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    Re: Today I Bought August 2014

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    After so many years hunting for this gem... today I finally got lucky, considering how hard it is to find this one! (at least here) :vrolijk_26:
  2. Re: Nikos Sculpture - talk me into it or out of it!

    This fragrance always reminds me of Minotaure by Paloma Picasso. Had both, loved both, although Nikos had better longevity on my skin. Great inexpensive scent ! :wink:
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    Re: Nautica Voyage

    Yeah, itīs one of the best "bang for buck" fragrances out there. ;) I kind of abused this juice a couple of times and had some headaches. Now Iīll just spray it 2-3 times and thatīs enough for a...
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    Re: A sniff down memory lane

    Canoe and Paco Rabanne reminds me of my father. R.I.P. Miss you !

    Halloween for women, reminds me of that first girl.
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    Re: Worst cologne you've ever smelled???????????

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.1251.jpg

    Pink juice is evil and putrid and after so many years it just wonīt die. :undecided:
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    Re: Next fragrances you plan on purchasing?

    Well, after so many years I might end up getting the very well known 212. Kind of late on this one, considering it was launched way back in 1999. Never really cared for it all these years, but hey, I...
  7. Re: Azzaro Visit? Opinions of currrent basenoters are needed!

    Love it ! Probably one of the most long - lasting scents, at least on my skin. Quorum Silver is another great option, albeit Azzaro Visit has better projection and longevity.
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    Re: 2 Word Reviews

    Escada Magnetism - Grape Soda
    Ferragamo Black- The underrated
    Xeryus Rouge- Sweet chile
    Cuba Gold - Better male :vrolijk_1:
    Dunhill Desire- Sexual bomb
    Hanae Mori - Crowd pleaser
    Zihr Ikon -...
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    Re: Best of the best of the 80's

    http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51bqkgPpa-L._SY300_.jpg

    Long live the 80s , shame thereīs no time machine to go back to those wonderful years.
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    Re: A Great Day with H.M. by Hanae Mori (EDT)

    Love it, not really known where I live, so extra brownie points for that. :thumbsup:
  11. Thread: canoe by dana

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    Re: canoe by dana

    So many memories with this one! And it even has the flag of my country, LOL:thumbsup:

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.4590.jpg
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    Re: Don't compliments from males matter?

    Hahaha !
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    Re: Are the Cheapies Really Worth It?

    Absolutely. Quorum Silver, Cuba Gold, Cuba Prestige, Mesmerize (Avon), Azzaro Visit, Zihr Ikon, Victorinox Swiss Army Classic and Cigar (Remy Latour) are some of the "cheapies" that I really enjoy...
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    Re: Vampire church incense suggestions

    This.
    Now that you mention vampires, Salvador Dali is approved by the one and only Nosferatu :thumbsup: :cheesy:

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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Xeryus Rouge and Dunhill Desire continue being my number one compliment getters. Curiously, both bottles are red. :wink:
  16. Re: What is the most melancholy fragrance you can think of?

    Right on, I get this early 90īs kind of melancholic vibe with this scent, but not in a depressing or dark kind of way. I can totally relate this fragrance to Mazzy Stars "Fade into you" early 90s ...
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    Re: Best Performing Budget Fragrances

    Cuba Gold, Cuba Royal, Bogart line of fragrances, Wings by Giorgio Beverly Hills ( Cool Water on steroids) and last but not least, the devils own fragrance ... Salvador Dali ( this evil juice just...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Excellent and very "under the radar" fragrance. Lately I've been getting a lot of attention from Dunhill Desire, which is not very common in my country. Beautiful bottle IMO.


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    Re: Fragrances you lost passion for

    +1
    Happened to me with Rive Gauche. It was such a versatile scent that I would wear it when I wouldn't want to wear anything else and used it so much that I got tired of it. Really loved this...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Whoa, update after over a year of not being around here.


    And still número 1 is Xeryus Rouge

    Followed by...

    Ferragamo Black (underrated IMO)
    Swiss Army (cheapy but lots of compliments)...
  21. Re: Cult favourites which you personally don't care for

    Kouros
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    Re: bulgari blu notte pour homme review

    Iīve enjoyed this fragrance for several years but unfortunately longevity is very mediocre. At most 3 hours... :(
  23. Re: whats your honest opinion on jean paul le male?

    Loewe rocks! Esencia de Loewe is just class in a bottle. Going back to Cuba Gold, you really canīt go wrong with it. I need to check their other "cigars" and see if theyīre as good as the gold one....
  24. Re: whats your honest opinion on jean paul le male?

    Just like the post above, not a fan. Although I do enjoy once in while the less obnoxious and cheaper Cuba Gold. :)
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    Re: What "womens" frags work great for men

    The kiss of the dragon , my favorite :)

    http://pushpressies.com/store/image/1637900838941903/le-baiser-du-dragon-perfume-for-women-1-oz-eau-de-parfum-spray/
  26. Re: After 20 years of disliking Cool Water, I have been converted.

    Iīve enjoyed Coolwater for many years, although thereīs lots of hate against this fragrance in the community. I would also recommend "Wings" by Giorgio Beverly Hills. Imagine Coolwater but on...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    New update:

    The very underrated Ferragamo Black, the not so popular Xeryus Rouge, the Escada Magnetism pepsi cola bomb and the ultra cheapy Swiss Army continue being my top compliment getters. ...
  28. Re: Copies/Clones/Etc that you like more than the real thing

    Agreed. The spicier and much more appealing version of ADG with better longevity at a fraction of the original.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    My usual compliment getters are Xeryus Rouge, Ferragamo Black and Escada Magnetism, but last week I went on a shopping spree and got myself a bottle of Lolita Lempicka Au Masculin, which I heard...
  30. Re: Any weak fragrance that literally smells close to nothing?

    Banana Republic Classic, 15 minutes later and itīs gone.
  31. Re: Unabashedly, boldly, in-your-face masculine fragrance? Any recommendations?

    http://www.perfumeemporium.com/BigPics_m/Yatagan_m.jpg

    =

    http://www.fanboy.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/clintgoodbad.jpg
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    Re: Escada Magnetism, phantom/ghost fragrance?

    Yeah, I think that must be the reason why this happens so much with this fragrance.
  33. Re: the scent which really puts a spell on people!

    http://cocktailsandcologne.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/yatagan.jpg


    While I canīt say it exactly puts a spell on people, this is the look I always receive (cats included) when wearing this...
  34. Re: What's the harshest or "unfriendliest" cologne ever?

    Oh, this is easy... this stuff isnīt headache inducing. Itīs flat out migraine my-head-is-gonna-blow-up in pain!
    ...
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    Re: Escada Magnetism, phantom/ghost fragrance?

    Itīs certainly unique, very different from other fragrances and although I wouldnīt say I have "hunted" (lol) with it, the feedback from the opposite sex has been quite good. :)

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  36. Re: List 5 outstanding under the radar fragrances.

    Ferragamo Black
    Portfolio Elite
    Azzaro Visit
    Absinthe Christian Lacroix
    Ambre Baldessarini
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    Re: Need some advice for a classy scent

    Class in a bottle? Totally worth it , albeit kind of hard to find nowadays.

    http://www.basenotes.net/photos/st/26120587.jpg


    If I had to choose between the two you mentioned, it would be...
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    Escada Magnetism, phantom/ghost fragrance?

    Anyone noticed how this rare and discontinued magical juice becomes like some kind of ghost, appearing and disappearing when you least expect it? I try to smell it where I sprayed it on my arm and...
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    Re: Best "Bang" for your buck

    Bogart Pour homme and Nautica Voyage ( uber inexpensive frag but totally worth it)
  40. Re: Your latest fragrance comment by others; positive or negative

    Okay, so Iīve been lately intrigued by a cheapy that dates back to the 70īs but never paid attention to it ( maybe the uber cheesy name has something to do with it). Last week I found JOVAN Sex...
  41. Re: What fragrances do you like to smell on a man??

    Where I used to work, one of the guys in the office wore TSAR. Pretty damn good chemistry it had with him and I love this fragrance!
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    Re: "Female" fragrances that arnt too feminine for men.

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.310.jpg

    The only "female" fragrance Iīve had (besides Midnight Poison) in my collection. I wear this proudly and with confidence and have received good...
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    Re: The most fleeting cologne of all...

    Banana Republic Classic
  44. Re: A scent that don't leave the room until long after I'm left? (Help?)

    Agreed. One Man Show gold edition has nuclear sillage. This juice even puts to shame Ted Lapidus pour homme ! And thatīs no easy task... lol

    Notice the "highly concentrated" words. :evil:
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  45. Re: Fragrances that you will continually replace/never be without

    I have this one from a friend who sells AVON products. Itīs definitely a sleeper "under the radar" fragrance. Unfortunately longevity is very poor, only lasting a couple of hours on my skin. A shame...
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    Lībel fragrances for men

    Has anyone tried this brand? Any experience with their fragrances ? I tested this weekend their line of menīs fragrances and was quite impressed with 1200C. Reminded me of Gucci Envy, but stronger...
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    Re: Avons Best Men's Fragrance

    Christian Lacroix Absynthe. Too bad it had terrible longevity and only lasted a couple of hours on my skin. :(
  48. Re: Which male fragrances have you smelled on females?

    Minotaure and Nikos Sculpture.
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    Re: The Most Sexiest Male fragrance around

    These two :

    http://www.escentual.com/images/catalog/1000091/0005/1000091_0005-original.jpg

    http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41McPmEyRIL._SL500_AA300_.jpg
  50. Re: Your Top 3 popular fragrances that you just don't like

    Popular with the masses

    * 1 million by Paco Rabanne
    * Anything else that has that "bubble gum" element ...
  51. Re: Finally tried Polo Green - what in the he** man?!?!

    If you canīt handle Polo, how will you do when applying Santos de Cartier and Antaeus from the same era?
  52. Re: Fragrances that can suck the oxygen out of a room

    Wings by Giorgio Beverly Hills... this stuff transforms oxygen molecules into toxic levels of lavender instantly.

    Definitely one of the most suffocating fragrances from my collection.
  53. Re: Lapidus Pour Homme? Not for the weak at heart.

    I used to believe Lapidus Pour Homme was the the strongest projecting male fragrance ever until this beast came out...
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  54. Re: Your favourite mainstream Oriental/Gourmand... Ever

    Jaipur and Opium, although the one below will always have a special place. Good look finding it nowdays!

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    Re: One or two sprays, amazing longevity.

    http://www.perfumela.com/images/full/Xeryus-Rouge.jpg

    The intense red and sweet concoction outlasts all of my other fragrances, having Wings by Giorgio Beverly Hills as a close second.
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    Re: Your most formal fragrance

    Dicontinued years ago, lucky to still have two bottles left.

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.3062.jpg
  57. Re: "Original" fragrances for going to the Club/Bar?

    Ferragamo Black, Xeryus Rouge and Paco Rabanne Black XS l'exces (imo better than the original one)
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    Re: What is THE 90s fragrance?

    This one like a time machine transports me back to the 90s.

    http://www.perfumesia.com/899-large/jesus-del-pozo-quasar-edt-vapo-125ml.jpg
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    Re: (book/magazine) paper + glue-adhesive smell

    Magazine/newspaper inky smell:

    http://www.punmiris.com/images/secundar/o.5632.jpg
    Quasar by Jesus del Pozo
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    Poll: Re: Azzaro Chrome Legend vs Nautica Voyage!

    Voyage
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    Re: Review: Uomo? Moschino by Moschino

    Used this one back in the day but I prefer the new Moschino Forever.
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    Re: Something clean and herbal?

    Do you mean this one ? http://www.makrofragrance.com/images/11/tm34u.jpg

    Because theyīre back to the original bottle, although the juice isnīt the same.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Iīve been adding new fragrances to my collection but none seems to receive as much compliments as this underrated gem.

    http://i.pgcdn.com/pi/81/54/22/815422275_260.jpg

    Itīs getting very, very...
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    Re: Something clean and herbal?

    Green and herbal ?

    https://encrypted-tbn1.google.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcS-wa3FUX6xjTwickaiGprGTmMuoo1ZaSyli7XSedzifS8Z6V_y


    One of the deepest herbal openings Iīve ever tried. Very refined...
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    Re: Lacoste Essential: Essentially Awful

    Donīt like this one, but strangely I do kind of enjoy the sport version. Strange thing is being a "sport" version, the projection and longevity is quite good...
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    Re: What's the ultimate Alpha Male scent?

    http://cocktailsandcologne.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/yatagan.jpg


    Approved by the man...:happy:

    http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_0CJ1I2Xy7GE/S9xdr1eyDgI/AAAAAAAAANM/m0n_cP4a8IA/s1600/clint.jpg
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    Re: 2 Word Reviews

    Yatagan: Rough Rider
    Esencia de Loewe: Class Act
    Encre Noire : Holy Smoke
  68. Re: What Do You Wear Purely For Your Own Enjoyment, all alone...?

    This
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    Re: I got money to spend what should i consider

    Well, as a "panty dropper" I wouldnīt know, but if you mean a fragrance that receives great response from the opposite sex then that would be Ferragamo Black, Versace Dreamer and Xeryus Rouge.
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    Re: I got money to spend what should i consider

    Well, as a "panty dropper" I wouldnīt know, but if you mean a fragrance that receives great response from the opposite sex then that would be Ferragamo Black, Versace Dreamer and Xeryus Rouge.
  71. Re: Tell us about one fragrance you really want but have not purchased yet and why.

    Iīve read so much about Creed Aventus on these boards ( probably the most hyped fragrance) and I would really like to know whatīs all the deal about. Unfortunately there are no Creed stores in my...
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    Re: What's the Cologne you Hate the most?

    Oh, this is easy...

    http://dybeulj0jdhd2.cloudfront.net/lines/images/10004531/old_line_page/34de4cd37d0bda88c018c51fb65ae79fba66a92c.jpg?1256764353


    Just looking at that nasty pink bottle...
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    Re: perfume that would match me

    I know itīs not in your list, but you should definitely give Tsar a look.
  74. Thread: Is it me?

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    Re: Is it me?

    Xeryus Rogue, Opium, Hanae Mori, Yatagan,Tsar, Jaipur, Animale Animale, Nautica Voyage and Wings have excellent longevity... just to name a few.
  75. Re: What fragance brought you most compliments in your office ? ( from colleagues)

    Xeryus Rouge, LīOccitane Atlas Cedar eau de parfum and Swiss Army Classic.
  76. Thread: Ferrari Black

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    Re: Ferrari Black

    Iīve made the same comment at least three times here. This one of those "under the radar" fragrances that people seem to overlook. Itīs a beautiful fragrance with excellent longevity and very good...
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    Re: L'occitane... My new favorite house

    Now if only LīOccitane would make a CADE edt or parfum....:coolold:
  78. Re: Fragrances you unfortunately can't get rid of...

    My ex-boss gave me a bottle of Polo The Big Pony Collection number four. Heīs a great guy, but unfortunately this has got to be one of the most insipid and bland fragrances in modern perfumery. Itīs...
  79. Re: My first "blind" (budget) Cologne purchase since my return to BN. Care to take a guess ?

    Azzaro Visit
  80. Re: Which Scent has a lot of Booze in it? Rum,Gin,Whiskey You name it Baby..

    Ambré Baldessarini for a whisky note.
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    Re: A Great Day with Gucci Envy

    Itīs been years since I saw a bottle of this and unfortunately impossible to find here. :(
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    Re: Versace Dreamer

    Agreed, I reach ataraxia with this juice. Heck, even the bottle and box art are beautiful!

    http://www.theperfumeshop.com/pws/images/catalogue/products/6250/large/6250.jpg
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    Re: L'occitane... My new favorite house

    Yeah, I just checked and theyīre charging 200 dollars... Insane! :shocked:
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    Re: Versace the Dreamer smells like cough syrup

    Agreed, I would also add that itīs like reaching ataraxia.
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    Re: L'occitane... My new favorite house

    From what the sales rep. told me it has been discontinued in several countries worlwide. Unfortunately, I only have one backup bottle left that will hopefully last me through the next years.
    Have...
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    Re: L'occitane... My new favorite house

    I wholeheartedly recommend that you look for the crown of menīs line of fragrances from LīOccitane. Unfortunately discontinued in several countries, you might be lucky if you find it!

    "Eau des 4...
  87. Poll: Re: Perfume Factoid battle Round One: Vincent Marcello

    My vote goes to the ottoman sabre.
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    Re: Best fragrance for the gym and just after

    No, itīs not niche but itīs great after a long gym workout.

    http://www.mytrendylady.com/img/products/products_21374_162237705everlast-original-edt-m%D0%B0%D0%BD.jpg
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    Re: Versace Dreamer

    I donīt find the opening as harsh and controversial as some people make it up to be. My only issue with this lovely fragrance is the longevity. On my skin it lasts around 4-5 hours, not the 10 or...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012

    http://www.punmiris.com/images/secundar/o.8826.jpg
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    Re: What have people told you that you smell like?

    Okay, the one I always remember would be "hueles a chivo" which translated to english means "you smell like a billy goat" - Yatagan by Caron :grin:
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    Re: What have people told you that you smell like?

    Hahaha good one! :evil:
  93. Re: Which of your favorite fragrances have gotten the worst insults on Basenotes?

    Seems like Xeryus Rouge has some haters around here... and I couldn't care less. :tongue:
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    Re: Ted Lapidus Black Extreme - EXCELLENT !!!

    I love Xeryus Rouge so Iīll be keeping an eye on this one. Thanks for the info !
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    Re: Intoxicating fragrances in your collection

    Iīve been lately very intoxicated by Ferragamo Black, very underrated fragrance IMO.
  96. Re: All-natural: masculine, long-lasting, affordable, non-weird

    Neither did I when I recommended the " 4 thieves" :vrolijk_26:

    Thanks for answering the signature. LOL, I guess youīre right!
  97. Re: All-natural: masculine, long-lasting, affordable, non-weird

    Very good choice but if you find this gem, then go for it!

    http://img.loccitane.com/P.aspx?l=&s=215&e=jpg&id=20ET100VO
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    Re: Dental Offices

    Opium
    Loewe 7
  99. Re: Your Top 3 cheapie-frags for Spring & Summer ?

    Nautica Voyage
    Swiss Army Classic
    Wings by Giorgo Beverly Hills
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    Re: The perfect scent!?

    I would also say TSAR but thinking about it, I would prefer this one more:

    http://cocktailsandcologne.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/yatagan.jpg
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