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    Re: Your 'Big Five' Scents

    1) Summer or "Casual" - Rive Gauche
    2) Winter or formal - Givenchy Gentlemen
    3) All-Purpose - Dolce & Gabbana PH
    4) Romantic - Chanel PM
    5) Just Because I like it. Shut up. - Canoe
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    Re: Best way to wash off scents?

    i use a mild sandalwood soap that seems to work quite well...but the tomato juice thing in the shower...hmmm....i would be tempted to make some bloody Marys ... hell...lets cut up some lemons and...
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    Re: Givenchy Gentleman - How many sprays?

    if your not familiar with patchouli..this could be your sink or swim lesson...i would go gently .. two sprays to start...see how the world reacts..see how YOU react...then apply accordingly...

    i...
  4. Re: What fragrance in your collection that you must have at all times?

    didnt think this would require some serious thought...but it does

    Chanel PM

    and if only ONE were left

    givenchy gentlemen...can make it work in any situtation...ahhh those patchouli years do...
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    Re: Which fragrance started your idée fixe?

    those first impressions..

    old spice
    english leather
    kanon
    canoe

    then the 60's happened...and it seemed to last quite awhile too...

    then chanel...and the journey began
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    Re: Thinking about fragrance bans...

    seems to be part of the "time" we are living in....
    # no eating certain foods
    # no wearing certain clothes/fragrances
    # no support for certain social issues
    # no making more income than you need...
  7. Re: Smelled it again...that horrid, powdery sweet, marine men's cologne - what is it?

    <wolf puts JPG Le Male on list>
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    Re: What makes a scent smell like "old man"

    media/marketing preception...perhaps

    "old" being perceived as: vulnerable, very limited, needs help for the most basic tasks..that could be a description of some teenagers..

    years ago..hanging...
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    Re: Help need intoxicating/seductive scent that..

    Chanel PM..seems to work under your specifications...but many of the recommendations given so far would also...

    hope the date works out so you can try them all
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    Re: Designer Houses: Best and Worst

    In the mid 80's .. had a bottle of Chanel Pour Homme ..which must have been the origional formula..it was fantastic...strong & long lasting..the next bottle i purchased was labled Chanel Pour...
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    Re: When do you consider re-purchasing a bottle?

    just got a mini of givenchy gentlemen..it should last me the better part of a year..if not longer .. i like it alot but it wont be a daily wear..its considered discontinued..but its plentiful on web...
  12. Thread: Kiton Men

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    Re: Kiton Men

    hey joe....^5
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    Re: Kiton Men

    well...how bout them Lakers...
  14. Re: How does Gucci Pour Homme smell on your skin, need some feedback...

    one of my faves...strong opening..pepper...then sweet smoke..incense perhaps..or dry wood .. in the reviews many have said pencil shavings--which to me is more of the graphite than the wood..i dont...
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    Poll: Re: How much does it cost you on a daily basis?

    Some say they have bottles that last for years...anyone keep track of how much they use in a given time frame..say a year..

    if you spend $200 for 5 oz of product...thats 40 per oz..if you use an...
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    Re: Women picking scents for men

    Since you're a bit of a fragrance connoiseur and if she doesn't get it, then why bother. It's obvious that she hasn't put much thought into the gift. It's time to get a new girlfriend!
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    Re: Gucci II pH available at Bloomy's

    just did a zoom on the bottle...it says its an "after shave lotion" ... so the "colors" may be different from the edt
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    Re: Notes you can't smell?

    Using Dolce & Gabanna pour Homme..the opening note of strong pepper hits me and usually stays into the dry down..the top citrus notes seem hidden..orange, lemon very distinct scents..I don't even get...
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    Re: Suggestions for a cooler/fridge

    I have a small Avanti (10+ yrs) that is used for small food storage etc..I keep it at the minimum temp for energy reasons..it will keep milk from spoiling and thats about it...at that temp you cant...
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    Re: Old Spice: do you dare me?

    Just for point of argument...

    If: In a blind/control setting..format: New fragrance testing...no info given vs famous designer brand lots of info given..scent...
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    Re: Best way to apply fragrance

    longevity and sillage are main components to the scents we like...some scents are very strong and don't last long and some are subtle and last 6+ hours..i found drakkar noir to be just overbearing...
  22. Re: Your favourite and least favourite fragrance caps

    from my small collection...

    like: gucci PH ... the bottle and cap ..

    dislike: YSL PH .. the cap...well..there is no cap...
  23. Thread: M7 discontinued?

    by wolf
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    Re: M7 discontinued?

    being fairly new to scents, designers and their marketing...its puzzling at least...some staples are 60+ years old and almost common household names...yet others, though they have a large customer...
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    Re: Dolce & Gabbana Pour Homme

    just re-read the reviews on this one...seems to be many things to many people...from top shelf...to bury it....alot of the reviews noted the lemon top note the pepper mid...and the tobacco base .....
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    Re: So I have a first date.... need suggestions.

    i second the d & g suggestion...perhaps let it dry down a bit..sarcastic you say...if its true to form she will mention your wearing it...of course she will notice ... no worry there...

    enjoy
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    Re: Scent Tribes? Favorite Notes or Scent Types

    Hmmm...sorry i could not respond sooner....i was being held by the local authorities for some mistaken bad check thing (again)

    now ... about the current alleged forgery...ok...the culprit was...
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    LA Times confirms it...

    From Times Wire Reports
    February 10, 2007
    For women, apparently there's nothing like the smell of a man's sweat.

    Researchers at UC Berkeley said women who sniffed a chemical found in male...
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    Re: Scent Tribes? Favorite Notes or Scent Types

    Still learning and experimenting...but I am drawn most to the scents of light citrus then the wood flavors..leather..tobacco..the musk family...patchouli and a slight of vanilla as a backround...
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    Re: Old Spice Day: My Turn

    I use it rarely at the office. Yes moderation is the key..and to be honest..I like it. I has not survived this many years because its not enjoyed by many.

    Have to remember for many OS is the only...
  30. Re: Best comfort scents that you don't normally wear out (with good longevity)

    i use scents i grew up with..old spice used sparingly is nice...english leather is not a bad scent either..sometime drakkar noir..again...keyword..spareingly
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    Re: Do you smell good? Or you cant even tell?

    [QUOTE=Scentronic]To respond to the post above:

    1) No I actually don't have any scientific evidence to back up my hard water theory as of yet. The reason I preach the theory so passionately is...
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    Re: Talcuum powder - any use?

    For the summer..I just use baby powder..in my shoes also..it works for me.
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    Re: is there something wrong with me?

    Could be many reasons. I'm new in here, but am developing my sense of smell anew. I read the reviews of the frags I think I may want to try, read the various ingredient in the formulas, how people on...
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    Re: Where are the Industry People?

    If this were a One brand forum it may invite the interest of that designer or someone from staff. Being that there are so many names in here it would be difficult for a person to just sit around and...
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    Re: Post A Picture of Your Scents

    [QUOTE=zr0e]Although the commotion has died down, in this thread, I was about to clean the counter where my fragrances resided when I thought it might be better to just take a picture first. I...
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    Re: Reviews Being Posted At All?

    im new here...but when i tried a week 10 days ago to post .. i received a message the server was down or something along those lines....but last night i was able to post a review...and the note from...
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    Re: fragrance in the car

    yes...this is what drakkar noir was really made for..even then...you have to be "lite" with it...

    with the less costly scents i will use a small cloth and spray a bit .. fold it over and let it...
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    Re: Terrible Experience I Had with Perfumania.com

    Some ideas for all..re: shopping on line

    Do a google of the "store" ... get some customer reviews if you see too many thumbs down...pass it by..too many thumbs up...be cautious...read below
    ...
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    Re: Like Vanilla but not?

    I just posted a review on Canoe. Its an old longtime standard and a value today and available just about everywhere. Vanilla and tonka are major players in this one. Used with moderation(suggested)...
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    basenotes award winners

    transfixed on this site...

    ok .. being new to basenotes and exploring new frags..just wonder why the frags that have won and have been nominated .. that this is not mentioned on the frags info/...
  41. Re: what does it mean when a frag is said to be "moire"

    morph might be a good way to define it ... something that changes into something else..for many designer frags..this is a desired goal..to be many "colors..flavors and scents" .. so it becomes an...
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    Re: Los Angeles County

    santa monica place...(whats left of it)

    Perfumeria International
    237 Santa Monica Place

    877.778.7728
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    Re: SOTD Sunday, 21 January

    rive gauche YSL

    this one got good reviews in here...first time try...going on the fave list
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    Re: Perfume oil COPIES??

    Are such oils worth buying? I am VERY skeptical of such. What do you more experienced shoppers and sniffers say?
    Thanks,
    Rebecca[/QUOTE]

    I have yet to find ANY generic product come close to the...
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    Re: The Perfumed Handkerchief

    while not a handkerchief..i use several slices of cloth (rags you dare say!) and spray them every so often with a scent...one goes in my car under the back seat carpet and one in an enclosed...
  46. Thread: Patchouli

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    Re: Patchouli

    this is a scent for those with restraint...and it's not for everyone...you have to know how to wear this one...because there is no doubt your not wearing some unknown quantity...this is one scent...
  47. Re: Imagine one second, you own a fragance...What s your name?

    first post...great board...lots to learn and enjoy...feels good and of course smells good in here..

    ahhh...a name..."Wolf" of course..it would be woodsy and have light green flavor in it..."First...
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