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    Re: Need a new everyday scent-- fast!

    Is this one by Chanel? It looks like it was made for women (which I am not).
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    Need a new everyday scent-- fast!

    Hi,

    I've been wearing Creed MI for the last few years as an everyday scent. But now its starting to not wear that well on me anymore, plus I've become averse to smelling like the Sean John...
  3. They said Creed SIlver Mountain Water smells... bad!?

    Alright, I've been wearing this cologne for about a year now, and I thought I was the man, as I would switch between SMW and MI, and I couldn't stop smelling myself. But now someone just commented to...
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    Re: "Makeover:" scents, toiletries, etc..

    Darn, the thread got moved! Anytime I post in this forum, I get only a few responses.. maybe because no one comes here?
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    "Makeover:" scents, toiletries, etc..

    Alright, I'm revamping my wardrobe/style. I'm about to graduate from college, and I'm trying to upgrade from the cheap walmart stuff that was/is affordable to something more "classy." Now, I'm not...
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    Shaving equipment for goatee?

    I have a problem shaping my goatee well. It always comes out looking crooked and weird. Now, I'm not really a fan of the goatee perse, but I have a small chin, and its amazing the difference in the...
  7. Thread: Face wash?

    by joellark
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    Face wash?

    Hey,

    Can someone recommend a good face wash?

    I have this acne problem that annoyingly comes and goes, and when it comes there really isn't a good reason for it to be present.

    In the past...
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    Re: What is a Millesime?

    Yea.. I ran the word through altavista's Babelfish, and it translated to Year.
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    Re: Reviews: The Amazing Ungaro brothers..

    I bought Ungaro III blind during my senior year in HS.. best fragrance purchase to date!

    The thing is amazing in my opinion.
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    Re: Finest Serge Lutens frag for men !!!!

    Why Chergui? (just curious).

    It was SOOOOOOOOO bad when I tried it.
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    Re: Fall Scents for the day?

    Gendarme, Millesime Imperial, Mugler, Herrera Chic,
  12. Thread: Ungaro III

    by joellark
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    Re: Ungaro III

    Heck yea! The drydown is unbelievable. But that's for the old bottle and box (black bottle, gold trim, and the box has flowers on the outside, rather than just being plain black).
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    Re: Creed Millesime Imperial

    I have had no problem with lasting power. I apply it in the morning, then go to the grocery store in the afternoon, and everyone is aware that I'm wearing it. I wake up the next day, and I can still...
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    Re: Fragrance suggestion for a student

    Millesime Imperial, creed
    Chic for Men, herrera?
    Terre D'Hermes, hermes
    And for the nightime while wearing a suit and tie, to carry a bit of class: Ungaro III, Ungaro.

    I'm new to this whole...
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    Re: Creed Millesime Imperial

    What about Paco Rabanne XS? Do MI lovers like that as well.

    I'm not really looking to have 5 fragrances in my wardrobe that all smell the same. I'm going more for "specialized" (?)...
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    Creed Millesime Imperial

    WOW!

    I finally got my decant today, and holy crap. I think this is the best fragrance I've ever worn. M7 Fresh was nice, but it always goes bad on me. Ungaro III was nice, but its also now going...
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    Layered M7 Fresh and Ungaro III

    Has anyone ever done this?

    I did it this morning, using two light sprays (one of each), and the dry down was very interesting. The smell is very familiar, but I can't place it.

    Comments?
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    Re: Voleur de Roses

    I really do like it (got a sample). It smells like roses and dirt. Now, that may sound bad at first, but its actually a nice scent. Sorry, I can't help you any more than giving that brief...
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    Re: Fou d'Absinthe

    It smells so familiar (put some from a sampler on my arm).. I just can't place it, yet.
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    Re: Do women like Terre D'Hermes?...

    I have Terre D'Hermes, and I just don't know about it. I am part of the group trying to figure out why people would give someone a compliment for wearing it.
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    layering ideas..

    Here are the colognes I have.. have you ever layered any of these? What combos should I try?

    JHL Aramis 1982
    Relax Davidoff 1990
    Drakkar Noir Guy Laroche 1982
    Voleur de Roses L'Artisan...
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    Re: Why Do You Like Terre D'Hermes?

    any what?
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    M7 Fresh!!!!!!

    Oh my goodness!

    I just wore this for the second time. My verdict: it is SO DAMN GOOD.

    I think I found a keeper.

    What colognes should I investigate that are similar to M7 Fresh, or that are...
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    Re: I'm falling in love with Drakkar Noir!

    I wore it all through high school because I liked it. As I transitioned from high school to college, I heard that it was an "old man's" cologne, so without further investigation, I stopped wearing...
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    Re: I'm falling in love with Drakkar Noir!

    Is it an old man scent?

    Be honest.

    Is it something for 20 year olds, typically?

    Is it worn everywhere, like Cool Water and Acqua Di Gio?
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    Wardrobe "neighbors"

    The idea for the use of "neighbors" was taken from the last.fm website.Anyway, what I'm thinking of is a way to see what forum members have wardrobes similar to your own. The end goal, of course, is...
  27. Looking for the one (and I've tried alot, let me tell you about my experiences)

    Liked:

    JHL Aramis 1982
    Relax Davidoff 1990
    Drakkar Noir Guy Laroche 1982
    Voleur de Roses L'Artisan Parfumeur 1993
    Ungaro III Ungaro 1993
    M7 Fresh Yves Saint Laurent 2004...
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    Re: Why Do You Like Terre D'Hermes?

    What I'm trying to understand is how people manage to get complimented while wearing this stuff.
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    Re: I'm falling in love with Drakkar Noir!

    Man... I'm 20. Wore it all through high school. I love the stuff. I heard it was for 40 year olds. Too bad.
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    Re: Very nice compliment...

    How did you apply Terre? I mean, how many sprays and wear. I have a bottle here that I don't want to give up on yet.
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    Re: What has made you the most nauseated?

    I AM A GUY..

    That said,

    Idole de Lubin
    Chergui
    Dior Homme
    Amber Extreme

    Maybe it was something related to that day, but everytime I tried them on, I got such an upset stomach that I felt...
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    Why Do You Like Terre D'Hermes?

    Can you owners tell me about the cologne, please? Like, what does it smell like, what should the dry down be like, and etc.

    I recently received a bottle and applied a couple sprays today, and had...
  33. Re: Weird ?: Does the real bottled version of a cologne smell better than a decant?

    Alright.. I noticed another thing with the M7 Fresh tester. On my skin, the after-30-minutes state of the cologne is different from the after-30-minute state of the decant. That is, the M7 Fresh...
  34. Weird ?: Does the real bottled version of a cologne smell better than a decant?

    I ask this because I bought a decant of M7 Fresh, and while it smelled good enough for me to want to get the full-sized version, it didnt smell NEARLY as good on me as when I first spritzed on some...
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    Re: Bought Yang Blind...

    I ordered Yang blind last year, and it didn't work out for me. I can't wait to see what you think of the stuff.
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    What does amber smell like?

    This is a strange question, given my decant collection, but what exactly does amber smell like?

    I see different notes in the colognes I have, and am trying to figure out the differences, so I can...
  37. Re: Why would you say a fragrance is good, when it smells like crap?

    Hi,

    What other samples would you recommend, given that I get along well with the following:

    Ungaro III
    Cool Water
    Drakkar Noir
    M7 Fresh
    Relax
  38. Re: What do you mean when you say a cologne is sweet?

    Well, I asked because I always see sweet associated with female perfumes. For example, I've read the Dior Homme reviews, and it a few said the cologne was "sweet." Same with amber extreme, and...
  39. What do you mean when you say a cologne is sweet?

    See title.. what do you mean?
  40. Re: What are the top 100 rated scents on basenotes?

    Ok, my guess:

    Geir, by Geir Ness
    Dior homme, by Dior
    Terre d’Hermes, by Hermès
    Green Irish Tweed, by Creed
    Ungaro III, by Ungaro
    Tea for Two, by L'artisan
    Cuiron, by Helmut Lang
    Chergui, by...
  41. Re: What are the top 100 rated scents on basenotes?

    Is this the top 100 men's, or top 100 overall?
  42. Re: Why would you say a fragrance is good, when it smells like crap?

    New Haarlem Bond No. 9 New York 2003 -- HORRIBLE. Smells like boiling caramel. This one made me want to vomit.

    Égoïste / L'Égoïste Chanel 1990 -- HORRIBLE. Smells like the those fake scented wood...
  43. Re: What are the top 100 rated scents on basenotes?

    I mean a literal top 100. Right now, basenotes just lists the top ten rated.. how about extending that list a bit? Maybe top 25?
  44. What are the top 100 rated scents on basenotes?

    I see the top ten or so on the homepage, but I'm curious where the other colognes stand.

    Here is a formula that can be used to calculate the ranking, that factors in the amount of people that have...
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    Re: SOTD Friday July 28

    M7 Fresh
  46. Re: Why would you say a fragrance is good, when it smells like crap?

    Items recently received, and what I think:

    New Haarlem Bond No. 9 New York 2003 -- I haven't tried this on yet, but just sniffing the bottle, this thing smells weird as hell. I think I'll wait for...
  47. Re: Why would you say a fragrance is good, when it smells like crap?

    I didn't get Terre yet. You have now gotten my hopes up.

    I'll try what you said about Armand Basi.
  48. Re: Why would you say a fragrance is good, when it smells like crap?

    I ordered them, but I have not received the items as yet.
  49. Re: Why would you say a fragrance is good, when it smells like crap?

    This sounds kinda degrading for me, but I'm more interested in finding the notes that come off me well, than finding the notes I like. Personally, I like the smell of lavender and tobacco, but I hate...
  50. Re: What, specifically, is so good about Laguna and Yang?

    Mmm.. hmm..

    I don't.

    Not anymore.
  51. Re: Why would you say a fragrance is good, when it smells like crap?

    No, no.. that it grows on me, but is actually still crap.

    Like, I don't like Laguna now, and people are repulsed by the scent that comes from me when I wear it, but all of a sudden I have an...
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    Amazon's top sellers

    http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/new-for-you/top-sellers/-/hpc/4050901/hpc/0/0/1/ref=pd_ts_pg_1/103-5035174-4452630

    What do you think of that list?
  53. Re: Why would you say a fragrance is good, when it smells like crap?

    Is that really effective?

    No, no.. that's not what I mean.. I can get to know a scent, no problem, as long as I know straight away that it doesn't smell repulsive. I'm scared that something I...
  54. Re: Why would you say a fragrance is good, when it smells like crap?

    Ungaro III, but lately that isn't working anymore. Its a multi-faced frustration I am having, because I have gone through all crappy scents, so I'm being burnt into thinking that there isn't a...
  55. What, specifically, is so good about Laguna and Yang?

    Because I got them a while ago, and I think they smell like crap. Why are they rated so highly? Someone please enlighten me as to why I should wear these horrid fragrances with pride?

    How would...
  56. Re: Why would you say a fragrance is good, when it smells like crap?

    What do you mean? Are they more crap that has been evangelized?
  57. Why would you say a fragrance is good, when it smells like crap?

    I notice that sometimes someone talks about how well-made a fragrance is, and how its a must-have, but when I get the fragrance it smells like crap (both from sniffing the bottle, and after spraying...
  58. Re: Ungaro III smells good, then goes weird..

    The old one (got in 2003) looks exactly like the new one: red flowers on the box, with like this weird blue spot.
  59. Re: Cologne Name | House | Release Year | Average Rating | Number of "raters" feed

    ???
  60. Ungaro III smells good, then goes weird..

    Ok. I've been using Ungaro III since I was in high school. It has been my go-to scent time after time, but alas it all of a sudden doesn't want to smell good anymore. By that I mean that it smells...
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    Re: Perfume Emporium "Top 49"

    Its not a top seller list, its a top-rated list. As in, I looked through the mens section on google and took all colognes rated 4.0 or higher, and added them to this list.
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    Perfume Emporium "Top 49"

    Basi Homme, Armand Basi
    Carlos Santana, Carlos Santana
    Surface, Aramis
    Mont Blanc Individuel, Mont Blanc
    Kanon, Kanon
    Shiseido Basala, Shiseido
    Verino, Roberto Verino
    Bowling Green,...
  63. Cologne Name | House | Release Year | Average Rating | Number of "raters" feed

    Is there a feed available for the ratings in the basenotes database? Something like the top 250 rated fragrances, or something? If not, then can one be provided, please?
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    Poll: Re: Quick vote on my wish list..

    What an incredible response!

    Thank you all.

    As the votes come in, I'm prioritizing my list..
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    Poll: Re: Quick vote on my wish list..

    Hey, could everyone also say why, like these four guys did?
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    Re: Never gotten a compliment..

    Everyone realizes that I'm like 20, right?

    Is the original M7 for someone my age?
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    Re: The status quo of Ungaro III

    THAT'S INSANE!

    When I do one spray of Ungaro III it still slaps myself and everyone else in the face.

    Where do you wear Ungaro (on your body, not what event)?
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    Re: The status quo of Ungaro III

    I think my body chemistry is changing, because recently I noticed that when I wear Ungaro III it turns crappy. I mean, after a few minutes it smells like I got sprayed by a skunk. Weird. At first I...
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    Poll: Quick vote on my wish list..

    hey, just vote for your favorite.
  70. Thread: Ungaro III

    by joellark
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    Re: Ungaro III

    I'm the same age as you and I think Ungaro III is fantastic. Good for evening wear, but I wear it throughout the day..

    I never considered the age thing, though, and haven't gotten a good answer as...
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    Re: Never gotten a compliment..

    Ugh.. I just got Basi Homme, and Armand Basi Homme today. They smell terrible, like Laguna. I feel so stupid again. Another set of highly rated colognes that smell like cow dung on me. Maybe I have a...
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    Re: Never gotten a compliment..

    I'm thinking about getting M7 Fresh, actually. Which is the general preference, M7 or M7 Fresh?
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    Never gotten a compliment..

    I don't get it. I never get compliments when I'm wearing cologne. In fact, most people are repulsed, if they have any reaction at all.

    Do you get compliments? From who, family? Not even my mom,...
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    I like.. Ungaro III. Of the colognes I've tried,...

    I like.. Ungaro III. Of the colognes I've tried, that's pretty much the only one that has worked for me. I like aromatic, spicy, and fougere types scents.. I definitely want to rule out woodsy scents.
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    Looking for new ideas, to sample..

    Hi,

    I am about to go on a sample "binge," of sorts, and am therefore looking for some quality scents to try out. I think I am going to get about 50 samples, so any good ideas I'll probably try...
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    Re: I need some help deciding, please vote..

    Ok, so why Voleur de Roses again!?
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    Re: I need some help deciding, please vote..

    Yea, sure.. I can understand what you are saying. I don't like spoon feeding others, either.. but then there are some people you help, because its clear they don't know what they are doing and want...
  78. Re: Getting a scent for my sister, looking for ide

    Yea, I figure you need more info, I'm just not sure what bits to give, heh.

    As for what she likes, umm... I.. don't know? I've never really seen her wear perfume, just an assortment of body...
  79. Getting a scent for my sister, looking for ideas..

    Hi,

    I'm a complete retard with colognes in general, and now I'm trying to get a good perfume for my sister, for her birthday.

    Any ideas?

    She's young (18, going to be 19) a little tall for a...
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    Re: I need some help deciding, please vote..

    bump
  81. Thread: Question..

    by joellark
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    Question..

    What are the general ways to tell what notes tend to go well with your body chemistry.

    Better yet, how does one tell what their body chemistry is like, to better gauge what colognes go well with...
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    I need some help deciding, please vote..

    Which one of these should be my next purchase.

    I've had good experiences with Ungaro III and Drakkar Noir, and bad experiences with Yang, and Laguna.

    I'm young (20), tall, and skinny.

    If you...
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    Re: Can't decide..

    Here's my preliminary ranking, based on feedback from people:

    BdP
    Armand Basi Homme
    Signature
    Nicolle Miller
    millesime I
    individuel
    varvatos
    360 red
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    Can't decide..

    I can't decide which of these to get. Any opinions? Which is the best one, for a first shot?

    I'm young (20).

    Armand Basi Homme, Armand Basi, 2000
    Visit, Azzaro, 2003
    Bois du Portugal, ...
  85. Thread: HELP!

    by joellark
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    HELP!

    I'm young (20), and I'm looking for some good fragrances for my age group. I'd like to smell fresh and nice, but not like every other person around, so I'm really trying to stay away from the overly...
  86. Re: Yang and Laguna didn't work, Ungaro III did...

    bump.

    I'm back again.

    Anymore ideas?
  87. Re: Yang and Laguna didn't work, Ungaro III did...

    Ungaro III, Yang, Laguna Homme, Taxi, Drakkar Noir..

    Ungaro III was great... and Drakkar Noir didn't conflict with me (this one was from back in the day, I don't really wear it now). The other...
  88. Re: Yang and Laguna didn't work, Ungaro III did...

    Ahaha, I scared you all off?

    Anymore suggestions?
  89. Re: Yang and Laguna didn't work, Ungaro III did...

    I was pretty dissapointed when they didn't work, BTW! Especially Yang. That scent didn't have a negative review in sight. I just cowered into a corner when the scent that came off me was making...
  90. Re: Yang and Laguna didn't work, Ungaro III did...

    I guess I can try. Its just that historically my nose just doesn't differentiate. All colognes I try just seem to smell the same, unless they are obviously sewic. Basically, I can eliminate the ones...
  91. Re: Yang and Laguna didn't work, Ungaro III did...

    Cooooooolder. like low teens to negative.
  92. Yang and Laguna didn't work, Ungaro III did...

    Ok, this is crazy. I've bought three colognes blind now, and I'm absolutely discouraged. My nose sucks, so I don't sample colognes in store (or walking about) very well. That is, I always think most...
  93. Thread: apple.

    by joellark
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    two.

    three.
  94. Thread: apple.

    by joellark
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    apple.

    one.
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