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    Re: Your current scent is discontinued tomorrow

    Currently wearing a sample of By Kilian Incense Oud. I like it, but I don't know if I love it, so I don't think I would pay a whole lot for it. Maybe a decant, but I wouldn't spend much more than $50...
  2. Re: Which house do you have the most fragrances from & how many?

    2 Amouage: Reflection, Beloved, and samples of Interlude
    2 Cartier: Declaration L'Essence, Declaration Cologne
    2 Guccis: GPH2, Envy, and a tiny .15 oz bottle of GPH1

    ...I use to have a bunch of...
  3. Re: How many sprays of Amouage Reflection Man do you use and where?

    I usually wear this one when I'm in a shirt and suit, so unlike the majority of you that do 2-3, because the scent is fighting through so many layers, I normally do 6-7 sprays: both wrists, both...
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    Re: Best FIRST date scent out of these 5...

    I would say La Nuit or GPH2. Both scents are very nice. I personally love GPH2 and own it. I've gotten several compliments on it. La Nuit, I have never owned, but I have smelt it on others, and I...
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    Re: Fragrances for gay

    Wear women's perfume. Lol
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    Re: MDCI Invasion Barbare failed me BIG TIME!

    Trust me: the Creed boys will act like http can't compare to Aventus. It does, and it's a superior scent. Considerably fresher. Get a sample from the perfumedcourt and get back to me...
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    Re: MDCI Invasion Barbare failed me BIG TIME!

    Ehh...not exactly. I like it a bit, but don't like it a lot. It's a bit too powdery. Ultimately tho, if I really like a scent, no one else's opinion really matters in terms of how much I like it. If...
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    Re: MDCI Invasion Barbare failed me BIG TIME!

    Lol You kept it ALL THE WAY real. Lol IN is nice, but even applied lightly, it's just a bit too powdery for me. It has this persistent foot powder smell that I just can't accept altogether. It's...
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    Re: MDCI Invasion Barbare failed me BIG TIME!

    I couldn't have said it better myself. I attend church because I am a believer, and enjoy church service. However, I am single, and looking to marry one day, and the church is a good place to meet...
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    Re: MDCI Invasion Barbare failed me BIG TIME!

    So lurking through the thread, I see that the consensus seems to be to go lighter with this scent. I wish I knew! I guess I just wanted to make sure they smelt me. Rookie mistake, and I'm no rookie,...
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    Re: MDCI Invasion Barbare failed me BIG TIME!

    Lol! Hilarious! Lol
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    Re: MDCI Invasion Barbare failed me BIG TIME!

    Lol I like that. Lol Everyone is blessed with my essence before my presence...
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    Re: MDCI Invasion Barbare failed me BIG TIME!

    That might have been the problem. I definitely gave it a few sprays, maybe 5. Perhaps I overdid it a lil bit. Next time I wear it, I'll tone it down a lil bit.
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    Re: The best from each of your favourite houses

    Amouage Reflection
    By Kilian Apple Brandy
    Creed Royal Oud
    Bond No.9 HTTP
    Dior Bois D'Argent
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    Re: Best scent under $35

    I second this suggestion. I had a coworker that wore this. Smelt great on him! I recommended this one to a friend of mine. He tried it and bought it. Good stuff. I need to check in with him and see...
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    Re: MDCI Invasion Barbare failed me BIG TIME!

    I actually do like it, but I don't love it. I sampled it years ago, and someone sent me the sample last week, along with samples of another scent. So, I was wearing it for a few days last week, and I...
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    Re: Chez Bond Opinions

    Nice. Smooth, and unassuming. Better than GIT imo...
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    MDCI Invasion Barbare failed me BIG TIME!

    So this past Friday evening, I wore Invasion Barbare to a church event I attended. I was going back and forth on the elevator, moving some things to the top floor. Several minutes after I had last...
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    Re: What best compliments your fragrance

    Interesting, how many use non-scented deodorants. I use regular scented Speed Stick, and I actually like the scent, and find it quite fragrant. It seems to go along quite well with my other...
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    Re: Dior Bois d'Argent - great scent but......

    It's funny when I see these threads about scents that supposedly don't last long, yet I (and several others) have found no problems with these same scents. I don't currently own a bottle, but I had a...
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    Re: The Amouage Experiment

    Lol Clever! Well, after lurking though the thread, I only recall one member say that they noticed a difference for the worse. The other said he actually preferred the newer formulation at certain...
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    Re: The Amouage Experiment

    Yeah, I know what you mean. I wish these fragrance houses would just leave well enough ALONE!
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    Re: The Amouage Experiment

    Hey man...I'm sorry you've had bad luck with the reformulations. I pray they never reformulate Reflection! Interlude was indeed just darn fine, just the way it was. Sad to heard it was reformulated....
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    Re: The Amouage Experiment

    To Redlir, I was definetely looking forward to seeing your take on Reflection. This is my first full bottle Amouage purchase. I LOVE Reflection. It is my favorite scent, though I seldom ever wear it,...
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    Re: The Amouage Experiment

    Lol Yes, Interlude is a beast! I bought 6 2ml samples from parfumraffys quite some time ago, and I still have atleast 4 of them. And I've gotten atleast 1 compliment from wearing it. It's good, but...
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    Re: Surrati Fragrances

    Their oil for Creed Royal Oud smells just like the real thing. I'll be buying some of it very soon!
  27. Re: Bond No. 9 HTTP:WWW Now that the hype has settled, is it any good?

    My favorite Bond. It's good!
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    Re: Hot summer boat party fragrance...

    Oh, D'issey would be great too! You have some good scents to choose from!
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    Re: Hot summer boat party fragrance...

    Bleu de Chanel or Eternity Summer for Men (2014)
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    Re: Wear what she likes or what you like?

    Hey guys! I appreciate the suggestions! I chose to wear it again! I got it in the car, and minutes before I arrive, I'm doing a couple of spritzes. Wish me luck! :-)
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    Re: Wear what she likes or what you like?

    You could be right, but it COULD BE that feather that tips the scale in my favor...
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    Re: Wear what she likes or what you like?

    I don't think it's similar enough to Le Male to warrant the comparisons. It smells MUCCCH better, and cleaner.
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    Re: Wear what she likes or what you like?

    I love it, Magnus! Appreciate the advice!
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    Wear what she likes or what you like?

    Hey guys. So I have little doubt that this has been discussed before, but I wanted to talk about it a little bit. So here's the situation: I'll be having dinner with a friend of mine who I sorta...
  35. Re: Name a scent that smells like another scent and list the two scents that smell alike or similar

    What actually surprised me is that the dry down of Royal Oud does actually smell quite similar to GPH II! I noticed that the last few times I wore it...
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    Re: Fan di Fendi pour homme assoluto

    I tried this last week at Macy's. I actually liked it quite a bit! I had to come on here and find out what my Basenoters were saying about it! I'ma give it another try after work today. This may end...
  37. Re: Best individual compliment you ever got on a cologne?

    Hey guys. I've been lurking in this thread for some time now. Great to see the compliments. I think one of the best compliments I got was from the cashier at a fast food restaurant. I approached the...
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    Re: Your holy grail of designer scents.

    Great to see so many GPH2 mentions! This was my favorite fragrance before I met Amouage Reflection. But this is still top 5 for me!
  39. Re: What cheap fragrance generated more compliments when you wore during all day

    Azzaro Chrome Legend. I've gotten a few compliments on that, and I don't wear it very often, so that says something.
  40. Re: I really like Al Rehab Silver, what else would I like from this house?

    I owned both Aseel and Khaliji before. I preefered Khaliji, as Aseel was kinda sharp. But, I go positive compliments on both of them. I was usually layerering them with other scents, typically...
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    Re: 1 Scent for Each Season

    Spring: Gucci Pour Homme II
    Summer: Hermessence Pamplemouse Rose
    Fall: By Killian Back to Black
    Winter: Amouage Interlude
  42. Re: Rive Gauche Pour Homme - Gets the Darndest Reactions.

    I use to own this, until I swapped it for something else. I got it because it was inexpensive, and it had great reviews, but to be quite honest, I never grew to love it. But I'm glad it seems to work...
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    Re: An Amazing Citrus?

    I personally like Hermessence Pamplemouse Rose. The longevity sucks, but for summer time, it's pretty good.
  44. Re: If MONEY was no option....What niche Fragrance would you pick up and why?

    Given the season right now, If I were going to get something, it would probably be MFK APOM. I've wanted that one for the spring/summer for a while now. Either that or Hermes Pamplemouse Rose.
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    Re: Favourite Kilian - 2014

    Back to Black
    Apple Brandy
    Straight to Heaven (first By Killian I purchased)
    Rose Oud (I bought 10 1.5 ml samples of this)

    I like Incense Oud and Musk Oud too, but I haven't spent a lot of...
  46. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (3/29/14): Gucci Pour Homme II vs Body Kouros

    Apparantly, I can't vote, but I love GPH II
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    Re: What was/would be your wedding fragrance?

    Right now, it'd likely be Amouage Reflection. If not, it would likely be something else from Amouage. MAYBE Beloved, or something from By Killian.
  48. Re: Insurrection Pure II by Rayene: Review & Experiences If You've Tried It

    I don't like Aventus, but I love Bondno9.com. How close is IP to that? And do you think this then will be a compliment bomb like Aventus is?
  49. Thread: Summer Rotation

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    Re: Summer Rotation

    Issey is the only one that I'd keep.
  50. Re: Creed Royal Water and Hm by Hanae Mori are two of the most underrated scents IMO

    Hm is okay. It smells nice, and does have some similarities to GPH2, but definitely isn't a dead ringer. Royal Water, I very much enjoy. People think it's too feminine. I've never gotten feminine...
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    Re: My Nephew bought.... Made To Measure

    HILARIOUS! LOL It's so sad that most people go to a dept store, spray one or two scents, and then walk out paying retail for average, generic scents.
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    Re: The Scent of Peace for Him by Bond No 9?

    I recently tried Jo Malone's Sweet Lemon, and it instantly reminded me of Aventus. I looked up the notes, and sure enough, it has pineapple in it.
    According to Fragrantica, "The composition starts...
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    Re: The Scent of Peace for Him by Bond No 9?

    It doesn't smell like pineapple to me, but similarly, I was watching an episode of Street Scents, and Al had someone smell Aventus, without telling them anything about the notes. This was a notice...
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    Re: The Scent of Peace for Him by Bond No 9?

    I tried this last week and also came away immediately likening it to Aventus. The funny thing is, every scent that I've come across that smells similar to Aventus, I've found to be BETTER than...
  55. Thread: Spring 2014

    by Larwiz
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    Re: Spring 2014

    I haven't given it much thought either, but now that I think about it...

    1. GPH II
    2. Creed Royal Water (oil replica)
    3. Cartier Declaration L'Essence
    4. Cartier Declaration Cologne
    5. Bond...
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    Re: What does everyone else smell like?

    Man, I woulda asked him. I have absolutely no shame when it comes to asking guys what they're wearing, if I really like the scent.
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    Re: best Amouage Fragrace for men!

    I'm mad that it took 15 posts before Reflection was mentioned. Smh lol

    1. Reflection
    2. Interlude
    3. Jubilation
    4. Dia

    Beloved is okay. I don't love it, but it's okay. Reflection is my...
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    Poll: Re: Can you actually AFFORD your fragrances?

    Which two do you have in mind? I could be more disciplined tho. I bought Keiko Mecheri Les Zazous and Serge Lutens 5 o Clock Au Gingembre not too far apart...maybe a month. I paid $115, and about...
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    Poll: Re: Can you actually AFFORD your fragrances?

    Chuck, that sounds like a good plan! I never really impulse bought. Before I buy, I typically test a fragrance several times to make sure I like the scent, because the last thing I want is to have a...
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    Re: What does everyone else smell like?

    LeMale for one...
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    Poll: Re: Can you actually AFFORD your fragrances?

    Lotta good comments. I drastically slowed down with my fragrance purchasing. There was a time where I was getting something like every other pay check. Lately, I've MOSTLY been sampling. I came to...
  62. Re: Please help to make a choice between Creed Royal Oud OR Amouage Memoir Man

    Yeah right! Memoir is behind Reflection, Interlude, Jubilation, and Dia, EASILY.
  63. Re: Creed Aventus V.S Jo Malone Dark Amber & Ginger Lily

    Kate Walsh's "Boyfriend" INSTANTLY reminded me of Black Orchid.
  64. Re: Creed Aventus V.S Jo Malone Dark Amber & Ginger Lily

    ...what Dougczar said. Sample.
  65. Re: What's Your Opinion on Azzaro Pour Homme Night Time?

    I have it and like it. It is indeed quite different from the typical designer frags. I enjoy the bitter orange opening. Very dark. But it dries down to become a considerably warmer scent. It's good...
  66. Re: Please help to make a choice between Creed Royal Oud OR Amouage Memoir Man

    Yaaaaaay!!! Royal Oud won!!!!!! Lol! Man, this thread was really neck and neck! I'm glad Royal Oud got the win! :-)
  67. Re: Please help to make a choice between Creed Royal Oud OR Amouage Memoir Man

    Btw, the vendor I buy my fragrance oils from has the Royal Oud oil. He put a dab on my hand, and didn't tell me what it was. I smelled it, and I was like "WHOAH...IS THIS CREED ROYAL OUD?!?!?" It...
  68. Re: Please help to make a choice between Creed Royal Oud OR Amouage Memoir Man

    Yeah, I was wrong. It wasn't "more" recommended, but equally, if you include my vote. What say you you, JiveHippo? Or did you already voite? Gotta relook...
  69. Re: Please help to make a choice between Creed Royal Oud OR Amouage Memoir Man

    Man! It is absolutely tied up, 11/11. I read though the thread, tallying the votes, on the edge of my seat, cuz one second, it looked like Memoir Man was the clear winner, but then the Royal Oud fans...
  70. Re: Please help to make a choice between Creed Royal Oud OR Amouage Memoir Man

    Without reading the thread, I'm gonna guess that Royal Oud was recommended more. That is also the scent I would go with.
  71. Thread: By Kilian Oud's

    by Larwiz
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    Re: By Kilian Oud's

    I bought several samples of Rose Oud, and really like it, but just never find the right occasion/outfit to wear it. Other than that, Intense Oud and Musk Oud were standouts to me.
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    Re: Another Date fragrance thread

    ...and for all those that cautioned me not to wear the hoody, lol, I've decided not too. I'm gonna wear a nice button up shirt with jeans. But thanx guys! Apparently, y'all are fashion aficionados as...
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    Re: Another Date fragrance thread

    Hilarious. Lol!
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    Re: Another Date fragrance thread

    That was quite descriptive, and you painted quite the picture! That's not exactly my style tho. I do appreciate it, nonetheless.
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    Re: Another Date fragrance thread

    Hey guys! Thanx for the suggestions! I'm surprised at how many of you recommended Royal Oud, and also how few of you recommended Reflection. But I think I made my mind up, after spraying this one on...
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    Re: Another Date fragrance thread

    Okay, so Gucci Pour Homme 2, Royal Oud, and Bondno9.com each got 3 mentions. Hmm... Still deciding...
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    Another Date fragrance thread

    Pardon me guys, but I just set up a hangout with a young lady for this weekend. So naturally, one of the first things I started pondering was which one of my frags I was gonna wear.

    So, for...
  78. Re: Tuscan Leather vs. Tobacco Vanille. Which one is more pleasant?

    Lol@ the one person that said Tuscan Leather.
  79. Re: Tuscan Leather vs. Tobacco Vanille. Which one is more pleasant?

    Tobacco Vanille.
  80. Re: What is the Best Unique Casual Cologne You Own?

    ^5 on the CK Shock and Chrome Legend mentions. I recently picked up the latter for $15 at the Marshalls. It's a nice scent. I would never reach for it on an occassion where I'm trying to impress...
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    Re: I am somehow blown away by Nautica Voyage

    I've been back and forth with this one for a minute. When I first tried it, I thought it was nice, and worth a purchase. And I still think it's a pretty decent scent. The only thing is, I don't LOVE...
  82. Re: I need some input from members that own Gucci Pour Homme II.

    Looks real to me.
    *edited to add* My current bottle of GPH2 is lopsided at the bottom too. Juice is still 100% legit tho!
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    Re: Something on par with Bogart Pour Homme?

    I owned it for a second and quickly got rid of it. It was soooo cloying, oh my God! I just couldn't do it. I gave it to my friend. He then told me that he got a compliment from his girlfriend on it....
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    Re: Top 5 designer spring/ summer fragrances --

    Well it's available in the stores here in the U.S., but it doesn't seem to be all that popular. But for the Spring & Summer, there aren't many fragrances that are better than Declaration Cologne....
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    Re: Making the right first impression

    Oh. That's a scary thought. I've heard talk on the board about fragrances being reformulated, but I never had to deal with that with any of the fragrances I own. Hopefully, the reformulation isn't as...
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    Re: Making the right first impression

    So I haven't tried Uden, but Dolce & Gabanna Pour homme is an outstanding fragrance. In fact, I really oughtta buy a bottle when I get my taxes back. It was good when I owned it.
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    Re: Making the right first impression

    Lol!
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    Re: Top 5 designer spring/ summer fragrances --

    Great to see Declaration Cologne getting love in here. It's highly underrated imo...
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    Re: How many of my top 10 would be in yours?

    Only 1: Gucci Pour Homme 2
  90. Re: Joop nightflight got me more compliments than Creed Aventus!!

    I have Nightflight. Got it with a swap. I hate it. Gave it to my dad. He never wears it. It serves no purpose for either of us. lol But I'm glad it works for you.
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    Re: What " Niche Brand " is your favorite?

    Amouage, and then By Killian.
  92. Re: If you had a 130 bucks, what Niche would you buy?

    Keiko Mecheri Les Zazous.

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    Wow! We picked the same scent! This is my newest scent of interest! I sampled it about a month ago, and have been smitten ever since! It's my...
  93. Poll: Re: Mercedes Benz-Bentley-Porsche-Ferrari-Jaguar-Cadillac

    Interestingly enough, I saw 2 Cadillac fragrances at Marshalls this week. They were cheap, and I was like hmm...I wonder if they're any good. But I'm not big on blind buys, so blind buy I did NOT....
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    Poll: Re: Your favorite honey/beeswax?

    Les Zazous Eau de Parfum by Keiko Mecheri
    Notes: Rose, lavender, sandalwood, balmy notes, vetiver, ambergris, mahogany honey wax, iris, blonde tobacco, incense and vanilla
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    Re: Jay Z is lauching Gold for Men

    I'll try it, but I've seen those notes in many fragrances. I think with the name "Gold", he should have gone with less generic notes, and gone a little darker, woodier, etc.
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    Poll: Re: Best date fragrance (cool weather)

    Why is By Killian's Back to Black not an option? That would be in my top 3 for cooler weather...
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    Re: Kings of Versatility

    Gucci Pour Homme 2
    Amouage Reflection
    Bond #9 Chez Bond
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    Re: Green Irish Tweed vs Cool Water

    I prefer Chez Bond to them both...
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    Re: Looking for the Perfect Summer 2013 Fragrance

    I like Creed Royal Water and APOM for warm weather...
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    Re: Gucci pour Homme II - Possibly Discontinued?

    I still have about 90% of my 100 ml bottle left, but I am starting to get scared. Man. I remember going into a Marshall's some time last year, and seeing about 5-6 50 ml bottles of GPH 2 for like...
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