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  1. Re: Price = Quality: Price the Fragrance Accordingly

    BB, I've tried/owned the ones below from your list and honestly the only one I feel that's grossly overpriced is TV. I feel the rest are about right cost wise, except for Individuel which is a bit...
  2. Thread: Diesel Battle

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    Re: Diesel Battle

    Oh man, that's a tough one! I own OTB Tattoo, FFL Spirit and Plus-Plus. Probably FFL Spirit gets the most compliments...which to my nose is quite close to YSL's L'Homme Parfum Intense, only much...
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    Re: Why must anyone listen to the IFRA?

    If you type in IFRA and Chris Bartlett into the search here on BN's, it will tell you why. Chris is a very knowledgeable perfumer and posted something about the houses having issues with...
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    Re: Ever play SA in a mall store?

    LOL, AWESOME! E-40 and The Click are giving you old school props right now!:thumbsup:
  5. Poll: Re: Are you a fan of fragrances that have a soapy scent?

    Not generally a fan. The only one I own right now is Lunna Rossa and I'm debating on keeping it.
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    Re: SOTD; Friday, December 19, 2014

    CH men
  7. Re: Surprising compliment getter with good projection..

    Yeah bro, the one with the "skull" thingy was 9IX. And I'm in complete agreement, a total pass for me too. Paris Hilton for Men does the whole sweet, melon/calone/unisex-fem thing MUCH better for the...
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    Re: Your Desert Island Fragrance

    TRUE! Can't go wrong with the original king of aquatics and the reactions from woman ...even though I no longer own a bottle, this would probably be my choice as well.:)
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    Re: Your Desert Island Fragrance

    My all time favorite, this would KILL it with the "native babes"!:thumbsup:
  10. Re: Surprising compliment getter with good projection..

    I agree, Evolution is a suprisingly good fragrance that I enjoy very much!

    I tried the other two from this house also, didn't like the first frag from this line "9IX"...generic melon/calone, meh....
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    Re: Clean Leather - Recommendations?

    L'essence de Cerruti
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    Re: SotD: Thursday, December 18, 2014

    Azzaro Club
  13. Re: What to wear to ugly christmas sweater party?

    I immediately though "KOUROS!" when I saw your post;) But out of your choices, I would go Spicebomb....got that whole Christmas vibe thing going on.
  14. Thread: Lacoste L!VE

    by bigbz
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    Re: Lacoste L!VE

    Personally speaking, yes I think L-12 White is a "safer" scent. I actually really enjoy it, I wore it a ton this last summer...it was a "sleeper" hit for me. But everyone is different though:)
  15. Re: Which fragrance do you use the most/least of when applying

    Least-
    24 Gold, Tobacco Vanille 2 sprays

    Most-
    KC REaction, CK Be, I am King- 6 atleast :)
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    Re: Best Winter Fragrances (Designers)???

    First off your list so far is excellent, really all the winter essentials already. The only ones I could really add would be....

    Spicebomb
    1 Million
    CH Men
    24 Gold
    Versace Eros
    Joop Wild...
  17. Re: Chanel Allure Homme Sport tester (real or fake?)

    My older tester bottle of AHS that I know is legit, doesn't have that diamond thingy on the back....but that doesn't mean much since I'm sure they change packaging fairly often
  18. Thread: Lacoste L!VE

    by bigbz
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    Re: Lacoste L!VE

    I thought it was a weird combo of notes and to my nose, smelled the same way...I didn't like it at all. And this is coming from a guy who likes and owns many from the LaCoste house(L-12 White,...
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    Re: Is Jaguar Classic Gold a Lavander scent?

    FWIW-Just bought Prada Luna Rossa....this is a very nice lavender scent IMHO.
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    Re: Is Jaguar Classic Gold a Lavander scent?

    I don't remember getting much(if any)lavender from it when I owned it. I do recall it being kind of similar to Niko's Sculpture, Diesel Plus-Plus and Sun Java, ect.. Good smell, with nice longevity....
  21. Thread: Other addictions

    by bigbz
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    Re: Other addictions

    Ditto, Domino's is AWESOME!(can't beat the 3 topping large carry-out mon-thur for $7.99;) Costco pizza is my next favorite!lol
  22. Thread: Other addictions

    by bigbz
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    Re: Other addictions

    Absolutely! I'm a golfer, so golf clubs were a big one for a long time a few years back. And before that it was guns. But the latest kick is collecting old school skateboard decks for the mid 80's to...
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    Poll: Re: Excellent Projection is ...

    +1 I voted for 3ft at 8+hrs
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    Re: SotD: Wednesday, December 17, 2014

    Diesel OTB Tattoo
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    Re: Do you prefer buying or owning?

    Yep, same here....neverending parcels arriving at my place, I'm sure my carrier hates me;)
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    Re: How do I clean my plastic atomizer?

    This! I do the same thing and then try to make sure I use a fragrance along the same lines of the one that was in there when I re-fill.(aquatic, woody, gourmand, ect.)
  27. Re: Do you explain to people if you are wearing a "clone"?

    A mix of #2 and #3, depending on how interested they were.
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    Re: super sick!!! kokosicko!

    Yep, been there before my friend....ONE spray of Tobacco Vanille was all it took. It just kept on going and going, and after about 3hrs on me I couldn't take it anymore and got sick. The only...
  29. Re: Which long-term fragrance are you still excited to wear?

    The One for men and Born Wild....a couple of the oldest bottles I have in my relatively new collection. But everytime pull these out and get ready to spray them I get amped up and am never let...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, December 16,, 2014

    Bleu de Chanel....the GF really likes this one and it's our 4yr anniversary so I'm wearing it for her.:thumbsup:
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    Re: 2014 XMAS Day Scent

    Spicebomb for me!(like a bazzion others dudes I'm sure;) )
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    Re: Best Perfumes of 2014 - Fragrantica

    All I can speak on is the men's designer, and I think that list is about right....I know Valentino Uomo is my favorite release of this year.(also liked Black XS Potion which not surprisingly didn't...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, December 12, 2014

    YSL La Nuit
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, December 11, 2014

    CH Men
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, December 10, 2014

    Joop Homme Wild
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, December 9,, 2014

    D&G The One
  37. Re: Which one of these would you want the most in your collection?

    The only one I don't own is the Dior(which I want to try BADLY!:) Probably original L'homme, I just LOVE the smell and it's very versatile....despite fairly weak projection and average longevity. La...
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    Re: Smooth cedar fragrance?

    +1 for Lalique White. Also the original Tommy Bahama for men, which I think is unfortunately discontinued :/
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, December 8, 2014

    Bleu De Chanel
  40. Re: What fragrance truly deserves the moniker "Spicebomb"?

    Halston Catalyst
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    Re: Best Warm/Winter Masculine Scent for men?

    I'd like to suggest Lomani Body and Soul.....smells similar to Spicebomb to my nose, but less sweet and more woody with black pepper instead of pink pepper. VERY good long lasting scent IMO for a...
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    Re: Best Warm/Winter Masculine Scent for men?

    Burning Ice is a really nice IMO, especially for the price you can get it for!
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    Re: suggest top 4 frags out of 10

    I would agree that these are probably the best choice for a hot and humid climate, if you swap out La Nuit for GIT as your final one.

    Personally by smell alone I would choose HM, La Nuit,...
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    Re: Favortie Bond no.9?

    Scent of Peace is my favorite and the only full Bond bottle I own. Tried Bleecker St., Riverside Drive, Chez Bond, Shelter Island and httpBond.com...they were nice, but not bottle worthy for me.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, December 7, 2014

    Spicebomb
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    Re: Today I bought: December 2014

    Prada Luna Rossa
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    Re: Layering one million

    I'm waiting to hear about 1 Million and Eros layered!!!lol
  48. Re: Quick fix to your Thierry Mugler Rubber Flask annoyance.

    Yep, same here....very first thing I do!!!:thumbup:
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    Re: Scents on a plane: What do you wear?

    One spray on my chest of something mellow....like Reaction, J.V., The One,Givenchy Play Intense, ect.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, Dec. 5, 2014

    Diesel Fuel For Life Spirit
  51. Poll: Re: Bond No.9 - Bleecker St. Vs. The Scent of Peace for Him

    SOP hands down, AMAZING scent IMHO!!!(though Bleeker St. is pretty good as well;)
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    Re: Meharees by lebolario. Really surprised

    Glad to hear you took a "gamble" on this one Tim....and I agree, just like MR without the nasty clove!:thumbsup: Dolcelisir is very good as well!
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, December 3, 2014

    Queen by Queen Latifah
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    Re: Today I bought: December 2014

    Gucci Guilty Black
    Rocawear X and Evolution
    Chrome summer
    Cartier essence D'Orange
    Lacoste L-12 Noir and Elegance
    Hilfiger EST. 1985
    Johnson & Murphy
    24 Gold Oud edition sample
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    Re: Best finds of 2014

    CH Men as well....can't believe I forgot to mention this one!
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    Re: cheapies but goodies

    Lalique White and 24 Gold
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    Re: Blind Buy ... Success!

    Congrats man, I love when that happens!!! And yes, CH Men is a fantastic frag and my gem find from 2014 along with Black XS Potion!
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    Poll: Re: Which Gucci Guilty?

    Had Intense and didn't care for it, but just recently picked up black and really like it.(even if longevity isn't too great:/ )
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, December 1, 2014

    Jesus del Pozo Halloween man
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, November 30, 2014

    Born Wild this morning and 1 Million later today:)
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    Re: Sotd - friday november 28 2014

    Black XS Potion.....how is this scent STILL not in the data base on here?!:mad:
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    Re: Most potent in-production designer fragrance?

    Silver Scent comes to mind right away. Really anything from Bogart is through the roof in strength;)
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, November 26, 2014

    Valentino Uomo
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    Re: The $500 Challenge: 2015

    So a little over $40 a month average through the whole 2015 year for frags?! Man, I'm all about cheapies ALWAYS...but no way I could even come close to that! Good luck B.B. with your plan!!!:beer:
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    Re: Warm/Creamy/Milky/'Blonde' winter fragrance

    +1 on Sculpture. Also Franck Olivier Sun Java....both a creamy and more "grown up" version on Diesel Plus Plus and very reasonable prices.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, November 25, 2014

    Born Wild
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    Re: Must smell like Blackberries!

    Totally agree about Christian Audigier for men....awesome underrated blackberry/pear and suede scent. Good longevity for me with average to slightly below average projection. One of my guilty...
  68. [USA] Re: Vera Wang, Baldessarini, Ed Hardy...new/nearly new and $20 or less shipped!

    Bump!
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, November 24, 2014

    La Nuit
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, November 23, 2014

    Original Penguin
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    [CONUS] Re: Assorted frags, nothing more than $40!

    PM coming!:)
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, November22, 2014

    CH Men
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    Re: Today I bought: November 2014

    Ed Hardy Love is...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, November 21, 2014

    D&G The One
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    Re: Today I bought: November 2014

    50ml of Valentino Uomo
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, November 20, 2014

    Valentino Uomo
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    Re: Carolina Herrera: Best of?

    CH Men and Chic I own and really enjoy. Had 212 VIP and sample of the original 212, didn't like 212 and VIP was nice, but weak.
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    Re: Do we have tendencies??

    I turn 40 next month and sweet scents(fruity/gourmand/ect.)are generally my favorite....Black XS/Diesel OTB Tattoo/1 Million/CH Men/D&G The One are just a few off the top of my head that I wear a lot...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, November 19, 2014

    Midnight In Paris
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    Re: halston fragrances

    Yeah, Amber Man is a good one if your into drier, less sweet, amber/oud combos. The only knock is it doesn't last that long. I also had Catalyst, but it was too much clove and other spices...too old...
  81. Re: one spray to front of neck or one on each side?

    Like others have said, not a great idea to spray the front of neck...because it will lead of olfactory fatigue. I spray the back of my neck personally and that works well:)
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    Re: Best finds of 2014

    Black XS Potion and Valentino Uomo for me
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    Re: Smooth, laid-back, classy scent?

    Midnight In Paris
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, November 18, 2014

    CH Men
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    Re: L'eau D'issey Summer 2013 vs 2014

    I own the 2013 version and like it. I had heard the rumor that the 2013 and 2014 scents were the same, just repackaged?(who knows though?) Like all the summer variations, it has strong similarities...
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    Re: how do you apply your cologne

    2-4 sprays, but the usual is 3. One to the chest, one to the back of the neck and then usually one to the front of my shirt....and 90% of the time, this is good to go!:)
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    Re: Your first love...

    Polo Sport and Hugo....loved both so bought them both at my local Macy's back in '95!!!:thumbup:
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, November 17, 2014

    JPG Kokorico By Night
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, November 14, 2014

    Dior Homme intense
  90. Re: What is the best smelling fragrance from Ralph Lauren's "Polo" line?

    Polo Black for me as well
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    Re: do you like the smell of patchouli?

    Only when it's mixed properly. It adds a lot to compositions, so I'm glad for that and enjoy it quite a bit when it's not the dominate note. But I used to work with a "natural" older lady who wore...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, November 13, 2014

    24 Gold
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, November 12, 2014

    Wore Spicebomb today
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    Re: Was Pumpkin the panty dropper all along?

    LOL....indeed!:thumbup:
  95. Re: I just started dating. Best "Panty Dropper" fragrances for men?

    +1 for 1million:thumbsup:
  96. Re: Abercrombie Fierce clone: Sunrise or Legend?

    The opening of Sunrise was harsh and made me recoil a bit when I first smelt it, but the drydown is where the comparison to A&F is at. Also Sunrise has very good longevity. I will say, I never got to...
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    [USA] Re: Vera Wang Men and Private Affairs for swap.

    Bump!
  98. Re: Never tried Axe before today! So, yes, I bought one.

    Only a two word post??? This isn't like you at all Tim?!<bg>
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    Re: Blind Buy Hits and Misses

    Hits-
    John Varvatos
    360 Black
    Versace PH
    Armani Attitude
    Diesel Plus Plus
    Diesel Only The Brave Tattoo
    1 Million
    Black XS
    Jaguar Vision
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, November 9, 2014

    Love and Luck today and CH Men for this evening
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