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    Re: SOTD: Thursday.May.2nd.2013

    Timbuktu :)
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    Re: Recommend a nice clean fresh soapy....

    Roger Gallet - OPEN
    Joop- Nightflight
    Prada - Amber and infusion d'homme
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    Re: Lime Recommendations?

    have you tried ART of SHAVING lemon?
  4. Re: If I like Versace Pour Homme but not Aqua Di Gio what else will I like?

    Hugh parsons Blue... a more refined Versace PH

    :)
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    Re: Hugh Parsons Blue review

    true... i concur with your review sir... although i do not get the bit on overcomplicated heart chord.
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    Re: Suggestions needed for an upcoming trip

    Thank you... :)
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    Re: What's Your Favorite Pick-Me-Up Fragrance?

    mugler cologne- prada amber- :)
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    Suggestions needed for an upcoming trip

    Hello All,

    I'm scheduled to fly to houston TX on the upcoming long weekend . This will be my first trip down south and I'm told it will be humid and hot.

    I needed suggestions for something to...
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    Re: Started new job, need new scent...

    a.Prada Amber
    b.Versace PH.
    c. mugler cologne
    d.roger gallet - Open
    e.Chrome
    f.gai mattiolo uomo
    g. Hugh Parsons Blue
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    Re: Long-lasting summer fragrance

    what he said andAngel Schlesser Homme...a tad bit weaker composition of Givenchy blue label- its a good one.

    Gai Mattiolo uomo- smells like fabric softner though ( i wear it only with White linen...
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    Re: Michael Kors... perfect "value" blend?

    Miracle pour homme and Miracle La Aquatonic are the two things that came to my mind because i know you are in Florida.

    Some others that fit the bill and on the incensy / spicy lines would be
    ...
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    Re: 'I wouldn't wear that if you paid me......

    I am glad at times my nose can withstand the cheap synthetics...but the ones that makes me shirk away are

    Sécrétions Magnifiques
    Joop Homme
    Kouros

    and the worst of all
    Tauer's Lonestar...
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    Re: About Versace Pour Homme

    Then Sir, I'd sincerely suggest you try Hugh Parsons Blue... :)
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    Re: The most masculine fragrance you have tried?

    Michael Kors for men
    Kouros
    Yatagan
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    Re: About Versace Pour Homme

    I agree brother...the reason i wrote that was because I had to vent out my disappointment ...having used the dreamer and signature pour femme- I was expecting a unique concoction from the versace and...
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    About Versace Pour Homme

    I recently got this new swanky stuff ..its the clear Glass with Light blue liquod...( for some godforsaken reason Fragrancenet calls is Versace Signature
    ...
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT>>> May 2009

    Prada Amber
    Burberry Brit
    Versace Homme ( blue bottle aquatic- Fragrancenet calls it signature though)
    Bulgari Aqua
  18. Re: Does anyone actually *love* Guerlain Vetiver?

    I do ... it was love at first sight... and been in love ever since... :)

    I've been so used to it that somewhere in my head- Guerlain's Vetiver for me is the benchmark vetiver... every or any...
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    Re: Wolverine's perfume

    5 parts kouros.
    4 parts Joop
    3 parts Secretions Magnifique
    2 parts Yatagan
    1 part gucci Pour homme
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    Longevity indicator

    Hello all,

    We've had discussions in the past about using fragrances whilst going to sleep. My question is a corollary to it.

    I spray a fragrance before sleeping. I wake up the next morning and...
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    Re: looking for a cheap vetiver

    Azzaro Pure Vetiver... supercheap - can be found in nearby marshalls... its a complete misnomer though..
  22. Thread: Perfume Myths

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    Re: Perfume Myths

    The oldest house for cologne - the ubiquitous 4711 - was said to be a supposed replica of some stuff found in an amphora in a tomb near Taposiris magna, Alexandria.. The tomb is rumored to be...
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    Re: The Most Sensual Fragrance Poll!

    Too lustful to wear ??hmm...I concur with Dreamer and Michael kors..addendum to these.. I'd suggest
    L'Anarchiste - Caron
    Encre Noire and Lalique Lion- from the Lalique collection
    Vera Wang Men...
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    Re: Looking for an earthy summer scent

    Encre Noire Came to my mind first...but that damn thing starts like TDH and finishes like Guerlain Vetiver...so what are your views about Guerlain's Vetiver?

    A cheaper Earthy summer would be...
  25. Thread: Ysl nu

    by zephyr16
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    Re: Ysl nu

    Its a superb scent. Not as intense as M7- but to my nose it comes across as a woody base topped by faint hint of flowers... do not let this beauty pass by. Its a must sample...sad to know though...
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    Re: SotD - Tuesday, 28 April 2009

    M7.
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    Re: What is the coldest masterpiece?

    encre noir and from the CDG incense : Zargosk and Avignon
    both of these come across as COLD and detached
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    Re: S o t D, Thursday 23 April 2009

    Narciso Rodriguez PH
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    Re: "Must" have designers in (any) wardrobe

    I'd Add

    Boucheron :-Pour homme and Jaipur
    Bulgari: Pour homme,Aqua, black and perfume au Rogue
    Caron : Yatagan, and The Third Man
    Guerlain:- Vetiver, L'instant ph
    Joop: Nightflight
    Lalique...
  30. Re: Dior Homme vs LŽInstant de Guerlain Pour Homme

    the two are two completely different beasts...

    LŽInstant de Guerlain a bit more socially appeasing and refined compared to Dior... while Dior on the other hand is more of a renegade scent...
    ...
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    Re: To Mr. Lorenzo villoresi

    I've sampled the Firenze Uomo, Sandolo and Teint de Neige..and I loved all of them....but all of them have the same problem... crappy longevity


    :(
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    Re: Time to stock up!! What's on your list?

    Me me me- Habit Rogue, Mitsuoko, and Vetiver...
    2 bottles each
    :D
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    To Mr. Lorenzo villoresi

    Hello Mr Villoresi

    I recently treated my self to your much applauded masterpiece. For the records- let me state that its a Stunning fragrance...sublime sandalwood blended with mellow rose, vetiver...
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    Re: S o t D: Thursday, 9 April, 2009

    Hanae Mori for men :)
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    Re: azzaro chrome VS azzaro visit

    Visit - Suggested use:- when the weather begins to cool down
    Chrome suggested use- when the weather begins to warm up


    so make your choice based on the current weather trend in your area... :)
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    Re: S o t D: Wednesday, 8 April, 2009

    Narciso Rodriguez pour homme - layered with Musc oil.

    :D
  37. Re: What Scent do you wear for a Surgical Operation?

    I'd personally wear

    secretions magnifique with some synthetic copulins......that way I'll smell like I just effed a {1/ cos (C)} nurse before entering the operation room

    :P

    get well soon...
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    Re: S o t d - Tuesday, 07 April 09

    Another brilliant day of sunshine called for a generous use of

    KENZO Pour Homme Fraiche...
  39. Re: it's 33 degree Celsius with a humidity level of 31% in Mumbai

    Jenson...that smells like Angel Men to my nose :)

    am I correct?
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    Re: S o t D, Monday 6 April 2009

    Kenzo Pour Homme...
  41. Thread: Andy Tauer

    by zephyr16
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    Re: Andy Tauer

    LDDM,Reverie au Jardin,Incese Extreme and Incense Rose are a must try

    stay away from lonestar memories... :D smells like burned flesh on burned rubber ...ewww
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    Poll: Re: Your favorite Caron for man?

    Yatagan followed by the third man...

    IMHO- every warm blooded male should atleast sample yatagan....this is what clint eastwood must have smelled like in the good the bad and the ugly...

    :D
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    Re: Encre Noir Dilemma

    Ditto...its the darkest of all the frags from my collection....to sum it up...EN starts like Terre D'hermes and ends like a guerlain vetiver on my skin... so if these two are in your arsenal - I'm...
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    Re: Best men's cologne for summer

    hugh parsons blue
    mugler cologne
    TDH
    guerlain vetiver
    the third man

    issey miyake
    bulgari aqua
    kenzo ph
    and the forbidden Aqua di Gio/ raplh blue...
  45. Re: Have you ever (accidentally) applied fragrance to your foot?

    ankles- yes
    Feet / soles - no
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    Re: Better than Terre D' Hermes...

    Ditto what he said...and Encre noir- Starts like TDH and ends like Guerlains Vetiver

    :)
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    Re: Best masculine hot summer fragrance

    Daytime

    Hugh parsons blue
    Givenchy Insense ultramarine
    Issey Miyake PH
    Bvlgari Aqua
    Givenchy blue lable
    Live Jazz
    Guerlain Vetiver.
    Mugler Cologne
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    Re: Most Complimented 2009

    The Regulars: Narciso Rodriguez pour homme , Art of Shaving- Sandalwood, Duro,

    The Underdogs:- Gai Mattiolo Uomo and Joop nightflight - surprising- but many women find these "a comforting...
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    Re: Spotted at Marshall's

    is Xeryus Mythical a good frag? is this the same juice as xeryus? need your opinions ASAP...

    Good News- I've seen a couple of bottles of this frag in the MAXX nearby my house ... $ 29.99 for a...
  50. Re: Recommendation for longest lasting power and sillage for summer

    chrome- azzaro
    vetiver- guerlain
    mugler cologne
    gai mattilolo uomo

    ck summer eternity...
    bulgari aqua
    kenzo ph
    roger gallet open
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    Re: Spotted at Marshall's

    Ozonic water are the words which come to my mind when describing this cologne...the top notes are fruity...the heart chords are flowers, and the base notes are woods...I'm still testing it... ( been...
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    Re: Spotted at Marshall's

    Is the marshalls / TJ MAXX nearby you is situated in a strip mall or near some busy market place?

    the reason I ask is because I've observed (in my frequent trips to both these places to hunt...
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    Re: Spotted at Marshall's

    HP Blue...in Marshalls....yes sire...gods honest truth...

    I wasnt aware of Hugh parsons at all..i must confess...I got it simply because it was marked down with the Red Tag...3.4 oz bottle...
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    Re: Spotted at Marshall's

    Blue Jeans
    Azzaro Onyx
    Azzaro PH
    Viktor and Rolf Antidote
    Hugh Parsons Blue bottle without a top...

    Bought the last three :)

    Lord Jesus...I have sinned...I couldnt resist the temptation...
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    Re: Suggest a summer Frag please?

    sweet.. thanks guys... kenzo and pure lino it is then :)
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    Suggest a summer Frag please?

    Hello Everybody,

    I'm planning to add two new summer frags to the collection. The current frags ear marked for this summer include

    The third man- Caron
    Issey Miyake
    Rive Gauche
    Mugler Cologne...
  57. Re: How did this happen? I am in love with narciso rodriguez

    I hear you bro... I too am confused... I got the GF and then realised its a completely different monster from NR...so vacillated there for a while and finally got the NR limited edition bottle....the...
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    Re: Would you buy??

    I took your advice guys and got the NR- special edition- comes in a huge bottle which makes you think it contains mercury...( the regular edition makes you think its got violet- greyish liquod)-
    ...
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    Would you buy??

    Narciso Rodriguez ph if you owned a bottle of Grey Flannel?

    I' have sampled on multiple times- NR and a thought always lingered around in the head justifying a full bottle purchase- albeit I own...
  60. Re: What *one* fragrance give you the most longevity?

    Skin: dry...
    Fragrance: YSL- M7
    Logevity: Skin 8-12 hours. Clothes12-24 hours

    thanks to basenotes member divatologist...most of my frags now cross the 7 hr limit
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    Re: top 5 old-school (1780-1989)

    Yatagan
    Azzaro Pour Homme
    Canoe
    Guerlain Vetiver (original)
    Grey Flannel
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    Re: masculin and woody...but for a 24 year old

    Rochas Lui !!!

    Art of Shaving - Sandalwood.

    from the house of CARON ....I suggest all three

    Yatagan
    Le 3e homme
    L'anarchiste
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    Re: Most beautiful bottle in your wardrobe

    From my collection

    Jaipur EDP refillable bottle
    Lalique Lion
    Boucheron PH
    Rochas Lui
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    Re: Funniest fragrance names

    I was about to say that....did juliette who got a gun became a citizen first or was a queen who got a gun


    ?? the name completely distracted me from the olfactory pyramid...
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    Re: Compliments You'll never forget

    "dude...did you just come back from a NASCAR rally?"

    I was sampling tauer's Lonestar memories...
  66. Re: Issey Miyake L`Eau D`Issey VS Boucheron Pour Homme.

    depends on your agenda of usage

    :)

    if you are wearing it around chicks...then Miyake...nothing spells "fresh fun" like miyake
    .....white shirt blue jeans...and a hint of miyake is all you...
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    Re: -{The Graveyard}-

    M7 - less than an ounce remaining bought back in 04

    Vetiver Guerlain- approx 1.7 oz from a 4.2 oz bottle...bought way back in 04.

    asgharali's Al-Medina- finished the 1.7 oz bottle

    :)
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    Re: A fresh "Winter" scent?

    Rochas Lui - The neroli gives me that freshness with woddy accords...

    L3homme from Caron- Floral with woods though....dont know if that one would ring with your needs.

    Roger Gallet Open- thats...
  69. Re: Thought Provoking Compositions which stands true to it's Name

    Profumum's Santalum
    Art of Shaving Sandalwood
    LV' Sandalo

    a few hints of supporting notes..but pretty linear sandalwood accords

    I concur with you on the Tauer line...Incense Rose is the one...
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    Re: Three Solid Fall/Winter Fragrances?

    My three favs from your list are:

    Body Kouros
    Rive Gauche pour Homme
    L'Anarchiste


    My favs from my collection are

    Jaipur
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    Re: what do you wear after a stressful day?

    M7 - winter evenings
    Art of shaving - Sandalwood- post bath before sleep cologne :)
    Live jazz / L3 homme / mugler cologne / 4711 in summer evenings..
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    Re: Inspiritu bt Dawn Hurwitz

    Ohh sir...you got to try the LV Sandalo...you wont be disappoiinted....i am saving up for that - thats the one my "next buy" list

    :)

    I am a sucker for sandalwood.... I would also suggest "The...
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    Re: Best incense other than CDG

    Nemo... :)
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    Re: Pulse points: bogus?

    I too share the same observation....


    The reason this happens is because the skin on the inner wrist is a bit thinner than the back of the palm....Veins flowing to and fro the the heart come...
  75. Thread: Haiku Contest

    by zephyr16
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    Re: Haiku Contest

    A 5-7-5 for M7

    M7 my freelancer,
    battle cry of a hawk make a dove fly
    and a tear dry


    and a 7-5-7 'ish for the mighty yatagan

    Yatagan wonder why the lone wolf
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    Re: Cold, steel, minimalism

    Carolina 's 212 and Rive Gauche - cold aluminum if you must ask

    :)
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    Re: A Lutens for me?

    Gris Clair, Vetiver Oriental are the only ones that seem to fit the bill here
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    Re: My first niche purchase - Creed Himalaya

    Hallelujah Brother...

    I was surprised to see that...but seeing the dearth of space in that tiny house- it comes as a "no -surprise"

    the killer part is they have kenzo bottles lined up with the...
  79. Re: Do you ever feel guilty about the number of fragrances you own?

    no never...

    however the guy in the mirror does remind me ocassionally...i just show him the finger- spray the SOTD and leave
  80. Thread: Allure Homme.

    by zephyr16
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    Re: Allure Homme.

    I concur with this ...
  81. Re: Spouse/GF goes WOW!! and you go bleh...really? is it that good?

    I have got far more compliments for my " Sub- $ 20 " colognes than my " Sub -$ 200" ones..

    Canoe by Dana got me more compliments than Creed OV :(

    The ladies paid more attention to what I say...
  82. Re: Anything like Mugler cologne that lasts longer?

    I forgot to mention

    Miracle La Aquatonic- Lancome...

    its comes very very very close to mugler cologne with amazing longevity
  83. Re: Anything like Mugler cologne that lasts longer?

    the second slender bottle ...thats the one i was told as the concentrate...after using 4 samples of it and comparing it with my bottle of mugler cologne...I concur with the SA...it seems to be...
  84. Re: Anything like Mugler cologne that lasts longer?

    no clue sir..you may be right....I was merely mentioning what the the nordstorm SA said ...I was sucking up to him for free samples

    :D

    call me shallow - i wont mind...but when you get 2 dozen...
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    Re: Your own personal fragrance

    not the head sir..but the hair...remember phermones are human musks...basically oils...so hair acts as a natural phermone diffuser...


    and another surprising fact I learned from him was that...
  86. Re: Anything like Mugler cologne that lasts longer?

    no clue...but you really cannot miss the bottle....its a long slender version of the cologne bottle...try and imagine and obelisk...with the mugler's T cut out on one of the sides...
    ...
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    Re: Your own personal fragrance

    Yes the answer to your question is yes...added with a dab of vinegar...

    ever tried Vinegar in your armpits?

    :)

    my flatmate back in syracuse was doing his research on human phermones...trust...
  88. Re: Anything like Mugler cologne that lasts longer?

    Dude before you plonk that cash on OV...here are some of the frags that you must sample

    Guerlain Vetiver,
    Gai Mattiolo Uomo

    and by the way- there is a concentrate version of mugler cologne...
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    Re: What to buy at Nordstrom

    Geir and Art of shaving Sandalwood....

    try these two frags before you leave Nordstorm.....definately worth the trip :)

    the rest you mentioned in your list...well those can be found around on...
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    Re: What would the Joker wear?

    Geoffrey Beene Overdosed...preferably drench the back of your costume in this stuff....and add a good amount of joop on the shoulder pads....you should have the scent signature of the joker

    :P
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    Re: shaving cream smell?

    Canoe from DANA...

    Classic mug soap fragrance :)
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    Re: Coriander Leaves

    Live Jazz has a coriander note in the mid notes...you might want to sample this...
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    Re: Long lasting fragrances?

    Hello Dystran,

    You mentioned Suits - so

    Rochas Lui,
    Boucheron Pour homme,
    Lalique Lion,
    Bulgari pour homme
    Geir
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    Re: your 'secret weapon' scent...

    for day long meetings..its Lalique Lion

    Roars its presence... apparently it was used by Clinton.. :D
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    Re: I Found It! A Scent that has No Negatives!

    Guys...

    Roger Gallet Open :- has no negative review...a true under rated gem IMHO
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    Re: 7 days 6 purchases

    great purchases sir... Vetiver and yatagan are the stallions of the lot...:D

    since you mentioned your girl friend is coming...just make sure that you arent wearing Yatagan when she is pissed off...
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    Re: Cologne for a newbie Emo

    Thank you all ,

    Goth Rosary, Ungaro and Bulgari Black seem to be the viable options here...

    I checked out the Goth Rosary Sites...its got some nice frags available...me thinks I will get myself...
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    Cologne for a newbie Emo

    Hello Everybody,

    One of my friends, here in Portland has been subscribing to the lifestyle of what he calls as EMO ...to me what appears as an offshoot of goth subculture.. he dresses in complete...
  99. Thread: Poetic scents

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    Re: Poetic scents

    An ode to my SOTD - M7

    in the verses of john donne

    Twice or thrice had I loved thee,
    Before I knew thy face or name;
    So in a voice, so in a shapeless flame

    Angels affect us oft, and...
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    Re: M7 vs TDH vs GPH2

    M7- undoubtedly the finest cologne of the lot...perfect for winters...I have to agree with Chris W- it envelopes you...glows around like a halo :)



    TDH- good stuff...not as great as the M7-...
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