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    Re: Summer Scent for Office- HIGH QUALITY

    Navegar and Caron pour un Homme springs to mind.
  2. Thread: Aomassai?

    by Noalick
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    Re: Aomassai?

    As soon as I made the connection with IKEA's scented vanilla candles, I couldn't think of anything else upon smelling Aomassai. With that said, it's not particulary bad (nor are the candles), but as...
  3. Re: Updated 15/07, pics: L'Artisan, Tom Ford, Guerlain, Heeley, Yohji Y, Serge Lutens.

    Bump. Updated 15/07 2012.

    Added a handful of scents.
  4. Re: " zero " (0 ) negative reviews in the base notes evaluation...mention 5 fragances..

    Found another one by accident, I derry-do you to buy it blind though!

    http://www.basenotes.net/ID26126365.html
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    Re: Floris Mahon Leather

    Saffron and leather though. Sounds delicious! If it's anything like Idole minus the booze, I'd take it. I have actually been to Menorca, but can't renember this Calent that is reffered to.
    ...
  6. Re: " zero " (0 ) negative reviews in the base notes evaluation...mention 5 fragances..

    I've also thought about this a lot, and so far I belive I have spotted a possible winner.

    Bois des Iles - (46) positive, (2) neutral, (0) negative. - http://www.basenotes.net/ID10210632.html
    ...
  7. Re: Pick your top 5 from the person's wardrobe above you

    Pegasus:

    Best imho:
    Musc Ravageur
    Invasion Barbare
    T42
    Tuscan Leather
    & split between Mugler Cologne and Terre D Hermes

    Didnt find anything I tried and really disliked. Maybe La Nuit is a...
  8. Re: Recommend fragrances for the person above you based on their wardrobe

    For Hilarie,

    I find that you havn't got a classic leather scent in your collection, even though there are Fahrenheit and others. Because of that I would like to recommend:

    Knize Ten
    Tom of...
  9. WANTED: Mini Perfumes / Miniatures (~5ml) of the following:

    I'm looking for mini bottles of the following fragrances. Boxed or unboxed.

    Lalique - Pour Homme Lion
    Lalique - Miniature Set of the 3 pour homme's (this one:...
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    Re: Andy Tauer 'Discovery Set' suggestion

    No I didn't, so it was a glad surprise. Turned out to be 6 experiences instead of 5.
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    Re: Andy Tauer 'Discovery Set' suggestion

    Heads up!

    I ordered a 5-set from Tauer not long ago. He included a plastically selaed scented paper of Carillon of high quality, as a gift along with my glass vials. You could probably expect...
  12. Re: If you could pick one scent for from DIPTYQUE - Which one would it be?

    I wondered when I was gonna get my first longevity problems with a scent. Sadly, Philosykos was it, and even though I enjoyed it.. it just vanished from my skin.

    Eau Lente, on the other hand.
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    Re: Male fragrance that smells like bubble gum

    Definately Outrageous by Frederic Malle. Funny no one mentioned it.
  14. Re: Creed is so far ahead of the game that it takes you months to "get" them

    I don't think there's any other form of art that suffers as much from its "frame" than perfumery; price tags, bottles, marketing, names, associations etc.

    How absurd is the fact that people...
  15. Re: Fragrances you've received negative comments on..

    Well.... he would know wouldn't he..

    Don't pay much attention to self proclaimed alpha males. Provoke them instead.
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    Re: Brad Pitt new face of Chanel #5

    LOL, brilliant. :D

    I belive Cartier would have their sales and marketing department aiming their campaigning efforts towards the royal houses, where money is still extractable. First up, La baiser...
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    Re: Brad Pitt new face of Chanel #5

    You might be onto something here, presenting some interesting facts :D

    Though, consider the consequences if the whole industry comes crashing down on us once Chanel has put the snowball in motion....
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    Re: Incense: Whats your favorite rendition?

    Maybe he was wearing Gucci Pour Homme? Despite being discontiuned it's something you can stumble across in a gym.

    I like LADDM, Rien by ELO and Hinoki.

    I find it quite hard to wear strong...
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    Poll: Re: Acqua di parma Blue Mediterraneo

    Honestly, I think this whole line is amazing. I wasn't expecting it at all, but after sampling each scent I must admit they're all (yes, all) really beautiful. Beats me how this happened! :o
  20. Re: Definitive proof spicebomb is the one you want!

    Same here! All I was thinking was "toyboy", lol!

    On Topic: On a serious not though, glad you find your elixir. :)
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    Re: Brad Pitt new face of Chanel #5

    Mayday! Mayday!

    If they play the "Chanel No.5 homme" card, they're signaling a far more worse global economic crisis than we thought! Time to stock up on beans and corned beef if the ads pop up.
  22. Re: Luca Turin & Tania Sanchez Paperback Edition, worthy purchase?

    LOL. :)
    That's for sure.

    I'll probably be grabbing an ex soon.
  23. Updated 15/07, pics: L'Artisan, Tom Ford, Guerlain, Heeley, Yohji Y, Serge Lutens.

    Howdy Basenoters!

    I've got a few bottles up for swapping!

    http://oomp.eu/images/EQDJH.jpg
    Guerlian - Mitsouko EDT 50ml, 95%+. Balmain - Ambre Gris 100ml, 80%+. Heeley - Iris de Nuit 100ml,...
  24. Re: Luca Turin & Tania Sanchez Paperback Edition, worthy purchase?

    Thanks a lot maryandtheboys! That's a great roundup.:vrolijk_26:
  25. Re: Luca Turin & Tania Sanchez Paperback Edition, worthy purchase?

    Thanks a lot for the insight Cacio. As a matter of fact I own the Little Book at this very moment, but I bought it just so I could give it away to a friend as an introduction to the perfume world....
  26. Re: Luca Turin & Tania Sanchez Paperback Edition, worthy purchase?

    Thanks for the replies. I'm not really interested in classics because the A-Z guide seems to have covered most, and there's always internet to fill the gaps.

    I'm leaning towards buying a copy....
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    Re: What are your Top 5 Bond no. 9....

    Bit intrigued that no one (not many at least) have mentioned Fire Island. That one and Brooklyn are the most interesting for me. Hope that helped in some regard.
  28. Luca Turin & Tania Sanchez Paperback Edition, worthy purchase?

    I was very intrigued by the A-Z guide. Carrying with me a healthy perspective to the subjectivness of the book, I was still able to to pin point down fragrances that I later sampled, and in a few...
  29. Re: L'artisan Premier Figuier vs Premier Figuier Extreme

    I thought I'd sneak in on this.

    I just came over the very beautiful limited edition bottle of PFE (a dark green bottle, in the shape of a fig) at an affordable pricetag. I own a lot of scents that...
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    Re: Any Suggestions?

    I'd go with a very special and light vetiver oriented scent and my suggestion would be Kenzo Air. There's a fleeting anise note that will make it stand out from the rest. I've only gotten very nice...
  31. Poll: Re: Which to get first: Musc Ravageur or New Haarlem

    Much easier to motivate a full bottle of MR than NH. It's simply more special in my opinion.

    Sidenote: Both are created by the same artist, Maurice Roucel.
  32. Re: Hermes Vétiver Tonka... Anything That Smells This Sweet With Vétiver?

    Now that I double checked it seems like Vetiver Dance has Tonka bean listed as one of the basenotes. I guess I wasn't wrong in my first post.
  33. Re: Hermes Vétiver Tonka... Anything That Smells This Sweet With Vétiver?

    If I'm not mistaken (I've owned both) I'd put Tauers Vetiver Dance and Vetiver Tonka in the same vetiver category.

    Tauers take on the Vetiver sure has powedery qualities. Like green straws...
  34. Re: New Haarlem vs. Ambre Narguile vs. Spirituese Double Vanille vs. Tobacco Vanille

    I was a bit underwhelmed by New Harleem even if it's definately good. If it has holy grail status with you check out Penhaligons Endymion as well. Coffee, to me, never gets better than when you drown...
  35. Re: I am accumulating so many fragrance that I can't wear all of them

    Time for some mind boggling excercise then...

    I'm against "seasonal scents". Try something different and wear what you call a winter scent during the summer. Try! It might turn out beautiful.
  36. Thread: Chergui

    by Noalick
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    Re: Chergui

    My guilty pleasure for many years was Givenchy Pi. An all throughout sweet and harmless scent, but as my nose became more educated this one turned boring and managed only to conjure a picture of a...
  37. Thread: Skaane, Sweden

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    Re: Skaane, Sweden

    Is this the store that today goes by the name "Parelle"? Do you know if they keep any special rare scents as of today?
  38. Re: REPORT: First Ever INFJ Scandinavian Basenoters Meetup

    What a beautiful and detailed summary, Dimitri, in true INFJ spirit indeed! I am glad that we got all those wonderful memories to take home with us.

    Not to break any illusions about the...
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    Re: S o T D - Monday, February 16th '09

    Today I will be wearing Jaipur Homme. It was too long ago!

    Mike - 10.000 posts.. stunning. And thanks for so many enthusiastic posts filled with knowledge and experience!
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    Re: Best masculine florals for men

    Take a closer look at Ténéré by Paco Rabanne; one of the first florals for men (lavender, jasmine, iris, lily of the valley) and definately very masculine by todays standards. I urge you to read the...
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    Re: S o T D - Friday, February 6

    http://perfume.blox.pl/resource/amethyst.jpg

    Oliver Durbano - Amethyst
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    Re: SotD, Thursday 5 Feb 09

    http://perfumeposse.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/bond-brooklyn.jpg

    Giving it the first try today!
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    Re: Dior Homme in the summer?

    Easy peasy! Just make sure you go with one of the lesser concentrations. The intense verison can be a bit too gourmand for summer days, but that's my 2 cents. :)
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    Re: SotD - Wednesday, 04 Feb 09

    http://www.strawberrynet.com/images/products/04842391405.jpg
    Not even half-bad!
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    Re: SotD - Tuesday, 03 Feb 08

    http://www.fragrantica.com/images/perfume/nd.3768.jpg

    Montale - Sweet Oriental Dream
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    Re: Sweet/Sugary/Gourmand Scents

    Jaipur Homme is a good masculine vanilla-scent.
    If you're looking into Dior Homme; give the intense verision an extra wearing, it's the more gourmand-like of the three (cologne, edt, edp/intense)....
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    Re: SotD, Monday, 2 February

    http://i220.photobucket.com/albums/dd44/iossif23/New_Haarlem__sized_cr.jpg

    Finally... fiiiiinally! :)
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    Re: The scent of rain

    Demeter actually has this one:

    http://www.demeterfragrance.com/images/product/left/rain-Left.jpg
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    Re: SotD - Saturday, 31 Jan 09

    http://www.notes.co.il/salant/user/TEY0010000268.jpg !

    Top: rose, orris, daffodil
    Heart: ginger, cinnamon, saffron
    Base: castoreum, peru balsam, benzoin, musk
    (Dzing!)
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    Re: I've just bought Lalique Equus!

    Right choice based on what? Haha. :)

    Ofcourse, Lalique is one of my favourite houses and I own both Faune and Lion and looking forward to complete the trio in the future. I'd say congratulations...
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    Re: SotD - January 29, 2009

    http://www.luckyscent.com/images/products/36904.jpg
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    Re: your Holy Grail('s) - from curent collection

    Mitsouko
    Eau Noire
    Nemo <3
    Dzing!
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    Re: Houses With the Ugliest Bottles

    http://www.grooming.se/bilder/artiklar/1171502.jpg

    When you hold this in your hand, you get a better understanding of why I think this is a crappy bottle. Sorry all who loves it! :)
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    Re: House With the Best Bottles

    Yes! I totally agree with you, jathanas re: Hermessence. :) Those leather caps are gorgeous as are the colour hues.

    These scream HERMÉS:
    ...
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    Poll: Re: A Flanker for....Mitsouko?!?

    I think it's a pity, mostly because I'd rather see a totally new fragrance+bottle+marketing, but I guess you make easier money with an allready popular name. *shrug*

    I'm still curious about how...
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    Re: House With the Best Bottles

    High five on that one gupts! ;)

    I think the Lion, Faune and Equus trio is one of best concepts around. Pristine looking bottles and lining them up is just too beautiful! How can you own one and...
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    Re: SotD, Wed, 28 Jan 2009

    Balmain - Ambre Gris
    Thank you Dimitri! :)

    http://img147.imageshack.us/img147/443/ambregrisbalmain3dh3.jpg
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    Re: SotD - Tuesday - 27 Jan 09

    I was wearing NEMO today! I had to squeeze in my golden boy between all the samples!
  59. Re: I haven't found anything new to buy for MONTHS!!!

    Ohhh! I so wish I had that problem. Luckily though for my wallet, I've gone from a more liberal bottle shopping spree into a sample MENACE! :eek:
    I feel for many of you posters above.

    I belive,...
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    Re: if life really was stereotypical?

    With a good grain of salt:

    gangbanger from compton - Paco Rabanne Black XS (because I find it so vulgar)

    successful ny business man - Faconnable Stripe (yep, pretty boring indeed :p)

    the...
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    Re: SotD, Sunday, 25 Jan

    Trying Prada - Infusion d'Homme today. :)
  62. Re: What would you do with a scent you're not sure about but gets you tons of COMPLIM

    Since I'm always smelling my wrists like a maniac when I'm wearing colognes I couldn't bare with the thought that I'm using some s**t for someone else! Bah! ;)

    Bottomline is: don't be afraid to...
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    Re: SotD, 21th Jan, Wed

    Seems like I am your scent-twin today, J. :) Also Ambre Gris.
    (thanks to Dimitri for the sample)
  64. Re: where to purchase perfume making supplies online?

    This is one of the best places..

    http://www.accessoriesforfragrances.com/

    Apparently closed for vaccation until Jan. 25. Bookmark the page until then. :)
  65. Re: Fragrances similar to Hermessence Poivre Samarcande

    Perhaps not an alternative moneywise, but Angeliques Sous La Pluie share a few elements with Poivre Samarcande and lasts arguably longer. Ellena toned down the pepper a few degrees and added a couple...
  66. Thread: Lalique Equus

    by Noalick
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    Re: Lalique Equus

    What he said. :beer:
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 14 January

    I decided to post on the female board today, not only because my SOTD is a female marketed scent, but also to congratualte tigrushka to - omg! - 10.000 posts. :eek: :D Congratulations!

    SOTD -...
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    Re: Say it ain't so! Habit Rouge SPORT???

    Off topic, but that's actually very funny, if you keep in mind the story about the fragrance etc. :D
  69. Re: Torn between Costume National Scent Intense or Kenzo Power

    It will be interesting to learn about your choice, gupts. I'll accomodate you accordingly. ;)

    Funny side-note: both bottles hides the juice.
  70. Re: Unbelievable! Guess what I found swimming in my new bottle of cologne...

    What an HILARIOUS thread.. but I sympatize with you rikoozik. Daaaaaamn! ;)



    You probably fried the remanings in that smw-bottle anyway ... seems like nothing's working out for you. ;) :D
  71. Re: Frags that literally smell like vile/wretched things.

    Interstingly though, Luca Turin gave it five stars.
  72. Re: Frags that literally smell like vile/wretched things.

    Ok. Now I'm interested. :D
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    Re: Fragrance chart/reference

    Found it myself. :p

    Masculines: http://www.leffingwell.com/h&rfragrance/poster_genealogie_masculin.pdf
    Feminines: http://www.leffingwell.com/h&rfragrance/poster_genealogie_feminin.pdf
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    Re: Fragrance chart/reference

    I have the PDF downloaded on my computer but it was too big to attach here. If no one posts a link, send me a PM with your e-mail and I'll send it over. :thumbup:
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    Re: got a sample of Reve En Cuir today...

    Thanks for posting this everso. Luckyscent dropped that mail in my inbox this afternoon and catched my attention with Kurkdjian.

    Does it remind you anything of Dzing! (in case you've had the...
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    Re: Post A Picutre of Your Scents - Edition II

    WOW! I'm stunned by all the wonderful displays from big to small. Absolutely fantastic!





    Thank you both and right back at you again. :)

    XXEnNyXx, I just recently discovered that Burberry...
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    Re: The House of Lalique: Encre Noir and White

    That'll be $60 at http://www.escentual.com/lalique/laliquewhite001/ :)
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    Re: Your 2008, Victorious Blind Buys?

    Dior - Cologne Blanche (powdery sweet almonds, far more interesting and mesmerizing than Pi)

    Lalique - Encre Noire (as complex as the root systems in dark and foggy wetlands and the most unique...
  79. Thread: Introduction

    by Noalick
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    Re: Introduction

    Escentual's sortiment is very good. Press here: Encre Noire. :)
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    Re: The House of Lalique: Encre Noir and White

    Sounds loveley, Scentologist. I too am a big fan of this house. You can't exactly blaim Lalique for incompetent art direction can you. :) In my opinion, Lion is one of the most perfect scents ever...
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    Re: Any -budget- fragrance similar to A*Men ?

    Everso makes a good point here.. but if you still don't want to pay full price, why don't you try to pick up A*Men second hand. I think there's even one or two in the marketplace section here at BN....
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    Re: SotD: Sunday, Jan 4th, 2009

    L'Air du Desert Marocain.
  83. Thread: Introduction

    by Noalick
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    Re: Introduction

    Welcome Jerok! You have certainly started your fragrance journey in an intelligent way. Which of these four families felt most you? Citrus fragrances usually fall under chypre, but given the vast...
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    Re: Post A Picutre of Your Scents - Edition II

    rtamara41, xXjEnNyXx, jrd4t, RichMelb and everso, those are wonderful, inspiring and crazy collections! :D

    A few didn't make it to the class photo this time. Mugler Cologne got kidnapped at the...
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    Re: Something Similar to Gucci Pour Homme II

    Also L'Artisian's Tea for Two.

    Edit : Oh, Sorry, you had allready mentioned that one! :(
  86. Re: New one from Cacharel - Amor pour Homme Tentation

    Very true! That is a classic!
  87. Re: New one from Cacharel - Amor pour Homme Tentation

    As true as that might be, Cacharel could also claim the price for the most ambivalent house any day. They seem to only have one real hit marketwise and that's Amor Amor with its numerous flankers,...
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    Re: SotD: Saturday, Jan 3rd, 2009

    H&M
    by
    Comme des Garcons
  89. Re: How do you people do it? I only have 4 frags and I can't even decide what to wear

    If you're going for Jaipur or even Habit Rouge, I doubt you'll be using Pi anymore. Just as a warning. :)
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    Post A Picture of Your Scents - Edition II

    On the 2 of January 2007, saam16 started this thread. That was exactly two years ago. I've noticed that many pictures have disappeared from their hosts, and being a loyal reader on this forum I've...
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    Re: Thoughts on YSL L'Homme rounding me out

    I think you should check out Cartier's Declaration. Spicy, well composed, fresh and leaves a wonderful trail.

    If the first three you mentioned are your all-year-scents, given they're a bit...
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    Re: SotD - Tuesday, December 23

    Ambre Narguile
    :)
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    Re: SotD - Monday, 22 Dec 08

    Noir Epices
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    Re: Burberry Touch vs Kenzo Power.

    You're not completely off here. There's violets in both Touch and Fahrenheit, and even though the violet note in Fahrenheit is somewhat.. polluted.. it still is there.

    I would have chosen Kenzo...
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    Re: Got to sample infamous Kouros today

    No Kouros's on this board, I can tell. ;)
  96. Re: How long did it take to recieve your order from Tauer in Switzerland?

    Almost a week here. More precisely 5 days. :)
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    Re: SotD - Sunday, 14 Dec 08

    Cacharel Nemo. I love you, my little gem. ;)
  98. Re: Wich one of these is better for cold winters? GHP or GPH2?

    Tough one actually because I don't find neither "warm", but I'll have to go with Gucci Pour Homme because of the incense. The spicy and sweet notes from II comes through better during a milder...
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    Re: SotD - Saturday, 13 Dec 08

    Beyond Paradise Men
    &
    L'Artisian Dzing!
  100. Re: Bois d'argent -Finally another good designer frag

    Bois d'Argent is great! I was totally nodding when I read the reference here somewhere that it's like putting your nose into a pack of cigarettes. The honey and the other sweet notes makes it a...
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