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    Re: SOTD Friday 6th March 2015

    http://media.male-extravaganza.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/AMen-Pure-Havane-Thierry-Mugler-2-Male-Extravaganza.jpg
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 5th March 2015

    http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41o88V7GZzL._SY300_.jpg

    I don't usually wear the same fragrance two days in a row, but yesterday was the first time in over a year that I'd worn this. It put...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 4th March 2015

    http://luxuryactivist.com/wp-content/uploads/versace-the-dreamer.jpg

    Wow, haven't worn this in ages, definitely falling in love with this again and will be wearing a lot during the winter/spring...
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    Re: DIOR HOMME INTENSE: updates (new batch)

    Lol. my thoughts exactly.

    Seriously though, if this worried you so much as to resurrect a thread, why didn't you sort this out with the supplier before buying/ #idiot
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    Re: Which Vetiver Scents?

    I haven't sampled many vetivers. I own OV but am going off it a bit now, certainly won't replace it once the remaining 15ml are used up. I found an old sample of Dior Vetiver that was given to me...
  6. Re: How narrow have you gotten your collection? Or do you keep adding?

    I'm at around 80 bottles right now. There are some that are running out and won't get replaced, there are some i rarely reach for and I will either sell or pass on. There are also many more I want to...
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    Re: 24 Gold - Still worth it?

    I have Gold, Platinum, original and Go dark. All nice but Gold is my favourite with platinum coming second. Definitely check out Platinum, a great spring fragrance for me.
  8. Re: Top 10 Spring/Summer NICHE scents (non-Creeds) -

    Excluding Creeds I don't think I have many spring/summer niches.

    TF Neroli Portofino
    Lili Bermuda South Water

    Will be picking up Sel Marin next month from Les Senteurs so will check out...
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    Escentual 20% off

    Just to let the UK members (and I guess they probably ship to Europe too) that Escentual are having one of their 20% off weekends. Saves a good amount of money, especially if you've got something...
  10. Re: Any problems going through an airport with a bottle of Spicebomb?

    I got stopped at Heathrow from taking Aventus on a flight once. When I asked what the problem was they informed me that it was on the banned list of substances due to it's potent panty dropping...
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    Re: Youtube Reviewers.............

    I love watching reviews but only watch a small percentage of my subscribed channels now due to time and also some channels getting annoying. Nothing worse than seeing something that peeks your...
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    Re: Very Happy with Dior Homme Parfum

    Amazing juice, my SOTD today. Can't decide if I prefer this or DHI, both 10/10 for me. The original is ok but personally don't reach for it much now that I have these two. Still need to get my nose...
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    Re: Interview with Erwin Creed.

    I want to see Al rock up to the family residence and do a streetscents.
  14. Thread: Summer Frags

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    Re: Summer Frags

    Apart from all the usual favourites already mentioned, I'll have to give a big +1 for Lili Bermuda's South Water, lovely stuff. I've also recently picked up Replica Beach Walk. A nice fragrance but...
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    Re: Amouage Interlude Man - Magnetic cap ?

    I have the Interlude with magnetic cap. projects like a beast and lasts all day. No problems here.
  16. Thread: Compliments

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    Re: Compliments

    You're missing the point. It often seems that some people don't care about the smell itselfl. They just want the compliments and if they believed it would get them compliments they would buy it no...
  17. Thread: Compliments

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    Re: Compliments

    That actually does happen but usually in strip clubs, and the compliments are because they're after your money...............so I'm told.
  18. Thread: Compliments

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    Re: Compliments

    Yes, I get and agree with what you are saying about being compliments being aimed at the individual whether it be their fragrance, clothes, watch etc. I think my main point is that a lot of people...
  19. Thread: Compliments

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    Compliments

    In my opinion there is far too much emphasis placed on the act of and need for 'getting compliments' within the fragrance community. Most reviewers even include compliments as a category when rating...
  20. Re: Olfatory Fatigue? Skin that "kills" colognes? My colognes dont last. Need help guys

    No, don't. FFS. Gyms are supposed to be places where you work hard and get results. Not somewhere to smell great. If I'm working out hard and breathing heavily the last thing I want is to be filling...
  21. Re: [UK Only] New splits 2014 | By Kilian, Creed & Tom Ford

    Hi kron, just posting this here as your message inbox quota is full.

    Sorry to hear about your poor health, I hope you are improving and are back to 100% soon. As your splits have now gone on...
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    Re: Thoughts on Jaipur Homme By Boucheron?

    I like it (I own the frosted glass EDP) but I'm pretty sure it irritates my skin as my neck was very red last time I wore it. Will have to try it again.
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    Re: A Springtime Sillage Monster?

    Not that citrusy but more green and minty, Cartier Roadster is lovely in the springtime and on me has massive sillage and lasts all day. Can be picked up for a decent price too. I haven't tried the...
  24. Re: New Year Blind Buys - DSquared Potion Royal Black vs YSL M7 Oud Absolu

    Cheers for your input guys, I'm leaning towards the Dsquared so will let you know how it goes.
  25. New Year Blind Buys - DSquared Potion Royal Black vs YSL M7 Oud Absolu

    Title says it all really. I love a blind buy when the price is right and I'm taking advantage of some online new year deals and want purchase one of these fragrances. I think both would be up my...
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    Re: Just got my Interlude Man

    I bought my bottle last year and it is potent stuff, incredible sillage and longevity. From all the reform talk I imagined I must have an old bottle, but no, my one has a magnetic cap. If this is the...
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    Re: 2014 XMAS Day Scent

    Eau de Beaux or 24 gold
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    Re: Creed Aventus- where to get in the UK?

    Got my last bottle from here. 120ml for just over 100 if I remember correctly. They very rarely have Aventus in stock though, you need to be lucky that it pops up on a day you're viewing the site.
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    Re: Creed Aventus- where to get in the UK?

    Got my last bottle from here. 120ml for just over 100 if I remember correctly. They very rarely have Aventus in stock though, you need to be lucky that it pops up on a day you're viewing the site.
  30. Re: Escentuals.com - had to pay import taxes and they mixed delivery address

    I've always had great customer service from them. It sounds like the issue may not be anything to do with them, and perhaps a mistake by the Lithuanian customs. I've been charged by UK customs a...
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    Re: LIDGE or Fahrenheit Absolute?

    Doesn't help you, but for me it has to be both I'm afraid! That's why I have back ups of both.
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    Re: Montale Intense Cafe... Discuss

    Sampled a bunch of Montale's recently for the first time and this is the one I'm going to buy. Nice stuff.
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    Re: To pee or not to pee?

    You might get more than you bargained for if you ask a SA for a sample......
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    Re: Chergui vs StH vs Bond no. 9 NH

    Chergui by a mile. Lovely sweet and slightly smokey scent.

    I have a decant of New Haarlem and at first I thought I'd end up buying a bottle, but after a year and a few wears I don't think I will....
  35. Re: Scent choice when you can't smell while having a cold....

    It doesn't work as well since the reformulation.
  36. Poll: Re: I found a new love...24 Gold by Scentstory...how do you rate this one?

    Yeah, Fragrance shop sells it for 20 for 100ml!!!!! Amazing deal, they usually send it with '24' styled free gifts as well such as travel holdel, ipod holder etc.
  37. Poll: Re: I found a new love...24 Gold by Scentstory...how do you rate this one?

    10. Fantastic scent. 24 Platinum is also fantastic and was my SOTD yesterday. Haven't tried the 'oud' editions yet.....
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, October 17, 2014

    Recently ordered a sample of this, looking forward to trying.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, October 17, 2014

    Ord
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, October 17, 2014

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.2762.jpg

    Loving the sweet smokiness of this one today :)
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, October 16, 2014

    http://uiimages.parfumo.de/7/1/49599_fcfe81e37fa51ffea2f54041ff40a361.jpg
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, October 15, 2014

    http://debenhams.scene7.com/is/image/Debenhams/117140901599?$V7PdpLarge$
  43. Re: Amouage (Jubilation XXV) - Worth buying anymore?

    My bottle of Interlude Man has a magnetic cap, I guess it's a reformulated juice then? I have no idea as I'd never smelt it until last year. Whether it's reformulated or not, the Interlude I have...
  44. Re: Oh, how this hobby is bad for my bank account!

    Here's his staff removing a weeks worth of SOTD's from the vault:

    http://buckeyegoldcompany.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/coin.184.1.650.jpg
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    Re: Dior Homme Parfum!?!?

    Yeah, ok. We get it.....
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    Re: Dior Homme Parfum!?!?

    yea
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    Re: Dior Homme Parfum!?!?

    I wore 4 sprays (yes, I was feeling brave) out on Saturday night and found the sillage to be perfect for the duration of the evening.
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    Re: Dior Homme Parfum!?!?

    I got my bottle a few weeks back and have worn this a few times now. It is fantastic. It has the richness of DHI, but instead of the coco you have a beautiful sweetness of oud/leather with coco only...
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    Re: Fragrance references in fiction books or films

    A British author by the name of Peter James has a great series of books about the detective Roy Grace. Roy's best mate is another detective called Glen branson, and in last year's book before going...
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    Re: Dior Homme Parfum!?!?

    My bottle is currently making it's way from Sephora.fr (thanks to the kind person above who shared the lucky25 discount) and has an estimated delivery of tomorrow afternoon. I can't wait, will...
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    Re: New fragrance: Dueto UBER!!!!!!!!

    Good house and customer service. I remember when i ordered the sample pack and then bought Golden Boy immediately, they refunded the price of the samples straight away (other houses do this as well...
  52. Thread: Cocktails

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    Cocktails

    I'm talking about the lovely alcoholic beverages.

    I was reading an article about mixology and how good/famous bartenders go about perfecting certain drinks, and how certain cocktails will only...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, July 8, 2014

    http://tienda.jeperfumes.com/images/hanae_mori_1.7_oz.jpg
  54. Re: Anyone else out there thinks GIT smells like MI?

    Yep, I certainly pick up a similarity from the two. So much so that I'll probably only re-purchase one of them (MI as i prefer it).
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    Re: Vaulted scents shocker from Creed

    What the hell! You're right. Aventus has gone up to 215 for 120ml! Ridiculous. I got a good deal on my last bottle and could have justified pulling the trigger on another bottle for 180, but to...
  56. Thread: Scentstory UK

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    Scentstory UK

    Not sure if this has been mentioned before but anyone after scentstory's fragrances in the UK can pick them up from the link below for an amazing deal. I've used the company and they are legit...
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    Re: Favorite gourmand?

    Love Pure Havanne, DHI, Serge Lutens Chergui and Un Bois Vanille, 24 gold....

    But my current favourite would be PG's Aomassai. Beautiful caramel, hazelnut and spicey combo. Perfectly balanced and...
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    Re: Anyone think of fragrance with other liquid?

    I sometimes go for a wee and think of lonestar memories.....
  59. Re: I'm shocked at how close Mugler Cologne resembles Creed's Original Vetiver

    Both nice but I prefer the muskiness of Mugler and get better longevity from it. I will be replacing this when it runs out, whereas I won't re-purchase OV.
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    Re: Two new releases from Scentstory

    Gold and Platinum are both fantastic. I really enjoy 'go dark' as well although performance is not as good as the latter two. Look forward to trying these as well as the 'oud' editions of gold and...
  61. Re: The World Cup Has Begun; What's a Good Fragrance to Wear at a Crowded Sports Bar or Pub?

    It's gonna get hot so something fresh, maybe Aventus or Aqua Fahrenheit, or even a milder leather like Golden Boy.

    Or I may wear something more sweet and feminine like Chergui or Un bois vanille...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, June 12, 2014

    Creed VIW worked well for me today, but after a shower I've switched to Gucci pour homme II to watch the football.
  63. Re: Heard at the Saks counter: New Creed 'Acqua' Line

    A potential rival to your beloved Murdock tea ;)
  64. Re: Creed Acqua Originale collection

    Thanks Lpp, I did have a quick look before posting but didn't look hard enough. I don't come in the general discussion as often as I should so missed this thread. Thanks for the speedy work/fix!
  65. Creed Acqua Originale collection

    https://www.creedfragrances.co.uk/products/acqua-originale-collection

    Anybody tried these yet? Apparently exclusive to Selfridges here in the UK at the moment. Can't get over to Oxford St until...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, June 12, 2014

    Beautiful day today......

    http://niketalk.com/content/type/61/id/890568/flags/LL
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    Re: Bleu de Chanel

    It's just ok for me. I have about 5ml left in my small bottle but I now choose other scents over it and so a second bottle won't be purchased. Same goes for edition blanche. I'm probably in the...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, June 11, 2014

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.466.jpg
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

    http://www.route2fashion.com/images/mont%20blanc%20presence%20men.jpg

    Trying this one out in the warm sunshine today
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    Re: Serge lutens chergui

    Loving Chergui at the moment, was my very first Serge Lutens (I got samples of this and Amber Sultan, but Chergui was the clear winner of those two for me). Last week I also purchased Un Bois...
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    Disappointed with ADG Essenza

    Love the original which on me has good lasting power. From the reviews most people seem to prefer the Essenza and as I like the original thought it would be a safe blind buy. Well on first spray I...
  72. Re: Supposed new A*Men flanker will be: Pure Wood

    Hopefully it is a rubber bottle with 'wooden look'. That way I can still cut out the stupid piece covering the sprayer and at least make it workable. if it's a wooden bottle I may have to get the...
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    Re: Summer night time fragrance

    Just ordered what will be used for most evenings this summer.....24 Platinum by Scentstory. 14.99 for 50ml as well, can't go wrong for such a great scent.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, April 8, 2014

    Ditto!

    Haven't worn this for a while but this was my choice this morning too. It's sunny here but also a little chilly. I was deciding between this, Fahrenheit and LDDM.
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    Re: Tom Ford smelling session

    I think so. Harvey Nichols is right next to Knightsbridge station. I'll report back once I've tested the sample some more. I have heard that projection and longevity may not be as powerful as other...
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    Re: Today I bought: April 2014

    Neroli Portofino

    http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-SqVkTfvtmdc/T40sCCVhv2I/AAAAAAAADLs/kbnBVHWr0qA/s1600/TomFordNeroliPortofino1.jpg

    Although this isn't how it went down in the store.......
  77. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/4/14): L`air du Desert Marocain vs Le Male

    LDDM wins for me by a mile. Le Male is ok but I fail to see how it is so popular.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, April 4, 2014

    http://fimgs.net/images/secundar/o.18552.jpg
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    Tom Ford smelling session

    So I've literally just dropped into Harvey Nichols in London a few minutes ago to pick up Neroli Portofino which I smelt last summer and was always going to pick up this spring. I went for the 50ml....
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    Re: Sharing stories/experiences!

    I work in a laboratory and wore Interlude Man to work the other day. It's a recent purchase for me and admittedly I did over apply. During the day some of my colleagues were rushing around the lab...
  81. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (3/20/14): Pure Havane vs The One

    Pure Havane.

    The one smells nice but performance is so poor I can't wear it for any occasion which involves leaving the house, as it has disappeared on my skin in half an hour. I can only get...
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    Re: S O T D: Friday, March 14, 2014

    A slight chill to the air but sunny and blue skies so this one is perfect.....
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, March 13, 2014

    La Yuqawam by Rasasi

    26417
  84. Re: You're absolute favorite Blind buy of all time -

    Most of mine are blind buys, unless they are expensive niche then I will try first. Fav blind buys would have to be LIDGE and Eaux de baux.
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    Re: Fahrenheit Absolute , thoughts ?

    I sprayed this on a tester strip in a department store last year and on first sniff didn't think it was a lot different to the original. However, when I smelt the strip when I got home I fell in love...
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    Re: Suggestions for a leather based fragrance

    Golden Boy by Dueto. Good stuff and a fraction of the price of Tuscan Leather.
  87. Thread: 2014

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    Re: 2014

    I may buy one more bottle in January for winter, maybe Amouage interlude man or Chergui. On my radar for spring/summer to add to my rotation are Byredo's Pulp and Tom Ford's Neroli Portofino. I...
  88. Thread: Ex-Idolo 33

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    Ex-Idolo 33

    Anybody else tried this yet? I received my sample and am really enjoying it but to my nose is quite similar to Tom Ford's Noir De Noir so not sure yet whether it's different enough for me to purchase...
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    Re: Skin/health issue , anyone care?

    Life is full of compromises. It has been proven for example that calorie restriction to a certain point will give you the longest lifespan. But do I want to 'survive' on 800 calories a day and be...
  90. Thread: A good fig

    by darcy666
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    Re: A good fig

    If you're in the UK it might be worth checking out Jane Packer's Fig based perfume. Smells a lot like Philosykos to me. Longevity not great but worth a stab as you can buy it on discount for...
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    Re: Creed Millesime Imperial

    I agree. I get good projection and longevity on this one. Personally VIW is going to be my Creed choice for the heat, but i think MI is going to get worn more than GIT this spring.
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    Re: Do you ever feel "guilty" for your excesses?

    I think it was about 12-14 months ago that I started collecting. At the time I had 4 bottles. CK Shock, Joop Homme, CK One and Burberry Touch. I didn't know what niche perfumery was. I didn't know...
  93. Re: Winter fragrances that do surprisingly well in the summer heat !?

    A new purchase for me this winter was Andy Tauer LDDM.Although a spicy oriental its not too heavy and I think it will do really well in the warmer weather.
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    Les Exclusifs / Privee collection

    I'm planning on heading to Selfridges in London next week. Can you recommend 3 Chanel's I should sniff out from Les Exclusifs and 3 Dior's from the privee collection. I haven't smelt anything from...
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    Re: How do you choose which fragrance to wear?

    Like frostyicy, weather and mood more important than occasion. I often wear 1 million or TV as an office scent although some people will have you believe this shouldn't be done......
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    Re: How do you choose which fragrance to wear?

    Depends where I'm going, how long I want it to last and also just what i fancy that day. I get bored of wearing even my favourite fragrances more than a couple of times consecutively.

    Today in...
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    Poll: Re: La Nuit De L'Homme, TdH, DH, DHI or LIDGE

    I think LIDGE is far more versatile than DHI, but I just about prefer the scent of DHI. Both are staples for me.
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    Re: Concert suggestions

    My favourite gig going scents are aventus, Issey miyake and LIDGE. They all seem to work nicely in the slightly sweaty gig environment. Although when I went up front for Marilyn Manson I swear I...
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    Layering Fahrenheit with Aqua Fahrenheit

    With Fahrenheit being one of my current favourites I recently acquired the aqua flanker for spring/summer use. I really like this fragrance but wished it had a little bit more of the original...
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    Re: Does Creed SMW have a best batch also?

    Pretty sure the whole batch variation thing gets blown well out of proportion. I'm certain that most of the time it's a placebo effect because people have read about it and are already worried before...
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