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    Re: Good Men's Fruity/Aquatic Fragrances

    Ed Hardy Love & Luck
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    Re: Question about Dior Sauvage

    This
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    Re: "Winter" fragrances you wear in the summer

    I think the game is beginning to shift where any fragrance can be worn anytime of year.

    I do personally like some frags for certain times of year. Burberry London is so holiday time for me I just...
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    Re: Going To New Orleans In A Few Weeks

    Actually Live Jazz would possibly be amazing there!
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    Re: Going To New Orleans In A Few Weeks

    Ridiculously hot and humid. Lol. As stated it's down south near the coast and surrounded by water so yeah. I went in August a few years back and I gotta tell you it is a different kind of humid and...
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    Re: Basenote Members who've come and and gone -

    Wow I actually looked at my account and saw when I joined remember a lot of this names.

    I do remember

    petruccij
    Kagey

    Did have very good posts.

    I would say Kron is one that used to be...
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    Re: Is my Tobacco Vanille sample fake?

    I note that you said "it's not what I remember".

    What do you remember exactly and how long ago was your experience of this fragrance?

    I ask because often times as our Noses mature fragrances...
  8. Re: The 5 fragrances every 50 year old gentleman should be wearing

    Rive Gauche
    Eau Savage
    Bois Du Portugal
    Platinum Egoiste
    Green Irish Tweed
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    Re: Roja dove overrated

    Interesting take on this since I have been very curious about this house but have no means of really sampling. Not willing to spend 5.49 for 1/4ml vial. That's just crazy.
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    Re: Nautica Voyage was hit today.

    I always get compliments with this one, however I agree sometimes it is a bit too synthetic. But hey for only $15 what do you expect.
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    Re: Amouage Reflection - query?

    Oooou!

    Youre description actually made me want it even more I actually really like MBI and I love 1725. Making me want to just go in on a split.
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    Re: Amouage Reflection - query?

    Great thread especially considering I am strongly considering purchasing.

    Ive seen where quite a few have compared it to Mont Blanc Individuel. Any thoughts on that?
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    Re: Casual winter fragrance for office

    Boss Bottled
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    Re: Bvlgari Black, discontinued or not?

    I always see it in Tjmaxx Marshalls and Ross
  15. Re: [USA & CANADA]**AVENTUS-16A01/17N01/17Q01 CREEDS/NEW Designer DEALS- DHS 2017!!!

    Great transaction!
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    Re: A little story about giving away cologne

    Yeah I'm giving away a bunch if my stuff... Got way too many bottles of stuff i don't wear. Going home this weekend gonna see what my bro and dad wants. I think my brother may like insurrection pure...
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    Re: Amber makes me feel nauseous

    I totally get where you're coming from.

    While I didn't know that Amber had so many different variations like benzoin (which I don't mind) I hate the more traditional amber. To my nose it has a...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    15W01


    16F01


    Anyone have any experience with either as far as longevity and projection go????
  19. Re: Dior Suavage ? Which one is the "Compliment getter"

    It's the one called Sauvage.

    My fiancée got it for me, I don't think she knew just how many other females would be complimenting me on it.
  20. Re: [U.S/INTL] Same/Next Day Shipping! -TOM FORD SALE - Aventus 17N01/16M01- Dior Privée - Creed - M

    Received my Tuscan Leather juice is perfect just like a sample I received.

    Zee is absolutely professional, packaged in double bubble wrap (not the gum lol). All in all a great transaction, great...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    If you like the fragrance get it and wear it! It's great stuff!
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    Love this juice but it doesn't perform well on my skin at all. Order a sample from surrender to chance. I would blame it on the 1/2 vial and not being a sprayer but the other samples I ordered did...
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    Re: Fragrances that give you heartburn

    Hmmm.... As an acid reflux suffer and daily fragrance wearer I have never (thank god) experienced this. Bad enough i can't eat certain foods; to not be able to wear my frags would be like chopping my...
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    Re: Pick a fragrance for me!!

    I'm on bit of a mint kick right now also has lavender which I love! Seems like a rather interesting composition!
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    Re: Pick a fragrance for me!!

    You could've simply said could you be more specific with what you're looking for.

    Clearly I'm not gonna read every review of every niche fragrance it would be impossible to know what's versatile...
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    Re: Pick a fragrance for me!!

    Reading comprehension is key.


    I stated:

    "Something niche preferably as I would like to grow my niche collection".

    In addition to being versatile for occasions and seasons.

    Clearly I...
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    Re: Pick a fragrance for me!!

    I'd say my standards are on par with the person who suggested such a vile fragrance! :wink:
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    Re: Pick a fragrance for me!!

    Love TdH already own it. I had this for years and within the past year I have really grown fond of this fragrance!
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    Re: Pick a fragrance for me!!

    You guys have made some great suggestions.

    I actually love Casanova, I was torn between that and Gris clair months ago but I chose gris as it did between in my skin performance wise.

    Bois Du...
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    Re: Pick a fragrance for me!!

    I'm laid back and very outgoing, can pretty much get along with anyone 31yrs old as well.
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    Re: Pick a fragrance for me!!

    Great suggestions guys.

    Hednic that fragrance looks amazing for fall/winter!

    Ken I love Creed OV, have Mugler cologne and love it somewhat similar.

    Sartorial has a lot of my fave notes.
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    Re: Pick a fragrance for me!!

    I'm open not Clive Christian $850 open though lol. Upwards of maybe $300 considering many frags I can get on discount and through splits.
  33. Re: How have your tastes changed as you've gotten older?

    Great question. Not that my tastes have changed cause I still like a lot of the frags in my wardrobe, but I have seemed to matured alot more. In turn I have really been trying to branch out more...
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    Pick a fragrance for me!!

    What's up guys it's seemed ages since I've posted here glad to see things are still the same!

    So I'm looking for a signature scent all year round, any weather any occasion. Something niche...
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    Great steal on the A*Men fragrances fellas, amazing deal!
  36. Re: What would the summer version of Tobacco Vanille be?

    While I love EdB I find it wayyyyy to Spicy for summer.

    I do however wear Pure Havana during the summer and feel it suits well with warmer weather even better than cold.
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    Re: Best Authentic Lavender Scent

    Ck be.....I totally remember my bro wearing it back in the day and it used to smell good,it's been ages since I've smelled it.
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    Re: Best Authentic Lavender Scent

    Ck be.....I totally remember my bro wearing it back in the day and it used to smell good,it's been ages since I've smelled it.
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    Re: Best Authentic Lavender Scent

    I'm definitely looking to sample L'Occitane probably tomorrow. I'm definitely gonna get Gris Clair. I'll make a decision between Caron and L'Occitane.

    Ive read that L'Occitane is quite peppery is...
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    Re: Best Authentic Lavender Scent

    So
    Gris Clair (i m really loving this one, the lavender is done well and though I'm not a fan of incense it is done extremely well in this fragrance. This is a beautiful scent.)

    Caron Pour un...
  41. Re: Versace Eros, thoughts, and similar fragrances

    This 100%.

    With that being said I love Eros and it has a great memory of a vacation attached to it so it's just an all around muyst have for me, always get complimens from it!!!
  42. Poll: Re: On average, how many sprays do you usually use?

    4 for me mostly all fragrances.

    1st chest
    2nd left neck pulse point
    3rd right neck pulse point
    4th center of neck under chin (anterior belly of digastricus)
  43. Re: DO NOT mention Ebay when shopping in a store.

    Wowww! As I was reading your post I thought to myself damn that sounds like perfume gallery in 4 seasons mall. I used to shop there back in the day only 3 times 2 ysl lhomme and Versace man eau...
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    Re: Best Authentic Lavender Scent

    So pretty much, I'm ordering samples.

    I am ordering samples based on how many were recommended in this thread, availability, and longevity based on reviews.

    So far,

    Gris Clair
    Caron Pour un...
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    Re: Best Authentic Lavender Scent

    Wow thanks guy, you all have gave many great suggestions.

    I was going to just go with Caron but I think I will definitely be sampling some these recommendations!!!!

    It seems that these were...
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    Re: Best Authentic Lavender Scent

    By Dior???

    I just read the notes on that, it sounds amazing!!!! Lavender, Vanilla, Coffee, Cedar!!!
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    Re: Best Authentic Lavender Scent

    I have been reading about a ToH by Kilian. The similarities seems to be so much that I would find it unwise for me to make a huge purchase of ToH and Caron is so much affordable. Plus seeing as...
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    Re: Best Authentic Lavender Scent

    Yeah I guess I am youngish especially compared to 1934!! Lol

    But I really do love the scent of natural Lavender and would like a dominant Lavender fragrance. So even if it is dated as long as the...
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    Re: Best Authentic Lavender Scent

    I have read about L'Occitan, I actually like their fragrances and own Eau de Baux. I am sure I have L'Occitan tbefore and remembering myself enjoying it. Need to revisit.

    Another for Caron. At...
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    Re: Best Authentic Lavender Scent

    Caron Pour Un Homme

    Has definitely been the one that seems to be a go too for authentic lavender.

    Does this particular fragrance smell dated??? Seeing as though it was produced in 1934 and I'm...
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    Re: Fun fragrance

    Bond no.9 Coney Island: is a very fun fragrance for me, it's name sake suggest a fun time!

    Boss Bottled: Is another is feels playful.

    Burberry London: is fun in that it is Holiday scent, so...
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    Best Authentic Lavender Scent

    Hey basenoters!!!

    I'm on a search for an authentic lavender fragrance. I want something that has a prominent nice, relaxing and soothing authentic Lavender.

    Any suggestions???
  53. Re: Who Got The Perfume As A Gift On Christmas And Which Perfume?

    I received Dior Sauvage from my lady and I got her Viktor & Rolf Bonbon!

    Fellas Bonbon is great for women, imo mature enough for mature woman yet youthful enough for a younger lady.
  54. Re: Can you suggest an orange, clove, rum fragrance?

    I think its safe to say that Mona di Orio Vanille is the clear winner for what you want.

    It smells like a rum infused orange dreamsicle. I wish I could go back about 5 years and get this...
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    Re: Define projection/silage/longevity

    Longevity = how long it lasts

    Projection= distance the fragrance travels from a stationary location

    Sillage= distance and strength scent trail can be smelled during movement
  56. Re: How to Improve Ability to Detect Notes and Describe Perfume

    I agree a million percent even the take with amber I too hate prominent amber hate hate hate. lol:coolold:
  57. Re: Buying my first fall fragrance of this year,which one projects more?

    Never tried koko but blanc is great and performance very well in fall and winter.
  58. Re: Deciding on whether to get A*men or Bleu De Chanel?

    I absolutely love and own both. Amen for fall/winter and BdC for spring/summer probably is great year round.BdC is more versatile. Get Amen around October.
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    1million gift setset for 44 even. Bought it!
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    Poll: Re: Bleu de Chanel or Acqua Di Gio?

    BdC, gonna buy a bottle soon sampled and it is a great fragrance with amazing longevity.
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 30th April 2015

    Chanel Allure Homme Sport Eau Extreme.
  62. Re: CREED Virgin Island Water/Original Vetiver/Millesime Imperial!

    What is the longevity like on this 13X01 batch of MI#3? I'd be interested if performance is good!
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    Cool! thanks guys I'll scoop it up tomorrow, the note breakdown looks very good I'm a sucker for sweet scents and it seems to perform extremely well!
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    Re: Allure Homme or Allure Homme Sport

    AHEB lasts on me for quite some time, oddly enough AHS doesn't.
  65. Re: Need help finding a fragrance similar to Chanel Allure Homme Sport with good performance!

    The weird thing is allure homme edition blanche lasts on me alllllll day and I have read reviews of people saying that EB is weak. I'm not sure why AHS doesn't last on me.... has it been...
  66. Re: Need help finding a fragrance similar to Chanel Allure Homme Sport with good performance!

    I like AHSEE it doesn't give me the AHS vibe, though it does smell very good, think I'll add it to my collection in Fall.



    Will definitely look into it.



    This is quite amazing to me. I...
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    I saw Joop Homme Nightflight.....2.5oz $19.99. Was very interested in this, read reviews on here and the other site and it seems to be a good summer fragrance.

    Can anyone attest to this???
  68. Re: Need help finding a fragrance similar to Chanel Allure Homme Sport with good performance!

    Wow thanks guys great responses this is the reason i love basenotes!!! I will definitely look into many of the fragrances you guys suggested I'll read some reviews and stuff and buy some samples.
    ...
  69. Need help finding a fragrance similar to Chanel Allure Homme Sport with good performance!

    What's up guys, it's been forever since I posted here times get busy. However I am back and nose is wide open!

    So guys I love the smell of CAHS but unlike many others this stuff doesn't last on...
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    My friend you stumbled upon a very great batch! Longevity is 12+ hrs I have actually made it 24 hrs and was still getting wafts. Pineapple and smokiness is well balanced. I have received countless...
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    Re: best summer vanillas

    Not fully vanilla but for a vanilla cherry combo, I say Thierry Mugler Pure Havane.

    It smells like a nice cherry vanilla cigar, imagine laying under a cabana in Cuba puffing a nice cigar during...
  72. Re: recommendations for safe, "clean" male fragrance

    Another for Mugler cologne one of my top 5 all time.

    I will also recommend Nautica Oceans. I bought it in TJMaxx for $10 1.7oz. Amazingly great scent lasts 8+ hrs on my skin easily with moderate...
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    Re: Ab Silver Lomani - the next Aventus clone?

    So I gave this a full wearing today, it lasts most of the day. I sprayed it on around 8:30am, saw my girlfriend around 7:00pm and she thought it was her favorite Aventus!!! Lol when she hugged me I...
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    Re: Ab Silver Lomani - the next Aventus clone?

    Yes I noticed the same thing. I thought it might have been how I held it because when I sprayed it a second time it didn't leak. So Idk, I'll know for sure tomorrow.
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    Re: My mind has been blown..

    Though many may disagree, I agree with you. I own Al-Rehab Silver, its about 95% identical to SMW. Purchase my bottle for 7 bucks. Stuff lasts and lasts on my skin. Also receive compliments from...
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    Re: Ab Silver Lomani - the next Aventus clone?

    Glad to be of some assistance. If you like the Aventus vibe then you will enjoy the juice, it is well worth the $25 dollars.



    Lol I was thinking the same thing. Coincidentally I was looking to...
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    Re: Ab Silver Lomani - the next Aventus clone?

    I definitely will bigzb, as my above post stated I get the sense that it has lasting power!
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    Re: Ab Silver Lomani - the next Aventus clone?

    Just a quick update a lil more that 2 and a half hours of applying one spray I got a compliment from a cashier. I ordered take out and she said

    C: OMG you smell good!
    Me: (Wanting to hear her say...
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    Re: Ab Silver Lomani - the next Aventus clone?

    Whats up fellas?!?!? I just received my package 20 mins ago and did a side by side comparison.

    First off Ab Spirit Silver by Lomani has very good packaging, I love how the fragrance is in a tin...
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    Re: Ab Silver Lomani - the next Aventus clone?

    I will definitely post an initial review and give my opinion on its comparison to Aventus.



    Thanks for your response. I read that quiet a few of the Lomani fragrances seem to have good to...
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    Re: Ab Silver Lomani - the next Aventus clone?

    I just pulled the trigger on this, it was only $20 so it won't make or break me. I'll be sure to comment on it when I receive it. Note breakdown is fascinatingly similar to Aventus, I do own and...
  82. L`Eau d`Issey Pour Homme Summer 2014 Issey Miyake for men

    Whats up BN...

    So I was just reading on another site about the 2014 Summer Edition of Issey Miyake. Though no release date has been given.

    The notes are listed as... Top: kiwi, pineapple and...
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    Re: How incensey is Bond No. 9 Silver Factory

    Go with Silver, it is a nice fragrance imo. This fragrance is a projection and longevity beast and can become cloying.

    You have a visual representation on your interpretation of Silver, whenever...
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    Re: What Causes the "Crushed Ant" Smell?

    I think its between lemon and pink pepper.....
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    Re: Green Irish Tweed vs Cool Water

    A million percent agree the slight tea note in CB makes it more wearable and longevity is amazing.
  86. Re: Recommend me a nighttime, going out type fragrance

    Another for Eau des Baux and La Nuit.

    Midnight in Paris as well, especially for a romantic outing.
  87. Poll: Re: Poll: Can only afford one of these, which should I get?

    I Love NY for All
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

    http://www.fragrancex.com/images/products/parent/medium/483M.jpg
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    Poll: Re: Signature scent - narrowed down

    YSL L'Homme by far, used to be my signature scent. Now I don't have any signature scent lol.
  90. Re: Do my gripes about Dior Homme carry over to Intense?

    That......
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    Re: Advice about Bond no. 9 fragrances

    They have so many fragrances to choose from the like to dislike ratio of course is gonna be dis-proportioned lol.

    I thoroughly enjoy Bleeker St, Brooklyn and Coney Island. For some reason I have...
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    Re: Is my nose broken?

    Yes you have a broken nose, go to the Doc and get it fixed. Lol

    No but really I get pineapple every time I spray it, so maybe there is one note that is more dominant to your nose than any of the...
  93. Re: Fragrance suggestions for an early-30s male newbie?

    Terre d'Hermes
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    Re: Counterfeit Creed? (lots of photos)

    I know that at one point Creed would print MILLÉSIME on the front of the box and MILLESIME on the back to throw counterfeiters off. Because common knowledge would tell counterfeiters to make the word...
  95. Re: Discuss Creed Fragrances (DRY DOWN ONLY) #Aventus

    Great post.

    I do agree with your interpretation of Aventus and SMW. Haven't fully tested the others to get a good general idea of the fragrances dry down.
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    Re: Green Irish Tweed vs Cool Water

    Why is Chez Bond never really in the mix of this comparison?

    Oh yeah I forgot Bond no.9 is pretty much disliked on Basenotes. Lol carry on.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, May 13th, 2013

    Black XS
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    Re: My New Theory...

    Also there is the most hated...

    Such as Bond no.9 which I don't understand, Actually they have some very good fragrances specifically Bleeker St, Brooklyn and Coney Island.

    Another addition to...
  99. Re: List a few of your favorite Designer Fragrances

    Mugler Cologne
    A*Men, Pure Malt, Pure Havane
    Dior Homme (original formulation)
    Gucci Pour Homme II

    There are quite a few.
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    Re: juicy couture dirty english, good or bad?

    Unremarkable in all aspects.
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