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    Re: The official Jeremy Fragrance fragrance thread

    Can't stand Alpha midget, the guy is so full of himself, and prides a channel off of basically being cocky, and applies that to prey on insecure men to make money.
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    Re: The official Jeremy Fragrance fragrance thread

    Can you give me a review on Date for Men? I'm sure you own it, since you loved Office so much.
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    Re: The official Jeremy Fragrance fragrance thread

    Lol, I was thinking the same.
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    Re: The official Jeremy Fragrance fragrance thread

    Been out of the loop for a while..

    What's the consensus on Date for Men? I haven't heard nearly as much hype as I did for Office. Is Date worth checking out?
  5. Re: Guerlain Vetiver - What's wrong with the new formulation?

    I agree with Jack Hunter, I thought the original actually smelled more synthetic. I think the current stuff is a great textbook vetiver fragrance, for those new to the frag game, looking for a good...
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    Re: Moschino Toy Boy review

    I agree with Royal Potion, but RP much more smokey. However I get no Rose 31. Rose 31, is fresh, not dark. Lyric Man is more mysterious to me. The jammy rose opening has a sort of raspberry accord...
  7. [CONUS] Re: Black Orchid, Cerruti, Pure Coffee, Exceptionnel, Mancera + more!

    Did a big update, added some stuff. Updated what I'm looking for.
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    Re: Moschino Toy Boy review

    Wearing this this afternoon for my SOTE, it just came in the mail today. I think it's a pretty nice fragrance, with interesting notes, but I have smelled it before. It's like a lighter Lyric Man, or...
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    Re: Moschino Toy Boy review

    Porsche Titan smells like vinegar.
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    Re: Moschino Toy Boy review

    Are you arkoudaphobic or teganophobic?
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    Re: Moschino Toy Boy review

    Thanks for the info. I wound up ordering a sample from a seller in Puerto Rico I've used in the past though. Will give my thoughts once I get it. Hoping it's a sleeper.
  12. Re: Balsamic Ouds - what's out there? (myrrh etc)

    Baldessarini Ambre Oud
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    Re: Moschino Toy Boy review

    An ebay seller is selling 3.4 oz bottles for $60, but i never heard of the seller, and their name is "Honest" with 100% feedback, just something about the name leaves me pondering.
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    Re: worst fragrance of all time???

    wrong topic
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    Re: Moschino Toy Boy review

    Read a little more about it, Sebastian said it has a lot of pear in it. Sounds like it might be on the feminine side based on reviews and videos I've seen now.
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    Re: Moschino Toy Boy review

    Sounds like something special, will keep my eyes peeled.
  17. Re: Dior Homme Parfum or Creed Royal Mayfair for a formal event?

    I'm wearing Royal Mayfair just casually today, I don't think it's a formal fragrance at all. I haven't smelled DHP, but if it's anything like DHI, I would consider it classy/dress up/formal.
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    Re: Fragrance match?

    I think you'd enjoy Prada Amber Intense.

    If I was 40-50 and needed a signature scent, this would probably be it, or maybe Fahrenheit. Problem with Fahrenheit though, I have been wearing it for...
  19. Re: Beating a Dead Horse, Late to the Party, 540

    It's very sweet, maybe even too sweet. It's also super strong, so be careful when you smell it that you don't overload your olfactory senses. Maybe try putting it on a test strip and coming back to...
  20. Re: Bearded brothers - pairing beard oil/balm with daily wear

    Most beard oils I use (I have at least 10 varieties) are light on scent, except for a couple. One pairing I LOVE is on a big projecting beard oil. It's called American Provenance Firepits and...
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    Re: Question about Bogart Signature

    Yes they are similar. Paco Rabanne has a bite to it, and Bogart is smoother. I think the Bogart is more like Lacoste (1984 edition) than PR.
  22. Re: Latest Paco Rabanne 1 Million Flanker - 1 Million Parfum!

    Hey, ya never know. I once bought CK2 expecting something boring with notes of wet pebbles and wasabi, it wound up smelling like the closest thing to Rose 31! So who knows..
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    Re: *NEW* Rochas Moustache EDP (2018)

    NOW I remember what this smells like, it smells nearly identical to Lomani Intense Black, which is supposed to be a copy of Royal Oud. I've never smelled Creed Royal Oud, so I can't make that...
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    Re: *NEW* Rochas Moustache EDP (2018)

    Got mine today, it's ok. Not blown away by any means, kind of boring honestly. Smells very synthetic. I'm getting some patchouli and myrrh (kind of giving a tobacco accord) in the dry down that...
  25. Re: Latest Paco Rabanne 1 Million Flanker - 1 Million Parfum!

    Prive is really good imo. The rest have sucks. The last one in the silver bottle, Lucky I think, smelled like nothing but chemicals.
  26. Re: Latest Paco Rabanne 1 Million Flanker - 1 Million Parfum!

    the notes look nasty
  27. Re: Latest Azzaro Wanted Flanker - Wanted Tonic!

    Never liked the first 2.. both very common smelling.
  28. Re: Pacific Rock Moss is such a fresh delight

    They do smell the same, imo. Either way, I don't really find the fragrance very interesting. Kind of along the lines of D&G Light Blue, with a more salty feel.
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    Re: *NEW* Rochas Moustache EDP (2018)

    FYI, a seller on Ebay, Scentedmonkey has this for $33 shipped right now. I just bought mine before posting this. Here is the link:...
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    Re: Airy amber

    Original Ed Hardy, 2008 bottle, comes in a tan/yellowish box with his famous graphics. I think the citrus and and herbal notes cancel out the depth of the amber, amber is usually always resinous, but...
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    Re: The Fragrance Confessions thread

    Another Fragrance confession.

    I have not bought any fragrance or samples in over a month, I consider this a major accomplishment.
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    Re: Wow Dior Homme 2020!

    I thought it's ok, not worth the bashing it gets. Keep in mind that fragrances like these are made to appeal to the new different demographic, not us few frag-heads, the .5% of us (if that) in the...
  33. Re: Most clunky, ridiculous packaging award goes to

    Xinu and Majda Bekkali are both very bulky, but i think the worst, although beautiful are those egg shaped ones that are upside down, I forgot the name of the brand, maybe House of Oud?
  34. Re: Diptyque Eau Duelle edt vs. edp, TF Metallique

    Never tried the TF, or even heard of it until now.

    I have Eau Duelle EDT, and I don't think I have smelled the EDP, or if I had, I found it too similar to the EDT to even compare and contrast....
  35. Re: Do youtube fragrance reviewers really have any influence?

    There's a few small time ones that influence my buying. But the majority now are just basically salesmen/women.

    However, I still stay sub'd to all the ones I like - to stay in the loop with...
  36. Re: Similar to Spicebpmb Extreme but better?

    LOL @ Egoiste being similar to Spicebomb Extreme..
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    Re: Tell me about Loccitane - Eau Des Baux

    I love it, I have over 3 bottles still. I live in Florida, it's always hot and humid here, and I wear it, even on super hot days. Just be careful how much and wear you spray. You can wear anything in...
  38. Re: PDM - Are they bribing all the youtubers or something?

    I'm guessing so, and whatever they get must be good, because even honest reviewers are lying - or at least stretching the truth, like on that latest one in the red bottle that everyone said was a...
  39. Re: On the cheap side ultra masculine fragrances that still smell excellent?

    Dunno what cheap means to you.. cause on here, cheap means $100 to many.

    If say, unanimously economical, I would give you these:

    Azzaro pH
    Drakkar Noir
    Anything from Aramis (except the...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Yesterday while working at the hospital a nurse who knows me, got close to me and said "omg you smell amazing, what are you wearing today" I said Fahrenheit Parfum. She said she has heard of...
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    Re: My dirt cheap favorite tobacco scents

    Speaking of this topic, has anyone tried this one? I stumbled upon it yesterday while on Amazon.

    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01NCH9MPU/ref=ox_sc_saved_title_2?smid=AIBS0PEXG6EFE&psc=1
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    Re: Favorite pine/fir scents

    Another line worth diving into is Bottega Veneta, notably the original for men, and some of the flankers. The original has horrible longevity but smells awesome. The Extreme version is less green,...
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    Re: Favorite pine/fir scents

    I still haven't tried Enchanted Forest, but I think it might be up there with Norne in terms of Holy Grail forest frags.

    This topic really needs Ody, leader of the Coneheads BN group, and king of...
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    Re: Something like Gravity, but..

    I have a bottle of vintage Navy for men, small splash on. I do agree they are similar, ironically, same dark blue theme as Gravity and Mesmerize, and all 3 smell similar. Navy is nostalgic for me...
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    Re: Malizia Vetiver

    I haven't tried it on clothes yet, but maybe, I'll try it in the future and update this thread. It's a weird scent, I kinda like it and kinda hate it too. The vetiver note in it is a mix between...
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    Something like Gravity, but..

    With a better dry down? I love the opening of Graivty, the smell is nostalgic to me, even the current stuff, the top notes smell the same as I could remember from 1995, but this dry down is just...
  47. Re: How many fragrances can you wear in a day?

    I was gonna make the topic "what's the most frags you've worn in one day?" but I found this instead.

    The past 24 hours or less have been monumental for me in my fragrance wearing. I wore Roadster,...
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    Re: Malizia Vetiver

    This smells completely different in the air than on skin, like wow. Smells like a fantastic smokey vetiver in the air, but on skin, it smells like a cheap citrus with some green undertones. Might try...
  49. Re: Letís talk Davidoff Zino itís been awhile.

    Smells like a garbage full of rotten food to me. Always has and always will.
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    Re: invictus VS invictus intense

    I get better performance with the original actually. Intense smells better to me, but it's also a lot different. The newest one from this year Invictus Legend smells more like Intense to me, and...
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    Re: Malizia Vetiver

    Np @ Zealot.

    Has anyone else tried this recently and not get much vetiver from it?

    It kind of smells like it will have vetiver on the initial sprays, like it has this certain greenness, but...
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    Re: Fragrances with Baileys Smell

    Rochas Man
    Dua Cafe Oud
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    Re: Malizia Vetiver

    I'm wearing this today, and it's not bad. Actually it's my 2nd fragrance I'm wearing today. Here is my first impression. At first, heavy strong blast of alcohol, takes more than a few seconds to die...
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    Re: Favorite pine/fir scents

    Fou d'Absinthe
    Polo
    Esencia
    Itasca
    Norne
    Spark Seduction
    Porsche Design
    Mousse Illuminee

    Honorable mentions:
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    Re: Malizia Vetiver

    Just ordered a bottle $7 on Amazon. Should be here Fri, I'll give my thoughts.

    For me, anything with vetiver in the name is worth the 7 buck gamble. Worst case, I'll give it away or use it in the...
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    Re: I miss Grey Flannel!!

    Lol, I bought a bottle of this (2 oz size) from Publisher's Clearing House catalog years ago, they always sell this, and a couple other older frags like Wings, and Eternity I think. Anyways, it's...
  57. Re: Do you think classic men's designer "old-school" frags are making a comeback?

    I'm guessing you haven't tried out some more modern stuff. Notably in the niche market. Lubin Itasca is a good example of modernized old school, as is Floris 1962, and Tom Ford Anthracite, Memoir...
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    Re: Your favorite Armaf's?

    Ah, I already have fierce and hardly wear it as is.



    This sounds delicious. Is it floral in any way, and if so, would you say it smells feminine at this point?
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    Re: The official Jeremy Fragrance fragrance thread

    I really would love to see more opinions on this frag, as they are interesting to read. it seems like the majority of veteran BN'ers have about the same opinion. It would be interesting to see if the...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    I hope this doesn't turn into a "Is my GIT fake?" thread.
    @diocles, just look at videos on Youtube of comparisons between real and fake - if you're not convinced and need visual satisfaction. For...
  61. Re: Do you think classic men's designer "old-school" frags are making a comeback?

    Absolutely, I agree.

    I saw Gentscents saying how much he loves Drakkar Noir. He plans on reviewing it soon. I read the comments and it got a bunch of people asking questions about it. It stirred...
  62. Re: Do you think classic men's designer "old-school" frags are making a comeback?

    One could say the same about Dior Sauvage, if this were 1979 and everyone was wearing Polo. Times change, and so do trends. I never thought fanny-packs would come back, and now, I wear them...
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    Your favorite Armaf's?

    I'm interested in trying more from this brand. I currently only own Club de Nuit Intense for men, I had the women's version but then I got the real Noir de Noir, which is world's better. I've...
  64. Re: You have 20 shots at this, don't **** it up!

    Have you smelled/tried Lubin Itasca? It's one of my favorites ever, it's damn good. It seems like it would be something you would like based on your previous acquisitions.
  65. Re: Sandalwood - is there a gem I'm missing out on? Not sure where to look.

    I recommend checking out Kanon Norwegian Wood. it's a nice sandalwood dominant fragrance, with a vanilla dry down. It's really good for the low low price.
  66. Do you think classic men's designer "old-school" frags are making a comeback?

    I noticed more and more people, posting, talking about, and also just in general, smelling them in public. Stuff like Drakkar, Polo, the old Halston's, Azzaro pH, Santos, Pasha, Paco Rabnne, and...
  67. Re: 70s/80s fragrances that AREN'T: powdery, cinnamon, etc

    If you like Bowling Green, I'd consider Boucheron pH EDP. The verbena note in the opening is to die for! It's as good as GIT's. It settles down nicely, and nothing powdery, or sweet.

    Some others...
  68. Re: Fragrance Industry Secret Revealed.. is it true?

    Likewise. I don't wanna be know as "the cologne guy". Although, when I was younger, I wanted the loudest fragrances I could find to get noticed. Now, I'm just more interested in quality. Projection...
  69. Re: You have 20 shots at this, don't **** it up!

    I dunno about tiny samples, but Ebay has a lot of reputable sellers that sell hard to find stuff.. not just niche but discontinued and vintage designer samples. I know you're not keen on designer...
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    Re: *NEW* Prada Luna Rossa Black (2018)

    Ya Prada has some killer men's frags. a lot of the good stuff got discontinued though.

    Well.. I haven't really made up my mind on this one. The smell is excellent, but I am still contemplating if...
  71. Re: Fragrance Industry Secret Revealed.. is it true?

    I know.. and I think they are both REAL edp's too. I thought about that as I was writing that reply too, lol. But ya, you take a fragrance like Boucheron pH EDP even today's formulation and it's...
  72. Re: Third Man and Havana arrived yesterday, so a few words for each one.

    Personally I disliked Third Man and got rid of it, but I love Havana. Third Man is very reminiscent of school Italian style "colognes" with an added massive clove note. I found the blend to be a bit...
  73. Re: Fragrance Industry Secret Revealed.. is it true?

    Conclusion: no brand can be trusted. Except Manuel, I trust him. If you guys have ever tried Mousse Illuminee, this is an EDT that actually performs like an old school EDT. My guess would be from the...
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    Re: Azzaro apology

    I wonder if Apology will be an EDP or EDT, but if it's either, we won't really know since they will be lying to us anyways.
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    Poll: Re: A dilemma on what to do with fakes...

    What I would do, is just use it for a bathroom spray. You should see my collection of fragrances in the bathroom now. I'm sure guests think I wear them, until they see my actual collection in my...
  76. Re: Fragrance Industry Secret Revealed.. is it true?

    Do you feel better now that you vented by insulting me, implying I lack commonsense. I really don't care what you think lol.

    Now that I've ignored toxic BN'er of yesteryear. Hopefully the topic...
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    Re: Did Musc Ravageur change?

    Do you have proof of this claim?

    I don't think you've smelled every fragrance that's 10+ years old now, and 10 years ago to make this assumption.
  78. Re: Fragrance Industry Secret Revealed.. is it true?

    Reading is key..

    I never said anything about being unfamiliar with fragrance concentrations and how they perform. I said the companies are lying to us.
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    Re: Why the hate for PDM?

    Inconsistency doesn't mean natural ingredients as much as it does sourcing the same ingredients. There are TONS of fragrance oils made with synthetics that are very limited in production.
  80. Re: Fragrance Industry Secret Revealed.. is it true?

    I think everyone knows this lol.
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    Re: *NEW* Prada Luna Rossa Black (2018)

    I've only tried Carbon and Extreme, and Black is nothing like either of them. The only commonality it has with Extreme is they are both sweet. Carbon is not even remotely close to the 2.
  82. Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    So not much of a bargain then.

    I am still on my 1.7 oz bottle and have a 3.3 oz back up, but wouldn't mind getting another.

    The Artisan Pure, seems like a better deal than online though.
  83. Re: You have 20 shots at this, don't **** it up!

    Pardon looks really good too. I would love to hear your thoughts on in, since our opinions seem very similar quite often. It's always good to find a few people on here with the same taste as you, to...
  84. Re: You have 20 shots at this, don't **** it up!

    Nasamatto Baraonda is really good if you haven't tried it already. It's the only one from the house I own. i think they have some other decent one's but this is the best imho. If you like whiskey,...
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    Re: The official Jeremy Fragrance fragrance thread

    LOL, kinda off topic, but found this funny, especially the end.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LbKxFqkwVHI

    I have nothing against Jeremy, and am not making fun of him. Just saw this posted...
  86. Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    Just curious, how much is Ideal Cologne and Artisan Pure going for in these stores? I haven't been able to check them out in a while do to an injury, I have to stay off my feet. Also is the Ideal...
  87. Re: Which fragrance would you like to steal from the previous poster wardrobe?

    From Lellabelle's, not much really interests me.. but I have been curious to try Acqua Viva. i heard it's one of the best lemon frags around. I've never bothered to look into it because of the high...
  88. Re: Kenneth Cole Black - Ladies reactions

    Smells so cheap to me.. it had potential to be a great fragrance, but it smells so synthetic that it actually winds up smelling like onions on me.. weird.
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    There's probably about 50-60 sprays left. It disperses a lot on each spray. Since it's so strong too, I could do sprays per wearing usually.
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    Re: *NEW* Prada Luna Rossa Black (2018)

    No, do you?
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    Re: *NEW* Prada Luna Rossa Black (2018)

    Also smelled Pulse of the Night, but saw no similarities.
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    Re: Why the hate for PDM?

    Different strokes..
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    Poll: Re: Last poll, down to three

    Noir Extreme would be my pick.
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    Makes sense. As the case with other frags too, not just Creed. I just don't wanna wait a couple years to wear it. My 2011, I have approx 10% left, and if I keep wearing GIT at the rate I am, it won't...
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    Re: Why the hate for PDM?

    I look at this house as a niche brand that creates copies of already mass produced famous designer frags, perhaps better quality though. They have a few originals of their own, but for the most part,...
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    Re: *NEW* Prada Luna Rossa Black (2018)

    I just tried this today, and wow, mind blown. Fantastic fragrance! Not many modern designers are made like this anymore. This smells very close to MiP EDP, it's a bit more creamy, it's also pretty...
  97. Re: Fragrance Industry Secret Revealed.. is it true?

    Yes it does. It bothers me to be lead on and deceived.
  98. Re: Fragrance Industry Secret Revealed.. is it true?

    To answer your question, synthetics are often in crystal or rock form, and that's how they are purchased. They have to be broken down and then mixed in.. they do not start off as oils, unless a...
  99. Re: Fragrance Industry Secret Revealed.. is it true?

    Why would I be offended?

    No it doesn't say anything about performance, but wouldn't you like to know what you're getting so you can know what to expect? i mean, a lot of us don't go into stores to...
  100. Re: Prada Amber Pour Homme Intense vs Peruvian Amberette

    Never tried the latter, but Amber pH Intense is one of the best designer frags I've ever smelled. Glad to own a bottle, but prices have crept up in recent years which suggest it being discontinued.
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