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  1. Re: Guerlain Exclusive Fragrance Experience with Marie Line Patry

    Yay! :D
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    Re: Your personal favorite cologe?

    It changes every day
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    Re: Sexy Niche Male Fragrances?

    There, fixed!
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    Re: Midnight In Paris- Magnificent.

    I use the EDP without any projection/longevity problems at all. Two sprays under the shirt and it was still detectable by others after 10 hours.
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    Re: What's difficult to find where you live?

    Difficult to find enough cash to support this addiction! ;)
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    Re: Midnight In Paris- Magnificent.

    Definitely check out the EDP, IMO, the good just gets "gooder". :D



    I get the same vibe from MIP EDP. One of my favorites!
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    Re: Wearing scents to a coffee shop...

    From your wardrobe, I'd go with New Haarlem.

    Bottles to purchase, Tobacco Vanille.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, September 18, 2011

    Tobacco Vanille. Wearing this one with a new leather jacket makes me want to leap for that full bottle Tuscan Leather. <3
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    Re: Kouros experience?

    Blood? If you're peeing blood on regular basis, you might want to seek a medical professional. ;)
  10. Re: My gf does not like it when I wear M7, but I love this fragrance

    ....lose her on different grounds.....take advantage of possible bottles as gifts first! ;)
  11. Re: My gf does not like it when I wear M7, but I love this fragrance

    Around the holidays.....tell her there are other bottles out there that share some of the notes you like about M7....Tom Ford Oud Wood....Montale Oud line..... after all...relationship is all about...
  12. Re: In Front of a Firing Squad: What Fragrance?

    8 Sprays of Montale Black Oud....I don't think bullets can penetrate that scent cloud!
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    Re: Recommend a hidden gem

    Kouros
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    Re: Overrated Fragrances

    If I don't like it, it's overrated.
  15. Re: Guerlain Habit Rouge EDT smells like an old man scent

    ROFL!

    Classic prelude to fights between married couples.
  16. Re: Guerlain Habit Rouge EDT smells like an old man scent

    Can you imagine if the thread were titled :" __insert fragrance__ makes me smell like a __insert ethnic group__" ?

    Tell me that wouldn't stir up some flame wars on the interwebs. ;)
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    Re: Must be getting serious...

    Funny I came across this one today. Last night, I had a dream (nightmare?) where I put on Midnight In Paris and I found a note that was disturbingly soapy in a bad way...couldn't figure out what it...
  18. Re: The Hunt for the Perfect all-around Fall Fragrance for Men

    Fall fragrance? What's that?
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    Re: Serge Lutens: Fumerie Turque-- My Review

    It's a gem indeed! :)
  20. Poll: Re: My Next Buy A*Men Pure Havane or VC&A Midnight In Paris

    MIP (ETP) by far IMO
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    Re: Egoiste vs. Angel Men

    Ahh...now it makes more sense. I'd say Egoiste is more versatile than A*Men for most people. But for some of us on here....we don't let occasions/season dictate our choice in SOTD/SOTN. ;) Hell,...
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    Re: Egoiste vs. Angel Men

    Very different. Nothing in common. No basis of comparison IMO. /End thread.
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    Re: First date picks

    GIT.

    Tobacco Vanille is for earners!
  24. Re: A tea fragrance, yes. A run of the mill one, no.

    Give Midnight In Paris a try. I adore Bvlgari Black and MIP is a different take on similar theme. For MIP, I prefer the EDP concentration.
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    Re: Versatile Only Fragrances!!

    Fragrances are not seasonal and have no gender IMO. It's all made up....like magical unicorns.
  26. Re: My final verdict : Everything Chanel does NOT last on my skin

    Try the Chanels that made Chanel Chanel instead of mediocrity in Chanel bottles.
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    Re: Chanel Egoiste = Cool Water

    Whew! I was about to respond with "WHERE ARE ALL THESE STRANGE COMPARISONS COMING FROM?!?" when I read the OP. I get a metallic vibe from PE and CW...that's about it. Egoiste and Platinum Egoiste...
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    Re: Now I understand what they mean by Creed Aventus batch variations

    If they retail for $50 per bottle, I wouldn't mind the inconsistencies.
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    Re: whats a good Cologne for $60-80 dollars

    If you like it, even $300 will be worth the price. If you don't like it, $20 would be a steep price to pay.

    You can read a million recommendations and it would be less helpful than sampling 5...
  30. Thread: 2 out of 5!

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    Poll: Re: 2 out of 5!

    Meh, do you really need an online community's validation for your choice? ;)

    If you like it....does it matter if others approve? If so, there may be more reconsideration to be had.

    :-p
  31. Poll: Re: Which one of these will get me the most compliments ?

    Depends.

    Any of them

    or

    none of them.

    >.>
  32. Re: What spring/summertime purchased "Winter" frags are you guys most excited to wear?

    There's a difference between winter and summer frags? I must have been living under a rock.....this is news to me! ;)
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    Re: Dealing with pushy/overly aggressive SAs

    Haha! I've actually been offered a job once by a manager passing by when I was explaining and making recommendations to another customer who was just getting his feet wet in the world of fragrances.
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    Re: Creed Frag for 15 yr old

    Welcome!

    As many have suggested here, sample first, don't blind buy!

    You don't have to limit yourself to Creed....there's a whole world out there waiting for you to explore! :D
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    Re: Dealing with pushy/overly aggressive SAs

    SA: "Hi, anything in particular you're looking for?"
    Me: *barely acknowledging her presence* "No"
    SA: "Have you tried the new (insert generic fragrance here)?" *hands me scent strip*
    Me: *hands...
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    Re: Midnight in Paris = Pure Malt alternative?

    No. Not even close.
  37. Re: Whats a good sport fragrance that wont break the bank?

    Just add water, I hear.
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    Re: The best way to sample fragrances?

    I thought the norm was blind buy then whine about how the fragrance sucks on forums.
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    Re: Need more storage space. Ideas welcome

    My two (s)cents: get one of those big Coleman coolers....easy to store and you can stack stuff on top of it. :)
  40. Re: What's up with the balloons for sale along with the M.J. BANG cologne for Men?

    It's to make you feel better after paying for mediocrity.
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    Re: An inexpensive Chergui clone...

    I have not smelled anything close to Chergui.
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    Re: Before Basenotes...

    And now, post-Basenotes....that just sounds like an unspeakable torture! Eek....gives me chills thinking about wearing one scent for years.
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    Re: Before Basenotes...

    Before BN, I didn't educate Macy SA's when they try to tell me what I'm smelling.
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    Re: Before Basenotes...

    I almost fell over my chair when I read it! LOL
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    Re: Chergui v Le Male Top Notes

    Short answer: No

    Long answer: Nooooooooooooooooooo
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    Re: Scent to make car smell nice?

    Tuscan Leather. Again, a little goes a long way. The lady gave me three 4mL vial samples of TL when I bought a bottle of Tobacco Vanille. It's perfect when wearing TV sitting in a car that smells...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Woman at work walked in: "Did you bring food? Or was someone eating...? I don't know....something just smells really good and I'm not sure it's even food!"

    Me: "Hmm...some kind of smoked honey...
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    Re: How would you clean out an atomizer?

    Get new atomizers IMO. ;)
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    Re: got my Tobacco Vanille

    It's a great fragrance. Easily one my favorites as I'm on my second bottle. Projection is just the way I like it. TV doesn't jump off my skin unless I go liberal on exposed skin. As long as I...
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    Re: Niche fragrances and projection/longevity?

    This and this





    Most compounds used are aromatic compounds (their resonance structures provide stability) so stability isn't the issue.
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    Re: Niche fragrances and projection/longevity?

    Projection and longevity are dependent on skin chemistry and varies between fragrances. Marketing ploys are irrelevant.
  52. Re: This will be fun: Saddest memory associated with a perfume/cologne?

    Hannae Mori HM. An Ex introduced me to it years ago. I used to wear that all the time around her. The end of the relationship was sudden and bitter. I still keep a bottle for nostalgia's sake.
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    Re: two questions ,help me !

    this
  54. Re: I think i have found my Holy Grail...have you....?

    It changes every day.
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    Re: Dior Homme safe blindbuy?

    If you end up liking it, yes.

    If you end up hating it, no.

    It's not too difficult to walk into a store and check it out before buying. Sample first as it is quite polarizing for potential...
  56. Poll: Re: yves saint laurent - m7 vs. chanel - egoiste

    Both are worth owning IMO. Between those two, Egoiste gets used more than M7 for me.
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    Re: 1 Million vs. John Varvatos

    Couldn't throw away the scent strip fast enough when I tried those two.
  58. Re: What's your favourite fragrance/what do you drive?

    http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b27/maje8ty/vr4/IMG_2495.jpg

    "Sleeper" VR-4 (twin turbo + all wheel drive + all wheel steering)....put down over 500 ponies to the wheels. But that hobby ended...
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    Re: Your Current Top 5 Scents In Rotation

    Rotation? What's that? I have no idea what I'll put on for the evening until I open up the cabinet to reach for a bottle! ;)
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    Re: Kouros 6.6oz???

    http://youtu.be/Amg8v5QoXqk
  61. Re: What fragrances would you wear to deliberately wipe someone out?

    Anything generic and bore them to death!





    I would thank you, actually! ;) I would bathe in a tub of TV if I could afford that much juice!
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    Re: Which cheap summer scent best?

    +1 :grin:
  63. Re: You have $100 and no fragrances; what wouldl you get?

    Do decants under $100 count? ;)

    If so....decant of Tom Ford's Tobacco Vanille.
    If not...Guerlain Vetiver
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    Re: Chergui - Why I love it.

    Thank you for sharing your insights. I am looking forward to my own full bottle of Chergui soon. :)
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    Re: M7 reformulated version

    The reformulation didn't kill M7 IMO. I have both, the opening is quite similar and the difference in the drydown, if any, is not noticeable on me.
  66. Re: Recommend me a fragrance based on my preferences

    +1 for Dior Homme. Affordable, unique, and quite elegant IMO.
  67. Re: How Many Of You Carry Cologne For A Midday Freshen Up ?

    http://youtu.be/I6mEWXjhiMU
  68. Re: So what makes a fragrance "mens, or womens" specifically?

    Fragrances have no gender association aside from marketing. It'd be like labeling musical compositions with genders (men's music vs women's music).
  69. Re: Wow it's great to find people who love scent. I thought I was crazy! Hi Guys!

    Crazy's just a choice. :D
  70. Re: Wow it's great to find people who love scent. I thought I was crazy! Hi Guys!

    Welcome!

    Tom Ford Tuscan Leather and Serge Lutens Chergui would definitely be something you would appreciate. ;)
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    Re: Tom Ford Extreme - I Love This Fragrance

    First 90 minutes were lovely. Then it turns into generic on my skin after that. Life is too short for mediocrity.
  72. Re: How Many Of You Carry Cologne For A Midday Freshen Up ?

    +1
    What he said.
    :thumbsup:
  73. Re: Just put on newly bought L'eau D'issey Pour Homme...SDFOEWKF(WER @##$

    I'd rather wear hotel carpet cleaners than putting that abomination on my skin.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, August 01, 2011

    +1 here
    SOTD: the one and the only....YSL Kouros
  75. Re: Would You Consider These Frags To Be Unisex?

    Niche, designer, male, female, unisex, formal, casual, seasonal......they're all just labeling and/or marketing ploy that have absolutely nothing to do with fragrances IMO.

    If you enjoy it, wear...
  76. Re: Best compliment you have ever gotten on one of your colognes

    No compliments in the world can compete with that! ;)
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    Re: Your most expensive blind buy?

    Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille. Fell in love at first sniff.... I'm on my second full bottle and I am still in love with TV.
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    Re: OMG CK Obsession

    Gives me the impression of "trying too hard". It's headache inducing.....on me and on others.
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    Re: Bvlgari black

    BB is a good one. I never got the "rubber" association with it though.... instead I get a smokey leather dancing with black tea with vanilla hiding in the back.
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    Re: Top 5 for FALL 2011 !

    Come to think of it.....the ones I'll be reaching for in the fall are the same bottles I've been reaching for in spring and summer.... :-p
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    Re: Tom Ford Tuscan Leather or Oud Wood.

    For me, Tuscan Leather out of those two. Oud Wood is beautiful!
  82. Re: Tom Ford Italian Cypress Or Tobacco Vanille?

    Tobacco Vanille. Tried IC, didn't do it for me. Tuscan Leather is another one that transports me out of this world when I put it on. :)
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    Re: SOTD, Sunday 31 July 2011

    "Hi, my name is Sillypants and it has been 4 days since I've used Tobacco Vanille...."
    "Hi, Sillypants..."

    http://www.perfunauci.pl/thumbnail/normall/tf-private_blend_tobacco_vanille.jpg
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    Re: Top 5 for FALL 2011 !

    As of now....the fall-->winter lineup looks like:

    Tobacco Vanille
    Chergui
    Tuscan Leather
    A*Men
    M7
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    Re: Best Vetiver

    Like many others on here, I use Guerlain Vetiver as a reference vetiver. For me, my favorite vetiver is Tom Ford's Grey Vetiver.
  86. Re: The rise and fall of Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille

    I always have loved and always will love Tobacco Vanille. I'm on my second full bottle!

    It is at is best in crisp/cold weather. However, I've discovered one spray of TV works beautifully for me...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, July 28, 2011

    Good morning! SOTD: Tom Ford's Grey Vetiver.

    http://d1vysxeuvhmuuc.cloudfront.net/tear_sheets/image/122730/scroller_3be2192b1fea98b5595c01d4b84d7e49d150ffa7_page0025.jpg
  88. Re: Best compliment you have ever gotten on one of your colognes

    With Dior Homme, I used 4 sprays that time (two under shirt and two on exposed skin). Just enough projection to pique interest but tame enough to draw them in for more.
  89. Re: Best compliment you have ever gotten on one of your colognes

    I was out with my friend and her husband.
    "Oh my god, that smells amazing...." turns to her husband, "I'm going home with him!"
    Her husband comes over to smell me then said
    "Oh, wow, I'm going...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, July 27, 2011

    http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_cEdJnF-CeVw/TRZoFkmir1I/AAAAAAAAABc/63h9KFzi3qk/s1600/star+man.jpg
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    Re: What is your HOLY GRAIL???

    I believe for people like us, our HG changes on somewhat of a daily basis! ;)
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    Re: What is your HOLY GRAIL???

    Closest I have CURRENTLY is Tobacco Vanille. When I get either Amber Absolute or Tuscan Leather, this may change...again. :D
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    Re: 3 colognes I need advice on.

    My advice is useless for you as well.
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    Re: Worst frag forum question of all time ?

    Funny thing is...that's a completely inaccurate depiction of New Jersey....that's a Long Island, NY subculture. Every time I listen to someone from Long Island speak....I struggle to fight my...
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    Re: Worst frag forum question of all time ?

    http://guestofaguest.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/12/theguido.jpg

    Any frag question that comes out of these tools' mouths = worst question

    ...or anything for that matter...
  96. Re: Side Effects .................................................. ................................

    ^---------- This.
  97. Re: Side Effects .................................................. ................................

    /sigh

    Non immunologists listening to non immunologists.

    /facepalm
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    Re: chanel egoiste vs chanel alure

    Not even close, IMO.....Egoiste, by far!
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    Re: Guerlain Vetiver and Lalique Encre Noire

    I get more smokey wood from EN than a vetiver feel. I use Guerlain Vetiver as a reference point (and a damn good reference at that!). My other vetiver is TF's Grey Vetiver. To me, this one is a...
  100. Re: Money spent on fragrances vs money spent on clothes

    This
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