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    Re: My Day With L'Eau D'Issey

    L'eau d'Issey is too strong too long. It gives me a headache.
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    Re: Candies EDT, any good?

    I keep the Candies in my general rotation during the summer, but I don't fall into the 18-25 crowd.
  3. Re: How Often Do You Visit the Fragrance Counter?

    I don't remember the last time I went to the fragrance counter because I already have too many scents on my swap list that I need to trade. The only exceptions that I tend to make are for specialty...
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    Re: My new approach to my wardrobe

    I also employ the seasonal wardrobe approach to my scents, but I only have two seasons: winter and summer. I also consciously rotate during a season to ensure that I am wearing everything. This...
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    Re: Trying to identify a fragrance

    Although it was closer to the late 80's, I always got a glimpse of cedar from CK Eternity. Also, Gucci PH says 2003 in the directory.
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    Re: bubblegum cotton candy?

    If I smelled cotton candy, my first thoughts would be Hanae Mori or Comptoir Sud Pacific - Vanille L'abricot. CSP's vanille is pure sweet and smells very much like cotton candy.
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    Re: Helpful idea for Swap/Sell

    I agree with this post, although I have the other perspective (not interested in buying from someone). 70% of the listings that I review are not full size bottle swaps, which is where my interest...
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    Index prepends two wardrobe items

    Administrators:
    I noticed that two fragrances in my wardrobe (both by house 'Fresh') have the word 'Index' at the beginning. I am not sure if this is truly accurate.
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    Re: YOU'LL BURN ME FOR HERESY, BUT ...

    Interesting viewpoint (even if it was just to 'stir' things up). I have the following response...

    To Similarity: It is true that many of us have wardrobes filled with 'similar' veins of scent. I...
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    Re: SotD, Tuesday December 6th

    Nina Ricci, Memoir D'Homme
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    Re: Weird problem with wardrobe...

    Thank you Basenotes! The new wardrobe functionality is great and just what I was hoping for. I do have one question regarding the new functionality...How does one delete a fragrance from their...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 6 August

    Creed Himalaya
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    Re: Anything Liquid, perishable or hazardous ?

    I must admit, when I send these overseas, I generally stretch the truth...they aren't flammable unless broken, which shouldn't happen since I said they were breakable...
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    Re: Testers or New in Box?

    I much prefer owning the originals. Caps are very inportant to me because I travel frequently and don't want the bottle spraying all over my clothes (I prefer to do that myself ;) ).
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 17 August

    Mugler Cologne -- Monday - Thursday.
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    Re: SOTD, Tuesday August 16

    Mugler Cologne
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    swap list suggestion

    Hey,
    I have a suggestion for the swap list forum. It would be nice to create one forum for decants and another for regular swaps. It is kind of frustrating to have to open page after page of swaps,...
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    Re: Burberry London

    I feel this scent has its place as a formal scent. It doesn't personally fit my style, but I do find it to be pleasant and quite wearable. My experience with all Burberry's that I've owned (London,...
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    Re: JIL SANDER FEELING MAN VS LAGUNA

    I don't personally find these to be similar. Laguna is in your face and fun, whereas, Feeling man is subdued and fun.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 9 August

    Floris Cefiro -- all week
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    Re: First time wearing cologne...

    Although many of the scents above are great scents, they might not be the best for starting out. I agree with the previous post about the Kuros's, in that they are 'older person' scents. I find that...
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    Re: What about TOMMY?

    Tommy has been pretty popular in the past with the college crowd. I like the smell alright, but it is a little too strong and common for me.
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    Re: How many bottles in your collection?

    I currently own roughly 100 scents (slightly less). Of those 100, about 30 of them are in my swap list in a box in my closet and I won't wear them. About 40 of them are in my regular rotation of year...
  24. Re: What fragrance would you wear at your own fune

    I liked the idea of all of them and the funeral pyre idea, but I think I will stick with just one fragrance for my funeral and it will be sex panther. If they have outlawed sex panther, I'd like to...
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    Re: The Dreamer--Does it Rock or Blow?

    Dreamer is an interesting scent in that I really want to love it, but can't. I consider this one headache central, but I am always trying to get another bottle of it (go figure). It may sound...
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    Re: Do you save your empty bottles of cologne?

    Finish a bottle of cologne...that would take decades. I only save the bottles long enough to be replaced by full ones. As long as I keep the empty, I will remember to replace it.
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    Re: SOTD, Monday August 8th

    Floris Cefiro
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday 8. 4. 05

    Lancome Miracle
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    Re: SotD frustrations

    Well, seeing as my SOTD was Lancome Miracle...I am wearing the men's version. If you were to look at my wardrobe (link displayed at the bottom of my post), you would see that I only own the men's...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 2 August

    Lancome Miracle
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    Re: RL Romance Silver

    I like Romance Silver, but I do think it is slightly boring. Kind of the style these days, but a nice scent nonetheless.
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    Re: Stupid coffee question...

    Have you ever eaten sushi? The coffee is analagous to ginger. They do make food that tastes like ginger, but actual ginger itself is significantly different enough from the sushi to cleanse your...
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    Re: Essenza di Zegna

    I have not smelled the Z, but I own Essenza. I would describe it as fresh with a spicy undertone. If you saw the bottle that she sprayed from, that might help too. The Essenza bottle is oval <===>...
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    Re: SoTD, Monday August 1

    Jacomo Paradox
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    Re: Pi or Pi Fraiche?

    I used to keep both Pi and Pi Fraiche in my collection, but decided to make some room in my closet by only keeping one. I kept the Pi Fraiche and the Pi A/S in my collection and put the Pi on my swap...
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    Re: SOTD, Saturday 30 July 2005

    Versace Dreamer
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    Re: Recent purchases

    Well, this may sound crazy, but the only fragrance I have purchased in the last year is Jo Malone Lime Basil Mandarin. I have done some trading, but I am trying to keep my collection at or under 100...
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    Re: My current TOP TEN (followed by TEN more).

    Top 10 from my wardrobe in no particular order (in parentheses, when I like them):
    Diptyque Philosykos (golf/outdoors)
    CSP Vanille Abricot (below freezing winter)
    Bulgari Blv (work)
    Tommy Jeans...
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    Re: SOTD, Wednesday 27 July 2005

    Bulgari PH Extreme -- out of town and I only have 1 scent (except for the swaps I brought with me and couldn't send from the hotel).
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    Re: The SEXIEST fragrance you know/own..

    Probably Very Sexy For Him I or II ;) Actually, it would be a toss up between Hanae Mori and Tommy Jeans. Both seem to do the trick for me.
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    Re: SOTD, Tuesday 26 July 2005

    Bulgari PH Extreme, mmmm mmmmm good
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    Re: Aren't samples much weaker?

    True..........................but sometimes I think that the testers in the shop are STRONGER. When I try a scent in a shop it always lasts quite long but when I buy the scent itself it is almost...
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    Re: Fragrances You Regret Swapping?

    I have roughly 100 fragrances and feel that is probably maximum capacity for my collection. For this reason, I will entertain possible trades for scents that aren't on my swap list. Till now though,...
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    Re: there should be a rule against.....

    I don't rate them because the rating system is too generic. There are several different things that I rate on and having a single scale doesn't suffice for the rating that I would like to do....
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    Re: SOTD SUNDAY 24 July

    Burberry Weekend for this hot humid Chicago day. It's about time it got hot in Chicago.
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    Re: Classiest Jacket and Tie Fragrances

    Although they aren't both in my collection, I've owned both at one time or another. IMO the best Jacket and tie fragrances are: Guerlain Vetiver and Creed Himalaya
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    Re: scentemental's choice

    I narrowed my guess to Lolita and Cologne. Of the two, I would have to go with Cologne. Glad to have you back.
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    Re: SOTD Friday June 17,2005

    Azzaro Chrome
  49. Re: I hate smokers killing my cologne - anyone els

    This is an interesting thread.

    It personally doesn't bother me that they smoke right outside of the door and I don't feel it kills my cologne to walk through. Maybe it has to do with the number...
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    Re: SOTD Sunday February 20th

    Bulgari PH Extreme
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 19 February

    Givenchy PH
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    Re: Tommy Summer Cologne and cKone Summer

    I know I have several Tommy summers and one of them seems to be the same as Tommy Cool as far as I can tell (02 or 03?). They are all very similar, but different in little ways other than that.
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    Re: SOTD Friday 18 February

    Azzaro Chrome
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    Re: Why I wear fragrance/smell good.

    I won't say why I wear fragrance, but I will say that wearing a good fragrance today makes me look forward to wearing another good fragrance tomorrow.

    PS Paid, are you moving out of state, or...
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    Re: Floris, the expensive ____

    The only Floris I've smelled that made an impression on me was Cefiro (see want list), but I will say that 1/4 of my collection does smell like another 1/4. Lately, I have been putting some on my...
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    Re: Cole fragrances are getting better

    I haven't smelled reaction yet either. At the calm before the storm, when I first started getting into scents, I picked up black. At the time, I thought it was great. Immediately following, my...
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    Re: Battle of the fresh, subtle scents

    other - Bulgari PH with Tommy T and TM Cologne battling for second IMO.
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    Re: OP Juice - thoughts?

    I personally liked OP Juice as a cologne, but it wasn't for me and I traded it away. Interesting bottle.
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 17 February

    hanae Mori
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 16 February

    Candies by someone - maybe Liz?
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 15 February

    Cerruti Image
  62. Re: How many days of the week do you wear cologne?

    You even have to ask ??? ::)
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    Re: Llewelyn's Stardust for Men

    So Set, where'd you find it?
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    Re: You Know You're Obsessed When...

    You have more colognes you are trying to trade in your collection than most normal people own.

    You start referring to people who only own 1 to 4 colognes as 'normal' people.

    You don't wear...
  65. Thread: Givenchy PI

    by drewstyle
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    Re: Givenchy PI

    I think I prefer fraiche to regular (gold) Pi, but I like them both. I feel that linear scents have their place and I don't dislike a scent strictly because it is linear. I do wear both with caution,...
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 29 January

    Jo Malone Lime, basil and mandarin
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    Re: That special person, That special scent?

    Well, I can't stand Clinique Happy for Women. My ex wore it all the time and I never liked it (even when I was with her). Now, everytime I smell it, I think of her.
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    Re: SotD Friday Jan 28th

    Givenchy Pi Fraiche
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    Re: SOTD Jan 27 Thursday

    Hanae Mori
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 26th January

    Bulgari PH
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    Re: CSP Aqua Motu     :-X

    Well, I haven't personally smelled the Aqua Motu, but I am a fan of the CSP's. They generally last all day on me and I do like the containers as well. I am looking forward to adding some more CSP's...
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    Re: SOTD 25th Tuesday

    Bulgari Blu
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    Re: SOTD Jan 24 Monday

    Dali Laguna
  74. Re: For girls: Which male fragrance turns you on?

    I am curious to see the results of this poll, but I can't without voting and I am not a girl ???
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    Re: SOTD Friday 21st

    Diptyque Philosykos
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    Re: SOTD Thursday

    CDG Odeur 53
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    Re: your collection

    I have roughly 100 bottles myself and I am not satisfied with my collection. I don't think that I need to increase the number of bottles in my collection though; instead, I need to swap out the...
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    Re: Men!!! Who's with me???!!

    I'm with Al on this one. I may obscure a woman's view of my entire collection before we've gone out more than a couple of times, but that's just so she doesn't think I am completely bonkers. As for...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent get's you the most female complime

    It's mainstream but not commonly worn and I have yet to wear Tommy Jeans and not get at least one compliment on my scent from women - usually complete strangers.
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    Re: A Tribute to the Classics of Scent

    If predating 87 is required for classics, I was prepubescent during the classic era. This might explain why 0 of the fragrances I own predate 87, Cool Water(88) - first cologne - just misses by a...
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