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    Re: Today I bought September 2016

    Wonderful purchase!!!
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    Re: Shopping for jeans

    Also had a Pepe London boot cut that lasted 5-6 yrs - amazing fit; sadly by the time I realized how much I liked it, I couldn't find the model # etc...
  3. Re: What do you predict is going to be the next fragrance trend?

    This is what Sauvage will lead to - no doubts there...I mean, I'm a frag"natic" & I can't stand this mess...Wait till a co-worker complains or continually sneezes & books off - it'll create an uproar...
  4. Re: What do you predict is going to be the next fragrance trend?

    I just didn't want to say what u ended up saying :(
  5. Re: What do you predict is going to be the next fragrance trend?

    Easy - more chemical mess like Sauvage (I know some might ask - isn't one enough?)...
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    Re: Shopping for jeans

    Went through all Levi's while in college / university. Now @ 37, my preferred jeans for the last 2-3 yrs has been Buffalo David Bitton's Driven Basic Straight Fit - comfortable without being a slim...
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    Re: Oud Recommendations?

    Thankfully u haven't wasted your time or money...But, Royal Oud is an excellent woody scent - make no mistake about it...

    I would like you & others to try Woody by Arabian Oud (or Woody Intense /...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 24th September, 2016

    http://parfumanica.by/d/219649/d/jacques-bogart---furyo.jpg
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 24th September, 2016

    http://parfumanica.by/d/219649/d/jacques-bogart---furyo.jpg
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Jacques Bogart Furyo.

    http://parfumanica.by/d/219649/d/jacques-bogart---furyo.jpg
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    Re: Horible sniffing experience

    I somehow feel OP likes Ellena's watercolors than the heavier oil paintings :) So for once & most likely the only time, I'll disagree with you cacio!

    I feel he might like Ellena's creations for...
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    Re: Silver Mountain Water

    I was so waiting for batch threads on SMW & every other Creed - hopefully I'll see it one day...

    As for SMW - it's a surprisingly well performing Creed I own - 3-4 sprays runs me through 8-12...
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    Re: Bel Ami and Antaeus. Brothers?

    Same here...Bel Ami stands higher on my vintage lists & I mean the top 5; Antaeus will be somewhere in the 6-10...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 23rd September, 2016

    http://img.fragrancex.com/images/products/parent/medium/744m.jpg
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 23rd September, 2016

    http://img.fragrancex.com/images/products/parent/medium/744m.jpg
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    2nd edition Bel Ami as well...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays: Vintage Edition

    Sure I'm in - can never say no to Bel Ami...I'll try the 2nd version vintage today (as I just have one of the original in the cocktail shake bottle)...
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    Re: Sep 2016: Vintage I bought today

    Broke my rule on vintages - I never buy used, but the price was too good to miss & I'm glad I bought it - a 1990's version, more than 80% full bottle - 50ml spray Egoiste - for just 75 (I know some...
  19. Re: Which notes associated with the word "luxury"?

    ^^^ Now this is luxury indeed!!!
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    Re: No love for Creed

    By measurement on basenotes, the length of all the Aventus threads & other Creed threads dwarf the hardly any Creed hate posts or threads - so it is well loved here (more of an obsessively possessive...
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    Re: Vintage Offers You Couldn't Refuse

    ^^^ It sure is...
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    Re: Today I bought September 2016

    Awesome haul!!! Enjoy...
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    Re: How old is too old to buy?

    ^^^ I think it's Balafre too, if not Eau Sauvage edt...

    Buying from a good source is the key (along with proper storage) - I have maybe one or 2 from 50's / 60's (Lacoste Eau de Sport by Jean...
  24. Re: My take on 7 hyped fragrances on the MFD + Question

    ^^ True. Although I don't post much, I visit & often read the threads on the female side - just so much more sane & informative than most that I read on MFD.
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    Re: What bottle feels best/worst in your hand?

    I've always liked simple bottles - they are the best - most Chanel's (designer & Exclusifs) & Dior Privee's fall in this category; on the other hand - le Male / CDG perfume & 2 Man - they are just...
  26. Re: My take on 7 hyped fragrances on the MFD + Question

    You kidding??? Didn't u girls smell the drool filled, multi-page Aventus for Her thread? I saw ONLY men contribute & thought all of women in the world were up in arms to do an anti-hype for this...
  27. Re: What Fragrance to Wear to a Salvador Dali Exhibition? (No Les Parfums Salvador Dali)

    +1 - Dali will be smiling on smelling this!!!

    http://jtownusa.com/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/600x600/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/s/a/salvador_dali_dali_pour_homme_edt_100ml.jpg
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 22nd September, 2016

    From a sample

    http://img.fragrancex.com/images/products/parent/medium/60861m.jpg
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 22nd September, 2016

    http://img.fragrancex.com/images/products/parent/medium/60861m.jpg
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    Re: Vintage Offers You Couldn't Refuse

    Most likely a 1990 edition Chanel Egoiste 50ml spray, about 80-85% full - for approx $85 shipped :)
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 21st September, 2016

    Guerlain Derby.

    http://i.ebayimg.com/t/DERBY-by-GUERLAIN-edt-30ml-pour-homme-vintage-rare-/00/s/NTIyWDkyOA==/z/TT8AAOxyVLNS-AmB/$_57.JPG
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 21st September, 2016

    Guerlain Derby:

    http://i.ebayimg.com/t/DERBY-by-GUERLAIN-edt-30ml-pour-homme-vintage-rare-/00/s/NTIyWDkyOA==/z/TT8AAOxyVLNS-AmB/$_57.JPG
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Guerlain Derby - from a bottle similar to the below:

    http://i.ebayimg.com/t/DERBY-by-GUERLAIN-edt-30ml-pour-homme-vintage-rare-/00/s/NTIyWDkyOA==/z/TT8AAOxyVLNS-AmB/$_57.JPG
  34. Thread: MFK for Fall?

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    Re: MFK for Fall?

    Ah, thanks for pointing that out - me the more dumber one here :) Sorry OP...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    ^^^ Wait for the dry down phases - I feel Worth is better there, but yes, start is harsh as u say...

    Y'day evening was my old fav Gucci Pour Homme 1976; today, still undecided (I know, I know, all...
  36. Re: Creed: Have They Really Been Around For Over 200 Years.?

    I hate to post my facts again, but as many posts in this thread questions the "creed"ibility, here you are:

    For the believers:
    At first, God created light - but has anyone tole u why? Here's the...
  37. Re: Most complex scents of the late 70s to early 90s period?

    I always think Jean LaPorte's early creations for Maitre Parfumeur et Gantier are the most complex to date - Eau des Iles in particular, although they might not have the most # of notes listed
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    Re: Layering Jean-Claude Ellena scents

    Even for seasoned BN's, this "volume" is a shocker :)
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    Re: Selling your backup bottle - any regrets?

    https://encrypted-tbn2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTA_AJKuv04gDtGJp4nEAhKXo56RTHQKJbNwWCc64pVyxWvZ7fxnw
  40. Thread: MFK for Fall?

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    Re: MFK for Fall?

    This is one of the most dumbest will u choose Aventus statement, when OP has clearly stated his choices.

    Back to the thread - Lumiere Noire off the 2, however, among all MFK's, I prefer either...
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    Re: Selling your backup bottle - any regrets?

    So true... The only bottle I really bought from a collector's perspective was Patou Pour Homme. Other than this, all others were bought with the intention to use.

    The regret - just one - selling...
  42. [International] Re: Special deal on Costume National Scent edp + more

    Bump.
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    Re: Which Sandalo ... Etro or Lorenzo Villoresi?

    ^^^ MPeG's are notoriously complex - u definitely need an hour at the least for the drydown which, I assure u will be a treat with most Jean LaPorte creations for this house.

    The bottle I own of...
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    Re: Is Montana Red still made?

    Monsieur Montana (from basenotes) will be happy to read this thread!!!

    As for the Montana Parfum d'Homme, it is discontinued as per basenotes. I own a big ugly 125 ml bottle splash, one of the...
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    Re: Which Sandalo ... Etro or Lorenzo Villoresi?

    I tried the latest version EDP of Tam Dao & I laughed as there is NO sandalwood in it. I own the edt which is simply a cedar bomb & nothing more. Maybe older versions of Tam Dao EDP were good - so...
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    Re: NEW: Lapis Lazuli by Olivier Durbano!

    Yes it's spelt - which as a super food is becoming "the next" thing in the western world, which always amuses me...
  47. Re: Smelling someone's fragrance after walking away from them.

    Let me be the first to put Aventus on this thread, as I'm sure we'll hear some funny ones soon - Phileas Fogg went around the world in 80 days & on return still could smell the Aventus worn by...
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    Re: Which Sandalo ... Etro or Lorenzo Villoresi?

    U should skip both as they are weak in strength & instead buy Maitre Parfumeur et Gantier Santal Noble - which in the current version is way better than all others considered as sandalwood...
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    Re: There can be only one!

    +2 for Costume National Homme...
  50. Re: This may sound crazy, but I simply enjoy the Scottish Fine Soaps EDT

    I own this - one of my cheapest, but really satisfying buys - weak on longevity as others pointed out, but a good all year round cologne imho.
  51. Re: Best from this list Armani Eau PH, Eau de Rochas, Oscar for Men, Pinaud,

    Based on your likes, I'd go with Armani Eau PH & Eau de Rochas...
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    Re: Which scent screams "don't f@&k with me"

    Look for batches before CH21 (if i remember right) - those Knize Ten's was a no compromise fragrance - leather from start to end & animalic as well, with muted floral,s if any...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 16th September, 2016

    Monsieur Rochas for today.

    http://acimg.auctivacommerce.com/imgdata/0/2/4/6/4/0/webimg/6716608.jpg
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    ^^^ Love that bottle easyfish; I had the opportunity to buy a 2 part gift set - forgot the exact shape, but it was EDT & AS & they are individual bottles, but shaped in such a way that they sit...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 16th September, 2016

    Monsieur Rochas for today.

    http://acimg.auctivacommerce.com/imgdata/0/2/4/6/4/0/webimg/6716608.jpg
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays: Vintage Edition

    Monsieur Rochas for today.

    http://acimg.auctivacommerce.com/imgdata/0/2/4/6/4/0/webimg/6716608.jpg
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    Re: Today I bought September 2016

    Remik - that's a b'ful bottle for sure!
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    Re: Which scent screams "don't f@&k with me"

    +1's to all of the above. For me - Salvador Dali / Worth PH HC will take the top spot, with NK Incense & Jeke coming in right after.
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    Poll: Re: First private blend Tom Ford??

    Another vote for Tuscan Leather.
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    Re: Greatest Hits : Olivia Giacobetti

    ^^^ I'm surprised u missed out on one :)

    Nice article! But surprised that neither Philosykos, nor the Idole EDT get mentioned here (the EDP does, but the EDT is "THE" masterpiece of her creations...
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    Re: Guerlain Bottles For Sale: Decant Shop

    Thanks Meow7 for posting this...I bought couple; as FYI, a total of 8 have been sold as of 1030EST (I bought the Egoiste & the Tauer, not sure of the other 6)...
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    Poll: Re: Poll : Fav of NR for Him line

    Musc for him followed by NR for Him...The Musc was very enticing - i smelled it at the store, took a spray on paper & was walking around the mall - an hour later i had to buy it...
  63. Re: Traded 120 ML bottle of Creed Aventus for 100 ml bottle of Tom Ford Amber Absolute -Worth It?

    To me (& to the few above, incl the OP) - a good deal for sure, as AA is a good buy for sure...

    But, so many people here are going to regret your decision to have sold off one bottle of Aventus...
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    Re: Arquiste EL- Awesome release!

    Interesting...Will definitely sample for the above comment alone!!!
  65. Thread: Egosite help

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    Re: Egosite help

    Great find yarn - Egoiste is indeed diff to date - I have 2 bottles with Montreal on the back of the bottle.
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    Re: The official "I don't get it" thread

    As another poster already pointed out - many vintages are still available, albeit at higher prices online. If someone recommends stuff not available, then, I am with u - it's annoying indeed...

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

    Ha! Good one Dougczar :)
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    Re: The official "I don't get it" thread

    Why Aventus for Her hasn't received a batch code thread...Just not fair for the ladies, is what me thinks...
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    Re: Bel Ami vs Bel Ami Vetiver

    It's good to see new basentoers not fall for sales related info or the hype...You'll enjoy the current Bel Ami, you'll fall in love with the previous version; I don't want to say anything about the...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Parfum d'Habit from Maitre Parfumeur et Gantier
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 12th September, 2016

    Parfum d'Habit from Maitre Parfumeur et Gantier
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 12th September, 2016

    Parfum d'Habit from Maitre Parfumeur et Gantier
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    Re: The one that got away...

    LOL good point :) I belong to the same category on quite a few vintages - mainly Eau d'Hermes, so many Guerlains, Tabac Blond etc...
  74. Re: Name a perfume you would never wear and say why

    Chocolate Greedy from Montale - typing this & eating my cereal at the same time makes even the cereal taste bad...An overly sweet, milk chocolate oreo concoction - totally nasty for a perfume imho...
  75. [International] Re: Special deal on Costume National Scent edp + more

    Bump.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 11th September, 2016

    SOTD Cologne Pour le Soir by MFK.

    SOTE most likely Eau Fugace by Astier de Villatte.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 11th September, 2016

    Happy Birthday Lilibelle!!!

    SOTD Cologne Pour le Soir by MFK.

    SOTE most likely Eau Fugace by Astier de Villatte.
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    Re: Bel Ami vs Bel Ami Vetiver

    The Ellena version Bel Ami is a joke, so I would go with the BAV (lesser of 2 evils scenario)...Vintage version of Bel Ami are on the other hand a masterpiece...
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    Poll: Re: Does my co-worker have on too much fragrance?

    Washrooms are normally either with a freshly cleaned smell of whatever was used or of the bad odours - when a person wearing even a weak cologne walks in, u'r nose is bound to smell it... Too much...
  80. Re: NEW: Au Coeur du Desert by Tauer Perfumes AND Tuberose Flash by Tauerville

    The bottle of LDDM I own is actually very loud - it's like using speaker on your mobile inside an elevator - got excellent projection as well & no questions on longevity...
  81. Re: Vintage fragrances destroyed by reformulations

    Agree...To me, really no vintage has stood the reformulations well enough to warrant a buy in their current formulations.
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    Re: New Slumberhouse: "New Sibet"

    I typed in a mini review here & it was too late y'day night, actually today morning & it never went through :( It was a very good write up that I almost had an alternate dream as if my name was above...
  83. Re: Guerlain Eau de Colognes, recmdtions if I like Eau Sauvage, 4711 , AdP,

    All are good, older the better - Eau de Cologne Imperiale / Cologne du Coq / Eau de Guerlain / Cologne du 68 - own & like all 4...
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    Re: Today I bought September 2016

    Bought sometime last week...

    Armani Eau Pour Homme Cosmair version (2 X 50ml & 1 X 100ml - 2 are for friends)......
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    Re: Today I bought September 2016

    Bought sometime last week...

    Armani Eau Pour Homme Cosmair version (2 X 50ml & 1 X 100ml - 2 are for friends)......
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    Re: Today I bought September 2016

    Happy B'Day Jack!!! Hope u'r skin got drunk with some nice fragrances :)

    Await your full review of the new Guerlain - did u try Santal Royale? I might end up buying Ambre Eternal too - it's...
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    Re: Aventus too strong?

    No...



    Agree.
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    Re: Your number of wearings per day

    2 fragrances many days; some days with just one. Very rarely do I go past 2, the max has been only 3...It's a normal wear for me - 3-5 sprays for most & about 10 odd for typical eau's (which I know...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 9th September, 2016

    http://boisdejasmin.com/images/old/6a00d8341c706153ef0147e1ebd44f970b-pi.jpg
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 9th September, 2016

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    Re: Animalic / dirty / challenging - suggestions?

    He's selectively targeting city dwellers (niche dwellers anyone?) who are ignorant about bovines & their anus...



    Good one - forgot to mention this...



    Another good one - the best of the...
  92. Poll: Re: Jeremy's Top 10 Most Complimented Fragrances List

    Trebor - for once, I'm in complete agreement with what you stated above :)
  93. Re: Classic Barbershop Smell without smelling like old man...possible?

    While I would also recommend most of what others have already, I'm curious to find the note breakdown of "old man smell" - kindly share for better recommendations!
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 8th September, 2016

    Happy B'Day Francolino!!!

    Another hot muggy day, so another vintage vetiver - Annick Goutal's Vetiver.

    http://img.fragrancex.com/images/products/parent/medium/70535m.jpg
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 8th September, 2016

    Happy B'Day Francolino!!!

    Another hot muggy day, so another vintage vetiver - Annick Goutal's Vetiver.

    http://img.fragrancex.com/images/products/parent/medium/70535m.jpg
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    Re: Animalic / dirty / challenging - suggestions?

    I don't find either of these LM's as animalic...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Another hot muggy day, so another vintage vetiver - Annick Goutal's Vetiver.

    http://img.fragrancex.com/images/products/parent/medium/70535m.jpg
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 7th September, 2016

    Vintage Maitre Parfumeur et Gantier Route du Vetiver
    http://www.howtogetrid.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Vetiver.jpg
    http://uiimages.parfumo.de/7/9/6033_e73f0c89890aa5f2e8588e727a4e51be.jpg
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    Re: Tom Ford Bois Marocain is back, but?

    Tom Ford doesn't mind the price increase :)
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Vintage Maitre Parfumeur et Gantier Route du Vetiver
    http://www.howtogetrid.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Vetiver.jpg
    http://uiimages.parfumo.de/7/9/6033_e73f0c89890aa5f2e8588e727a4e51be.jpg
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