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  1. Re: which fragrance has the best sileage and longetivity which is easily available.

    The original eau de cologne version doesn't last very long, but the EDT "concentre" version that play was talking about lasts fairly well
  2. Re: Seriously, which are THE best DESIGNER fragrances ?

    Oh hey where have I seen that list before... :)
  3. Re: What was the first fragrance you bought after joing basenotes?

    Allure Homme.

    And then I got into swapping like a madman, but that's another story...
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    Re: Michael Jackson wore Black orchid.

    OH, so that's what Michael Jackson's sister meant when she talked about his "Tom Ford cologne." I thought she was actually talking about Tom Ford for Men haha
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    Re: Rejected Perfumes & Tester ---- Are They Fake?

    Man, I hate using internet memes... but...

    Obvious shill is obvious?
  6. Re: how many of you are known as that wacko who collects colognes???

    "Dude, is that all you get for Christmas?!" - referring to my 5(!) whole bottles

    ... ummm... yeah?
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    Re: Your Fave "Feel Good" Scent

    Mugler Cologne
    Eau d'Orange Verte
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    Re: New: Paco Rabanne Black XS.

    Four year bump, holy crap. Not really a fan of XS black either.
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    Re: My Spray broke What to DO?

    Last resort, you could always contact Givenchy and ask them to send you a new sprayer mechanism. My Mugler Cologne only came with the splash top and I emailed them about it... and they sent me a...
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    Re: looking for something lemony/limey

    Yeah, you're definitely right. I usually use it when I'm feeling sick of fragrances or just don't want to offend anyone... and it always pleases me!
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    Re: looking for something lemony/limey

    "i generally don't like heavy fragrances and i love the smell of lemons and limes. i'd really like something bright and crisp that isn't offensive or musky in any way, just really refreshing."
    ...
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    Re: Is Guerlain Vetiver worth a blind buy?

    Another for the "no" camp... just too old/ancient for me.
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    Re: Who else likes the smell of FUEL?

    I love the smell of gasoline and the smell of new tires also... Pep Boys = nasal heaven!
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    Re: what will God and the Devil will wear?

    I can definitely picture God wearing Mugler Cologne... it's just so clean!

    Don't know about the devil... something dirty and reeking of sex.
  15. Re: Giveaway: Histoires de Parfums samples and discount code [US only]

    darn, too late again!
  16. Re: Vanilla/Amber but still Fresh enough for Summer?

    I think I could kill someone with Pi during the summer... I would only use it as an evening/winter scent (good for clubbing!).
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    Re: I keep scrubbing but it won't come off!!

    Might be tedious, but showers always get the scent off of me in a hurry!
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    Re: reformulations better than the original

    Not really a reformulation, but I prefer the Edition Blanche to the original Allure.

    Flanker better than the original, I guess :)
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    Re: Application on hair?

    Some people say that hair holds scent better than skin... I always spray on skin though, so I have no personal experience.
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    Re: Houses With the Ugliest Bottles

    I also like the Creed bottles... they just look elegant and old-school cool (never actually had one, so I can't attest to the quality of the material).
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    Re: your Holy Grail('s) - from curent collection

    Hermes d'Orange Verte Concentre

    Got me hooked on orangeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee (and citrus!)
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    Re: SotD, Wed, 28 Jan 2009

    Feeling the Bvlgari Aqua in the morning...

    http://shopping.canoe.ca/ss/media/26379000/26379643.jpg

    And (hopefully!), some Allure Homme Edition Blanche in the evening!
    ...
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    Re: Post A Picture of Your Scents - Edition II

    Nice collection, awesome camera! I can literally read the tiny print on the bottles.
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    Re: The Most Offensive of the Designer Scents

    A*Men. I can't see how people manage to pull off multiple sprays of this.
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    Re: Do you guys also tend to dress the part?

    I don't really dress the part... I usually sport a clean-cut, casual outfit - no matter what frag I'm wearing (although I have mostly versatile frags that go well with anything).
  26. Re: Do you reapply your lighter scents throughout the day?

    Same here, whenever I reapply it smells more intense (and sometimes this isn't a good thing)
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    How do I apply Mugler Cologne?

    I got a 2.5 oz bottle of Mugler Cologne today and I have no idea how to apply it. The bottle didn't come with a conventional spray, but rather you twist the top slightly and then a droplet of...
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    Re: SotD - Tuesday - 27 Jan 09

    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v185/r005ter/frags/071350v00.jpg

    Hermes d'Orange Verte Concentre
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    Re: What are some good green frags?

    Givenchy Greenergy!

    You can get it really cheap on Amazon, too.
  30. Re: Today I Bought - January 2009; HAPPY NEW YEAR FOLKS :)

    Bvlgari Aqua - I heard this was the best designer aquatic out... it smells a little different from most aquatics I've tried, I definitely get the "ocean water" scent from this.

    Mugler Cologne -...
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    Re: Hermes or Chanel: Which House do You Prefer?

    Hmmm... I would say both, but that's a copout.

    I'll go with Hermes for now (pending the arrival of my Allure Blanche!)
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    Re: NEW: Chanel Allure Homme Edition Blanche

    $130?!

    You can get it 50 ml for $57 at Chanel's official online shop... or 100 ml for $76 (free shipping!)

    Here's the link:
    http://uma.chanel.com/fragrances/allure-homme-edition-fragrances.php
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    Re: Got a strong whiff of Antaeus

    I've had that same experience with Dior Homme. I'll just be walking around and I'll randomly get a whiff of Dior for a fleeting moment. Then as quick as it came, it's gone. I also refer to it as...
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    Re: SotD, Saturday, 24 January 2009

    http://shopping.canoe.ca/ss/media/26379000/26379643.jpg

    Bvlgari Aqva
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    Re: Any Recommendations for a Powerful CITRUS?

    Second Hermes d'Orange Verte Concentre... the topnotes last for hours on me with the help of a little moisturizer!
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    Re: Basenotes slowdown?

    awesome, back to full speed
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    Re: NEW: Chanel Allure Homme Edition Blanche

    I am dying to try this. Might have to go get it for myself as a birthday present...
  38. Re: What would you do with a scent you're not sure about but gets you tons of COMPLIM

    I would make a decant or sample spray vial of it and then swap it off for something that I truly enjoyed.
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    Re: Chanel Pour Monsieur EDT and Concentree

    From what I know, a lot of the Chanels on Ebay are fakes.

    The original has a much more citrusy (lemon) opening burst than the concentree - they are pretty distinct to my nose. I love the original...
  40. Re: Chanel Antaeus, Pour Monsieur, and Dior Eau Savage.

    Chanel Pour Monsieur the original formulation is heads and shoulders above the other two, in my opinion. I'm not a fan of the Concentre version, however.
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    Re: What is your all-purpose fragrance?

    Rive Gauche
    Hermes D'Orange Verte
    Bvlgari Aqua

    Pretty much my whole wardrobe is versatile now. I got rid of all my heavy vanilla/oriental scents and have been attracted to lighter, cleaner...
  42. Re: What cologne is this? (snake-shaped bottle) Now with Pic!

    How do you even spray that?
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    Re: Any love for A*Men ?

    That's EXACTLY what happened to me, too! I was drawn in by all the hoopla surrounding A*men and tested it at Sephora... I pressed the spray down firmly and all I got was a little dribble of liquid. ...
  44. Re: Scents that you didn't think too much of at first, but amazed you by the drydown

    Chanel Egoiste Platinum. I never really liked the topnotes, but the basenotes are divine.
  45. Re: Please help me classify my scents!! Plus my introduction

    HAHA I love your third response. It seems to me like a very good start, you've got all the bases covered.
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    Re: Kenneth Cole RSVP is a joke

    I love the topnotes on Reaction... but then it's gone. Poof.

    Can't ever see myself buying a KC fragrance because of that.
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    Re: What deodorant do you wear with your colognes?

    Same, love it.
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    Rive Gauche, argh!

    I have no idea to tell how much liquid is left in the bottle (can't see through it). Anyone have any tips?
  49. Re: Just bought my first couple of "real" fragrances...

    I think Eau Sauvage is a little too "mature" for a high schooler to wear... similar to Guerlain Vetiver in that respect. Just my opinion, though.
  50. Re: Well Mr. Gaultier pushed the envelope once again for men!

    Whoaaaaa

    I'm guessing that it doesn't have the sillage and longevity of the liquid version though?
  51. Re: Talking of scents 'cool' celebs wear, I know Bryan Ferry favours...

    Can't take any credit for it, but I remember someone else posted this site:

    http://www.celebrityfragranceguide.com/

    It has a big list of celebrities and their favorite frags.
  52. Re: Burger King releases Flame body spray. You too can smell like a Whopper! rop

    I promise, I would have to buy some of the Coke Classic. I love the smell of Coke on ice!
  53. Re: Just bought my first couple of "real" fragrances...

    Of the ones you ordered, I think only the Acqua di Gio and Unforgivable fall into the category of young and fresh.

    Some other frags that I've tried that fall into the category of young and fresh:...
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    Re: YSL, Chanel and Dior.

    YSL: Rive Gauche
    Dior: Dior Homme
    Chanel: Pour Monsieur (original formulation, not concentree)
  55. Re: [UK Only] 100 Bottles of Penhaligon's Douro Eau de Portugal up for grabs

    Lucky UKers!
  56. Re: Honored fragrances you're just not impressed with...

    - Guerlain Vetiver (smells like something an old man would wear)
    - The entire Chanel men's line (gasp!)
    - A*Men
    - Rochas Man
    - Gucci Pour Homme I (gonna retry it)
    - Terre d'Hermes (I think I'll...
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    Re: About to buy a few new fragrances

    Of those, I would choose the TdH... I guess you could pull it off as a daily scent.
  58. Thread: Armani Code

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    Re: Armani Code

    To each his own. When I smelled Obsession Night, it reminded me distinctly of Code... which is why I couldn't justify throwing down $20 to get it.
  59. Re: Unbelievable! Guess what I found swimming in my new bottle of cologne...

    Same here!
  60. Thread: Armani Code

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    Re: Armani Code

    I always thought that Calvin Klein Obsession Night smelled a lot like Armani Code... you can get it for about $20 at TJ Maxx.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 5th January 2009

    YSL Rive Gauche pour Homme

    http://www.fragranceonline.co.uk/images/ranges/rive-gauche-men.jpg
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    Re: Encountered a very rude saleswoman today

    Love it!
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    Re: Looking for some opinions

    Rive Gauche
    Bvlgari Aqua
    Cool Water (but a lot of people do have this one)
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    Re: Best application points for full effect?

    I like hitting the chest... one shot to the upper chest, one to the lower chest.

    I feel like I'm wasting a lot of fragrance when I spray my neck (cause some of the spritz misses my neck) + wrists...
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    Re: Fresh for a change..Gucci PH 2?

    I don't get much freshness out of GPHII, but maybe that's just me.

    I just get a lot of (non-fresh) tea.
  66. Re: Do you own EVERY scent launched from any fragrance House?

    I tried doing it with the Chanel men's line, but I just couldn't bring myself to love them. Oddly enough, I now have 0 Chanel frags.
  67. Re: Laying a bottle of fragrance on its side - any caveats?

    I don't think so... so long as they're being laid sideways in a cool, dark environment.
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    Re: Highest Rated Fragrances at Basenotes

    Two year old bump, nice!

    I'd also like to see a new list of highest rated frags.
  69. Re: Is anyone just going to wear JUST one fragrance all year?

    I think I might go with Hermes D'Orange Verte Concentre as my staple scent, and just use other frags on special occasions. So... kind of? :)
  70. Re: Is Sillage a Necessity? A Question About Strength

    The vintage Chanel pour Monsieur for sure... I love the smell but I can't bring myself to buy a full bottle because it just doesn't last long enough.

    Also, Hermes Dau d'Orange Verte... I actually...
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    Re: Recommendation for odour-free deo-stick?

    I have to back Tom's of Maine, as well. I don't like the anti-perspirant feature of Mitchum because it just makes me sweat from weird places (back, neck?).
  72. Re: FYI: Dior Homme Intense in stock at Strawberrynet, now in 100ml

    less powdery... I've gotta go out and try it.
  73. Re: What fragrance commercials have you seen this holiday season?

    Armani Code
    Armani Acqua Di Gio
    Armani Emporio Diamonds (men)

    Armani knows what he's doing... the first two are perennial bestsellers.
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    Re: Designer to Niche.What's your ratio?

    5 designer. 0 niche.

    I guess because I can't try the niche at Sephora/the mall, it makes them a little less appealing to me.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Mrshackleford is the man.
  76. Re: What do you do when you realize you don't like it anymore?

    e) Swap it at the BN marketplace!
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    Re: SotD - Monday, 22 Dec 08

    Rive Gauche pour Homme

    http://www.fountaincosmetics.com.au/UploadFiles/LargeImage/YvesSaintLaurent_RiveGauchePourHomme_lg.jpg
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    Re: Cologne suggestion for a 60 year old male?

    Another vote for Chanel Pour Monsieur
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    Re: NEVER shop at 1stperfume.com !!!

    I believe you. I will go order from them immediately.
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    Re: SotD - Thursday, December 18

    Concentre D'Orange Verte from Hermes

    http://www.clynica.com/images/Concentre-D-orange-Verte-ED.gif
  81. Re: Scent to wear to go meet VP of Communications for new job-which scent would you p

    Scent free is the way to be. (only in this case!)
  82. Re: Burger King releases Flame body spray. You too can smell like a Whopper! rop

    I SO want to try this. I've got a friend going up to NYC in January. I'll get him to buy it then, since the shipping charge for ordering online is like $10.
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    Newbie needs a citrus frag

    Hey guys,

    I tried Hermes Eau D'Orange Verte and the concentre version at Sephora and I totally loved them (I actually ordered the concentre version online). I was wondering if there were any...
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    Re: SotD - Sunday, 14 Dec 08

    http://www.eparfumerie.ro/Gucci/imagini/Pour-Homme-II.jpg
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    Is Gucci Pour Homme II a summer scent?

    I really can't classify it.
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    Re: Obsession Night and/or Armani Code

    I thought they smelled eerily similar... if you have one, you really don't need the other IMO.
  87. Re: Discontinued items ----- is the juice still OK?

    ha, love it
  88. Re: need some info on chanel allure edition blanche?

    http://www.basenotes.net/ID26129016.html

    From what I have seen:
    - Decent sillage/projection
    - Good longevity
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    Re: Best Fruity Male Fragrance?

    I personally like Kenneth Cole Reaction, but I hear the longevity on it makes it almost worthless
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    Re: Let's talk Aquatics (Don't be Afraid)

    Same here!
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    Re: Scents you love but can never wear

    Dior Homme - love it, but it's a little too feminine to wear
    Guerlain Vetiver - another one that I enjoy, but just smells "old" to me. Can't imagine anyone under 30 pulling this one off.
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    Re: Best "manly" male frag for penny pincher?

    Another one here for Rive Gauche, very versatile scent.

    How about Gucci Envy? Very sexy + manly, and it can be had for around $25 on scentiments.
  93. Thread: Polo Explorer

    by Hobbes
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    Poll: Re: Polo Explorer

    off topic, but I noticed your sig... I've become really disenchanted with Code, too. I'm planning on giving it away as well.
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    Re: Your most used faves so far for 2008 ?

    Gucci Envy - loving it.
    Dior Homme - have been smelling it everywhere, even when I'm not wearing it...
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    Re: just bought Opium Edp blind

    I've seen some Opium at the local TJ Maxx for under $20... I wasn't a big fan of it though. Smelled a little too old for me :(
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    Re: Funniest fragrance names

    Cumming!
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    Re: SotD - Wednesday, 12 November 08

    http://www.imaginationperfumery.com/images/50/item_560.jpg
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    Re: worst fragrance of all time???

    I couldn't even try Diesel Fuel for Life a second time... the first experience was just too *gag*
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    Re: Dillards Sale Table

    Darn, I went to the mall this weekend but passed by Dillard's. I'll have to check it out, thanks for the tip!
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    Re: Number of sprays. What's your record?

    3 shots of Platinum Egoiste.

    Jeez.
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