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    Re: How many sprays for work?

    I'm taking all good advice into account.
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    Re: How many sprays for work?

    I know. And I'm in insurance for a buttoned up corporate company, too. Overspraying Hanae Mori HM is like throwing lemon drop candies in everyone's face.

    Hawkeye454, I'm 6 ft and wear slacks,...
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    Re: How many sprays for work?

    check it out: http://www.basenotes.net/threads/262784-What-fragrance-do-you-use-the-most-sprays-of-when-your-applying-and-how-many-sprays
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    Re: How many sprays for work?

    I wish.

    I heard about one guy doing it for a more subtle approach and it works well for me, too. My skin tends to project and last almost too well.
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    Re: How many sprays for work?

    Actually, Hednic, it's 4 sprays, two to the knees and two to the chest. I know you usually do 3.

    Jive, no one has said anything yet, but I've only been at this job and doing this routine for 10...
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    How many sprays for work?

    Hi guys.

    I've already read a few threads from before, but I'd like help with my specific situation. I have a bit of a bad nose and am a man and I know women are more sensitive to smell. This is...
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    Re: SOTD; Friday, March 9, 2012

    http://www.perfumecounter.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/chanel-allure-homme-edition-blanche-150ml-edt.jpg

    sample. I'm lovin it more than a big mac and fries.
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    Re: SOTD; Thursday, March 8, 2012

    http://www.clinique.com/images/products/158x158/clq_62YL_158.jpg

    Between the cologne and my speeding ticket this morning i'm not very happy overall. It does take the sting off though...smells...
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    Re: SOTD; Wednesday, March 7, 2012

    http://www.dieetwijzer.com/shop/afbeeldingen/dior-homme-%28edt%29.jpg
    SOTE
    sample
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    Re: Reformulated DH vs Vintage DHI...

    I'm wearing the reformulated DH right now and I have to say, once you get past the lipstick, which can actually be perversely pleasant, the drydown is divine.
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    Re: Allure Homme Sport Eau Extreme Chanel for men

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D1Onm0EnvGU&feature=player_embedded&noredirect=1

    Cool ad.
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    Re: New Haarlem -- Most Overrated Fragrance

    http://content.internetvideoarchive.com/content/photos/011/000476_24.jpg
  13. Re: Do you think Hermes will or already are in the top tier of designers?

    I like Hermes the best.
  14. Re: Pick a number between 1-500 win a Chanel Allure Blanche sample.

    111
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    Re: I'm Loving Azzaro Pour Homme

    I'm new here, as well. I really love this stuff and am glad Basenotes encouraged this blind buy. I'm not really a huge 80s/powerscent/fougere type of guy at all. I'm probably more of an oriental...
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    Re: SOTD; Wednesday, March 7, 2012

    http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_fHpd2IdLrGc/TBZDfqePQxI/AAAAAAAACyE/dLggZNyUKZA/s400/AP_001_SPRAY_B.jpg

    from a sample. 3 sprays to the chest. my favorite right now! :p
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    Re: Newb 2 Month Collection

    lol, I think they might have rushed the last couple decants.

    testers gonna test!
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, March 6, 2012

    http://blog.theperfumespot.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/givenchy-play-intense-mens-cologne.jpg
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    Newb 2 Month Collection

    http://i.imgur.com/xIk3Kl.jpg

    Marc Ecko
    Alfred Sung Hei
    Carlos Santana
    Hanae Mori HM edt
    Hugo Boss Number One
    Lucky Brand Lucky You
    Colors de Benneton
    Perry Ellis Night
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    Re: Talk me out of Play Intense !

    I want it I want it I want it.

    16 pounds for 50 ml?? Wha?? Nice deal.
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    Re: Allure Homme Sport Eau Extreme Chanel for men

    I'll have to try this for sure. I'm not allergic to sport scents like everyone else here. I actually really like Armani Code Sport. mmm lemony :tongue:

    *ducks*
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    Re: Just Tried Aventus on My Skin

    Fark! Now I have to try this stuff...just to be able to weigh in.

    GIT, too...
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    Re: SOTD; Monday, March 5, 2012

    Actually, The Third Man is not a half bad movie. Worth a watch for any classic movie buffs or Orson Wells fans out there.
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    Re: SOTD; Monday, March 5, 2012

    Guerlain Shalimar EDC.

    3 sprays under the shirt. Office work today.
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    Re: Limited edition bottles of Le Male.

    Say what you will about the juice, some of those bottles are really cool. Certainly collectable. I particularly like the 08.
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    Re: Guy Laroche Horizon - fail !

    http://www.valentineperfume.com/product_thumbnail_images/t_24452.jpg

    I've been sampling Carlos Santa for a little while. It's worth the 20 or so bucks you can get 100 mils for. I suppose you...
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    Re: New- Voyage d'Hermes in Parfum

    Now I reeeeeeally want to try it!
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    Re: Why I don't wear Aventus

    Gentlemen, Gentlemen...there are a lot of emotions and opinions flying around, and that's ok. Because it's all fun and games until someone get hurt. Unfortunately someone hurt my heart by insulting...
  29. Re: My first time wearing Bleu de Chanel.....and it was a bit of a surprise!

    I think it smells really good, just a bit boring. Great for work.
  30. Re: If you had to have only ONE scent in your life..

    ...+1
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    Re: rank the YSL frags for me

    Libre Sucks! lol
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    Re: Top 10 Gourmands ever?

    Man, Mesa, they have everything now, Cartier, Prada, Chanel, it's pretty fancy schmancy. Pretty funny walking into these joints with sandals, a tank, a mild beer buzz, and haole tan. Good times.
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    Re: Top 10 Gourmands ever?

    Went to the Hermes store in Waikiki a few days ago. It was great to sample a lot of their Hermessence line.

    Ambre Narguile was fantastic. Surprised me that it was so sweet. Love the blown...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 25 Februsry 2012

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.1681.jpg

    My samples came in. Best thing I've smelled yet. My favorite.
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    Re: Most Inoffensive Scent?

    Pour Homme. Excuse me.
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    Re: Most Inoffensive Scent?

    D&G Light Blue
  37. Re: Anyone know of a cologne that pairs well with the scent of clove cigarettes?

    Djarum Blacks?
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    Re: Just blind bought Muscs Koublai Khan...

    lol
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    Re: Never Smelled Drakkar Noir Until Yesterday...

    I think it smells pretty good. The thing is the more I try these other 80's powerhouses the more it pales in comparison. Kind of like cool water for me. I like it, but after trying more of the...
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    Re: What do you think of my collection so far?

    I really want to like Burberry Brit, I just can't.

    Nice collection! I'm a bit jelly.
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    Re: SOTD-Monday,20th Feb 2012

    http://www.sybarites.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/tomgv.jpg
    SOTD - from a sample

    http://images.bidorbuy.co.za/user_images/757/1196757_101004194732_Hugo_Boss_Number_one.jpg
    SOTE - freshly...
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: February 2012

    http://images.bidorbuy.co.za/user_images/757/1196757_101004194732_Hugo_Boss_Number_one.jpg
  43. Re: Suggested Fragrances for an Asian/Tropical Trip?

    I'm in hawaii this week, oahu to be specific, and i'm wearing grey vetiver today.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, February 18, 2012

    http://eaudebain.biz/wp-content/uploads/Shalimar_By_Guerlain_For_Women_Eau_De_Cologne_Spray_2_5_Oz_01_rg.jpg
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: February 2012

    http://eaudebain.biz/wp-content/uploads/Shalimar_By_Guerlain_For_Women_Eau_De_Cologne_Spray_2_5_Oz_01_rg.jpg
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    Re: Best Ole School Mens Fragrance

    Really enjoyed Azzaro Pour Homme yesterday.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, February 17, 2012

    http://www.coupondad.net/blog/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/Lucky_You_Cologne.jpg

    Don't judge me. Another inheritance I'm trying out.
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    Re: You are dying...

    Re: This thread is not dying...
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    Re: Cologne Help Needed!

    Did you go test a bunch of scents? Macy's has them, too.
  50. Thread: A "Fresh" Musk?

    by xiuxia
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    Re: A "Fresh" Musk?

    For a more common scent with this combo you might try Ecko by Marc Ecko.

    Super sharp grapefuit/"lightning" accord off the top, but the base, or at least on my skin, there is mostly just white...
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    Re: Designer fragrance for the summer?

    Versace Eau Fraiche

    Bvlgari Aqva Pour Homme
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    Re: Job Interviews, and "Professional" Fragrances

    Vanilla and lemon in front and some people get chocolate in the basenotes.

    I know what you mean, though.
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    Re: Don't let me down, guys. Blind Basenotes Buy.

    :coolold:I keed I keed

    Smells like a real man. I have enough chest hair to rock this and it really rounds out my collection. Will be good for work or formal events...judicially applied. I hear...
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    Re: Don't let me down, guys. Blind Basenotes Buy.

    :cry:Ewwww

    Smells like i was transported to 1978 where a horse carrying Burt Reynolds was eating lavender, black licorice, and caraway seeds all day then farted in my face....
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    Don't let me down, guys. Blind Basenotes Buy.

    http://eshopping.pk/product_images/w/327/37__34230.jpg

    Just got home. Haven't tested it yet.
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: February 2012

    http://lh6.googleusercontent.com/public/8z2ywT5stIRRjL-1U7LDBwPTvuwbP_7TUnrDgpW77jopF2n2cC6_tp6pS3v3eyZmfYMITdnZVR0nWqvpwvjj7vxOcntrJN7rlqKWA_I5n-vxyarKnnbFfG7UNJ6VRn8USvklXRQWBwg0Gpq2oNP2zZq6dsKaAHjb...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, February 15, 2012

    http://i.pgcdn.com/pi/81/52/47/815247736_260.jpg

    Carlos Santana
  58. Thread: Bleu de Chanel

    by xiuxia
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    Re: Bleu De Chenal.

    Beautiful review, D&S. Almost makes me like this scent more then I actually do.

    I think it should be perfect for you working retail, Retro. Happy sniffing! The main thing is that you enjoy it...
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    Re: Gillette Cool Wave: Anyone else a fan?

    lol.

    don't stop till they're sneezing themselves silly.
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    Re: I received a really nasty comment today on DHI

    +1.
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    Re: I received a really nasty comment today on DHI

    i dunno...if you had on 1 mill she would have wet her diapers.
  62. Re: What is the trade value of a bottle of Cigar Aficionado?

    I'll unload it on someone i don't like...lol

    I looked up some old reviews and some BN'ers actually dug this juice as a tobacco scent.

    My face twitches on the top notes and it's so chemically...
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    Re: I received a really nasty comment today on DHI

    She was horny for you. That insult was a classic misdirection.
  64. What is the trade value of a bottle of Cigar Aficionado?

    Inherited a bottle of this "stuff."

    http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/images/B000XE6OC6/ref=dp_image_text_0?ie=UTF8&n=3760911&s=beauty
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    Re: Le Male or 1 million?

    I personally think a blue would be good for work.

    They would have these at Macy's:

    Chanel Bleu

    D&G Light Blue

    and Versace Eau Fraiche
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    Re: Le Male or 1 million?

    You know, if you did get egoiste you would have a more versatile fragrance. It's just as delicious but probably a bit more apropos for work or meetings.
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    Re: Le Male or 1 million?

    1 million. I think it's pretty good and Le Male as well.

    I can see how people find them cloying or tacky, though.
  68. Re: SOTD - Feb/14/2012 - Vallentines Day (also, my birthday)

    http://www.aromajunkies.co.uk/cart/catalog/images/03126031105.jpg
  69. Re: I really think there is ISO Super E in Nautica Voyage

    @Vince:




    http://perfumeshrine.blogspot.com/2009/03/iso-e-super-its-merits-its-faults-geza.html
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    Re: L'Instant De Guerlain Pour Homme

    anyone want to decant a bit of this for me?
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, February 13, 2012

    marc ecko
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    Re: Terre D'Hermes EDT = Blow Pops?

    TDH strikes again!
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    Re: Tom Ford fragrances

    I've only tried a few but grey vetiver was fantastic to my nose and well worth the price. Give that one a sniff.
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    Re: SOTD - Sunday, February 12, 2012.

    http://www.perfectfragrances.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/PEllisNightEsqUS1110.jpg
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    Re: Blind buying Hanae Mori Men

    To me I would prefer the EDP but I have the EDT and its longevity is really good along with the projection. The only thing is that I think that the EDP smells a tiny bit better. I don't know. It's...
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    Re: Blind buying Hanae Mori Men

    Do you like sweet scents?

    Do you like lemon?

    Do you mind florals? Some people think florals aren't masculine enough.
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    Re: Rive Gauche is perfect.

    is the new formulation worth buying?
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    Re: Terre D'Hermes shipped

    ahhh it was good fun while it lasted. maybe someone will decant a few ml's for me for 10 bucks.
  79. Re: New scent to be released...Black XS L'Exces for Him Paco Rabanne

    http://dvdmedia.ign.com/dvd/image/article/731/731846/he-man-and-the-masters-of-the-universe-season-two-volume-two-20060908033952292-000.jpg

    "He-Man will never fall for your poison perfume! He...
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    Re: Mango Accord Scents

    Haven't tried Timbuktu nor a lot of the other suggestions, even the Polo's. Thanks everyone!

    Versus Uomo

    Hermes Un Jardin Sur Le Nil

    Timbuktu

    and the Montale are the most intriguing to...
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    Re: Any good cheap colognes for under $30?

    +1.
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    Re: Reccommendations: summer garden at night?

    D&G Rose The One
  83. Re: Deal of the century? Terres d'Hermes EDP for

    care to elaborate?
  84. Re: Deal of the century? Terres d'Hermes EDP for

    suppress it, suppressor.

    people weren't even sure if it was intentional or not. buyers are taking a risk as well.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, February 11, 2012

    http://www.punmiris.com/images/secundar/o.1298.jpg
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    Re: Any good cheap colognes for under $30?

    buy 3 TdH on ebay for 10 bucks each.
  87. Re: Deal of the century? Terres d'Hermes EDP for

    +1

    i agree, was just trying to get a laugh. It's my favorite fragrance right now like it is yours. If it actually comes in the mail i'm going to be so excited i'll probably drink some and dance...
  88. Re: Deal of the century? Terres d'Hermes EDP for

    the seller is gonna get the last laugh.

    those bottles are full of horse urine and high fructose corn syrup.
  89. Re: Deal of the century? Terres d'Hermes EDP for

    see what happens when you sniff too much iso E super?

    cautionary tale.
  90. Re: Deal of the century? Terres d'Hermes EDP for

    look at the item specifics:



    looks like he was trying to sell at $35.90?
  91. Re: Deal of the century? Terres d'Hermes EDP for

    http://g.images.memegenerator.net/instances/500x/14462150.jpg

    http://madeira.hccanet.org/project2/michels_p2/website%20pics/fry3.gif
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    Re: Mango Accord Scents

    According to Fragrantica there are a few scents with mango:

    Hermes Un Jardin Sur Le Nil

    Ralph Lauren Polo Double Black

    Ralph Lauren Polo Black

    Calvin Klein Escape
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    Re: Guilty Pleasure Fragrances

    Lol
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    Re: HM = VERSACE Man Eau Fraiche

    Not the same at all to me but I like them both quite a bit. Eau Fraiche is a clean aquatic ala bulgari aqua. It is one of the better blues IMHO. I guess the similarity would be the citrus in the...
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    Re: Nautica Voyage: A True Masterpiece

    I've seen this at all the discount stores like Ross, TJMaxx, and Marshalls. I'm afraid to blind buy it because I have a feeling I won't like it. Actually, I have a feeling it will suck and smell...
  96. Re: Potentially heretical but amazingly effective layering combo

    Now I'd like to try DSQ Silver Wind Wood.
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: February 2012

    http://www.evecare.com/images/products/large/alfredsung_hei.jpg
  98. Re: I need help choosing a cologne that my girlfriend will like, that I want to wear.

    maybe alfred sung hei?

    a really light floral aqua to me.

    karl lagerfeld kapsule light is also very light and readily found at a discounted price.
  99. Re: Here is my (very small) fragrance collection...help me add to it

    benetton colors
    grey flannel
    grey vetiver
    d&g the one
    john varvatos artisan, artisan black or john varvatos
    hanae mori parfum
    givenchy play intense
  100. Re: I need help choosing a cologne that my girlfriend will like, that I want to wear.

    Dump her and wear your Thierry Mugler.

    If you're lonely you can always kiss it, or even stick it up your bum.

    :) no offense to you...inside joke here.
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