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  1. Re: Is this a vintage bottle of Chanel Platinum Egoiste?

    Just an update guys. I wore this a few times and within an hour it's basically gone. Odd because it's strong in the opening, but I do get a hint of that "turned" smell. Bummer.
  2. Re: Discontinued Armani Attitude for under $12 shipped for 100ml, too good to be true?

    LADDM is all about amber and spices. Everytime I put it on my mind conjures up the Prince Of Persia. Attitude was basically coffee and that lemon note. Reminded me a lot of Armani Code, but I like...
  3. Re: A light, sweet and salty, high quality sea/aquatic fragrance what have I missed?

    Another vote for South Water.
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    A nice surprise in Dueto Citiver.

    I just recently bought a bottle of this and have been pretty impressed with the performance and overall smell. It reminds me of Green Irish Tweed, Original Vetiver, and Bleeker Street. The longevity...
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    Re: What would you wear in Alaska?

    and a russian ushanka.
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    Re: Perry Ellis Cobalt

    Will do bigbz.


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    Re: Perry Ellis Cobalt

    Ok. I just found a bottle for half the price so I bought it. Should be able to give a first impression in a week or so.
  8. Re: Jesus Del Pozo Halloween Man Rock On...any try or seen this one yet?

    I'm sure someone will blind buy it.:wink:
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    Re: YSL L'homme vs Rochas Man?

    Neither one lasts that long on my skin and I don't find them similar at all. I prefer Boss Bottled to YSL L'homme because it works better and smells better in my opinion. Michael Jordan's legend is...
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    Re: Mugler A*Men Pure Coffee to be re-released

    I'm not a big fan of this one, but I like the fact they they're giving people who like this a chance to stock up. I'm selling a bottle of Gucci Pour Homme I in my sales thread........nope it didn't...
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    Perry Ellis Cobalt

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    Top Notes: Italian bergamot ,mandarin oranges, ginger root
    Heart Notes: Rosemary, clary sage, Mediterranean Fig
    Base Notes: Sandalwood ,cognac, woody notes, cashmeran, white amber...
  12. Re: Is this a vintage bottle of Chanel Platinum Egoiste?

    Yeah, I bought this one on Ebay also. The title of the listing was Agoiste Platinum Chanel so you gotta love that. The price was pretty much a steal so I can't complain about that, but if I had to...
  13. Re: Is this a vintage bottle of Chanel Platinum Egoiste?

    That's a nice price, but the high bidder has 175 bid retractions in 6 months. That's either a shill or someone that has no business bidding on anything.
  14. Re: Is this a vintage bottle of Chanel Platinum Egoiste?

    Thanks for the info Jason. Yeah, it didn't come with a box. What I'd like to find out is when the Egoiste Platinum label was switched to the Platinum Egoiste label. At least that way I'd have a...
  15. Re: Terre d' Hermes vs. Yardley Citrus and Wood vs. Cereus #6 (previously #5)

    I think the older formula is, but I recently tried the newer stuff and wasn't impressed at all. Citrus and Wood reminds me of TdH combined with Guerlain Homme. It's pretty dry and doesn't have the...
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    Re: Lomani AB Spirit Millionaire

    I'm a fan of it. Gets some flack because it's considered a 1 Million clone, but hey at least it's a good 1 Million clone :dankk2:
  17. Re: Is this a vintage bottle of Chanel Platinum Egoiste?

    On the 3.4 oz bottles it does. I can't find an image of the 1.7 vintage. I just got this today and there's a laser etched number with 6704 on it. When I check cosmetic check it says it was produced...
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    Re: Good and cheap

    Lanvin Avante Garde is really nice. It can compete and is better than much higher priced fragrances. It borders on the niche side of things.
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    Re: Questions on l'humaniste

    I've almost bought it several times, but on my skin the projection and longevity are awful. I know people are saying this is a summer fragrance, but even just being out in the heat for a very small...
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    Re: Lomani AB Spirit Millionaire

    It's better than average. I'd go with Halloween Man and it's only about $10 more than the Lomani.
  21. Re: Terre d' Hermes vs. Yardley Citrus and Wood vs. Cereus #6 (previously #5)

    Cereus No.6 is a better version of the current version of Terre D'Hermes. Cereus No.6 in a nutshell is taking away the orange in TdH and replacing it with anise and orchid. It's not like an LL...
  22. Re: "Official" Mugler - Pure Wood reviews thread

    It's pretty amazing how they can give out wipes to "the circle" customers that barely let you smell any notes and get maybe one wearing out of it. At the same time they're giving away limited edition...
  23. Re: Le Cherche Midi, Dior, Acqua Di Parma, Azzaro.

    Bump. Added Gucci Pour Homme I.
  24. Re: Help finding a newer alternative to Millesime Imperial and/or Light Blue

    Cereus No.4 is what your looking for if you want something similar to D&G Light Blue.
  25. Re: Is this a vintage bottle of Chanel Platinum Egoiste?

    I bought it in hopes that it smells ok and the fact that it is more than likely vintage or quite a bit older formulation. Thanks folks!
  26. Is this a vintage bottle of Chanel Platinum Egoiste?

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    Re: Are the Cheapies Really Worth It?

    For everyday or work fragrances they're great. For the more expensive stuff get in on splits.


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  28. Re: Are fragrances slowly being removed from society?

    It's all fun and games until some gets out and takes a knife to 4 of those huge expensive tires. That poor dog mascot ..lol.


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  29. Re: Are fragrances slowly being removed from society?

    I wouldn't worry about that when you have idiots like this running around in America.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cbAhfThNoco
  30. Re: Are fragrances slowly being removed from society?

    Sounds like a good bumper sticker. I'll take 3.
  31. Re: What designer fragrance would you wear to a rodeo?

    Probably nothing since it's going to smell like popcorn, beer, hay, and horseshit. Pepperment essential oil in the nose would be my suggestion.
  32. Re: Are fragrances slowly being removed from society?

    I work in a hospital so it serves a purpose to "curb" the use of fragrances. People still wear them, but I never complain and I've never had a patient complain so common sense prevails for the most...
  33. Re: Guy Laroche Drakkar Essence - new fragrance....FINALLY LOL

    I think mint is the new oud. Let us know what your impressions are Hednic. I'm hoping this is great because Drakkar is such an icon.
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    Re: Don't compliments from males matter?

    I think any compliment should be acknowledged. As long as it isn't followed up by a wink I'm ok with it. Unless of course it's a male or female that can hire or fire me. Lol. Then you just have to...
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    Re: allure homme edition blanch

    L'humaniste is the way to go, but like others stated it's light and can be fleeting. If your going to pay upwards of $80 dollars for Edition blanche you might as well spend $40 dollars more and get...
  36. Re: Why do so many men not like Chanel's Blue de Chanel?

    Take care HankHarvey! Your ok in my book and I look forward to seeing more of your posts.
  37. Re: Why do so many men not like Chanel's Blue de Chanel?

    I'm liking the misdirection in the pitch. It's actually brilliant! I'm out of the discussion guys. LMFAO! This has been very educational and entertaining and I thank everyone involved in this study. ...
  38. Re: Why do so many men not like Chanel's Blue de Chanel?

    I'll fund it if you call Chanel and get a discount code in your name.
  39. Re: Why do so many men not like Chanel's Blue de Chanel?

    Could very well be. Aqua Velva is familiar to the nose of both men and women and is a consistent seller. Lately I've been buying some fragrances from The Art Of Shaving line (Sandalwood and Lemon)...
  40. Re: Why do so many men not like Chanel's Blue de Chanel?

    You can add Windex and Glass Plus to the bottles you fill up with Aqua Velva. Ammonia is a hell of a cologne.
  41. Re: Why do so many men not like Chanel's Blue de Chanel?

    Some say the proof is in the pudding...Now that I think about it there really aren't enough tools on this website to be able to fully understand the impact. Polls can be contradicting and more of a...
  42. Re: Why do so many men not like Chanel's Blue de Chanel?

    You should contact Chanel and ask them about the social impact of Bleu De Chanel on Basenotes. While your at it get some information on the new EdP and suggest to them what you'd like to see changed...
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    Re: Fragrence Advice

    Burberry London, D&G The One, YSL L'homme, Issey Miyake, and MB Individual are all really nice ones. If your thinking about buying 1 Million I'd looking into a fragrance called Lomani Ab Spirit...
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    Re: Have you ever thrown bottles away?

    I used to give to the Salvation Army until I went into one of their outlet stores. I was wanting to purchase a recliner for my disabled neighbor and they wanted $400 for it and wouldn't accept any...
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    Re: Have you ever thrown bottles away?

    I give them away, but request that the one who wants it covers the price of the shipping.
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    Re: What cologne would James Bond wear?

    Probably something from Clive Christian since it's British.
  47. Re: Best high quality citrus/summer fragrance for me?

    Le cherche midi #30 is really nice.


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  48. Re: What is the first oud that I should try?

    I prefer more of a transparent oud. Rose is another note that's in a lot of Oud fragrances and that can be an acquired taste. Enjoy your Oud discoveries.


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  49. Re: Why do so many men not like Chanel's Blue de Chanel?

    Well Rive Gauche smells a lot like Barbasol so maybe your onto something.



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    Re: Wear what she likes or what you like?

    Wear your #1 with confidence. It's a $250 + fragrance so if she doesn't like it at least she'll know she's with someone that will spend money on things they like. Just don't ruin it by taking her to...
  51. Re: Why do so many men not like Chanel's Blue de Chanel?

    Nice!
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    Re: Bvlgari Man in Black - New Release 2014

    I own the Extreme version and love it. This looks promising.
  53. Re: Why do so many men not like Chanel's Blue de Chanel?

    Well there you have it then. Lol. It's great for some people because it's versatile and a compliment magnet. It's exceptional at doing that. You don't care if a fragrance is versatile or gets...
  54. Re: Why do so many men not like Chanel's Blue de Chanel?

    I think the disagreement I have with your opinion is that you're putting us in the same category as the average fragrance consumer. What applies to them obviously isn't going to be the same for us....
  55. Re: Why do so many men not like Chanel's Blue de Chanel?

    So I guess those members that say Bleu De Chanel doesn't live up to the Chanel name are basing that on what exactly? I've never said or heard it compared to anything made by any of these houses...
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    Re: Anyone apply fragrances to their ribs?

    Aventus is a strong fragrance so spraying under clothing would work well. It's so strong that you only need 2 or 3 sprays on the chest. One thing I learned is that if it's a strong fragrance I won't...
  57. Re: Why do so many men not like Chanel's Blue de Chanel?

    Of course the name recognition exists. The same thing can be said about every fragrance on the market. If you blind folded me and asked me how much I would pay for a fragrance like this I would say...
  58. Re: Why do so many men not like Chanel's Blue de Chanel?

    It's a well blended combination of notes that's a workhorse. I like the smell of it, my wife likes the smell of it, and pretty much everyone I've ever come into contact when I've been wearing it...
  59. Gucci Pour Homme I, Le Cherche Midi 30, and Acqua Di Parma Colonia older formulation. CONUS.

    Have a few up for sale. This is CONUS shipping only. Shipping is included in the prices. PM me with any questions. Thanks for looking.

    Gucci Pour Homme I 3.4 oz tester 99% full. The collar around...
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    Re: Issey Miyake Sport Mint Limited Editon.

    I found a 60% full bottle for a really cheap price .I was thinking about buying Givenchy Play Sport or Cartier Sport which is probably what I will swap this out for. Probably will be putting it up in...
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    Re: Body and Soul equals Bleu de Chanel ?

    The only one that I've heard that is close to BdC is Perry Ellis Pour Homme (new one).
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    Re: Help Me Out and Shut Me Up !

    Lemon by The Art of Shaving is a really good take on Acqua Di Parma Colonia.

    +1 to Solo Absoluto. It stands out from the crowd.
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    Re: Issey Miyake Sport Mint Limited Editon.

    Nothing a like. There's nothing herbal in quality about the mint note or in the fragrance.
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    Re: Issey Miyake Sport Mint Limited Editon.

    I got a full wearing in an it's nice, but like you guys said it has it's limitations. The opening is great and it's just a really crisp and refreshing blast of some type of mint. From there it just...
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    Re: Help Me Out and Shut Me Up !

    Start applying for as many credit cards as you can and max them out with expensive niche purchases. Then come back in a year and talk about how depressed you are that you spent a ton of money on an...
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    Re: Issey Miyake Sport Mint Limited Editon.

    I just looked up the notes of the original sport and this one. 6 total notes on the Sport Mint and 2 are citrus and 1 is mint. Only thing left is vetiver, geranium, and white wood. I'm not sure why...
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    Re: Infusion DHomme

    Mugler Cologne is the closest thing that comes to mind. Both of them are soapy clean with a bit of complexity.
  68. Re: Bleu de Chanel: Why so many negative reviews?

    Ain't that the truth. Wisdom and common sense seems to be thrown out the window sometimes.
  69. Re: Bleu de Chanel: Why so many negative reviews?

    Interesting comparison. It's amazing how with all the hazards of today and all the things we complain about our grandparents survived through multiple World Wars, The Great Depression, The current...
  70. Re: Laki Romeo Gigli for men - anyone try this fragrance?

    Yeah, lol...it looks like a few triple AAA's might fit in there. Romeo Gigli Man is pretty nice. Transparent floral, with a bit of spiciness to it. Uomo is awesome.
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    Issey Miyake Sport Mint Limited Editon.

    Have a bottle of this coming in the mail and was wondering if anyone has tested it lately? It still seems to be a harder fragrance to get, but I have noticed a few stores are carrying it online. From...
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    Re: Thierry Mugler A*MEN Pure Wood

    Received my wipe sample in the mail today. Couldn't pick out any notes, accord, projection, longevity, etc. Not a good way to start Mugler.
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    Re: DHI Actually Smells Surprisingly Masculine

    The dry down is pretty much unisex in my opinion. It's vanilla and cocoa with a touch of lavender. I've worn DHI a lot and never had anyone mention it smelled feminine. I won't comment on MIP.
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    Re: New Michael Kors for men.

    Yeah, they need to market these better or spruce up the image a bit. I liked the first one as it was a masculine tobacco fragrance. If it's anything like the original it should be decent enough to...
  75. Re: I've been wearing EROLFA for 2 weeks straight

    I'm on board with what you guys are saying. I only have around 30 or so bottles which lets me wear my fragrances enough for my nose and others around me to be familiar with, but not get tired of.
  76. Re: Bleu de Chanel: Why so many negative reviews?

    It's a popular fragrance so you can expect negative reviews especially on basenotes.
  77. Re: Anyone else out there thinks GIT smells like MI?

    They do go off in different directions, but in the context of this topic I think they smell much more similar than GIT and MI. Those two might be in the same community. HiM and GPHII would be next...
  78. Re: Anyone else out there thinks GIT smells like MI?

    You forgot that they also share cinnamon. Sorry, but they have more in common than a violet note and it's instantly recognizable.
  79. Re: I am smelling a huge ginger frag among the crowd. Which scent can be?

    Chrome Sport is the most ginger I've ever smelled in a fragrance. It's not the potency, but the way it smells. It's like a ginger root extract. It has an almost medicinal quality to the ginger. I'm a...
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    Re: Is M7 worth a blind buy

    Come back and give us your impressions.
  81. Re: Anyone else out there thinks GIT smells like MI?

    During the dry down I can see it with the ambergris. I think MI has the better opening and heart, but GIT has the better dry down.
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    Is M7 worth a blind buy

    It's not a good blind buy. For one it's not the most versatile fragrance. For another it has what many perceive as cherry cough syrup or robitussin accord. It is medicinal in the opening. I've also...
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    Re: Recent blind buys on their way in

    Quorum Silver is an excellent cedar and vanilla fragrance.


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    Re: Ab Silver Lomani - the next Aventus clone?

    For those that are interested I tried the Glenn Perri Unpredictable Adventure and it's also a nice alternative. It's pretty much in between Insurrection Pure and Ab Silver as far as smokiness. For...
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    Re: Thoughts on the Guerlain Homme line

    I get lime and Iso E super (sweet woody note) for a good 4 to 5 hours. I think it's pretty consistent from the opening to the dry down. The only one out of this line that I would call strong is...
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    Re: Tim McGraw Cologne Wow!!!

    Rocawear evolution is a boozy fragrance in the same vein as Pure Malt.


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    Re: Tim McGraw Cologne Wow!!!

    I was shocked the first time I smelled it. Then an hour later it was gone, but it's a good cheapie. You might also want to try Mustang for Men. It's in the black tin or the yellow bottle with the...
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    Re: Reformulated Dolce and Gabana Pour Homme

    I own the made in Italy version and enjoy it on occasion. Deceiving projection. Everytime I wear this people halfway across the room can smell it.
  89. Re: Are the "Classics" Really that Harsh or are Most Men Simply...

    I can tell that you're a people person. Good luck with your superior intellect.:cheesy:
  90. Re: My fragrances hardly ever sell on here....What am I, chopped liver ?

    It's always about the price, but some fragrances just won't sell on here and on EBay they sell like hot cakes. I think on here you have to offer up prices lower than EBay or other websites. Most of...
  91. Are the "Classics" Really that Harsh or are Most Men Simply...

    I guess by classic you mean anything produced around 1994 or before? How depressing...lol....anyways, I would say the notes and ingredients were better, but the blending is inferior to newer...
  92. Re: What is the best Designer fragrance in the last 5 years?

    I'm not sure about the 5 years, but I think these are really nice.
    Cartier Roadster
    Aqua Fahrenheit
    Bleu De Chanel
    Dior Homme Sport 2012
  93. Re: Name a scent that smells like another scent and list the two scents that smell alike or similar

    Ouch.


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    Re: Thoughts on the Guerlain Homme line

    The only one I didn't like was Intense. The original has the big mojito note, but doesn't last as long. The dry down in Intense is what ruined it. L'Eau is like the original, but more natural...
  95. Re: Does anyone here have both 24 Gold AND Halston Man Amber?

    As much as I like the smell of 24 Gold it can come off as feminine and over the top. Impossible to wear in the summer or spring due to it's nuclear projection and sweetness. Halston Amber Man is ...
  96. Re: LIDGE new bottle design or manufacturing defect?

    I wouldn't mind it either. If it's somewhere between the regular version and Extreme I might actually be able to wear it more than once a month.
  97. LE CHERCHE MIDI No. 30 worth a spot as a summer fragrance?

    I recently bought a bottle of this because I've heard it's a nice citrus summer fragrance. Are there any members out there that wear this or have it, and if so what are your thoughts about this being...
  98. Re: Need Advice : A/C went out in home. We will be without A/C for two days, will it affect my scen

    I feel for you especially in the Florida heat. Mine went out last summer and it took the company 6 days to get the parts (condenser and UV light install) and another 2 days to do the actual install....
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    Re: Bleu de Chanel Eau de Parfum - 2014

    A good example is my brother in law is a brand manager for the biggest beer distributor in the US. They own close to 60% of the beer market. They can afford to take chances because they own such a...
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    Re: Bleu de Chanel Eau de Parfum - 2014

    Well then you could say that they're all greedy then. Last time I checked many niche houses (big and small) charge 3 to 5 times or more the price of companies such ad Dior, Chanel, and others. So do...
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