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    Really? I was looking for genuine feedback, not...

    Really? I was looking for genuine feedback, not obnoxious bashing.
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    Zino Authenticity?

    Quick question for you guys. I recently received a bottle of Zino from Fragrance X.com, and have to say that I’m not sure of its authenticity. First, the box wasn’t sealed, and...
  3. I really wanted to like this fragrance based on...

    I really wanted to like this fragrance based on all the positive reviews, but it’s completely imperceptible on my skin literally seconds after I spray it. I’ve tried it on three separate...
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    Based on this thread, I'm going to check JB out...

    Based on this thread, I'm going to check JB out today at lunch. Sounds very intriguing.
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    Re: Is no one else loving Rocky Mountain Wood?

    I really want to like this one based on all the positive reviews and feedback, but for some strange reason I get next to no sillage from Rocky Mountain Wood. Nothing. Nada. Maybe something is...
  6. Re: New Fragrance - John Varvatos 10th Anniversary Special Edition

    I haven't posted here in quite a while, but I wanted to offer my thoughts about the new John Varvatos 10th Anniversary Special Edition. First though, a disclaimer: I absolutely love patchouli, and...
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    Re: Varvatos Rock Vol. 1?

    Really like the bottle, however the scent itself reminds me a lot of the original version. There might be some slight differences, but they are very negligible. With that, because of the...
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    Re: Stronger Eau Sauvage Alternative?

    Thanks for all the suggestions guys. Looks like I'll have to look for the YSL Haute Concentrate. Until then however, I may just end up getting another bottle of Eau Sauvage and deal with the lack of...
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    Re: Stronger Eau Sauvage Alternative?

    Looks like I'm going to have to find a place that sells Diorella here locally so I can go sample it. I must admit to being a little put off by the fruit descriptions in some of the Diorella reviews. ...
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    Stronger Eau Sauvage Alternative?

    Iím hoping to get some direction on finding a suitable alternative to
    Diorís classic, Eau Sauvage. *Although I love Eau Sauvage, itís
    unfortunately one of those fragrances that is so light and...
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    Re: S o T D - Friday, February 6

    John Varvatos Artisan.

    Orange citrus combined with ginger. Unique and decent sillage. Very different from the other two Varvatos offerings.
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    Re: Tested and Purchased POLO MODERN RESERVE

    I bought a bottle of Polo Reserve yesterday as well at Macy's. I agree that both Polo Crest and Polo Green are present, but I must say the differences between Modern Reserve and Polo Green are very...
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    Re: Tested and Purchased POLO MODERN RESERVE

    It just came in to my local Macy's today, so I'm going to go check it out on my lunch. Just the mention of Polo Crest is enough to pique my interest, as Polo Green and Polo Crest were my two...
  14. Re: my reviews of today: Dirty English and 06130 cedre

    I second that Scentimus; Dirty English is awesome, especially for those searching for the "next" Gucci Pour Homme.
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    Re: Dolce & Gabbana The One for Men

    I second the Vera Wang similarity, and would add a bit of CK Truth. I wasn't expecting much, but I actually liked it, and think I'll be picking up a bottle in the next couple of days.
  16. Thread: Z Zegna Extreme

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    Re: Z Zegna Extreme

    Well, I would have to agree with the above post. Z Extreme is one of those fragrances that I absolutely cannot smell on my skin, almost like I'm not wearing anything at all. Certain fragrances are...
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    Re: Diesel Fuel for life/Narciso Rodrigues.......

    Me too Scentimus!! Not only is NRFH my current fall staple scent, it's moved it's way into my current top five favorites regardless of season. Great stuff for this time of year in the damp and...
  18. Thread: Z Zegna Extreme

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    Re: Z Zegna Extreme

    Just bought a bottle of Z Extreme today at lunch. Right now, the jury is still out, as for whatever reason, I couldn't get much of a smell from the bit I sprayed on the back of my hand. What little...
  19. Thread: Z Zegna Extreme

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    Re: Z Zegna Extreme

    Wow, this sounds GREAT!! I'm going to check it out today on my lunch, and just may have to pick up a bottle. The original Z was ok, kind of just "there" to my nose; more of a safe office style...
  20. Re: Tom Ford for Men - info about the scent, NOT the man, ads, etc...

    Well, I had a chance to sample Tom Ford For Men today, and I must say…what a disappointment. Seriously. Even after reading the negative comments about TFFM, I still held out a small glimmer of hope...
  21. Re: Tom Ford for Men - info about the scent, NOT the man, ads, etc...

    Mike,
    Just was curious if your impressions of TFFM had changed at all? I'm thinking about ordering this one blind, as my Saks here in Portland is telling me they won't have it in stock until early...
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    Re: New: Chanel Allure Sport Eau de Cologne.

    To me, Chanel Allure Sport EDC would be the "uber citrus" if only it were formulated in a stronger, EDT or EDP version. The initial blast is so incredible....lemon, grapefruit, and...
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    Re: Zegna Intenso at Nordstrom

    I'm also in the same boat. I wanted to like Intenso, but honestly, there's just nothing to it on my skin. I've worn Intenso on four different occasions, and while initially pleasant, it honestly...
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    Re: Narciso Rodriguez for Him

    Great description Dimitri; I couldn't agree with you more. NRH is fantastic, and quite possibly my best purchase this year!!
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    Re: Lacoste Elegance: A nice surprise!

    I couldn't agree more; Elegance is a great fragrance, and truly a welcome surprise for 2007. I keep going back and forth between Elegance and Baldessarini Ambre, as they both seem to share similar...
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    Re: Narciso Rodriguez for Him

    Tried Narciso Rodriguez yesterday on the back of my hand and ended up liking it so much that I purchased a large bottle today at Saks. To me, NRFH is unique, at least when compared to all the other...
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    Re: Lacoste Elegance?

    Hmmm. The jury is still out for me as far as which scent lasts longer, as I get a good amount of sillage and longevity from both Ambre and Elegance. I'll have to do some more side by side...
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    Re: Lacoste Elegance?

    I purchased a bottle of Lacoste Elegance over the weekend, and have to say that I like it. Honestly, Elegance reminds me A LOT of Baldessarini Ambre in that they both seem to share certain...
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    Re: I received my Gendarme Sky today

    I'm only seeing the EDT at the Gendarme website; where did you find the Sky EDP?
  30. Re: How Do I Spot Fake Creed? Please Help!

    I'm in the same boat as you. Bought what I thought was brand new, real SMW off eBay, only to receive it and discover that not only was it a fake, but it was also only halfway full. I contacted the...
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    Re: Fahrenheit 32 - love it!

    I guess that's the beauty of having different skin chemistry from one person to the next. For me, F32 is totally worth buying at full retail. I've never liked sweet/vanilla fragrances before this,...
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    Re: Fahrenheit 32 - love it!

    Wow. This one totally caught me by surprise. I read both the positive and negative feedback about Fahrenheit 32 here on the boards over the past week, and figured that perhaps it would fall...
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    Re: New: Chanel Allure Sport Eau de Cologne.

    The new Allure Cologne Sport is great.......for the first two minutes or so that it lasts on me. After that, it completely vanishes. It must be my skin chemistry because I get no longevity or...
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    Re: Any opinions on "Guess Suede"?

    I received a paper sample in a Macy's circular over the weekend, and was pleasantly surprised. The comparison to John Varvatos is accurate, however I'm also detecting something more, can't quite put...
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    Re: Armani attitude, Fahrenheit 32, Hypnose homme

    I would have to agree with you about Attitude except for one thing....people seem to love it on me, even though I can't smell whatever it is that they're loving!! I've received a bunch of...
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    Re: Armani Attitude now available at Nordstrom.com

    This is a tough one for me to rate to be completely honest. On my skin, Attitude starts off great, a bit like Hanae Mori or maybe YSL Homme, however this initial greeting only lasts for a couple of...
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    Re: Armani Attitude now available at Nordstrom.com

    Just picked up a bottle of Attitude at Nordstrom. My initial impressions from just spraying the back of my hand are that Attitude is fairly light and yet persistent. The initial citrus blast and...
  38. Re: Gucci Pour Homme II

    Sorry for the double post; not sure what happened!!
  39. Re: Gucci Pour Homme II

    You nailed it CM Wolff; Gucci Pour Homme II is indeed "fresh", however it retains just enough of the original's darker character to set itself apart from all the other ho-hum "fresh" colognes out...
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    Re: St. Barts by Tommy Bahama

    Picked up a bottle of the new Tommy Bahama today, and really like what I smell so far. Typically, I try to stay away from these types of scents, as my skin tends to drink up citrus fragrances long...
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