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    Re: The "I don't get it" thread

    That's so funny. :) love it.
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    Re: The "I don't get it" thread

    Spot on.
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    Re: The "I don't get it" thread

    Agreed
  4. Re: anyone else disappointed with Green Irish Tweed?

    GIT was one of my biggest disappointments. It smells like cat pee on me and no woman I've ever asked to smell my sample has like it. Not one.
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    Re: Burberry London for Men - a keeper or not?

    Vv is like London's wishy washy cousin. Can't quite make its mind up and never lasts the course... ;-)
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    Re: Fragrance houses you generally dislike

    Lol! That must be where I'm going wrong: incompatible fetishes!
  7. Re: Internet Shopping Addiction / Fragrance Collectors

    Love Internet shopping and love Fragrance .... It's a very dangerous combination that quickly gets out of hand. But what can I do? It's too late for me. Some of you younger folk might still be...
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    Re: Creed Aventus: An Acquired Taste?

    I can't abide Aventus or GIT. I wanted to love them but my nose insists on telling me they are vile. Thankfully my partner's nose feels the same.
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    Re: Fragrance houses you generally dislike

    Oddly enough I can never work my way around the sweaty gym socks accord in Creed frags either.....
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    Re: YSL Rive Gauche Pour Homme Initial Review

    I love Rive Gauche Homme, it's masculine and downright fab. Powdery? I cant stand Powdery and certainly can't smell it in RG. Different strokes and all that.
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    Re: When are my sons old enough?

    When I was a child my Dad wore Aramis whenever he went out in the evening. His preparations and the smell of him seemed exciting and oh so grown up. I wanted to be just like him and smell just like...
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    Re: Does Prada pour Homme smell a bit girly?

    Thanks Tone. I really must research these things more carefully before buying on eBay.
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    Re: Does Prada pour Homme smell a bit girly?

    Sigh..... Another 12 bites the dust.... Now given with a glad heart to my mum who is made up with it.
    It's a relief really, I smelled it and just thought "... I can't go here" :)
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    Does Prada pour Homme smell a bit girly?

    I bought this hardly used bottle for very little money and it does smell great.... But just as though it's a formulation aimed at women (to my nose) have I got the correct version or is my notion...
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    Re: Pick 3 from Chanel

    Interesting.....
    Bleu
    Blanche
    Egoiste.
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    Re: Sample Service in the UK

    I bought a couple of samples off you on eBay and did wonder where your listing went. I would also like to see a site selling tester bottles as these have always been great value in the UK. But eBay...
  17. Re: The 1980s were THE most important for male fragrance

    Funniest post this year! :)
  18. Re: I can not stop buying fragrances so I am thinking about selling my collection!

    Get rid of the lot. You'll be surprised at just how free you feel. Compulsive buying isn't a pleasure anymore, it a burden. Give yourself space to think by selling the entire collection. It's...
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    Re: King of Shaves Azor Advanced Shaving Gel

    Not at all. I'm strictly a brush and cream man. How does it compare?
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    Re: Carbone de Balmain - opinions please...

    Don't let it stop you recommending stuff for me Hednic. I don't regret the purchase for a second. It's all part of the fun. :)
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    Re: Carbone de Balmain - opinions please...

    Fun, unusual and inexpensive. You certainly get the carbon! . Sadly, it doesn't last on me....
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VI

    I have a really bad feeling I'm going to get the booby prize here......


    http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/11/23/agasamuj.jpg
  23. Re: New Clive Christian No 1 Imperial Coronation Parfum For Men (Purple Ribbon)

    You contribute such a lot here and have been generous in your recommendations to me that I sincerely hope you enjoy every last drop.
  24. Re: New Clive Christian No 1 Imperial Coronation Parfum For Men (Purple Ribbon)

    And will you use it or store it as an investment. Does it smell like four figures? Any similarity to anything we might have smelt? I'm curious is all. :)
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    Re: Golden Boy: does this look real?

    Hi, it a weak tobacco/vanilla kinda thing. Spray as much as you like: it's gone in a flash.
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    Re: Golden Boy: does this look real?

    Yep. That's the one. As soon as you see the box you know you are screwed. The printing isn't even straight.
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    Re: Golden Boy: does this look real?

    It was Golden Boy by Dueto I was looking for. It never occurred to me to check the packaging image on the net.... Duh! I would also have seen that twenty euros was silly cheap too. You live and...
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    Re: THALLIUM by Jacques Evard - Experiences?

    Dammit! So that's what's gone wrong for me. I thought it was just impending middle age!
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    Re: Golden Boy: does this look real?

    Sigh......... Thank you everyone. I knew it as soon as I opened the box....... Ripped off again. Sadly my German was not good enough to see the various get outs...... On the eBay listing. It was...
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    Golden Boy: does this look real?

    Hi boys,
    This just arrived from Germany. Does this packaging look authentic to you?

    http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/11/19/dugyvaty.jpg
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, November 16, 2013

    Morning all. Code ultimate which sounds more impressive than it is: just like me! :)
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    Re: What to expect from T.M. B*Men?

    It's good. Very masculine. Get it.
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    Re: Tuck the polo shirt in??

    Get polo shirts that are well cut to cling to your waistline. It's a good compromise. Nothing worse than a baggy waist.
  34. Thread: DHV clothing

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    Re: DHV clothing

    Yea.... But don't lock yourself into a perceived style. Change is good. Spend a bit of time establishing in your mind the fit and fabrics that really work for you. Some things might look good in...
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    Re: good look or not... ripped jeans on men

    Ripped jeans are good for showing a bit of toned flesh. If you've got it there's nothing wrong with a hint of what's under your clothes. Just be aware of where the limits of good taste lie.
    I...
  36. Re: My Baby loves Chanel Coco Noir...... But where to next?

    Ooh! The Chanel no. 5 Initial has caught my eye: thank you RP.
    Hi Xscent, I already own the NR for men and although I admire it I don't often wear it as it seems to wear me rather than work with...
  37. Re: My Baby loves Chanel Coco Noir...... But where to next?

    Hi Kumquat, Hi Xscent........ So far I have Shalimar Initial in the bag, this will be followed very soon by Narciso . Yet to find others you have all been good enough to suggest. I'm keeping...
  38. Re: My Baby loves Chanel Coco Noir...... But where to next?

    Hi Kumquat,
    I rarely get time to shop so I use Ebay etc a lot. Thank you for your kind remarks: I'm making an effort and hoping to please her. It also suits me that she smells, as well as looks,...
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    Re: French or English pronunciation?

    While those of us who speak English as a first language shouldn't worry too much about French pronunciation I don't think there's anything wrong with making an effort and having a go. It's part of...
  40. Re: My Baby loves Chanel Coco Noir...... But where to next?

    HI Evangeline, Aren't you all being lovely to me? I feel spoiled... and I know you all smell great too. I like it here. Very much. :)
    The Shalimar Initial thing strikes a real chord with me as I...
  41. Re: My Baby loves Chanel Coco Noir...... But where to next?

    Hi xscent, Thank you for your suggestions and your kindness. The Shalimar thing has struck a chord as I smelt Shalimar Initial only the other day and was very impressed. Looks like a short list is...
  42. Re: My Baby loves Chanel Coco Noir...... But where to next?

    Hi RP. Thank you so much for your suggestions which I will be looking into. I think you've already intuited a some of my objectives here :) I guess I should have said that the slightly dark...
  43. Re: My Baby loves Chanel Coco Noir...... But where to next?

    Hi, thank you for taking an interest. She's a complicated but very sweet woman and I find Coco Noir reflects that. Yes it's the sweetness and sophistication of Noir that pleases her and enchants...
  44. My Baby loves Chanel Coco Noir...... But where to next?

    Hi Ladies,
    Please help me if you can. My Gorgeous Lover adores the Coco Noir I bought for her and little wonder, its smells stunning on her skin. I'd like to build on this success with something...
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    Thank you boys for this informative discussion. ...

    Thank you boys for this informative discussion. I had the original Tsarwhich was striking and sophisticated, while very masculine, and then bought the stuff in the clear, green bottle which was...
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    Just bought 30ml off eBay. Thanks for the...

    Just bought 30ml off eBay. Thanks for the reminder everyone. I had forgotten just how good London is/was.
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    I'm a big fan of this Frag. Nothing else brings...

    I'm a big fan of this Frag. Nothing else brings back memories of my dear old Gran quite as effectively. It's just like opening her wardrobe door.....
    Thank goodness I got a sample before I...
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    No way! That's the end of that product for...

    No way! That's the end of that product for me.... I don't care for Julian's taste in eye make up either. :screwy:
  49. Re: I've Never Listened To A Single Word by A Sales Associate

    and don't we all love to have things simplified for us by those who are above us. I'm feeling kinda sympathetic towards the Chinese taxi driver right now.
  50. Re: I've Never Listened To A Single Word by A Sales Associate

    Yea and no one likes a wise ass. No one at all. :)
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    Re: What made you go for a 200ml or 400ml bottle?

    200ml? Goodness that's a lot of one frag to get through. I'd much rather have 4 (differing )50ml bottles even though it would be more expensive
  52. Re: If you end up in hell, which fragrance will the devil make you wear for all eternity as punishme

    Great Idea for a thread...... truly Evil!!

    Kouros, Joop! GIT and Acqua di Gio on constant rotation would certainly be hellish for me.

    If I have to chose one then make it GIT...... to smell like...
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    Re: ANYONE EVERY TRIED Molecule 01

    Ok, well I'll try this tomorrow and see what result I get. But right now I feel more than a little ripped off. Frequently wrong though so lets see.
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    My bottle arrived yesterday and this is utter...

    My bottle arrived yesterday and this is utter rubbish. Hardly smells of anything. As was said earlier in this thread - wave goodbye to your money if you buy this very, very poor product.
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    Scratching my head here ( As well as feeling...

    Scratching my head here ( As well as feeling foolish) :rolleyes:

    I wonder what I'm smelling then? :confused:

    I've got a lot to learn.... And you should see the size of my nose! Ah well, it's...
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    Colonia Intensa imo. Every time I smell it I can...

    Colonia Intensa imo. Every time I smell it I can almost feel the heat of the jasmine. Nice masculine base too.

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  57. Thread: Thank you boys

    by dazhel
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    Thanks again gents, I'm beginning to feel...

    Thanks again gents,
    I'm beginning to feel nicely at home. Think I'll stay for a spell. :thumbup::):cool:
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    Got some on its way to me. Should be fun.... ...

    Got some on its way to me. Should be fun.... We'll see.
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    M7 fresh lasts forever on me. It's still around...

    M7 fresh lasts forever on me. It's still around next morning in the shower.
    Don't like the granny's knickers powder in m7. :rolleyes:

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  60. Thread: Thank you boys

    by dazhel
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    Thank you boys

    Thanks boys!

    Thank you for directing me towards Pure Havane and Pure Malt and Tom Ford Extreme and Grey Vetiver all of which I've just aquired and am enjoying hugely.

    Thanks also for reminding...
  61. Aramis 900. Went and bought it.... Now makes me...

    Aramis 900. Went and bought it.... Now makes me feel oddly nauseous.
  62. GIT. Hate the smell of cat pee. Sent from my...

    GIT. Hate the smell of cat pee.

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    For me they both smell like cat pee so it's just a matter of strength.......
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    I've used the simple range for twenty odd years...

    I've used the simple range for twenty odd years now. As they say: " not scented, not coloured, just kind."
    Suits my sensitive skin and doesn't compete with my Frag.

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    Gucci or Armani.

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    Love B men, it lasts for a whole day on me and...

    Love B men, it lasts for a whole day on me and contrives to smell so masculine and sexy.
    Half way through a bottle with a bottle in hand. My ladies love it. ;)
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    Thank you brother, you've saved me typing my own...

    Thank you brother, you've saved me typing my own list. Were we separated at birth? :D
  68. I used to love buying testers but you just can't...

    I used to love buying testers but you just can't buy them easily in the UK anymore and certainly not on Ebay.

    ......
    Miss you testers...... :mad:
  69. Terre D'Hermes Polo Modern reserve Tuscan...

    Terre D'Hermes
    Polo Modern reserve
    Tuscan Leather.

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    My Grandad wore Old spice, Tabac and later...

    My Grandad wore Old spice, Tabac and later Aramis. He had a clean soapy smell to him that sometimes I think I can still detect.... I miss him so much.
    My Nan ( grandmother) wore 4711 or French...
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    Re: Dilemma: help me out guys!

    Thanks for the perspective guys, yes there are worse things, yes I need to be a man..... but it does stink!
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    Dilemma: help me out guys!

    My lovely girl friend knows of my interest in decent frags and has bought me a frag as a gift ( God bless her!). When we meet she always wears one of the frags I've bought for her and its much...
  73. Re: The EdT Splash and the decline of men's frags

    No Way! men with hands reeking of EDT is so last generation...... Your Dad, your uncle....
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    Re: Monsieur Balmain: good in so many ways

    Thankyou Jardanel. I couldnt have put it better.
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    Re: Monsieur Balmain: good in so many ways

    Hi 3xasif,
    Your other half doesnt wear cologne!! What none?! how does he live?;)


    :confused:
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    Monsieur Balmain: good in so many ways

    Im always suprised at the amount of times the new Monsieur Balmain suits my mood. Off to a meeting? Monsieur Balmain leaves me smelling fresh and clean. Feeling down? Monsieur Balmain 's hint of...
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    Re: Different strokes

    It's different strokes for different folks. But I'm always amazed at the sheer difference between us.

    Git's dry down reminded me slightly of baby urine.... odd I know.

    Darren
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    Different strokes

    I've had a couple of very different samples this week: NARCISO RODRIGUEZ fo Him and Green Irish Tweed.

    I was most excited about the GIT - it's rare and expensive in the UK. Thank goodness I...
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    Re: Where do most of you buy your fragrances?

    Ebay! convenient, cheap and mostly reliable.
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    Re: S o t D - Saturday, 25 July, 2009

    Thierry Mugler Bmen
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    Re: S o T D [ Saturday, July 18 '09 ]

    Polo Modern Reserve.

    Didnt like it first time I smelled it. Now it's grown on me so much I've had to wear it every day for two weeks - which is utterly unknown.
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    Re: S o t D, Tuesday, 26 May 09

    Monsieur Balmain. The revised 'modern' one. Charming and fresh ( like me!)
  83. Re: Who is wearing azzaro chrome for this summer 09?

    I think very young men are right to stick to CK et al. I found it hard to carry off richer, heavier frags at that age too.

    You dont want to look as though you borrow your dad's stuff now do you?
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    Re: Favourite reviewers

    Sir Slarty for me. Tells it like it is.
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    Re: and so to bed....

    My partner helen wore white musk when we met 16 years ago. I would love it if she wore it in bed as it evokes memories of such happy ,sexy(!) times.

    Do any of you have similar attachements to your...
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    Re: S o t D - Friday 22 May 2009

    Nothing 'cos I'm sulking....
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    Re: and so to bed....

    Thanks guys,

    Its good to know it's not just me. It is the warm of the Aqua de Parma products that has tempted me to wear them late.

    I wash up, brush my teeth and them apply the frag....Mmmmm...
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    and so to bed....

    I recently bought a couple of Acqua Di Parma Blu Mediterraneo energising cream products and wear them to bed - my woman appears quite pleased.

    Is this common amongst the basenotes men? What do you...
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    Re: Your favorite fragrance (for men) of Burberry

    London is superb. Wore it today - loved it.
  90. Thread: Room 101

    by dazhel
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    Re: Room 101

    Paco Rabbane. Back to the Seventies. Please dont make me! Please!!!!
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    Re: S o t D, Thursday, 21st May 2009

    Burberry London.

    Many thanks for a great review by Sir Slarty
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    Re: Best Cheapo/Drugstore scents

    Personally I'm always amazed what you can get on ebay for not many dollars/pounds/euros. Surely there's no need to go down the Lynx route?
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