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  1. Thread: Compliments

    by Rüssel
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    Re: Compliments

    I wear fragrances so I don't have to wash, the rest is secondary.

    Ok, that's not always the main reason. As for compliments, they're ok if the right scent gets complimented. If it's a scent I...
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    Re: Your own avatar.

    Mine's rolled up in my avatar. Username has a metal umlaut.
  3. Poll: Re: Should the mods delete posts about what a religious leader would wear?

    To ask to kill someone isn't quite the same as using a racial slur and certainly not as criticising aspects of groups of people (which will always include some generalising and someone will get...
  4. Re: How much of your collection is made up of sweet perfumes?

    All depends on what people consider sweet. Even something like One Man Show is surprisingly sweet really.
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    Re: Which colognes does the pope wear?

    I think you have trouble reading, you know.
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    Re: Which colognes does the pope wear?

    Not true.



    Probably still rocking his perfume as well.
  7. Poll: Re: Should the mods delete posts about what a religious leader would wear?

    It's still around.

    Funny enough Scientology seems to outrage more posters than the Abrahamic religions who all caused and cause violence at some point. It's not that easy to start a new religion...
  8. Re: How can you tell if a fragrance is too "mature" for you?

    For me there is no too mature, only too young and too girlie.
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    Re: Which colognes does the pope wear?

    The old pope supposedly had a bespoke perfume. Not sure about the recent one.
    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/howaboutthat/9143148/Perfume-created-for-Pope-Benedict-XVI.html
  10. Poll: Re: Should the mods delete posts about what a religious leader would wear?

    Not sure if any of these what would so and so wear threads belong in Male Fragrance Discussion, otherwise don't care either way.

    Same goes for other threads in which no male fragrance gets...
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    Re: What fragrance would Jesus wear?

    Sometimes I think that people should ask themselves how many sprays Jesus would wear and the world would be a better place.
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    Re: What fragrance would Moses wear?

    Perhaps Cut Cigar EDT.
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    Re: What fragrance would L. Ron Hubbard wear?

    None. Prophet Hubbard did not approve of perfumes.
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    Re: What fragrance would Jesus wear?

    Some report a fondness for Black Orchid.
    http://s9.postimg.org/6vdglx5vj/mohammedkitsch2.jpg
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    Re: why so much distaste for drakkar noir?

    I had an old bottle once and, even though I like many old fragrances, didn't care for this one. Not sure if the fragrance was still in perfect condition though.
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    Re: What fragrance would Jesus wear?

    Not sure why people are guessing, it was shown in The Passion of the Christ.
    http://s10.postimg.org/fsj0lwiq1/passion6_300x199.jpg
  17. Re: Do you ever feel guilty about spending so much money?

    The problem of poor people (and overpopulation) in the world can't really be resolved by giving a few pounds or mass immigration to Western Europe, and it's only going to get worse as populations...
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    Re: When is too much, too much?

    Just use them. If you still don't enjoy them, sell them.



    This. Also they don't seem to lose much value, even can make profit.
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    Poll: Re: Blind buying 3 out of these

    L`instant de guerlain
    Dior fahrenheit
    Opium pour homme
  20. Re: How much of your collection is made up of sweet perfumes?

    Not sure. The super sweet ones are always up for the cull but a couple managed to stick around. I don't mind them in winter, alas don't get to wear them that much as the girlfriend doesn't approve of...
  21. Re: Goofiest thing you've seen on Ebay (men's fragrance category).

    I just hope these breasts were clean.
  22. Re: Is there any fragrance you use exclusively at home?

    I think Shalimar gets mostly worn at home. Relaxing.
  23. Re: have you ever prefer the women version of a fragrance than the men version?

    Must de Cartier.
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    Re: How shallow are you?

    I wouldn't want to live with a bottle such as 1 Million, 24 Gold, a bottle shaped like a fist/skull/weight/microphone or anything that has David Beckham, Kanye West or some other annoying person's...
  25. Re: What scent or cologne would you like to be remembered by?

    Yatagan.
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    Re: Your "biggest regret" purchase?

    Safari, Beyond Paradise, Drakkar Noir, Eau de Cartier, Tomorrow, Quorum Aqua, Declaration Bois Bleu, Dreamer, XS, Brit, Michael Kors, Chrome, Sex Pistols, Bergamotto Marino, Nightflight, L'Essence de...
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    Re: Ebay transaction gone bad

    This. Also be honest and clear when it comes to the description.

    Though if something would go wrong I'd still sort it out with the buyer/post office.

    Oh, and keep the postage low. There are...
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    Re: Anybody know about Vermeil Black For Men?

    Sadly not. Is this an old scent or something new like One Man Show Gold, etc?

    There's also a Rodeo Black
    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.24308.jpg
  29. Re: Women's fragrances you consider unisex or even masculine?

    That's a good one as well. I'm sure you'll enjoy it.
  30. Re: Women's fragrances you consider unisex or even masculine?

    Azuree.
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    Re: Whatever It Takes - Kanye West

    I hope you don't ride a motorcycle as this might happen

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BBAtAM7vtgc
  32. Re: Tom of Finland Etat Libre d`Orange for men - WTH?

    This should have come in a moist, leather jockstrap really.



    Not sure if I'm stating the obvious here but that's Tom of Finland artwork.

    Here's two dudes just relaxing ...
  33. Re: Show of hands -- who doesn't like The One and why?

    Dislike like it so much that I haven't even tried it. Why? Bad reviews, name.
  34. Re: Show of hands -- who doesn't like The One and why?

    Dislike like it so much that I'll make 2 posts about it.
  35. Re: Oud scents - Why do a lot of women dislike them so much here in the USA ?

    I can confirm that American women are not wild about oud. Nothing to do with clean and fresh either as they like other stinkers. Apart from the smell it could be bad associations.
  36. Re: How much of your wardrobe do you currently use?

    Apart from a few backup bottles, everything gets used, every now and then. Things that don't get used/I lose interest in get sold. Currently selling 3 ladies' perfumes. Not buying much new stuff.
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    Re: What you wear if your 90yrs old

    Not sure what I'll wear when my 90 years old.
  38. Re: Dior Home vs Davidoff cool water vs bleu de chanel?

    Dior Home > bleu de chanel > Davidoff cool water.
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    Re: Favorite Perfumer?

    Who knows but I've got a few by these Edmond Roudnitska, Jean-Claude Ellena, Bernard Chant.

    Not sure how well I get on with Maurice Roucel and Antoine Lie.
  40. Re: Help me edit down any redundant colognes in my list

    Like
    Dior Homme Intense

    Don't want
    Thierry Mugler Pure Malt

    Can't say that I've tried the rest.
  41. Re: Please don't use "Old Lady" or "Old Man" 'scent' as description...it's offensive

    I'd like to point out that that's not me in my picture, just a look-alike.
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    Re: Am I the only one that does this?

    Can't see why not. I'm sure Selfridges, Liberty, Harrods, Debenhams, etc, will survive. Indeed they'd be happy that people come to their shop for any reason as they might end up buying something else.
  43. Re: Inappropriate times to wear fragrance (excluding gym and funerals)

    This.

    Apart from the allergy and asthma ward.
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    Re: I don't get the love for Azzaro Visit.

    Didn't like it at first but later found it to be a pleasant to wear scent. Worth the little money it sells for.
  45. Re: Please don't use "Old Lady" or "Old Man" 'scent' as description...it's offensive

    I'd think so as well. Women get judged, and perhaps judge themselves, by looks more. Though for men the loss of physical strength, in some cases hair (and other, worse problems) can't be easy either....
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    Re: Better Than Versace Pour Homme?

    Bulgari Aqua, Armani Code Sport.
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    Re: best fragrances to untrained noses

    Anything popular from the high street and/or something expensive (e.g. Creed).
  48. Re: Please don't use "Old Lady" or "Old Man" 'scent' as description...it's offensive

    Are there men who get offended by the expression old man scent?

    Not trying to suggest that it could seem that this might be mainly a women's issue or anything :vrolijk_1:
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    Poll: Re: Men, which note do you like most on a woman?

    Anything but fruity-vanilla stuff.
  50. Re: Trying to pick two out of three: Bvlgari Black, A*Men, and A*Men Pure Leather

    Bvlgari Black and A*Men. A*Men Pure Leather is rather close to the original A*Men.
  51. Re: Please don't use "Old Lady" or "Old Man" 'scent' as description...it's offensive

    When I hear old man scent I reach for my wallet.
  52. Re: Some fantastic scents from UK houses ? Suggestions ?

    I like Miller Harris L'Air de Rien, Penhaligon's Eucris, Hammam Bouquet, Sartorial, Richard James, Dunhill for men, Trumper Sandalwood, Woods of Windsor, Agent Provocateur, Paul Smith's and...
  53. Re: Males! You wrote a love poem, now what do you spray on it.

    Kouros.
  54. Re: Do you have a scent that takes you back mentally to the 60's, 70's, 80's etc.?

    Aramis
    http://www.sheffieldhistory.co.uk/forums/uploads/gallery/album_92/gallery_4269_92_741726.jpg

    Polo
    http://www.liketotally80s.com/wp-content/uploads/2006/10/making-the-grade-1984.jpg
    ...
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    Re: Rank your Chanel

    Own and like
    Egoiste
    Antaeus

    Tried and like
    Cuir De Russie (broke my large sample :-/ )
    No 5

    Ok but wouldn't spend money on
    Allure Homme Sport
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    Re: Just want to say......

    Happy Yuletide and a Merry Christmas!
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    Re: 24 Gold - Shouldn't Smell This Good!

    It's pleasing, and a bit too girlie (for me), thus it will not replace my Lolita Lempicka L.
  58. Poll: Re: UNGARO pour Homme, I, II, III, what do you prefer personally?

    II. Never saw I for a price that makes me want to blind purchase it.
  59. Re: Please rank what is most important - smell, name, house, bottle, sex, performance, price

    1. Smell
    2. Price/Performance
    4. House/Bottle (not very interested in celebrity perfumes, Creed (see price) or bottles like 1 Million or Champion)
    5. Sex (not as advertised for suitability but as...
  60. Re: Why does the current version of Davidoff Zino smell like an emergency room?

    Vomit, blood and tears? In any case, I quite like Zino.
  61. Re: Price = Quality: Price the Fragrance Accordingly

    Le Male
    Fahrenheit
    Terre d'Hermes
    Encre Noire
    Caron Pour Un Homme
    Habit Rouge
    Egoiste
    Bleu de Chanel
    Dior Homme
    Burberry London
  62. Thread: Dated/Timeless

    by Rüssel
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    Re: Dated/Timeless

    Dated - Cool Water, Eternity, Nightflight

    Timeless - too many to mention (though many would probably disagree when it comes to old guy scents like Polo, Quorum, Kouros, etc)
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    Re: Fragrance references in fiction books or films

    In The Family Man Cage seems to sniff Dana's English Leather to take him back to olden days.
  64. Re: Fragrance went from "I like it well enough to buy it" to "get this off of me!"

    I tire of scents quite frequently. The last few that were last seen on E-Bay were Miracle L'Aquatonic, Rochas Man and Bulgari Aqua Marine. Soon to be listed is Kenzo's Jungle L'Elephant.
  65. Re: On the hunt for "Five Star" fragrances. All because I bought a book! HAIAHA!

    Own these 5 Stars
    Aromatics Elixir ; Azurée ; Azzaro pour Homme ; Bandit ; Black ; Dior Homme ; Grey Flannel ; Habit Rouge ; L’Heure Bleue ; Insensé ; Jicky Kouros Mitsouko ; Pour un Homme ;...
  66. Re: Does anyone keep a fragrance in their collection that they hate?

    I still have my doubts that you truly hate, in the sense of having such a strong, lasting dislike of something that you wish to remove or destroy the cause of what causes it), unless you somehow...
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    Re: Significant Other Overrules

    Luckily likes most of my top favourites. Fahrenheit Absolute and Montale Black Aoud did get the thumbs down. Also not even trying to wear anything very sweet or women's anymore.:lolk:
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    Re: Ever play SA in a mall store?

    Not when it comes to perfume so far. I have been consulted about honey once. Sometimes tiny people, women mostly, seem to think I'm some sort of valet and I've been helping them to things stored high...
  69. Re: Help me choose: Polo (classic) or Esencia Loewe.

    Polo. More rugged and fun (if that's what you like). Esencia is smoother, more modern, easier to wear, indeed it's quite pretty at first, but I also found it a bit underwhelming, unsatisfying and too...
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    Re: Gucci PH1 - why so much hype?

    Good scent, people like and miss it, discontinued (always helps), nostalgia, etc.

    Personally I feel more like "why so much hype?" when it comes to Envy. It's good but I sold my backup bottle and...
  71. Poll: Re: Are you a fan of fragrances that have a soapy scent?

    Open is like someone hammering a bar of soap up one's nostrils. Awesome.
  72. Re: Scents smell so much better on people who are well-mannered, well-dressed etc.

    If the prejudice against pigs is so strong, sure. But then it probably wouldn't make a difference either if the pig rocks Armani and is extremely polite, it never had a chance :sad:
  73. Re: Scents smell so much better on people who are well-mannered, well-dressed etc.

    If you put Aventus on a pig you still have Aventus though? If the pig is reasonably clean and owns the same batch number as somebody else then the Aventus should pretty much smell the same (or...
  74. Re: Does anyone keep a fragrance in their collection that they hate?

    Ok, just because you like to smell something doesn't meant that you like the smell itself...and hate doesn't mean a deep and emotional extreme dislike either.

    Odd...;)
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    Re: "Unisex" a misnomer?

    It's a single every sex, not differentiated, uniform product, showing one character if worn by women or men.

    It will make your genitals fall off 50% less than a perfume that is for the opposite...
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    Re: What to wear to ugly christmas sweater party?

    Aventus.
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    Re: Do you use perfume every day?

    Pretty much, yes. But I don't mind going without for a couple of hours or a day either, it feels pure, naked and clean. I went for years without as I had somewhat sensitive and dry skin as a teen and...
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    Re: Why do we do it?

    Or if you'd ask Freud
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    Re: Why do we do it?

    http://www.drugabuse.gov/sites/default/files/imagecache/content_image_landscape/slide13.gif
  80. Re: Does anyone keep a fragrance in their collection that they hate?

    Nope. And neither do you.
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    Re: Smelling fragrance is a skill.

    Not really feeling ya. People smell, watch and listen to stuff all the time. Unless one goes full nerd or it's part of one's profession the appreciation of most things will stay fairly superficial.
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    Re: Ralph Lauren Polo. Still wearable today?

    Now more than ever. You will smell rugged and like a piece of burned, half rotten meat in the woods, thus stand out amongst all the creamy pies and smooth prettiness. Women will most likely forget...
  83. Re: Which fragrances remind you of a Grandma smell?

    Isn't it like asking what do women over 40 (or 30), who have children who have children, smell like? Or are we talking about women over 60, 70? And would that include cat ladies?
  84. Re: In this thread we review a fragrance with a picture (JPG/GIFs)

    Jacomo de Jacomo
    http://cdn9.staztic.com/app/a/2965/2965076/the-undertaker-live-wallpaper-1-2-s-307x512.jpg

    Aventus - Quorum ...
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    Re: The Ultimate Young Fragrance

    Scents that I find rather youthful - Tommy Bahama, Boss Bottled, Le Male, Lolita Lempicka au Masculin.
  86. Re: Which fragrances remind you of a Grandma smell?

    None really. I guess white florals remind me of womenfolk in general. Some of them may be grandmothers by now.

    I've smelled Mitsouko on older ladies but I don't associate it with them much....
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    Re: Manly Gourmand??

    A*Men and Animale Animale seem a little bit rougher to me than others I've tried.
  88. Re: In this thread we review a fragrance with a picture (JPG/GIFs)

    Kouros
    http://s1.hubimg.com/u/3923534_f496.jpg

    Aramis
    http://kylethevagabond.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/mountie.jpg
  89. Re: Scents smell so much better on people who are well-mannered, well-dressed etc.

    I feel the same when it comes to the fragrances of people who buy me a beer.
  90. Re: In this thread we review a fragrance with a picture (JPG/GIFs)

    Angel
    http://static2.beanscdn.co.uk/modules/ems-v2/seriesItem/images/booze_britain.jpg

    Shalimar EDT
    http://thumbs.dreamstime.com/x/sleeping-man-bed-8115297.jpg

    Arpege ...
  91. Re: In this thread we review a fragrance with a picture (JPG/GIFs)

    Eucris
    https://anaspiringgent.files.wordpress.com/2012/10/620-james-bond-sean-connery-007-imgcache-rev1344369209660.jpg?w=529&h=366

    Moustache Concentree...
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    Re: How much is your collection worth?

    £2000 to 4000, I'd guess. Considering what other people spend on wine and other booze per week it's not that bad.
  93. Re: In this thread we review a fragrance with a picture (JPG/GIFs)

    Safari
    http://calvinayre.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/ron-jeremy.jpg

    Obsession
    http://soundportraits.org/images/oldest_male_stripper/oldest_male_stripper-gallery-3.jpg

    Cool Water ...
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    Re: How was your hobby in the pre-Internet era?

    Music, girls and LSD were widely available before the internet, so these hobbies were fine. Never bothered with perfume, just showered.
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    Re: Other addictions

    Chocolate and books.
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    Re: People Defending SAs

    I like to lecture them about fragrances whilst undressing them with my eyes. Sometimes I pull out my wallet, only to put it back in my pocket, not buying anything.

    No, wait, usually I just tell...
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    Re: Blind Buying 24 Gold?

    If you like them sweet and find it cheap it's good value. If you like Pure Malt (or something like the original Lolita Lempicka) then you could enjoy this.
  98. Poll: Re: Interested in knowing everybodys AGE and SEXUAL ORIENTATION

    So, did you guys turn straight/gay before or after you've used perfume (men's/women's or unisex?) and/or discovered Basenotes?

    :vrolijk_1:
  99. Re: If you have to downsize your wardrobe, which fragrances will you let go?

    If I really had to I could give away most of them relatively easily. There is a lot of cheap/sweet/women's stuff that I mainly wear for fun/myself but not regularly, those mostly could go, and I'd...
  100. Poll: Re: Interested in knowing everybodys AGE and SEXUAL ORIENTATION

    I've bought track bottoms (34-36) to prepare for Christmas. Wouldn't want to have to walk around with no pants on all holiday.
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