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    Re: SOTD Friday 30th January 2015

    Creed Spice and Wood
  2. Re: something nice for man closer to 60 than he would like to admit

    Why does age matter? My dad (69) isn’t really into fragrances but his current rotation is, I think, Aramis, something by Paul Smith, Spicebomb and Tom Ford Noir.

    Guess who bought him the last...
  3. Re: next, superdry, m&s which own brand would you pick

    Next, though m&s stock stuff like monotheme, crabtree & evelyn and others.
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    Re: Oud Wood- A subtle hype-king?

    I love it, one of my top 5 I would guess. Not a noticeable compliment getter, but oud fragrances rarely are are they?

    Not that much I wear ever gets compliments anyway.
  5. Thread: Best projection

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    Re: Best projection

    Tobacco Vanille
    Tuscan Leather
    AdP Colonia Intensa Oud
    A*Men
  6. Re: If I blind buy Encre Noire, what's the chances I'll be disappointed?

    Firstly, AB Spirit Silver is VERY like Aventus, so don’t worry on that score. My nose must be far inferior to others on here as I struggled to tell the difference when I did a side by side, same with...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 29th January 2015

    Prada Luna Rossa
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    Re: Name your best, yet LIGHTEST scent

    Tom Ford For Men.
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 28th January 2015

    Spicebomb
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    Re: cheap but nice cologne avalible in the u.k.

    Pop into Boots or Debenhams, try a few, then have a look on www.allbeauty.com to see what is in your price range

    A few suggestions that you may or may not be able to try first, but that wont break...
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    Re: cheap but nice cologne avalible in the u.k.

    Any styles you particularly like/dislike? What do you already own? Is it for work? Going out?

    Define cheap? Under 30? Under 50? And by shops do you mean bricks and mortar? Boots, Debenhams,...
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    Re: Best Tobacco-Honeyish fragrance

    Another vote for Pure Havane here.
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    Re: Which scent would you break the bank for?

    I'd love some Spice and Wood but a full bottle is way out of my price range. Coromandel is definitely on my hit list though, and is expensive to me.
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    Re: SOTD Monday 26th January 2015

    Pure Malt 2013
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 25th January 2015

    Monotheme Leather

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    Re: Tom Ford Neroli Portofino - something similar ??

    CdG Anbar
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    Re: Designer Fragrances Based on Incense

    I asked this very same question not long ago and got pretty much the same answers.

    I've tried a few, but a lot of them arent that easy to get hold of. I'm on the same hunt as the OP so I'll pass...
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    Re: Grey Vetiver new Eau de Toilette by Tom Ford

    Saw this earlier and have been eager to try it as I love the edp and I'm getting low on it as well so this new release could have been good timing for me.

    I tried the edt on the back of one hand...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 22nd January 2015

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  20. Re: Calling on all Narciso Rodriguez for Him fans and owners

    It’s not a beast, but it’s certainly a decent performer, on me anyway.
  21. Re: Is there any fragrance you use exclusively at home?

    I find incense fragrances quite relaxing, and whilst I have worn Avignon to work I seem to have gravitated to wearing it mainly for my own pleasure on an evening every now and then.
  22. Re: Calling on all Narciso Rodriguez for Him fans and owners

    This is a strange one.

    I tried it years ago and thought “Bleeeughh, what the hell is that”, and consigned it to the never to be bought group. It just smelled so wrong, I got the wet concrete vibe...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 21st January 2015

    CdG 2 Man
  24. Thread: Hypothetical time

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    Re: Hypothetical time

    I just assumed it was a company policy, presumably as someone had allergies. I’ve heard of it, but never actually come across anyone who has worked in one. More of a US thing possibly?

    A horrible...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 20th January 2015

    Lomani Intense Black
  26. Thread: Hypothetical time

    by tefg
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    Re: Hypothetical time

    I can’t even begin to imagine my wife’s reaction if I told her I was taking a huge drop in wages so I could continue wearing after shave to work.

    :laugh:
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    Re: A staple from Dior?

    Underrated on here (imo) compared to others from the house but I love Dior Homme Eau, particularly for it’s versatility. It has the unmistakeable Dior Homme dna, but is fresher and lighter without...
  28. Re: Currently, are you satisfied with your collection?

    Lots missing that I would like, but with around 30 full bottles and lots of samples I’m happy enough with my choices available. Don’t really see it as a collection, more a selection.
  29. Thread: Hypothetical time

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    Re: Hypothetical time

    A, of course.

    I wouldn’t change jobs at all, for any sort of reduction, never mind $30k or 30k, whichever you mean.
  30. Re: Do you have back ups of low production perfumes?

    Nope. Cant afford to buy all the things I would like, never mind additional bottles of things I already own.
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    Re: Tom Ford Amber Absolute

    Yep. I thought the very same thing myself.
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    Re: Today I bought: January 2015

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    My plan this year had been to just buy a small number of more expensive bottles, probably waiting a couple of months before buying anything. Then I saw this was back in stock so pulled the...
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    Re: Advice on expanding my wardrobe

    Bleu de Chanel
    Terre d'Hermes
    Dior Homme Eau
    Tom Ford for Men/Grey Vetiver/Noir
    Spicebomb
    Prada Luna Rossa
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 18th January 2015

    Chanel Pour Monsieur
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 17th January 2015

    SOTD was Armani Code Ultimate
    SOTE is CdG Avignon
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    Re: Bleu de Chanel Edt vs Edp

    Another wearing of the edp today and I have to say I prefer it to the edt. Not by much but it seems a richer deeper fragrance and definitely has more lasting power on my skin.

    Projection is on a...
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    Re: New Fragrance: Tom Ford Noir Extreme

    I love Noir edp, (I found the edt so similar from sampling it I never bothered getting it) and already find it a pretty powerful night time fragrance, so looking forward to trying this. Presumably...
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    Re: Thierry Mugler Ultra Zest (new for 2015)

    Agreed, after the disappointment that I felt on trying Pure Wood I'm not excited. Looks like it will have a lot of the old Mugler DNA judging by the coffee and patchouli.

    As with the poster above...
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    Re: SotD Friday, January 16, 2015

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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 14th January 2015

    JPG Kokorico
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    Re: SotD - Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015

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    Lacoste L.12.12 Noir, from a sample.

    Won’t be buying a full bottle.
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    Re: Please help me what to buy between these!

    2, 4 and 5 of those, but if u want fresh I'd recommend Dior Homme Eau over DHI.
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    Re: SOTD Monday 12th January 2015

    M7 Oud Absolu
  44. Re: Your favorite of your most/least expensive scents (pick one of each)

    Most: TF Oud Wood
    Least: Lomani Intense Black
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    Re: pick one out of three

    This. Though I'd probably vote for the 212 myself. A bit similar to One Million I found, but a good solid night out compliment getter with huge projection on me.
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 11th January 2015

    Azzarro Visit
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    Re: Fragrances that work therapeutic

    I find incense fragrances such as Avignon or Montale Full Incense to be very relaxing.
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 10th January 2015

    SOTD was Tom Ford For Men
    SOTE will be CDG 2 Man
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    Re: SOTD Friday 9th January 2015

    Midnight in Paris edt
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    Re: No love for YSL Libre?

    Decent enough inoffensive office type fragrance. I own it and wear it occasionally for work, but not one I reach for a lot. I got it cheap though, wouldn’t have paid anything like full price for it.
  51. Re: I don't like aquatics, but feel like I need a "fresh" option. Recommendations?

    Another vote for Prada Luna Rossa. Also Dior Homme Eau.
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 7th January 2015

    Creed Spice and Wood
  53. Re: Which fragrance in your collection has most longevity ?

    Tobacco Vanille
    Adp Colonia Intensa Oud
    Tuscan Leather
    CDG 2 Man
    A*Men
    Pure Havane

    In that order. Of those I get big projection from all except the CDG. It projects, but isn't the beast that...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesay 6th January 2015

    CDG Anbar
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    Re: so big promotion pays off!

    Get the Amouage, Lomani Intense Black, and some good gin with the money saved by getting the Lomani instead of the Creed.

    That's how I would celebrate anyway!
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    Re: Bleu de Chanel Edt vs Edp

    I owned the edt previously but now have a bottle of the edp. I've worn it twice now and personally I'm finding it possible preferable to the edt. I always had longevity issues with the edt that I'm...
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    Re: Tea-based scents: Your recommendations

    Murdock Black Tea, but might not be easily available for you.
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 4th January 2015

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  59. Re: New office fragrances need + must be long lasting with 2/4ft projection.

    Good shout. Pour Monsieur is on my wantdd list and I see it as work friendly.
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    Re: L'homme Ideal de Guerlain?

    Hmmmmm. Tried it yesterday and I'm on the fence. It's very sweet, don't love it, don't hate it. Seen it for a very good price in the UK if anyone is interested since I've decided not to bother. 24...
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 3rd January 2015

    Bentley for Men Intense
  62. Thread: Anyone else?

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    Re: Anyone else?

    Love CDG 2 Man, havent tried Timbuktu, and can't recall trying GPH, if I did it was a long time ago.

    I found Penhaligon's Elixir reminded me of CDG 2 Man though I havent done a side by side test.
  63. Re: New office fragrances need + must be long lasting with 2/4ft projection.

    My top choice for work is Grey Vetiver, but if you dont like that then a few others may be Prada Luna Rossa and Bleu de Chanel (depending how they perform on you), Dior Homme Eau, Terre D'Hermes (go...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 1st January 2015

    CDG Avignon
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    Re: Colognes that have become "played out"

    At the top of the list in the UK for some time. A long way clear of anything else as well I would guess.
  66. Thread: Help please!

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    Re: Help please!

    I love incense fragrances but so far Sahara Noir just hasn't clicked with me. On the other hand I love the Montale. Habit rouge isn't like the other two so seems a strange alterative but I'll vote...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 31st December 2014

    SOTD - Bleu de Chanel EDP
    SOTE - TF Neroli Portofino (sample)

    My wife is at work early tomorrow so it's a night in. Been dying to try the NP so gave in and gave it a go. Really liking it, just...
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    Re: What would you rather buy ?

    I'm guessing you like Bleu the most, but see that for the same price you could get two bottles you like almost as much? I've been there before and usually end up regretting not getting the more...
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    Re: Best of 2014 Designer Edition.

    I don't really get to try much niche so my answer is the same as the other thread. Dior Homme Eau and Wonderoud.
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    Re: The very best of 2014

    Havent tried anywhere near as many as most of you but off the top of my head my own favourites would be Dior Homme Eau and Wonderoud.
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    Re: Am I the only one that does this?

    Unreasonably harsh, condescending and downright rude. Personally I find it more a reflection on the type of person you are, rather than the OP.
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    Re: What will be your first purchase of 2015?

    No idea. I have a long term wishlist with a few on, so whichever of those I happen to see at the right price, or maybe I will be totally sidetracked again by something else I see at a good price.
    ...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, December 29, 2014

    Pure Malt 2013
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    Re: The very worst of 2014

    Pure Wood was a big disappointment to me, probably as I was looking forward to it so much.
  75. Re: How important is it to keep the original boxes of your fragrances?

    Box goes in the bin the day I open and wear the fragrance the first time.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, December 27, 2014

    Creed Millesime Imperial
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, Decemberr 25, 2014

    Bleu de Chanel edp
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    Re: Semi-blind bought AdP Oud, what to expect?

    Glad you are happy with it. It's a great one.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, December 24, 2014

    SOTE - CdG Avignon
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    Re: Calling on all Encre Noire by Lalique owners

    Tried a sample and liked it. Didn’t find it as dark and earthy as many seem to say, nor did I get ink. On me it was pretty much just the vetiver. I may well get a bottle at some point as it very good...
  81. Re: Guerlain counters (or lack thereof) in dept stores in Australia

    Guerlain counter in John Lewis in Newcastle is no more. The one in Fenwicks seems a bit of an afterthought, had no LIDGE last time I was in, wonder if it lasts much longer? Chanel and Tom Ford are...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, December 24, 2014

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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, December 23, 2014

    Tom Ford For Men
  84. Re: Please rank what is most important - smell, name, house, bottle, sex, performance, price

    Smell
    Performance/price

    The rest are pretty much irrelevant to me.
  85. Re: What fragrance houses do you enjoy and collect bottles from?

    None.
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    Re: Tom Ford - What Would You Buy ?

    Of those two TV, but TF does so many better, and, to me, wearable fragrances than those I'd think again.
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    Re: SOTD; Friday, December 19, 2014

    Creed Royal Oud (from a sample)

    Pretty much indistinguishable (in the opening and to my nose anyway) from my Lomani Intense Black.
  88. Re: Which fragrance you smell more often nowadays? and what u doesnt smell anymore.(that is till sel

    One million. By a long long way.
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    Re: What to wear to ugly christmas sweater party?

    Spicebomb, loud but not too loud, and a compliment getter to boot.

    In the UK last Friday was “Christmas Jumper Day”. I didn’t participate but got myself noticed by wearing Armani Code Ultimate,...
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    Re: Targeted Purchases for 2015

    I’m definitely aiming to go for fewer bottles this year after a real, by my standards, buying spree recently. The main one I’d like is Coromandel. Some others I’m contemplating

    Loewe 7
    Wonderoud...
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    Re: It's almost time for a new bottle of...

    :laugh:

    It’s my older ones, the ones I’ve had a while before I got carried away over the last couple of years and began building a more substantial rotation. Other than the 3 above it’ll be a...
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    Re: It's almost time for a new bottle of...

    Isn't it the other way round? The new one is the EDT?
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    Re: Semi-blind bought AdP Oud, what to expect?

    Definitely a “less is more” one for me. Too many sprays of this one can ruin it as it then becomes totally overpowering. This and Tobacco Vanille are the strongest things I own. With both I only have...
  94. Thread: Cdg starter?

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    Re: Cdg starter?

    I really like Wonderoud as well, that may be a decent one for a blind buy as the oud certainly isn’t a strong note.
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    Re: It's almost time for a new bottle of...

    Grey Vetiver, Spicebomb and Prada Luna Rossa.

    Already bought some of the Prada as I saw it very cheap recently, may not have repurchased had it not been for the price but I find it quite versatile...
  96. Thread: Cdg starter?

    by tefg
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    Re: Cdg starter?

    When I first tried CdG 2 Man years ago I just thought it was incense and couldnt imagine ever wearing it. As time has gone on and I've tried more and more different fragrances I retuened to it and...
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    Re: Semi-blind bought AdP Oud, what to expect?

    Cant think of anything else I own that is similar enough to warrant a comparison. It's citrus and oud, far more oud than say Creed Royal Oud. It's very heavy, strong projection and lasts forever,...
  98. Thread: New Lacoste L!ve

    by tefg
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    Re: New Lacoste L!ve

    Tried it in store ages ago and whilst I can’t remember the notes I do recall being unimpressed.
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    Re: top 5 must have all year round

    For versatility i.e. all year round, day/night, office etc. I’d go for these off the top of my head
    Tom Ford For Men (just a shame it’s weak)
    Tom Ford Grey Vetiver (my office favourite, but can be...
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    Re: 2014 XMAS Day Scent

    Whatever Santa has left for me.......

    However as I chose it and ordered it myself it'll be Bleu de Chanel edp.
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