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  1. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Swung by Nordstrom and checked out a few from Tom Ford I hadn't smelled before.

    Lost Cherry - I see why people like it, I like it also but I don't even know that I need a decant. But nice. I...
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    Re: Bad Boy by Carolina Herrera

    you can probably also use it to scrape ice off of a windshield
  3. Re: Suggestions To Add to a Beginner's "Collection"?

    I agree with those who've suggested the Dior Homme line and I'll add Amouage is a house worth exploring.
  4. Re: Is L'Eau D'Issey Pour Homme by Issey Miyake a blind buy?

    I don't own L'Eau D' Issey but I do have the other two you mentioned and both would be good for a hot and humid type climate. You might also consider Dior Homme Sport and/or Dior Homme Cologne.
  5. Re: No idea what kind of can of worms my brother has opened

    There's a gang of solid patchouli frags to choose from. Here's a few I dig:

    Tom Ford - Patchouli Absolu
    Fred Malle - Monsieur.
    Ulrich Lang - Nightscape
  6. Re: Frank Zappa writes commercial for Remington Razors

    Ha! Just listened to a 28 minute version of Black Napkins so I'm primed up for Zappa jingles!

    Here's the Stones doing a Rice Krispies ad:

    ...
  7. Re: Green Irish Tweed or Platinum Égoïste: If you could only choose one which would it be?

    GIT all day
  8. Re: How Much Does Customer Service Matter In Regards To Purchases For You?

    Haha, I do the self same thing. In my experience Nordy is a cut about the rest in customer service, it's locally owned, and it's just down the street from me so it's a total no-brainer.
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    Re: Most worn: May 2019

    A lot of single wears in May



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    Bois du Portugal by Creed
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    Re: Kouros day. June 1st ?

    Kouros day huh?

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    Re: Hello Friends This is My First Topic

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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 27th May, 2019

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    Re: Hello Friends This is My First Topic

    Ha! I know, right?!
  14. Re: Which TF Private Blend(s) do you find bottle-worthy at retail today?

    Yeah, I get that criticism. I own both and see them as different enough that I don't particularly associate one with the other aside from they're both fougeres tied to TF. Could be specifically...
  15. Re: Which TF Private Blend(s) do you find bottle-worthy at retail today?

    I suppose if there was absolutely no way for me to avoid full retail, I'd still consider buying Fougere d'Argent. Really dig the versatility on that one. Funny 'cause I actually did buy TV at full...
  16. Re: Tom Ford Tuscan Leather or Kilian Straight to Heaven

    I'd go with Tuscan Leather.
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    Re: Playful casual floral for older men

    Yeah, I immediately thought of Dior Homme Eau, but that might be too similar to the Prada L'Homme; they're different enough for me at least. I also agree with Dior Homme. And maybe check out Chanel...
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    Re: CREED: Boi Du Portugal and Royal Oud

    Word, yeah Royal Oud is a good one. If you're lookin' at another Creed option, Viking is worth checkin' out. I'd also recommend Amouage Bracken, TF Fougere d'Argent, and Invasion Barbare.
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    Re: CREED: Boi Du Portugal and Royal Oud

    Have and dig both. I agree with the folks who get no similarities between the two. Are you looking for something kinda similar or pretty different from BDP?
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    Poll: Re: Bois du Portugal or Divorce?

    Love me some BDP. Try some different fougeres, see if you can't find a work around. Some people think Lalique PH EDP smells similar to BDP while not being the same. Maybe start there. I'd also...
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    Re: Most Worn: April 2019

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    Fahrenheit Parfum by Christian Dior
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  22. Re: Change My Mind: Obsessing over fragrance is the most passive, cringe-worthy "hobby" there is

    Meditating.
  23. Re: Change My Mind: Obsessing over fragrance is the most passive, cringe-worthy "hobby" there is

    https://media.giphy.com/media/ph9B6FHCK6bQc/giphy.gif
  24. Re: What cologne is Tyga wearing in the Taste video?

    Going solely off all that dummy thicc, gotta be Aventus.
  25. Re: Frankincense / smokey / peppery scent that is mordern?

    I'm not 100% these are exactly what you're looking for, but Jubilation XXV and maybe Interlude are worth a look. You can get carded samples on eBay.
  26. Re: Something similiar to D&G The one and/or One Million Absolutely Gold

    Have you tried Dior Homme or Valentino Uomo?
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    Re: Purchase mistakes you've made

    All my (frag related) mistakes are almost exclusively tied to a regrettable lack of patience and blind buys.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 23rd April, 2019

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    Re: Mefisto gentiluomo vs Creed MI?

    Add another vote to the landslide for Millesime Imperial.
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    Re: Drydown similar to Amouage Dia Man

    Keep checking the discounters, it shows up from time to time,
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    Re: Drydown similar to Amouage Dia Man

    Maybe check out Guerlain Arsene Lupin Dandy
  32. Re: For Those Who Bought And Enjoyed The Original Angel Men....How Do You Feel About It Today??

    Used to rock the A*men, but not so much anymore. Still own a bottle but haven't reached for it in what feels like months. I do still enjoy Pure Havane and Pure Malt though.
  33. Re: What is the best ultra least masculine masculine scent?

    Is this real?
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 16th April, 2019

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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 16th April, 2019

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  36. Re: Critique and suggestion on my sample list

    Some solid options on that list, I'll get behind Bois du Portugal. Great frag. If you're interested in exploring some variations on that theme, I'd also recommend:

    New York Intense
    Invasion...
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    Re: dior eau noir

    Used to own it, was drawn in by it's otherness; I've never smelled anything like it, but ultimately I ended up selling it because I was never wearing it.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 15th April, 2019

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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 15th April, 2019

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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

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    Been really diggin' Dior Fahrenheit parfum for the last few days, even wore it several days in a row which is relatively...
  41. Re: Advice on Starting a Collection (Beginner)

    I'll echo what has already been said. Don't blind buy something because someone here (or anywhere else) said it's great. Always try to sample first, there's almost always a way to do this. Also...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 12th April, 2019

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  43. Re: Most unapologetically masculine scent currently on the market

    +1 on Rien.

    Also maybe consider Gucci Guilty Absolute, although it's not musky, musty, nasty, or gnarly, it's worth checking out if you'd consider a different approach to "unapologetically...
  44. Re: Of these Serge Lutens and L'artisans which is a blind buy worthy?

    +1 on this
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    Re: What will be your go to summer fragrance?

    MI, DHS, DHC, CAHEB, and Td'HETF are my summer starting lineup, but I mix it up.
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    Re: Today I bought April 2019

    Ha! So I was gonna say no, not particularly, but I just smelled the atomizer of both and there might something to that comparison. Need to spend a little more time with it, see what I can see. Or...
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    Re: Today I bought April 2019

    Nice, just got a bottle yesterday. Interesting frag, I get a bit of cough medicine scent off the top, also reminds me of something else but I'm yet to put my finger on what that might be.
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    Re: Today I bought April 2019

    https://fimgs.net/mdimg/perfume/375x500.22367.jpg

    Got a newer bottle of Or Black. First time wearing it; interesting frag.
  49. Re: A newly imagined idea for a fragrance. Does it Exist?

    Ever try this one?
    http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_Qpu6MQDhGbE/TQv__PSEL7I/AAAAAAAAAMU/7xSc3QHjZRc/s1600/CDG+TEA.jpg
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    Re: Office Fragrance For Engineering Firm

    GPHII is a good one. Maybe also check out:
    Terre d'Hermes
    Chanel Pour Monsieur
    Tom Ford Oud Wood
    Comme des Garçons 2Man
  51. Re: A newly imagined idea for a fragrance. Does it Exist?

    First thing that comes to mind is Mauboussin Pour Homme. Anise isn't mentioned in the notes, but I get some anise. Can't speak to the black tea note though.
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    Re: Today, I scrubbed off......

    bottle design by Scrooge McDuck
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    Re: Talk me in or out of Fougre Royale

    I dig it. I see a fair amount of comparisons to Amouage Bracken, which I don't entirely get, but as someone who owns both I'd say it might be worth getting a sample of Bracken before you make your...
  54. Re: Deciding on first Tom Ford purchase - Grey Vetiver or Noir Anthracite or Oud Wood Body Spray?

    Not sure if the Private line is on the menu for you, but if they are, Fougere D'Argent is one of my favs from that entire line; it walks the line between classic and modern.
  55. Re: Deciding on first Tom Ford purchase - Grey Vetiver or Noir Anthracite or Oud Wood Body Spray?

    I would try Tom Ford Extreme before you make your decision.
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    Re: Your Most Worn March 2019

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    L'Art et la Matière : Spiritueuse Double Vanille by Guerlain
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    Re: Amouage Portrayal

    Oh man, have you tried Memoir or Bracken?
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    Re: Starting Niche Recommendations

    I'll recommend you explore Amouage. I'd start with samples of:
    Jubilation XXV
    Memoir
    Bracken
    Interlude
    Honour
    Beloved
    Journey
    Epic
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    Re: Amouage Bohemian. April Fools?

    Always interested in checking out what Amouage is serving up.
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    Re: Thoughts on Montblanc as a brand?

    Which are you considering acquiring?
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    Re: Thoughts on Montblanc as a brand?

    Good mass-market juice at a reasonable price. If there are reformulations, I haven't noticed.
  62. Re: Sel Marin is great but I gotta have more BRINE.

    Ha! Would you be surprised if I said yes?
  63. Re: Sel Marin is great but I gotta have more BRINE.

    https://img.thewhiskyexchange.com/900/talob.non7.jpg
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    Re: a day when everything smells like pee

    Sounds like an episode of Black Mirror
  65. Re: The two most underpriced scents out there are.....

    Another for L'instant EDP, and I'd say Mont Blanc Individuel is a steal at it's current price point.
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    Re: Your thoughts on Penhaligons Sartorial?

    Unfortunately there's something in Sartorial that doesn't sit right with me. I'll revisit it down the road, but for now it's a hard no.
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    Re: Dior homme intense 2019

    I haven't been disappointed by any version of DHI that I've smelled. That said, if you have the extra $ to pick up an OG silver collar, some folks believe that's the move to make.
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    Re: Gym fragrances

    It sometimes plays out that body heat brings a slight return to what I may have been wearing earlier, but generally speaking I don't scent up before the gym.
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    Re: Today I bought March 2019

    Oh damn it, I broke the buy-ban

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  70. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    New one to me, does it stand comparison to anything?
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    Re: Outdated fragrances?

    Haha, I get your Carlinesque rant OP, but maybe there's more utility in thinking of the term outdated as nebulous rather than meaningless. Outdated is only outdated until it's not. Bell bottoms was...
  72. Re: What fragrance(s) are you looking forward to trying?

    I've got a buy-ban going on, so I haven't been frag shopping for a minute, but I'm interested in checkin' out Beau du Jour by TF and while I'm at it, i'm a little curious about Lost Cherry, though...
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    Re: summer fragrance for men

    +1, shop around and you can find smokin' deals and it's a pretty safe blind buy; liking mint (or not hating mint) is a prerequisite.
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    Re: Which scent for Comiccon???

    Ha!

    I'd probably go with Aventus.
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    Re: summer fragrance for men

    Mileage varies, but here's a few to try:

    Dior homme Sport
    Dior Homme Cologne
    Chanel Allure Homme Sport Édition Blanche
    Terre d'Hermes Eau Très Fraiche
  76. Re: Whats your favorite frag in the Dior Homme line?

    Probably that silver stem DH. But the original DHC is hella nice.
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    Re: Times where the customer knows more than the SA ( this is not a SA bash thread, just an observat

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  78. Re: Creed Vetiver geranium or Melisime imperial?

    MI; it really shines in the warmer months and it's one of my fav's from Creed.
  79. Re: Anything from the past six months worth a buy?

    TF Fougere d'Argent is worth a look.
  80. Re: Mont Blanc Individuel; Better than Creed OS?

    They're pretty similar; OS is definitely better, but it's a heck of a lot more money for not that much more frag. Maybe a decant of OS is the way to go for now.

    For what it's worth, had I got...
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    Re: Amouage advice required

    I came close to buying Journey but went with Bracken instead. No regrets. I like Honour well enough but it doesn't blow my hair back; I feel like it'd get lost in the shuffle. Fate's not my bag.
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    Re: what Designer fragrance to get next..

    Some good suggestions already, here's a few more worth checking out:

    Tom Ford Extreme
    Tom Ford Ombre Leather
    Gucci Guilty Absolute
    Chanel Pour Monsieur
    Acqua Di Gio Profumo
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 1st March, 2019

    https://thecandyperfumeboy.files.wordpress.com/2016/04/image-24.jpg?w=597&h=647
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    Re: Your most worn February 2019

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    Sauvage by Christian Dior
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    Re: Tom Ford Amber Absolute vs Noir de Noir

    Absolutely Amber Absolute
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    Re: What should/will Creed do next?

    A full-on gourmand is conspicuously missing from their current masculine lineup. Don't know if thats on trend, but I'd be curious to check it out.
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    Re: Reflection Man.. did I miss something?

    Man, I'd say maybe consider picking up another carded sample from a different seller. Tennis Balls...yikes. Have you tried spraying it on a tennis ball?
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    Re: Does Dior Sauvage have an animalic vibe?

    Huh, interesting take OP. For what it's worth, I don't get any animalic vibe from it.
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    Re: Kilian suggestions?

    Do they do an exploration set?
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    Re: Lost cherry is back

    Found Cherry! Thanks for the heads up. Haven't had a chance to check this one out yet.
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    Re: Ok I blind bought Dior Homme Intense...

    For me there isn't a noticeably better performance and I don't find it to be more mature, just different. The salient difference to me is the addition of rose. For me rose is almost always a deal...
  92. Re: Why do I get the feeling HYPER masculine scents are going to be big in 2020's decade ?

    In terms of scent profile, there's nothing new under the sun so smart money says it'll be constructed of something inexpensive and crowd-pleasing. In terms of the marketing spin, I think a smart way...
  93. Re: A fragrance that's become a suprising favorite in your collection?

    https://www.punmiris.com/himg/o.13959.jpg

    Surprisingly, it's my most worn fragrance according to my BN wardrobe. For me it's a versatile, easy wear but if asked, it wouldn't even make my top 10.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 14th February, 2019

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  95. Re: Perfumes you own that go AGAINST your usual sensibilities or scruples.

    Oh yeah, celebrity scents, yeah, that's kind of one for me as well. My exception is Michael Jordan Legend.
  96. Re: The Big Issue - Wearing The Other Gender ?

    You mean...heightening?!

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    Re: Tom Ford Fougere D'Argent 100ml

    Looks alright to me, and if you say it smells "very, very similar, if not the same" to your samples, it seems you got a deal. For what it's worth I was told the 100ml bottle is only available in...
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    Re: Seattle, Wa

    Flagship Nordstrom of course, and Barneys is just across the street. Parfumerie Nasreen is also worth a look. Depending on your agenda, you might wanna shoot over to Bellevue and check out Bravern;...
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    Re: Hermes Terre de Hermes

    Might as well grab a sample of Eau Tres Fraiche as well; a worthwhile variation on the theme.
  100. Re: The Big Issue - Wearing The Other Gender ?

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