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  1. Thread: Lynx Tempest

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    Re: Lynx Tempest

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    http://www.basenotes.net/content/564-20-year-old-Lynx-after-shave-fetches-%C5%81210-%28-330%29-on-eBay?commentid=1953602

    Apologies for LOOOOOONG time to reply... not been on here for over...
  2. Thread: Lynx Tempest

    by Robbo1979
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    Re: Lynx Tempest

    Not one reply??? lol
  3. Thread: Lynx Tempest

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    Lynx Tempest

    Check out how much this just sold for on eBay!!!

    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=260669167192&ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT

    CRAZY!

    Can anyone remember this scent and what it...
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    Re: The Smells From Your Childhood

    like was said above, Lynx (Axe) scents from the 80s and 90s trigger strong nostalgic memories for me (teen years) and the same can be said for Faberge Addiction Spice Fire. Versace Blue Jeans Man...
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    Re: Lynx/Axe Collectors

    I have Dark Oriental (it was known as simply 'Oriental' in the UK)... that is an awesome scent. Inca is one of my faves from days gone by, as is Java.

    I highly recommend Lynx/Axe's Fever,...
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    Re: Axe Bodysprays

    Well done that person! It's pathetic for someone to even suggest it shouldn't be discussed here. Snobbery is a sad person's game and rather than worrying about what people think of you for what...
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    Re: Axe Bodysprays

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/225852-Lynx-Axe-Collectors

    I've said quite a bit in here :)
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    Re: Brut: do any of you wear this regularly?

    I wear it regularly. Mainly for work. The APS is fantastic. I also have the EDT (with the chain) and when I first smelled it, it reminded me of my dear old uncle... so I guess it must be close to...
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    Re: Favourite winter fragrances

    Blue Jeans, Fahrenheit and Brut
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    Re: Azzaro/Sean John

    Unforgivable is one of my faves.... but it isn't great for longevity. But if it HAS to be between those two, Puff Daddy's is the choice for me!
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    Re: similar scents to Green Irish Tweed

    I've only ever tested GIT once on a test card. I put it in my shopping bag to smell again later. When I did, what I'm assuming were it's basenotes (this was a good 4 or 5 hours after spraying)...
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    Re: "smells like a man should"... Old Spice

    Brut definitely gets me compliments and my missus regards the smell as the smell of a real man. Of course she never used to think that when she first found out what it was I was wearing, but the...
  13. Re: what scent reminds you of an english garden?

    An English garden scent? Well if we're talking your stereotypical non-existant English garden then I'm guessing something apple-like in scent (like the niff of an orchard full of apple trees...
  14. Re: How to get an Axe addict into the real stuff..

    I completely understand your point here, BUT to put a slight spin on things, the good thing with Lynx sprays is they are still pretty cheap and you can therefore own more than one so you don't end up...
  15. Re: If you had to pick 1 cologne for a high school boy (15), which would you choose?

    OK, I'll go for broke here and say Unforgivable by Sean Jean. It's a decent priced (affordable) scent. Okay so it's a rip off of a Creed scent and people slate it because of this, but I fail to see...
  16. Re: How to get an Axe addict into the real stuff..

    Do you refer to purely Lynx scents or all? If Lynx, then I'd hold on to the aftershave since I collect the old ones purely for sentimental reasons and you can sniff those without wasting them,...
  17. Re: How to get an Axe addict into the real stuff..

    It's nothing to do with saving money... if someone LIKES a scent, they like it. If it was about saving money, then they would go with Old Spice or Brut which are cheaper.
  18. Re: How to get an Axe addict into the real stuff..

    As well as many non-Lynx frags. Think my sig gave it away somewhat too! lol.

    Actually, I've probably not even scratched the surface with how many Lynx frags I have compared to how many there have...
  19. Re: How to get an Axe addict into the real stuff..

    Good point!! In that case... this place USED to be full of snobs! ;)

    Although I hazard a guess there are still quite a few about! :shocked:
  20. Re: How to get an Axe addict into the real stuff..

    There sure are a lot of snobs around this place. Sad. If these people/person likes the smells of Lynx/Axe, then who are you to stick your nose in?? (if you excuse the pun!) They wear what they...
  21. Re: How many sprays of Unforgivable do you use ?

    I tried MI yesterday for the first time. Unforgivable IS a blatant rip off yes, but I think it's actually a better smell than the Creed offering IMHO. Obviously I can only assume MI has better...
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    Re: Lynx/Axe Collectors

    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=180438323485&ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT

    More proof that the old ones are the best? :)
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    Re: Best Cheapo/Drugstore scents

    A little tip for all you UK BN'ers... if you like your cheapos I really do recommend you get yourself down to ASDA supermarket.

    An old favourite of mine, Brut Aquatonic, which is now known as...
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    AquaTonic Man

    Could well actually already be on BN and referred to as "AquaTonic" here... http://www.basenotes.net/ID26125991.html but it's actually called AquaTonic Man.

    The original "Brut Aquatonic" (by...
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    Re: Tried New "Hot" Water by Davidoff

    I like this better than Cool Water *gasp*
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    Re: Brut variants

    I highly recommend Brut Oceans if you can get your hands on it from abroad pal! I very nice variant.
  27. Thread: Denim Chill

    by Robbo1979
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    Denim Chill

    Just acquired from Cheapsmells.com......

    http://www.cheapsmells.com/productPaging.php?productSex=him&category=Fragrance&brand=Faberge&name=Denim+Chill
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    Re: An alternative to Boss Bottled please?

    I was of the understanding it had been discontinued? VL was being sold off cheap recently here in the UK and I've not seen it (apart from the deo) anywhere since, which usually indicates it's on...
  29. Re: Consistency - Is there a frag you like each and every time you wear it?

    But as pointed out, my answer wasn't what the OP wanted lol... in answer to the question, I never tire with any scents I like a lot. Currently loving 'Unforgivable'.
  30. Re: Consistency - Is there a frag you like each and every time you wear it?

    a bit like music... you find an awesome tune and after a while it becomes boring and you have to leave it a longish time before you can enjoy it again... or if REALLY overdone can take years to...
  31. Thread: Deodorant?

    by Robbo1979
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    Re: Deodorant?

    Brut APS, Addiction Spice Fire deo, Brut Oceans deo, numerous Lynx offerings ('Fever' especially recently) and a few other cheap deos all get good responses for me.

    I don't buy into all the...
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    Re: I am a hypocrite

    I like it and it's one of my favourites. Puff Daddy is a tool but so what? It doesn't turn you into him does it?
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    Re: Addiction Spice Fire

    I really can't think of anything to compare this to. I recommend people get hold of a bottle or even a can of deo.
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    Re: Addiction Spice Fire

    well bare in mind it was a cheap scent along the same price range as say, Tabac. Slightly more expensive than Brut and Old Spice, but still cheaper than designer frags. It's hard to compare it to...
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    Brut variants

    Brut Passion

    http://www.brut-for-men.com/passion.htm

    Brut Alaska

    http://www.brut-for-men.com/alaska.htm

    In fact all the current available variants of Brut are on show in this website. ...
  36. Thread: Axe Denim

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    Re: Axe Denim

    http://www.jodhpurhomedelivery.com/shopping/images/axe_demin.gif
  37. Thread: Axe Denim

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    Axe Denim

    Axe Denim is an Asian variant from the Axe/Lynx brand, and is sold in India. After acquiring it, it's definitely a unique offering as opposed to a rebranded effort (like Axe Kilo is the same as Lynx...
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    Addiction Spice Fire

    Used to really love this scent back in the mid-late '90s. In fact I still love it. Smelt far more expensive than it actually cost and used to really woo the girls. :D
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  39. Thread: I tried Brut

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    Re: I tried Brut

    I got it on now. I put the APS on this morning at 7am and it was still pretty noticable at 6pm when I got in from work and showered. It's ace.

    I now have the splash on and will be trying it out...
  40. Re: expensive colognes that smell cheap and vice versa

    The original Lynx/Axe Musk scent was awesome, but I acquired some Axe Moschus (the German version of Musk) and it has been reformulated and has lost that thing that made it really stand out. It was...
  41. Re: How and when did you get introduce to the fragrance world ?

    I think I can trace my scent interest back to around 1991/2 when I was just starting high school... Lynx deodorants were the thing for me... specifically Lynx Oriental and Java. This also included...
  42. Thread: I tried Brut

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    Re: I tried Brut

    :D

    It certainly has a negative image, but it's apparently still in the top 3 biggest sellers in the UK (so I've read somewhere) and considering advertising for it is virtually ZERO these days,...
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    Re: Leather Fragrances - Recommendations?

    I'm giving a cheeky nod to the Lynx/Axe Instinct scent. But then I would! lol
  44. Re: expensive colognes that smell cheap and vice versa

    Well to me, 40+ is expensive coz I don't go any higher than designer scents. So with that in mind...

    Cheapos that smell like a more expensive scent = Addiction Spice Fire, Lynx Java, Lynx Musk,...
  45. Thread: I tried Brut

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    Re: I tried Brut

    Right, well I will have me say on the subject! :)

    The splash on lotion is the cheapest. You are MEANT to use a lot of it for it to last (hence why it's cheap). The aftershave, also a splash on,...
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    Re: Pheromone colognes?

    100% FACT :thumbsup:
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    Re: Frag similar to Hugo by Hugo Boss?

    Some of the other Hugo Boss scents are similar to Hugo... Element is similar... but I guess this isn't helping much lol
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    Re: Fougeres Best and Classics

    Brut
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    Re: The Best 5 Cheap Scents!

    Good choices! :D

    I'll try to keep to the spirit of the thread and only include stuff I can currently get locally. I'd love to put various Axe scents available in Europe that you can't get in the...
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    Re: Lynx/Axe Collectors

    After much thought I have decided I LOVE Lynx Fever and it's up there alongside Java, Oriental, Inca and Musk as one of the best ever Lynx releases (Atlantis and Africa just bubbling under) and I am...
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    Re: Lynx/Axe Collectors

    For the price, it's well worth it mate! :D As is Africa/Kilo.

    I REALLY wish they would release FEVER as an aftershave or EDT. :(
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    Re: Lynx/Axe Collectors

    It was sold for 85!!!! :eek: And the seller STILL wants 4 postage! FAIL! :cheesy:
  53. Thread: CK Free?

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    Re: CK Free?

    That was me! I simply compared the longevity of the two since both scents are polars apart in terms of style and quality.

    Hot Water IS available in the UK, not sure about anywhere else. All I...
  54. Thread: CK Free?

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    Re: CK Free?

    I tried it Sunday... it's one of those "smelt it somewhere before innit" scents and isn't a patch on CK One or CK Be. I sprayed it on my wrist in Debenhams and within an hour it was gone. On the...
  55. Re: Have you ever noticed any perfumes used in tv/movies?

    Ah but is not "boring" a definition of a particular scent 'from YOUR perspective' where someone else would find it far from boring perhaps? ;) After all, someone may think JPG is boring yet someone...
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    Re: Lynx/Axe Collectors

    I agree that I'm loving the new Fever and it's up there with the likes of Oriental and Java. Instinct is good too.
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    Re: Lynx/Axe Collectors

    It's still available in Europe... it regularly turns up on eBay UK (Axe Alaska) and I got 4 cans a couple of months back. It's not on there at this moment, but it IS often on there, along with...
  58. Re: Have you ever noticed any perfumes used in tv/movies?

    I understand this idea... but those that stand out as different will be mocked. Fact. It's best not to stand out in the way you look/smell IMHO (wearing a feminine scent fo'sho'!) but it's fine to...
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    Re: Lynx/Axe Collectors

    That's correct... there's no time limit on this stuff. I'm 30 and still use them. Okay maybe not for going out at weekends and stuff, but for general wear, say, at work, you can't go wrong!

    The...
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    Re: Lynx/Axe Collectors

    The seller is from Merseyside so that explains the criminal price!!! LOL (joke!!!)

    I too would LOVE to get my germans on an original Lynx Musk aftershave. The reformulated version (Axe Moschus)...
  61. Re: Have you ever noticed any perfumes used in tv/movies?

    In 'Only Fools & Horses', Del Boy and Rodney are about to go out on the town and just before they leave the flat, Del Boy proclaims he's "just going to splash on the Brut then he'll be ready to go!"...
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    Re: Lynx/Axe Collectors

    Ok, this made I laugh!! It IS rare, but I'm sure it's not worth THAT many sobs! LOL
    ...
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    Re: Is it safe to buy Creed from Strawberrynet?

    Yep, it's a totally kosher site!
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    Re: Vanilla Ice: what notes?

    Don't knock the Vman... he's a legend!! Vanilla Ice = Innovator. Eminem = Imitator!
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    Re: Best Cheapo/Drugstore scents

    I've heard people rave about Rive Gauche on here so tried it today for the first time. I thought it was awful. Dated and too feminine... and by feminine, I'm talking something my dear old Nan would...
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    Re: Best Cheapo/Drugstore scents

    Good choice! :)

    As for overapplication... if someone wants to over-do it with the application, I suggest getting the splash-on lotion of Brut since that is designed for liberal application. The...
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    Re: Best Cheapo/Drugstore scents

    Spot on Jack. Voodoo ('99) was the last good one until Dark Temptation in 2008, followed by Instinct and Fever late last year/early this year.

    Thankfully Africa seemed to be unique in avoiding...
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    Re: Best Cheapo/Drugstore scents

    Just acquired Faberge's Denim from cheapsmells today... looking forward to trying this old skool classic for the first time! Faberge always seemed to hit the right notes for me in the past so I'm...
  69. Thread: Jade East

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    Re: Jade East

    Seems Jade East is hard to get hold of if you're in the UK. I'm certainly not paying nearly 10 quid postage as well as nearly 10 quid for the bottle, I'd sooner go buy a designer frag I know and...
  70. Thread: Jade East

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    Re: Jade East

    I've not been away! :p

    I'll definitely acquire Jade East online at some point... I'll take a looky! :thumbsup:
  71. Thread: Jade East

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    Re: Jade East

    I'm sure Brut is far more masculine! lol... I'd like to try Jade East though. I like the cheapo scents coz when you find a good'un, you can't help feeling satisfaction that you never paid over 30...
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    Re: Axe Fever Body Spray

    Fact of the day. Fact!:D
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    Re: Axe Fever Body Spray

    Lynx were responsible for my introduction into fragrances too. Lynx Java was the first and is still one of my all time favourites, and Lynx Oriental soon followed. The old scents (and that includes...
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    Re: Axe Fever Body Spray

    We didn't get a Proximity range over here in the UK as far as I know, but I'm pretty sure Fever was upgraded from "limited edition" to fully fledged release.

    Africa (Kilo) has been about in the UK...
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    Re: Axe Fever Body Spray

    Well for me this is the best Lynx scent of all the recent efforts. Instinct is also ace, but this is better. All this "not too complex" stuff means nothing to me. It smells ace, that's all that...
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    Re: The fragrances of Faberge

    A big Faberge scent fan here. Obviously Brut is a fave of mine, but I also liked the old Lynx/Axe scents they did. My favourite Faberge scent is Addiction Spice Fire though...
  77. Re: Appreciation Thread : CK Be by Calvin Klein (plus youtube review)

    One of my 5 star scents! I love this stuff, although I have to make sure I spray some on my t-shirt so it lasts a bit longer due to a not so awesome longevity.
  78. Re: Help me find the manliest man juice for my soon-to-be 18 year old cousin

    :lolk:
  79. Re: Help me find the manliest man juice for my soon-to-be 18 year old cousin

    I fail to see your point. Sarcasm?? Ironically, I think it may be YOU who are unaware on the uses of sarcasm... particularly the use of it in MY post! ;)
  80. Re: Help me find the manliest man juice for my soon-to-be 18 year old cousin

    Me too :D
  81. Re: Help me find the manliest man juice for my soon-to-be 18 year old cousin

    But as already stated by a few on here, it's not about his age, it's a request for a manly scent (hence why Kouros is being mentioned sooooo many times even though in my opinion an 18 year old...
  82. Re: Help me find the manliest man juice for my soon-to-be 18 year old cousin

    Right then, if you want cheap, manly and popular, then BRUT it is. Still a massive seller (making a comeback somewhat too) and it's as manly as you can get on the cheap. Do it!
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    Re: whats your favourite aftershave:)

    In the UK you can pick Umbro Skill up in almost any 99p/pound shop and it's well worth a punt... just avoid the other two on offer.
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    Re: whats your favourite aftershave:)

    I find UMBRO SKILL (blue) is excellent for a refreshing aftershave squirt... the minty feel invigorates the skin, smells nice and evaporates pretty quickly so not to interfere with my choice of EdT.
  85. Re: Help me find the manliest man juice for my soon-to-be 18 year old cousin

    Kouros Sport is a good compromise I think.
  86. Re: Help me find the manliest man juice for my soon-to-be 18 year old cousin

    If you think he should wear Kouros, he might as well get Brut... it's FAR cheaper, smells better and is just as popular with youngsters eh
  87. Re: Help me find the manliest man juice for my soon-to-be 18 year old cousin

    18 year old wearing Kouros lol street cred FTW!
  88. Re: Help me find the manliest man juice for my soon-to-be 18 year old cousin

    the poor sod wouldn't have any friends wearing Kouros! Kouros Sport, fair enough, but the original Kouros is NOT something any 18 year old should be wearing! lol. I think some people really can't...
  89. Re: Help me find the manliest man juice for my soon-to-be 18 year old cousin

    I think the point was, getting him a scent he would have heard of from popular culture, something that's "trendy". I am pretty sure an 18 year old out to impress wouldn't appreciate Kouros any more...
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    Re: What scent is like Axe Touch body spray?

    Touch smells like Tea. Nasty stuff. I love Lynx/Axe stuff, but this was one of their worst.
  91. Re: Axe/Lnyx Oriental Deodorant......Do You Remember This

    No problem. I could only compare Cyclone to Oriental from memory at the time when I first tried it. When I sniffed it, it struck a chord of familiarity and it wasn't difficult to pinpoint since it...
  92. Re: Axe/Lnyx Oriental Deodorant......Do You Remember This

    Same here mate... a classics range would be awesome. The new ones aren't so good but I've been pleased with Instinct and I'm currently addicted to Fever. Africa is nearly 15 years old and still...
  93. Re: Axe/Lnyx Oriental Deodorant......Do You Remember This

    Have you tried my suggestion yet Jack? Would be interested in your opinion if only because I've mentioned this so many times in the past but never had any feedback, positive or negative.
  94. Re: Axe/Lnyx Oriental Deodorant......Do You Remember This

    'Tis true and a massive shame since the old ones would be ace today with Lynx's improved longevity. I used some Lynx Musk the other day and it was gone within an hour. Modern Lynx actually seems to...
  95. Re: Axe/Lnyx Oriental Deodorant......Do You Remember This

    Let us know what you think mate.

    Never tried Spice, but Musk was awesome... that is still available in Germany and a couple of other countries, but it's reformulated and it FAILS. It's known...
  96. Re: Axe/Lnyx Oriental Deodorant......Do You Remember This

    There is a Lynx thread I started and I have answered this question before but here it is again...

    I'm a massive fan of Lynx and Oriental is my favourite (well, this and Java) and I have found...
  97. Re: What you think of Adidas Victory League Anti-Perspirant?

    Although I would add I am not 100% sure on the facts I stated above... it's just something I heard somewhere.... take with a pinch of salt. Except it definitely IS nice for the price!
  98. Re: What you think of Adidas Victory League Anti-Perspirant?

    Yep, it's the only Adidas scent worth a punt... but I think it's being discontinued so get it quick. (I believe it was released for the 2006 World Cup as a limited edition so the fact that it's...
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    Re: Any one try CK ONE summer '09?

    I found it to be very "appley" and not as nice as 2008's summer scent. But a cheap buy is worth it.
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    Re: What's Your Favorite Boss?

    Great contribution to the thread there!

    For me, it has to be Hugo Energize. One of my all time faves.
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