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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    Just got a 50ml decant of 16E21 and am sorely disappointed. Nice "normal" opening, but then 15-20mins later nose right up against skin to get anything. Very weak and one dimensional:( I've owned a...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 17th October, 2016

    The One Parfum
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 14th October, 2016

    La Nuit
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 13th October, 2016

    Black XS
  5. Poll: Re: Currently, which do you prefer? Designer vs. Niche?

    I personally lean designer. I have plenty of niche as well, but like the "mainstream" or "safe" ones like Scent Of Peace, Cedrat Boise, ect.;)
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    Re: Shelf lífe. Real or myth ?

    I've had my bottle of AHS for at least 4yrs now and no signs of slowing down on the longevity and projection front. Easily lasts all day on me with 2-3 sprays
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    Re: Euphoria Essence Men, anyone try it yet?

    I own both and they are very different....actually like Intense slightly more than Gold, but really depends on what kind of mood I'm in.

    Intense has a thick/syrupy dark fruity thing going on that...
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    Re: Today I bought October 2016

    PE Aqua
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    Poll: Re: Your favourite A*Men flanker part II

    Pure Coffee with ToF a close 2nd
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 12th October, 2016

    MB Legend Intense
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    Re: Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille - thoughts?

    The only scent that has ever made me physically ill.(one spray at that!) Needless to say, I wasn't a fan of this overbearing and in your face projection beast.:thumbdown:
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 11th October, 2016

    BdC
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    Re: 24 Ice Gold by Scentstory?

    Thanks for your take! Excited to see if this one shows up in The States for a reasonable price:beer:
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 7th October, 2016

    Dior Homme Eau
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    Re: Is this the biggest bottle or what?

    Yup remik, that's the one I was thinking of!!!!:beer: So just a novelty bottle then.
  16. Re: kokorico fill level? is this normal...recieved a tester in box it leaked a bit in shipping

    When I had By Night, it's fill level was probably about halfway between the top and your level. It was definitely on the lower side of most bottle fill levels,(except for La Yuqawam!lol)but nowhere...
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    Re: Is this the biggest bottle or what?

    That is big....but I thought I saw a pic of a Shalimar bottle that is monstrous!
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 6th October, 2016

    Versace Eros
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    Re: Dirt cheap 'quality' scents

    When I think "dirt cheap", I think under $20 for a 100ml....and there are quite few actually. Most recently, I picked up Benetton Let's Fly for under $14(along the same lines as Chanel AHS) and...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 5th October, 2016

    Spicebomb
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    Re: Perry Ellis 360 White or Cuba Gold?

    I prefer Cuba Gold slightly more. PE White is good also,(and arguably the better quality frag)but it's more powdery and vanillic then the Cuba offering.
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    Re: Suspicious bottle (Mancera)

    Yeah, my exact thinking as well....bag and everything else look spot on to mine. But that sticker is just so bizarre!
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 4th October, 2016

    Rasasi Daarej
  24. Re: how many sprays are needed for burberry london for men?

    3 was just fine, if I was indoors.....4 if I was outside on a cool fall day/evening:smiley:
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    Re: most worn September 2016

    1-Pineapple by Demeter Fragrance Library mixed with Al Haramain L'Aventure 8 wears


    2-Empire by Trump by Donald Trump 7 wears


    3-CH Men Privé by Carolina Herrera and John Varvatos STAR...
  26. Re: Fragrances that remind you of Vicks vaporub / Tiger balm

    Humiecki & Graef Eau Radieuse has a strong mentholated vibe to my nose
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 3rd October, 2016

    The One EDP
  28. Re: What's your favorite "designer" scent at the moment?

    The One EDP. The One original was my all time favorite scent, but this one is just a touch richer smelling....an absolute love for me.
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    Re: Viktor & Rolf Spicebomb longevity

    I haven't dated my 50ml bottle yet, but 3 sprays lasts be all day. I don't know that projection is great after the first couple hours though.
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    Re: Today I bought September 2016

    Benetton Let's Fly
  31. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    P.E. Aqua Intense
    P.E. Red
    Code summer 2010
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 23rd September, 2016

    CH Men
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    Re: A good alternative for Dior Sauvauge

    + for Dylan Blue.

    A better and more balanced/sweeter/youthful scent that has pretty strong similarities to Sauvage
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 22nd September, 2016

    Bleu de Chanel
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 21st September, 2016

    Cedrat Boise
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    Re: Today I bought September 2016

    Rasasi Dareej
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    Re: Set Sail St Barts.. CK One Summer 2014?

    I had Summer 2014 and yes it is close, but I prefer St Bart's personally.....better smell and slightly better longevity.

    And FWIW neither one resembles VIW...VIW is a sweet, pina colada/rum...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 20th September, 2016

    Club de Nuit Intense and Demeter Pineapple
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    Re: Favorite(s) from Versace

    Definitely PH for me!

    But Eau Fraiche, Eros, Versace Man and Dylan Blue are all good and above average for me. Blue Jeans was a good cheapie too. The only one I didn't care for was The Dreamer,...
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    Re: More Masculine Alternative to VIW

    Haven't tried them, but I've heard great things about Lili Bermuda South Water....I can't imagine it being more feminine than the Creed, but can't say for sure.

    Was going to mention, DUA...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 19th September, 2016

    The One EDT
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    Re: Polo black vs double black

    Both myself and those around me preferred Black. DB had a bitter "coffee breath" like note that got on my nerves. Black also had better longevity then DB and would last me all day.(albeit with...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 16th September, 2016

    Cerruti 1881 sport
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    Re: Lomani Comparisons

    Victoire Intense is a better version(IMHO)of Invictus. Lomani makes terrific juice for the price I've found, with owned quite a few over the years:)
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 15th September, 2016

    Demeter Pineapple mixed with Al Haramain L'Aventure....terrific combo!
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 14th September, 2016

    YSL L'Homme
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    Re: Kelsey Berwin Fragrances...anyone??

    It seems that I do recall hearing that they did indeed go out of business. But......I thought it was quite a bit before your bottle was made chuso?!:shocked: The mystery continues............
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    Re: Which scent screams "don't f@&k with me"

    Fahrenheit for sure

    Lisa Kirk Revolution

    Forgot to add Dirty English too....well, maybe for "bad boy" then "don't mess with me";)
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 13th September, 2016

    Trump Empire
  50. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Demeter Pineapple and Trump Empire....both are great for me and very happy with these blind buy cheapies!:thumbup:
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    Demeter Pineapple wowed me recently for a cheapie. Extremely well done and good smelling IMO. Can't say it smells exactly like a fresh cut pineapple....more like a candied and juicy one. But still,...
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    Re: Today I bought September 2016

    Cerruti 1881 Sport
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 12th September, 2016

    CH Men Prive
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    Re: What do you do with your unwanted fragrances?

    LOL! Oddly, I can kind of relate:beer:
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 2nd September, 2016

    Mancera Cedrat Boise
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    Re: Alternatives to Davidoff cool water

    Armaf Tres Nuit.....just trust me, you won't regret it if you love CW
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    Re: What do you do with your unwanted fragrances?

    Usually put them in a lot of Ebay.(which reminds me, I REALLY need to do this!)
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    Re: NEW Versace pillar: Versace DYLAN BLUE

    I agree Silentrich, it was surprisingly good scent to my nose and will pick it up once my decants out and the price drops.:beer:


    Here's my take, if anyone cares.....

    Finally got cool enough...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 1st September, 2016

    Bond Scent Of Peace
  60. Re: Benetton Dream Big for men: Valentino Uomo for 13$

    Sounds terrific, thanks for sharing Anton....I'll be on the look out for this to make it's way here to The States!:beer:
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    Re: Best designer CITRUS based fragrances

    2013 Dior Cologne and Armani Code Sport Athlete are two of my top favorites. Versace Eau Fraiche works well in very hot weather also.
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    Re: Most worn August 2016

    Popeye Eau Fraiche-11

    Versace Dylan Blue-8

    Al Haramain L'Aventure-5

    Invictus Aqua- 4

    Al Haramain Dazzle Intense-3
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    Re: La Nuit de l`Homme blind buy

    Pretty safe blind buy IMO....slightly sweet, slightly spicy and slightly powdery;)
  64. Re: Name 5 designer fragrances you're looking forward to wearing in the coming fall and winter seaso

    The One Parfum
    CH Men(Prive too!)
    Dylan Blue
    Code Profumo
    Ultrared Man
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 31st August, 2016

    Allure Homme Sport
  66. Re: Would You Recommend Versace The Dreamer As A Blind Buy?

    +1. It's a somewhat polarizing scent....I blind bought myself and tried to like it, but sent it packing after a year or so. The drydown was actually ok, but the harsh opening took a long time to wear...
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    Re: COLD designer fragrances

    +1 for Dior 2013 Cologne

    Also Armani Code Sport Athlete is the only other scent(besides a very pricey niche offering;)that has given me this feeling.
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    Re: Today I bought: August 2016

    CH Men Prive and Code Sport Athlete
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    Re: My thoughts on Mancera Cedrat Boise

    I like it more than Aventus, but still not a love for me yet. Smells nothing like it either to my nose, expect for the very brief first spray opening and then quickly morphs into something much...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 30th August, 2016

    Jay Z Gold
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    Re: Armani Attitude Alternative

    I'm also a HUGE fan of the original Armani Attitude and was sad it was discontinued so quickly!:( Unfortunately, I haven't smelt anything that comes super close to this beautiful juice. I have owned...
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    Re: Wine cooler damaging my fragrances

    Yeah, this was thinking as well. When I first started collecting I kept them in the bottom of my fridge, but that only lasted a week or so before I just moved them to a dark room in an extra dresser....
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    Re: Today I bought: August 2016

    Armani Code Sport Athlete
  74. Re: Predict Them Now: Fragrances That Will Be Discontinued and Sell for Big Bucks on eBay in 3 Years

    +1 for MiP(first one that popped into my head) and Ultra Zest

    Armani Sport Code Athlete skyrocketed for awhile a couple of years ago since it was a 2012 limited release, but recently have been...
  75. Re: Which male perfume would you give 10 out of 10 ?

    The One
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 29th August, 2016

    Versace Eau Fraiche
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    Re: Thought I Bought...............

    When I was a fragrance noob in 2010, I went into my local Macy's and bought Light Blue because it was my GF's favorite scent as a birthday present.....ended up buying the pour homme version by...
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    Re: Demeter Pineapple.. Aventus Killer!

    Oh man, that's not what I wanted to hear!!!lol But thanks for your honesty brother:beer:

    FWIW-today is my first full wearing of Al Haramain L'Aventure....I like this scent a lot more than CdNI....
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 26th August, 2016

    Al Haramain L'Aventure
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    Re: Demeter Pineapple.. Aventus Killer!

    Just bought a bottle of this after watching some dudes youtube vid about mixing this with Club de Nuit Intense. Plus I trust Cologneist's nose over the years talking/swapping with him. I don't like...
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    Re: Today I bought: August 2016

    Demeter Pineapple
  82. Re: Pure Tonka vs. I love NY for all vs Noir Extreme vs Spicebomb Extreme

    I Love NY For All is my all time favorite gourmand....beast mode longevity and a unique roasted nut smell over chocolate, great juice IMO!

    Pure Tonka is nice as well. Definitely get that whole...
  83. Re: Sweet/spicy/powdery winter scents for a teenager

    Dior Homme Eau and YSL La Nuit are both sweet and spicy, with a nice powdery drydown....plus they both last and project well, without being overbearing:beer:

    Oh yeah....Code Profumo is a great one...
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    Re: Dior Homme Cologne

    Great scent! I didn't think it lasted all that long on me personally, so got a 200ml bottle.lol But I did get a compliment this weekend while getting a hug. This was after wearing it in low 90's heat...
  85. Re: What fragrance(s) are you holding onto even though you don't like it?

    Bleu de Chanel.....GF REALLY likes it, so I keep my bottle around still. It's grown on me slightly, but still not a fan.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 25th August, 2016

    Dior Homme Eau
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    Re: Fragrances without negative reviews

    Gucci Made To Measure for sure!:evil:
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    Re: Has anyone tried Mancera Cedrat Boise

    I got a sample from a fellow member and ended up buying a bottle. Was on the verge many times of a blind buy myself, and the way people describe it is pretty much right on. Opens with a brief blast...
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    Re: Thoughts on Dior Sauvage?

    Absolutely agree!:beer: Dior Eau is a terrific, super versatile, long lasting(without being in your face strong)and highly complimented scent....definitely the overlooked gem of the Dior house IMO.
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    Re: Thoughts on Dior Sauvage?

    And zero sprays for church Chuck?;)
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    Re: Similar to Lacoste L.12.12 White

    L-12 White is a great and(IMO)very underrated frag. It's also pretty unique to my nose in the way the florals and citrus are done.

    Only frag that I find elements of L-12 White in, is Tommy Bahama...
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    Re: Thoughts on Dior Sauvage?

    Didn't like Sauvage at all. Nice opening, but quickly burned off and became this too strong, overly synthetic ambroxan-pepper overload.

    BUT I just recently got a decant of Dylan Blue and today is...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 24th August, 2016

    Versace Dylan Blue.(still not in the database...along with a bunch of other mainstream releases of late:angry: )
  94. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Eternity Aqua....nice lower cost alternative to Polo Blue!:thumbup:
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    Re: Which of these fragrances are worth?

    Not at all IMHO. Granted I only had a sample of Polo Red,(own PR Intense though)but from my memory they are nothing alike. Both are slightly gourmand smelling, but that's where it ends. Dazzle...
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    Re: Which of these fragrances are worth?

    I only just recently tried PE White after all these years.(no idea what took me so long?!lol) But it's a very nicely done mint/lavender frag, with a little bit of powderiness in the drydown. Great...
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    Re: Al Haramain scents......

    Just got my bottle of this last night. Initial thoughts are that I like the opening MUCH more than that of Club DeNuit Intense which I find harsh and off-putting. Will do a full wearing tomorrow and...
  98. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Invictus aqua
    L'Aventure
    La Nuit Frozen
    Azzaro Wanted
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    Re: Which of these fragrances are worth?

    I've owned all of these actually....and truth be told, they are all quite good and worth their price. For me it just kind of depends on what you like and/or situation you'll be wearing them to try...
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    Re: Today I bought: August 2016

    Trump Empire:grin:
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