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    Re: The "last letter of a fragrance" game

    Angel
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    Re: SOTD Monday 25th May 2015

    Guerlain Heritage
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    Re: Cool and refreshing

    Baldessarini del Mar, Carlo Colucci Uomo Mare, Givenchy pour Homme Blue Label immediately came to my mind and may perhaps also be included on a testing list
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    Re: ... Pick your Orange ...

    For me personally, among many others, Trussardi Jeans Man has a wonderful powdery, though not excessively sweet, even slightly but pleasantly bitter orange note
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    Re: "KNIZE TEN" extravaganza.

    Thanks to the two wonderfully knowledgeable and enthusiastic contributors for such stunning visuals and well-documented texts about an undeniably great classic.

    You guys rule, along with your...
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    Re: I'm tired of summer scents already.

    Thankfully, there are also plenty of or, at worst, still enough good to great fragrances to be versatile enough for any season (among many others, Eau Sauvage EDT, Creed OV, Mugler Cologne, ADP...
  7. Re: Chanel: Made in France vs Made in Usa Quality

    Only bought the ones manufactured in France, and, right down to testing, never came across any Chanel fragrance ever manufactured outside of the French borders. However, never knew so far that Chanel...
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    Re: The "last letter of a fragrance" game

    Obsession
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    Re: Hi I'm Ryan

    My rather belated, but still heartfelt and honest welcome, Ryan! Would also add, considering your fragrance preferences and the also the ones you already own, to test/sample (among others): ADG...
  10. Re: There is a note in Azzaro that makes me nauseous. What could it be?

    The leather and/or the lavender notes would be- at the risk of being wrong- among my first, likeliest choices. While lavender and even leather, to a lesser extent, may seem harmless at first, they...
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    Re: The "last letter of a fragrance" game

    Echo
  12. Poll: Re: La Nuit de l'Homme vs. Bleu de Chanel EDT (Performance)

    It is possible to have recently tried the pre-2015 versions of both (though still this year). So far, however, La Nuit was always the "louder" fragrance to my nose-though in a pleasantly,...
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    Re: Masterpiece Fragrances

    From yet another highly personal viewpoint, it would be quite difficult fragrances like Knize Ten, Mouchoir de Monsieur, Habit Rouge EDP, Esencia Loewe, La Martina Hombre, Endymion by Penhaligons,...
  14. Re: Your help please: making a special BN perfume line for men/unisex (acquired tastes)

    Ok, I will try this, with an older fragrance idea have personally fantasized about: a "barbershop-style" iris fragrance for men, like a crossover between YSL Rive Gauche pour Homme and Dior Homme...
  15. Poll: Re: La Nuit de l'Homme vs. Bleu de Chanel EDT (Performance)

    Talking about the respective EDT version of the two, La Nuit always lasts and projects a bit better to my nose, while Bleu tends to be a bit more vapid and light
  16. Re: Is there any social status associated with the cost of perfume?

    In theory, apparently so. However, with so many great fragrances available cheaply, along with equally many overpriced fragrances still being not just bestsellers, but instantly recognizable SOTDs...
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    Re: The "last letter of a fragrance" game

    Arpege
  18. Re: Nip Tuck mentions Creed in an Episode and the price.

    Thanks for sharing, while always knowing how famous this house was, never knew it had quite such an impact on popular culture
  19. Re: Would you rather have one amazing scent that costs $300 or 4 mediocre scents at that same price?

    Would go even further and choose one great 300$ fragrance, instead of 4-5 mediocre ones (even if it is very difficult in real life to find mediocre fragrances within this particular price category)...
  20. Re: Would you rather have one amazing scent that costs $300 or 4 mediocre scents at that same price?

    Quality over/before quantity
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    Re: The "last letter of a fragrance" game

    30cc/50cc/100cc (Chevignon)
  22. Re: recommendations for spicy incense with longevity.

    Maybe also Jaipur Homme EDP, granted, little or no incense, but at making up when regarding opulent, rich spiciness
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, May 24, 2015

    SOTE: Lapidus pour Homme
  24. Re: Is there a classier version of Curve out there? Niche options, even?

    Perhaps also the fruitier fragrances/flankers within the Blu Mediterraneo line by ADP (especially the one centered around the almond or the tangerine note)
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    Re: What is a "boozy" note?

    It can be both an alcoholic note and also a note reminding of the various scents/smells/fragrant associations imparted, conserved, rendered, suggested by certain alcoholic beverages, be it something...
  26. Re: Prada LUNA ROSSA SPORT = Le Male + Luna Rossa + Lolita Au Masculin = a pure perfection

    Thanks for the recommendation, will definitely have to test this
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    Re: Givenchy Gentleman question

    So far, from the perspective of my personal sense of smell, never noticed much of a difference between the two, no significant variations
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    Re: The "last letter of a fragrance" game

    Endymion
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    Re: Boss Bottled Intense is pretty bad ass

    Never tried this either so far, though some of the SAs in the local fragrance stores praised this newly released fragrance quite much- at least, this means plenty of opportunities to try and to...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, May 24, 2015

    SOTD: Yardley Citrus&Wood
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 24th May 2015

    For testing purposes alone: Naturelle Osmanthus on my left wrist
  32. Re: Goodbye from my collection, Mugler Cologne (and a few others)

    He is lucky to have a friend like your and Mugler Cologne is indeed a great gift choice, as an altogether good fragrance
  33. Thread: L'Occitane

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    Re: L'Occitane

    Fully agree, especially fragrances like Eau des Baux, Cade, Verdon, Vetyver and a few more like these could easily pass for good designer and even designer exclusive, almost as niche fragrances in...
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    Poll: Re: Bleu de Chanel or Allure Homme Sport?

    Bleu, especially as EDP
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    Poll: Re: Bleu de Chanel or La Nuit de l'Homme

    La Nuit if compared to the EDT version of Bleu, however the EDP version of Bleu is slightly better than both its EDT counterpart and La Nuit- in my opinion
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    Re: Opaque bottles drive me crazy

    The 100% opaque are the worst in my opinion, as it gets s difficult after a certain pint to estimate the juice left and/or to decide whether a backup purchase is justified or not
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    Re: Amouage, Serge Lutens and Tom Ford

    In no particular order- both TF- represented especially by Grey Vtiver, Black Orchid, White Patchouli, Noir de Noir and Serge Lutens- mainly due to Ambre Sultan and Chypre Rouge are both quite...
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    Re: Bel Ami Vetiver - Where's the love?

    Would definitely love to try it, but neither regular stores nor online retailers seem to have any samples where I live. Still remaining among the top rated "to test" choices of mine, yet the simple...
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    Re: Good taste?

    Perceptions on good taste and what exactly this involves will always remain subjective, yet on the other hand tending to agree that there a few very truly poignant examples of fragrances that remain...
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    Re: Fragrance that disapointed you the most

    Several popular choices- at least by the time of their release, if not even now- like Cool Water, Good Life, ADG, Curve, Sculpture Homme, never got to fully understand their hype, at least so far
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    Re: TERRE D'HERMES summer or winter

    All year, easily
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 23rd May 2015

    Yves Rocher Cypres & Pamplemousse
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    Re: Cartier Declaration over the years.

    It notes are largely unchanged to my nose - even though the actual longevity performances may have weakened a bit
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    Re: what do you do??

    As previously mentioned on the other thread: freelance translator/interpreter
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    Re: Polo green alternative

    Perhaps also Loewe para Hombre, Guy Laroche Horizon, YSL pour Homme Concentree, Versace l'Homme
  46. Re: TDH has to be the best all time professional office fragrance

    In my opinion, both the EDT version and the Eau Tres Fraiche flanker are quite office-appropriate
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    Re: I was feeling experimental....

    Thanks for sharing these impressions/experiences with us- good ideas for future layering
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    Re: The "last letter of a fragrance" game

    Eternity
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    Re: SOTD now shows in forum posts

    Thanks and congratulations for this wonderful feature, highly interesting and informative!
  50. Re: I'm looking for a fragrance that suits me!

    Perhaps also Mugler Pure Shot- both freshness appropriate for high temperatures, but also a hint of boozy tones
  51. Re: Finally, Aventus Femme will be out this year!

    Eager to test this one, especially as a gift idea for someone special
  52. Poll: Re: Spicebomb vs Allure Homme Sport Eau Extreme vs Eau Sauvage Parfum

    Eau Sauvage Parfum- from a personal viewpoint, regarding all requirements listed
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    Re: battle of the Vetivers!

    Among others:

    Creed OV
    TF Grey Vetiver
    Lanvin Vetyver
    Chopard Noble Vetiver
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 23rd May 2015

    SOTD: Woods of Windsor Pomegranate & Hibiscus
  55. Re: Watches, aftershave, shoes, sunglasses... what else?

    Guess that consistent quality is important in almost any product/good that is not destined for immediate consumption, nor expendable, destined for basic needs alone etc.

    Leather goods- especially...
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    Re: got me some 4711 today

    Congratulations and enjoy! In spite of so much exposure to significantly more expensive fragrances, this one remained a favorite over the years, with little or no indications of change in near...
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    Re: What have you STILL not tried?

    Several hundreds of fragrances I am currently interested in, with at least one notably famous name among these: Aventus, along with various designer exclusive lines
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    Re: SOTD Friday 22nd May 2015

    Ed Hardy Man
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    Re: Xerjoff uden

    From a personal viewpoint, yes, but only with previous sampling
  60. Re: What are some modern fresh synthetic aquatic with a touch of spices recommendations?

    Perhaps also Boss Elements Aqua
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    Re: I'm pretty much done! Well...almost.

    Definitely good to have already found what you enjoy the most- personally still having quite a lot to discover, experiment and test, but happy for everyone who is "already there"
  62. Re: How much have your tastes changed since you started?

    Certain basic preferences are still there, certain favorite notes, houses, categories and, moving on from here, some of my tastes have expanded. Yet many of the initial tastes remained the same,...
  63. Re: Variety AND Consistency - your balance?

    Variations within the same fragrance theme can be indeed a solution for easily, readily and conveniently finding diversity for any occasion. However, from a personal viewpoint, relied more on a quite...
  64. Re: I have a nightmare story and you all will despise me

    No hate and not even the slightest objection from a personal viewpoint bearing mind that (considering my fragrance preferences and habits) I could have been easily and quite likely in the same...
  65. Re: FFS...fragrance frustration syndrome lol

    Usually,have so far been fortunate enough to decide quite quickly, among various samples and testers, what I actually like and what not so much
  66. Re: Opinions on newest formulation of fahrenheit?

    Having no problem with this one and would probably still own/wear it in the current formulation
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 21st May 2015

    Halston Z14
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    Re: What fragrance should buy?

    in no particular order, any of these three from the thread-starting list, with an equally good opinion about both the actual fragrance and its longevity/projection performances: Dior Homme Intense,...
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    Re: Invading Personal Space?

    If having to go to a place that is traditionally, even if not always officially "fragrance free", like e.g. hospitals, offices, public transportation etc. for some reason, either going completely...
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    Re: What makes your eyes glaze over?

    Usually the top 10, 20 of fragrances declared as bestselling, most popular, in various other ways the best, even though some of them may be actually good in spite of all the marketing phenomenon...
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    Re: It Finally Happened........

    Sorry it happened, but then again, perhaps she never got to fully appreciate PE, far less than indicating that you may (or may not) be "that cologne guy"
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    Re: How many fragrances do you own

    87 different fragrance brands/titles/names, a little over 100 if the backups are also being taken into consideration (however only counting full bottles and strictly the fragrances in various,...
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    Re: La Nuit de l`Homme but stronger?

    Seconding especially the Eau de Parfum flanker suggestion
  74. Re: Is there pride in wearing samples and/or splits?

    From a rather belated personal viewpoint: as long as the fragrance is good, it matters very little, close to not at all, whether it was applied from a full bottle or a sample/split. Surely, a full...
  75. Re: which is mintier bleu de chanel EDT or EDP

    EDT by far- and like correctly aforementioned, far more pronounced not just on the minty, also most of the fresher notes in general
  76. Poll: Re: Eau Sauvage Parfum vs Fahrenheit Le Parfum

    This is a difficult answer, since I love both almost equally, but while they are quite equally rated in terms of both requirement and Fahrenheit Parfum does slightly better in the last three...
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    Re: The "last letter of a fragrance" game

    212 Men
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    Re: Best young man clubbing scents?

    Welcome, would also consider ADG Essenza
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    Re: Just got my OS

    Congratulations and enjoy wearing it! A solidly good Creed classic.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 19th May 2015

    Happy birthday!

    Wearing Lancetti Uomo today
  81. Re: What do you think are the sweetst and spiciest fragrances?

    (in no particular order, among many others I may have tried and with no clear separation between designer, niche and even a few mass market choices)

    Sweetest: Sculpture Homme by Nikos, One...
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    Re: Looking for a casual fall/winter scent

    My belated recommendation: perhaps also Rive Gauche pour Homme might work, one of the most recently released "classic style" fragrances released yet with a distinctly contemporary feel to it, while...
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    Re: The "last letter of a fragrance" game

    40M (by Asama)
  84. Re: Do people mistake your Green Irish Tweed for Cool Water?

    Never worn either as SOTD (aside from any extensive testings of both) so far and even less in parallel and/or over a relatively short period of time, but would not be particularly bothered about this...
  85. Re: Spiciest modern designer fragrance... help!!!

    Zara Spicy- in spite of the obviously predictable name, it is actually an affordable choice among trendy spicy designer fragrances
    Dsquared Potion
    Azzaro Visit, Bright Visit and Elixir
    Solo and...
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    Re: the most versatile

    Among others:

    Givenchy pour Homme Blue Label
    Gucci pour Homme II
    Mugler Cologne
    Aqua di Roma Uomo
    Best of Chevignon by Chevignon
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    Re: Gucci Nobile - similar?

    Perhaps to a very limited extent: Davidoff Relax and Loewe para Hombre
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    Re: I'm torn. Spice bomb or Chanel Bleu EDP

    Would go for Bleu de Chanel EDP
  89. Re: Dead horse question about Dior Homme/Intense

    Dior Homme for office summer wear, while Intense more likelier for summer afternoons/evenings (hopefully outside of the office, but quite appropriate even if the working hours at the office are...
  90. Re: Reformulation hysteria on here is comically intense.

    Thankfully, not all fragrances get reformulated and not all reformulations go wrong- among the few consolations about this phenomenon
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    Re: Dior Homme cologne

    One of the better recent casual/fresh fragrances, in my opinion and also among the better Dior Homme flankers.

    Congratulations and enjoy!
  92. Re: What's your wardrobe stock in volume and years?

    Even in the most pessimistic/reserved estimations, however taking not just standalone fragrances, but also backups, fragrances not listed (yet) in the BN databases etc., even if I used fragrance...
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    Re: Fragrance headache

    Since I was 6 years old (and being to young to wear fragrances back then, it was almost certainly the fragrance of someone else) and got pretty much my first and last headache back then, luckily...
  94. Re: How come Bentley For Men Intense is so cheap these days?

    Never found it particularly cheap with the local sources (both online and regular retail) I usually relied on, but might have to look them up again, in order to see whether the price has gone down...
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    Poll: Re: Which of these frags smell the best?

    La Nuit and One Million in no particular order, closely followed by Play Intense- from a personal viewpoint
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    Re: perfect female fragrance for men

    Also adding Chanel No. 19 (especially as EDP) and Coco Noir, Dior Addict, Bvlgari Jasmin Noir, TF White Patchouli, Ralph Lauren Romance and Silences de Jacomo to this already impressive, very diverse...
  97. Re: Green Irish Tweed aka Niche Flexall 454 smells old.

    Never perceived this one as too old smelling, dated or unfashionable in any way- if there may be some minor, almost negligible inconveniences about it, this fragrance always came off almost too...
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    Re: your perfect fragrance

    As mentioned on various other threads: Armani Eau pour Homme, honorable mention- it becomes more difficult here, because there too many great fragrances to be considered
  99. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Actually yesterday: tried Lapidus pour Homme for the first time after a blind buy and enjoyed it
  100. Re: Does Kilian Hennessy have his own rehab clinic?

    With apologies if it may be smore or less off-topic: At first, almost misread and thought it may be an insider joke- referring not so much to his fragrance activity, but to his family background (one...
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