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    Re: Similar scents to Fahrenheit

    What about Burberry Touch?
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    Re: New Fragrance: Andy Warhol by Bond No 9

    I disagree - the pic used on the bottle is from around 1967, the time of 'The Factory' and when Warhol was sponsoring The Velvet Underground. Personally, I'd say the pic you posted is from the time...
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    Re: Info needed: Björn Borg 6-0 and 109

    Sorry, cabn't help you here but you might be interested to know about Bjorn Borg Off Course, which I bought in Stockholm 3 years ago, although now seems to be discontinued. It has a fresh, light...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 4 January , 2011

    http://avonshop.co.uk/shop/assets/images/prod/prod_1045070.jpg


    A Christmas present - I can't see this being mentioned here at all, nor is it in the directory. It does seem rather different from...
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    Re: Your 5 favorite fragances for men - Your List

    Obsession for Men
    Antaeus
    Givenchy Gentleman
    Iquitos
    Polo
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    Re: Bulgari Pour Homme - Longevity?

    Bvlgari pour Homme has the poorest longevity of any frag of the 100+ I've ever owned.
  7. Re: Do men care about how they smell more than women do?

    My answer to the question posed by this thread would be, generally speaking absolutely not.

    Of course there are guys who take a major interest in fragrance but I'm sure there are many more that...
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    Re: S o t D: Thursday, 2 April, 2009

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    Biagiotti Uomo
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    Re: S o t D - Wednesday, 1 April 09

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    Morgan de Toi Homme
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    Re: S o t D, Thursday, 26 March 2009

    Jazz by YSL
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    Poll: Re: Men And Florals...

    Alain Delon's Iquitos is - in my opinion - easily the most feminine fragrance I own. But it's also one of my top three.
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    Re: S o t D - Saturday, 7 Mar 09

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    Isis by....Marks and Spencer! The branding might seem utterly uncool but this is a pretty good frag!
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    Re: S o t D - Friday 6 Mar 09

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    Jules by Dior
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    Re: S o t D - Thursday, 05 Mar 09

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    Re: ~ S o T D ~ Wednesday, March 4th, 2009

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    Armani eau pour Homme - one of the best in my wardrobe.
  16. Re: The best masculine perfume with orange blossom... is????

    Jaguar for Men (original) anyone? Seemingly quite well thought of according to the reviews here but not mentioned very often on the forum.
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    Re: Kouros: a revisit after a few months

    I haven't had Kouros since (I guess) the early 90s. I liked it then and wouldn't mind revisiting but don't need a full bottle so a shame that it doesn't seem to come in a miniature - or am I wrong?
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    Re: Your 2008 indispensable

    I haven't been keeping notes but suspect there's been little to choose between Iquitos, Tumulte, Jaguar for Men (original) and Polo - all but the latter being fairly recent purchases.

    I do think...
  19. Re: Notable Exceptions: Which house is conspicuous by it's absence in your wardrobe?

    I've never owned any niche. Of the most well known mainstream designer houses, I suppose the one that leaps first to mind is Lacoste, which again I've never owned any frag by.
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    Re: S o t D -- Tuesday, 3 March 09

    Cabaret by Gres
  21. Poll: Re: Paco Rabanne pour Homme: Masterpiece (Yes or No)

    Agreed - whether it is a masterpiece is perhaps open to debate but surely no-one can dispute its "classic" status.
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    Re: S o t D - Monday, 02nd Mar 09

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    Francesco Smalto pour Homme
  23. Re: Pierre Cardin. Should we just shoot him and put him out of our misery?

    Wasn't Pierre Cardin once "the most famous Frenchman in the world"? It's a shame his brand is now thought of as rather "second rate designer" as the Pierre Cardin pour Monsieur fragrance is still...
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    Re: S o t D - Saturday, 28 Feb 09

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    I've been revisiting a few of the neglected frags in my collection that haven't been worn in months. Today is Hugo's turn for a rare outing. Mmm. ...
  25. Re: The most heavy and long lasting fragrance by Dunhill

    Dunhill Edition is one of the longest lasting frags I know of. I haven't tried Desire.
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    Re: S o t D - Friday, 27 Feb 09

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    First try of this, from a miniature that arrived yesterday.

    Certainly clean and fresh but in a swimming baths/shampoo kind of way. Too weak...
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    Re: Is Guerlain Vetiver worth a blind buy?

    Andy, I might be getting my stores mixed up as I was in several close to Christmas in Glasgow and Stirling but I'm pretty sure the Argyle Street branch of Debenhams has a tester bottle of Guerlain...
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    Re: Is Guerlain Vetiver worth a blind buy?

    It was from e-bay seller "Interscent" Andy, and the 5ml EDT came as part of a set with mini aftershave balm and all over shampoo:

    http://i15.ebayimg.com/01/i/001/19/c2/d288_35.JPG

    Only £6.99,...
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    Re: S o t D - Thursday, February 26th

    Having worn the black beast that is Salvador Dali pour Homme yesterday (which I adore), I thought I'd go for something completely different today, hence:
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    Re: Is Guerlain Vetiver worth a blind buy?

    I bought it blind - just a miniature mind - and was disappointed. I'll finish the mini but won't ever rebuy.
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    Re: S o t D - Wednesday, 25 Feb 09

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    Salvador Dali pour Homme
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    Re: S o t D - Tuesday 24 Feb 09

    http://www.basenotes.net/photos/st/26120855.jpg]

    Jaguar for Men (original)
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    Re: S o t D - Monday 23 Feb 09

    Polo Green
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    Re: SotD - Sunday, 22 Feb 09

    http://www.fragrancex.com/MakeCappedImage.html?file=images%2fproducts%2fsku%2ffull%2f301M.jpg

    Platinum Egoiste by Chanel

    I'm giving this one its first outing in quite some time. I actually...
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    Re: SotD - Sat 21 Feb 09

    http://www.romella.com/www/img/photos/www_small/BBOC2.jpg

    Bjorn Borg: Off Court
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    Re: SotD - Friday, 20 Feb 09

    Guerlain Vetiver

    It's beginning to grow on me a little now but will never be a favourite and I won't be re-buying when my miniature is finished.
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    Re: SotD - Thursday, 19 Feb 09

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    Tempore Uomo by Laura Biagiotti
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    Re: SotD, Wed- 18 Feb 09

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    Lagerfeld Classic EDT
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    Re: SotD - Tuesday, 17 Feb 09

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    Passion for Me by Elizabeth Taylor (from a miniature)

    I haven't worn this one for a while. Not outstanding but pleasantly smooth and velvety.
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    Re: S o T D - Monday, February 16th '09

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    Re: S o T D - Sunday, February 15 '09

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  42. Re: S o T D - Saturday, February 14 '09 -- Happy Valentine's!

    http://www.perfumepoint.co.uk/store/app/catalog/1744.JPG
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    Re: New Adidas Fragrance "Dare"

    I don't see any similarity between VL and Fahrenheit but VL is an almost carbon copy of Boss Bottled.
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    Re: S o t D, Friday - 13th of Feb 09 - TGIF !!!!!

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    Salvador Dali Pour Homme
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    Re: Obsession night????

    Obsession For Men is probably my all time favourite frag so it has to be said that Obsession Night is nothing like it and a huge disappointment. Very similar to Intimately Beckham Night (not a plus...
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    Re: SotD, Thursday- 12th of Feb 09

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    Re: Contemplating Joop

    Joop! is given a raw deal I think. It's pretty unique (I don't know the Creed) but - as many do say - as long as it's not grossly over-applied, Joop! is really rather good IMHO.
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    Re: SotD, Wed- 11 Feb 09

    http://www.expresschemist.co.uk/pics/products/763/2/Christian_Dior_Fahrenheit_For_Men_Aftershave_50ml.jpg
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    Re: S o T D - Tuesday, February 10!

    Calvin Klein's Escape for Men.

    I hadn't worn this for ages. Formerly one of my favourites I wouldn't rate it quite so highly these days but still nice to bring out once in a while.
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    Re: Cacharel Pour L`Homme in "Blade Runner"?

    Interesting, although I rather hope it was Mr Hauer who was wearing it - one of THE coolest guys!
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    Re: Givenchy Gentleman

    My thoughts exactly! One of the best ever IMHO.
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    Re: S o T D -- Monday, February 9 '09

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    Re: Pronunciation help

    Funny, although it's obviously wrong, everyone I know pronounces Joop phonetically!
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    Re: Too many fragrances to actually wear?

    My wardrobe has expanded enormously these past few months (albeit, most have been miniatures) to the degree I think I probably have enough to last 4-5 years with no further purchases (not that that...
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    Re: SotD- Sunday 8 Feb 09

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  56. Re: Fragrances you've aquired that were long overdue

    Antaeus

    - where had you been all my life?!
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    Re: SotD, Sat 7 Feb 09

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    Re: Calvin Klein Escape For Men Discontinued??

    Disappointing if true as Escape is my second favourite Calvin Klein after Obsession.
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    Roger Federer 'RF' line

    Seemingly impossible to come by outside Switzerland, apparently Roger Federer's 'RF' EDT is actually rather good.

    What was nice is that he says on his website that he genuinely uses the 'RF' line...
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    Re: S o T D - Friday, February 6

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    Burberry: Touch For Men
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    Re: Antaeus or Korous or Yatagan or M7 ??

    I only know Antaeus and Kouros but certainly of those two, the former is one of the very best out there personally speaking - utterly luxurious and far and away nicer than Kouros IMHO.
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    Re: SotD, Thursday 5 Feb 09

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    Minotaure by Paloma Picasso.
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    Re: SotD - Wednesday, 04 Feb 09

    Drakkar Noir
  64. Thread: Polo Modern

    by egrorian
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    Re: Polo Modern

    I thought I had read on Basenotes news that Modern Reserve was now to be a permanent addition to the Ralph Lauren catalogue? I do note that several well known online stores don't seem to stock it.
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    Re: Cacharel Pour Homme

    Having recently acquired a miniature of Cacharel Pour L'Homme, I wore it at our work Christmas Party last year - the first time in many years - and it still smells gorgeous IMHO. Always a classy...
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    Pierre Cardin fragrances

    Aside from a few mentions of the original Pierre Cardin (Pour Monsieur), no-one ever seems to comment on Cardin frags, yet I note there is quite a large range: Black, Emotion, Centaure, Enigma,...
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    Re: SotD - Tuesday, 03 Feb 08

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    Re: SotD, Monday, 2 February

    deleted - wrong day!
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    Re: Today I Bought (February '09)

    Just a 5ml miniature EDT of Joop! Homme.

    I haven't had this for years so really nice to own it again. Hugely (though certainly not unanimously) unpopular here on Basenotes, I always liked it very...
  70. Re: Are drugstore cheapies like Adidas, Stetson, Dana etc considered "DESIGNER" ?

    I'm glad you made this point, which I think is often forgotten. Everyone has their own tastes of course and I adore 'Rapport' by Dana/Eden Classics - I'm not going to enjoy it any less because it's...
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    Re: SotD, Monday, 2 February

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  72. Re: Azzaro Pour Homme vs Pierre Cardin Pour Monsieur

    In the minority clearly but I'm getting one back for Pierre Cardin! ;- )

    I like Azzaro too but I have always loved Pierre Cardin, which of the two I prefer by a considerable margin - indeed, it's...
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    Re: SotD, Sunday, 1 Feb

    adidas Victory League for me today.
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    Re: Is Antaeus a "cigar-box woody" ?

    Ah, Antaeus. I actually bought this blind last year after reading a lot of positive comments on Basenotes and I don't regret it for an instant.

    Obsession for Men - my long standing favourite of...
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    Re: SotD - Saturday, 31 Jan 09

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    Re: S.O.T.D .. Friday 30th January 2009

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    Rapport EDT. Sadly seemingly unknown to most Basenoters - by far the best "cheapie"/department store fragrance I've ever tried (and better than...
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    Re: SotD - January 29, 2009

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    Laura Biagiotti Uomo
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    Re: SotD, Wed, 28 Jan 2009

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    Re: House With the Best Bottles

    My favourite bottle designs:

    Christian Lacroix: Tumulte
    Alain Delon: Iquitos (I still can't get over someone describing it as being "cheesy"..!)
    Bjorn Borg: Off Court
    Dior: Fahrenheit...
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    Re: SotD - Tuesday - 27 Jan 09

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    Re: SotD, Monday, 26 Jan 2009

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    Re: SotD, Sunday, 25 Jan

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    Iquitos by Alain Delon
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    Re: aftershave with eau de toilet sillage

    Yeah - I wondered about that too as surely Joop Homme is "the regular Joop"...
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    Re: cheap masterpieces

    I don't know all the frags mentioned but something like Guerlain Vetiver hardly fits the "cheap, rockbottom" price criteria originally posted.
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    Re: cheap masterpieces

    Interesting how we all see things differently - "Cheesy bottle design"??! I think the bottle is gorgeous - one of the best and Delon is - as far as I am aware - quite a highly respected brand.
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    Re: SotD, Friday, 23 Jan

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    Christian Lacroix: Tumulte

    My most recent purchase (a blind buy), it's totally gorgeous!
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    Re: SotD, Thursday 22 Jan

    Scent of the Morning: Bvlgari pour Homme

    ..and because it wears off VERY quickly:

    Scent of the Afternoon and Evening: Polo
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    Re: SotD, 21th Jan, Wed

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    Re: Glamorous scents

    Iquitos springs to mind (and not just because it's by Alain Delon).
  90. Poll: Re: Wich one is your favorite of the overpopular frags?

    I've previously owned D & G and Acqua Di Gio a long time back - I'm sure I liked both but can't recall much at all about the former really. Boss Bottled is nice enough but unremarkable so my vote is...
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    Re: SotD - Tuesday, 20 Jan 09

    http://www.perfume.com/christian-dior/eau-sauvage/10014684/photos/10016755_x250_y200.png
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    Re: SotD - Monday - 19 Jan 09

    deleted - wrong day, thought this was for today.
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    Re: SotD - Monday - 19 Jan 09

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    Re: SotD - Saturday, January 17

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    Christian Lacroix: Tumulte
  95. Re: Today I Bought - January 2009; HAPPY NEW YEAR FOLKS :)

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    Christian Lacroix Tumulte - A blind buy and one I'm very happy with.
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    Re: SotD - Thursday, 15 Jan 09

    The last of my sample vial

    http://www.perfumecountry.com/photos/ALAINDELONPOURHOMME-MEN-2T.jpg
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    Re: Original Cool Water - Not the same!

    I got a mini as part of a set recently and it seems the same as I remember.

    Reformulations - Has there EVER been one that wasn't inferior to the original? Why do they do it?!
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    Re: SotD - Wednesday, 14 Jan 09

    Finishing the last of my 'Shogun' by Alain Delon vial.

    These are not happy days for me right now with my Gran fading and on palliative care in hospital so I'm not wearing any frags that mean a lot...
  99. Re: Did you tried a new bottle of Fahrenheit recently?

    So - did the reformulation come at the same time as the new bottle design or sooner, can anyone confirm?
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    Re: David Bowie's signature scent is.....

    Re. Minotaure - would Bowie really need to "stock up" though? Minotaure isn't THAT difficult to find and I would imagine if Bowie wanted a crate of the stuff, then someone would make that happen for...
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