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    Proper Obsequies . . .

    After years of good service, my bottle of that most excellent fragrance, Fleur du Male, reached the end of its supply and finally fizzled out this morning. To completely use up a standard bottle of...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, November 16, 2011

    Perry Ellis M.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, October 25, 2011

    For my birthday scent . . . Fleur du Male.
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    Re: SOTD Monday 24 October 2011

    Kiehl's Original Musk.
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 23rd October 2011

    Zizanie.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, May 25, 2011

    Kiehl's Original Musk.

    First wearing.

    Wonderful! It's one of the few which is "really me." And that must be good...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, May 16th, 2011

    Ignition by Lomani. First time! Vanilla-licious, and pleasantly so. My skin devours many scents, leaving no trace; this one is fading fast after three hours...
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    Re: SotD - Thursday, 24 February 2011

    l'Anarchiste.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, February 18, 2011

    Fleur du Male.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, January 25, 2011

    Fleur du Male.
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    Re: SotD: Monday, 24 January, 2011

    Rocabar.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, January 19, 2011

    Another for Yatagan...
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    Re: SOTD ~ Friday, October 22, 2010

    Anucci Man. Perhaps a moment of soap . . . then grass drives that out . . . then a rich masculine floral asserts itself.
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    Re: SOTD - Thursday October 21, 2010

    Fleur du Male, to appreciation by the dentist's assistant: "Mmm, I like your cologne. It's so . . . gentle."
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    Re: S o t D - - Monday, 10.19.09

    Fleur du Male by Gaultier. After a Zizanie-like moment on first application--all to the good--the scent develops into a complex symphony of the diverse facets of maleness, the sweet supported by the...
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    Re: SotD - Thursday, 18 September 08

    Ferrari Passion . . .
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    Re: SotD - Monday, 25 August 08

    First try, Cruiser for Men by Lomani. I'm getting the sage, cedar, sandalwood and leather tones--pleasant, masculine, but very fleeting on my skin (as most fragrances are!).
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    Re: SotD Monday 10th March 2008

    First wearing of Royal Bain de Caron.

    Magnificent!
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    Re: SOTD Monday 14 May

    Watt Blue this week. Don't be put off by the "novelty" bottle; it's really a rich and sophisticated scent...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 10 May

    Ending a three-week stretch of Anucci Man. Looking forward to my next stint with this rich and different scent!
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 2 May

    Week 2 of Anucci Man. Rich in its subtlety, elegant, and different. Compliment yesterday...
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    Re: the smell of gardens

    Coincidentally, I happen to be wearing Anucci Man this week, which is I think exactly what you're looking for (check out the reviews in the Basenotes Directory).
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, April 23, 2007

    It's Anucci Man this week . . . Just the scent for spring fever!
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    Re: What scents smell like talcum powder?

    That great moment the first time I smelled Zizanie, my thoughts went somewhat as follows: " . . . Powder . . . talcum powder . . . manly talcum powder . . . beautiful manly talcum powder . . ....
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 17 April

    Bel Ami...
  26. Re: What fragrance in your collection that you must have at all times?

    Zizanie. Life would be incomplete if I didn't have Zizanie.
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday, April 11 2007

    It's a Bel Ami week for me!--with the aftershave version of l'Anarchiste lurking behind . . .
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 28 March

    It's the middle of Ferrari Passion week for me (with the after-shave version of l'Anarchiste lurking in the background).

    Getting compliments, too.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 27 March

    Will be Ferrari Passion all week.

    Vrooooooom!.....screech...crash........ "Really, officer, it was a guy named Dietrich who was driving. Uh, where'd he go???"
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    Re: Male Fragrance that exudes sex

    Marilyn Miglin's "Pherómone for Men" has what I call a "sexy sweat" scent...intimate...aggressive...powerful... Frankly, it smells as if you've just spent half an hour in the back seat on a...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 26 March

    Ferrari Passion.

    Roarrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr!
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 20 March

    Soon will be three weeks straight of (mostly) l'Anarchiste (both après-rasage and EdT)... (Two days off: one for Zizanie, one for 3ème Homme.) L'Anarchiste is pretty tame on my skin; at this...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 13 March

    Caron's Le Troisième Homme.
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 10 March

    Zizanie.

    It's superb.
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 7 March

    L'Anarchiste, both the après-rasage and the EdT. This was the first time for the after-shave version, and I was surprised and then very pleased by an unexpected slight oily or emollient factor in...
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    Re: Surprising dissapointments

    I've never been disappointed in the scent after buying (semi-) blind based on reviews. Sometimes I've been disappointed that my taste didn't connect with what the scent had to offer; but I'm not...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent get's you the most female compliments?

    Marilyn Miglin's Pheromone for Men nabs the most attention, and in a distinctive way, too: When the fragrance first wafts their way, I get a startled look, quickly softening into an expression of ....
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    Re: SOTD: Monday February 26, 2007

    It's going to be Yatagan all week for me . . .
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    Re: Complement getting Scents, your experiences

    Well, folks, I suppose I'm going to get a cauldron of boiling Kouros poured on me for the following; but: I've been a member of many discussion groups for quite a number of years. They have been...
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    It's sort of a metaphor for life itself that the quality of the cap frequently has nothing to do with the quality of the fragrance it's responsible for. I like caps or cap-bottle duos which spur the...
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    Re: LA Times confirms it...

    I've posted before that one of my frequent fragrances, Marilyn Miglin's Pheromone for Men, smells to me like "sexy sweat." Looks like Marilyn had that one nailed...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 5 February

    Zino Davidoff. Co-worker wants me to amp it up (from two spritzes) next time.

    6 or so hours later: Hmm, the scent is springing to life again suddenly . . .
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, January 17, 2007

    Séxual pour Homme by Michel Germain, both the after-shave and the cologne, and getting compliments.
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    Re: From hatred to love? From love to hatred?

    In the "From Hate to Love (or at least acceptance)" file: The first few times I tried Tuscany per Uomo (I very frequently buy blind; it makes life interesting), it gave me the distinct impression...
  45. Re: Imagine one second, you own a fragance...What s your name?

    "HOT WATER!" -- Woody notes, seconded with rum and leather, with an intimate earthy drydown. Isn't it about time that you got into . . . "HOT WATER!" . . . ?
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 9 January

    Michel Germain's Séxual pour Homme, both as after-shave and cologne, and getting compliments. It disappears to my nose after about an hour . . . and then mysteriously returns in mid-afternoon, and...
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    Re: LITERALLY, the frag you couldn't be without

    Zizanie . . . never overpowering . . . always appropriate . . . always beautiful . . .
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    Re: SOTD Saturday, January 6th

    Marilyn Miglin's Pherómone for Men, with the aftershave version of Michel Germain's Séxual lurking in the background. They work quite well together!
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    Re: SOTD Friday, January 5th

    Michel Germain's Séxual.
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    Re: Fragrance of the day, Thursday, January 4

    Casaque Homme, by Orlane.
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday, January 3, 2007

    Zizanie...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday, January 2nd

    Égoïste. Unfortunately, it only lasts about an hour on my skin...though I can smell it on my clothes a week later when doing the laundry...
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    Re: SOTD Saturday, December 30

    Chaleur d'Animale . . .
  54. Re: An Inexpensive Men's Scent that should be more expensive

    Zizanie, from Fragonard. For an example of cost, it's $16.49 at the moment for 4 oz. at Scentiments. To me, it's the epitome of elegance; I find it profoundly uplifting to wear it.
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    Re: Fragrances with Pheromones

    Marilyn Miglin's Pherómone for Men is one of my regularly-used scents. At first, I thought, "Blecch, what is this?"; then I got hooked on its rather primal fragrance and started wearing it quite...
  56. Re: Have you ever known when you put on too much cologne?

    How To Tell if You Are Wearing Too Much Fragrance.

    Public Safety Board Publication L666.bo7 (revised).

    The Public Safety Board has assembled the following list of approved indicators to be used...
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    Re: SOTD Monday, December 25th

    That ever-giving gift of fragrance, Zizanie . . .
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    Re: SOTD Sunday, December 24th

    Michel Germain's Séxual pour Homme.

    Best yuletide wishes to all!
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    Re: SOTD Saturday, December 23rd

    Anucci . . .
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    Re: SOTD Friday, December 22nd

    Marilyn Miglin's Pherómone for Wombats...er, wait a minute, lemme check the bottle again... Oops, correction: Make that Marilyn Miglin's Pherómone for Men. Whew, what a relief!
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    Re: SOTD Thursday, December 21st

    Égoïste . . . which was my first "serious" scent, and indeed my one and only for about ten years!
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday, December 19th

    Another for Armani Code...
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    Re: SOTD Monday, December 18th

    "Screw," by Clandestine. (See the "imagination" thread...)
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    Re: Oh.. the imagination...

    To go from the sublime to the ridiculous: The scent I am wearing today . . . ah, let me get a fresh whiff of it . . . so nondescript . . . so generic . . . so barely adequate and otherwise...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday, December 14th

    Another for Monsieur Musk . . . next application should finish off the bottle . . .
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    Re: SOTD Monday 11 December

    Orlane's Casaque Homme.
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    Re: SOTD Friday, December 8th

    Marilyn Miglin's Pherómone for Men, over Quorum after-shave. Received a quizzical look from the (female) bank teller (which look I'm attributing to the scent); received a compliment on my scent from...
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    Re: I know they know no better but...

    OK, right, it's gym guys sounding just like gym guys sound at the gym (credentials: I've been lifting weights and working out at the gym without fail three-four times a week for just under ten...
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    Re: Where Do You Spray?

    I was wondering if you've given up the I.V. component of scenting up...? People pay so much attention to the exterior; but, as everyone knows, one's inner beauty is also important!
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    Nothing makes me feel more elegant than Zizanie. It wafts one into the world of unquestioned aristocracy where your fragrance doesn't have to signal Power or Sex to others because you've already...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday, November 29th

    . . . Égoïste . . .
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    Re: SOTD Monday 27 November

    Receiving compliments again with Monsieur Musk over Quorum after-shave.
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    Re: Who Wouldn't Want to Smell Like This?

    Actually, I'm tempted to, just to live dangerously. But maybe not so dangerously (I saw your earlier rhapsody on it) . . . I'll report back if anyone comes up to me and says, "Y'know, bud, you...
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    Who Wouldn't Want to Smell Like This?

    From today's *Los Angeles Times* ("Calendar" section, E19; also with pic of Ford and notes about his "VIP dinner"): "Tom Ford was in town Nov. 16 to hawk his new fragrance Black Orchid [...notes...
  75. Re: What do you wear when you can't decide what to wear?

    Zizanie (always makes me feel as if I were an 18th century marquis waiting for his sedan chair to take him off to some court fête); or Armani Code if I'm in a prowly mood.
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    Re: Isn't there a better way to sell perfume?

    Right, it's frustrating and annoying to have an ignorant pushy SA urging something on you; but I have a certain empathy for their difficult position, having worked previously in a public contact...
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    Re: SOTD Monday, November 20th

    Quorum (after shave) and Monsieur Musk. Opened the sinuses right up!
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    Re: SOTD Thursday, November 16th

    Casaque Homme by Orlane.
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    Re: Your all time most complimented fragrance?

    Armani (Black-) Code. The last time I wore it, it had a marked effect. During an intermission at the ballet, I had strolled over to the orchestra pit to stretch my legs and glance at the music, as...
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    Re: SOTD Monday, November 13th

    Layered Quorum aftershave with Marilyn Miglin's Pherómone for Men. Holy cow! But the outcome is pretty fine, actually . . . and I seem to be getting a lot of gratuitous repeat visits to my office ....
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    Poll: Re: THE MAIN reason for you to wear fragrances?

    Same as choosing to wear nice clothing and to go out well-groomed, it's for the pleasure and confidence it gives me to present a good "appearance" to others. Do I dress nicely, groom well, and scent...
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    Re: I would like more stars...how do i get them?

    OK, I didn't expect that something concerning use of language would be my first posting here (I'm lying low until I learn something!), and it's off-topic to boot, so please excuse me for that. But...
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