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    Re: Your 5 Biggest Disappointments Ever

    1. Dolce and Gabbana Pour Homme - This made people gag, so I threw it in the trash
    2. Azzaro Pure Lavande - This made ME gag, go I threw it in the trash
    3. Gucci Pour Homme II - At first I thought...
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    Re: friend is going to India

    You have a unique opportunity. When I was in high school (late 1980s) my mother worked for an international company. A visitor from India gave her two ballpoint pens made of pure sandalwood, which...
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    Re: S o t D - Monday, 20 April 2009

    I wore Dior's Eau Sauvage today, but if I'd had any, for sure it would have been Fresh's Cannabis Santal.

    Happy 4/20!
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    Yohji Homme at Beauty Encounter

    Hi All-

    Just an FYI. I noticed just now while surfing around the site that Beauty Encounter has Yohji Homme for the time being - the 2 piece set only, including EDT and hair and body shampoo. ...
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    Re: Oud as an Investment

    No no no no no no no.

    Let me first say that I have bought from Oriscent and love his products. Oud is awesome, it smells fantastic, but DO NOT buy it for investment purposes. Buy it for your...
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    Re: Lack of incense...

    I second Jubilation XXV. From time to time, you can find travel size bottles for $50 on Amazon. Like now, for example:
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    Re: Black Orchid...manly enough?

    No question about it. I wear this constantly, even at work, and I work in a very conservative industry.
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    Re: LesNez Manoumalia - Reviews

    I got my sample today. I will say that this fragrance is well constructed, but it's not for me. The huge floral opening unfolds like an octopus unfurling its arms - very feminine, but luckily it...
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    Re: Today I Bought (February '09)

    M7 (newfangled bottle)
    Tea for Two
    Fahrenheit
  10. Re: Addiction Step 3: 1st Perfumed Court Order

    You scared me for a second. I thought you had received a court order to stop using perfumes. Now THAT would be an addiction!
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    Re: YSL M7 reformulated?!!!!

    I have the new M7 bottle also. The scent might be slightly lighter, but not much. Seems pretty much the same to me - maybe a little less of the "band-aid" opening. I still love it. BTW, the red...
  12. Re: Unbelievable! Guess what I found swimming in my new bottle of cologne...

    That's free of charge.
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    Re: Steampunks and perfume

    Farenheit.
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    Re: Pino Silvestre, Pino Fifty ?

    I have not tried Pino Fifty, but Pino Blue is a nice summer scent. A long lasting citrus. I haven't tried the original Pino Silvestre, but from the notes below, Pino Blue may be the original minus...
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    Re: 4 "best" Montales

    Haven't tried many, but White Aoud is the one for me. I find it to be a vastly improved version of M7.
  16. Re: Amouage, Jubilation XXV 30 ML $50 bottle @ Beautyencounter

    I have a sample I've been using. I love it, but it's not worth $245 a bottle. $50 is mighty fine, though. I live in Hartford - grew up in Windsor.
  17. Re: Amouage, Jubilation XXV 30 ML $50 bottle @ Beautyencounter

    Sorry, I was set to post the link to Amazon, but I went back to the one I found, and they're sold out - I may have snagged the last one. I don't blame you. If someone else had grabbed it, I would...
  18. Re: Amouage, Jubilation XXV 30 ML $50 bottle @ Beautyencounter

    Ordered. Thanks for the heads up!
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Three scents:

    Polo Double Black
    Burberry London
    Dunhill Pursuit

    In a perfect world, I could make do with just these three (well, and Idole de Lubin).
  20. Re: Which fragrances will you buy again and again

    Burberry London
    Idole de Lubin
    Millesime Imperial
    Guerlain Vetiver
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    Re: Creed Green Irish Tweed

    Good choice. I love Green Irish Tweed, and in my opinion it has very little in common with Cool Water except the very opening notes. Great for day wear, especially in a conservative career (like...
  22. Re: what would be an ideal fragrance for a holy man or mystic?

    Amouage - Jubilation XXV

    I wore this the last time I went to see Cirque du Soleil. It fit very well with the holiness of those who have learned to use their bodies to the utmost, to those for...
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    Re: Millesime Imperial by Creed

    To me, this is unquestionably a masculine fragrance. Although, the ladies do love it! :)
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    Re: SotD - Wednesday - 9 July 08

    Nicole Miller for Men
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    Re: Used Car Salesmen

    Hai Karate. Goes great with plaid suits.
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    Poll: Re: What do you use for your armpits?

    Another vote for the crystal deodorants.
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    Re: SotD - Sunday, 8 June 08

    Pino Blue
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    Re: top 3 most OVERRATED scents.

    Silver Mountain Water
    Dzing!
    Dunhill Edition

    3 sacred cows of Basenotes. Just not that impressive to me.
  29. Re: suggestions for something to layer over lavender shaving products?

    Burberry London comes to mind.
  30. Re: SotD Monday, June 2, 2008 - dedicated to YSL

    Happy to be wearing M7 by YSL today.
  31. Re: In what situation that you won't wear fragrance?

    There is not a situation where I would not wear a fragrance. Unfortunately, I've been to too many funerals, and I would wear something appropriate for the situation. Salvador Dali pour Homme worn...
  32. Re: Total lemming moment - Bulgari Black - should I regret it?

    Hi-

    I understand where you're coming from on this scent - I'm a little undecided on it myself. Is it too much vanilla, too unfocused... But please, don't regret your purchase. These are the...
  33. Re: Fragrances and Bugs. Or: Any Good Bug Repellants?

    Well, 4711 smells a lot like citronella to me, especially in the opening, so you might try that.
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    Re: Your most mysterious fragrance?

    Salvador Dali Pour Homme
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    Re: Men of Basenotes...assemble!!

    I second the vote for L'Air du Desert Marocain. Awesome in a hot, dry climate.
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    Re: SotD - Friday, 4 April 2008

    Eau Parfumee au The Rouge
  37. Re: Policy change - consumer reviews on Basenotes

    Hah! Nice! Wink wink, nudge nudge, say no more!!

    In that case, let me begin - I think that B*Men and Gucci Pour Homme II are the finest fragrances in existence. I have spoken! ;)
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    Re: Staying Fresh for a Very Long Time

    Hermes - Concentree d'Orange Verte
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    Re: Terre D'Hermes?

    In my opinion, this is spring/summer only. For a mainstream fragrance, this can be very difficult. There really isn't anything else like it. And when I say spring/summer, I mean summer.
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    Re: A special event...

    Well, I know your event is over, but I wanted to chime in anyway. Really, there's only one scent to choose... Hai Karate!@
  41. Re: Clean Evening Fragrance (for spring/summer)

    Dunhill Pursuit. A very underrated scent, and very nice in Spring/Summer.
  42. Re: Huge Collection of Everything OR Small Collection of Gems?

    I'm in the large collection camp, myself. Who's to say what's a classic and what's not? Only you, and the only way to decide is to try a lot of fragrances. If you're uncomfortable buying a lot of...
  43. Thread: Creed SMW

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    Re: Creed SMW

    Yes, I have some thoughts. This is the only fragrance I wear where I can actually envision a cloud of fragrance around myself. So syrupy and heavy, and yet so good. People like to say Creed...
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    Re: Gucci Envy day: March 15th

    I'll wear Envy on the 15th and the 17th. No day is a bad day for Gucci Envy. Although, for me, it's strictly two sprays on the chest. That's enough!
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    Re: Sotd - fri 22nd

    Himalaya. It's snowing buckets around here!
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    Re: SOTD - Monday 11 Febuary

    Millesime Imperial.
  47. Re: So I am going to buy a Vetiver... which one should I buy?

    I'd like to show some love for Santa Maria Novella Vetiver. So round, full, and grassy... seems to bloom as it dries down. Awesome!!
  48. Re: Are you actually attracted to women by fragrance?

    Yes. If perfume did not influence sexual attraction, there would be no such thing as perfume. What would be the point?
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    Re: What would Amy Winehouse wear?

    Idole de Lubin.
  50. Thread: Green!!!!

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    Re: Green!!!!

    Green Irish Tweed.

    By the way, thank you for the opportunity to use this:

    "I loves Alice da Goon!!"
    -Popeye the Sailor Man
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    Re: SotD - Tuesday 2 Oct 07

    Dolce and Gabbana Pour Homme.
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 8 August

    Gucci Pour Homme
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    Re: Moving to Boston

    Welcome to the U.S. and I hope you enjoy your stay. All of the responses above are completely spot on - pray that you don't have to drive too much; the traffic is atrocious and the streets of Boston...
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    Re: SotD Thursday 17 May

    Burberry London
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 16 May

    Gucci Pour Homme
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    Re: The ultimate six-fragrance wardrobe

    Idole de Lubin
    L'Artisan - Tea for Two
    Santa Maria Novella - Vetiver
    Terre d'Hermes
    Burberry London
    A*Men
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    Re: SOTD Monday 14 May

    Idole de Lubin
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 13 May

    Philosykos
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 12 May

    L'Artisan - Tea For Two
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    Re: SOTD Friday 11 May

    Burberry London
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 10 May

    Green Irish Tweed
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    Re: SOTD Friday 4 May

    Zegna - Z
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 2 May

    Creed - Original Vetiver
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, May 1, 2007

    Millesime Imperial - the last dregs of that extinct species - the eBay decant. ;) Happy May Day!
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    Re: What's the Cologne you Hate the most?

    Pure Lavande, by Azzaro - the only fragrance to ever give me the cold sweats until I mercifully washed it off myself.
    B*Men - Smells like a 'dirty' version of Dolce and Gabbana mixed with a nasty...
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    Re: SOTD Sunday, April 22, 2007

    Terre d'Hermes, in honor of Earth Day.
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