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    Re: Coconut fragrance?

    Good luck finding that. I've been looking for that for months.
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    Re: Looking for something that smells like Joop!

    The cheapest way to get the smell of Joop! is to tie a urinal cake around your neck. The projection isn't quite as good, but it lasts even longer!
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    Re: men watermelon summer scent

    I also love the watermelon smell and was part of a thread about it not too long ago.


    Game does have watermelon that starts off pretty good, but after about 30 minutes it develops a really nasty...
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    Re: Givenchy Play Summer Vibrations

    I tried it about a week ago and was impressed. I only sprayed it on a card, so I only really got the tops notes. However it smelled like Lemon Peel (very NOT synthetic smelling) mixed with some...
  5. Thread: Joop!

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    Re: Joop!

    Yeah, it makes me sick and dizzy with even 1 spray.
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    Re: Antonio Banderas: Opinions?

    I really starting to think that the % of base noters that I can agree with smell wise is drastically smaller than I once thought. So many countless times I've read where people fall in love with...
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    Re: Antonio Banderas: Opinions?

    double post/ how do I delete?
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    Re: Are there any Demeter frags worth it?

    What about the Watermelon one? Or what about any of the beachy-ish ones?
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    Re: What was your worst blind buy ever?

    Number 1 is Joop. It was that expensive, but any dollar amount was too much. I would have to be paid to even own this garbage again.

    Number 2 is some Antonia Banderas cologne from walmart for $3...
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    Re: Fuel for Life Summer edition?

    Or jumped his bones with compliments....
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    Re: Fuel for Life Summer edition?

    What do you mean?
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    Re: New Salvador for men by Dali Salvador

    I have Dali: Laguna coming in the mail. I'm buying it blind and it's my first experience with the house. If I like it as much as I hope I will, I'll be stopping by the other options they put out.
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    Sticky: Re: On Getting Free Samples from Companies Now

    OMG. wtf. I sent them a rather pleasant request saying that I had used Issey Miyake for a year or so and was really interested to see what else they had to offer since no store close to me offered...
  14. Thread: Forum-Be-Gone

    by Geikamir
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    Re: Forum-Be-Gone

    lol, me too
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    Re: your 'secret weapon' scent...

    Acqua Di Gio. Amirite?
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    Re: Newbie - Lime Cologne

    Your review on here mentions lime, but the others do not and I can't seem to find reviews of this elsewhere. How would you describe the lime in this one? Like 7-UP style lime or like lime from a...
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    Re: Spotted at Marshall's

    Joop! probably should be in the women's section. I was always surprised that it was marketed towards men.
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    Re: Set Sail St Barts

    Yeah, it's awesome :)

    No one ever seems to mention it, but I definitely notice it.
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    Re: Spotted at Marshall's

    Wow, that's awesome. I need to go check mine out. There are several things in that list that I want.
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    Re: Fuel for Life Summer edition?

    The more you guys talk about this, the more I want to get it. Sounds like exactly what I wish the original was.
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    Re: Tommy Bahama question.

    Yeah, my Set Sail St. Barts is a "cologne spray". It has great longevity on me, but not on most others.

    For 20 bucks that a good deal.
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    Re: L'eau Par Kenzo/ L'eau Par Kenzo Indigo

    Ever since L'Eau Par Kenzo was suggested to me on here and I blind bought it, it remains the best blind buy I've ever made. It's amazing. One of top three colognes I think.

    I haven't tried the...
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    Re: Fruity but Manly!

    Its funny, one of my first posts here on base notes had almost the exact same title.

    The only thing I've smelled with a mango note is Paris Hilton for Men. It was actually recommended to me in...
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    Re: Fuel for Life Summer edition?

    I'd like to smell it. I'm actually trying to get a bottle now. An aquatic base instead of a woody base like the perfect addition to me :)
  25. Re: What is the point of topnotes if it only lasts 5-15 minutes

    I do this too :)
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    Re: S o t D, Saturday, 17 April 2010

    Clinique: Happy for Men.
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    Re: Some of the greenest colognes out

    Well, Banana Republic kind of smells like fresh cut grass at the opening. Then quickly becomes a super fresh soapy smell. Super clean.


    Hugo Boss, the original one, smells like cedar and pine and...
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    Re: Emotional response to perfumes

    Almost everything I wear either makes me happy, or energized. I prefer those scents.

    The likely case in your situation is that you had smelled that on someone long ago or during a sad time in your...
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    Re: Ok this is so cool!

    Yeah, heat is amazing like that. That's why lighter summer fragrances are often times deemed as weak. It's really just to counteract how overpowering it would be if it was any stronger.
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    Re: What would Chuck Norris wear?

    He doesn't need a fragrance. His natural odor is enough... and it smells like fear.
  31. Re: I am the Fragrance Devil ! I am here to tempt you.

    Ok deal.

    1st wish. I'd like my soul back, thanks :)
    2nd wish. I'd like you gone and never heard from again.
    3rd wish. I'd like to never worry about money again or anyone I care for has to...
  32. Re: What colognes do you wear to study or read?

    Nothing too intriguing or else your mind will wonder. Something very light so it doesn't require your attention. I'd go with something like The One by D&G. Energetic but not too much.
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    Re: Scotch whisky-ish?

    Demeter has some scents specifically targeted towards smelling like booze, as said in another thread.

    One that I have/had that smell like liquor:

    Tommy Bahama- Set Sail St. Barts.
    DKNY- Red...
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    Re: Forums display problems since yesterday?

    Yeah, that's been happening to me too. Sometimes I can't get on the site for 30 minutes or so, or when I post it doesn't post and firefox tells me it can't connect...?
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    Re: Axe Instinct / Lynx Instinct

    I'm pretty sure they are the same thing. If I'm not mistaken, doesn't Lynx make Axe?
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    Re: Why do they spray that much???

    I like the spraying under your shirt method. Often times it works perfectly. I continuously get the smell for a few hours longer. I easily suffer from nose fatigue, though.
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    Re: your next fragrance haul

    Is it really? I didn't know that either. I might need to hurry up and get one too, in case I like it.
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    Re: Can't there at least be one house?

    Well, that's subjective, but to me it's nasty.
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    Re: your next fragrance haul

    These are two I'm curious about. Are these blind buys for you? I have never smelled either, but am intrigued.
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    Re: Why do they spray that much???

    I find that different colognes require different techniques to increase longevity and sillage for me. I just played around until I found the right ones that work best for me.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Yeah, that's a good point. I actually only know of one other person that I have ever smelled Black on. I seem to hardly ever come in contact with Kenneth Cole around here. Good for me, because I like...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Me too. However, I actually love how black smells. So it's win-win for me :)
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    Re: Why do they spray that much???

    That wind tunnel would just succeed in making everyone in the place sick, as well. Do you really spray 10 times?
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    Re: S o t D, Saturday, 17 April 2010

    Banana Republic: Classic
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    Re: your next fragrance haul

    Everything listed in the bottom part of my signature :)
  46. Re: "do not operate heavy machinery after spraying kouros"

    More like 'went over to the dark side'... lol
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    Re: Demeter : irresponsible marketing?

    lol, that's a pretty good point. Yeah, I agree with that. Maybe the best way for them to go about attempting to make a difference would be to actually donate a % of the money made from these...
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    Re: Chanel Longevity issue!

    Hmmm. Maybe they really just don't work on your skin. Clashing chemicals or something.

    Well, before you denounce the fragrances altogether, hold off and try to test some out in store and see for...
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    Re: Chanel Longevity issue!

    Well, buying online is sometimes tricky. Buying from an outlet is as close to a guarantee as you can get in most cases.

    Check the serial numbers on the box and bottle and make sure they match....
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    Re: Chanel Longevity issue!

    Did you buy them from an outlet or the internet?

    This is bizarre behavior for Chanel. I, like many others, get great longevity with all the Allures I have tried. There could be a flaw with your...
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    Re: Longevity/Sillage question

    Yeah, I actually learned this little trick myself. I can get fatigued easily sometimes, so this works wonders.
  52. Re: What is the point of topnotes if it only lasts 5-15 minutes

    :) Nicely put.

    You MUST be into music.
  53. Re: What is the point of topnotes if it only lasts 5-15 minutes

    I like how the tops notes blend into the rest of the smell, and can be noticed lightly for the rest of the time. I can detect the top notes the entire time on most fragrances, luckily.
  54. Re: Colognes the COMPLETE opposite of refined and sophisticated...........

    +1 for Joop!

    Also, I would say anything super fun would also fit the bill. Even though I love these types of fragrances, anything super fruity and light couldn't really be considered refined or...
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    Re: Can't there at least be one house?

    Tommy Bahama has yet to make a fragrance I hate. It's designer, but they make quality scents, IMO.
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    Re: Demeter : irresponsible marketing?

    Wow, Indie Guy. You seem to have a lot of built up angst.

    Please forgive companies that try to make a buck AND attempt to keep people safe/the world livable. They know not what they do.
  57. Re: "do not operate heavy machinery after spraying kouros"

    Emly, I applaud your restraint from wearing it! :)

    Also, I did not mean to single you, sorry.



    lol, sorry no offense.
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    Re: Is Perfume Worldwide good?

    Something about all of this just doesn't seem legit.
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    Re: Does anyone make antiperspirants?

    I have had the EXACT same question myself for a while now. I used to use unscented Right Guard spray antiperspirant, but I can't seem to find that any more.

    Also, where did you get that crystal...
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    Re: The much-delayed BMM10 Final Results.

    I don't really get it. What happened?
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    Re: Similar to Chanel Allure homme sport

    I didn't think that Versace PH smelled exactly like it. I mean, I can definitely notice some similarities, but I think there are more differences. To me, if you mixed Versace PH and AdG and then...
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    Re: Layering

    Well, I haven't tried layering (on purpose anyway) since high school. I mixed everything I could with Adidas Moves (LOL). I thought it gave me a signature scent backbone, or something. IDK.
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    Re: Why do they spray that much???

    Oh God. I would have died.

    I'm the kind of person that can smell what someone is wearing as they casually pass by me, and sometimes even pick out the exact fragrance they are wearing (if is a...
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    Re: Missed Milestone

    Grats! You've been posting long before I, ever so recently, joined the club. Thanks for helping get the site to what it is today.
  65. Re: "do not operate heavy machinery after spraying kouros"

    See, this kind of acquired taste is something I actually want to avoid. I don't want to get to the point in my life where something that could possibly be construed as piss could smell good to me.
    ...
  66. Thread: Best Lacoste?

    by Geikamir
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    Re: Best Lacoste?

    Oh yes! We talked about them the other day and I'd already forgot about it.

    I have yet to try it, but from the reviews I'm quite saddened. Maybe they will release some more awesomeness soon.
  67. Re: What's Your Best Barbershop Fragrance Experience?

    None yet, but I'm eager to try West Indian Limes. I'm hoping for the best.
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    Re: under 30 barbershop scent suggestions

    I think the age classification is a preference. If you think it's too old, then it is for you. There's nothing wrong with that.
  69. Re: "do not operate heavy machinery after spraying kouros"

    If you can spray 5 sprays of that stuff, then you are destined to be Mr. CologneGuy for the rest of your life. Your senses just aren't what they used to be.
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    Re: Top, Middle and Base notes?

    Most of the time, the oils decide for themselves when they will leave and how the smell will appear. That's one of the reasons it's an art form. It has to be done properly to turn out with the...
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    Re: My best bargain yet!

    Wow! Score!

    That's pretty righteous, indeed.
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    Re: Versace: Bright Crystal

    I hope I don't have a fake. That would suck. I want to resell it because of such a short length, but I don't want to sell a fake :(

    I really do enjoy the smell, tho.
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    Re: Stetson - What the....?!

    I wonder what the world would be like if Acqua di Gio was marketed like Stetson, and vice versa... ?
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    Poll: Re: Essence of sex final round

    Well, thanks for the offer, but I don't really deem myself as a person that is qualified to even run a forum poll on fragrances. I'm definitely more of just a voter. lol.
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    Re: Versace: Bright Crystal

    That's remarkably better than the one I got her :(
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    Poll: Re: Essence of sex final round

    Well, I'm not trying to say you did it wrong or anything like that. I'm just adding some input is all.
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    Poll: Re: Essence of sex final round

    Suggestion for Round 2. Add in some more options for the younger crowd, preferably. That area of fragrances may be deemed as: cheap, synthetic, boring, or poor by some... but others really quite love...
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    Re: Elegant but young?

    For clubbing I would say Givenchy: Pi or Chanel: Allure Pour Homme Sport.
  79. Re: Newbie asking for a recommendation - in a weird way

    I'm not sure I can help you out with this, but I admire your description and the scenario that you're interested in. Cool way of thinking.

    Also, Sculpture, your pretty good at explaining the mood...
  80. Re: Any Beautiful Smells in Nature, that have yet to been fully utilized in Perfume

    That's a good point. I don't recall ever smelling anything quite like that.
  81. Thread: Best Lacoste?

    by Geikamir
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    Re: Best Lacoste?

    I'd really like to see another scent come from these guys. One of the best designer fragrance makers for sure.
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    Re: What is your driest WOOD SCENT?

    I don't really like these types of scents, so the driest I own is Kenneth Cole: RSVP. It's definitely very woody and, to me, very dry.

    The driest I've smelled is Boss #6, but to me it was very...
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    Re: Top, Middle and Base notes?

    Some notes just don't have the natural ability to out last others. They can come close and be mix/manufactured to adjust the longevity, but in most cases they are forced to take on the role of the...
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    Re: Not only unique but seductive?

    Lacoste: Pour Homme. It may be a designer, but there's not another exactly like it. It oozes seductive class, IMO.
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    Re: How long until Kouros mellows out?

    It will never mellow out....
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    Re: Polo Black confusion..

    I found Polo Black to be moderately pleasant. It's a different type of fruity than I am typically into, but it wasn't bad. The dry down reminded me a bit of the dry down of AdG, actually. I also...
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    Re: S o t D - Thursday 15th April 2010

    Chanel Allure Pour Homme Sport :)
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    Re: Any classics from the last decade?

    Chanel Allure Pour Homme was created as a classic.
  89. Re: Macy now has Summer Code and Play Summer Variations.

    So, the variation of Givenchy Play? I didn't know they had that. I though Play WAS the summer variation and Play Intense was the winter version.

    I need to try Summer Code. Maybe I can detect a...
  90. Re: Check Out This Spoof on Tim Swetcoft & Marc the cologne review!

    Tim's spoof was almost exactly spot on. Only thing he should have done was say his two most common phrases: "Well, what it all comes down to.../ When you get right down to it..." or "Two sprays on...
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    Re: Newbie looking for advice

    Kenneth Cole: Black. Young and Classy.
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    Re: Need help finding a good cologne

    Sounds like Acqua Di Gio by Armani is for you!

    That's a super popular cologne everywhere else in the world. Even if you stand out where you live, you won't anywhere else you go. Smells pretty...
  93. Re: Demeter - how full are the .5 oz spray tubes?

    Actually with small vials you have to leave a certain amount of space for it to be able to spray properly.
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    Re: ARMANI Acqua di Gio Authentic check [PICS]

    Yeah. Check the serial numbers and make sure the ones on the bottle match the ones on the box. See if the nozzle looks tampered with or glued on. Also, if the box lid is very easy to open, then it...
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    Re: Summer/Winter? I don't get it.

    I think it's a personal taste thing. I also definitely have some colognes that just scream SUMMER! To someone else it could be completely wrong for the warmer months. It's what you feel is...
  96. Re: UPDATE: I NEVER Get Complimented on ANY Cologne. :( Help!

    Yeah, if you like, wear it. And if your crowd likes it, that's even more of a reason to wear it.

    As long as you're happy with the results, that's all that you can ask for. Reminds me of a song:
    ...
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    Re: Versace: Bright Crystal

    How long does that typically last for you?
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    Re: Versace: Bright Crystal

    Nothing so far?
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    Re: Just another office fragrance thread

    I know it's moderately hated here on BN, but I find that the original Hugo Boss is actually a pretty pleasing green. It could be construed to have a sweet based, but I perceive is as a mellow...
  100. Re: sending fragrances internationally is illegal?

    I, too, have bought and sold overseas and never had a problem.
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