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    Re: VIW vs. SMW vs. Aventus vs. MI

    Agreed! Aventus and VIW layered works really well. My Aventus was one of the smokey batches and I layered it with Virgin Island water to get more of the citrus on top. Really like the combo
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    Re: Creed Virgin Island Water Silver Cap?

    I just received a 4.oz bottle from fragranceshop.com for less than 120.00 and it too came with the silver cap. Mine also had the Arabic writing on it so it is grey market for the US but worth it. I...
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    Re: Creed sprayer problem with Aventus

    Yep most likely an air bubble. My GIT did this and would feebly dribble out and drip down the bottle. To fix it I tilted it at a 45 degree angle with the curved side up spraying down on me. After 3...
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    Re: When YOU were 18-23 years old - TOP 5 FRAGS

    37 years old.
    Cool Water - Davidoff
    Hugo - Hugo Boss
    Eternity - Calin Klein
    Obsession - Calvin Klein
    Safari - Ralph Lauren

    forgive me. I didnt know any better. Safari still holds up for me...
  5. Re: Prada infusion d'homme vs. Amber Pour Homme vs. Amber Pour Home Intense

    Intense is the most masculine of the three being more dry, less sweet, with more patchouli. Infusion smells the most clean of the three and regular amber pour homme is to feminine for me
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    Re: Aventus at FragranceX

    My bottle came today and I was happy to see it arrived intact with no issues, new in the box having never been sprayed. You will get legit stuff from fragrancex. I got mine for 213.00 usd. As far as...
  7. Re: Things I Learned While Fragrance Shopping Today

    #8 cracked me up bro. Thanks for sharing
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    Re: First date picks

    This +100. Wear what YOU like. Fragrance choice is all about self expression. Go with what makes you feel good
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    Re: Aventus at FragranceX

    Just ordered Aventus from them and will update this thread with the batch # and general review when I get it in a week. Its on the way. I got the 4.0 oz for $213.00 shipped using the 11% discount...
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    Re: Creeds from the "grey market"

    I have GIT from Walgreens. It has the arabic sticker on the bottom and is totally legit. Creeds bought from Walgreens are drop shipped from fragrancenet. I spoke to a CSR about it as it was shipped...
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    Re: Scents you just don't understand

    Terre D'Hermes and Rochas Man mystify me. I bought both blind based on rave reviews and both are collecting dust. I've kept them both to see if my nose will evolve to consider them more pleasant but...
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    Re: Comparing Carven Homme and By Man D & G

    I think D&G By and YSL La Nuit have more in common.
  13. Re: If you could only pick 3 designer scents to use for the rest of your life what would you pick?

    Gucci Envy for men
    Guerlain L'Instant Pour Homme
    D&G By
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    Re: Guerlain L'Instant PH v L'Instant PH Extreme

    EDT for the extended topnotes and sharper mids, milder base. EDP for a version that gets down to the basenotes quickly with more power once its there. I wear the EDT regularly in the summer and layer...
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    Re: New Fragrance: John Varvatos Star USA

    Vintage was my first purchase at the beginning of my rampant collecting phase. I bought it on first smell and bought another in the marketplace for a friend who was always complementing me on it. I...
  16. Re: FRAGRANCE THREADS that should be avoided like the Plague!

    I never got the what would frag would <insert fictional character here> wear?

    "What frag do you think Shaggy from Scooby-Doo would wear?"

    In the end I just read the threads that look...
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    Re: Suggest a GOOD spicy fragrance..!

    Chanel Egoiste. Not platinum egoiste; the regular one. you can buy it directly from their website.
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    Re: This Wont Be Easy .....

    L'instant De Guerlain - EDT is great for all year round. The lemony citrus stays for a long time before moving to the background. It is always present on me though. This is not the case with the EDP...
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    Re: Scentedmonkey.com

    Actually won an auction on an offered bid with scentedmonkey on ebay. They sent me tracking info and then two days later told me they were out of stock and refunded my money. They still had two...
  20. Thread: New Creed MI

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    Re: New Creed MI

    Yeah Creed doesnt come with plastic wrap
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    Re: How do you pronounce "Thierry Mugler"?

    This is the official commercial for Angel by Thierry Mugler. They pronounce it the same as I have heard in his fashion show videos everytime...
    T-airy Moo-glair. (the letter R is pronounced). The...
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    Re: Guerlain, Guerlain, Guerlain ,

    No doubt I think you can just use less of any fragrance in the hot months and be just fine. I'm indoors most of the year for work all year round anyway and it is steadily climate controlled....
  23. Re: Fragrancenet authorized retailer of CREED? or not?

    Yep as said totally grey market but absolutely legit. Every Creed I have purchased from fragrancenet has had an arabic sticker on the bottom of the bottle because the intended market for those...
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    Re: Prada Amber Pour Homme

    Unfortunately though the deluxe atomizer is nice looking, it is complete junk. It will leak if you tip the bottle over and it allows for evaporation of your juice over time. Best thing to do is...
  25. Re: If I have Old Spice...Do I Really Need Gucci Goochy Goo?

    yeah he is talking about Gucci by Gucci with the horse bit on top of the bottle. I agree it does bear a resemblance to Varvatos Vintage. Vintage is good stuff. I just wish it lasted more than 4 hours.
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    Re: Virgin Island Water. Is it still worth it?

    Its an intoxicating scent but not super practical. I received a 5mL decant of it and enjoy it very much. I just cant see wearing it very often though. 135 is a great price for it and the lack of...
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    Re: Your 2 scents worth ...

    D&G By Man
    L'Instant De Guerlain Pour Homme EDT
  28. Re: What could Paco Rabanne $1 million be layered with to make it less...uh...common?

    Here is a link to the one million and ADG layer combo. The other link is for the same guy but for his panty dropper spoof vid. He says to go light on the one million. 1:1 ratio was no good. 1 spray...
  29. Thread: Fragrancenet

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    Re: For those who bought by man on Fragrancenet

    I have a bottle from Fragrancenet and a bottle from Amazon. Both are the same great smelling juice and the 1.7oz'ers. Both have white plastic underneath the lid. There is no known counterfeit of the...
  30. Re: Where can I buy L'INSTANT DE GUERLAIN POUR HOMME EXTREME (edp) ?

    +1 for strawberrynet.com. You have to check there frequently to score it as they restock it every 3 weeks or so and it only lasts a day or two before it is gone again. The price is $61.00 shipped to...
  31. Re: If women like men for his particular smell, ...

    Your natural body odor is caused by the gaseous emanations of the many and various bacteria that thrive on your body. This odor is a byproduct of their respiration and digestion. I believe this is...
  32. Re: a lime cologne wearable by women - suggestions?

    Creed Virgin Island Water has a great lime note with coconut. Great for summer!
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    Re: American based perfume houses?

    Many Chanels are made in the USA
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    Re: Sophisticated Sweetness (Designer only)

    Originally Posted by Nexus6

    Chanel Egoiste.



    ++1 This is tops for your parameters
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    It means your bottle is from 2008. The two numbers for GIT after the A32 indicate the year. The E02 is the batch number for that year. Some dispute this decoding but I have seen enough that I buy it....
  36. Re: I received my Chanel Egoiste from Chanel today...Initial Review

    I just picked this up from the marketplace here and it came today. I completely agree. It is one of the best blind buys I have made. I think I can pull off one spray under my shirt in the summer too....
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    Re: L'Instant Extreme

    strawberrnet sold out of L'Instant extreme today again. That lasted all of 6 hours :)
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    Re: Finally "getting" Creed Millesime Imperial

    fragrancevials.com has creeds and many others. Their vials are $2.50 each with free shipping in the USA. You can use youtube reviewer MyMickers' discount code to get an additional 15% off. The code...
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    Re: Smell of petrol

    Fahrenheit by Dior smells like gasoline.
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    Re: L'Instant Extreme

    GREAT NEWS! Strawberrynet.com has L'instant de Guerlain Extreme back in stock as of this morning for $61.00 USD shipped! I ordered this from them previously and just placed my order for a backup...
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    Re: Chanel Allure made in USA, not France??

    "Yeah, she threw a fit.

    "They produced it in Hoboken!" "


    Wow that was an interesting article. Thanks for sharing
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    Poll: Re: Terre d`Hermes ..dominant notes

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    Re: A great mojito scent ..... Please

    Some say Live Jazz by YSL smells like a mojito. There is a 3.4oz for sale in the buy/sell for 25 shipped if you want to try it out.
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    Re: L'Instant Extreme

    Strawberrynet's price is 62.00 USD for the 2.5oz extreme. Extreme is not manufactured in a larger size though you can get the regular l'instant in larger sizes. Pirop's link will get extreme sent to...
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    Re: D & G By at Fragrancenet.com

    file a fraud dispute with your credit company. They will send you some paperwork to fill out. Its more of an affidavit but it helps to include a few printed out pictures. They will freeze that amount...
  46. Re: Your Top 3 Fragrances... If You Never Came Across Basenotes

    Matchabelli by Prince Matchabelli
    Safari - Ralph Lauren
    Allure Homme - Chanel
  47. Thread: Fragrancenet

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    Re: Crazy New Bottle Of Creed GIT from FragranceNet.com Question Number #567!! With Pics.

    I purchased from walgreens but it was fulfilled by fragrancenet because they fulfill most of walgreen's fragrance orders. It was cheaper at walgreens at the time too. Mine also had the arabic sticker...
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    Re: Your favourite Youtube reviewer

    Well shout out to Tim (tswetcoff) because his are the first fragrance reviews I stumbled upon on youtube. He doesnt post anymore but all his videos are still out there. I thought it was cool that a...
  49. Thread: Fragrancenet

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    Re: Crazy New Bottle Of Creed GIT from FragranceNet.com Question Number #567!! With Pics.

    yep the ingredients are on the back of my bottle as well. My lot number is A3210F01. It smells great!
  50. Thread: Fragrancenet

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    Re: Crazy New Bottle Of Creed GIT from FragranceNet.com Question Number #567!! With Pics.

    It is the real deal. My bottle ordered from Walgreens (fulfilled by fragrancenet) also had less gold on the box and an arabic sticker on the bottom. Fragrancenet sells many gray market products...
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    Re: D & G By at Fragrancenet.com

    Oh yeah I am totally with you bro. It is too obvious to deny. Almost all aspects of By are found in La Nuit just at lower volume. It has to be intentional. These two are more alike than GIT and...
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    Re: D & G By at Fragrancenet.com

    No problem brother :)

    Just received my 1.7 oz By from Amazon today and wow does this scent bring me back. I havent smelled it in so long in its complete and original form until today but I know...
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    Re: D & G By at Fragrancenet.com

    The upc code listed in that 3rd party seller Amazon link is for 16oz of Majick Botanicals Oil Free Conditioner. :( The product features caption alludes to the same. I would cancel your order.
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    Re: D & G By at Fragrancenet.com

    Sorry you got scammed bro. Amazon is a great place to buy but to get the assurance of quality goods in keeping with their reputation, you need to buy directly from them. It is quite easy to become a ...
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    Re: L'Instant de Guerlain Extreme - Bottle?

    You can trust strawberrynet. They give you a tracking number and ship within two days of your order. If you look at the tracking info you will see it was likely delayed in US customs for processing...
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    Re: L'Instant de Guerlain Extreme - Bottle?

    Between those, L'instant for sure. I have the other two but L'Instant is now at the top of my collection. I would still get a bottle of DHI in addition though. Its a great one. La Nuit is still...
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    Re: L'instant De Guerlain vs Extreme

    Very cool to hear that the layering works to get the best out of both of these versions of the fragrance. I just scored a new 4.2oz of the topnote heavy EDT on Ebay from scentedmonkey for $38.00...
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    Re: L'instant De Guerlain vs Extreme

    I got the EDP at strawberrynet after following a basenoter's suggestion to check there twice a day for it. I scored it on the third day of checking for $62 USD which is their usual price. They ship...
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    Re: Hanae Mori HM longevity

    The EDP lasts for more than 12 hours noticably on me. I often smell it the next morning before my morning shower. It lasts days on my clothes. It is cloying if I use more than two sprays . I usually...
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    Re: D & G By at Fragrancenet.com

    That's Amazon link that I ordered from. Great price and its comforting to know it is coming directly from Amazon rather than a 3rd party. Even though it says no returns, if it is fake Amazon will...
  61. Re: Has anyone ever been in a Sony store? Want a fragrance that smells like it

    Yeah, nothing like the smell of outgassing circuit boards :)
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    Re: My review on Michael Kors

    You have to go light on the trigger with this one because body heat really kicks it off. I only spray it on my chest at that. It's a bit overwhelming at first but the drydown is where it is at. Lasts...
  63. Re: Does Terre D'Hermes smell anything like Dirty English?

    Nope nothing alike. Michael for Men by Michael Kors is similiar to Dirty English but it is a much more refined version of it with more depth. If you looking for something in the same vein as DE give...
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    Re: strawberrynet.com/

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  65. Re: Where can I find Guerlain L'Instant Pour Homme Eau Extreme shipped to the USA ?

    It still shows in stock for me. I went to strawberrynet.com and searched for Guerlain in the search box, chose fragrances on the left and then found it in those listed. Here is a direct link....
  66. Re: Where can I find Guerlain L'Instant Pour Homme Eau Extreme shipped to the USA ?

    Strawberrynet.com has L'instant PH Extreme back in stock as of today. I just placed my order. 61.00 shipped for the 2.5 oz
    Thanks for suggestion to check them twice a day. Today was my third day...
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    Re: Does heat affect the smell of your cologne?

    Yeah, I think heat just makes fragrances cook off faster. They will seem stronger because of it but wont last as long. I just moderate application of traditional winter/fall/spring scents accordingly...
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    Re: No love for Cartier Roadster?

    This is one of the one's I got when I first got into fragrances as a hobby. I made the mistake of putting too much on before church, choked myself out in the car on the ride over and cleared out the...
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    Re: Angel men Rubber cut out?

    Yes you can pry out the bottom and it will slide out but I would just cut the top to get the sprayer to work. As several threads have said before, the rubber over the sprayer is in the shape of a...
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    Re: Newly Modded A*Men Bottle

    Glad to help brother. Now you've got a sprayer that doesn't dribble and a stock appearance to boot :)
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    Re: NEW: Prada Amber PH Intense

    I'm right there with you Riverwide. This fragrance moved into first position in my wardrobe. I bought a second bottle already becuase it was advertised as a limited edition. I hope they change their...
  72. Re: Should I remove the top part of my Angel Men rubber flask?

    dont cut the whole thing off bro. Just cut the curve. The top crease is "D" shaped. Cut the curve of the D but leave the straight part intact. It will spray normally after that and look...
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    Re: your TOP summer scents for REAL HOT WEATHER

    Versace eau Fraiche
    Green Irish Tweed
    L'Eau D'Issey
    Burberry London 2008 summer edition (same as 2009 edition?)
    Mugler Cologne
    Prada Amber PH
    and many traditional winter scents with a smaller...
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    Re: NEW: Prada Amber PH Intense

    Give it a sniff Riverwide. It's not an aquatic at all and its not a watered down version of the original as far as comparative strength goes either. The emphasis is just placed on other notes besides...
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    Re: NEW: Prada Amber PH Intense

    It is subdued compared to the original only in that the the soapyness has been toned down. It's not watered down compared to the original, just some areas turned down and others boosted/added. It is...
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    Re: NEW: Prada Amber PH Intense

    Just tried this today. It's bottle worthy for sure. Its has more substance and depth than the original. Very appealing.
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    Re: NEW: Prada Amber PH Intense

    Hey my Prada Amber Intense just shipped today from Nordstrom so they have received their first delivery! That's five days earlier than expected. No more backorders! I will post up some thoughts when...
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    Re: Angel Men Health Concerns

    I hear you bro and it would kill me not to be able to enjoy partaking of fragrance because of my body's reaction, but I will state the obvious that your sensitivity/allergy/overactive immune system...
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    Re: Angel Men Health Concerns

    Seriously, the same arguement the document makes for specific chemicals cited can be made for many, many fragrances. Somebody has way too much time on their hands. The levels present in fragrance...
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    Re: Order Mugler Pure Havane Now!!!!

    My Pure Havane arrived today. I've had it on only for about a half hour. My initial impression was that it has the same undertones as pure malt with a rather synthetic cigar smell. It didn't...
  81. Re: Prada Amber homme Intense available Canada-wide

    Yes Nordstrom customer service told me that as well when I inquired about my delayed order. I hope that it is a legit date and not going to be April as the initial quoted in the Prada release in...
  82. Re: Help! Can't smell my Puremalt much anymore.

    I said that because many people spray on their necks at an upward angle to hit their pulse points. That will always cause olfactory fatigue. When you wear it on your chest you get wafts of your scent...
  83. Re: Help! Can't smell my Puremalt much anymore.

    yeah give it a break and then only wear it on your chest from now on.
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    Re: Best of ralph lauren

    +1 This one is the best of the RL house.
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    Re: Layering Thread

    I applied GIT after a few hours of TdH. I was in heaven. The base of TdH works very well with GIT:thumbup:
  86. Re: Is Bvlgari Black similar in any way to A*Men?

    Nothing alike. The rubber note smells like you just walked into the tire section of Costco. It is the smell of new tires. It is so familiar that way but I dont care for Bulgari Black until it...
  87. Re: Something like Allure Homme Sport but not as sweet?

    I would go with the regular Chanel Allure Pour Homme from which the sport was a flanker. It has the perfect level of dryness and sweetness for me.
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    Re: Order Mugler Pure Havane Now!!!!

    Yes the link I posted as the OP above still works but today is the last day. The early promotion was a reward to mugler circle members. Of course the link worked for everyone but it was advertised to...
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    Re: Better The Next Day

    rive gauche and terre d'hermes for me. GIT too if I sprayed any of it on my clothes inadvertently. I have a millerain jacket that has smelled like GIT on the collar and shoulders for weeks.
    I really...
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    Re: NEW: Prada Amber PH Intense

    I placed an order with Nordstrom for this today. Their description is what sold me. Finally amber will be noticeable in Prada Amber Intense. Thanks for posting that they had it. It ships on the 11th...
  91. Thread: Pure Havane

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    Re: Pure Havane

    I ordered mine yesterday and received a tracking number this morning by email.
  92. Thread: Pure Havane

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    Re: Pure Havane

    Hey bro, you seem tentative on declaring whether you like it not :) Thumbs up or thumbs down?
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    Re: Order Mugler Pure Havane Now!!!!

    yeah metal reflexion is just A*Men in a metal refillable flask rather than the rubber flask. Don't know how they would send that out as a sample.
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    Re: Terre d'Hermes: sampled at Neiman Marcus

    You can score the 3.4oz at a discount on Ebay for $70 quite easily. Just last week I picked it up new in the shrink wrap for $66 shipped. As others have said you have to wear this fragrance on your...
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    Re: Order Mugler Pure Havane Now!!!!

    According to the special offer email I received from being a member of Mugler's circle this morning, it is shipped free and available only for the next 3 days. If you dont order during that time you...
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    Order Mugler Pure Havane Now!!!!

    I just received an email from Theirry Mugler for this link to order Pure Havane with free shipping:...
  97. Re: Guys, if you were going to seduce somebody, what scent would you be wearing? ++

    Oh man that killed me :) Hilarious!
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    Re: Spending a Macy's gift card

    Yes for sure why not Chanel Pour Monsieur?
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    Re: Pure Malt Bottle - Hard to get juice out?

    Hey bro, just take an exacto knife and cut the top plunger. Dont cut it off completely. If you look from the top down you will see that the plunger is D shaped. Just cut onlong the curve of the "D"...
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    Re: What blind buys have you made ?

    Most of my wardrobe has been what I would call "qualified" blind buys thanks to basenotes. I have a sense of what I like and based off of reviews and other's comments I have purchased most of what I...
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