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  1. Re: Do you think that Kouros is the ultimate best male fragrance ever?

    Very nice! A mature connaisseur! It's really insulting for the entire history and evolution of the designer's fragrances to use such despicable attributes in order to express your pathetique opinion...
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    Re: Recommendation from my list

    from your list:
    warm weather: YSL - Live Jazz
    cold weather: Rochas Man
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    Re: SotD: Friday 6th April 2012

    Dior - Dune PH
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    Re: Thierry Mugler A*men vs Fahrenheit?

    If it doesn't get too hot over there, Fahrenheit might work but neither one is for hot weather so maybe you should consider something citrus/fruity, aquatic...

    Fahrenheit can be worn during...
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    Re: Armani Code or Rochas Man?

    neither one but if I'd be forced to choose, then Armani Code
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    Re: Need a new summer scent

    lol
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    Poll: Re: Terre D Hermes vs Boucheron Jaipur

    Neither one is a casual summer scent but considering only these 2 then definitely TDH
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    Re: Aqua Fahrenheit now at Sephora

    Also available here at Sephora! I'll give it a try!
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    Re: Why discontinue ... ?

    "I guess it all comes down to money and if they are making a profit from a fragrance or not."
    "Also sometimes the ingredients get restricted or more expensive making production untenable."

    Two...
  10. Re: One for me, one for my homie: is there a scent that's off limits?

    Neither do I.
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    Re: Scent for a Funeral Service

    Something classic, discreet, close to the skin, light, something like Armani Eau Pour Homme (1984) or Dior - Eau Sauvage or just wear nothing.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, April 5, 2012

    Aramis - Tuscany / Etruscan (1984) - (vintage)
  13. Thread: Skin adjustment

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    Re: Skin adjustment

    That's what I think
  14. Thread: signature notes

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    Re: signature notes

    all the notes of my absolute favorite: Van Cleef & Arpels pour Homme (1978) :)
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    Re: Fahrenheit Absolute , thoughts ?

    indeed
  16. Re: Ladies and Gentlemen: Do You Wear Perfume to Bed?

    There are special moments, especially at night, when applying a particular scent "improves the settings"
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    Re: Unable to save avatar image

    Many thanks in advance and sorry for additional troubles!
  18. Re: Which of one these would you choose for your wardrobe from each category?

    3. All Season Evening: VC&A - Tsar
  19. Re: What did you learn about your frags during the BN downtime this week ?

    fully agree
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    Re: Unable to save avatar image

    I'm having the same issue!
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    Re: Wearing Cologne While Working Out ?

    agree
  22. Thread: On Blind Buying

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    Re: On Blind Buying

    I'm not doing blind buys, except the very rare cases when I stumble across discontinued products without Tester that haven't been sampled before! Otherwise, I'm always testing multiple times before...
  23. Thread: Power Scent

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    Re: Power Scent

    VC&A PH
    Kouros
    Azzaro PH
    Antaeus
    Polo
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    Re: Which fragrance for taking a shower?

    second that
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, April 4, 2012

    Morning!

    YSL - Kouros
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    Re: Angel men or NY for all?

    Amen
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    Poll: Re: How long does your bottle last?

    I've used up over 50 bottles, back in the days when I wasn't collecting and I also used to give away to friends many quarter full bottles after buying new scents but now, as I started to collect...
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    Re: Acqua di Gio fake?

    the longevity issue and even the smell could have other causes (how many current reformulations smell and last as they used to? - or the storage factors, etc), but I'm afraid that the other "clues"...
  29. Re: Separate the male frag discussion forums into niche and designer?

    no further comments!
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    Re: Today i bought: April 2012

    stock bottles: VC&A PH 100 ML
    VC&A Tsar 100 ML
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    Re: Top 10 Summer Fragrances For 2012

    Most used ones:
    YSL - Live Jazz
    Dior - Dune PH
    Givenchy - Insense Ultramarine
    Issey Miyake - L'Eau D'Issey
    Armani - Armani Eau PH
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    Re: What IYO is the most...

    Guerlain
    Hermes
    Dior
    Chanel
    YSL
  33. Poll: Re: Uncomplicated, nice and clean VS challenging, personality, and character.

    Both! Depending on so many different circumstances and moods.
  34. Re: Would you say that Guerlain Homme (2008) is the worst Guerlain fragrance?

    Agree
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    Re: colognes for different occasions

    Me too!
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    Re: Spring/Summer suggestion?

    Welcome!
    I prefer these ones:
    YSL - Live Jazz
    Dior - Dune PH
    Dior - Eau Sauvage Extreme (vintage or older)
    Givenchy - Insense Ultramarine
    Issey Miyake - L'Eau D'Issey
    Guy Laroche - Horizon...
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    Re: I LOVE Silver Black/Onyx BUT.....

    I've tested both! Poor sillage and longevity (at least on my skin), especially Silver Black.
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    Re: Unscented antiperspirant (2012)

    Vichy Homme 50 ML - 72 Hr Antiperspirant Deodorant Extreme Control (ultra-absorbent mineral, alcohol-free)
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, April 3, 2012

    YSL - Rive Gauche PH
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, April 2, 2012

    Versace - Black Jeans
  41. Re: Professional signature fragrance for a 20 year old business student?

    VC&A - Tsar
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    Re: Wardrobe Giveaway

    Lucky Number Slevin LOL
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, April 1, 2012

    Versace - Black Jeans
  44. Thread: Favorite genre?

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    Re: Favorite genre?

    Woods, Citrus/Fruity and Oriental/Spicy
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    Re: longevity vs projection

    If one scent can offer both sillage and longevity, then it's perfect (considering a reasonable and decent sillage of course) otherwise I will definitely appreciate the longevity. Take for instance...
  46. Re: Better for Summer Nights: Rochas Man or Armani Code

    None of these two! But if you don't consider other alternatives then I'd say Armani - Code
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    Re: habit rouge reformulated again!

    Guerlain's classic scents are unrecognizable nowadays! At least twice a week I'm testing Habit Rouge and Vetiver in different perfume stores, including Sephora, Douglas, Marionnaud, etc One of the...
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    Re: habit rouge reformulated again!

    Guerlain's classic scents are unrecognizable nowadays! At least twice a week I'm testing Habit Rouge and Vetiver in different perfume stores, including Sephora, Douglas, Marionnaud, etc One of the...
  49. Thread: Suggestions !!!

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    Re: Suggestions !!!

    well...take a look at my username! :D That's the perfect one, in terms of everything!
    But VC&Aph and Havana can be difficult to wear so give those 2 a few tries first!
    Ok, leaving VC&Aph, Havana,...
  50. Thread: Terre D'Hermes

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    Re: Terre D'Hermes

    At first I had the exact same feelings towards it but give it a few more tries! It's a well made, unique scent but not quite worthy of all the hype surrounding it (IMO)
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, April 1, 2012

    L'Instant De Guerlain EDT
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    Re: Casual Winter Fragrances

    M7
    Dior Homme
    L'Instant De Guerlain Extreme
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    Re: Almost 5,000 posts and I've never tested...

    Zino (vintage or older formulas) is indeed a very well made and balanced fragrance.
    From your Test List, I wouldn't skip over Davidoff (1984), Dune PH, TF - Grey Vetiver, Givenchy - Insense,...
  54. Re: What to wear when wearing uniform (governing officer) ?

    from your wardrobe and given the circumstances, I would choose Chanel - Platinum Égoïste and/or Cartier - Pasha (they're not overpowering and both are suitable for office or formal events)
  55. Re: Boucheron Jaipur Pour Homme vs. Must de Cartier Pour Homme

    they are different, both are good but I would definitely choose Jaipur PH
  56. Re: Love Concentré D'Orange Verte, is there any scent similar with better longvity ?

    indeed
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    Re: Fragrances with an URBAN vibe?

    L'Instant De Guerlain (EDT) - classic, contemporary, modern and futuristic at the same time.
  58. Re: Question on any underground hidden cologne gems+

    Guy Laroche - Drakkar (1972) One of my all time favorites, impossible to find nowadays
    Etienne Aigner - Private Number for Men (1992)
    Versace - Black Jeans
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    Re: (( attn: Basenoters ))

    fully agree!
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, March 30, 2012

    VC&A - Tsar
  61. Re: Next Purchase: Chanel Allure Homme or Terre D'Hermes?

    Chanel Allure Homme...by far!
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    Re: When to wear Guerlain Heritage

    agree
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    Re: 2 masculine rose related questions...

    Azzaro - Acteur
    Davidoff - Zino Davidoff
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    Poll: Re: Poll: Favorite Era of Masculine Fragrance

    1974-1986: Classic Powerhouse and Early Synthetic Fougeres
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    Re: Biggest change of heart towards a fragrance

    When I've first sampled L'Instant De Guerlain Extreme I was fascinated right away but after buying it the next day and gave it a full ware it just gave me headache and some notes just weren't for me...
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    Re: Intoxicating fragrances in your collection

    the most intoxicating fragrance is my absolute favorite: Van Cleef & Arpels pour Homme (1978)
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    Re: 'Summer' frag recommendation for 40+ man

    Guerlain - Vetiver
    Dior - Eau Sauvage
    YSL - Live Jazz
    YSL - Kouros Fraicheur
    Chanel - Pour Monsieur
    Guy Laroche - Horizon
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    Re: The Most Classic Smelling Men's Cologne

    Dior - Eau Sauvage (vintage)
    Guerlain - Vetiver
    Ralph Lauren - Polo ('78)
    Acqua Di Parma - Colonia
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    Re: Light fragrances

    Prada - Infusion d'Homme
    YSL - Live Jazz
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, March 22, 2012

    Dior - ESE (vintage)
  71. Re: looking to pick 2 from these 6 fragrances I have tried

    Creed Silver Mountain Water (though it doesn't last on me)
    Guerlain Vetiver
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    Re: What fragrance put you to sleep?

    YSL - Opium PH
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    Re: Fragrance recommendations please!

    Lagerfeld - Photo
    Viktor & Rolf - Antidote
    Jesus Del Pozo - Quasar
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    Re: Gucci Envy or M7

    tough choice! while Envy (vintage, not the current formula) is more distinctive, M7 (vintage) is better all around! Get both if you can!
  75. Re: What do you think of Guy Laroche's Horizon Pour Homme? I picked up 4 for $4 plus tax at Dollar

    It's unique, different (in a very positive way), discontinued and on my huge list of future acquisitions (I've already put it aside though at a high price even for a 3.4 oz vintage bottle, but it's...
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    Re: What does Tzar remind you of ?

    It has its own strong personality!
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    Poll: Re: Azzaro Acteur or Zino Davidoff?

    Vintage Azzaro Acteur
  78. Thread: Pasha/Tsar/Jazz

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    Re: Pasha/Tsar/Jazz

    these 3 are indeed somehow similar so it's a justified comparision! I enjoy all 3 but Tsar is my favorite, followed by Pasha
  79. Re: What is the best "all around" fragrance you've ever owned/experienced?

    as the best "all around" fragrance, YSL - Rive Gauche PH
  80. Poll: Re: Which one of these fragrances is the ideal day-time & night-time all year rounder

    from your list - Terre d'Hermes
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    Re: Fresh and elegant scent to wear to work

    of those 2 you've already mentioned, Terre D'Hermes
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    Re: Complement king.

    :smiley:
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    Re: Fresh Green/Tree Fragrance

    Greenergy by Givenchy
  84. Re: What fragrance do you crave? Fragrance that you have to wear or sniff once a week or more?

    Guerlain - Coriolan

    YSL - Opium

    Chanel - Egoiste

    Cartier - Santos (most recently)
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    Re: Best fragrance & it's follow up fragrance

    YSL Jazz - Jazz Prestige
  86. Re: What scent, purchased today, will increase in value the most over 5-10 years?

    Agree
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    Re: Your top 5 Discontinued fragrances

    Guy Laroche - Drakkar (1972) - (one of the best scents ever, IMO)

    Guerlain - Coriolan (luckily, I still have a 50ml full vintage bottle)

    YSL - Jazz Prestige

    Etienne Aigner - Private Number...
  88. Thread: Signature Scent

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    Re: Signature Scent

    True! :smiley:
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    Re: Mix of the day - Le Male + Kouros :)

    well said!
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    Re: YSL Live Jazz: Worth a blind buy?

    definitely......it's one of the cleanest, most refreshing, even appealing mint-grapefruit-vanilla summer scents out there!
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    Re: The Most Sensual Fragrance Poll!

    YSL - Opium PH
    Chanel - Egoiste
  92. Re: [YouTube Video] My Top 10 Female Fragrances - Spring 2012

    Impressive video reviews....all of them!
    Exquisite tastes and choices!
    Your entire collection........beyond words!
    Kudos!
  93. Re: What was the first fragrance you bought a backup bottle of and why?

    Oh! I've bought my first fragrances in 1995, namely Fahrenheit by Christian Dior and Egoiste Platinum by Chanel!
    Fahrenheit was my first love, my most cherished perfume and the first one with 2...
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    Re: Eau Sauvage • Extrait •

    would be really awesome !!!

    considering the historic rivalry between those two fashion giants, maybe Chanel will react somehow but I'm afraid it won't be related to Egoiste!
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    Re: Best office fragrance for men in 30s and 40s

    Antidote by Viktor & Rolf
    Terre D'Hermes
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    Re: Fragrance For A Formal Event

    from your wardrobe: Guerlain - Vetiver

    another suggestion: Armani - Eau Pour Homme
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    Re: Terre D'Hermes EDT = Blow Pops?

    there's the answer! :wink:
  98. Re: What do you think of Chanel Antaeus? Still in style?

    It has always been in style, and always will be! It's a timeless classic! But not for todays younger crowds!
  99. Thread: Layering Frags

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    Re: Layering successes

    + 1
  100. Re: What fragrance is on the verge of being discontinue? Going extinct...

    This is indeed one of the most useful threads!
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