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    Re: First Fragrance

    Obsession for men. This was my first "real" fragrance and is still the best. Seriously, forget the mass useage, forget the calvin klien nameplate, forget your aquired taste for the high priced...
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    Re: No.5 for men?

    I think Green Irish Tweed has to be thrown in this argument somewhere. I also like the Original Polo JohnCase mentioned. I'm relatively new to the fragrance world and have never heard of Eau...
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    Re: House of Aramis

    Thanks for the compliment nearfantastica. Your music comparison parallels nicely. It’s funny how backlash is one of the highest milestones to achieve in this culture. Nothing says you made it more...
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    Re: House of Aramis

    I thought the same thing. But the difference between Aramis and CK is that while Aramis might get ignored, CK tends to get beat up on these boards. I don’t think it’s deserved either, because in ...
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    Re: A funny cologne story for baseball fans

    Big Papi is a DH, not a pitcher.
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    Re: Obsession = lighter version of Kouros?

    Isn't musk animal based? Somebody also said civet is used. I percieve the animal note when over applied, maybe it's just me.
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    Re: Obsession = lighter version of Kouros?

    Obsession is also a volatile fragrance depending on how much you apply. For some reason when you apply too much of this one the musky animalistic notes hit your beak like a Randy Johnson fastball. ...
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    Re: Dogs and Cologne

    Adrian, I know I singled out your quote, but I was just shouting back at the general tone so many seem to be taking towards my act. People have been putting it on par with cruelty and I don't even...
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    Re: Dogs and Cologne

    While he has never sprayed me with a pile of excrement, he did take a dump on my mom's bed a few months back. That's gotta count for something, right?

    Would you listen to yourself, you make it...
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    Re: Dogs and Cologne

    Animal cruelty? Give me a fucking break. I gave the dog one spritz and the pup didn’t even blink. Dogs have a hyped up sense of hearing too, so I guess we shouldn’t listen to heavy metal music...
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    Re: A scent for an addictive personality

    I agree that such a person wouldn’t see a need for a scent milamber, but if the person were to wear one it would be for a laugh. Outgoing addictive personalities tend to be comics and we gravitate...
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    Re: The Samples Route

    I'm not necessarily talking about buying samples just to "try a fragrance out." I'm talking about it as a way of owning the fragrance, by buying several samples of the same scent.

    There was a...
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    Re: Why Do You Like Terre D'Hermes?

    Sorry for getting off topic here, but milamber brought up his distaste in L'Instant and I just wanted to second his opinion. Is L'Instant another one that has people widely divided? I was under the...
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    Re: A scent for an addictive personality

    Joop! Come on, these people are all about being over the top.
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    The Samples Route

    Does anyone here buy samples for regular use? I’m talking about buying several samples of one fragrance, as opposed to buying an entire bottle. I’m considering this route for some high priced niche...
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    Dogs and Cologne

    Anyone here ever spray their dog down with some of the good stuff? I just gave my pug dog, Arnie, a couple of shots of Rive Gauche, and I have to say the little guy wears it well. We had bought him...
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    Re: Creed Baie de Genievre

    I think I'll get my mom a paintball gun for her next birthday and if she doesn't like it, HOORAY for me!
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    Re: I'm falling in love with Drakkar Noir!

    Connotations aside, this is a terrific scent; but don’t kid yourself perfectfeet, anything with Dale Jr’s face along side it is still popular.
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    Re: What has made you the most nauseated?

    I don't know why but L'Instant by Guerlain makes me ill. People have wrote that this one is unoffensive and instantly accessible, but I literally got sick after wearing this.
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    Re: Creed Baie de Genievre

    I've seen this advertised as unisex too and that just completely throws me. To me this one makes most masculine scents seem like little girls perfume. How do you pronounce this stuff anyway. Bay...
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    Re: Obsession anyone?

    I got it for my mom about 6 years ago for Christmas and she has worn it ever since. I think it smells great and I love the male version too. The stuff lasts forever and I read somewhere that...
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    Re: Allure, Allure Sport, Romance

    Its not the vetiver, becasue I love both Original Vetiver (Creed) and Gendarme V. I've also enjoyed scents far woodier than these. I usually don't do sweet scents like these, so I am thinking it is...
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    Allure, Allure Sport, Romance

    Is there some common chemical in these three scents. Because all three turn into Off! bug spray on me within a few hours. I three scents seem to have some commonalities, so I figured maybe there is...
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    Re: Dropped Bottle

    I live in an aparment with hard tile floors and thats what keeps me thinking about it, because I know if I dropped one it would be a goner. Its comforting knowing that the smell didn't stay around...
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    Re: Tried Rive Gauche and Kouros today...

    That's a good theory Scentemental, but I subscribe to a simpler one. The problem with your theory is that urinal cakes don't smell like piss, by design they are intended to cover the smell of piss. ...
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    Dropped Bottle

    I have yet for it to happen to me, but as clumsy as I am, I always think about dropping a bottle of frag and seeing it shatter on the floor. Surely this has happened to someone around here. I’m...
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    Re: Hearing Scents,Smelling Music

    [QUOTE=pesurf]People that ingest various indole molecules (LSD, mushrooms(psilocin and psilocybin), mescaline) readily report this (synesthesia) happening!

    Jimi Hendrix was said to describe sounds...
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    Re: Recommendations for a work cologne

    This one kind of goes against the grain of your “aqua/fruit/grass/clean/soap” preference, but I’d have to say Creed’s Baie de Genievre (how is this stuff pronounced?) is the perfect work cologne. ...
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    Re: Legit Compliments

    I don't hold it against you DustB, I knew I was treading thin water with the gay stereotype comment. Anyway, this one probably has ran its course.
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    Re: Gendarme Question

    The Gendarme V is tinged, but I thought the original was clear. I think I read on the Gendarme website that if the juice is yellow, its gone stale. Where did you buy the fragrance?
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    Re: Legit Compliments

    "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy" was built on this premise.
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    Re: Legit Compliments

    Good luck luring those women with your Italian Shoes. The shoes may make them gush and tingle, but BELIEVE ME; they'll assume you're gay! It’s an embedded stereotype in our culture, men into high...
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    Re: Legit Compliments

    Just to clarify my last comment, I'm an American (US). That's the culture I was referrring to. That was probably obvious from my statment.
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    Re: Legit Compliments

    Sorry if I am coming off as "ungentlemanly" Rockford, but I was just backing up my original statement that you challenged. You're entitled to your opinion and I can disagree. Sorry if I’m playing a...
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    Re: Legit Compliments

    Thanks for doing the dirty work for me Informer. And I thought "Informer" was a reference to that cheesy rap singer a few years back...
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    Re: Thoughts on Creeds

    That's funny about the stripper thing Nsamadi. In the Acier Aluminum reviews section on this site people talk about the film “Eyes Wide Shut” and the term decadence is tossed around as well. I read...
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    Re: Legit Compliments

    I haven't been around on the boards for too long so I can't comment on whether or not compliments were talked about much last month or last year, but compliments have gotten plenty of “air time” in...
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    Re: John Varvatos Vintage at Saks already!

    Since the fragrance is called Vintage, does it remind you of the 80's scents or is it really old school? Just curious.
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    Thoughts on Creeds

    I’ve only been in the fragrance world for a few months and like many newcomers I quickly became intrigued by the great House of Creed. The history, the celebrity, the extravagance, the lovely...
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    Re: Legit Compliments

    I think proximity has something to do with this too. If someone gives you a compliment, while giving you a hug, they probably genuinely think you smell nice. I say this because it’s socially...
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    Re: Legit Compliments

    I wasn't trying to say that everyone here wears cologne for compliments and not for themselves. I was just trying to say that I didn't want to hear the whole spiel about how "I wear this for me and...
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    Legit Compliments

    Somebody on one of these threads wrote that they didn’t think verbal compliments meant that much (referring to girls’ interest level) and I kind of think the same thing. I am wondering how many of...
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    Re: "Jeans" Fragrances

    Yeah, when I see the BOSS on the bottle, I turn in the other direction...
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    "Jeans" Fragrances

    I’ve noticed Versace Black Jeans has appeared on the boards lately and people are saying it’s is a pretty good scent, but for some reason I just don’t want to like a scent with the word “Jeans” in...
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    Re: Ethnicity and Scents

    I’m sure ethnic preferences exist, but I think you are also carrying out a self-fulfilling prophecy here as well. You believe that different ethnicities like particular fragrances and then you...
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    Perception shifts

    About a month or two ago I purchased Gendarme V because I wanted a nice safe fragrance for the summer. I read that this scent had grassy notes in it, but I just got this floral/fabric softener whiff...
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    Re: I hope this doesn't sound racist

    Hey thanks for the response everyone. I just got back from work and was surprised to see 23 replies. I've only had a chance to quickly browse through them all, but I just wanted to say a few...
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    I hope this doesn't sound racist

    On my campus I have noticed that a lot of black guys wear John Varvatos. I own the fragrance and like it very much, but now that I've noticed all the black guys wearing it, everytime I put it on I...
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