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    Re: Today I Bought August 2014

    Perhaps I fell for the "oh no, Midnight in Paris is being discontinued" rumor, but just in case I bought a big bottle. It was on my "to buy list" and I got a good deal on it, so I'm not too worried....
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2014

    I’m going to be the odd one out with today’s sync, because the bottle I chose is not beautiful or classy on any level. Anyone who knows me will tell you that I am a sucker for anything that is tacky...
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game ~ PART 5

    R is for Riverside by Bond 9


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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game ~ PART 5

    P is for Patchouli Leaves by Montale


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    Re: SOTD: Friday, August 29, 2014

    El Paso by Lomani

    http://cosmaplus.com.tn/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/39-El-PASO.jpg
  6. Re: Express Reserve for men (Reformulation) is a SUPERB fragrance for it's price range

    I didn't know they made a fragrance. I'll have to check it out sometime.
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    Re: Heeley longevity

    I haven't had any issues with the performance of my bottle of Sel Marin or Cardinal. I also one a bottle of Hippie Rose that doesn't perform as well as I had hoped. I think Cardinal might cause...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, August 28, 2014

    My SOTE as well
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    Sticky: Synchronized Fridays 2014

    Great idea for next year! :)

    I usually start thinking about putting away my summer collection and bringing out my fall/winter fragrances around Labor Day, so I'll probably end up doing that...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, August 28, 2014

    English Laundry Riviera (from a sample)

    http://c1.beautybar.com/images/products/p/TBI/TBI-003_1z.jpg
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    Re: Your favorite cuddling scent

    I have to agree with The One as an excellent cuddling scent. It's poor performance actually works in its favor when it comes to cuddling. However, my wife likes it just OK. She prefers spicier...
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    Re: Tonka Heavy Fragrance

    Versace Eros and Vetiver Tonka were the first two that came to mind.
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    Poll: Re: Are you a foodie?

    I like to think that I am a foodie, but in reality I usually don't go too far outside my comfort zone. I am quite a bit more adventurous than my wife and kids, so that severely limits my ability to...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, August 27, 2014

    Guerlain Homme

    http://www.examiner.com/images/blog/wysiwyg/image/guerlain1homme.jpg
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    Re: Best "Boardroom Fragrances"

    Comme de Garçons 2 Man


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  16. Re: What's the most prominent note you detect from Creed's Original Vetiver?

    I get a blast of powdery citrus at the top and then a lot of green vetiver in the dry down. I think it's fantastic!
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, August 26, 2014

    Same here!
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    Re: Today I Bought August 2014

    I randomly saw that there was a deal on Versace Man on Groupon, so I picked up a bottle just for fun.

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.643.jpg
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    Re: Which A*Men to buy ?Rubber/Metal/Gold

    I used to own the rubber flask when it first came out, and now I own a metal flask of it that I purchased within the past year or so from online. It smells exactly like I remember the vintage. If it...
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    Re: Fall/Winter Scent For A Teen?

    I'd go with SpiceBomb, but the recommendations for La Nuit and The One are excellent. I'd stay clear of TdH for a 15-year-old. It might come across as a little too old.
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    Re: What makes Green Valley green?

    I don't think GV is especially "green," but I know it was meant to evoke a golf course...whatever that means. I don't get a lot of vetiver and mint from Green Valley (I get the musk and fruits), but...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, August 25, 2014

    Bond 9 Coney Island...I could use a little whimsy on this Monday morning. :)

    http://www.bondno9.com/images/photos/0000/1106/coney-island_illustration.jpg?1222326192
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, August 24, 2014

    Mitsouko EDT

    http://www.scentsate.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/mitsouko-by-guerlain.jpg
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    Re: Room Scent Of The Day - August 2014

    Meadow Showers by Yankee
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, August 23, 2014

    SOTA: cK One Summer 2014

    http://fimgs.net/images/secundar/o.25636.jpg
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    Re: underrated/overrated fragrance houses

    Overrated: Bond 9
    Underrated: Kenneth Cole
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, August 23, 2014

    Neroli Portofino

    http://www.kafkaesqueblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Neroli-Portofino-via-Nordstrom.jpg
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2014

    I only have on fragrance that fits today's theme-- Lanvin Avant Garde. It's a little heavy for August in Phoenix, but it has been raining a lot and with the cooler temperatures and humidity, it might...
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game ~ PART 5

    V is for Vetiver Tonka by Hermes


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    Re: SOTD: Friday, August 22, 2014

    Lanvin Avant Garde

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    Re: Room Scent Of The Day - August 2014

    Tonight we are burning Pink Sands by Yankee


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  32. Re: Worst Fragrance week ever (Really mad right now)

    I am sorry that this happens to you!


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  33. Re: A New York story (and a fragrance newbie in The Big Apple)

    Sounds like you had a great time! I'm jealous! My wife has family in NY, and we used to go once a year or so, but now that we have little kids, it's hard to do.
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    Re: How is Bond no.9 Shelter Island?

    I blind bought it when it first came out. I have to admit that I was a tad underwhelmed when I first tried it. The oud/marine combo is a little odd, but the more I wear it, the more I like it. I...
  35. Re: Bond No. 9 HTTP:WWW Now that the hype has settled, is it any good?

    It's OK. I bought a bottle and the first thing that went through my mind was "Aventus Light" or "Aventus meets Scent of Peace for Him." I actually like it, but I don't think I'll get a new bottle IF...
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    Re: Your Top 5 Incense-Based Fragrances

    I just received my bottle of 2 Man two days ago, and it is quite fantastic! The only thing I didn't expect from it was the dose of aldehydes at the top, but I enjoyed them with the incense, vetiver,...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, August 20, 2014

    SOTE: Dior Homme Sport

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.14719.jpg
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, August 21, 2014

    Vetiver Extraordinaire by Frederic Malle

    http://www.mensreverie.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/MR-CS-Frederic-Malle-Vetiver-Extraordinaire.jpg
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    Re: Room Scent Of The Day - August 2014

    Mango Peach Salsa by Yankee


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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, August 20, 2014

    Dior Homme Eau (from a sample)...I'm still on the fence about whether or not this is FBW or not :)

    Although, I am a little annoyed about the redundancy of Dior HOMME eau for MEN ;)
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, August 19, 2014

    Creed Himalaya

    http://www.lofindaz.com/store/creed-himalaya-perfume.jpg
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    Re: Room Scent Of The Day - August 2014

    Midsummer's Night by Yankee tonight
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, August 18, 2014

    AdG Essenza

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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, August 17, 2014

    Switching it up to some Virgin Island Water

    http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-zQerr70riao/U1DOjFSQtBI/AAAAAAAACmc/_Ethqmr5mqo/s1600/creed-virgin-island-water.jpg
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    Re: Smell of money!

    My first thought was Bois du Portugal as well.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, August 17, 2014

    Cool Water

    http://www.maniacstore.com/images/D/cool-water-men-msl-01.jpg
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    Re: SOTD:: Saturdayy, August 16, 2014

    Set Sail St. Bart's by Tommy Bahama

    http://s7.tommybahama.com/is/image/TommyBahama/TH31059_729_main?$detail2$
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2014

    I almost wore Creed's Virgin Island Water, but I ended up going with Versace Man Eau Fraiche today. While I love VIW and it is the epitome of a summer vacation fragrance, I have an important meeting,...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, August 15, 2014

    Versace Man Eau Fraiche

    http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/08/15/mudu7a5u.jpg


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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, August 14, 2014

    SOTE: Dirty by Lush

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.11734.jpg
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    Re: Scent for my wife

    It's an update on the original. It opens with citrus and toned down aldehydes. It's fantastic, and my wife loves it! It also works well on a man, too.
  52. Re: Fragrance for the fall and winter that makes you want to cuddle?

    Burberry London
    The One by Dolce and Gabbana
    Ambre Nuit by Dior
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    Re: Scent for my wife

    How about Chanel no 5 Eau Premiere?
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, August 14, 2014

    L'Homme Sport

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.24473.jpg
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, August 13, 2014

    SOTA: Dune Homme by Christian Dior

    http://www.leprixdesparfums.com/00079/Dior-Dune-pour-Homme.jpg
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, August 13, 2014

    From a sample....

    I've never really liked this one, but I keep finding myself wanting to like it. I'm giving it one more chance before I officially write it off as "Eau de Bug Spray."
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  57. Thread: First Cologne

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    Re: First Cologne

    Sometime in the 1980s, my grandfather gifted me bottle of Pierre Cardin Pour Monsieur. Sometime around that time he also got me a bottle of Chaps by Ralph Lauren and Karl Largerfeld Classic. I doused...
  58. Thread: Finally!

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    Re: Finally!

    Congratulations! I"m a fan of both of those fragrances. My guess is now that you've had chance to drink the Basenotes Kool-Aid, your fragrance wardrobe will grow exponentially,
  59. Re: Chanel Pour Monsieur Concentrée name change to Eau de Parfum?

    That's interesting! I just saw that on the Chanel website, but the Nordstrom website still shows the old bottle with "Eau de Toilette Concentree." I wonder you are right and it has been...
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game ~ PART 5

    E is for EROLFA by Creed
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    Re: Live in warm climate year round.

    I live in Phoenix, so I am right there with you when it comes to summer all year long. A lot of people will tell you to wear what you want, whenever you want, and for the most part they are right....
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, August 11, 2014

    SOTE: Silver Mountain Water

    http://parfum-original.ru/img/Creed%20Silver%20Mountain%20Water.jpg
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, August 12, 2014

    Nautica Classic

    http://www.perfumesnataly.com/viejo/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/257__nautica_classic.jpg
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    Re: Pure Malt or Pure Havane

    Performance wise, they are about the same. Pure Malt is sweeter, and Pure Havane is spicier. I own and love both, but I think Pure Malt has the slight edge.
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    Re: Dior Homme Intense For A Teen?

    Get it! What's the worst that could happen? :)
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    Re: What Cologne Do You Hate to Admit You Like?

    I'm not embarrassed about liking the my guilty pleasures (Acqua di Gio, Cool Water, most Kenneth Cole fragrances, or even Aventus). The one and only fragrance that I'm sometimes ashamed to wear is...
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    Re: Bleu de Chanel - how does it wear on you?

    BdC really depends on the day. Sometimes I, too, get heavy incense and woods, but then on other day I get a ton of vetiver. I never know what I'm going to get each time I wear BdC, but that's what I...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, August 11, 2014

    Guerlain L'eau Boiseehttp://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2012/02/08/article-2098425-118FBE15000005DC-312_306x361.jpg
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, August 10, 2014

    Reaction for Men by Kenneth Cole

    http://www.perfumeandcolognemall.com/images/products/pcm-images-n-r/reaction-kennethcole-m.jpg
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    Sticky: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Today on the hospital, my wife's labor and delivery nurse said she loved my cologne. I am wearing Bond 9 I Love NY for Fathers.
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    Re: So I wore MAAI to work today

    lol :)
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    SOTD: August 9, 2014

    I Love NY for Fathers! :)

    http://www.bondno9.com/images/photos/0000/3954/I_Love_New_York__For_Father_s_Day_Hires_large.jpg?1331913698
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    Re: Your experiences with cannabis notes ?

    The only cannabis fragrance I know is Black Afgano, and I'm not really that into it. I appreciate it's uniqueness, complexity, and quality, but it's really not my style. I also work close to a police...
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    Re: male fragrance for boys next door

    Honestly, buy him a gift card to Sephora or Fragrancenet. If that's too impersonal, then I agree with the Bleu de Chanel, Nuit L'homme, or Dior Sport suggestions (in that order).
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, August 8, 2014

    SOTE: My birthday bottle of Ambre Nuit came in the mail today. It's amazing!

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/386234-SOTD-Friday-August-8-2014/page2
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2014

    Hahaha...thanks! By the way, my wife is the one who chose that picture! :)
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    Re: Habit Rouge EdP

    I own the EDP, but I agree with hednic's assessment above that it is much more rich and complex than the EDT.

    I do think, however, the EDT and EDP are so different, that I could easily justify...
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    Re: Erolfa is wonderful

    I'm a big fan and think it's one of the more underrated Creeds out there. It's perfect for summer. You're right, the performance is not the greatest, but a lot of citrusy aquatics are lacking in that...
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    Re: Dior Homme Parfum!?!?

    This is fantastic! Thanks for sharing!!
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    Re: Fredrick Malle or Nassamato Pardon

    Frederic Malle by a mile!

    Geranium Pour Monsieur, Bois d'Orage/French Lover, Musc Ravageur, Vetiver Extraordinaire, Carnal Flower, POAL, Le Parfum de Therese, Lys Mediterranee....I could go on.
  81. Poll: Re: Suicidal Question: How similar are GIT and Cool Water?

    They are somewhat similar, but not identical. I find GIT to be more "green" and sharp. It is more similar to vintage Cool Water, but I think they are different enough to justify owning both. I prefer...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2014

    I don't know if it is allowed, but I am syncing with a fragrance I've already worn on a Friday sync...The One by Dolce and Gabbana (something created between 2000-2013).

    This is perhaps my...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, August 8, 2014

    The One

    http://ep.yimg.com/ca/I/yhst-87074699935963_2269_57880920
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    Re: Room Scent Of The Day - August 2014

    Midsummer's Night by Yankee
  85. Re: Anyone else worried about bothering people with Tobacco Vanille?

    Just go easy on the trigger, and you'll be OK. One of the reasons your friends might not be responding positively is because the opening really packs a punch. Spraying and immediately smelling it is...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, August 7, 2014

    Grey Vetiver

    http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/08/07/gy9e2e8e.jpg
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday,August 6, 2014

    Fierce

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.3508.jpg
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, August 5, 2014

    SOTE: Lys Mediterranee

    http://www.fredericmalle.com/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/224x280/e6c4c572e1a98b3160451a112bad7b9b/l/y/lysm-07v100_2.jpg
  89. Re: Guerlain Heritage and Creed Bois du Portugal.

    I much prefer the Guerlain.
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    Re: "Fallish" Bond...is there such a beast?

    +1 Silver Factory and HOT Always
  91. Thread: Niche...

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    Re: Niche...

    I think it was Aventus...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, August 5, 2014

    Good old MI for me!

    http://www.creedboutique.com/17-67-large/millesime-imperial-.jpg
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, August 4, 2014

    I will be spending the day online in a virtual teleconference, so I thought Bond9.com might be appropriate.

    http://www.chipchick.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/bond9.jpg
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    Re: Today I Bought August 2014

    Went to Nordstrom to do some sampling, and walked out with bottles of Sahara Noir and Tobacco Oud (thanks to recommendations to my colleagues here on Basenotes)!
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  95. Re: Casual/romantic evening designer fragrance for age 30+

    La Nuit or The One are excellent choices
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    Re: Room Scent Of The Day - August 2014

    Bahama Breeze by Yankee
  97. Re: FALL/WINTER fragrance recommendations for 16 year old?

    Spicebomb
  98. Re: Help me decide what to purchase next...decisions...

    I'd go with Original Santal from your list. With football season approaching, it's the best of the bunch for the cooler and winter season ahead.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, August 3, 2014

    Curve for Men

    http://www.perfumela.com/images/full/Curve-for-Men.jpg
  100. Re: Naomi Goodsir Bois d'Ascese and Sonoma Scent Studio Fireside Intense

    Own and love BdA. It smells like a campfire.
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