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    Re: Smoothest scent you own

    Chanel Coromandel +1
  2. Re: whats a good scent to buy that smells aromatic and fresh?

    Chanel Platinum Egoiste never fails.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Hair stylist doing an about face, "Excuse me what is that cologne your wearing? I want to buy that for my son for Christmas."
    The usual suspect ~ BdC.
  4. Re: Chanel Allure Homme Blanche Vs Platinum Egoiste

    I'm not real fond of a dominant lemon note in any fragrance so my vote is with CPE.
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    Re: Chanel Platinum Egoiste Sprays?

    PS As a side question, it's no judge of quality but is IYO is Platinum much of a compliment getter or just an OK office type scent?
    Thank-you,
    peake1
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    The usual suspects always come through with, "You smell really good Mr. .....!"
    Platinum Egoiste
    Bleu de Chanel
    YSL La Nuit (w. more gazing looks than words)
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    Chanel Platinum Egoiste Sprays?

    To those that wear this routinely based on the new formulation how many sprays and wear get you the just right amount of Sillage to be tastefully noticed but not be the dreaded cologne guy? ...
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    Re: Chanel PE vs A&F Fierce

    Thanks for reviving this old topic but I've definitely answered this question for myself with CPE all day every day!:smiley:
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Dear wife who "never" compliments any of my pricier frags complimented me wearing Mont Blanc Individuel twice today!
  10. Re: Mont Blanc Individuel: Because Smelling Bad is Easy

    I couldn't think of anything more synthetic in the fragrance world than JOOP! It's stomach churning burnt plastic and sugar has nothing over on Indivduel's Chocolate raspberry opening and fresh...
  11. Re: Recommendation for new scent - like Egoiste Platinum

    CK Eternity gives off a similar floral vibe.
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    Re: Scent most like Curve

    To my nose Mont Blanc Legend is "similar."
  13. Re: Where do YOU spray your fragrance to make it last all day?

    Shirt, hair and back of neck twice each.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Yesterday shopping at Lowes, cute cashier, the classic "You smell really good!!" Bleu de Chanel strikes again! :)
    PS Yah, yah I know if it had been Aventus I would have gotten a phone number and an...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    noirdrakkar,
    That's all great but where was the off duty police woman?? ;)
    peake1
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    Re: If you layered....

    Bleu de Chanel and Chanel Platinum Egoiste
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    If you layered....

    .... two Chanel's BdC & CPE together what third designer scent IYO would it most like resemble?
    Thank-you,
    peake1
    PS These are my two favorite office wear scents and would like to find a very...
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    Re: AHS or Bleu which one for winter?

    Bleu but even better the classic Platinum Egoiste!
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I view this thread as more of a "top percentage people pleaser" than a "fictional panty dropper" list. So with that said hands down my least offensive positive remarked upon scents are....

    Fierce...
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    Re: Mixing two fragrances in one decant.

    BdC x VPH 50/50 = A very pleasing subtle smooth citrus aquatic!
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    Re: Is It Just Me Or Does Bleu De Chanel....

    To me BdC is the new generation CPE but as Platinum doesn't get much love/respect here on BN's it is no surprise that neither does Bleu. These designers are just too good (much like YSL LaNuitt) and...
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    Re: Bleu de Chanel flankers

    Perhaps Bleu de Intense or Extreme that might correct the weak longevity issues? Seriously I wish Chanel would as I do enjoy BdC a lot!
    peake1
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    LOL, sorry funny!
    PS A request/compliment for A&F Fierce from the wife!
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    If I like these designers...

    ...scents Bleu de Chanel, Platinum Egoiste and Versace Pour Homme what Niche scents can you recommend that I might enjoy?
    Thank-you,
    peake1
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    Top Complimented Niche?

    I noticed on the "most complimented" frags list there are not many Niche scents other than Creed's towards the top. So what say you what are your most complimented Niche frags by the general public?...
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    Re: The best "Run of the mill" fragrance ?

    YSL L'homme
  27. Re: "Hi Haters" - Your guilty pleasure scent that you have no shame in sharing!!

    C.0. Bigelow Elixr Black = John Varvatos Vintage meets D&G the One for $20.00
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    Re: Best 'openings' of all time?

    CPE & BdC
  29. Re: What are your partner's favorite scent(s) on you?

    Rochas Man & Versace Pour Homme
  30. Re: Any weak fragrance that literally smells close to nothing?

    +3 Molecule 01 &
    VPH gone after 15 min.
    both people pleaser scents...so I'm told.
  31. Re: Your the 'average joe' which two frags do you live with for the rest of your life?

    Bleu de Chanel & Fahrenheit IF the "average Joe" had above average taste!
  32. Re: Chanel's top 4 heavy hitters. Head to head to head to head :D

    -Longevity - PE
    -Projection - PE
    -Sillage - PE
    -Compliments - Bleu
  33. Re: "Hi Haters" - Your guilty pleasure scent that you have no shame in sharing!!

    VPH & BdC...the ladies definitely don't hate on them! :)
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    Re: Is It Just Me Or Does Bleu De Chanel....

    Hmm, I think there's a lot of Chanel reps planted here on BN sent to hype up Bleu sales?? ;) (j/k)
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    Re: Is It Just Me Or Does Bleu De Chanel....

    BdC's top notes snaps necks as you walk by! To bad they don't last long enough on my skin.
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    BdC similar with better performance?

    Any suggestions for a very similar frag to Bleu de Chanel but with slightly better projection/longevity?
    Thanks,
    peake1
  37. Re: Can anyone suggest an "Aftershavey" or Aftershave-like cologne?

    Platinum Egoiste+2
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Yet another one for BdC from dear wife who "never" compliments my frags. "Mmmm, you smell really goood!" as she leans into my neck after an all day wear. This juice just keeps rackin' them up. :)
  39. Re: best fragrance to wear on a date (a different answer)

    Low projection people pleaser is the key for dating. Save the heavier scents for later when things safely heat up.
    peake1
  40. Re: Your favorite all-season, all-occasion designer?

    BleudeChanel or Versace Pour Homme!
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    Poll: Re: Best "Blue" fragrance for Men!

    I also would 2nd VPH only if it had better performance and agree on BdC as an over all frag! (Ladies seem to agree.)
    peake1
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    Re: A Question for Gay, Straight and Bisexual Men

    Straight as the day is long....
    Chanel's Platinum Egoiste & Bleu de Chanel also Rochas Man works for the woman in my world.
  43. Re: Answer These Personality Questions and I'll Recommend a Fragrance for You

    1. How old are you? 47
    2. Male or female? M
    3. Are you an introvert (enjoy time alone) or an extrovert (outgoing and social)? Introvert
    4. Do you like to be unique, or do you like to fit in? ...
  44. Thread: CPE Vintage?

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    CPE Vintage?

    To those who have owned Chanel Ego´ste Platinum prior to it's reformulation how does it compare? Was the original better blended or have better projection/longevity than the new version? I love my...
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    Re: Bleu de Chanel vs Le Male

    BdC!!!
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    Chanel PE vs A&F Fierce

    A very simple question if I may? I know these two have been compared to death but very simply of the two which edges out the other with better "projection and longevity" only?
    Many thanks,
    peake1
  47. Re: Why do so many men not like Chanel's Blue de Chanel?

    Well said, exactly!
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    Re: The Most Sexiest Male fragrance around

    +1 for Platinum Egoiste!
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    anew,
    Thanks for the "real time" compliment estimates!
    peake1
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    Re: Sexy, projecting summer fragrance?

    Only speaking from experience, "Bleu de Chanel!"
    None of the hype and all of the results!
    peake1
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    Re: Basenote Hype Victims?!

    IMHO FWIW and all other disclaimers "Aventus"!
    PS Now on the flip side the Hype that paid off was with DHI!
  52. Re: Curve for Men smells like a poor man Chanel Platinum Egoiste

    mesa,
    FWIW other than for your own enjoyment which of these three has brought you the most compliments?
    Thanks,
    peake - Who has PE and would like to pick up one of the other two.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    The old "generic nothing special" Bleu de Chanel comes through again with "Will that be cash or credit and Mmm, you smell really good!" cashier at local store.
    PS I predict with the lists next...
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    Versace Pour Homme Like?

    Looking for suggestions on a frag similar to VPH but with better longevity and projection? Not interested in Allure Homme Sport or AdG.
    Thanks,
    peake1
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Got my first ever compliment from dear wife on a fragrance this AM. "Mmm you smell reeeally good!" Yet another one for Versace Pour Homme!
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    Re: A better version of Liz Claiborne Curve?

    Chanel Platinum Egoiste is your answer!
  57. Re: Chanel's allure homme sport (Eau de toilette) vs bleu de chanel

    smell - Bleu
    compliments - Bleu (although Sport does get it's share)
    projection - Bleu
    longevity - Equal
    versatility - Bleu
    peake1
    PS Don't listen to the haters on BdC it's just left over...
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    Poll: Re: DHI vs La Nuit Poll?

    laph,
    Excellent explanation, thank-you.
    peake1
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    Poll: Re: DHI vs La Nuit Poll?

    Now I know as the OP I asked for "your" opinion as fellow gents but I have to ask why (FWIW) La Nuit is rated higher on the "most complimeted" chart and DHI is not ranked as highly if it's the...
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    Poll: DHI vs La Nuit Poll?

    I know these VS Polls may get a bit old but I have never seen this particular designer head to head here on basenotes. With that said "of these two" (yes, I know they're are no doubt many better...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Three compliments this AM for Versace Pour Homme the Medusa does it again!
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    Re: Anyone know where to buy Dior Homme Intense?

    http://us.strawberrynet.com/mens-fragrances/christian-dior/dior-homme-intense-eau-de-parfum/74222/#DETAIL
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    Re: Chesapeake Bay Spyce

    I have this bottle and actually picked it up on "the Bay" on vaca. A very enjoyable spice/musk frag!
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    "You smell reeeally good today Mister ....!" Bank Teller this AM.
    Bleu de Chanel generic or not it works! :)
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    The old sweet wingman Rochas Man works his magic!
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    checker,

    Would you be so kind to share your other top two? Thank-you.
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    Poll: Re: DHI (new version) vs LIDGE?

    Well, trusting your noses opinions and blind buying today based on the votes. I thank-you and hope the better of the two "helps" project the right image along with all the other "more important"...
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    Poll: DHI (new version) vs LIDGE?

    I know this has been posed many times before but let me ask this stripped down Q./Poll please? If your one and only priority is as a single guy is to wear the more romantic of the two scents and are...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Bleu De Chanel +1 this afternoon.
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    What IYO is the most...

    ...respected "designer" house for men's fragrances?
    Thanks in advance
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    Re: What are the sexiest smelling fragrances?

    YSL La Nuit de l`Homme
  72. Re: The Barbershop..."The Beginning of a Journey" - Where Did Your Love For Fragrance Begin ?????

    Spending the summers with my fav uncle in the 70's in his corvette and various other sports cars. He always had the latest cologne of the day and to me as a young lad was the "coolest" guy I ever...
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    Re: Why no love for...

    coney,
    Agreed on the general public and as a newbie to frags so far I really enjoy it especially the dry down. Just for fun I did a litl' side by side comparison with another fav designer YSL La...
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    Why no love for...

    ...Bleu De Chanel? Please forgive my being a newb to frags but genuinely curious is the negative reviews based on comparisons to the "better" classic chanels or are the notes in Bleu just that much...
  75. Thread: Heavenly Scent?

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    Heavenly Scent?

    Looking for opinions on an appropriate frag for church? Obviously something tasteful and not overly projecting even if it means just being easy on the trigger. Pleasing to the young ladies in the...
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    Polo Blue vs. D&G Light Blue?

    Looking for impartial opinions on these two specific blue scents for the summer as far as projection, longevity and over all scent? Will be worn for outdoor day time activities and wouldn't hurt if...
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