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  1. Re: new old spice colognes..........yeah it says cologne

    I think they missed the boat on the sweet one aka the hawkridge by not releasing it as a cologne yet. I just prefer to use bodyspray as a bodyspray (sprayed all over the body after shower) but I...
  2. Re: new old spice colognes..........yeah it says cologne

    I went with the Wolfthorn line and as a stand alone fragrance the cologne is just slightly better than a typical Old Spice Bodyspray but as a line with the bodywash, deodorant, and cologne I think it...
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    Re: The new age of Drugstore Fragrances

    Your comment above is an example of why I think there might be a new age of drugstore fragrances. I see more and more people who are willing to buy $150 shoes $100 shirts and pants $10-$20 face...
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    The new age of Drugstore Fragrances

    Does anyone think we are headed into a new era of drugstore frangrances. I know that many of our grandfarthers and farthers used fragrances such as Brut, Old Spice and Aqua Velva Musk. But, with the...
  5. new old spice colognes..........yeah it says cologne

    Old Spice has recently released a new collection called the wild collection. In this collections there are three scents Hawkridge, Foxcrest, and Wolfthorn. What is significant about this new Old...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Just wondering why you think La Nuit is the the one that REALLY will garner compliments? Where you being sarcastic? or is it the sweetness of the frag? From my experiance women like sweet scents but...
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    Re: replacement for Old Spice Signature

    Thaks fo the suggestions. Since you reminded me I remember that the Hugo XY was very similiar. That one is hard to find to.
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    replacement for Old Spice Signature

    Old Spice signature was a modern aquatic scent that has been discontinued. While it was a scent you could find at rite aid, cvs, kmart etc..........it was one of my most complimented scent. In some...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I've been getting a lot of compliments on Le Male lately but my #1 most complimented of all time is Versace Pour Homme.
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    Re: Spicy, Dry and Affordable?

    Obsession for Men

    Paul Sebastian PS

    Michael Kors
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    3 new old spice scents

    Just saw 3 new old spice bodyspray and deo products they were Fresh Collection Belivise, Red Zone Danger Zone and Champion here's a quick review of each

    Belivise-this was eerily similiar to old...
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    New Old Spice Cologne Fresh

    Just saw this on the old spice website it is Old Spice Classic Cologne Fresh http://www.oldspice.com/products/product/66/old-spice-cologne-fresh/#


    This is new as I have seen the Old Spice...
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    Re: Woody's Grooming products

    I've only heard of the meat and potatoes shampoo and body bar. From what I have heard of it it seems to be a big old school bar that prob has a woody manly/aftershavish smell to it.
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    Re: Gucci Guilty Pour Homme

    Haven't sampled it for myself but I'm gonna have to. Yes this one is taking a bashing but I hear a wide rand of why. One says it smells of nothing. Then another says it is sweet and somewhat compared...
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    Re: Your favorite Old Spice Deodorant / Bodywash

    I have recently tried the old spice komodo in boywash form and if you are a fan of aquatics then this is the bodywash for you. As with most old spice products it doesn't smell exactly like any...
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    Re: Why is Acqua Di Gio so popular??

    Weird you don't smell anything much. Where I live it is always younger men wearing ADG, Curve, and A&F Fierce and the older men are Old Spice, Brut, or Skin Bracer.
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    Re: Why is Acqua Di Gio so popular??

    While Girls love ADG I'm not sure I agree with above posters who say that like it more than anything else. I just think they've been exposed to it so much that they know what it is. I received...
  18. Thread: Help with gift

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    Re: Help with gift

    It depends on how fresh you are talking since you he like's the Kenzo's and you loved the Issey on him maybe go for something like Gendarme. But, since he kept the John Varvatos original maybe...
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    Re: your top 5 sexiest fragrances

    Just read through this thread and have a few observations.

    1) Why does everytime someone say "panty dropper" some take offense to it. The term is obviously being used jokingly.

    2) Surprised by...
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    Oriental Shower Gel/Soap

    I was wondering besides Old Spice Classic what are some good Oriental bodywashes or Soaps?
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    Re: Jovan White Musk vs. Avatar

    I can't believe it but I was recently able to try both. A buddy of mine had a bottle of Avatar and the K-mart that sells the white musk had it in the aftershave/cologne splash-on version. I was only...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Just wondering what was the age of the the woman who gave you the compliment?
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    Jovan White Musk vs. Avatar

    There is something about this time of year when all the gift sets come out and there seems to be "drugstore" fragrances everywhere that makes me pick up one of these "drugstore" type fragrances. Last...
  24. Poll: Re: Bleu de Chanel - Allure Sport - Allure Edition Blanche

    It is hard to say. If you are looking for quality of scent I think the case can be made for Edition Blanche but if you are looking for compliments which has been brought up in this thread I've been...
  25. Re: Fresh Scent. Lasts 12 hours. Under $40 for a 3.4 bottle. Please help!

    Well, I've owned both scents and I love both scents, I get compliments on both scents, and will continue to use both scents. I see what you are getting at here Sokkou but since AHS has that sweet...
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    Inspired to find an aquatic need help?

    I recently had the chance to use a cheap handsoap but softsoap called spa minerals with sea salt. This scent was fresh, clean and salty much like one would think an aquatic would be. I'm usually not...
  27. Thread: Bvlgari MAN

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    Re: Bvlgari MAN

    I got a sample of this sprayed on skin and got complimente the first time I was around a woman.
  28. What fragrance best fits the description of tropical?

    Wondering what fragrance would you say best fits your description of a tropical scent. I'm thinking something sweet kindy with a coconutty type vibe going on. Some may think as a tropical fruit kinda...
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    Re: NEW Dolce & Gabbana The one Gentleman

    Am I the only one that is getting an Obsession for Men, Estee Lauder Intuition, vibe from this. I know those two are similiar to the orginal The One but on the card they sprayed for me yesterday I...
  30. Old Spice deodorant/bodywash matches with what fragrances

    Old Spice has a lot of scents in thier line right now but other than the orginal which matches well with orientals (Old Spice, Obsession, Habit Rouge etc) what fragrances or even fragrance families...
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    Re: Bleu de Chanel or Chanel Allure Homme Sport??

    1.)AHS-but it's close I have already been complimented on my sample of Bleu.
    2.)AHS
    3.)Tie
    4.)Bleu
    5.)Bleu

    Test addition Blanche as well if they have it it is nice to. Go ahead and check out...
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    Re: Bleu de Chanel by Chanel - New fragrance

    Was in Sephora checking out things and the lady asked me did I want her to make me any samples and I said well I'd like to try the Chanel Bleu. I've only smelled it on a card and to me it was like...
  33. Re: Is Chanel Homme Sport an acceptable everyday and work scent?

    Yeah this would be a great scent for everyday.
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    Re: Bleu de Chanel by Chanel - New fragrance

    Is there a consensus of what other fragrance this smells like. I see some saying Fierce, Some Acqua Di Gio, It smelled like Versace Man Eau Fraiche and Antonio Banderas Blue Seduction to me....
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    That is a really great scent that I have been complimented on before. You can't go wrong with AHS.
  36. Re: Looking for something like Old Spice Fresh Aftershave

    I think he was suggesting Trumpers because I asked about an aftershave. Kinda like the poster above who suggested a few "barbershop" scents and then said for fresh and aquactics branch out from...
  37. Looking for something like Old Spice Fresh Aftershave

    I was wondering could anyone suggest a fragrance that is similiar to the Old Spice Fresh Aftershave. The old spice fresh aftershave also smells just like this aftershave gel...
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    Jovan Satisfaction

    I was wondering if there was anyone who has tried this fragrance that would be willing to give me some info on it. There are zero reviews in the directory for it. I'm just wondering what other...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I got three compliments while wearing Stetson All American over the weekend surprised me a little bit actually.
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    Is Versace Pour Homme an Oriental?

    I've been using this fragrance for a while now and I always knew it wasn't exactly an Aquatic or a Citrus but it was always very fresh to me but I've seen on many sites it listed as an oriental I'm...
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    Re: Bleu de Chanel by Chanel - New fragrance

    There is one extreme or another with this fragrance. I see reviews killing it because it is an average mass-market fragrance but I also see glowing reviews praising it because it is Chanel. In all...
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    Re: Old Spice Swagger deo

    I like the swagger line as well. I think it smells like Brut. I guess since some of the other post says it smells like Rive Gauche which has been compared to Brut then that should be no surprise.

    ...
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    Re: Men's alternative to Demeter Pure Soap

    There something I smell in there that is almost a flowery aspect...........it smells I don't know any other word to call it it smells pretty maybe?
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    Men's alternative to Demeter Pure Soap

    I recently took a sniff of Demeter Pure Soap at a marshall's and it is a nice fragance clean, soapy it does smell like a nice clean soap along the lines of Dove's bar. But, it is a little to feminie...
  45. Re: Aqua Di Gio is almost gone...need new fragrance!

    I have had people mistake VPH for ADG but what is funny as they really are two vastly different fragrances and a lot of places like Sephora have VPH as a woody scent while ADG is a fresh or water...
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    Re: Which scent gets you NO female compliments?

    Actually you don't lose any BN Cred for complimenting Obsession that seems to be one of the few mainstreams that doesn't get killed her at the basenotes. With that being the only fragrance I have...
  47. Thread: What next?

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    Re: What next?

    Creed GIT, Polo Black, Creed Himayla, and Polo Explorer is what your wife has liked in the past. Since it seems here that her influence is playing a major role here. I would be careful with some of...
  48. Re: Have you ever noticed any perfumes used in tv/movies?

    In Nip/Tuck season 2 a blind woman says Sean wears Old Spice and Christian wears creed.
    In American Ganster you can see a bottle of Old Spice in Denzel's medicine cabinat.
    In Any Given Sunday you...
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    Re: What's it the most "universal" fragrance?

    This is an interesting and tough question. In terms of universally liked my first thought ran to Cool Water. As I rarely hear anyone mention anything bad about it. My next thought was Old Spice but I...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I understand what you mean. lol at you using Old Spice Original Bodywash and Khiel's Musk bodywash (which is unisex). I have actually gotten compliments after using Old Spice Pure Sport Bodywash...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Clean smelling man? Interesting in that it is such a broad range of what clean can mean. A guy who showers with Old Spice Pure Sport Bodywash will be clean and so will a guy who showers with Old...
  52. Re: Top: Citrus, Middle: Woody or Fougere, Base: Sweet??

    Neroli, Bitter Orange Leaves, Citron of Diamante, Bergamot.


    Middle Notes
    Geranium, Blue Hyacinth, Clary Sage, Cedarwood.


    Base Notes
    Oud, Mineral Amber, Musk, Tonka.
  53. Re: Top: Citrus, Middle: Woody or Fougere, Base: Sweet??

    This meets your criteria
    Top Notes
    Aldehydes, Mandarin, Orange, Aquatic Note.


    Middle Notes
    Black Pepper, Neroli, Cedar.


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

    I am not sure people think a woman who compliments their fragrance has good taste. I think that it feels good when someone says something nice about you.
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    Re: Looking for Aqua di Gio's older brother.

    I wear VPH pretty frequently and it has turned into my #1 compliment getter. As far as the similiarities to ADG one time some guy was walking into a club at the same time I was and he was like and I...
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    Re: Scents that drive her wild

    That is another chapter in and of itself. What about the fact that some women like "bad boys" and from my experiance it seems that the women who I act cocky and self centered and basically don't...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Connection between scent and memory? You are walking a think line here Adonis. What I mean is are these really compliments? When a female says "Ummm Cool Water I love that one" I do not think that is...
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    Re: Scents that drive her wild

    It amazes me how this is such an emotional topic. Why do people get so worked up over someone asking what fragrance women like. How is that any different than picking your cloths based on what makes...
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    Re: Before Basenotes...

    Before basenotes buying cologne was simple to wal-mart scratch and sniff that smells good buy it.
    Before basenotes I didn't know there were fragrance notes.
    Before basenotes I thought I was the...
  60. Thread: Tried 3 More...

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    Re: Tried 3 More...

    thgolfer if Prada Amber, Pi Neo, and Chanel Allure Sport Cologne or Chanel Allure Sport are not you at all. What are some of your favorite fragrances? Maybe by knowing this your fellow basenoters...
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    Re: Calvin Klein CK Free

    Tested this fragrance at Dillard's yesterday. Light, clean, refreshing..............smells nice. Will be blasted/hated/criticized here on basenotes. This is a nice clean fragrance. Yes it is a been...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    *I've also gotten a number of compliments on Versace Pour Homme and still maintain that it is a more interesting scent than Allure Homme Sport

    I've been wearing Allure Homme Sport the last few...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Last night Chanel Allure Sport. Got compliments from 3 different women.
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    Re: Calvin Klein CK Free

    Sorry completly looked past the part where a previous poster said it smelled like the new Tommy Hillfiger. Is that the only one it reminds people of?
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    Re: Calvin Klein CK Free

    I keep reading that "it is just like every other run of the mill aquatic" but and this is a serious question is there one run of the mill aquatic it reminds of more than others. I mean is the a...
  66. Re: What is your cheapest colognes that is currently in your daily rotation

    cheapest cologne currenty in my rotation is Jovan Ginseng NRG
  67. Re: Chanel Allure Homme Edition Blanche - What similiar?

    Allure Sport is a very nice smelling scent it is really great for a fresh scent but since you said you don't like the Vanilla note in Edition Blanche I think Allure Sport would give you a cavity on...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Mine wasn't a Chanel sample spray it was on of the sprayers they make for you at sephora. That is good news there Sokkou though. AHS has gotten me compliments from the sample and you telling me the...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Ladies and Gentlemen let me introduce to you the defending champion of AHS I give you Sokkou!!!!!!! On a more serious note. AHS is really a great scent and it does get the compliments. I actually do...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Useless. What do you want this thread to be about. This thread is about what scent gets YOU the most female compliments. Not what is the best scent to pick up chicks. Not how to be a player...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Joop is no doubt a magnet. I have a friend who wears it and girls compliment him on it a lot. I even had a girl come up to me at KMART one time when I was looking at the fragrances and say "that...
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    Re: Wanna Play? Pick a celebrity fragrance

    Henry Rollins Polo

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

    1280 Adam you said you receive compliments on A&F Colden and that is it a fresh scent. Really Fresh? While I would never buy an A&F fragrance I always smell anything new and when I checked out Colden...
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    Re: Wanna Play? Pick a celebrity fragrance

    Syd Barrett-Brut


    Denzel Washington
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    Re: Wanna Play? Pick a celebrity fragrance

    Robert Di Nero-Creed Bois Du Portugal

    Will Smith?
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    Re: Wanna Play? Pick a celebrity fragrance

    Nicholas Cage-Gucci Pour Homme


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

    If you're new to fragrances and you're reading this, please go buy a bottle of Aqua di Gio and save yourself days and money sampling fragrances to find "the most complimented fragrance in the...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    This thread is about what scents gets you the most female compliments? Right. Okay then why are we myself included getting caught up in their is no magical scent. I think that is a giving. But, what...
  79. Re: Is there a fragrance that tells others you're available?

    I think it would depend on where you got the fragrance. The average non-basenoter who spends their own money own fragrances is not buying it for their wife or girlfriend.

    Any non-basenoter who...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I've got to stand besides 1280Adam here. Not because Blvgari Aqva Marine is a great scent but because it is the basic clean, fresh, aquatic that chicks seem to love. Throw in the fact that it is not...
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    Re: Grey Vetiver by Tom Ford - a review

    It seems this may be getting a mass market release like Tom Ford for Men did. (Macy's, Dillards, Sephora etc) I saw an ad for this fragrance in the new Details or Esquire at Walgreens..........The...
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    Re: Curve and Fierce same frag

    Very similiar frag here. Fierce is a relative (maybe not an exact copy) of Curve.
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    Re: Acqua di Gio and Bvlgari Aqua

    I don't know if I would say hands down but BA is a very nice fragrance.
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    Re: Acqua di Gio and Bvlgari Aqua

    Because of this thread I did a 3 way dance with ADG, BA, and Issey. BA and Issey were very similiar like could get them confused as one in the same similiar. ADG was sharper more sour. I say ADG is...
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    Re: How to apply Chanel Allure Homme Sport EDT

    With AHS I went one on each wrist. 1 chest and 2 neck. Maybe I should go 2 chest 3 neck (each side and back) and I abdomen.
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    How to apply Chanel Allure Homme Sport EDT

    I love the smell of Chanel Allure Homme Sport. The drydown is amazing being both sweet and fresh but it is almost to subtle for me. I can hardly smell it after a while unless I smell the area I...
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    Re: State your unpopular cologne opinions here.

    1.)I cannot justify paying the price for any niche that costs over $100.00
    2.)I care what women think about the fragrance I am wearing to an extent but, I won't wear an overpopular cologne because...
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    Is Blue Seduction good enough?

    I have noticed similarities between Antonio Banderas Blue Seduction and Versace Man Eau Fraiche. But I was wondering is blue seduction good enough to purchase instead of Versace Man Eau Fraiche? or...
  89. Thread: 180

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    Re: 180

    I was really unimpressed by Versace Pour Homme when I first smelled it but then came on here and everyone said it takes a minute and was blown away once I tested it on my skin. I now wear it more...
  90. Re: New “pheromone-infused” Dial for Men Magnetic Attraction Enhancing Body Wash

    To the above poster who praise the Dial for Men Magnetic masculine warm scent did you have the blue or the red one. Also to my man JNBA I have never smelled Nicole Miller for Men but the Dial for Men...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I'm sorry brother but if it makes women run in disgust from wafts of hell then I won't wear it. That is overkill. I get your point about wearing what you like because IMO it really does come down to...
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    Re: Similar Fragrances to Allure Homme Sport?

    I don't know where you guys shop at but at the macy's and dillard's closest to where I live the Versace Pour Homme is $55.00 for a 1.7oz and the Allure Homme Sport is $54.00 for a 1.7oz.
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    Re: What's Your Favorite Boss?

    Tie between Boss Bottled and XY.
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    Re: Acqua di Gio and Bvlgari Aqua

    What is it about Bvlgari Aqua. Some say it is like ADG others say reminds of a light Fareheight. I have said this before and I will say it again Bvlgari Aqua is more like Acqua Velva than Acqua Di...
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    Re: Live Jazz or Versace Eau Fraiche?

    This is a close one but I'll go Versace Eau Fraiche because it is easier to wear.
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    Re: Citrus / Spicy / Woody

    I've got to recommend Versace Pour Homme here. In the same family as the Chanel Allure Sport EDT but more citrus and more spice. The Allure Sport is sweeter.
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    Re: My Wife Dislikes Sweet Fragrances

    I think you should try Chanel Pour Monsier or maybe Eau Savage. These should appeal to the wife and they are great fragrances that you should like to. If she likes the more manly fragrances you could...
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    Re: GF wants me to get A&F Fierce...

    Chanel Platinum Egoiste is in the same vein as Fierce and Curve so it would be a suitable replacement.
    If you want to save some money you could probably go to Wal-Mart, Kohls or somewhere and check...
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    Re: Your top 3 everyday, workhorse fragrances.

    1. Gucci Pour Homme 2
    2. Versace Pour Homme
    3. Le Male
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    Re: Women pushing me towards FRESH scents

    Okay maybe I didn't make clear in my first post. No woman has told me to wear fresh scents. I have noticed that recently a lot of girls are wearing these vanilla/almond/ambery scents which is very...
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