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  1. Reversals of Judgement: Reappraising your verdicts

    After I created a thread about the bestial character of Guerlain Jicky, I got many messages telling me that I would later change my mind and my verdict about it. Many folks said that it was just a...
  2. Re: Perfume - The movie all members here are obligated to watch!

    thepiratebay.org

    The book is a masterpiece. Even better than the movie.
  3. Re: Anyone else not a fan of beast mode performance?

    I am a shameless Over-Sprayer, so I can get what I want from most perfumes. Beast Mode!
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    Re: Best mens floral fragrance?

    I absolutely LOVE the traditional British Fern fragrances, such as Penhaligon's English Fern and Geo F Trumper's wild Fern. The accord is so natural, so real, so beautiful.
  5. Re: Guerlain Jicky is Disgusting, Horrible and Vile, OMG

    This perfume definitely brings out strong emotions! Glad you liked the posts! :dankk2:
  6. Re: Guerlain Jicky is Disgusting, Horrible and Vile, OMG

    I understand your point of view. It is just my manner. I am flamboyant and I love a bit of drama to spice things up.
  7. Re: Warm weather fragrances that are NOT citrus based?

    Guerlain Vetiver has too much citrus in it. Maybe Givenchy Vetiver?
  8. Re: Guerlain Jicky is Disgusting, Horrible and Vile, OMG

    I will have time for many more wearings than that. I will keep you posted. If, and only if I change my verdict, you will be the first to know.
  9. Re: Guerlain Jicky is Disgusting, Horrible and Vile, OMG

    By the way, Six Cats, an animalic fragrance lover, smelled the poop note in his entire bathroom.
  10. Re: Guerlain Jicky is Disgusting, Horrible and Vile, OMG

    It was not TOO close. You are inferring it wrongly. I am trapped within myself, so my nose cannot be away from my wrist more than a meter or so.

    LOL
  11. Re: Guerlain Jicky is Disgusting, Horrible and Vile, OMG

    Sorry, I don't mean to offend you by criticizing your most sacred and favorite perfume.
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    Re: The Best Fragrance Of All Time

    For Men:

    1st: Hammam Bouquet (vintage)
    2nd: Habit Rouge EDC (only vintage exists)
    3rd: Patou pour Homme (vintage)

    For women:

    1st: Shalimar
    2nd: Mitsouko
  13. Re: 1946 “Pour Monsieur l’eau d’HERMES”

    I would bet that it is just Eau d'Hermčs..... They are saying that: " For Men, The Eau D'Hermes"
  14. Re: Warm weather fragrances that are NOT citrus based?

    Wouldn't the Jardin Series, by Ellena, be a good example? Sur Le Nil is fresh green mango, en Mediterranee is fresh Figs, and so on.
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    Re: Best mens floral fragrance?

    Yes I agree with you. We should narrow this search.
  16. Re: Guerlain Jicky is Disgusting, Horrible and Vile, OMG

    Exactly, exactly, it is not incorporated. That is why I had such a strong reaction to it. Normally, I like most animalics. But "isolated" animalics simply do not work for me. The note stands out from...
  17. Re: Warm weather fragrances that are NOT citrus based?

    This is a very good post/thread. I am waiting for more inputs.
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    Re: Best mens floral fragrance?

    Hey, it doesn't have to be a white floral, right? So I vote for Hammam Bouquet, the best rose scent ever created.
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    Re: Best mens floral fragrance?

    I also vote for Givenchy Insensé.
  20. Re: Guerlain Jicky is Disgusting, Horrible and Vile, OMG

    I have a few Guerlains and I love them. Habit Rouge is in the SECOND place on my "best-perfume-ever Ranking". I love all versions of Habit Rouge. I love Shalimar. I love Vetiver.
  21. Re: Guerlain Jicky is Disgusting, Horrible and Vile, OMG

    Hi SixCats,

    I was eagerly awaiting your participation in the thread! I believe that my bottle is NOT vintage. I checked the batch code and it was probably manufactured in 2017. As Mr. Reasonable...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 27th May, 2020

    Habit Rouge EDP.
  23. Re: Opinions about l'occitane eau des baux?

    I love Eau de Baux, and I think it is much less sweet than TV.
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    Re: Please help me date my Guerlain!

    I am already in a long-term relationship with Hammam Bouquet. We are faithful to each other!
  25. Re: Guerlain Jicky is Disgusting, Horrible and Vile, OMG

    Yeah, I am not like SixCats, a self-declared lover of animalic fragrances. I like these notes to be subtle.
  26. Re: Guerlain Jicky is Disgusting, Horrible and Vile, OMG

    This repulsion that I have does not happen with all perfumes with animalic notes. I am not a radical. Look at my wardrobe.
  27. Re: Guerlain Jicky is Disgusting, Horrible and Vile, OMG

    Relatively close. Not from afar.
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    Re: Please help me date my Guerlain!

    Yes, I had to prime the pump 4 times before it started spraying. It is new. I guess I did not read accurately on the box. The D is actually an O
  29. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Guerlain Jicky. Had a bad reaction to it.
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    Re: Please help me date my Guerlain!

    It is funny, on the bottle it is written 7W01.....does that make any difference?
  31. Re: Guerlain Jicky is Disgusting, Horrible and Vile, OMG

    Even I have my limits! :shocked::shocked::shocked:

    I guess that the reason why I enjoy civet in Kouros is because the note is integrated, mingled with a lot of other stuff. In the case of Jicky,...
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    Please help me date my Guerlain!

    Folks, I have a bottle of Guerlain Jicky and the batch seems to be 7WD1, written on the packaging. When was it manufactured? Please help!
  33. Re: Guerlain Jicky is Disgusting, Horrible and Vile, OMG

    When this virus thing ends, I will decide what to do..... Nice to know that I have the vintage stuff. It is really UNCLEAN.
  34. Re: Guerlain Jicky is Disgusting, Horrible and Vile, OMG

    I am still very shaken, very disturbed. It freaked me out.


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  35. Re: Guerlain Jicky is Disgusting, Horrible and Vile, OMG

    I have absolutely no problem with Kouros! I love it, actually. The Vintage one!
  36. Re: Guerlain Jicky is Disgusting, Horrible and Vile, OMG

    I will have plenty of time to try it again, but my reaction to it was really strong, I estimate that the probability of a reversal in judgement is extremely small. I guess it is not champagne, it is...
  37. Re: Guerlain Jicky is Disgusting, Horrible and Vile, OMG

    I have the impression that what I have is the real thing, it has not turned and gone bad. The color of the liquid is correct, and it was sealed!
  38. Re: Guerlain Jicky is Disgusting, Horrible and Vile, OMG

    It is an "abstract animal". It does not really exist in the real world. It is not like the animalic notes in certain oud oils, which smell like horse or cattle manure. I have a top grade Indian Oud...
  39. Re: Guerlain Jicky is Disgusting, Horrible and Vile, OMG

    It is funny that I love the barnyard notes in Oud Attars, but I had such a bad reaction with Jicky. I guess its a different kind of poop.
  40. Guerlain Jicky is Disgusting, Horrible and Vile, OMG

    Folks,

    After some research, I blind bought Guerlain Jicky EDP. It seemed to be such a powerful, classic perfume, with such a nice history behind it. Something that I needed to have in my...
  41. Re: Are You Passionate About Style/Fashion/Grooming As Much As Fragrance?

    Are the shorts made of pure cotton, at least? I hate synthetics! One day beards and two day beards are nice!
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 26th May, 2020

    I will wear Zaad Vision, an M7 clone made by our brazilian brand O Boticário.

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  43. Re: Are You Passionate About Style/Fashion/Grooming As Much As Fragrance?

    No.... I buy regular clothes, in the budget oriented "LandsEnd style". I have very few fancy shirts in my wardrobe, but most of them are pima or egyptian cotton iron-free shirts. I have two very good...
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    Re: Amouge Reflection Man

    Shiny Beast, why do you call yourself that way? Are you a lover of animalic, beastial perfumes like SixCats, or is it another reason? Forgive me, I am a curious guy!
  45. Re: Alternatives to Rive Gauche Pour Homme?

    I have trouble with Rive Gauche. It gives me nausea.....there is some kind of cold and nauseating aspect to it.

    There is nothing I can do. I cannot like it.

    P.S. (edit)- I had a bottle of the...
  46. Re: Polarizing summer scent recommendations?

    Man, I guess it is pretty easy to find a store with Kouros testers. I've found some even here in Brazil! :laugh::shocked:
  47. Re: AMAZING Tobacco Vanille clone at fragrance outlet

    The only reason I won't buy the TV clone is because I discovered Pure Havane and I like it even more!
  48. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    I bought and I am going to try for the first time, the new generation of the Eau de Colognes........... Colonia Assoluta by Acqua di Parma.
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    Re: Classic Skin Scents for Men ?

    Tam Dao is one. Gucci Guilty Absolute is another. I don't know if they can be considered classics....
  50. Re: Could I get some feedback on Eau Sauvage EDP please?

    I've never tried it, something I regret. I only have the regular one. Two bottles!
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 24th May, 2020

    My only fragrance for today is Body Odor for men by Bestial Fragrances.

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    Re: The last bottle you finished

    A large, 200ml bottle of Azzaro that was in my office. I oversprayed like crazy during two months, so that every student in the class was able to smell my perfume!
  53. Re: Michael For Men by Michael Kors - Does anyone still wear this?

    Is this the one with the BOOZY note? In case it is, I hate it. I hate boozy notes.
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    Poll: Re: Blind buying for 60th present

    IMO, Chanel Pour Monsieur is even safer than Eau Sauvage.
  55. Re: Ultimate 5 fragrance wardrobe

    If I could choose only five, I would choose:

    Bois du Portugal (vintage)
    Hammam Bouquet (vintage)
    Habit Rouge EDC (vintage)
    Chergui
    L'Ombre Dans L'Eau (I need to have something sharp,...
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    Re: Summer signature

    I vote for Aventus, but for ME, I choose Eau D'Orange Verte Concentreé when the climate here is scorching hot.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    I wanted to smell bestial. So I sprayed Kouros liberally.
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    Re: Al Rehab fragrances

    Is Al Rehab a perfume indicated for people who drink too much or use other bad things?
  59. Re: The Highest Complimented Acqua di Gio Flanker

    I confess that I have never even sampled Acqua di Gio, neither the regular one nor the flankers. It does not interest me.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 23rd May, 2020

    I am wearing vintage KOUROS today. I wanted something extremely powerful and beastial.

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    Re: Best schttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zhQlcMHhF3went for sex?

    LOL, everybody is trying to shock me today! I am a very broad-minded "Welfare State" liberal and I will say no more, because it is against the rules of the forum.
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    Re: Best scent for sex?

    Wow, you mingle perfumes & weed for sex. :shocked::shocked::shocked:What a powerful combination. I tried weed when I was in college and I did like it, but I simply cannot use it ever again, even if...
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    Re: Diptyque Tam Dao

    Beware, Beware, always be informed of the differences! Sometimes the EDP has other notes compared to the EDT, and EDC, becoming almost another fragrance. I am sure you are aware of that. For example,...
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    Re: Diptyque Tam Dao

    I love Tam Dao. I BOOSTED it by adding 5ml of Pure Mysore Sandalwood oil to a 6.6oz (200ml) bottle. It became a gorgeous fragrance.
  65. Poll: Re: Poll: When you wear a perfume, is it just for yourself or do you want others to know?

    Yes, I agree too. He raised a very valid point.
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    Re: Best scent for sex?

    Yeah, think about it: In this day and age, of casual sex and hookups, flirting, foreplay and sex could happen all in sequence, in the same place, in a very brief period of time! You won't have the...
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    Re: Best scent for sex?

    There is a saying here in Brazil: "It is men who care about beauty. Women care about credit cards".

    Misogynistic, but......
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Azzaro PH, because I wanted something basic and beautiful and that I would not feel guilty ovespraying.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 22nd May, 2020

    Azzaro PH, something basic.
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    Re: Your Personal Unicorn. What is it?

    Vintage Patou Pour Homme (Full bottle of aftershave and many mini bottles of EDT 5ml). Got them on the German site of Ebay, after months of searching. It is a powerful perfume, very very complex,...
  71. Poll: Re: Poll: When you wear a perfume, is it just for yourself or do you want others to know?

    Yeah. Sometimes I get a little bit "blue" because of the sheer magnitude of my collection. I guess I could reduce it to one third of what I have now, and live very happily with the fragrances that...
  72. Poll: Re: Poll: When you wear a perfume, is it just for yourself or do you want others to know?

    I think you have raised a valid point.
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    Re: Best scent for sex?

    Thanks so much for the compliment. I have just downloaded the movie!
    :dankk2:
  74. Re: The Greatest Review of the Greatest Fragrance of All Time?

    And what helps you to be less biased? Perhaps experience, common sense, and knowledge.
  75. Re: The Greatest Review of the Greatest Fragrance of All Time?

    A human Judgement can be more or less biased. Some are more biased than others. The idea is to be as little biased as possible. The extremes "do not exist", it is not black and white..
  76. Re: The Greatest Review of the Greatest Fragrance of All Time?

    The truth is this: I think that Scentemental, by being both specific and objective, was able to create a magnificent review that showed little bias, lots of interesting detail, and even some passion...
  77. Re: The Greatest Review of the Greatest Fragrance of All Time?

    Come on buddy, be reasonable. You are bickering! Let's be buddies!

    Do you think Scentemental was being biased in his review?

    Do you have a bias against me?

    (just kidding)

    :laugh:
  78. Re: The Greatest Review of the Greatest Fragrance of All Time?

    Yes, yes, that is exactly why I called it "objective". Thanks for clarifying, buddy.
  79. Poll: Re: Poll: When you wear a perfume, is it just for yourself or do you want others to know?

    You are a true Maverick. The first one. I salute you!

    :tekst-toppie:
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    Re: Best scent for sex?

    I like your sense of humor. LOL

    :shocked::shocked::shocked:
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    Re: Best scent for sex?

    Hey, I thought that prolonged intercourse was supposed to be heaven! Prolonged quarantine is hell! Focus more on the foreplay and you will be rewarded.....


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    Re: Best scent for sex?

    Yes, it seems that it happens with a lot of people. Some people do not feel it the way others do. The topnotes and middle notes of MKK do not show any animalic character to me, but the basenotes are...
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    Re: Best scent for sex?

    SixCats, I love the fact that you are a true lover of Animalic Perfumes. I find that fascinating. I love animalics too, but not to the point of loving Muscs Koublai Khan........that one was too much...
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    Re: Best scent for sex?

    Gonna watch it. Seems to be very funny, I liked the scene that was posted.
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    Re: Best scent for sex?

    Actually no I haven't. Should I? I can get it at piratebay. :laugh:
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    Re: Best scent for sex?

    Was that Paul Rudd?
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    Re: Best scent for sex?

    I prefer the little blue pill and Azzaro. Unbeatable, undefeatable. 100%.:laugh:
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    Re: Best scent for sex?

    I don't know why, but I like Azzaro PH for bed activities.
  89. Re: Truth Must Be Told: Reviews based on Sample Vials are not as reliable!

    Yes, yes. I hate bickering.
  90. Re: Truth Must Be Told: Reviews based on Sample Vials are not as reliable!

    OMG OMG, I never meant any offense. I looked at the woman on the photo and did not realize that there was no gender identity in the profile. I am sure that the person took no ofense. Do you actually...
  91. Re: When will Chanel Release a New Mens Scent?

    I don't want anything new. I want them to bring back Chanel Pour Monsieur Concentree.
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    Re: Favourite Chanel?

    Chanel Pour Monsieur Concentree. Vintage of course, because it was discontinued.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 20th May, 2020

    Just Body Odor today. Shocking, I know.
  94. Re: Truth Must Be Told: Reviews based on Sample Vials are not as reliable!

    What is petrichor?

    EDIT: Oh, I see, it is "a pleasant smell that frequently accompanies the first rain after a long period of warm, dry weather."

    Do you think Terre D'Hermes has Petichor in it?...
  95. Re: Hard time to understand what I like or dislike in a fragrance

    Experience tells me what notes I dislike.
  96. Re: What is the least amount of time it's taken you to go through 100 ml?

    Around 2 months, I oversprayed like crazy a bottle of Azzaro PH that was at my office. I wore the perfume during my classes.
  97. Poll: Re: Poll: When you wear a perfume, is it just for yourself or do you want others to know?

    I like this question. A lot.
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    Re: "Swisher Sweet" like Fragrances

    Don't people say that Mugler's Pure Havane smells like CHERRY pipe tobacco in its basenotes? Honestly, I don't get the cherry, I just get a sweet pipe tobacco, like a Classic Captain Black, but there...
  99. Poll: Re: Poll: When you wear a perfume, is it just for yourself or do you want others to know?

    I am bipolar, you know.......Bipolar guys, depending on which mood they are in, tend to be over prolific, obsessive, perhaps even creative. Maybe that is the reason for the 78 threads! Call my doctor...
  100. Poll: Poll: When you wear a perfume, is it just for yourself or do you want others to know?

    Folks,

    From a personal perspective, when I wear a fragrance, I like to be noticed. I want people to think that I "smell good". But it seems that is not the case with other people. Even some...
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