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    Re: SOTD: Monday, August 11, 2014

    Aventus

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    Re: SOTD: August 9, 2014

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    Re: SOTD: Friday, August 8, 2014

    Spicebomb
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, August 7, 2014

    Spicebomb
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    My mother in law commented on how good I smelled and wouldn't stop hugging me this morning - Spicebomb.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday,August 6, 2014

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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    Well I can only speak highly of the 13P02 I just received. I've worn it every day but one since I got it and it smells fantastic and lasts and lasts.
  8. Re: What's Your Best Cartridge Razor? And Your Worst?

    Apparently I'm the minority here, but normally I only use cartridge razors when traveling. And:

    Favorite - Bic Metal or Bic Sensitive. I'm used to DE safety razor shaving and these single blade...
  9. Thread: Nautica Voyage

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    Re: Nautica Voyage

    I like this one as well. I will wear it occasionally on a hot weekend day when I am wearing less clothing than I would to work. This is definitely a 1-spray max for me.
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    I'm probably not the best person to ask... All I know is the one I just got smells exactly like my old bottle and lasts all day for me. I know people complain about longevity with Green Irish Tweed,...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, August 5, 2014

    Green Irish Tweed

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    Re: SOTD: Monday, August 4, 2014

    Aventus

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    Re: Today I Bought August 2014

    Not necessarily my two favorites, but I could happily wear just those two year-round.
  14. Re: Out of all these which is your favorites and least favorites....

    Polo is my favorite, followed very closely by La Nuit. From what I've smelled out of the others, Le Male is probably the one I like least.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, August, 2nd, 2014

    Green Irish Tweed
  16. Re: Nothing I Do Gets Me a Close Shave Without Razor Burn or Ingrown Hairs

    Very solid advice here.
  17. Re: Nothing I Do Gets Me a Close Shave Without Razor Burn or Ingrown Hairs

    Let me first state that I also have extremely sensitive skin. And what works for me may not work for you, but after a lot of experimentation with different products, different techniques and...
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    Re: What fragrance is your guilty pleasure ?

    Brut...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, August 1, 2014

    Green irish Tweed

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  20. Re: What fragrances are popular in your country right now?

    That was mostly just a joke on my part. Bleu de Chanel is a fine fragrance. Not my personal favorite, but I think it smells much nicer on others than it does on me.

    And I have no idea what you're...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    I received my bottle from Amazon about 2 hours ago...batch A3213P02. Everything looks completely legitimate, and it smells just as good as my other 3 year old bottle that just ran out. I put a small...
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    Re: Gucci Pour Homme II "clicked" for me today

    Couldn't agree more. I love the bottle on this one; totally adds to the "sexy."
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    Re: Anyone successfully order Creeds on Amazon?

    I'm very happy to hear that!

    Mine just arrived and everything appears to be in order. Box looks legit, bottle looks legit, insert looks legit....no bar code scratched out, smells just as amazing...
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    Re: Top 5 fav. current fragrances in rotation

    For the last few months:
    -Creed Aventus
    -Creed Green Irish Tweed
    -Tom Ford Grey Vetiver

    Occasionally:
    -Dior Homme

    Officially in the rotation as of yesterday:
    -Gucci Pour Homme II
  25. Re: What fragrances are popular in your country right now?

    This makes me sad, I thought things were a bit classier that side of the pond.
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    Re: Gucci Pour Homme II "clicked" for me today

    That's great! It's an enjoyable one for sure.
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    Re: Gucci Pour Homme II "clicked" for me today

    Fragrances are so strange... I feel like I get poor results with some that people claim are longevity and silliage monsters, but this one...one spray to my neck, and to my chest and one to a wrist...
  28. Re: What fragrances are popular in your country right now?

    I think a lot of guys just don't know any better. I wore Polo almost every day for almost 6 years before I accidentally found this website :)
  29. Re: What fragrances are popular in your country right now?

    That's a good point. I know different parts of the states might as well be different countries.
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    Re: Tom Ford Fragrances simply wonderful

    I didn't care for it much at first, but once it gets past the opening it does really great things with my skin. A very manly version of "clean" on me. I wear this when I'm in a suit and tie and need...
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    I'm sorry.
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    Re: Tom Ford Fragrances simply wonderful

    I think it's great stuff. Personally, I own (and love) a full bottles of Grey Vetiver and Tobacco Vanille. I also really like Tom Ford for Men and have come close to purchasing a bottle a number of...
  33. Re: What fragrances are popular in your country right now?

    I'm with you on that. I blind bought a small bottle and while I don't necessarily regret it, I don't really "get it" either. I'll wear it every once in a while because of how much love it seems to...
  34. What fragrances are popular in your country right now?

    I'm just curious to hear what Basenoters from all over the globe have to say about this.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, July 31, 2014

    Bleu de Chanel

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  36. Thread: Fall exclusive

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    Re: Fall exclusive

    This was my first thought as well.

    Also maybe Tom Ford Extreme?
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    Re: Gucci Pour Homme II "clicked" for me today

    Same here. I've now had it on for almost 6 hours and it seems just as strong as when first applied. Still liking it more and more!
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    Re: Gucci Pour Homme II "clicked" for me today

    Today is also apparently a really good hair day. So I'm feeling flat out dangerous!
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    Gucci Pour Homme II "clicked" for me today

    I've always liked it, but never quite understood why it gets quite as much love as it does.

    Today it is rainy and out-of-season cool so I decided to wear it for the first time in several months....
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, July 30, 2014

    Gucci Pour Homme II

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  41. Re: What's your favorite season for wearing fragrances?

    "Deep in the heart of Texas..."

    We do get a few months of cooler temperatures, but only a month or so is usually what I would call a "proper" winter.
  42. Re: What's your favorite season for wearing fragrances?

    Haha yes. Unfortunately I now live in a very high heat, high humidity area, and it is like that for the majority of the year. The few weeks of "winter" we get each year is something I look forward to...
  43. Re: What's your favorite season for wearing fragrances?

    Winter. Absolutely, winter. I despise hot weather of any sort and love everything about the cold. The scents are far more comforting and inviting.
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    Re: D&G The One. Do you think they...

    I also have both and agree with this. It is very similar, and if you smelled each in different places, at different times of the day, you might think they were the same. But side-by-side they are...
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    Re: winter fragrance recommendations?

    -L'Occitane Eau Des Baux
    -Thierry Mugler A*Men Pure Malt
    -Burberry London
  46. Re: Which designer fragrance for outdoor wedding in Maine?

    That's actually on my list to go check out after work. I've smelled it before and really liked it, but it's been so long that I can't really recall what it smells like. I seem to remember thinking...
  47. Re: Which designer fragrance for outdoor wedding in Maine?

    Yes actually, that would be much appreciated. And I'm assuming if I do a forum search, there are instructions somewhere on how to do this?
  48. Re: Which designer fragrance for outdoor wedding in Maine?

    My mistake, I accidentally left the "La Nuit" off the end of that.

    And I do love Dior Homme. I have a full bottle so that makes me somewhat hesitant to by another, smaller one.
  49. Which designer fragrance for outdoor wedding in Maine?

    Looks like the temperature will be in the mid 70's when it gets started, and cooling down a bit as the evening progresses.

    I won't be checking anything so my fragrance options are limited and I'm...
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    Re: D&G The One. Do you think they...

    It does not last on me more than 2-3 hours, max. I have tried spraying on neck, chest and insides of my forearms...waiting 30 seconds and spraying those places again. Then two sprays on the outside...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    Yep. I'm more concerned that it's been sitting in the heat somewhere or is well past its prime or something, than I am about getting a fake. I've ordered fragrances off of Amazon without a problem in...
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    Re: Aventus - It is not all that

    I've only worn it a handful of times, but it's gotten very positive comments twice. One from a girl who works at one of my clients and is in her 20s, and one from my dear old mom. I'm 30, if that...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    I just rolled the dice and ordered a 4oz bottle from Amazon. Should be here Thursday. ~nervous~
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Amen to that!

    And Polo Blue doesn't get much respect on here, but it's definitely a female compliment better.
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    Re: Anyone successfully order Creeds on Amazon?

    Well it will be here sometime Thursday so we'll see.
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VI

    What I'd really like to know is...how do you have all of these organized? What's your system??
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    Re: Tobacco Vanille... huh?

    Amen to this. I was trying to research a fragrance on here the other day and in 2009 it was extremely well-received....but any posts in the last 1-2 years have made it sound like a used diaper. I...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    To this day, 99% of mine have been when I was wearing Polo. Which, additionally, it seems like I almost always get a comment when I wear that one. Which is very different from when I wear others.
    ...
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    Re: Anyone successfully order Creeds on Amazon?

    Thanks for the heads up. I very much appreciate that.
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    Re: Anyone successfully order Creeds on Amazon?

    Green Irish Tweed is what I'm wanting. Though I thought they didn't allow returns of cologne because of the alcohol?
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    Re: Anyone successfully order Creeds on Amazon?

    I did actually. Nothing jumped out. Thanks for the response.
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    Anyone successfully order Creeds on Amazon?

    Seems like a risky gamble. Either ends up being totally worth it, or a pricey mistake.
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    Anyone know which batches are in stock in most Nieman's right now? I'm contemplating going in tomorrow to pick up a replacement bottle since mine is almost out, but am kind of scared to after reading...
  64. Re: I have a fragrance per season EXCEPT Spring. Help!

    Definitely +1 to Green Irish Tweed. That was the first thing I thought of.
  65. Re: What is with the high pricing of Hanae Mori HiM?

    Oops, you are right. I was referring to HM.
  66. Re: What is with the high pricing of Hanae Mori HiM?

    Yeah I got a 3.4 oz of the EDT for $34.99 at TJ Maxx just yesterday.
  67. Re: Have Reformulations ruined fragrances? : Dior Homme, Chergui, Timbuktu?

    Actually, I read a new book every 2-4 days, usually non-fiction and across a very wide variety of topics.

    I get your point, though.

    I'm not saying reformulations don't happen; that would be...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, July 24, 2014

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    Re: HELP - Allure lover's dilemma

    Count me in on the Dior Homme recommendation, an outstanding and very versatile fragrance.

    Also, for what it's worth, I wear it during the summer here (very high heat and high humidity), and I...
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    Re: I finally tried Versace Dreamer

    I actually don't like Le Male. And even if I did, would never own that ridiculous bottle.
  71. Re: Have Reformulations ruined fragrances? : Dior Homme, Chergui, Timbuktu?

    I think it's an overblown hype that exists only on this forum.
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    Re: I finally tried Versace Dreamer

    That's unfortunate. I'm currently right at 2 hours in and thankfully no headache.
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    I finally tried Versace Dreamer

    A TJ Maxx I was near today had them so I bought a 50ml blind, after hearing about it recently on here. Wow I really like it! My nose and I aren't sophisticated enough to know/describe most notes, but...
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    Re: Help me spend a gift card at Sephora

    I actually already own pretty much the whole line.
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    Re: Help me spend a gift card at Sephora

    Thanks for all of the suggestions, guys. I ended up getting a sample of the TDH Parfum to wear tomorrow and will most likely "upgrade" to that from my EDT, depending on performance. Though now I also...
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    Re: Help me spend a gift card at Sephora

    I'm a 31 year old "business professional" and live in a very hot, humid climate. Thankfully, I spend 99% of my time in air-conditioned rooms and cars, though, I'm finding I really don't like most...
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    Help me spend a gift card at Sephora

    I have a fairly substantial gift card for Sephora that I'd like to use today. I've been there the last two days smelling stuff, but am having a difficult time deciding. Here are a few lists to help...
  78. Best sandalwood-based scent available at a department store?

    What are some of your favorite fragrances that are based on sandalwood?

    I've searched and it looks like *most* suggestions are niche fragrances, not readily-available where I live. So I'm curious...
  79. Re: What designer fragrance would you wear to a rodeo?

    I shave at night, and one of my guilty pleasures is finishing with Old Spice, Clubman or Aqua Velva. All three are on steady night rotation.
  80. Re: Help me move on from Aventus...favorite fragrances available in brick and mor...

    I smelled both of these this morning, and didn't care for the original but love the Vintage. Ended up sprayed that one on the back of my hand and haven't been able to stop smelling it all day....
  81. Re: What designer fragrance would you wear to a rodeo?

    Polo was my initial thought, also. Especially since this one will apparently be indoors and air-conditioned.
  82. Re: What designer fragrance would you wear to a rodeo?

    Man you guys always come through on the oddest of questions. Thanks!
  83. What designer fragrance would you wear to a rodeo?

    Unfortunately I am afflicted with a bad case of living in Texas. And any time friends from out of town come visit they want to do two things: 1) Stare at all of the beautiful women, and 2) Go to the...
  84. Re: Help me move on from Aventus...favorite fragrances available in brick and mor...

    They've both been on my list to check out for a while, and I've been particularly interested in the Vintage. So I think I'll finally do that tomorrow. (Plus I'm in Texas, with really humid summers.)...
  85. Re: Help me move on from Aventus...favorite fragrances available in brick and mor...

    I don't normally support it either...but I intentionally paid full retail price for a full-sized bottle of Creed from Nieman Marcus specifically because they said to try it for a while and if it...
  86. Re: Help me move on from Aventus...favorite fragrances available in brick and mor...

    What kind of longevity and silage do you get from this? (And from how many sprays?)



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  87. Re: Help me move on from Aventus...favorite fragrances available in brick and mor...

    I tried 13U02 and 13NB01.


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  88. Help me move on from Aventus...favorite fragrances available in brick and mor...

    After 3 weeks of trying various ways of applying Aventus, the longevity is still a major issue with me. (Multiple people confirmed that they couldn't detect it, 2-3 hours after application.) So today...
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    Re: Anyone apply fragrances to their ribs?

    And I didn't mean to start another Aventus thread. It's more that I'd never heard of spraying your sides with cologne.


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    Re: Anyone apply fragrances to their ribs?

    First forum post that's made me legitimately laugh out loud.


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    Anyone apply fragrances to their ribs?

    I was just in Nieman's, randomly talking to their Creed person about Aventus not seeming to have much longevity on me. She said to try applying one spray to each of my sides, down by the ribs. I've...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, July 4, 2014

    Layering Polo Red, Lacoste Blanc and Bleu De Chanel.

    ;)


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    Re: So I tried Aventus

    And I am now officially the proud new owner of a bottle of Aventus... I tested it when I got back to my car and it smells AMAZING.
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    Re: So I tried Aventus

    I smelled this on a card at Nieman's about a year ago and did NOT get the fuss...it literally smelled like an ash tray to me.

    Yesterday I went into a different Nieman's and spritzed some on my...
  95. Re: Summer suggestions for lover of original Polo?

    You are all awesome, thank you for the many suggestions. I look forward to trying some of these out when I can.

    After spritzing a sample on myself yesterday...I think I'm about to join the herd...
  96. Re: Summer suggestions for lover of original Polo?

    Thanks for the suggestions, guys. I was actually very interested in Tom Ford for Men, as I've smelled it before and love it...just put off by all the reports of poor longevity.

    And I'm probably...
  97. Summer suggestions for lover of original Polo?

    Hey guys, long time reader/first time poster here.

    Just curious to see what kinds of suggestions you'd make for someone to wear during the long, ridiculously hot and humid Texas summers, who...
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