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  1. Re: New splits for 2013! Armani/Prive | Creed | HdP | Puredistance M | Tom Ford

    PM Sent for the last 10ml of Puredistance M.
  2. Nice work alfarom. Thanks for sharing.

    Nice work alfarom. Thanks for sharing.
  3. Re: Al Rehab Silver vs. Silver Mountain Water: A Detailed Comparison

    Well done for taking the time to highlight the differences! This is exactly how fragrances should be contrasted. Whether I agree with what you say or not (I do btw) is immaterial.

    You broke the 2...
  4. Re: Who else thinks Reflection Man by Amouage is overpriced/overrated?

    My post was very terse and it obviously riled you. Apologies.

    I should've kindly explained to you that Reflection and Le Male are chalk and cheese, and walked you through the many obvious...
  5. Re: Who else thinks Reflection Man by Amouage is overpriced/overrated?

    The 2 things that grate a fragrance enthusiast:

    1. Declaring 2 very different frags as very similar or interchangeable without properly testing or analysing them e.g: GIT & Cool Water, Reflection...
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    Re: Gucci Pour Homme II as a Fall Signature

    This is one of the rare times that I've done exactly that. I now have 2 x 100ml bottles of it. It will be such a shame if this one is discontinued because it is one of those products that flies the...
  7. Poll: Re: Paco Rabanne pour Homme: Masterpiece (Yes or No)

    +1

    My vintage Paco Rabanne stands head and shoulders above every other fragrance in my collection. Even if it only a rare treat for me these days the minute I sniff that bottle I'm reminded of how...
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    Re: Invasion Barbare / Parfums MDCI

    Once the opening is gone you get treated to what is a very novel way to implement a fougere heart. It is very nuanced just in a subtle manner, which is what makes it so special.

    I can't argue with...
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    Re: Today I bought - September 2012

    16488

    16489
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    Re: Invasion Barbare / Parfums MDCI

    I wont argue because your opinion is as valid as mine. It's just that I could say:

    IB is a beautifully blended and complex nu-fougere that evolves beautifully from start to finish. The quality of...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    100% with you bro. No difference beween the 2 really, GIT and CW are almost the same!

    I save money by drinking Nescafe Instant instead of buying freshly ground Arabica beans. I still get my...
  12. Poll: Re: Caron Le Troisieme Homme (The Third Man) or Givenchy Insense?

    ericrico, I haven't really posted much these days; mostly I've lurked.

    Your posts are usually so helpful and passionate that I had to chime in here.

    The Third Man is beautiful, a dark floral...
  13. Re: Why do so many men not like Chanel's Blue de Chanel?

    Lovely, well said!

    Perhaps we pursue the avant-garde so feverishly that we ignore the quality mainstream?

    Maybe the ad for BdC should've been: "No candied fur - swamp thing floral - smokey...
  14. Re: Why do so many men not like Chanel's Blue de Chanel?

    It's clearly unfashionable on the board to like BdC! :)

    BdC is a very high quality fragrance despite it been labelled "generic" by the experts.

    I agree that it is a very safe and innofensive...
  15. Re: Why do so many men not like Chanel's Blue de Chanel?

    ... Double post ... See below
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    Re: Gym Diaries: What was that fragrance?

    Sure it wasn't A*Men?
  17. Re: Amouage Ciel Man: Did Amouage Out-Creed Creed?

    This.

    Unlike Hirch I don't enjoy it enough to wear it at all these days. The urine like accord is the only aspect of this fragrance that I can focus on...
  18. Re: Giorgio Armani Aqua de Gio vs Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille

    All the girls in class will like AdG. You can now give your older sister her computer back.
  19. Re: Fragrances that you will continually replace/never be without

    I'd be happy with these ones for the rest of my days:

    Designer:
    Dior Fahrenheit
    Narciso Rodriguez Musc Collection For Him
    Gucci Pour Homme II
    Hermes Terre d' Hermes
    Gaultier Le Male

    Niche:
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    Re: How could anyone ever possibly like Le Male?

    Or quite simply one might be completely missing its awesomeness. :)
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    Re: How could anyone ever possibly like Le Male?

    Agree 100%

    To answer the OP: The people that like Le Male are the individuals that happen to be in-tune with its awesomeness. :wink:

    Lavender, mint, & vanilla. What's not to like? Le Male is a...
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    Re: Dior Homme Intense -WTF ?

    I haven't posted here in while, so hi!

    There's a couple of points I'd like to make about DH & DHI.

    1. The make-up bag/lipstick vibe is due to the leather, not the iris. This does not make a...
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    Re: Best Citrus and Woody Cologne?

    Affordable: + 1 to Terre d'Hermes

    Prestige: Kobe or Nio by Xerjoff.
  24. Re: Any other niche fragrances you find extraordinary?

    I've corrected Joe's post :)
  25. Re: Jubilation XXV is quite similar to SL Fille en Aiguilles

    Sorry guys, they're very different imho. I strongly prefer the Lutens.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, December 21, 2011

    Xerjoff Modoc
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    Re: New Scent: Black Di'Aventus

    Pudds, I've never loved a leather scent, but Tuscan Leather is the most wearable of the lot, by far.

    Maybe TPC gave you a crap sample mate?
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    Re: New Scent: Black Di'Aventus

    Yep the SMW on HGH! It took 3 wears but I'm smitten w' it.

    BTW: Tou're too buff! Run or cycle a couple of times a week my man. :)
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    Re: New Scent: Black Di'Aventus

    PuddleMonkey, just give up on all those silly science experiments you're conducting and go retest Xerjoff Mefisto. Run, don't walk.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, December 20, 2011

    Xerjoff Mefisto

    I'm completely blown away at how amazing this fragrance is.

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.6310.jpg
  31. Re: What would you consider the best celebrity fragrance out there? Tim Mcgraw? Usher? Beyonce? Hal

    http://www.celebrity-scents.com/perfume/perfume.php?perfume=61

    :) :) :)
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: December 2011

    Signing off on 2011 with a BANG!

    Xerjoff Mefisto 75ml

    http://www.xerjoff.com/eboutique/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/5e06319eda06f020e43594a9c230972d/c/m/cm-mefisto.jpg
  33. Thread: Wake me up!

    by jathanas
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    Re: Wake me up!

    This.
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    Re: Xerjoff Casamorati Mefisto

    Thread resurrection!

    Mefisto is fast becoming my favorite from what is a very good line. There is a similarity with SMW, but I find the Xerjoff to be deeper and richer. There's an amazing violet...
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    Re: Orange blossom/Neroli for men

    Agree with all of the above but, Reflection Man is not really neroli prominent.



    I got more suntan lotion than neroli. Nice but not really prominent.

    The best neroli fragrances imho are...
  36. Re: Puredistance M now available in 100ml Parfume Extrait Srray!!

    +1000

    All fragrances that you don't love are overpriced...
  37. Re: Since Montale was running its own little scam job...

    Lighten up bro, which Creed wearing middle aged tosser pissed in your kornflakes? :)

    This goes back to my post about these threads not really being about fragrance. Things get too parochial. It...
  38. Re: Since Montale was running its own little scam job...

    You're allright Puddlemonkey. Glad we're good. :)
  39. Re: Since Montale was running its own little scam job...

    PuddleMonkey, I also felt very empowered when I learned to use the search function a few years back. There's no need to get so defensive mate, my post really wasn't aiming to take a shot at you,...
  40. Re: Since Montale was running its own little scam job...

    ** RANT ALERT **

    This is the "Male Fragrance" discussion board and hence where we should be discussing the juice.

    All the BS about historical accuracies and brand ownership belongs in the...
  41. Re: Since Montale was running its own little scam job...

    I'm Creed neutral, I like some of their offerings but I'm not a fanboy.

    I couldn't care less if the perfume house that makes what I like today, was the chosen provider for some monarch 200 years...
  42. Re: MFK APOM Pour Homme - Gorgeous Heaveny Orange Blossom Amber Fragrance

    I prefer my orange blossom with some citrus. APOM blends it with cedar and a dirty musk.
  43. Re: MFK APOM Pour Homme - Gorgeous Heaveny Orange Blossom Amber Fragrance

    APOM has a musk that doesn't agree with me 100%. It's my only problem with it...
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    Re: Kobe by Xerjoff

    Trying APOM and Kobe side by side again last night, they seemed much less alike...

    The nose works in mysterious ways. :)
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    Re: Kobe by Xerjoff

    http://images.cheezburger.com/completestore/2009/11/22/129033512765896074.jpg
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    Re: Kobe by Xerjoff

    APOM and Kobe share an oriental, deep character which is atypical of neroli prominent scents.

    Kobe opens brighter, and evolves more, but I too found that they have very much in common in the...
  47. Re: Similar to LUMIÈRE NOIRE POUR HOMME - MAISON FRANCIS KURKDJIAN

    Now that's just nasty. :)

    +1 to NR for her as a similar vibe. LNpH is pure velvet as far as rose & patch goes. Think Barry White. ;)
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    Re: Gaultier^2: Whats the general consensus ?

    Not many can handle its awesomeness on a regular basis, I like it very much, but march to the beat of my own drum. :)
  49. Re: Maison Francis Kurkdjian Samples Arrived: Intial Impressions

    Your 1 and 2 are the mfk I've happily paid retail dollar for. Excellent.
  50. Re: Rose 31 - Iso - E- Super Chemical Note Spoils The Party

    This is surreal: After trying LNPH my first reaction to Rose 31 was the same as Jack's.

    I've done a complete 180 with Rose 31, and actually prefer it to LNPH. I love it for what it is, the "Rock...
  51. Re: Comme des Garcons 2 Man - Your Thoughts On It

    this



    this



    and this. :)
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    Re: Tuberose scents...

    Richard James EDT

    A tuberose dominant male floral. Beautifully blended, this is not a soliflore.
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    Re: R'oud Elements by Kerosene

    Ok, I'm interested!
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    Re: Niche Quality Designers

    +1 Another post I agree with...
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    Re: Niche Quality Designers

    Valid post. I'm still looking for something as magnificent as vintage Fahrenheit and vintage Cacharel pour l'Homme.
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    Re: WASP/IVY LEAGUE/PREP Fragrance for Men

    Ivy League
    Domenico Caraceni

    http://www.basenotes.net/ID26130037.html
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    Re: Similar scents to Fahrenheit

    +1

    Nice post. Couldn't agree more.
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    Re: Prada Infusion d'Homme

    I like idh very much, and find it to smell wonderful. It's actually very unique and innovative for a recent designer fragrance.
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    Re: Fragrances for the male ingenue

    I love a guy with a mean streak. :)

    To the OP: Do a site search for dandy, the word you're looking for is "dandy"...
  60. Re: does anyone here actually own a bottle of Xerjoff Uden?

    The brilliant opening of Uden is completely absent in Sculpture, but the heart is quite similar. The opening of Sculpture is rough and chemical by comparison.

    I perceive a very real difference in...
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    Re: your favorite designer pepper scent?

    Nice to read your post mate! As for pepper frags, Bang!
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    Re: mona di orio pased a way

    A tragedy. May she rest in peace. Her short life was full of achievement. She'll be remembered.
  63. Re: Lumiere Noire Pour Homme - A Beautiful Ethereal Sexy Fragrance

    Nice post Jack.

    I completely agree w' you about LNPH. Very smooth and perfectly blended. LNPH has a rose accord, but its more than a masculine floral imho.
  64. Thread: Xerjoff :•]

    by jathanas
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    Re: Xerjoff :•]

    The ones I've tried were fanstastic! Kobe, Uden, & Nio especially. In my opinion they use exquisite materials, to enhance and evolve rather than reinvent the wheel. I'll keep discovering more about...
  65. Re: In order which house do you prefer? Creed, Amouage, Bond No 9

    I don't play the house game anymore. That's because:

    1. People tend to get parochial on basenotes.
    2. There's no clear cut "best house", they all have hits and misses in their range.

    I don't...
  66. Re: Which fragrance draws gets people noticing you?

    In before the move!
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    Re: L'Instant Extreme or Pour Homme?

    I've never had any indication that this is the case. :)
  68. Re: Name something from the back of your collection

    Eau Lente Diptyque
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    Re: Top Bond No. 9 scents uni or men?

    Great Jones: A clearer, modernized Paco Rabanne.
    Eau de New York: A bright and uplifting Neroli.
    Silver Factory: Sexy incense & amber.
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    Re: Xerjoff Reviews Thread

    I'm finding Nio to be bottled happiness. The opening is a green citrus which is pleasant enough. That morphs into one of the cleanest most unisex "spicy" accords I've ever tried.

    I'm a real sucker...
  71. Re: Do you tell people what you're wearing when they ask?

    I love being a fragrance evangelist and sharing my passion when people ask! :)
  72. Re: Concentre d'Orange Verte: alternatives with better longevity.

    Bergamote 22 Le Labo
  73. Re: does anyone here actually own a bottle of Xerjoff Uden?

    The neroli in Kobe is giving me a similar vibe to APOM by MFK. I wouldn't call them interchangeable, especially as the openings are different, but the neroli/orange blossom and cedar in the heart is...
  74. Re: does anyone here actually own a bottle of Xerjoff Uden?

    Kobe is the best neroli prominent fragrance I've ever tried. This s&%t is mind-altering...

    If I feel the same after I've gone through my 15ml discovery sample a FB will be procured.
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    Re: invasion barbare - yes?

    this
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    Re: Prada Infusion d'Homme

    Infusion d'Homme is excellent! A very wearable fragrance, with a unique clean character. I'm on my second bottle. I agree about the shower gel, very nice.
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    Re: SOTD - Saturday, December 3, 2011.

    http://www.luckyscent.com/images/products/46801.jpg
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    Re: What Scent Would Neo From the Matrix Wear?

    Excellent!!! :)
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    Re: Invasion Barbare v. Sartorial

    Both are conventional fougeres but Sartorial is not as classical a composition as Invasion Barbare. I've owned both for months and have worn IB more often; I find it to be warmer, smoother, and just...
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    Re: Lumiere Noir....That is a NICE opening!

    It's right up there as far as Rose & Patch fragrances go. Kurkdjian knows his s&^t!
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    Re: better soapy scent?

    Prada IdH
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    Re: Best New Fragrance of 2011

    This.
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    Re: which rose scent ...

    Noir de Noir: Gob-smackingly, jaw-dropingly, rich beautiful rose.
    Rose 31: Spicy rose, very masculine but not dirty. This is the frag that showed me how awesome cumin can be.
    Lumiere Noire: Rose &...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 2nd December 2011

    http://www.luckyscent.com/images/products/36504.jpg
  85. Re: Your Favorite Men's Fragrances By Independent Perfumers

    Not sure if it qualifies but:

    Invasion Barbare MDCI

    is an absolutely fantastic men's fragrance.
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    Re: Fragrances that smell like rain

    +1 for Derring Do
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    Re: What's your favorite designer scent?

    Modern:
    Infusion d'Homme
    Terre d'Hermes

    Classic:
    Fahrenheit
    Azzaro pour Homme
    Paco Rabanne pour Homme

    The "Classic" list could go on forever....
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: November 2011

    Your enthusiasm for uden and kobe was a factor in me taking the plunge with the discovery set bud! :)

    Cheers, J
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: November 2011

    Xerjoff
    Discovery Set Part Two

    http://www.xerjoff.com/eboutique/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/5e06319eda06f020e43594a9c230972d/v/i/vipspray_ss-ma.jpg
  90. Re: Guerlain L'Instant Extreme deserves the hype!!

    I find it to be just OK. I own a bottle that I hardly use.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, November 29, 2011

    http://www.luckyscent.com/images/products/30900.jpg
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    Re: ◙◙ Predictions for 2012 ◙◙

    I predict that at some stage in 2012 petruccij will say something nasty about Bleu de Channel.
  93. Thread: Notes...

    by jathanas
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    Re: Notes...

    Orange blossom, rose, neroli, vanilla, citrus, sandalwood, vetiver, incense, chocolate, cinnamon...

    And the list goes on and on... :)
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    Re: (30 +) what are your TOP 5 this year ?

    Noir de Noir
    Invasion Barbare
    Tobacco Vanille
    Great Jones
    Rose 31
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    Re: Your Favourite ISO E Super Scents

    Same here
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    Poll: Re: Prada Infusion d'Homme or Dior Homme?

    Prada
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    Re: SOTD Friday 25th November 2011

    http://www.sniffapaloozamagazine.com/43200paestum_rose.jpg
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, November 25, 2011

    http://www.sniffapaloozamagazine.com/43200paestum_rose.jpg
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    Re: How much have you spent on fragrances?

    How much have I spent? Like the ostrich, I prefer my head in the sand. :)

    http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-AlaZTgDZ_Rc/TZsMXn6WxGI/AAAAAAAAAA8/rkBkO13RaMM/s1600/head-in-sand.jpg
  100. Re: What fragrances make you happy when you smell them??? What fragrances will you never get tired o

    Noir de Noir overwhelms me with its beauty.
    Eau de New York makes me less grumpy in the mornings. :)
    Terre d'Hermes & Vetiver Tonka have that luxurious opening that transports me.
    Invasion Barbare...
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