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    Re: Dior Homme Eau for Men

    In the Dior site when you look at the fragrance, it gives the option to buy, there is no official store section, just browse and voila you will see the size and "add to cart" option...You may need to...
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    Re: Vintage DHI from Fragx

    Many "grey market" sops will etch out the serial number to "hide" the origin of the bottle. It doesn't mean they are not legit. Many posts on this subject ;) FragX is not known for selling fakes,...
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    Re: Fragrancenet customer service inquiries?

    I'm on the east coast (New England) and haven't had a long delay for shipping. The shipping is free so I don't expect it to be delivered in 3 days from order. Usually is about a week or so from date...
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    Re: Guerlain L'eau Homme

    have you tried Ebay? Looks like it might be available there...
  5. Thread: Round 2!

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    Re: Round 2!

    If you haven't tried it yet I would recommend Eau des Baux. Not sure it fits all your wants but it is spicy and sweet.


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  6. Re: Discounted Creed Himalaya- Should I pull the trigger?

    If you like Original Santal I HIGHLY recommend you go out and test Mont Blanc Individuel it is very very close at a fraction of the cost (~20 for 3.4 oz)


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  7. Re: How to boost projection/sillage/longevity in fragrances?

    Unscented lotion will help with longevity if you have dry/drier skin. For projection and silage though not much you can do as that can be unique to the fragrance and how it interacts with your body...
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    Re: So... Just sampled Spicebomb...

    I can see why you may have thought it was cloying, IMO Spicebomb is best IMO in Winter and Fall and would be too much for Summer\spring. You may want to revisit it, when it becomes colder :)
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    Re: So... Just sampled Spicebomb...

    I like it, but don't think I would wear outside of Winter\Fall. I can see this getting cloying (much like Burberry London EdB) if worn in warmer months.

    Since it seems that you don't like "sweet"...
  10. Thread: Wu Tang Clan

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    Re: Wu Tang Clan

    Why would it smell like biscuits?
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    Re: What defines a signature scent?

    As others have said a signature scent is one that others usually can identify you by since you wear it on a regular basis. The signature scent is one that you feel that either defines you or that...
  12. Thread: something new

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    Re: something new

    +1
    I would even say Burberry London


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    Re: Are the Tom Ford exclusives worth the money?

    Yes, No, maybe...the only way to really know is to sample and or test on your skin. We can give you resounding answers, but if it doesn't work on you or for your nose our opinions mean little.

    ...
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    Sticky: Re: Fake Creeds from a very famous online store?

    They look ok to me, but I'm no expert. If you feel they are not legit return them. Packaging changes all the time and recently Creeds has (thus a number of is my creed legit threads).

    Have you...
  15. Thread: Need something new

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    Re: Need something new

    Creed VIW, Imperial, GIT.
    Bleu de Chanel, Egoiste Platinum, Allure Sport eau extreme
    TdH
    acqua di gio essenza

    VIW might be a little to much silage, but go light and you should be ok....
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    Re: Decant retailers with normal shipping

    Decantshop (ive used twice and both orders went flawlessly. surrendertochance I have heard high praises for as well. I will be making an order from them sometime in the future as they have some...
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    Poll: Re: Battle Of Summer Fragrances

    ADG is worn by many ADGE is not


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  18. Re: What is the signature men's fragrance of our time (that isn't shit)?

    Tie between ADG and JpG le male


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    Poll: Re: Mugler Cologne V Dior Homme Cologne 2013

    Wait they reformulated something that was released last year? Not sure this would be a reformulation but rather a flanker as Dior Homme is still made and around....
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    Poll: Re: Summer preparations

    Essenza gets my vote as well


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    Re: Dior Homme Eau for Men

    Agreed, we have seen many scents initially get bagged to see them lauded years later for how great they were.


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  22. Sticky: Recently Discontinued/ Due To Be Discontinued Fragrances......???

    If you like it, then I would worst case is that it's not discontinued and you unload the backup via a sale.


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  23. Thread: Decision time!

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    Re: Decision time!

    Both are different IMO and serve different purposes. I have a feeling DHS will "win" the vote. I like both and will be getting both in the near future.


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    Re: My Nephew bought.... Made To Measure

    It was a general statement not necessarily meant towards you ;)

    Why make a post apologizing for him if he liked it? If asked the same I would be honest about the price and my dislike for the...
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    Looking to expand collection...

    Burberry London, Eax des Baux, Versace Eros, Mont Blanc Individuael, Chanel Allure line, Chanel Bleu de Chanel, Histories Des Parfums Amber 114, Dior Homme\Homme Intense, Issey Miake pour homme,...
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    Re: My Nephew bought.... Made To Measure

    This, people get so caught up in the perfum "snobbery" that they forget some people just like different things. While there are a few that have a broader knowledge of what available allowing them to...
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    Re: Best Fragrance Name Ever?

    Sex Panther /thread


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  28. Re: New releases: L’Eau d’Issey Pour Homme Yuzu and Sport Mint

    I think this was mentioned months ago, I've had it on my list to try for a little while now.


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  29. Thread: Pure Malt

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    Re: Pure Malt

    From what I have read the 2013 "creation" is indistinguishable from the old.


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    Re: Fragrances Similar to Bentley Intense for Men?

    Bentley Intense I believe would be Oriental Spicy.....The reason for so few reviews that it is not widely distributed (at least in the US) so there are less people that have tried it. As for similar...
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    Re: My Jean Paul Gaultier. Original or fake ?

    Looks fine, but no one can be 100% since they don't own and don't know for sure where your shop got its bottle from...
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    Re: Gucci Pour Homme .. price gouging ? envy.. rush..

    There have been a few threads on this very subject recently, basically if people pay those prices then that is what they are worth. If people stopped paying those prices then the prices would go...
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    Re: Your Best Steals on Fragrances

    Im with doug, usually the best I get is via coupons on the different sites (21% for Fragrancenet) .....I don't search out deals that often and the TJ Maxx and other discount stores around me don't...
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    Re: Is this a legit place to buy MI?

    What they wre saying was that if you buy from this seller, its a possible toss up, if you buy from fragrancenet you know its legit.....Its really how much is peace of mind worth to you. If your ok...
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    Re: Is this a legit place to buy MI?

    As long as you are OK with a tester (there is nothing wrong with them, just missing normal box and cap usually) then I don't see anything wrong with the seller from a quick glance. Just make sure...
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    Re: Fragrance to wear in your own funeral

    Im not going to get into a back and forth with you...There was a post yesterday that has now been removed, as I said a mod could have also done the removal....Last post on this subject sorry to...
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    Re: Fragrance to wear in your own funeral

    That's because your post was either deleted by you or someone else.......Sorry, but I saw the post that lpp was replying to in this thread, which is why that comment was made.....
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    Re: Would Bentley be a good blind buy?

    Not sure if that's odd, many items we see "markups" from one EDT to and EDP, you could assume that the costs are higher, but unless you know for sure then its just a guess. You would need to know...
  39. Thread: Creed Coffret

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    Re: Creed Coffret

    For those not in the know or collectors this may be good. For those "in the game" I can almost guarantee that they can decants/splits for a better price. They have the top sellers there I would...
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    Re: creamy sophisticated scent for home use

    I would also add the Crystal Flacon to the list...There should be plenty of options between the "local" board and the online choices given...
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    Re: creamy sophisticated scent for home use

    Might want to check out here:
    http://www.basenotes.net/forums/47-United-Kingdom

    If you want to stay within the UK...
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    Re: Le Male was reformulated wasn't it?

    This has been discussed a number of times ;) the general consensus is that it was reformulated years ago....If you want vintage ebay or somewhere similar is your best bet, but you need to be careful...
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    Re: creamy sophisticated scent for home use

    If you tell us where you live, I am sure the members of the forum can suggest a store\website where you could either buy a decant\sample or sample at the counter.....
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    Re: Suggestions and suppliers

    Bleu de Chanel is a classic you can't really go wrong with. Egoiste/Platinum Egoiste are two other choices. I preferred Egoiste on my skin, but will probably pick up both.

    As for decantshop,...
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    Re: Dior Fahrenheit Pure Parfum

    That's what happens when people expect one thing and get something totally different ;) I think people were expecting more of a Parfum version of the original, but at least from initial reports this...
  46. Thread: fake By Man by D&G

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    Re: fake By Man by D&G

    If you have money to burn and feel like knowingly supporting the fake industry them sure. If you care about your selections/collection then no. This should have been a simple answer though.

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    Re: Fragrance that doesn't "scream cologne"

    The One or Bleu de Chanel


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    Re: creamy sophisticated scent for home use

    Egoiste dries down to a creamy scent IMO. You seem to be going off of what other people say rather than what it smells like to you. Setting yourself up for disaster there. I would recommend to sample...
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    Re: What alcohol to use??

    You might want to check out the DIY section of the forums as you'll probably get better responses there :)


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  50. Re: Parfums de Marly Herod, is it worth the Youtube hype?

    You can order samples from First in Fragrance, that's where I got mine from. It took ~2 weeks for my order and that was over the Christmas\New Years Holiday. I would say it wouldn't hurt to sample...
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    Re: Aventus Test: Fake vs Real (Personal Experiment)

    Not sure why someone would do this on purpose, unless they just had money to burn ;) ..... It could be another fragrance in the Aventus bottle, its a never ending cycle, if you know its fake then...
  52. Re: Parfums de Marly Herod, is it worth the Youtube hype?

    I don't get TV out of it personally (maybe the vanilla?), but I was able to sample this and really liked it, Ill be picking up a bottle in the future.
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    Re: Returning cologne to Neimans

    http://www.neimanmarcus.com/assistance/assistance.jsp?itemId=cat33940742

    If its been opened or used looks like your SOL.....You can always try however and see if they allow you to return it.....
    ...
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    Re: Ordered a BUNCH of samples. Will review soon...

    Always best to test out on skin :) paper only give you part of the "story" and sometimes a bad part at that......It will take a little longer, but worth it IMOHO.....
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    Re: Best of the 80s? Best of the 90s? Bah Humbug.

    We live in an hypersensitive world where everyone is trying to avoid being sued for one thing or another ;) Are there people that have adverse reactions to the ingredients being banned, I am sure...
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    Re: Best of the 80s? Best of the 90s? Bah Humbug.

    Really the"best of" threads are living in the past ;) while its great to relive some of these times\memories sometimes we get "stuck" there and don't want to move on....This probably wont be a...
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    Re: Vicktor and Rolf Antidote. I bought several, but are they authentic?

    If you question the shops authentic fragrances why keep buying there? IMO if you are that worried if you are getting authentic fragrances it pays to just get it from somewhere that you know you will...
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    Re: Dior Fahrenheit Pure Parfum

    I keep hearing that F32 has vanilla and I am wondering if FPP has taken a little something from the best sellers and mixed them up (from what I have heard so far there is some vanilla in the FPP....
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    Re: Dior Fahrenheit Pure Parfum

    http://youtu.be/y8Kyi0WNg40

    hehehe

    I ordered a bottle of FA just in case, was planning on getting it for awhile, might order a bottle of F32 as well, that FPP looks interesting and hopefully a...
  60. Re: Which one of these leaves behind the best scent trails?

    Le Male, 1million or EdB IMO would give you the vanilla and "cloud" that you are seeking.


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  61. Thread: What a load of BS

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    Re: What a load of BS

    OP you say you have nothing against Creed, but then make two lengthy posts about how much they are deceiving people via their marketing?

    Hmmmmmmmm


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  62. Thread: Where to start?

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    Re: Where to start?

    Order some samples/decants that you are interested in or curious about. This way you save yourself from buying something you don't like. There are plenty of major sites and people selling almost...
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    Re: better fragrances in summer

    DHI if applied very very lightly might be ok. IMO it may be too "heavy" even for summer nights.


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  64. Thread: A new favorite

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    Re: A new favorite

    Could just be your chemistry, might work well. For me I get good projections and longevity with it. Even when the projection fades, it remains on the skin for hours (last test was ~8-9 hrs)


    Sent...
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    Ordered a BUNCH of samples. Will review soon...

    Decant Shop (I've used the recently with very good results) they are often cheaper than some of the other places as well.

    Surrender to chance is also a good place, they have some hard to find...
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    Re: Best moisturizer to use to increase projection?

    i would Think the only way to help with projection would be to get lotion scented like or close to the fragrance you're wearing. Not sure there is much you can do besides that.


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    Re: Creed Purchase Update (Please Read)

    I believe hes talking about the color of the bottle.......


    Yeah I think ti would be OS copying Joop! rather than the other way around :)
  68. Re: Since I'm trying to branch out I tried Amouage, Montale, and Puredistance

    I would pay less attention to whom the fragrance is marketed towards and more to if you like the fragrance or not. These days fragrance houses are often making unisex and ones that hop from one sex...
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    Re: Niche fragrance testing (samples) PT3 - Choices

    Killian Apple Brandy? Something I am waiting to test myself :)
  70. Re: Job Interview today..what to wear? (or how about nothing ?)

    You really shouldn't wear anything.. if you do though go VERY VERY light....
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    Re: Niche fragrance testing (samples) - pt2

    Hopefully this works for you :)



    I did find one missing
    Montale Chypre Fruite 7.37
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    Re: FragranceX "on hold"

    Looks like something similar happened to someone years ago:
    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/284354-Fragrancex-com-quot-order-on-hold-awaiting-verification-quot

    This seems to be effecting...
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    Re: help me add 1 or 2 fragrances to my collection

    DHI, The One and Fahrenheit.. IMO, those are two tried and tested fragrances that you wont go wrong with. I agree that MiP is more "refined" than DHI, but personally I prefer the dry down of DHI...
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    Re: Niche fragrance testing (samples) - pt2

    No problem, maybe it has to do with the browser you are using (firefox\chrome)? Im using IE here, but I know if you are using things such as Adblock and NoScript they can block the buttons from...
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    Re: Niche fragrance testing (samples) - pt2

    When you "reply with quote" or click the "Reply to thread" youll see a number of "buttons" at the top of the "post window"....Left to right (Switch to WYSIWIG mode, Remove format, Paste as plain...
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    Re: Fake Issey Miyake L'eau D'Issey?

    There are "main stores" that are outside of the US as well (Europe, etc) not just US only ;) FragranceX is much like fragrancenet, they are "grey market" but sell authentic items......
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    Re: Fake Issey Miyake L'eau D'Issey?

    You can always order online from "main" stores (this differs by country and region) or even sometimes directly from the "house" itself....Depending on where you live of course...It may be more...
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    Re: Fake Issey Miyake L'eau D'Issey?

    You are buying from a reputable seller, the answers for your D&G The One thread will be very similar to the ones you will get for this thread....If you feel uneasy about buying online, I would be...
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    Re: Niche fragrance testing (samples) - pt2

    Highlight the fragrance then click the Link button (the one that looks like a globe with the sideways 8), paste the link of the post into there, click "OK" and you should be set.

    For example:
    ...
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    Re: Starter fragrance for an 18 yr. old guy...

    My choice would either be ADG or L'eau d'Issey both are "classics" and cant really go wrong with either......I haven't tried but have heard good things about Nautica Voyage as well....
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    Re: Niche fragrance testing (samples) - pt2

    Great reviews, looking forward to your future insights. One thought, have you thought of linking your reviews to their placement in your list? That way people can easily jump the any of them...
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    Re: What designer frag smells like young money?

    For "young money" is there any better smell than money itself?
    http://www.fragrantica.com/perfume/Liquid-Money/His-Money-11355.html

    /thread :p
  83. Re: How do you buy, store and organize samples of perfume?

    Do you have recommendations on which one(s) to get from say Amazon? Thanks! :)
  84. Re: How do you buy, store and organize samples of perfume?

    Looking for storage for my current and future samples, which bore should I be looking at. Not sure which bore fits to which size atomizer. Thanks for any help you can give me :)
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    Re: Buying creed from fragrancenet?

    Fragrancenet does not sell fakes, what you get will be authentic. If you have a problem with the product then just contact them for resolution.


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    teen fragrance recommendations

    Armani Code, Jpg Le Male, Mont Blanc Individuale, cool water, eau des baux, acqua di gio, Michael Jordan Legend, polo blue.

    If you find something you like it may be good to take a picture or...
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    Re: Yet ANOTHER HORROR story from...

    Use the 21% coupon available for the site and it will probably be cheaper there.


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    Re: I can't decide on a signature fragrance for the life of me, please help

    I think you're getting too influenced by posts you see online. Honestly who cares if the people here or on other forums don't like a certain scent? Its your money and your nose :) If you like...
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    Re: Have/ would you buy off Craigslist?

    Hopefully people realize the OP already went through with the purchase see post #11 ;)
  90. Re: First post! Recommendations based on collection?

    Id second Eau des Baux and Burberry London.

    D&G The One (or its flanker The One Gentleman) would probably work as well.
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    Re: Why do you wear cologne?

    http://youtu.be/Cz3_tY6Ld5I

    Here's Part 2 of a good doc that the BBC did.....Gives some of the reasons people wear cologne\perfume.....
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    Re: Virgin Island Water / juice inside

    not really OT for this thread however one of the discount retailers (fragrancenet is one), decants\splits, or if you find a trusted seller on Ebay would probably be your best bets......
  93. Re: College student need suggestions (Loving the world of fragrances)

    Blind buys can be more expensive than sampling ;)

    If you use samples\decants in small amounts (2-3ml) you should be able to get a number of different fragrances and then make a more informed...
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    Re: Online Purchases and Retail Price Differences

    There is a difference between ordering from something that is shipped and sold by Amazon and buying something off the Amazon Marketplace. If you buy from Amazon or something that is fulfilled by...
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    Re: Tom Ford Noir de Noir or terre de Hermes

    Agree with this advice...Choose which one you like the most and go from there. When you like both there is no "wrong" choice :) Of course from what I have seen TdH can be had for much cheaper than...
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    Re: Yet ANOTHER HORROR story from...

    Check their website they have a number of fragrances that you may not find "in store". YOull have to keep checking for when they have good prices, but now and then they do have sales....
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    Re: Yet ANOTHER HORROR story from...

    Ive ordered a number of times from fragrancenet without any issues. Around the time the OP ordered Aventus I believe there was a major run on it since Walgreens (whom I believe is supplied by...
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    Re: Need an everyday winter frag (CHEAP!)

    JPG Le Male (Safe) or Eau des Baux (slightly less safe, but you probably wont find someone else wearing it). EdB is 52$ shipped directly from l'occitane, but you may be able to find it cheaper...
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    Re: Boss Bottled Flanker Thread

    Looking at BBU it doesn't come out until 2014 so we may have some time before we actually start seeing it. Of course knowing the people around here someone will get their hands on it early ;)
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