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  1. I think I broke my mom's atomizer. Juice is stuck.

    I was decanting some of my mom's Alfred Sung Shi for our overseas vacation and the atomizer quit working when I was halfway done filling up the 5ml decant vial. It simply will not spray any more. The...
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    Re: Azzaro Pour Homme is a huge hit

    Azzaro Pour Homme is flat-out amazing. I recently bought the 75ml urbanspray off Ebay. It was probably the first fragrance I sampled that I INSTANTLY fell in love with.

    Strangely enough, it took...
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    Re: decanting splash bottles

    I've seen those exact ones at The Body Shop for $10 Canadian. Rather steep, but the vials are actually pretty nice.
  4. Re: 5 STAR FRAGRANCE GENERAL~1000 posts~game & pri

    Here's something I whipped up a while ago in MS Paint. Caron L'Antichrist (apologies to anyone who might be offended, especially on Easter weekend... this is supposed to be a parody thread after all...
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    Re: What is a good spring/summer oriental?

    Guerlain L'Instant smells amazing on me until it mixes with my sweat. Then it turns pungent. What a pity because that's what's probably stopping me from buying it. :-[
  6. Re: I am now the proud owner of Alfred Sung Homme.

    TJ Maxx needs to set up shop here in Canada. :o 1oz is perfect... like I'll ever need all 3.4oz! ;D

    Yup, I still love it! I still have more than half of your 5ml roll-on decant from ages ago. ;D...
  7. I am now the proud owner of Alfred Sung Homme.

    I've had a decant from AZsmells for a while, and finally found a reasonably-priced 3.4oz bottle on Ebay. I don't buy many full bottles, so this is something I'm particularly happy with, especially...
  8. Ferrari Racing VS Yves Saint Laurent Opium PH EDT

    I just got my bottle of Ferrari Racing in a swap with MikeFromManhattan (thanks Mike!) and tonight was the second time I'd smelled this particular fragrance. I remember from when I tested it that it...
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    Re: Musc Ravageur, the Body Shop Edition

    I see the Moonflower oil on here:

    http://shop.store.yahoo.com/thebodyshop-ca/-fragrance-.html

    However, I've never had experience with Moonflower before. Would you recommend it as a good floral...
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    Re: Musc Ravageur, the Body Shop Edition

    Here's a little update. I made my purchases from The Body Shop today:

    -3 atomizer vials (C$10.00 per vial... they're nice but I'll order more off Ebay cheaper)
    -White musk perfume oil
    -Japanese...
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    Re: Musc Ravageur, the Body Shop Edition

    Really great info, everyone! Thank you!

    I better order some empty vials too... ;D

    And thanks for the clarification about the unscented massage oil and the perfume oils (not the home fragrance...
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    Re: Musc Ravageur, the Body Shop Edition

    Rashkae, fantastic thread and great details! Did you buy your empty 5ml sampler bottle at the Body Shop as well? The reason I ask is because I don't have any empty decant vials to use.

    Also, why...
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    Re: Musc Ravageur, the Body Shop Edition

    I saw this topic and I went to the Body Shop today. I noticed the little bottles of fragrance oils but I didn't buy any. Next time I go, I'll pick some up to experiment with.

    What are you guys...
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    Re: Caron Pour Un Homme longevity and sillage?

    Wow, thread resurrection! I made this topic ages ago. Since then, I've purchased Caron Pour Un Homme but couldn't get into it, so I have it on my swaplist. DrOfTheSoul, mine is exactly like the one...
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    Re: Best Cheap-o Scents

    My best deals, but not spectacular deals by Basenotes standards, were:

    -YSL Rive Gauche Pour Homme 4.2oz - C$19.99
    -YSL Rive Gauche Opium Pour Homme 3.4oz - C$19.99
    -Dana Monsieur Musk 4.2oz -...
  16. Best '70s style scents in the vein of Azzaro, etc?

    Hello gentlemen, I was looking for a few extra recommendations in terms of 70s style scents (doesn't have to be from the '70s) in the vein of Azzaro Pour Homme, YSL Rive Gauche Pour Homme, and Pierre...
  17. Re: Another C$19.99 YSL deal - Opium Pour Homme ED

    I finally got it, and am now comparing the EDT to the EDP. I find the EDP to be smoother and sweeter. The EDT surprised me when I first wore it... it smelled spicier. I still smell the spice long...
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    Re: Frederic Malle, WOW!!    

    I just received my 5ml vials of Noir Epices and Musc Ravageur! I'll give them a few days of testing. ;D
  19. Re: Another C$19.99 YSL deal - Opium Pour Homme ED

    Oh yeah, it was Body Kouros. My mistake. But I don't believe there's Eaton's any longer. ;)
  20. Re: Another C$19.99 YSL deal - Opium Pour Homme ED

    3.4oz Kouros was on sale for C$24.99 at The Bay a few weeks ago if I am not mistaken. I didn't buy one... I'm not really too fond of that one.

    But if they wanna give away M7 and M7 Fresh for $20...
  21. Re: Another C$19.99 YSL deal - Opium Pour Homme ED

    HackerX, the Rive Gauche deal was only on for one week sometime before Christmas, and I believe several Toronto Basenoters snapped up some cans of Rive Gauche. I hope it's the same situation for...
  22. Another C$19.99 YSL deal - Opium Pour Homme EDT!

    Gentlemen, remember when I told the community about YSL Rive Gauche Pour Homme available at Shoppers Drug Mart (Canada) for C$19.99?

    This week, YSL Opium Pour Homme EDT is available at Shoppers...
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    Re: The most "sexual" fragrances

    Vulva! LOL!!

    http://www.riechmichund.com/

    ;)
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    Re: Knock-offs or imitations of originals

    LOL

    All I know is that I bought a roll-on vial of Cool Water concentrated scented oil from Ebay for $4 ages ago, thinking it was an inexpensive alternative to Cool Water, and instantly being...
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    Re: Knock-offs or imitations of originals

    HAHAHAH, I'm just having fun laughing at some of the imitator's names. Polo = Rugby. Eternity = Entirely. Obsession = Perfection. Issey Miyake = Yazaki. HAHAHAHA! ;D
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    Re: the most powerful sillage

    Chanel Platinum Egoiste, Azzaro Visit, Alfred Sung Homme, YSL Opium PH EDP, and Thierry Mugler A*Men are my powerhouses.
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 28 January

    Boucheron Jaipur Homme on my left wrist.

    JPG Le Male on my right wrist.
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    Re: IS ANYONE ELSE HAVING THIS PROBLEM?

    My first fragrance was Brut, given to me for Christmas when I was 14 or 15 years old. When I smelled Rive Gauche a few months ago for the first time, I couldn't get over how it seemed like a weaker...
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    Re: The blending of fragrances

    True! ;D

    I still can't decide which one I like better, Chanel Egoiste or Chanel Egoiste Concentree. They're almost identical to me. I've done several side-by-side comparisons of my decants on...
  30. Re: Chanel Egoiste vs. Musc Ravageur: help me deci

    Where is the address that I may be able to write to? Many thanks in advance. :)
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    Re: SOTD, Friday 27 Jan

    Creed Baie de Genièvre on my chest.

    Testing L'Instant De Guerlain Pour Homme on my left wrist, which smells HORRIBLE when I sweat but AMAZING when I'm dry.

    Testing Giorgio Armani Acqua Di Gio...
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    Re: Fragrance for "Private" Area?

    For some reason, "Vulva" came to my mind instantly:

    http://www.riechmichund.com/

    LOL
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    Re: The blending of fragrances

    On Saturday night, I went out clubbing and layered Chanel Egoiste Concentree on top of YSL Rive Gauche PH.

    Nobody commented on it, but that's okay because I liked it enough myself. ;)
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    Re: SotD 23 Jan. Monday

    Two shots of YSL Body Kouros to the chest. It's still a weird fragrance for me.
  35. Re: purchasing scents at discount stores like Targ

    I went to my local Wal-Mart last week and found the fragrance counter. It was tiny, and it consisted of stuff like Davidoff Cool Water and Ralph Lauren Polo Black. A 50mL bottle cost C$75.00. NO...
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    Re: SotD 21 Jan. Saturday

    Creed Baie De Genièvre. THIS smells a bit like Gucci Pour Homme. Apologies to everyone who read that I said BOIS DU PORTUGAL smelled like Gucci Pour Homme, I mixed them up. [smiley=lolk.gif]
  37. Re: Two Beautiful YSL Giftsets arrive at my door!

    Do you have the name of this seller and know whether or not there are still some giftsets available for that price? Thanks. :)
  38. Re: Chanel Egoiste vs. Musc Ravageur: help me deci

    Damn, if Musc Ravageur crushes Chanel Egoiste, I MUST seek it out and see what all the hype is about. This is coming from a guy who LOVES Egoiste. ;D
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    Re: SOTD Friday 20 Jan

    My SOTE right now is Creed Himalaya. Whoever said that it smelled like Chanel Platinum Egoiste, I see it now. The initial blast of Himalaya is somewhat similar.
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    Re: Body Kouros Score - $29 at The Bay

    Oops, I should have said that it's a 3.4oz bottle if I remember correctly. Not quite as big as our awesome C$19.99 4.2oz Rive Gauche score from Shoppers Drug Mart, but still quite fair.

    Too bad I...
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    Re: Create your own Notes!!!

    I was baffled when a girl told me my Thierry mugler A*Men had that "new car smell". [smiley=lolk.gif]
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    Re: SOTD Friday 20 Jan

    Chanel Egoiste Concentree on my chest.

    Testing Monsieur De Givenchy on my left wrist.

    Testing Dior Homme on my right wrist.
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    Re: Body Kouros Score - $29 at The Bay

    I went to my local branch of The Bay just now, and yes, Body Kouros is being sold for C$29.99. I'm gonna test out my decant some more tonight, and maybe pick up a bottle on Tuesday.
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    Re: Stronger version of Gucci Envy For Men?

    Probably because I've been using too many powerhouses lately. I've started rotating my collection again. ;)

    Thanks for all the great replies, everyone. You know what, I've had TWO little samples...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 17 January 2006

    YSL Rive Gauche PH. No bites though... ;)
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    Re: Top 3 Fragrances You Can't Wait To Try..

    VERSACE BLACK JEANS!!!

    Iceberg Twice Homme.

    Hanae Mori H.M.

    ;D
  47. Thread: The Mini...

    by Hysteria
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    Re: The Mini...

    I also prefer decants over minis. There aren't always miniatures of everything out there, whereas you can always make fresh decants from larger stock bottles and a few empty vials. :)
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    Re: Just purchased Rive Gauche

    Ottawa! Not sure if they still have the same heavily-discounted sales, because this was before Christmas and I saw it in the weekly flyer that week. Good luck!
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    Re: SOTD Monday 16th January 2006

    Creed Santal Imperial on my chest, and Floris Santal on my right wrist.
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    Re: The AXE effect!

    Tag bodyspray is made by the Gillette company, I think. There are even grocery store brandname scented body sprays and shower gels now. I dunno, I've found nothing wrong with unscented soap and...
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    Re: FINALLY! The Answer to What Women Love!

    Fo' sheezy, my neezy! Spray it 'fore you lay it, and make the girls QUEASY!!!

    I could totally do the rap thing.

    ;D
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    Re: Just purchased Rive Gauche

    I dunno, I swear I've heard about some of the American Basenoters' good deals that they've had while shopping at one of the places we Canadians don't have... ;D

    Of course, I couldn't tell a...
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    Re: Just purchased Rive Gauche

    Shoppers Drug Mart is a Canadian mega retail drugstore only. I don't believe any exist outside of Canada.

    But look on the bright side... we Canadians don't get the cheap deals at Marshall's, TJ...
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    Re: Just purchased Rive Gauche

    The first link you posted didn't work, Lightninrod! :(

    Wow, you got 125mL for C$17... damn!!! Even better! At that price, how could you go wrong? I was even tempted to buy two cans, but it already...
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    Re: Just purchased Rive Gauche

    C$17.00 for 100mL is pretty good!!!! Myaccolades and myself got our 125mL Rive Gauche cans for C$19.99 at Shoppers Drug Mart. Where did you get yours?
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    Re: The AXE effect!

    "Spray more, get more!"

    Damn, it is TRULY a sign that the apocalypse is here. I'll be in my fallout shelter sniffing and revelling in my fragrances if any of you need me. ;D
  57. Re: My parents have cool frags! I raided their dra

    Sorry to hear that, Pigeon. :(

    I knew you'd like that, my fellow Canadian friend! Maybe this is just what I need to allow Chanel Pour Monsieur to grow on me. ;D
  58. Re: My parents have cool frags! I raided their dra

    Well, the 30mL splash bottle smelled a little bit "off", but the 100mL spray was definitely still alive. I've smelled Chanel Pour Monsieur many times, testing it at department stores for longevity. I...
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    Re: Heavy metal cologne

    Damn, that little Immortal clip took me a while to view properly on my computer, and I have cable internet too. [smiley=lolk.gif]

    The only remotely black metal band I listen to is Suidakra, and...
  60. My parents have cool frags! I raided their drawer!

    Yesterday, my parents and I were going through their fragrance drawer out of curiosity. I wear fragrances the most often in my household, followed by my mom who wears them during special occasions....
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    Re: SotD Friday January 13

    Azzaro Pour Homme
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    Re: SotD Thursday January 12

    Chanel - A Gentleman's Cologne (Pour Monsieur)
  63. Re: How do you know what occasion to use a scent f

    You have Versace Black Jeans? I like you already!!! I've been trying to find it for quite some time now.

    And Chanel Egoiste is great. ;D
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    Re: Wore Rive Gauche to work and got BITTEN!

    We may never see Indie again if he wore Rive Gauche AND a black button-up shirt with top button undone. He might give Hugh Hefner a run for his money. And suddenly I'm very tempted to go shopping for...
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    Re: Teach me to speak French

    That's good, Whitebar. :)
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    Re: Teach me to speak French

    Living on the provincial border between Ontario and Quebec, I get exposed to a lot of French. My university is also very bilingual. I tried typing out some responses for you, but French is VERY...
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    Re: Roll on vs. Atomizer

    Some of my roll-ons have white particles settling in the vials. I'm led to believe that it's skin flakes from when the ball rolls across my skin and picks up loose flakes. The fragrances still smell...
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    Re: Wore Rive Gauche to work and got BITTEN!

    Today I wore THREE chest sprays of Rive Gauche and one wrist spray, and I didn't get so much as a peep my way. And I'm a very sociable guy too. [smiley=lolk.gif] And I put MOISTURIZER on my chest...
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    Re: Looking for an INTENSE Fougere--?!?

    I agree with Teflondog's #1. Chanel Platinum Egoiste is the first thing that comes to mind when I think of a fougere, and a really powerful one at that. It's my top fragrance for power, longevity,...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 10 January 2006

    Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche Pour Homme.
  71. Re: love GUCCI and A*men help me pick a few more

    If you like Gucci Pour Homme and Thierry Mugler A*Men for their power and longevity, I definitely recommend the remaining powerhouses from my collection:

    -Alfred Sung Homme
    -Azzaro Pour Homme...
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    Re: SotD, Monday January 9

    Left wrist: Creed Green Irish Tweed

    Right wrist: Creed Silver Mountain Water layered on top of Creed Millésime Impérial
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    Re: The blending of fragrances

    Excellent, I have Millesime Imperial and Silver Mountain Water. I'll try those. ;D
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    Re: The blending of fragrances

    Keep experimenting and updating, and I will keep reading, especially if it pertains to fragrances in my wardrobe. Hint hint. Just kidding. ;D I'll have to be more daring on my off-days and try out...
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 8 January 2006

    Creed Bois Du Portugal on my chest. Testing Givenchy Pi on my left wrist, and Guerlain Vetiver on my right wrist.
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 7 January 2006

    Caron L'Anarchiste.
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    Re: Stronger version of Gucci Envy For Men?

    You know, I still haven't tried Floris Santal yet. I'll have to ask around the stores for it. I hadn't actually ever heard of Floris before until you posted pictures of it in one of my threads. Is it...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 6 January 2006

    Gucci Envy For Men. I'm not as impressed as I used to be with this scent. It doesn't seem to last that long, nor project very well. Too bad, because I friggin' love the smell. :(
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    Re: The blending of fragrances

    LOL, that's insane, and I like it. ;D It's so methodical. I have over 40 fragrances (most of which are decants) and it will take me a while to try out all the combinations. ;D
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    Stronger version of Gucci Envy For Men?

    I've been wearing a lot of powerhouses lately (Chanel Platinum Egoiste, Chanel Antaeus, Alfred Sung Homme, Azzaro Pour Homme, Azzaro Visit, Thierry Mugler A*Men) and I used to think Gucci Envy For...
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    Re: Cool Water/GIT comparison

    Some of you guys mentioned Calvin Klein Eternity For Men. I thought I was alone in thinking that the smell reminded me of Davidoff Cool Water. ::)
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    Re: The blending of fragrances

    Do you consider wearing three different fragrances on three different parts of the body to be "blending"? Because I'll usually have a home-sprayed fragrance on my chest/neck, and then go out and test...
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    Re: Some good YSL buys on ebay

    I couldn't find the seller, nor the auctions described. :(
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    Re: Bought M7 Fresh Blind

    If not, there are plenty of guys out there like myself who might buy it off you. ;)
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    Re: SotD, Thursday January 5

    Same as last night, testing out YSL M7 Fresh (left wrist) versus YSL M7 (right wrist).
  86. Thread: M7 Fresh

    by Hysteria
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    Re: M7 Fresh

    I'm wearing M7 Fresh on my left wrist, and M7 on my right wrist. I also did the same last night. I agree, M7 Fresh lasts longer and smells better to me. That isn't to say that the regular M7 is bad....
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    Re: Top 3 Fragrances?

    This is difficult...

    1.) Chanel Platinum Egoiste. This will probably reign supreme for me for a long time. It's my ideal combination of projection, longevity, sillage, versatility, and sexy scent....
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 4 January 2006

    SOTD - Chanel Platinum Egoiste, probably my best combination of projection, longevity, versatility, and sexy smell. It might even be my holy grail, and I discovered it BEFORE I found Basenotes... :o...
  89. Thread: M7 Fresh

    by Hysteria
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    Re: M7 Fresh

    So far, I've seen YSL M7 Fresh at two The Bay locations in Ottawa (Bayshore Shopping Centre and Rideau Centre).
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    Re: Similar Fragrances

    I was really surprised the first time I smelled Calvin Klein Eternity For Men. I thought I was smelling Davidoff Cool Water for a minute there. What's really odd is that I find Cool Water pleasant...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 3 January 2006

    Left wrist: Chanel Egoiste Concentree

    Right wrist: Chanel Egoiste
  92. Thread: A*men Rant

    by Hysteria
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    Re: A*men Rant

    It's worthwhile. I HATED it when I first tried it. It gave me a headache and I almost wanted to vomit. However, I decided to at least give my little sample vial a bit of justice and finish it. By the...
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    Re: The best fit in your hand...

    Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche Pour Homme! Gotta love the can!!! ;D
  94. Thread: Your taste

    by Hysteria
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    Re: Your taste

    Definitely YSL Opium PH EDP. I thought Dior Homme was really unspectacular, but I'll have to test it again soon.
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    Re: More Rive Gauche compliments!

    How can you even run out of RGPH to need a backup, it comes in 125mL cans... ;) ;D
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    Re: SOTD January 1st 2006

    Why does this not surprise me? ;) ;D
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    Re: SOTD January 1st 2006

    Left wrist: Chanel Antaeus

    Right wrist: Alfred Sung Homme

    Happy New Year!!!
  98. Re: Sediments settling at the bottom of roll-on vi

    Ewwwww... dry winter itch skin coming off in patches and getting trapped in minis... LOL

    Rive Gauche is truly versatile. It's up there with Azzaro Pour Homme and Chanel Platinum Egoiste for being...
  99. Re: Sediments settling at the bottom of roll-on vi

    The Rive Gauche PH kicks ass, huh? ;D I was almost not going to go for it because it smelled like a weaker version of Brut when I first tested it out. But at $19.99 Canadian plus tax, who the heck am...
  100. Re: Sediments settling at the bottom of roll-on vi

    Skin particles in normal (I presume SPRAY) vials? How is this possible, my fellow Canadian friend? ;)
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