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    Re: What Are You Wearing Today?

    Big Pun those APC's look amazing. New Standards I imagine?

    I am wearing a Black Ed Hardy t-shirt, Black Mavi bootcut jeans, and white/white/green Nike AM90
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    Re: Your last fashion purchase!

    I picked up a pair of Seven for All Mankind bootcut jeans, a H&M black waistcoat, a pair of Jack and Jones sneakers, J&J short-sleeve button-up, a western-style shirt from i&F and a grey Henly from...
  3. Re: NYE and NY fashion. What are you gonna wear?

    No pics, but I was wearing:
    Blue/white checkered RL shirt
    Red Dior Homme repp tie
    AA grey hoodie
    Calvin Klein dark wash jeans
    Bill Blass black leather slip-ons
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    Re: Guys, how do you accessorize yourself?

    I wear scarves and ties a lot. A light scarf in the warmer months is an easy way of matching or throwing some color into your fit. Ties as well. I tend to wear them with polo shirts and dress shirts...
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    Re: Name your absolute favorite office fragrances

    Gucci PHII
    Lancome Hypnose Eau Fraiche
    Platinum Egoiste

    All are relatively light and inoffensive and get positive reactions around the office
  6. Re: Which scent would you most like to be associated with?

    I dont wear it often, but when I do, Antidote just suits me very well, and it has a touch of class that many scents in my wardrobe dont have, and its easy-wearing.

    Or maybe Platinum Egoiste, same...
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    Re: What Are You Wearing Today?

    White/red baseball tee
    Black slim bootcut Mavi jeans
    Gourmet shoes
    Ed Hardy Trucker hat
    Ray-ban sunglasses
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    Re: What Are You Wearing Today?

    plain black v-neck t-shirt
    Parasuco slim-cut jeans
    Nike Brut Dunks
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    Re: What Are You Wearing Today?

    Rocksmith T-shirt
    Calvin Klein Jeans
    White/Black/Green Nike Air Max 90
    plus whatever jacket/coat I decide to throw on on my way out
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    Re: Messenger bags for men

    ^^ Visvim is overpriced IMO. I find Ben Sherman makes nice bags/accessories.
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    Re: What Are You Wearing Today?

    No pics but whatever
    Black Kappa long-sleeve polo shirt
    slim-cut Parasuco jeans
    Ed Hardy hat
    Supra Comikazi Skytop shoes
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    Re: I Need Your Help

    Polo Modern Reserve. IMO one of the best designer releases of late, even if it is a "reformulation" of a classic.
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    Re: what scents have you recently FINISHED....

    thelast bottle i finished was lacoste red and Neiges by Lise Watier. I already bought a replacement for Neiges, havent got another Lacoste though.
  14. Re: When a deodorant stick outperforms its fragrance

    Not to sya it outperformed the EDT, but my Chrome Legend deo stick alone has gotten me loads of compliments.
  15. Re: hey guys new on here, and would like an opinion

    Another vote for Izod. I really like this scent. I find it pretty original for a fresh frag. On me, it lasts reasonable long, but not anything mind-blowing. Seeing as you can get a 100ml bottle for...
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    Poll: Re: Scent Synchronization Day Autumn/Spring 2009

    Looks like Habit ROuge is going to slowly run away with this one. Aw well, just another excuse to go shopping ;)
  17. Re: Fresh/Sporty scent that's a cut above the rest.

    Chrome
    Dior Homme Sport
    Love and Luck
    Versace Man Eau Fraiche

    Also, something very rarely mentionned here is Izod. To me it just smells amazing qith overly decent sillage and longevity. Very...
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    Re: Dress Shirts in Funky Colors

    I have seen American Eagle dress shirts in man yflashy colors, and own one in lime green. The brand isnt anything that appeals to me, but they are well-made (kinda thick though), and the cut is...
  19. Re: Youtube Review Thread #13 : Boss In Motion White Edition by Hugo Boss

    A fresh frag among a sea of many others. IMO nothing bottle-worthy, but still very pleasant and safe.
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    Re: Tried 3 More...

    I'll third Allure Edition Blanche. To me its a heavier AHS with creamy notes added to more lemon and citrus. Has a subbtle little spice as well, which kinda sets it apart from AdG/Chrome/Aqva/other...
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    Re: Department Store Fragrance Section Visit

    Its kinda funny, because I always had good service at stores like The Bay, Pharmaprix, and even a local independant shop here in MTL. in the indy shop, the lady working there always asks me if I'm...
  22. Re: Dirty English or Tommy Bahama. Which one do you like more?

    I havent tried TB yet but I'm a huge Dirty ENglish fan, its one of my favorite scents in my wardrobe. The only thing is I havent given it a wearing during the warm summer months.
  23. Re: Is 8 Ounces Over 9-10 Months a Lot of Scent to Go Through?

    I personally dont find it that much. Some people go through a 3.4oz bottle in 4-5 months, so that would make about 7-8 ounces in a span of 8-10 months. And most of the time, I find myself to apply a...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Random girl in school today said I smell like "class": Dior Homme Sport
    Dont really think it smells all that classy, but I do like the scent a lot.
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    Re: Before Basenotes...

    sad but very true

    I thought my bottle of Lacoste Red was the be-all-end-all of colognbe for guys (still love the scent though)
    I thought anything thats wasnt fresh or citrusy was "old-man...
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    Re: Scent Synchronization Day Autumn/Spring 2009!

    Gucci PH I for sure
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    Re: What is your preferred frag bottle size? Why?

    Most of the times I buy full bottles of frags I really like and find FB worthy, and most of the time I know that when I run out I'll be buying another bottle, so it just makes sense to get a bigger...
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    Re: S o t D, Tuesday, 1 September 2009

    Dior Homme Sport. Dont really understand the negativeness about this one, I personally love it so far.
  29. Re: Deciding on a couple colognes could use input/advice

    I havent tried Bijan Wicked, but if youre going for something unique, thats the only frag in your list that doesnt have a massive following. Besides that, I do own Versace Man Eau Fraiche, and would...
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    Re: S o t D, Monday, 31 August 2009

    Armani Attitude
  31. Re: Appreciation Thread : Ice*Men par Thierry Mugler (plus youtube review)

    Again, I cant watch this at work, but Ice*Men has been intruiguing me for a long time now, and I havent even sampled it yet. Theres something to say about a light, refreshing gourmand (and Mugler...
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    Re: Dolce and Gabbana Anthology

    Its a shame to hear about this, and then you see Light Blue for Men which IMO is a pale comparison to the women's version that came out a couple of years before. Im just asking myself what D&G are...
  33. Re: Appreciation Thread : Fuel For Life (for Men) by Diesel (plus youtube review)

    Not necessarily my favorite scent in my wardrobe, but one I wear regularly because of all the compliments I get (mostly from girls my age). I will keep wearing Fuel for Life until I cannot find a...
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    Re: Spotted at Marshall's

    Any good spottings around Messina, Plattsburgh, or anywhere near the Canada-US border in the general area?
  35. Re: Appreciation Thread : Light Blue pour Homme by Dolce & Gabbana (plus youtube revi

    Like many here, I enjoy Light Blue for women way more than the male version.

    Nice review though, keep it up.
  36. Re: Do you own the threads that go with your 'fumes?

    I do wear some Ralph Lauren (and I do own many of their frags), but besides that, I mainly dress in so many mixed brands that it would be absurd to own the scents.

    Actually, in my case I think its...
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    Re: Favorite Jeans?

    lol I keep trying to make an account but it never authorises or whatever, so I just lur k like crazy. Whats your username?

    And I think the Dior thing is just the younger SB-wearing generation...
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    Re: Favorite Jeans?

    Well if you're looking to sell some you can make a killing on that site, especially if you have some rarer peices or limited editions ;)
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    Re: Sampled some legends today

    I'll tend to agree with you on all of them except Opium. To me it is a great oriental frag. The pepper and the blackcurrant really bring it to life. And moderation is better with this scent, as you...
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    Re: Favorite Jeans?

    lol you would fit right in on those forums. Hypebeast is a website with info on new realeses in the sneaker and streetwear industry. There is also a forum. All the guys there go crazy over APC, Nudie...
  41. Re: [Newbie] My favourite EDT's, would appreciate recommendations.

    I second Double Black. Gets me loads of compliments, and it is more of a fresh oriental. A bit sweet as well. Try to imagine Code a bit lighter and with a tad of fruit (mango)


    Also I would try...
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    Re: Modern/contemporary "Powerhouse" scents?

    For aquatic scents, Chrome is indeed very powerful.

    Also, not in the same vein as the 80s powerhouse scents, I have always found Code to be very pwerful. Amazing sillage and great longevity. A bit...
  43. Re: Do you ever smell other people wearing niche fragrances?

    I once asked one of my collegues/distant friend what he was wearing, and he answered Eau d'Hadrien by Annick Goutaql. I was pretty surprised as this guy is a bit "guido-ish", I would expect him to...
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    Re: What will you be wearing tomorrow?

    No clue. It will depend on the weather and what I do during the day. IIRC its supposed to be fairly cool, and I will surely be car shopping, so something casual, yet a bit heavier than the normal...
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    Re: S o t D, Friday, 28 August 2009

    Dirt by Demeter
    First wearing, loving it so far
  46. Re: 1 Million by Paco Rabanne Youtube Review (Appreciation Thread)

    Nice review, like many said, you're getting better and better. Boo on being a Yankees fan though ;)

    I havent tried 1 Million yet, although I have seen it on sale here in Montreal. I will give it a...
  47. Re: What fragrances are you considering for purchase?

    Agreed. Dirty English is underrated to a certain point. A A lot of people get surprised by this scent like you did.
  48. Re: What fragrances are you considering for purchase?

    I have been wanting a bottle of John Varvatos for a long time now, I just havent gotten around to buying, so hopefully its next on my list.

    On the radar also might be Chanel no19 EDT. I tried the...
  49. Re: need opinion on choosing 2 frags to purchase out of my list

    I will probably be the lone vote for John Varvatos, but I absolutely love the scent (even though I dont have a bottle yet :( ).

    Besides that, either Tiffany for men or Eau Sauvage.
  50. Re: Which are the most classy/sophisticated of these 4?

    Out of those 4 probably Equipage, but we all know that class, power and money in a scent spell Platinum Egoiste.
  51. Re: Appreciation Thread : Prada Amber pour Homme by Prada (plus youtube review)

    This is one of the popular designers that I havent tried yet. The thing is I like pretty much everything about Prada's aesthetic, so I dont know why I havent gotten around to smpling this (or any...
  52. Re: Canadian Department & Drugstore Deals Of The Week

    Honestly, usually there are "some" specials at Jean-Coutu every week, ditto for a couple of pharmacies, but there hasnt been anything worthwhile in about 1-2 months.

    Also havent seen anything new...
  53. Re: Out of all your bottles, what's THE BEST in your collection?

    Right now, if I consider my "best bottle" to be the scent I wear the most, I would have to say Chrome Legend or Lise Watier Neiges. Chrome Legend I keep for the summer, but Neiges is a fantastic...
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    Re: Is Thierry Mugler Cologne Too Generic?

    Not at all. I find MC to adapt to one's body heat and chemistry, more so than a lot of other scents. Like many others have said, its a very easy to wear scent, and I recomend it for anyone looking...
  55. Re: Appreciation Thread : Boss Bottled aka Boss No.6 by Hugo Boss (plus youtube revie

    Nice review, keep on going.

    As for the frag, I dont particularly LOVE Boss Bottled, my fav Boss being XY, but it is a classic IMO, and it is pretty enjoyable.
  56. Re: What is your cheapest colognes that is currently in your daily rotation

    I have Feroce and Forza by Tonino Lamborghini (check them out, not bad scents at all), along with Adidas Moves, Dana English Leather Black, and Wild Country, Black Suede, and Mesmerize by Avon. All...
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    Re: need your precious advice

    Mugler Cologne. Understated class, light yet still present, great for the warmer weather down there in Florida.
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    Re: Gucci Pour Homme 2 vs. Burberry London

    GPH II FTW!
    I absolutely love the scent, and it lasts a hell of a long time on my skin. Great for the summer, yet suitable for colder weather IMO.
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    Re: S o t D Monday, 24th August 2009

    First day if scool, remembered the thread about what frag to wear, and most of you guys went with Gucci PH I, well I dont have it, and it was kinda hot, so I just went with Polo Blue.
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    Re: IF you were to buy 'blind' from CREED...

    Probably either OS, SMW or Erolfa.
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    Re: The best Aquatic scent you have tried!?

    Azzaro Chrome
    Bvlgari Aqva
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    Re: which burberry help

    For other house, it really depends what you like and what you want out of your fragrances. Maybe some other scents you like? It would help us narrow down a fair bit.
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    Re: which burberry help

    My personnal favorite from burberry is The Beat. Great frag IMO, can be used all year round, in any weather.
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    Poll: Re: Shipping Horror Stories Poll

    I usually try to buy locally, but if theres a good deal that I cant pass up from another country (including shipping, duty, customs, whatever other fee there is), I might take the chance.
  65. Re: What are Your Current and Past Obsessions of 2009?

    Earlier in the year I would wear Code and Dirty English daily.
    WHen the summer heat hit, I abused Chrome Legend and Lise Watier Neiges.
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    Re: The better "Hugo Boss" ?

    Hugo XY, and its the best mint Ive smelled to date. It doesn go pasty/medicinal like other mint frags, it stays fresh and light.
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    Re: A-Men and Opium EDT

    I love Opium. Although it is sensual, I do find it appropriate for casual daytime use in the winter.

    Cant speak for A*Men though, I havent tried it yet.
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    Re: Canadian customs stole my flacon cap!!! >: O

    It depends what class of alcohol and what quantity as well. I work for a courrier service, and we do have to provide papers for dangerous goods, but we also ship for l'Oreal (distributes Armani,...
  69. Re: HELP!! Antiperspirants, deodorants, perfumes--how does one combine?

    I personally use unscented antiperspirant. However, if I have the chance to get the matching deodorant to a scent, I will use it all the time.
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    Re: Wanna Play? Pick a celebrity fragrance

    Brad Pitt - Tom Ford Black Orchid

    Randy Jackson
  71. Thread: AQUA or CHROME

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    Re: AQUA or CHROME

    I like both, but I have to give Chrome the lead. I'm wearing it today, and everytime I get whiffs of it, it reminds me why it's in my wardrobe. It has great sillage and longevity, and it has a slight...
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    Re: Who's your favourite designer?

    Hypebeast/ISS/Niketalk?
  73. Thread: Acqua Di Gio

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    Re: Acqua Di Gio

    AdG is "the" safe scent. Its not at all strong, it has a very pleasant smell, and most people will recognize it. If you want to fit into the crowd, it should get the job done. If you want to stay in...
  74. Re: Which fragrance will you defend to the death??

    Mine is a cheapo: Adidas Moves. Not very much liked on here, but it is one of my faves, suits me very well. I always recommend this for a summer frag.
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    Re: Women wearing men's fragrances?

    I, for one, probably wouldnt even notice if it is male or female. As long as it jives with your body chemistry and you like it, wear it. I regularly wear Flowerbomb, Ralph Rocks, and Ralph Wild. They...
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    Re: What are "The Classics" ?

    I beleive I might have taken the original question too literally. The OP asked what scents the common man is aware of. To me the common man (when utilised on a forum like Basenotes), is someone who...
  77. Thread: Azzaro Chrome

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    Re: Azzaro Chrome

    I usually do 1 neck, 1 back of neck, one chest, one each wrist, pretty much like any other frag I own.
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    Re: Help me spend some money

    I'm going out on a limb here but maybe Chanel no 19 EDP? With plenty of cash left over.
  79. Thread: Azzaro Chrome

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    Re: Azzaro Chrome

    IMO Chrome is one of the highest quality designer aquatics, along with Bvlgari Aqva. Chrome lasts an amazingly long time and it has excellent sillage, but unlike you, I do see the drydown. The...
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    Re: Fragrance for Poker

    Dirty English
    The scent that mixes the best with tobacco IMO, and its kinda mysterious as well (always a good mix with your poker face ;). a winner for me every time I play.
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    Re: Do you wear your personality?

    Honestly it depends. Some days I wear something that will suit the mood I wake up in. If I feel so overtly confident like I can take over the world, I'll wear Opium or Oscar de la Renta Pour Lui, or...
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    Re: What are "The Classics" ?

    IMO you guys are way off, you are thinking in terms of basenoters, not the ``Common Man``. The common man knows pretty much of AdG, maybe Armani Code, any Lacoste. Thats your common man.
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    Re: S o t D - Thursday, 13 Aug 09

    Oscar de la Renta Pour Lui
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    Re: Fake Perfume - a video by 7 News, Australia

    The thing is, a lot of fakes do not look so obviously fake that people will easily spot them. For example, one of my friends bought a bottle of Lacoste Style in Play. The bottle was exactly the same,...
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    Re: Rich smelling cologne?

    Another for Platinum Egoiste.
    Also I get sophistication out of Roberto Cavalli Man.
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    Re: Why Easter Egg Colors?

    As a guy, I actually like to wear pastel colors. The thing is it shoudlnt be overdone, and should only be used as accents (ex: Neutral top and jeans, pastel shoes, or neutral tie and sweater, pastel...
  87. Re: Guerlain Vetiver for a teen . What do you think ?

    IMO the most well-known vetiver is Guerlain, so try it before. If you like it, buy it. If you dont, try to figure out what you dont like about it, and find a vetiver that will suit you. L'Occitane...
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    Re: > Tuesday, 11th August 2009

    Armani Attitude
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    Re: > Monday, 10th August 2009

    Azzaro Chrome
  90. Re: Bulgari Black, Polo double black, hugo, burberry brit, chrome

    Chrome is one of my standards during warm summer months.
    Bvlgari Black like most said I would keep for night/club or winter.
    Polo Double Black might be able to fit in anywhere. You might be able to...
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    Re: Suggestion for a rainy day

    Thanks guys. Some of your suggestions were actually on my to-buy list (Mugler Cologne, Gucci Pour Homme and NR for Him), and some were on my to-try list (Kenzo Power, Vetiver 46). I`ll be on the...
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    Re: Another Dior Homme thread

    Let your attitude and personality define the range of your frags, not whatever marketing or rep the scent has. If a 20-something year old can wear old spice without people calling him old-man, its...
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    Suggestion for a rainy day

    I'm not one to make a thousand "suggest me a frag" threads, but the wather here in Mtl this summer is cause for concern.

    It has been raining here for pretty much the whole summer. Add to this the...
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    Re: State your unpopular cologne opinions here.

    Adidas Moves is probably my favorite warm-weather cologne

    I'm also a fan of Polo Black
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    Re: Are your scents varied or similar?

    i wont put them into categories, but most of my scents are pretty easy-wearing. I dont think I have anything rude, obnoxious, or very attention-getting in my drobe. I like it like that though.
  96. Re: Why don't retail bottle purchases come with samples?

    I usually buy my bottles at the bay or at a local perfume shop, and they never gave me samples, even after I asked. The only place they gave me was a a friggin pharmacy (I bought Dirty English, they...
  97. Thread: Avon Scents

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    Re: Avon Scents

    Has anyone tried Christian Lacroix Absinthe? I really liked the paper strip sample I had, and I know that Ed Hardy Love and Luck has Absinthe in it, and its one of my favorites, just looking to see...
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    Re: *S o t D*, Friday, 7th August 2009

    Polo Black
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Another compliment on Polo Black today by a female coworker. She first yelled out "wow you smell amazing". Then later on she was walking near me, I heard her inhale deeply, I turned around, she had a...
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    Re: "Play" by Givenchy

    To me this sounds like maybe a stronger version of Armani Diamonds, which I have been waiting on for a while. Anybody who sampled tboth see similarites?
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