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    Re: Today I bought >>> AUGUST 2009

    Finally just bought Frank No. 2 (got it in the mail yesterday... couldn't wait to bike home and open that baby up... and the best part is that night time in the bay area is like fall, even in summer...
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    Re: Blue Jeans vs. Baby Blue Jeans

    So which one are you leaning towards, Sex Panter?
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    Re: Blue Jeans vs. Baby Blue Jeans

    So is baby blue jeans too "young" for a mid-twenties soon-to-be-doctor? Wouldn't mind an additional "easy to wear during the day" brainless choice in my wardrobe...
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    Blue Jeans vs. Baby Blue Jeans

    Hey guys:

    it's been a bit of an absence for me for a bit (from reading and purchasing), but have some "extra" money to spend (or so I've convinced myself).

    Came back to the game with a...
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    Help with Sandalwood

    Hey guys. OK, so I would no longer consider myself a neophyte in this hobby, but I know there's still a lot out there I have yet to smell/discover (ok, after reconsideration, I am still a neophyte,...
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    How long do badger hair brushes last?

    I can't imagine going back to shaving without my badger-hair brush, but they're kind of expensive. Does anyone here know how long they tend to last?
    Cheers,

    ICS
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    Re: Warm Summer Scents - Suggestions?

    If you don't mind sweetness: CsP Vanille Pineapple. Might as well be standing on a tropical island.

    I also second Tauer's Desert Morocain, but I just got it and haven't actually worn it in the...
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    Re: Time for a quick TOP 5 Fragrances thread

    Creed - MI
    Tea For Two
    Agatha Brown - Imperial Jade Emperor
    Tauer - L'Air du Desert Marocain
    Toss up: Bleecker St. / Philosykos
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    My first blind buy...L'Air du Desert Marocain

    So I apologize in advance for the lack of descriptive review to follow. I'm not to the point yet where I can discern notes, despite sampling probably close to 100 fragrances (seriously, at what...
  10. Thread: First Blind Buy

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    First Blind Buy

    OK, based on quite a few reviews and some basenotes community campaigning, I've made my first ever Blind Buy: Tauer L'Air du desert marocain. When I get it next week I'll let you all know what I...
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    Re: Anything like Bleeker St.?

    hmm - all good suggestions, and I can see the reasoning behind each. Though you're right, the Purp isn't as sharp as bleeker st., and romance silver is a little too sharp. Thanks for the thoughtful...
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    Anything like Bleeker St.?

    Pretty self explanatory, really. Have you guys smelled anything out there that resembles Bond's Bleeker St.? I love it, but the price tag is a bit steep for someone about to head off to...
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    Re: Luckyscent discount - suggestions?

    Unless swayed by the end of the day, I may be going with Tauer's L'Air du Desert Marocain - nearly all the reviews are positive, plus it looks like I can A) afford this, and B) wear it in both hot...
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    Re: Luckyscent discount - suggestions?

    ComDiva: can you elaborate. It's not that I don't trust you (believe me, I'm usually wont to believe one excited post over a couple half hearted ones), it's just that after reading the reviews here,...
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    Luckyscent discount - suggestions?

    Hey guys:

    So in a couple of days....oops just checked, it expires tomorrow...my (and probably many others') $15 discount at luckyscent.com is "due", and I'm trying to decide what to purchase. ...
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    Re: Any good scents in Australia ?

    I would probably say don't bother - i've found what they do actually have here is way pricier than in the states, and thats including the (becoming less favorable) exchange rate. But she will be...
  17. Thread: Top 5 Most Wanted

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    Re: Top 5 Most Wanted

    MPG - Ambre Precioux
    Frank No. 2
    Agatha Brown - Conquest
    Creed - Himalaya
    .....
    Torn here - Maybe Heely Verviene, or Keiko Mercheri Oliban, or......
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    Re: New - Frank No. 3 at Luckyscent - Sounds Nice

    That's funny, Frank No. 2 is first on my list of frags to buy when I get back to the states in the fall (OK, it's second after Ambre Precioux), but to me it's great for the season. I don't know why...
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    Re: Casual Workplace Frags

    It took only til your second sentence, c-c, to guess you were in Aussie ("runners") - Nice. Anyway, I'm in basically the same situation, and I find myself going w/ Philosykos a lot. Bleeker St. is...
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    Re: Vetiver for [a] dummy

    Thanks for all your replies, guys. One problem....now no one can stop me from sampling one of all of the above! (or maybe even blinding guerlein's or the different company if I have a reason to...
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    Vetiver for [a] dummy

    Hey guys - so i just decided about 43 seconds ago that I need to get into a bit of vetiver. Can you recommend an "entry level" so to speak vetiver scent - preferably niche, but designer would be...
  22. Re: which fragrances are loved most/hated most by your wife/girlfriend/boyfriend

    My GF (age 19... going on 20!!) has not ever said she dislikes a certain fragrance, but she cannot get enough of Creed's M.I. or Jade Emperor. She says she really likes everything else in my...
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    Re: Name of "sexiest man's cologne" in Vogue?

    good call, Dust, but this was over the phone in separate continents (though I must say Vogue hasn't yet gotten a whiff of my own testosterone driven man-musk, otherwise it might have been a cover...
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    Name of "sexiest man's cologne" in Vogue?

    so my girlfriend was telling me that in Vogue magazine there was an article detailing the "sexiest man's cologne" but she said she completely forgot the name! All she recalled was that it was "some...
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    Re: Been a while...updates?

    Rich:
    Thanks for the info, I'll check those out.
    The move wasn't difficult at all; same language, weather is incredible (honestly - quite variable at times in melbourne, but really nice overall),...
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    Been a while...updates?

    Hey guys:
    So I haven't been on this site for quite some time now, nor have I been actively pursuing or perusing any new fragrances, having moved (temporarily) Down Under, and saving my money for...
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    Re: Wardrobe EXTREMES!!!

    Mine's not so expansive, so I'm sure to have some repeats (but who knows):

    Most Expensive: Creed GIT
    Least Expensive: Very Sexy (Victoria Secret)

    Brightest scent: Philosykos
    Darkest scent:...
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    Long Lasting Verbana scent?

    So Mario's Citrus post got me curious in the same thing, do you guys know of a verbana (verveine) fragrance that gets decent sillage and is long lasting. The only Verbana I've tried is Heeley's, and...
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    Re: When life is a lemon, or my battle with citrus

    I'm not sure if anyone else has suggested this (as I just grazed this posting), but Eau de Verveine by Heeley is lemony but "breezy" - smells great and light but not like a cleaning product, my only...
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    Laura Tonatto fragrances

    Quick question: has anyone here tried any of Laura Tonatto's scents? She seems to have a handfull for men, and a couple of unisex ones, but the notes are intriguing. I should be getting a sample...
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    Re: Australian Weather and Corresponding Frag.

    Thanks, Renato.

    Any suggestions for fragrances for the above weather forecasts?

    -Ian
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    Australian Weather and Corresponding Frag.

    Hey guys. So I should be leaving soon (about a month or so) to head to work in Melbourne, Down Under, for anywhere from 6-8 months. I'm trying to decide what to bring (or just bring them all)...
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    Re: Which is the Sweet Rochas?

    so Eau de Rochas Homme is something completely different then? Thanks for the quick reply and suggestion, Xen
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    Which is the Sweet Rochas?

    Hi, I'm looking for the name of the Rochas for men that smells (to me) like cotton candy, and comes in a Cone-ish bottle. Thanks very much.
  35. Thread: Smells like Soap

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    Re: Smells like Soap

    Of those I've tried that smell like soap, Gendarme, and certainly Catherine Memmi: Attitude Homme is very soapy, and even more pleasant than it is soap-like
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    Re: Beachy summer scents for men

    I gotta recommend CSP Vanille Pineapple here - smells like a pina colada or sweetened suntan lotion. brings me to the beach
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    Re: 2006 summer scent

    Most summery, beach-y, tropical I've got: Vanille Pineapple by CSP, and I also love Philosykos this time of year (I like it a bit more than marc jacobs, but they are similar to me)
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    LusciousCargo samples to order

    Hey guys. So I've settled on Tea For Two as my next purchase, and because of the fantastic customer service previously by LusciousCargo, I'll buy from them (with a simple sample order, they sent me...
  39. Help me round out my spending spree with class

    So I posted a month or so ago requesting help choosing a "grown up/classy" scent, as I described it. I was deciding between PdN's New York, and MPG's Santal Noble and Ambre Precioux. However, after...
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    Re: Tea For Two - a scent to impress?

    Hi, sorry, not a reply to this, I was literally coming on to post a Tea for Two question, and didn't want a new/repetitive thread. I just got my sample of it yesterday, and it's very interesting:...
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    Grown Up/Classy Suggestions

    Hey guys - been a while for me, but I was looking for some advice (my girlfriend is a great source of it, but I get the feeling she just compliments anything I sample)
    -So I feel like I've got some...
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