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  1. Re: the scent which really puts a spell on people!

    Salvador Dali Pour Homme
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, September 21, 2012

    http://www.aurafragrancesofparis.com/ProductImages/newmen2/Thumb_burberry1.jpg
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    Re: "Female" fragrances that arnt too feminine for men.

    Add to this list "Any fragrance the man enjoys and feels confident wearing." :wink:
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    Re: I'm done with AdK.

    A singular bad batch is no more a sign of "no quality control" than a single needed repair on a car is a sign of "no quality control" in the automotive industry.
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    Re: I'm done with AdK.

    Remember that many fragrances change their characteristics as they age; it could well be that the Frankincense note you detect prominently in your vintage AdK is a result of the aging process, not a...
  6. Re: Your latest fragrance comment by others; positive or negative

    "I thought you didn't like vanilla fragrances" - Burberry Brit
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    Re: Worst cologne you've ever smelled???????????

    Canoe. I recognize it probably smells fine on other folks, but it's positively rancid mold on my skin. I'd rather smell like cat urine, frankly.
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    Re: The most fleeting cologne of all...

    Bvlgari Blve
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    I like Axe Cool Metal

    . . . but it has predictably horrible sillage and longevity. Is there a cologne that captures a similar "metallic menthol" vibe?
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    Re: What is your favorite fragrance of all time

    blew me away? Coco Chanel.

    Favorite for me? Xeryus
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    Re: "Must" have designers in (any) wardrobe

    Add:
    Bvlgari Black
    Burberry London
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    Re: Sephora Doesn't Carry Xeryus?

    "This one is very common at the mall discounters: Perfume Source, Perfumania, Luxury Perfumes, etc." I'm glad you're able to find it readily in your part of the US; it's not shown itself at the...
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    Sephora Doesn't Carry Xeryus?

    Finally got to a Sephora, since there isn't one in my little podunk town, and they didn't have Xeryus. Not only that, the salesman wasn't familiar with it except by name, so couldn't readily point...
  14. Re: The worst you ever tried, straight to the point.

    Canoe.
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    Re: Just hypothetically...

    With apologies to Yogi Berra:

    Nobody buys it; it's too common.
  16. Re: What are your top under $30 Best kept fragrances ?

    I think McGraw Southern Blend is all right, and can be had at that price range.
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    Re: Body Chemistry

    Back when everyone I knew was enamored of Drakkar Noir, I tried it out. What smelled sweet and spicy on them smelled like rancid butter on me.
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    Re: I picture X wearing Y ...

    I picture Tom Cruise wearing Insania. http://streetknowledge.files.wordpress.com/2008/04/oprah-tom-cruise.jpg
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    Re: Humidor room - perfume

    Here's a slightly older thread discussing the humidor cologne idea.
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    Re: Layering Black Aoud and Dark Aoud

    Fragrantica's search engine returns more than 40 hits for "sandalwood, rose, agarwood (Aoud)". Consider Dark Rose, if you like Czech and Speake's work. It's marketed to women, but that only matters...
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    Re: Modern bohemian-type fragrances

    Dunhill Edition.
  22. Re: just for fun - what's your most hated fragrance

    Canoe. Just awful.
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    Re: What fragrances did you wear as an adolescent?

    Chaps was my first cologne - a gift from my godfather. Judging by the responses so far, I was in rarefied company - and I can't blame you guys for that. Heh.
  24. Re: Anyone know of a cologne that pairs well with the scent of clove cigarettes?

    +1 Dunhill Edition.
  25. Thread: Name the note

    by Ar Aitch
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    Re: Name the note

    Jasmine: Tsar, Xeryus, A La Nuit, Chrome, Salvador. . . .
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    Re: What is your car scent?

    Don't own a car, but Rive Gauche would be my first choice if I did.
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    Re: Most unique frags?

    +1 Fahrenheit.
    Salvador Dali PH.
    Most of the CB I Hate Perfume line is not similar to offerings from any other house.
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    Re: What cologne would the devil wear?

    Sartorial by day, Salvador Dali PH by night.
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    Re: The word "fougere"...?

    Aquatics are easy, but at the same time, they aren't. I've seen Xeryus classified as a fougere, and as an aquatic, for example. Ditto Boss by Hugo Boss. I can't recall other examples of an...
  30. Re: Here is my (very small) fragrance collection...help me add to it

    Bvlgari Black
    Egoiste
  31. Re: Think Lord Of The Rings :) Scents that remind you of middle earth

    Cumming - with its notes of pine, mud, peat, and leather - seems a good fit here.
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    Re: Buying for others

    hednic is a wise man.
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    Re: Which Cologne from TJ Maxx/Marshall?

    Dunhill
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    Re: Just For Fun: Fragrance Comments

    First time I tried Drakkar Noir - Dude, I think your cologne's expiration date hit, like, last year.
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    Re: The best bottle designs

    http://dybeulj0jdhd2.cloudfront.net/lines/images/10005043/old_line_page/SAL25M.jpg?1271438163
  36. Re: what is the best frag that comes in a black bottle?

    Onyx Azzaro
  37. Re: Please help me choose the better quality fragrances!

    TdH and Antidote.
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    Common notes in your fragrances?

    The more I educate myself about scents, the more I find that the ones I like have a common set of notes. In my case, tarragon, jasmine, and leather figure in all the colognes I've liked to date -...
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    Re: what frag gives you the creeps?

    http://www.basenotes.net/photos/st/26132401.jpgAB by Blood
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    Re: what are your favorite mossy fragrances?

    Xeryus has a big moss presence after its initial grapefruit/bergamot notes, I find.
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    Re: Celebrity Colognes/Fragrances

    I rather like Michael Jordan - Legend, though it's got a bit too much patchouli for my normal tastes.
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    Re: 1st ever scent and at what age ?

    Chaps (original), around age 11 or so, as a gift from my godfather. I've been drawn to Jasmine/Bergamot combos ever since - almost 30 years and counting.
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    Le Male vs Declaration

    Which do you prefer of these scents? Both combine artemesia, orange, and cedar notes with bergamot, either in the fore or in the drydown.
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    Re: [Male] Fougere Without Vanilla?

    The pyramid on site lists "tonka bean" as a base note for Paco Rabanne PH. Is the pyramid out of date or in error?
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    [Male] Fougere Without Vanilla?

    What colognes would you recommend for someone like me, who likes the fern, oakmoss, and lavender notes without the sweet from vanilla or tonka bean?
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    Re: Am I doing something wrong

    The other thing not yet mentioned is that the soaps, deodorants, and laundry detergents you use will complicate the scent you choose.
  47. Thread: Xeryus Rouge

    by Ar Aitch
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    Re: Xeryus Rouge

    For my taste, XR is too sweet, both in initial spray and in dry-down. The original Xeryus is my personal favorite, so it may suffer from the comparison in my case. Given that you like it, though,...
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    Re: Givenchy Xeryus.

    Hell Yes!
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    Re: Most Offensive Fragrance

    CANOE

    I know I'm in the minority on this one, but I find it aptly named, reminiscent of the stagnant water left in the bottom of a boat during the long winter months in storage.
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    Re: Recommendations for male fragrance?

    To my sensibilities, they're both woodsy scents with citrus finishes that do not stray heavily into floral notes, excepting the lavender hints in Xeryus - hints that seem stronger to my nose in the...
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    Recommendations for male fragrance?

    My go-to fragrance of choice for many years has been Xeryus, but that's increasingly difficult to find anywhere nearby, as the retailers push newer scents from Givenchy when they carry them at all. ...
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