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    Re: Do you smell Aventus often?

    No thank goodness, it's awful.
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    Re: Your opinion: Armani Code to Egoiste to ?

    Your cat knocked the bottle over and broke it? You can make a cat into a decent Davy Crocket hat... Great for the Winter months! :)
  3. Re: Why do MontBlanc Legend and Abercrombie's Fierce give me anxiety symptoms?

    Word brother!
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    Re: Macy's fragrance counter sales associates.

    In stark contrast, but very little better, I went to the body shop to investigate their new ranges and was doused with some 'green tea' frag. Went in smelling of Terre d'hermes, left reeking of...
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    Re: Macy's fragrance counter sales associates.

    The sample situation in the UK has now become a farse. I've been told I can only have a sample if I'm buying something or, even worse, I can have some samples if I open a store account....... I'd...
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    Re: Could use some help

    Agree with this. I don't like DHI one bit, I initially thought you had written..... 'a bag of old woman' the mental image evoked was an uncomfortable one.
  7. Re: Fans of Polo Crest and Modern Reserve - Chevignon is really close, with more moss and leather!

    Damn you to hell Goosy. I've just bought some! 😈😇😆
  8. Re: Cheap 80s powerhouses - One Man Show vs Krizia Uomo vs Oscar Pour Lui vs Tsar vs Aramis vs etc

    Tzar is the pick of that bunch for me. Wear it with a suit and you are ice cool and classy. Have a huge soft spot for Havana and still smell polo green if I see it when shopping : another classic.
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    Re: Silver Scent vs Silver Scent Intense

    Nooooooooo..... Stop enabling me! [emoji48]
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    Re: Silver Scent vs Silver Scent Intense

    Thank you..... You've Put me off buying the intense version on Ebay. Bought too much this month as it is.
  11. Re: Is there any fragrance you use exclusively at home?

    Creed Virgin island water. I'm not leaving the house smelling of coconut....... I may as well start wearing Flip Flops.
  12. Re: ADP Bergamotto Di Calabria-Any ideas for blending?

    I want to love the love the ADP Blue Meditteranio lines..... Theres just one problem: they are always a let down. I buy into the marketing and then the product fails to deliver.
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    Re: Terre d'Hermes Parfum or Dior Homme Intense

    Precisely. I would not care to have my fragrance label me at all 'metro' so it's Terre all the way.
  14. Re: Blind bought Havana, on the fence; what other Aramis to try?

    One man's 'dated' is another man's 'classic' it seems. Likewise 'sweaty' and 'masculine' appear interchangeable. I've always enjoyed this line apart from 900 which makes me feel nauseous.
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    Re: Acqua di Parma Colonia Intensa

    This lasts a long time for me. It has some real Italian summer heat in there....... Excellent.
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    Re: Terre d'Hermes Parfum or Dior Homme Intense

    Hope you enjoy your choice. Having both sounds luxurious, so definitely the way to go.
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    Poll: Re: Bleu de Chanel EDT vs EDP

    I like both..... But they are different to my nose. The way the notes develop, the dry down, everything is a little different..... I need more time to decide.
  18. Re: Would you ask this guy what fragrance he's wearing?

    I have, on a couple of occasions, smelled drop dead frags on other guys...... I have never asked and probably never would.....
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    Re: Most overrated fragrance on Basenotes?

    Agree with all of that.
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    Re: Alternative to Terre D'Hermes

    Just get Terre and have done with it. It still smells great. I own old and new and parfum. All are fantastic in their own, very masculine ways.
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    Re: Applying moisturiser after fragrance

    For me, moisturiser hydrates and protects my skin, fragrance does the opposite, drying my skin and leaving it more susceptible to UV damage. During colder months of the year when I don't really...
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    Re: Photograph- Harrods perfume counter, 1908

    I see than thin was still in.... Who says it's a modern obsession?
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    Re: Photograph- Harrods perfume counter, 1908

    True... Most men smelled like badgers in those masculine times..... 😧
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    Re: I'm so smart....

    Certainly the sun has been shining. The perfect day to trial some Azure Lime!
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    I'm so smart....

    I bought a 4ml sample/decant of azure lime to try out. Today I opened it to try a little on my wrist. In turning my wrist to apply some I tipped the contents of the open bottle onto the floor. ...
  26. Re: Ralph Lauren Polo Classic through the years (Reformulations discussed via an audio review.)

    I hear that brother.
  27. Re: As most fragrances nowadays are just chemical compositions and chemical reformulations

    Something is going to get you eventually. You might get run over this afternoon. May as well enjoy what you can as much as you can in the meantime. For me fragrance is a smear of pleasure on even...
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    Re: Bits in my B Men.

    That's the great thing about fragrance: its pleasant, beautiful at times, but it doesn't really matter.... So we can all do our own thing. As you say; who cares?
  29. Re: Has your blind buy success rate improved over time?

    I've learned the wisdom of samples. I don't mind paying for samples because of the sheer amount of cash saved by sniffing first, at my leasure. The sample to bottle purchase conversion rate...
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    Re: Bits in my B Men.

    I love B men. You have to be a super hero to pull it off though. Fortunately..............
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    Re: Have you ever used EDT's as after shave?

    I wouldn't consider putting alcohol on my facial skin. I want to keep moisture in after shaving not evaporate it off!
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    Re: Bits in my B Men.

    Thank you. I'm sure nothing nasty was growing in all that alcohol.... [emoji72]



    I was merely, mildly, curious. I'm rarely able to contribute to this fab forum as my budget is limited and...
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    Re: Bits in my B Men.

    I'm not concerned, just a little interested as to the composition of the lumps.
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    Re: Bits in my B Men.

    Hi, no, it doesn't open : has a spray cap.
    I've never checked my C men to any degree..... I take it this is an area you have experience in? ;)
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    Bits in my B Men.

    I dug out my last full bottle of Thierry Mugler B Men today. Its one of those red glass 100ml refill bottles. I was surprised to see small bits of debris in there that hadn't been in solution a few...
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    Re: The "I don't get it" thread

    That's so funny. :) love it.
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    Re: The "I don't get it" thread

    Spot on.
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    Re: The "I don't get it" thread

    Agreed
  39. Re: anyone else disappointed with Green Irish Tweed?

    GIT was one of my biggest disappointments. It smells like cat pee on me and no woman I've ever asked to smell my sample has like it. Not one.
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    Re: Burberry London for Men - a keeper or not?

    Vv is like London's wishy washy cousin. Can't quite make its mind up and never lasts the course... ;-)
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    Re: Fragrance houses you generally dislike

    Lol! That must be where I'm going wrong: incompatible fetishes!
  42. Re: Internet Shopping Addiction / Fragrance Collectors

    Love Internet shopping and love Fragrance .... It's a very dangerous combination that quickly gets out of hand. But what can I do? It's too late for me. Some of you younger folk might still be...
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    Re: Creed Aventus: An Acquired Taste?

    I can't abide Aventus or GIT. I wanted to love them but my nose insists on telling me they are vile. Thankfully my partner's nose feels the same.
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    Re: Fragrance houses you generally dislike

    Oddly enough I can never work my way around the sweaty gym socks accord in Creed frags either.....
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    Re: YSL Rive Gauche Pour Homme Initial Review

    I love Rive Gauche Homme, it's masculine and downright fab. Powdery? I cant stand Powdery and certainly can't smell it in RG. Different strokes and all that.
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    Re: When are my sons old enough?

    When I was a child my Dad wore Aramis whenever he went out in the evening. His preparations and the smell of him seemed exciting and oh so grown up. I wanted to be just like him and smell just like...
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    Re: Does Prada pour Homme smell a bit girly?

    Thanks Tone. I really must research these things more carefully before buying on eBay.
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    Re: Does Prada pour Homme smell a bit girly?

    Sigh..... Another 12 bites the dust.... Now given with a glad heart to my mum who is made up with it.
    It's a relief really, I smelled it and just thought "... I can't go here" :)
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    Does Prada pour Homme smell a bit girly?

    I bought this hardly used bottle for very little money and it does smell great.... But just as though it's a formulation aimed at women (to my nose) have I got the correct version or is my notion...
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    Re: Pick 3 from Chanel

    Interesting.....
    Bleu
    Blanche
    Egoiste.
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    Re: Sample Service in the UK

    I bought a couple of samples off you on eBay and did wonder where your listing went. I would also like to see a site selling tester bottles as these have always been great value in the UK. But eBay...
  52. Re: The 1980s were THE most important for male fragrance

    Funniest post this year! :)
  53. Re: I can not stop buying fragrances so I am thinking about selling my collection!

    Get rid of the lot. You'll be surprised at just how free you feel. Compulsive buying isn't a pleasure anymore, it a burden. Give yourself space to think by selling the entire collection. It's...
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    Re: King of Shaves Azor Advanced Shaving Gel

    Not at all. I'm strictly a brush and cream man. How does it compare?
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    Re: Carbone de Balmain - opinions please...

    Don't let it stop you recommending stuff for me Hednic. I don't regret the purchase for a second. It's all part of the fun. :)
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    Re: Carbone de Balmain - opinions please...

    Fun, unusual and inexpensive. You certainly get the carbon! . Sadly, it doesn't last on me....
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VI

    I have a really bad feeling I'm going to get the booby prize here......


    http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/11/23/agasamuj.jpg
  58. Re: New Clive Christian No 1 Imperial Coronation Parfum For Men (Purple Ribbon)

    You contribute such a lot here and have been generous in your recommendations to me that I sincerely hope you enjoy every last drop.
  59. Re: New Clive Christian No 1 Imperial Coronation Parfum For Men (Purple Ribbon)

    And will you use it or store it as an investment. Does it smell like four figures? Any similarity to anything we might have smelt? I'm curious is all. :)
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    Re: Golden Boy: does this look real?

    Hi, it a weak tobacco/vanilla kinda thing. Spray as much as you like: it's gone in a flash.
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    Re: Golden Boy: does this look real?

    Yep. That's the one. As soon as you see the box you know you are screwed. The printing isn't even straight.
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    Re: Golden Boy: does this look real?

    It was Golden Boy by Dueto I was looking for. It never occurred to me to check the packaging image on the net.... Duh! I would also have seen that twenty euros was silly cheap too. You live and...
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    Re: THALLIUM by Jacques Evard - Experiences?

    Dammit! So that's what's gone wrong for me. I thought it was just impending middle age!
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    Re: Golden Boy: does this look real?

    Sigh......... Thank you everyone. I knew it as soon as I opened the box....... Ripped off again. Sadly my German was not good enough to see the various get outs...... On the eBay listing. It was...
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    Golden Boy: does this look real?

    Hi boys,
    This just arrived from Germany. Does this packaging look authentic to you?

    http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/11/19/dugyvaty.jpg
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, November 16, 2013

    Morning all. Code ultimate which sounds more impressive than it is: just like me! :)
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    Re: What to expect from T.M. B*Men?

    It's good. Very masculine. Get it.
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    Re: Tuck the polo shirt in??

    Get polo shirts that are well cut to cling to your waistline. It's a good compromise. Nothing worse than a baggy waist.
  69. Thread: DHV clothing

    by dazhel
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    Re: DHV clothing

    Yea.... But don't lock yourself into a perceived style. Change is good. Spend a bit of time establishing in your mind the fit and fabrics that really work for you. Some things might look good in...
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    Re: good look or not... ripped jeans on men

    Ripped jeans are good for showing a bit of toned flesh. If you've got it there's nothing wrong with a hint of what's under your clothes. Just be aware of where the limits of good taste lie.
    I...
  71. Re: My Baby loves Chanel Coco Noir...... But where to next?

    Ooh! The Chanel no. 5 Initial has caught my eye: thank you RP.
    Hi Xscent, I already own the NR for men and although I admire it I don't often wear it as it seems to wear me rather than work with...
  72. Re: My Baby loves Chanel Coco Noir...... But where to next?

    Hi Kumquat, Hi Xscent........ So far I have Shalimar Initial in the bag, this will be followed very soon by Narciso . Yet to find others you have all been good enough to suggest. I'm keeping...
  73. Re: My Baby loves Chanel Coco Noir...... But where to next?

    Hi Kumquat,
    I rarely get time to shop so I use Ebay etc a lot. Thank you for your kind remarks: I'm making an effort and hoping to please her. It also suits me that she smells, as well as looks,...
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    Re: French or English pronunciation?

    While those of us who speak English as a first language shouldn't worry too much about French pronunciation I don't think there's anything wrong with making an effort and having a go. It's part of...
  75. Re: My Baby loves Chanel Coco Noir...... But where to next?

    HI Evangeline, Aren't you all being lovely to me? I feel spoiled... and I know you all smell great too. I like it here. Very much. :)
    The Shalimar Initial thing strikes a real chord with me as I...
  76. Re: My Baby loves Chanel Coco Noir...... But where to next?

    Hi xscent, Thank you for your suggestions and your kindness. The Shalimar thing has struck a chord as I smelt Shalimar Initial only the other day and was very impressed. Looks like a short list is...
  77. Re: My Baby loves Chanel Coco Noir...... But where to next?

    Hi RP. Thank you so much for your suggestions which I will be looking into. I think you've already intuited a some of my objectives here :) I guess I should have said that the slightly dark...
  78. Re: My Baby loves Chanel Coco Noir...... But where to next?

    Hi, thank you for taking an interest. She's a complicated but very sweet woman and I find Coco Noir reflects that. Yes it's the sweetness and sophistication of Noir that pleases her and enchants...
  79. My Baby loves Chanel Coco Noir...... But where to next?

    Hi Ladies,
    Please help me if you can. My Gorgeous Lover adores the Coco Noir I bought for her and little wonder, its smells stunning on her skin. I'd like to build on this success with something...
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    Thank you boys for this informative discussion. ...

    Thank you boys for this informative discussion. I had the original Tsarwhich was striking and sophisticated, while very masculine, and then bought the stuff in the clear, green bottle which was...
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    Just bought 30ml off eBay. Thanks for the...

    Just bought 30ml off eBay. Thanks for the reminder everyone. I had forgotten just how good London is/was.
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    I'm a big fan of this Frag. Nothing else brings...

    I'm a big fan of this Frag. Nothing else brings back memories of my dear old Gran quite as effectively. It's just like opening her wardrobe door.....
    Thank goodness I got a sample before I...
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    No way! That's the end of that product for...

    No way! That's the end of that product for me.... I don't care for Julian's taste in eye make up either. :screwy:
  84. Re: I've Never Listened To A Single Word by A Sales Associate

    and don't we all love to have things simplified for us by those who are above us. I'm feeling kinda sympathetic towards the Chinese taxi driver right now.
  85. Re: I've Never Listened To A Single Word by A Sales Associate

    Yea and no one likes a wise ass. No one at all. :)
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    Re: What made you go for a 200ml or 400ml bottle?

    200ml? Goodness that's a lot of one frag to get through. I'd much rather have 4 (differing )50ml bottles even though it would be more expensive
  87. Re: If you end up in hell, which fragrance will the devil make you wear for all eternity as punishme

    Great Idea for a thread...... truly Evil!!

    Kouros, Joop! GIT and Acqua di Gio on constant rotation would certainly be hellish for me.

    If I have to chose one then make it GIT...... to smell like...
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    Re: ANYONE EVERY TRIED Molecule 01

    Ok, well I'll try this tomorrow and see what result I get. But right now I feel more than a little ripped off. Frequently wrong though so lets see.
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    My bottle arrived yesterday and this is utter...

    My bottle arrived yesterday and this is utter rubbish. Hardly smells of anything. As was said earlier in this thread - wave goodbye to your money if you buy this very, very poor product.
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    Scratching my head here ( As well as feeling...

    Scratching my head here ( As well as feeling foolish) :rolleyes:

    I wonder what I'm smelling then? :confused:

    I've got a lot to learn.... And you should see the size of my nose! Ah well, it's...
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    Colonia Intensa imo. Every time I smell it I can...

    Colonia Intensa imo. Every time I smell it I can almost feel the heat of the jasmine. Nice masculine base too.

    Sent from my HTC One X+ using Tapatalk 2
  92. Thread: Thank you boys

    by dazhel
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    Thanks again gents, I'm beginning to feel...

    Thanks again gents,
    I'm beginning to feel nicely at home. Think I'll stay for a spell. :thumbup::):cool:
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    Got some on its way to me. Should be fun.... ...

    Got some on its way to me. Should be fun.... We'll see.
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    M7 fresh lasts forever on me. It's still around...

    M7 fresh lasts forever on me. It's still around next morning in the shower.
    Don't like the granny's knickers powder in m7. :rolleyes:

    Sent from my HTC One X+ using Tapatalk 2
  95. Thread: Thank you boys

    by dazhel
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    Thank you boys

    Thanks boys!

    Thank you for directing me towards Pure Havane and Pure Malt and Tom Ford Extreme and Grey Vetiver all of which I've just aquired and am enjoying hugely.

    Thanks also for reminding...
  96. Aramis 900. Went and bought it.... Now makes me...

    Aramis 900. Went and bought it.... Now makes me feel oddly nauseous.
  97. GIT. Hate the smell of cat pee. Sent from my...

    GIT. Hate the smell of cat pee.

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  98. For me they both smell like cat pee so it's just...

    For me they both smell like cat pee so it's just a matter of strength.......
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    I've used the simple range for twenty odd years...

    I've used the simple range for twenty odd years now. As they say: " not scented, not coloured, just kind."
    Suits my sensitive skin and doesn't compete with my Frag.

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  100. Gucci or Armani. Sent from my HTC One X+ using...

    Gucci or Armani.

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