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    Re: Versace Eros thoughts and takes?

    Once again I have to disagree with the Basenote snobs lol. I tried this the other day and like it alot. So does my wife and 2 other female coworkers that smelled it on me. It does remind me of One...
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    Re: La Nuit De L'Homme

    Definitely one of my favorites in my collection. I know its supposed to be a "night" scent but I wear it anytime. Always generates positive responses.
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    Re: Best Celebrity Fragrance?

    Havent tried too many celeb fragrances but I agree Unforgivable is probably the best one ive smelled. I really want to try MJ Legend because I love New Haarlem but cant afford it right now.
  4. Re: Help finding a new men's signature fragrance (mid 30s)

    Cant go wrong with Chanel Bleu. Its perfect for what you are looking for. Can wear it all year long, perfect in a office enviroment and well liked by most people. Give YSL another chance when you...
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    Poll: Re: What is the most overrated out of these

    Aventus by a mile. People talk about it here like its the holy grail of fragrances. When I got a sample of it I wasnt blown away. It was just ok IMO. I would never buy a full bottle.
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    Re: What's up with D&G The One?

    Like others have said It smells GREAT but last only about 2 hours on me then disappears. If it lasted and projected longer it would easily be my go to scent.
  7. Re: Millesime Imperial vs. Allure Homme Sport & Bleu de Chanel

    I'd go with Bleu de Chanel. MI is the better overall smell but just doesnt have the staying power to jusitfy the price IMO. Bleu last a long time, its popular with the ladies and cost much less. Like...
  8. Re: What's your maximum amount of sprays on low projecting/lasting fragrances?

    No cologne should be sprayed 20 times. If u have to use 20 sprays just use a different fragrance.
  9. Re: What's your maximum amount of sprays on low projecting/lasting fragrances?

    I'm currently experiencing this with YSL L'homme. An amazing scent but weak compared to others in my collection. I use 6 sprays. 2 on the chest, one on each wrist, 1 on my shirt and 1 on the neck....
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    Poll: Re: YSL L'Homme vs D&G The One vs Armani Code

    1) Scent alone- L'Homme
    2) Longevity- Code
    3) Wearability- L'Homme
    4) Versatility- L'Homme
    5) Overall Best Fragrance -L'Homme
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    Re: Summer vs Winter frags

    +1 this is exactly what I do. If I wear Le male in the summer I'll use 1-2 sprays max. If I wear something light like YSL L'homme in cold weather (which im doing today) I'll spray heavier about 5-6...
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    Re: Chanel Bleu or Allure Homme?

    I own both. Like both very much but prefer Bleu over Allure simply because of the versatility. It can be worn anytime for any occassion and is well liked by most.
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    Re: Bleu de Chanel...what a suprise for me!!

    Its been about 35 degrees in NYC the last few days. I get about 5 hours average.But most of those hours are sitting in a warm office so im not actually out in the cold for that long.
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    Re: Bleu de Chanel...what a suprise for me!!

    I agree, first time I tried it last year i didnt think much of it. Thought it was just ok. Got a sample a few months ago and gave it a good full day wearing. Fell in love with it and is now one of my...
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    Re: Macy's Cologne Preferences

    Bleu de Chanel is definitely worth checking out and longevity is great. Also the new Gucci Guilty Black is pretty nice too.
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    Re: Fragrance for a Job Interview

    I know everyone is saying donít wear anything but I think one or 2 sprays of something light and inoffensive canít hurt. Especially if the interviewer is a female she may like the scent and it may...
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    Re: La Nuit de L'homme - signature scent

    Agreed. Only time I wouldnt wear it is in extreme heat. Otherwise its great any other time.
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    Re: La Nuit de L'homme - signature scent

    Im slowly making this my signature scent, or as close as I can get to a signature scent. I wear it all the time, day or night. From the office, to out at night, doesnt matter. Gotten many compliments...
  19. Re: New here and looking for a summer/spring scent

    L'eau d Issey Pour Homme, perfect warm weather scent. Plus its a proven compliment getter which never hurts.
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    Re: Top five warm weather fragrances

    L'eau di Issey
    Bleu de Chanel
    YSL L'Homme
    Unforgivable
    VIW
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    L'eau d'issey pour homme has been working great for me lately. Havent worn it in months but decided to put it back in the rotation a couple weeks ago. I forgot how great this stuff is. Got a...
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    Re: your top 5 sexiest fragrances

    YSL Nuit
    Le male
    Bleu De Chanel
    One Million
    Sean John Unforgivable (I know its hated on here but women LOVE this stuff)
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    note to self: Buy HUGE bottle of YSL L'Homme
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent get's you the most female complime

    Hmm, i have these 2 but never thought about layering them. I gotta try this. Did you equally spray both or one more than the other?
  25. Re: whats your honest opinion on jean paul le male?

    I love it. Dont wear it that often because its so popular and so many men wear it but when I need something that will last a while and get compliments. This is my go to
  26. Thread: 2013

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    Re: 2013

    I brought enough in 2012 that I dont plan on buying anything for a long time. Unless something comes along that really blows me away. My last 2 purchases were Bleu De Chanel and YSL Nuit are huge...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Out of the ones I own, YSL La Nuit, Le Male and most recently Bleu de Chanel are the top compliment getters.
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    Re: Wondering why Gucci Guilty gets all the love?

    I have Guilty and enjoy it but my wife and any other female I come across absolutely loves this stuff. Thats part of the reason it sells so well. So many women are buying it for the men in their...
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    Re: More sprays = increased projection?

    Yes. This always works for me when I need a little more longevity. When it wears off on my skin it stays for hours longer on my shirt. When people get close they can still smell it.
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    Re: 1 Fragrance you can't live without.

    Le Male
  31. Re: COCONUT - what are your favorite coconut scents for men

    Exactly what he said. I only had a small sample of this but I loved it. Will buy a full bottle hopefully soon.
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    Re: (( attn: Basenoters ))

    As much as I value the opinions on here i know ultimately the choice is up to me. If I like it (and my wife likes it) thats all that matters. I dont care if its hated or praised on here. For example,...
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    Re: Why no love for...

    I like it. I have a few samples but still haven't pulled the trigger on a full bottle yet. I think I will tho in the coming weeks. The times I've wore it I've gotten a couple compliments. Women...
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    Re: Creed or Bond No. 9?

    Only thing stopping me from pulling the trigger on a full bottle of Creed is the longevity. From my own experience and the reviews ive read it only last a few hours. Call me crazy if im gonna spend...
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    Re: Creed or Bond No. 9?

    Well I just came back from the Creed and Bond stores here in NYC. First, I dont get Aventus at all, I dont know if it was a bad batch but I sprayed some on my skin and all I smelled was smoke with...
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    Re: Creed or Bond No. 9?

    Thanks for the advice and thats a great idea. I think I will take a trip to the Bond and Creed stores and see what I can snag. As far as Bond I would really love to try Coney Island, since thats...
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    Re: Creed or Bond No. 9?

    I really want to check out Aventus. Heard alot of good things about it. I heard MI smells alot like SJ Unforgivable which I already have so I may not go that route. So Bond doesn't have any Citrus/...
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    Creed or Bond No. 9?

    I have a modest collection of fragrances (about 10 bottles) all designer either from Sephora or Macys. I got my tax return and figured Id finally invest in upscale niche fragrance. I heard and read...
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    What makes a fragrance boring?

    I hear this word "boring" alot around here when people describe fragrances they dont like. Maybe its because im not a "true" basenoter but i never tried a cologne and said this is boring. I either...
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    Re: Yves Saint Laurent - l'homme Libre

    Tried this today at Sephora. I dont like it and my wife didnt either. Couldnt wait to get it off me. Reminds me alot of Fahrenheit for some reason. L'Homme and La Nuit are way better than this IMO.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    La Nuit De L'homme without a doubt. I dont think its the best in my collection to me but definitely the most complimented along with Le Male and Chanel Allure tied for 2nd place.
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    Re: Dior Fahrenheit 32.

    I own it and love it as well. so does my wife. Been wearing it alot these past couple weeks.
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    Re: New Fragrance: Rocawear Evolution

    I tried this today. I liked it alot. I tested it on my arm, walked around for abt a hour to let it settle in and it smells really good. So much so I bought a bottle right there. Im open when it comes...
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    Re: 'Fresh' fragrances with good projection?

    Nothing beats L'Eau D'Issey in this situation. The best long lasting and projection fresh scent I ever had.
  45. Re: Any scent you loved when you first got it but now cant stand it?

    Agreed about Lacoste Essential. I got this 2 years ago as a gift. Thought it was great and wore the hell out of it. I smelled it recently and cannot figure out why I loved it so much.
  46. Any scent you loved when you first got it but now cant stand it?

    Im experiencing this now with Polo Black. I loved it when I first got it earlier this year. Wore it many times and got many compliments on it. gave it a few months rest and went to wear it again and...
  47. Re: Total embarrasment: Ed Hardy Love and Luck for Men

    I also was very suprised about Love & Luck. I got a sample from Sephora a few weeks ago and didnt really expect to like it so much. Reminds me alot of Unforgivable, which I have so i didnt buy a full...
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    Helo me spend my Macys gift card

    I received a $80 gift card for Macys last week. Since i have enough clothes i figured Id add to my collection of fragrances. What are some frags I should check out, obviously it has to be designer,...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Got 3 compliments in the past 2 days from Issey Miyake. I know its not well liked here due to the popularity but women love it. Funny thing is I live in NYC, you would think I'd smell this everywhere...
  50. Re: Why all the hate for Unforgivable by Sean John?

    This!!! I have nothing against Creed I just refuse to pay that kinda money for a fragrance that barely lasts. If Unforgivable is $60 and MI is $150 and they smell very similar. My choice is easy....
  51. Re: Why all the hate for Unforgivable by Sean John?

    I agree with every word you said. I love the fact there are cheaper alternatives to the way overpriced Creeds. Not every can or wants to spend $200 on a fragrance. Btw I own Unforgivable and love it....
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    Re: What frag should I wear to Vegas?

    I always thought London was a more cold weather fragrance. It's going to be very warm when I go. Looking for something more fresh citrusy maybe. Also with good longevity I don't want to go back to my...
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    What frag should I wear to Vegas?

    My job is sending me to Vegas next month for a week. Im a audio Technician and will be working a conference out there. I will be working during the day and of course enjoying the nightlife when its...
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    Re: What would Randy "Macho Man" Savage wear?

    Something that smells like Slim Jim
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    Re: Top 5 ..........

    No particular order
    1- Cartier Roadster
    2- Ed Hardy Love & Luck
    3- L'Eau D'Issey
    4- Hanae Mori HM
    5- Chanel Allure Homme
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    Sticky: Re: I need a new panty-dropper

    The fact you are using the term "panty dropper" assures me no cologne will help you in this mission.
  57. Re: Your Top 3 Fragrances... If You Never Came Across Basenotes

    Le Male
    Unforgivable
    Burberry Touch
  58. Re: How long do you wait after spraying on your fragrance before you go out?

    I spray right before I walk out the door. I have a 45 minute commute to work so by the time I hit the office its usually nice and settled down by then.
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    Re: Top 5 most overhyped.

    This. Aqua di Gio especially
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Wow im glad to see Issey Miyake L'eau D'Issey is the top compliment getter according to that unofficial tally. Issey, Le Male and believe it or not Unforgivable are the top compliment drawers out of...
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    Re: Bad Creed's Longevity!!

    This is the main reason I never purchased a full bottle of any Creed. Almost every review I read they mention spotty longevity. I bought a decant of Aventus last month and it didnt last very long. I...
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    Re: Hanae Mori HM longevity

    Yea I know everyone skin is different, but I never had any issues with longevity with other scents. Even scents most ppl say fade fast seems to last well on me except this one. My wife can smell it...
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    Hanae Mori HM longevity

    I purchased Hanae Mori EDT the other day from Macys, the scent is beautiful. I love it but it doesnt last long at all. After 2-3 hours its almost completely gone. Ive read some reviews on it and some...
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    Re: Today i bought : April 2011

    Hanae Mori HM. I was in Macys testing other fragrances and the male SA asked if I need any help. I usually dont ask ppl what they are wearing, especially other men but this smelled so good I had to...
  65. Re: Let's talk less about Creed and more about Cartier Declaration.

    I never tried Declaration but Roadster is a one of my favs. Lasts quite and while and is a easy to wear spring/summer frag. Gotten quite a few compliments on it as well.
  66. Looking for something between Unforgivable and Creed MI

    I read many times that Unforgivable is a MI rip off. Ive never smelled MI but I actually enjoy Unforgivable. Only thing is it has terrible longevity. barely 3 hours on me. And my budget wont allow me...
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    Need a sexy scent for a friend

    My friend is going on a date next week with a girl he really likes. It's a first date and wants to make a good impression. The only frag he's ever owned is Le Male. But he wants something different....
  68. Re: Anyone ever had buyers resmorse after a purchase?

    if u were in the states I would take it. My wife LOVES it
  69. Re: Anyone ever had buyers resmorse after a purchase?

    Which ones did u guys regret buying? First one that comes to my mind was 1 Million. When I first tried it thought it was so great. never smelled anything like it. Impulse purchased a bottle right on...
  70. Anyone ever had buyers resmorse after a purchase?

    Have you ever bought a frag that you swore you love and would wear often but regretted it later. or any frag you purchased that you would never buy again?
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    Poll: Re: Guys my summers at ur choice :) Plz Help

    Roadster, only because thats the one one out the list im familiar with lol
  72. Re: Help me understand the hype about Millesime Imperial

    Is it true that Sean John Unforgivable smells similar to MI? I have Unforgivable but never smelled MI so im trying to get a understanding of what this smells like.
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    Re: Wow, what happened to all Creed prices!

    Yup, I would never buy a fragrance from ebay. Never know what you're getting.
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    Re: Paco Rabanne - One Million... Underrated!

    I fell into the hype and purchased this last fall. I do like the scent but like others have said its a little too sweet and the bubblegum dry down I dont care for. I still wear it every now and then...
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    Re: Still looking for THE scent

    Is Dior Homme Intense similar to Dior Homme? I ask because I tried a sample of Dior Homme and I liked it, but not enough to buy a full bottle.
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    Still looking for THE scent

    I have a very modest collection compared to most of you, but I keep buying new ones every couple months looking for that one, u know that one where I'll be like "this is it, I dont need anything else...
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    Re: polo black or armani code?

    I love Polo Black. Gotten quite a few compliments when ive worn it. Sweet smell, good sillage and last a while on my skin. Ive tried AC but like others have said its too weak for me, even tho it does...
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    Re: No love for Cartier Roadster?

    Completely agree. Smells like it can be worn in a formal or casual setting. Longevity is good on me too, I get at least 6 hours on my skin and even longer on my clothes. Great Spring scent IMO
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    No love for Cartier Roadster?

    I got a sample of this last week and I liked it alot. not only that but I've received many compliments on it. my wife, sister, and a few co-workers all told me that it smells very nice. Just...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, March 16, 2011

    Polo Black. since I have on all black today I thought it was appropriate.
  81. Re: Suggestions for a summer/hot weather fragrance

    Agreed. L'eau D'issey is a great choice for the spring/summer.
  82. Re: Why do I feel like I'm still looking for that one, elusive fragrance?

    When my wife caught me flirting with my new busty co worker I told her I was just sampling and variety was the spice of life. She didn't buy it :-)
  83. Re: My wifes take on A* Men. Funniest thing I ever heard

    LOL. I liked it but I can easily see how someone can hate it, like she did. There really is no middle with this one. Either love or hate.
  84. Thread: 1 Million

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    Re: 1 Million

    This. I very much enjoy the scent and ive gotten plenty of compliments on it but its not a everyday frag. I use it if im hanging out with friends on the weekend or if me and my wife have something...
  85. My wifes take on A* Men. Funniest thing I ever heard

    After reading the great reviews on BN about A*Men I decided to go to the store to try it out. Took my wife with me for her opinion. I thought the smell was rather pleasant but her reaction, and I...
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    Re: Aventus - It is not all that

    Got my sample yesterday. I like it, gave it a full wear today. Longevity is average, about 4-6 hours on me. My wife likes it, and she is notoriously picky when it comes to cologne I wear. Too...
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    Re: Aventus - It is not all that

    I ordered a sample last week based on the good reviews Ive read here. Should be delivered tomorrow. Hope it lives up to the hype (for me)
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    Re: Sean Jean Unforgivable: misunderstood frag

    I acutally like Unforgivable. I've had it in my collection for a while now even tho I havent worn it in a long time. It is underrated IMO and people easily toss it in with the other crappy celebrity...
  89. Re: Sillage monsters and sillage wimps. Best and worst.

    Monsters- Le Male, Unforgivable, L'Deau D'Issey, 1 Million, YSL L'Homme
    Weak- D&G The One, which is a shame because I love the smell but no one but me can tell im wearing it
  90. Re: Is there a frag that we all (or most) can agree on that smells great?

    I know there had to be places in NYC that sells it I just didnt know any off hand. im somewhat new to the fragrance world and never been to any of the high end stores to look. All of my cologne...
  91. Re: Help me choose which two of the following 4 scents to buy

    Le Male and L'EAU D'ISSEY. Cant go wrong with these 2. Both smell great and ladies love them.
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    Re: What are some good masculine florals?

    +1 for Kenzo Power and L'Deau I'ssey. Great masculine floral scents
  93. Re: Hey guys, newbie here. got a couple questions for ya

    I purchased Burburry London abt a hour ago after using the sample. Its a nice scent but I think I may return it. I dont want to spend money on something thats just ok. something that I will probably...
  94. Re: Is there a frag that we all (or most) can agree on that smells great?

    Definitely check it out. I always wear it when I want to make a impression. Never fails to get a compliment. I know some say its overrated but ive had nothing but positive experiences with...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    L'eau de Issey & YSL La Nuit De L'homme get the most reaction from my collection. The Issey because it has such a fresh clean smell and the La Nuit because its very warm and seductive. They say its...
  96. Re: Is there a frag that we all (or most) can agree on that smells great?

    haha I have 2 kids I know exactly what you mean.

    For the record I havent met a woman yet that didnt like YSL L'Nuit or JPG Le Male. Both get tremendous compliments across the board when I wear it.
  97. Re: Is there a frag that we all (or most) can agree on that smells great?

    Thanks. I'll check it out
  98. Re: Is there a frag that we all (or most) can agree on that smells great?

    I would love to check out GIT but i dont know of any stores here in NYC that sell it. I need to test it first. Its too expensive to blind buy.
  99. Re: Is there a frag that we all (or most) can agree on that smells great?

    yea I know its impossible for a scent for EVERYBODY to 100% agree on. I mean is there something that most ppl find attractive. at least a 85% approval rate
  100. Is there a frag that we all (or most) can agree on that smells great?

    Since we are all individuals with different styles, tastes, etc there are always conflicting reviews for colognes (or anything for that matter). 2 reviews will say its the greatest thing ever and the...
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