no question about it. i never really bothered to try it until a few days ago! maybe because of it...
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    Green Valley = a stronger MI ?

    anyone who feels that his MI is a bit too short-lived: go and try Green Valley!

    the drydowns seem to be nearly the same, imho.

    m
  62. Thread: MI vs NS

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    Re: MI vs NS

    BdP is a monster when it comes to sillage.
    I barely ever use more than 2 or 3 drops(!), never spray it anymore, coz it is so heavy...

    m

    P.S. Interesting that you think NS is projecting much,...
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    Re: Creed Neroli Sauvage: Should I buy it?

    that was my first thought, too.
    i double-checked it, and it really WAS NS...

    my conclusion: NS must be the most "weather-dependent" scent i ever witnessed :-)

    i will be buying a bottle...
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    Re: Discontinued fragrances

    Versace Metal Jeans.

    At least in Germany it is no longer being sold...

    m
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    Re: Creed Neroli Sauvage: Should I buy it?

    this scent is crazy!!!

    a few hours ago i managed to get another sample vial of it. i applied it to my wrist, and voila: the smell was exactly like the first vial i got some weeks days ago, which...
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    Re: Something similar to Bois de Portugal?

    no.

    BdP seems to be unique.

    i advise yout o save your money, you will not regret it!

    m
    (who will buy NS this week....)
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    Re: Hugh Parsons Blue, Paul Smith London

    HP Blue smells A LOT like Eternity for the first few minutes....

    m
  68. Thread: MI vs NS

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    Re: MI vs NS

    NS is better imho. I am about to buy NS soon.

    Tried Green Valley yesterday, and this one is much like MI, they seem to share some notes!

    m
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    Re: Creed Neroli Sauvage: Should I buy it?

    C&S Neroli is unavailable where i live and i don´t wanna order samples...

    another thing that came to mind is, that NS is in some ways similar to GIT. at least the top notes.

    m
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    Re: Angélique Encens vs. BdP

    thanx for your comment :-)

    even if it might be a bit feminine, i will have a try as soon as i get the chance.


    m
  71. Thread: Monsieur Balmain

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    Re: Monsieur Balmain

    i bought this one a few months ago. initially liked it a lot (very similar to D&G masculine!), but don´t ever use it much... i find it a bit too woody in the base for my liking.

    m
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    Angélique Encens vs. BdP

    hi,

    the reviews of AE really caught my interest!

    seems to be similar to BdP.

    right?

    maybe someone who owns/knows both scents is so kind to compare those two in a few words?
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    Re: Creed Neroli Sauvage: Should I buy it?

    ... or even wait for OS ????????!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    :- }

    m
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    Re: Creed Neroli Sauvage: Should I buy it?

    i am very unsure by now.... the vial i had of it from some days ago smells much more like Neroli should smell. The new vial i got yesterday seems to be A TOTALLY DIFFERENT SCENT!!!!! (crazy!!)
    ->...
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    Re: Creed Neroli Sauvage: Should I buy it?

    thank you!
    i wondered if my senses cheated me, coz i also noted the "unpredictability" that you observed :-]
    the sample i got on monday smells a bit differently than the one i tried yesterday....
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    Creed Neroli Sauvage: Should I buy it?

    Hi,

    should I? Should i not?

    I am undecided. Any input is warmly appreciated :-)

    (I like its "bitterness" a lot. But is the scent too fleeting? Does it stay for more than an hour??!!)
    ...
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    Re: The Best Citrus for a Lift?

    Floris Summer Limes is better than the ones mentioned in your poll
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    Re: Bulgari The Vert: For a man ??!!

    thank you all for your great input!!
    can´t decide to buy a bottle yet (there are so many others i need to try :-)

    m
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    Re: MUST HAVE SUMMER SCENTS: St Barth Homme

    Eternity! Yes!! That is what St Barth reminded me of when first aplyying it :-)) Thanx for the hint ;-)

    m
  80. Thread: Hugo Energise (yawn)

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    Re: Hugo Energise (yawn)

    i have and love Boss Bottled and the original Hugo.

    all their newer stuff bores me. especially Boss in motion and the new Energise...
    m
  81. Thread: Aqua Di Roma Uomo

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    Re: Aqua Di Roma Uomo

    oops, i meant: EXPECTATIONS, not reputations :-}

    m
  82. Thread: Davidoff (1984)???

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    Re: Davidoff (1984)???

    starts nicely, but dries down too sweet... i only used it once or twice, never touched my bottle afterwards..
    m
  83. Thread: Aqua Di Roma Uomo

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    Re: Aqua Di Roma Uomo

    i was fascinated by the top-/middlenotes, just like you! but the base couldn´t stand up to my reputations, coz it dries down to some vanilla-ry thing, which i do NOT think fits to the fresh strart...
  84. Thread: French Cuffs

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    Re: French Cuffs

    oops, i posted before noticing the trouble that comes along with the question :-}

    what i did mean/understand by "overlapped" was the traditional way.

    m
  85. Thread: French Cuffs

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    Re: French Cuffs

    overlapped, OF COURSE :-)

    they were meant to be that way, plus: I like to wear my cufflinks ;-)

    m
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    Bulgari The Vert: For a man ??!!

    hi,

    i came by Bulgari´s The Vert (Green Tea) yesterday and was amazed by how nice and fresh it smells....
    it is marketed as a female scent, so i wonder if anyone of you guys here has any...
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    Floris Summer Limes: Shower Gel

    hi,

    in my opinion, the above mentioned shower gel might be the most refreshing bathing product EVER!
    it is soooo zesty...

    anyone agree? :-)

    m
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    Re: Perfect summer orange blossom - COLOGNE SOLOGN

    nice review. thanx!
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    Re: Aqva pour Homme is it better than aqua di gio

    nice wordplay :-)
  90. Thread: Best Summer Scent ?

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    Re: Best Summer Scent ?

    thanx for voting, guys!!

    conclusion:
    the "best summer scent" is also (at least in my perception) the least enduring one...
    as much as i like LPKenzo, as fast it is gone :-(
    (someone once used...
  91. Thread: BdP vs. Le Male

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    Re: BdP vs. Le Male

    thanx for your voting, guys!

    oh, i sprayed some Obeseeion on my left and some BdP on my right wrsit last evening.
    when i woke up today: both wrists smelled much alike. the basenotes are very...
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    Re: Aqua Di Parma Tuscan Cypress

    as i stated somehwere before, i think this one smells VERY much like the mid- to basenotes of Eau de Rochas PH.
  93. Thread: Best Summer Scent ?

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    Re: Best Summer Scent ?

    i am surprised that not a single vote went for Balmain... i thought it had a high reputation on basenotes?!
  94. Thread: BdP vs. Le Male

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    BdP vs. Le Male

    hi,

    ooookay, please don´t flame me for this, but i am curious about the result.

    and because it wouldn´t make any sense otherwise: PLEASE only vote if you have smelled BOTH of these scents ;-)...
  95. Thread: Best Summer Scent ?

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    Best Summer Scent ?

    Hi,

    I have all of those, but my personal vote goes to: Floris Summer Limes :-)
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    Eau de Rochas = AdP CipressoDiToscana

    hi,

    bought EdR today and i think it smells A LOT like Acqua di Parma´s latest offering: Both are heavy on cypress!

    What do others think?

    M
  97. Thread: Bois Du Portugal

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    Re: Bois Du Portugal

    incense?
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