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  1. Re: you are walking along the notorious El Camino rope bridge

    Very roughly (they're not that close), Shalimar and Habit Rouge as well. Vanilla, powder, quite rich. EDT and EDP are a bit different also. There will be a threads about that here.
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    Re: A fragrance for my beloved grandmother

    Hard to say without knowing what she likes. Maybe one of the Guerlain classics? (Mitsouko, Shalimar, L'Heure Bleue).
  3. Re: you are walking along the notorious El Camino rope bridge

    Can't I walk back and forth taking one bottle at a time? Wearing different fake moustaches (which I always carry in my backpack for situations like this).

    Anyway, I only know these

    2) Jaipur...
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    Re: Butterfly hunting extreme :grin:

    Sounds good! Shame it's uitverkocht.
  5. Re: Ever notice how guys call perfume "juice" when describing the liquid?

    Pimp juice - hoooooooooh-ooooooooh-hoooooooo
    I think I need to let her loose (might think I need to let her loose)
    She only want me for my pimp juice (that's all she want me for f'real)

    Women,...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Escada pour Homme. Was that time again.
  7. Re: Ever notice how guys call perfume "juice" when describing the liquid?

    Just slapping on some old man juice, it's going to be beast mode tonight.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Habanita. Cause it's Saturday.
  9. Re: Ever notice how guys call perfume "juice" when describing the liquid?

    Just makes me think of alcoholics.

    I agree though that it's cute that guys try to sound tough when talking about their favourite perfumes. Yeah, bro, just came home from the gym (leg day with a...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Bandit Light. Because the weather stinks.
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    Re: Has Paul Smith London been relaunched?

    Was the old version an EDP?

    Anyway, sold mine.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Jicky. Just saw the bottle.
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    Re: Fragrances with Baileys Smell

    https://www.fragrantica.com/notes/Baileys-Irish-Cream-870.html
  14. Re: I can choose one Bogart for a visitor to bring me in the New Year

    Signature.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Jacomo de Jacomo. Because Christmas is coming.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Vermeil. Just saw the bottle.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Eau des Baux because summer's over.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Breath of God. All I could reach.
  19. Re: summarize your fragrance journey from birth to now

    Barely paid attention to perfumes until around 2010 (smell nice on girlfriends was as far as I noticed them) then started to develop an interest and realised that I had missed out. I think smelling...
  20. Re: When was the last time someone's perfume annoyed you and which perfume was it?

    I wonder if people who perhaps only use one fragrance may get so used to it that they need to apply more and more to still be able to smell it.
  21. When was the last time someone's perfume annoyed you and which perfume was it?

    We all know that some people simply dislike perfume but even as perfume lovers we may sometimes feel that someone's perfumes is rather annoying, a bit much, etc.

    For example, I sat on public...
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    Re: Opinion: What should this guy wear?

    Whatever smells like a dead fox/badger.

    Seriously though, ideally he would wear whatever makes him happy, for example tight panties and a few sprays of Agent Provocateur.

    Speaking of, I hope...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Dark Aoud. It's all I had.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Givenchy Gentleman. Getting used to its patchouli again.
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    Re: You Tube reviewer MyMickers passed away

    Remember his videos from years ago. RIP.

    This seems to be the last proper video on his channel.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ni89toRSV00
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    Re: Cannabis fragrances.

    You'll smell like a lot of people around here.

    For some reason I thought Ice Men and a slightly off smelling bottle of Rive Gauche that I used to have smelled a bit like pot. Perhaps just what I...
  27. Re: If YOU were in-charge of a NEW & UNIQUE fragrance

    The zoo. It would flop. Unless I get some cool Hollywood guys for the adverts. And then it would still flop. Still, once discontinued the price would go up and it could become a collectors item for...
  28. Re: Would you wear Dior Homme or Dior Homme Intense on a first date?

    Apart from many factors such as age, backround, etc (these threads always tempt me to mock, do women like this or that on a first date, because they're all the same....), many people just follow...
  29. Re: How many people do you encounter during your day that are wearing a fragrance? (best guess)

    Lots.
  30. Re: Would you wear Dior Homme or Dior Homme Intense on a first date?

    Would depend on the target. Many women prefer a man to smell masculine, so, unless I knew the target is a young/romantic girl who likes sweet, feminine, pretty scents, I wouldn't reach for DHI. It...
  31. Re: Does the band Train have a problem with cologne?

    https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/a3xdae/more-people-pooping-in-san-francisco-than-ever-all-time-high-vgtrn
    They probably don't want to dilute the local smell of poo with aroma chemicals?
  32. Re: What kind of man can pull off Dior Homme Intense?

    True, I've encountered that issue as well. Still, every once in a while it's quite enjoyable.
  33. Re: What kind of man can pull off Dior Homme Intense?

    I like it and find it easy to wear, a good quality "vanilla scent", nice when it's cool out and can be worn by everybody, alas I think quite a few women don't seem to care for it all that much. Could...
  34. Re: What quantity of fragrances do you have to have that requires you to prove it?

    Personally I'd like to see any collection that features at least 100 niche and/or rare scents. Anything below that isn't really worth looking at, though I wouldn't mock people who post theirs anyway....
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    Re: Which fragrances asked too much of you ?

    Shalimar, L'Heure Bleue. Liked both for a while but It was like putting lipstick on a wild boar.
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    Re: I did it! I purged my collection.

    Enjoy your smaller and diminished collection.

    :evil: just kidding. Congrats if this is what you wanted to achieve and enjoy.

    I've sold a few backup bottles, haven't bought anything in years...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Escada pour Homme. Because it's there.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Devin. Because I have to go to Kilburn.
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    Re: Jaques Bogart - A great perfumer ?

    Ah, well, one day I'll smell it. And Jules. So many other perfumes, I'm not going to pay rip off prices for blind buys which may have spent 20 years in someone's bathroom.
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    Re: Are you kidding me?

    I think they renamed it to Haventus or something like that.
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    Re: Are you kidding me?

    I can appreciate the honesty. Name is pretty funny. Not going to sell much in the USA though, unless he renames it to Tremendous or Awesome Fail.



    Sounds better than many mainstream perfumes.
  42. Re: Givenchy Gentleman was my 1980's teenage scent - does it still have the magic ?

    Ah, ok, thanks. Sounds about right as I'm pretty sure that I got them quite early on after signing up here.
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    Re: Do you have a canary?

    Dirty looks combined with coughing and grumbling. I go a bit easier on the sprayer these days, rarely happens now.
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    Re: Eau de Baux= A new fall favorite

    It's a nice one. Don't wear it often, like all my vanilla scents, but might dig it out soon.
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    Re: Nautica Voyage - Disappointing performance

    Certainly seems to start quite strong as I managed to overspray and it felt like drowning in fabric softener. Didn't like it anymore after that incident. First time I tried it it seemed like a nice...
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    Re: Jaques Bogart - A great perfumer ?

    Have you smelled it? Is it actually good? None of the other Bogarts are mind blowing (or last that well...Witness, looking at you). Is it more than the usual hype when it comes to discontinued...
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    Re: Your 2019 Fragrance Netto

    And another one.

    -4.

    Culling some of my backup bottles of early favourites.
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    Re: Your 2019 Fragrance Netto

    Sold one.

    -3.
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    Re: Do you have a canary?

    The general public, specifially people in queues, cinemas and on public transport. If the pitchforks don't come out, it's fine.
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    Re: Jaques Bogart - A great perfumer ?

    I like some of the old ones. OMS, Signature, Witness. Haven't had a chance to try Furyo. Pass on the newer ones as far as I've tried them. Loud, sweet, not for me.
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    Re: Jaipur , blind buy ?

    Imagine a more masculine Shalimar (very roughly speaking, of course). Sounds good? Then you probably will enjoy it.

    To me it's an easy to like "vanilla" scent. I'm generally not the biggest fan of...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Givenchy Gentleman. 2nd bottle. To spot the difference. See also here
    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/470442-Givenchy-Gentleman-was-my-1980-s-teenage-scent-does-it-still-have-the-magic/page6
  53. Re: Givenchy Gentleman was my 1980's teenage scent - does it still have the magic ?

    One for the Gentleman/Givenchy experts:

    I've got 2 bottles, to me they smell quite different, one is a tester, both look the same, no wraparound label, both silver caps with a black base (they're...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Givenchy Gentleman. As it was discussed here yesterday.
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    Re: Your 2020 Fragrance Plans?

    Wear what I own, get rid of the ones that I got bored of (probably not many).
  56. Re: Ok, laying my cards on the table re: Azzaro PH EDT

    Surprised you've never smelled this before. One if the old classics that were almost unavoidable, like Aramis, Polo and so on.
  57. Re: Givenchy Gentleman was my 1980's teenage scent - does it still have the magic ?

    Got a bottle of unknown age, most likely not the first version. Smells good for a patchouli scent.
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    Re: Would I like Yatagan ?

    Love it and always get compliments. Can't remember Zino well but they won't have much in common.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Polo. Because I saw the bottle and I'm the mood for my "old man scents" again since the weather's a bit shit.
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    Re: I suck at blind buys

    A friend of mine used to moan about how people used to buy music blind (before the internet, kids) and then spent more time with albums that didn't appeal to them on a first listen and that they...
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    Re: Does your partner understand your addiction?

    Like any other good addiction. At least it's just clutter and doesn't seem to be particularly unhealthy and illegal!
  62. Re: Five Female Fragrances From Fragrance Houses Men Can Easily Wear?

    Dior Homme, DHI, Fleur du Male Cologne, Bulgari Black, Bulgari pour Homme Extreme, Eau de Baux, Insense Ultramarine and Ice Cube, Jaipur Homme, Mugler Cologne (and pretty much all Mugler).

    Or if...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Smalto pour Homme. Because I went to Lidl to buy flour.
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    Re: Does your partner understand your addiction?

    She'd happily eliminate the ones she doesn't like but also gives me compliments when I wear her favourites.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Gucci pour Homme. Suits the cooler weather.
  66. Re: I received very negative feedback unexpectedly by a trusted loved one

    Obviously need their nose rearranged. It's either that or sucking it up.
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    Re: it's true: perfume doesn't have gender

    I'd still go with that in our society certain, current perfume norms have been established, many people will identify many scents as typically male/female (there are scents that smell different, of...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Pino Silvestre. Because Christmas is coming.
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    Re: What cologne was joker wearing

    He wasn't on a date though. Still could have worn cologne I guess.
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    Re: Best, beast mode cheapies?

    Giorgio Beverly Hills for men
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Escada pour Homme. As I can't drink at work.
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    Re: The official Jeremy Fragrance fragrance thread

    I'm watching your being cool isn't always that cool video. I can't believe Jeremy Fragrance isn't watching these.
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    Re: Body Kouros.. arrived

    Smelled it on an older chap who was standing next to me on a train a while ago and thought it suited him quite well. Which is funny as I found it too youthful, sweet and night club when I sold my...
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    Re: How many fragrances do you own?

    It's similar to pulling your leg or mocking, I'd say but it also can be used when somebody annoys you.
    E.g.
    How much do you want for this half empty bottle of Aventus that you've kept in your car...
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    Re: How many fragrances do you own?

    137. They're in a cupboard.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Gatsby. Was in the mood for it.
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    Re: A*Men Appreciation

    It's ok but too many people wore too much of it in summer.

    Angel is better.
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    Re: Beta Male Scents

    You mean girlfriends and wives, right?

    I had 5 girlfriends once, they all knew about each other. I just wore Chrome to appear fresh, dude.
  79. Re: And it happened - asked not to wear perfume to work

    Personal freedom is a privilege. Wage slaves mustn't grumble but work harder and faster, after all you're not there to enjoy perfume or to distract others from working hard and fast.

    It sucks,...
  80. Re: US based peeps: buying from artisans in the UK is super cheap!

    Enjoy it while stocks last.

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DWfHpDIXkAAIUf8.jpg
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    Re: cant believe what i saw at sephora

    Has to be strong enough to attract girls/boys who had their senses numbed by a considerable amount of Bacardi Breezer. Shiny shirt and piss catchers optional.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Kenzo pour Homme. I didn't relabel the decant and thought it contained Guerlain Cologne.
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    Re: Your 2019 Fragrance Netto

    Sold one.

    -2.
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    Re: Your 2019 Fragrance Netto

    Finally used up what was left of the gigantic bottle of Basil Splash (MJ) that I had inherited.

    -1.
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    Re: Whatever happened to Paul smith fragrances??

    I know what happed to the one I owned, eBay.
  86. Re: Blind-buy advice for my female partner based on her character

    +1. Probably bought a similar amount of perfume and underwear so far. In both situations it's usually best to consult the person who shall wear it.
  87. Re: What do you do with the original box/presentation

    Recycling bin but also keep some in case I want to ship a bottle.
  88. Re: Michael Jackson's Fragrance Collection (Complete List)

    Did you see the recent two part documentary about some of the boys (not sure if it was shown in the UK only https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/newsbeat-47013732 )? Worth a watch. Crazy to see what people got...
  89. Re: Michael Jackson's Fragrance Collection (Complete List)

    Paedophila?
  90. Re: Name a scent that smells even better when you overspray it

    Any scent, mate!!!!
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    Re: Can people be grouped into taste categories?

    If you look under Groups then you'll find people with interest in certain genres of perfume.
  92. Re: Do old people smell different? Asks NYT. Spoiler alert: aldehydes!

    People of a certain age don't all smell the same though nor do people from different cultures who are consuming different food, some people have stronger bo than others, etc. Hence some people smell...
  93. Re: Do old people smell different? Asks NYT. Spoiler alert: aldehydes!

    Surely other factors such as diet, health, gender, genetics, etc, will be part of this.
  94. Re: Actually asked to wash a perfume off - it was that offensive to others

    Considering that more than one person complained, you probably stank out the place, Kitty. Try wearing 12 sprays of Leather Oud tmrw, that should shut them up.
  95. Re: Have you ever stopped someone to ask what they're wearing? What was it?

    Don't think I did.

    I feel it's a bit like this

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=H5ZzJIE_vbsP
  96. Re: Come Clean........ 5 worst fragrances you regret having purchased

    Aseel, Beyond Paradise, Sex Pistols, XS, Architect.
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    Re: Explain your icon

    He became very popular with the ladies due to his one man spit roasting skill.
  98. Re: Jeremy Fragrance's method of spraying - yes or no?

    I don't like to spray too close to the nose, so I never spray above the chest if I can avoid it. Only spray wrists if I want to test something.
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    Re: Explain your icon

    No story or deeper meaning to it.

    It was either this or this
    http://www.basenotes.net/customprofilepics/profilepic47865_7.gif
    The man with the world's largest nose, which ended up as profile...
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    Re: Does chest hair increase longevity?

    No idea. Personally I wonder about hipster beards and oral sex.
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