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    Re: Heeley longevity

    Agree, most of his scents have poor longevity.
  2. Re: Being Ridiculed for Wearing Fragrances as a Man

    Remarks like "you must be gay" and "you smell like a French brothel" just seem like harmless ribbing to me. No reason (for me) at all to cut a family member or close friend out of my life. But like...
  3. Re: Classic gentlemen scents on a young guy, what do you think?

    I'd think you smelled great, and likely much better than your peers, but don't be surprised if you get a lot of "you smell like my grandpa" type comments from people your age.
  4. Re: Aventus - Did they change certain design elements?

    Yes, they seem to make subtle changes to the packaging quite frequently.
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    Re: MiP discontinued

    Source?
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    Re: upgrade fragrance... OUD

    Amouage Interlude Man
    Dior Leather Oud
    Montale Aoud Cuir d'Arabie
  7. Re: Being Ridiculed for Wearing Fragrances as a Man

    That's why I suggested that he communicate to these people that he doesn't like it when they make fun of him for wearing perfume. Idk, it seems ridiculous to me that someone would completely disown a...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, August 28, 2014

    Amouage Journey Man
    http://fimgs.net/images/secundar/o.26729.jpg


    Despite the negative reviews, I really enjoy this one.
  9. Re: Being Ridiculed for Wearing Fragrances as a Man

    Sure, I just feel that ribbing on you for wearing cologne is a rather silly reason to cut an otherwise good friend out of your life. Now, if they're a bad friend to begin with, that's another issue...
  10. Re: Being Ridiculed for Wearing Fragrances as a Man

    You're going to disassociate yourself from your own family?? I think it would be better to communicate to them that you don't like being ridiculed for wearing perfume, and that there are plenty of...
  11. Re: Being Ridiculed for Wearing Fragrances as a Man

    Oh you! :cheesy:
  12. Re: Being Ridiculed for Wearing Fragrances as a Man

    Touché, CapriDog. My apologies!
  13. Re: Being Ridiculed for Wearing Fragrances as a Man

    Exactly. Some of my friends have no fashion sense whatsoever, and a few of them have some absolutely terrible tattoos. My fragrance will wear off, your horrible tattoo is there forever. :smiley:
  14. Re: Being Ridiculed for Wearing Fragrances as a Man

    Have you ever asked them why they feel it's not appropriate for a man to wear fragrance? I'm curious what their answer would be.
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    I've worn it a couple times now. It is a very nice fragrance, but it doesn't wow me. I feel like this type of fragrance has been done many times before. I find it similar to PdN New York....
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, August 27, 2014

    This was a recent discovery of mine. Love it.

    SOTE:

    Anat Fritz Tzora
    http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-vPrv9m7F4ac/UPl4h3EbRXI/AAAAAAAAAzE/TMaxfauzJKM/s1600/Immagine+4.png
  17. Re: What is your most worn fragrance according to your "Scent of the day"?

    Sartorial
    Leather Oud
    Eva Kant

    All with 4 wears.
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    Re: Muelhens 4711 disappointment,

    Old man cologne? Lol, It was released over 200 years ago! Did you expect it to smell like 1 Million? :shocked:

    Didn't you read any reviews?
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    Poll: Re: Are you a foodie?

    I love both. I just hate doing dishes! :cheesy:
  20. Re: Mazzolari Nero (yet another Aventus copy)

    I'm doing a side by side now. I may have to eat some crow on this one :embarassed:.

    Just sprayed one on each hand. Nero is definitely lacking the smokey leathery aspect of Aventus (birch). Nero is...
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    Poll: Are you a foodie?

    I've always thought that a passion for fragrances goes hand in hand with a passion for food. The two seem to be closely related. So, do you...

    - constantly seek out new and interesting...
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    Re: You never know what gems...

    Damn. Beat me to it. :)
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, August 27, 2014

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.26394.jpg
    Oriza L. Legrand - Vetiver Royal Bourbon.
  24. Sticky: Re: New men's giveaway thread, no requests, no hogs allowed. August 2014

    Hi,
    Just noticed this post. PM me your address and I'll send you a small Chanel themed goodie bag!
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    Re: Le Male-DHI question

    I'm always surprised how many people put more weight in the performance of a fragrance as opposed to the smell. Not saying that's the case here, but it does seen to happen a lot.
  26. Re: Mazzolari Nero (yet another Aventus copy)

    Imo It's closer to Aventus than Cedrat Boisee is, but perhaps not quite as close as AB Spirit Silver (been a while since I've smelled AB SS). It's definitely higher quality, and much longer lasting...
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    Re: Le Male-DHI question

    I think they're pretty comparable. Buy the one that you think smells best.
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    Re: Creed Aventus - Why am I hating it??

    You like this version better? Isn't it the exact same juice that you hated yesterday?

    And what made it even better to you is that you got a compliment from a cashier? Lol, Aventus fans. :cheesy:
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    Re: O'Driu: Peety vs Eva Kant

    They're so different. Peety is heavy and very masculine, while Eva is light and easy. Can I choose Peety for the fall and winter, and Eva for Spring and summer? I really like them both, but if forced...
  30. Re: Mazzolari Nero (yet another Aventus copy)

    I did actually report it. I said they're very very similar. I have no doubt in my mind that Nero was inspired by Aventus.
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    Re: Blu Mediterraneo = Pitiful Longevity

    The only one that has good performance is Mandorlo di Sicilia.
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    Re: Creed Aventus - Why am I hating it??

    You bought into the hype. If you had smelled it without any expectations, you would have probably had a more positive reaction.
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    Diptyque on sale on Hautelook tmrw

    Hautelook.com will be having a sale on Diptyque products Tuesday August 26th. They had a sale at the end of last year and although the selection was limited, IIRC large bottles were going for less...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, August 26, 2014

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.26259.jpg
  35. Re: What masculine fragrances have statistically heavy or loud sillage?

    This one.

    Also Aventus for the first hour or so.
  36. Mazzolari Nero (yet another Aventus copy)

    Not exactly the same, but they're very very similar. Let's look at the notes...

    Mazzolari Nero

    Top notes: black currant, apple, bergamot and pineapple

    middle notes: rose, jasmine and...
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    Re: Forbidden fragrances for high schoolers

    Yup.
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    Re: Anything similar to L'occitane Cade?

    Hi Tim!! :vrolijk_26: Good to see you!

    I was at L'Occitane a couple months ago, and they had both Cade and Vetyver. I actually liked Pour Homme the best.
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    Re: What makes Green Valley green?

    I think it's the combination of mint and vetiver.
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    Re: Pumped Up for OXYMUSC by A Lab on Fire!

    Thanks for being our guinea pig on this one, BuysBlind. Glad to see you're still living up to your name :smiley:. I've only tried L'Annonyme from the house, and I liked it a lot. The notes on this...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, August 25, 2014

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/o.25469.jpg

    Bugia Bianca by Giulietta Capuleti
  42. Re: I'm looking for a fragrance that smells like beer

    Immortal Beloved by Ys Uzac.
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    Re: The One Week Challenge

    Bad time for me. I've just received upwards of 20 samples!
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, August 24, 2014

    Mazzolari Augusto.
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    Re: What Should Be My Next Niche

    LDDM for sure.
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    Re: L'homme Ideal de Guerlain?

    Am I ever glad I didn't blind buy this one. It sucks. Smells similar to Michael Kors but more synthetic. I agree with Arij that if I had smelled it blind I wouldn't recognize it as Guerlain. Has a...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, August 23, 2014

    Le Galion - Special For Gentlemen.

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.24537.jpg
  48. Re: A good, every day, year around niche scent (no Bond or Creed)

    Annick Goutal Nuit Etoilee
    L'artisan Coeur de Vetiver Sacre
    Penhaligons Elixir
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, August 22, 2014

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.14610.jpg
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    Thanks for your take on it! Was recommended to me by a BN friend. I'll try and remember to come back with my thoughts. Sounds wonderful!
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    Have a sample from ALDZ waiting for me at the post office! :)
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    Re: Dior Homme Parfum!?!?

    First of all, thanks for the kind words SF. I apologize for my snarky comment.

    The thing is, this isn't an entirely original fragrance. I'm guessing Oslo has tried Dior Homme, and probably DHI,...
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    Re: Dior Homme Parfum!?!?

    Apparently some people do care. This is a discussion board for sharing opinions on fragrances. Negative opinions are just as valid as positive.
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    Re: Dior Homme Parfum!?!?

    I appreciate the polite edit, SportsFan. :smiley:
  55. Re: Creed's store price vs online price : Whats up!?

    Probably. Try doing a search. I'll get you started.

    Fragrancenet
    Strawberry.net
    Fragrancex
    ScentedMonkey
    BeautyEncounter
    eBay (if you're cautious)
    Amazon
    99Perfume
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    Re: Classy Skanky Animalics

    I'm with Vin on this one. There's absolutely nothing skanky about Platinum Egoiste. The op is looking for something to replace Leather Oud, Plat Egoiste is definitely not the answer.
  57. Re: Creed's store price vs online price : Whats up!?

    As stated many times already in this thread, the answer is yes. What you get from a reputable online seller is the exact same thing as you'll find at the Creed boutique.
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    Re: Classy Skanky Animalics

    Al Oudh is great. Also try Le Labo Oud 27, and Romeo Gigli per Uomo (if you can find it). It's tough to match the dirtiness of LO, but the L'artisan comes close.
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    Re: Tom Ford From Lucky Scent ?

    You need to stop buying perfumes online.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, August 21, 2014

    Invasion Barbare.
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    Re: Dior Homme Parfum!?!?

    I understand that you're both upset that Oslo has better taste than you do, but is it really necessary to mock him for it?
  62. Re: Byredo: Made in Sweden vs. Made in France

    Will you be blind buying the entire line?
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    Re: Vacation Fragances for Hot Weather

    Derring Do is great in warm weather.
  64. Re: Creed's store price vs online price : Whats up!?

    The same reason why Royal Water is one of the cheapest, only in reverse.
  65. Re: Creed's store price vs online price : Whats up!?

    "You get what you pay for" what does that mean? Are you saying that what's being sold at the Creed boutique is superior to what is sold by online discount sites? I buy my fragrances exclusively from...
  66. Re: Creed's store price vs online price : Whats up!?

    http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grey_market
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    Re: CK Man vs Euphoria

    Completely agree. Man is very similar to Fahrenheit. Euphoria is a sweet synthetic mess with no longevity.
  68. Sticky: Re: New men's giveaway thread, no requests, no hogs allowed. August 2014

    *Claimed by TXAggie*
  69. Sticky: Re: New Free to a Good Home, no requests August, 2014

    Perhaps my next giveaway will be restricted to white males with blond hair and blue eyes...

    Zilpha: if you're trying to avoid scammers, there's a feedback system for that. Why not require that the...
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    Re: Tuscan Leather

    It's very different from the ones you've tried. It's modern and very strong, but doesn't develop too much. Has an authentic leather smell as well as some fruity notes.

    If you have a chance, try...
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    Re: Current State of Chergui?

    Don't like it. Sharp and piercing. Reminds me of hairspray, or nail polish remover.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, August 20, 2014

    http://www.ausliebezumduft.de/media/catalog/product/cache/2/image/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/g/e/geco.jpg

    Zeromolecole Geco (smells exactly like Straight to Heaven by Kilian)
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    Re: Dsquared Wild

    Quite a lot of horsing around in this thread. I'd like to pony up the dough for this one, but only if it's a stable composition. With the release of the surprisingly good Potion Royal Black, it...
  74. Re: Wearing Lomani's AB Spirit Silver first time today

    Any info on Lomani White Gold? Which fragrance is this a clone of (if any)?
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, August 19, 2014

    SOTE:

    Diptyque Tam Dao edt.
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    Re: How is Bond No.9 Success is a Job?

    Very strong and cloying. Also find it pretty feminine.
  77. Re: Michael Kors, Escada PH, Varvatos, +many more (shipping worldwide)

    Bump
  78. Re: WW (based in Canada): Bottles, and tons of Decants/Samples for Swap

    Bump
  79. Re: $4000 to spare on colognes! What would you buy?

    :wink: :kiss:
  80. Sticky: Re: New Free to a Good Home, no requests August, 2014

    Was wondering the same thing.
  81. Re: $4000 to spare on colognes! What would you buy?

    That's going to be an awfully long list...
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    Re: Creed royal Oud.

    Excuse me, this thread is for congratulating hednic on his milestone of 78,000 posts. If you'd like to discuss Creed batches, there's a thread for that. :huh:
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, August 19, 2014

    http://www.auparfum.com/IMG/jpg/cravache.jpg
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    Re: Creed royal Oud.

    Yaay! Go hednic!
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, August 18, 2014

    Sote:
  86. Sticky: Re: New men's giveaway thread, no requests, no hogs allowed. August 2014

    North America only:

    Samples of

    Chanel Allure HS Eau Extreme
    Armani AdG
    Amouage Memoir Man
    Histoires de Parfums Ambre 114

    *claimed by TXAggie*
  87. Thread: Off-Topic

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    Sticky: Re: Off-Topic

    ^ He's awesome. I sub to him on yt. Very quick wit. I love Buk Lau and the stuff he does on Omegle.
  88. Re: The One by Dolce and Gabbana: your thoughts

    Absolutely hate it. Sweet synthetic woody amber that makes me sick. :thumbdown: :thumbdown:
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, August 18, 2014

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/o.17997.jpg

    Maria Candida Gentile - Gentile For Men.
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    Re: Dsquared Wild

    Sounds interesting. Potion Black was a big step up from the rest of their offerings, so hopefully this one will continue in the right direction.
  91. Re: Jubilation XXV horrible longevity and sillage

    Not if you don't wash your hands! :shocked:

    But yes, I see what you're saying. FWIW I can still smell it strongly on my shirt.
  92. Re: la nuit - Is this real or fake? Pictures included.

    Wait till you find a cockroach in your bottle (yes it happens). Then you've got real problems!
  93. Thread: Off-Topic

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    Sticky: Re: Off-Topic

    Here we go. Cows, chickens, and hogs are bred for food. They're slaughtered in humane ways. Chickens aren't endangered. In fact, there are more chickens on this planet than people. Sharks are killed...
  94. Re: Jubilation XXV horrible longevity and sillage

    I'm wearing it today. It's weak. I can still smell it on my shirt, but after 4 hours on my wrist, it's nonexistent.
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    Re: Business Trip

    You're going on a 2 week trip and you're bringing 14 bottles plus samples? Far too much imo.
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Sådanne

    Unless Josh packs up and moves his shop to Paris, you'll never find one that you like! :smiley:
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, August 17, 2014

    Jubilation XXV

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.2366.jpg
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    Re: New Fragrance: Dior Homme Eau for Men - Dior

    It definitely has something in it that is very reminiscent of Fierce, Tmoran. Many people have made this association. I'm a big fan of Dior Homme and DHI, but I hate this stuff, and that has nothing...
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    Re: SOTD:: Saturdayy, August 16, 2014

    Atelier Cologne Oolang Infini.
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    Re: Fragrant religion

    Our holy land - Cologne, Germany.
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