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    Re: A&F Fierce confidence,has anyone tried it?

    The descriptions on their website:

    Fierce Cologne
    Marine Breeze - Cashmere Woods - Sensual Musks

    Fierce Confidence
    Bergamot - White Amber - Musk

    F.C. sounds a lot like how I would have...
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    Re: Ugliest Bottle for a Great Cologne?

    http://i.imgur.com/xiZNut3.jpg

    Vetiver Itasca by Lubin

    The cartoony, big letters stuffed into the bottle like a CD from the 90's look terrible and wouldn't make you think that the scent is a...
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    Re: Dior Homme Cologne '13 Appreciation Thread

    Reviving this thread to say that after a long period of experimenting with Dior's Privee line (Granville, Ambre Nuit, Vetiver), I returned to DHC tonight and am currently revealing in the clean...
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    Poll: Re: Christian Dior La Collection Privée Thread

    In my review that I just submitted recently I compared Granville to Fahrenheit, only whereas Fahrenheit is a "mechanic", Granville is a "landscaper".

    Sweat, dirt, hints of fuel... not at all what...
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    Tom Ford Oud Rose?

    A friend has this sample after purchasing another Tom Ford bottle:

    http://i.imgur.com/4ICdpCQ.jpg

    He cannot find any information on it, but is thinking that it may be the old Oud Fleur.

    Can...
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    Jo Malone Wood Sage & Sea Salt

    http://i.imgur.com/FQizRU8.jpg

    Just out as of last week, this fragrance sounds extremely appealing, like a gritty coastline aquatic rather than the tropical drink kind, and is quite high on my...
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    Poll: Re: Christian Dior La Collection Privée Thread

    Wearing CR right now, the most expensive mood-enhancer (in terms of cologne) on the market!
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    Poll: Re: Christian Dior La Collection Privée Thread

    I read a while back that Vetiver got the axe, which is a shame because I've come to really appreciate it.
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    Poll: Re: Christian Dior La Collection Privée Thread

    I got this in last week, and I have to say that it's disappointed me the most. I found it very powdery, creamy, with not-so-natural-smelling rose notes.
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    Poll: Christian Dior La Collection Privée Thread

    I've been collecting and sampling from this collection for the last little while now, beginning with Cologne Royale (which has become a prominent feature of my rotation, despite my claiming I would...
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    Re: Bergamotto Marino, BR Slate Eau Fraiche

    Bump
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    Re: Today I Bought August 2014

    http://i.imgur.com/C8rZK3F.jpg

    I finally threw down on a bottle of Dior Privee Cologne Royale, very happy to finally get a bottle since my decant is running low
  13. Thread: Bees?

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    Re: Bees?

    Beads?!
  14. Re: Best sea salt / oceanic salty fragrances for men?

    Millesime Imperial if you want musky salt.

    Erolfa if you want cool salt air.
  15. Sticky: Re: Which fragrances would people appreciate being split?

    Would the large flacons of Creed Erolfa count? I've yet to see a split on here for it...
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    Bergamotto Marino, BR Slate Eau Fraiche

    Banana Republic Slate Eau Fraiche (discontinued), 1.7oz, 90%

    Gianfranco Ferré Bergamotto Marino, 3.4oz, 90%, w/ box

    I'm mainly interested in Creed Erolfa, Neroli Sauvage, Royal Water at the...
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    Re: TdH Eau Très Fraîche or alike.

    20 Sprays = Agent Orange on everyone else in the room
  18. Re: Check my wardrobe - need to sell 2-3 bottles to get money for new scents....Which ones should go

    I'm pretty interested in your Itasca Vetiver, let me know what you think!
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    Re: Do Women Really Like Your Colognes???

    I'm just going on my own experience here, but I think women in general just want a guy to smell clean and not like rotting wood, animalic fecal notes, diesel fumes, etc. Basenoters may like these...
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    Re: Do Women Really Like Your Colognes???

    You should avoid this phrase since it's utter nonsense, both with animals and with people.

    Anyway, my girlfriend likes soap, aquatic, and citrus fragrances. Light stuff, which is great because I...
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    Re: Dior Homme Cologne '13 Appreciation Thread

    Not to mention that the sprayer releases a very generous amount when used. It's like turning on a shower for a quick 1 second burst!
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    Re: Bod Most Wanted = Fierce

    Mont Blanc Legend is 99.9% identical to Fierce. I think they must have the pen elves emptying bottles of Fierce into the MB ones and selling them for slightly more.
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    Re: Dior Homme Cologne '13 Appreciation Thread

    During the colder months I found the longevity poor, but since the weather has gotten warmer I've found that after that initial strong blast settles it becomes a nice skin scent. To be fair, I guess...
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    Re: When does fragrance marketing go too far?

    I like to think that Imaginary Authors is a tongue and cheek response to Creed's marketing. That said, their fragrances are generally pretty good, with a limited few standing out as fantastic.
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    Re: Dior Homme Cologne '13 Appreciation Thread

    I ended up buying a few samples (moist wipes :thumbdown:, but they were a great representation of the frag) off of eBay from Ireland. On eBay tester bottles are up fairly regularly, 4.2ozers for...
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    Dior Homme Cologne '13 Appreciation Thread

    Bergamot, Grapefruit Blossom, White Musk

    http://i.imgur.com/HJ8owFj.jpg

    DHC'13 doesn't seem to get a lot of love around here despite being one of the best releases IMO over the last few years. ...
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    Re: Creed Aventus or Millesime Imperial?

    Aventus. I just got MI, cannot understand the appeal. SO MUCH SALT, some vegetables, musky fruit. Aventus smells like wood and Man.
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    Re: Are We Spraying Enough???

    I don't care if work sent me home early, I got kicked off the bus, and my wife is sleeping on the couch- wearing as much cologne as I want is MY RIGHT.
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    Re: Spearmint/Citrus EDT for summer?

    I don't think any mint note is going to help you appear cool, CMan. Smell is the least of your problems it seems.
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    I'd be very interested in getting in on a Creed Erolfa and/or Heeley Sel Marin split
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    Re: Can't quite wrap my nose around Pure Coffee

    I dislike most of the A*Men range, but Pure Coffee is one of the few fragrances that induced my gag reflex.
  32. Re: What cheap fragrance generated more compliments when you wore during all day

    Bergamotto Marino
    CK BE
    Mugler Cologne
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    Re: Spearmint/Citrus EDT for summer?

    Where could one find one?
  34. Re: Fragrances which don't smell as their name deceiptively suggests

    The 2012 version of Abercrombie Woods is Lavender and soap, not a hint of woods imo.
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    Re: Today I Bought: May 2014

    Today I bought a 4.2oz bottle of Dior Homme Cologne '13 version. I've decided to narrow myself down to only a few scents; Erfola is my next bottle purchase. Beauty Encounter seems to have the best...
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    Re: Basenotes wins again!!!

    Great article, congrats
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    Re: Today I bought: April 2014

    I bought a couple 7.5ml samplers of Dior Cologne Royale:

    http://i.imgur.com/pa9Ve5l.jpg

    I also bought a new 15ml glass atomizer to decant them into.
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    Re: Have you ever felt bad about over spraying?

    I feel like I'm in backwards land: the guy that is talking about the Feminist Under-Spraying Conspiracy controlling Men is suggesting I may be bipolar and the backseat Moderator with the thesaurus is...
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    Re: Have you ever felt bad about over spraying?

    That isn't irony. I called a foolish man a fool.
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    Re: Have you ever felt bad about over spraying?

    You are a crazy person with terrible opinions and insane (and sexist) beliefs.

    The so-call "Underspraying Movement" was conceived by feminists attacking males... rather than people just...
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    Re: Have you ever felt bad about over spraying?

    How many sprays I use depends on the fragrance, but I would say that 4 sprays of Aventus is overkill and extremely impolite.

    My max is 2 sprays, maybe a third for light fragrances (Dior Homme...
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    Re: Today I bought: April 2014

    http://i.imgur.com/ZP0jwix.jpg

    Cologne Royale by Dior

    7.5ml, it sounded interesting
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    Re: Today I bought: April 2014

    Banana Republic's Slate Eau Fraiche from another member, looking forward to some generic aquatic (I'm a sucker for seaweed, though!).
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    Re: Rank these aquatics

    1) Mugler's Cologne: Not an Aquatic, but easily the best fragrance of the list

    2) ADG: Not a huge fan. It takes #2 due to lack of competition.

    Didn't Place) Bvlgari Aqva and Bvlgari Aqva...
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    Re: What is the worst Dior fragrance

    Homme Sport '08

    Sticking up for Cologne '13: I wore this out to the bar last night and was complimented on it, ~4 hours after I'd used 4 sprays.
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    Re: Does anyone like Polo Sport?

    My first designer, chosen by my girlfriend at the time.

    Salt air, salt water, seaweed, and driftwood.

    I like it still, though I've considered switching over to Polo Blue Sport due to attached...
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    Re: Today I bought: February 2014

    I picked up one bottle and may get another. See my review for it, but the gist of it is that I find it to be a really comforting scent that reminds me of a hair-dressers shop/ a coastal field.
    ...
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    Re: Today I bought: February 2014

    After apparently having gone crazy, I also purchased a bottle of Abercrombie 1892 Cobalt:

    http://i.imgur.com/wC91Tck.png

    Fragrance Notes: Citrus, Cedarwood, Moss, Vetiver

    This will mean I...
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    Re: Today I bought: February 2014

    Not feeling that my itch was scratched after Proof was a disappointment, I ordered a bottle of 1892 Yellow by Abercrombie:

    http://i.imgur.com/qJ2aiEH.jpg

    Spearmint, Black Pepper, Cypress....
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    Re: Today I bought: February 2014

    Left this:

    DO NOT BUY: Bottle in terrible condition, juice is yellow and weak, 10% missing

    It was more like 20%, but I wanted to be fair and give them that a certain % is usually absent in a...
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    Re: Today I bought: February 2014

    Today my Abercrombie Proof that I found on eBay came in. The bottle was a mess and the juice was spoiled as far as I can tell- it's very weak, almost a skin scent, and reminds me a lot of Lacoste...
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    Re: New version of Dior Homme Cologne in 2013

    Samples came in- I'm digging it. Better than DHS'08, but quite similar to it. My girlfriend asked me if I was wearing "the one she liked", aka Mugler Cologne, so I guess it's similar enough to that...
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    Re: New version of Dior Homme Cologne in 2013

    I picked this up yesterday off eBay; hoping that 1) I picked the right buy to buy from, 2) This smells more like Mugler than DHS, which I couldn't stand
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    Re: Today I bought: D E C E M B E R 2013

    http://i.imgur.com/JbFSRQ1.jpg

    Today I bought a bottle of SoCal So Chill by Hollister off of eBay.

    It was cheap, it was a moment of weakness.
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    Re: Today I Bought - December, 2013

    Opps, wrong sub-forum!
  56. Thread: Burberry Sport

    by Adama
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    Re: Burberry Sport

    I've requested it a couple times now, not sure why it isn't up, considering that I've gotten more compliments on this stuff than any other scent I own (24-26 crowd). I have a friend that hugs me...
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    Re: Burberry Sport + CK ONE SUMMER 2010

    Still waiting on these two!
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    Burberry Sport + CK ONE SUMMER 2010

    Just a couple that I've bought recently that I'd like to review!
  59. Thread: Fierce

    by Adama
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    Re: Fierce

    I can't think of any scents that are similar to it, but I honestly don't think that you can go wrong with buying it if you're a young man. Girls love it, and depending on your location you might be...
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    Re: Sweet Orange Essence + Old Spice?

    Well, it took a few tries, but I think I actually came up with something half decent.

    The smell is still recognizable as Old Spice, however there is certainly a strong orange presence. It's...
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    Re: Sweet Orange Essence + Old Spice?

    Thanks for the feedback, guys! I'm going to try it out tomorrow, hopefully it will turn out well. I'll report back in either case!
  62. Re: how many of you are known as that wacko who collects colognes???

    I think my roomate thinks I am. We were watching TV one night and a RL commerical came on for Romance Silver. He wondered what the horse had to do with the cologne, and I joked that I thought Suede...
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    Sweet Orange Essence + Old Spice?

    I recently fell in love with some Sweet Orange Essential Oil that I found at my parents house, and seriously considered wearing it as a frag, until I heard that most people dilute them and what not....
  64. Thread: I have $20!

    by Adama
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    I have $20!

    ... in gift cards for Shoppers Drugmart, and I'm looking for a little 1oz cologne that they typically have in the "Cheap Colognes" behind the "Expensive Colognes" section. Anyway, I was hoping to get...
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    Concentrated Mugler Cologne?

    Hey guys,
    I was wondering if anyone could confirm that this product from Nordstrom:
    ...
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    Re: Burberry the Beat in Canada?

    Check out "Shoppers", if you have one close by! They have a decent selection out here.
  67. Thread: Silly SA sayings

    by Adama
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    Re: Silly SA sayings

    I once had a very desperate SA try to convince me to buy some Diesel Fuel for Life based on the expiry date.
    Right after that, another young man started purusing some frags, so she turns to me and...
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    Re: This might be an odd question...

    Well I'm glad you enjoyed it! Thanks for coming, too- a lot of our businesses depend on Americans coming over during the summer, and with the economic situation and all that there was a sharp drop in...
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    Re: This might be an odd question...

    Thanks for the help guys- I originally hesitated calling because I'm in a different province at the moment, however based on what Denec has said I'll just bite the bullet and spend the $1 in...
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    This might be an odd question...

    Hey all,

    My girlfriend is looking to buy me a new frag for Christmas this year, and I told her that I'd like a bottle of Burberry Touch (a nice moderately priced cologne, we're both...
  71. Thread: A&F Fierce

    by Adama
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    Re: A&F Fierce

    I'm with you on the Fierce bandwagon. As I've said in my review, it's great stuff for a young man like myself, especially if you live in an area where there's no A&F nearby. It's the scent that I've...
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    Colden by Abercrombie & Fitch

    Their newest scent for males, here's what they have to say on their website:

    Rugged to the core, Colden embodies the spirit and attitude of the Adirondacks. Invigorating ginger, Italian bergamot,...
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