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    Re: Today i bought: April 2012

    Hadn't bought a fragrance for about 4 months but I cracked last week and got a 100ml tester bottle of Paco Rabanne pour homme for 12. Luckily I wasn't tempted when I tried Spicebomb a couple of...
  2. Re: If you own 50+ bottles: imagine you were to start from none now: what are the first 5 you would

    1. Azzaro ph
    2. Rive Gauche ph
    3. Tobacco Vanille
    4. Lolita Lempicka au masculine
    5. Giorgio for men

    Runners up: Aramis and Cool Water
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    Re: ***** Freebie - Paco Rabanne pour Homme *****

    not many low numbers, I'll go with 2.
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    Re: Free samples (UK preferred)

    Interested in Knize Ten if it's still available. Thanks.
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    Re: Well, this sucks.

    The only intelligent reply in this thread.
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT - January 2012

    Saving for a holiday in summer, then next student loan payment after that will be September. I'll be going off the rails with that - Ambre Russe and Cuir Ottoman.
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    Re: ** NEW** GAULTIER MASCULINE: Kokorico

    Tested this today. Longevity is good, an easy 8hrs. Scent is disappointing, can't see this being a hit in the same way as Le Male.
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT - January 2012

    Bought a nice big bottle of Aramis today. Not buying anything else until September :S Wish me luck, I'm going to need it.
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    Re: Where can I buy samples in the UK?

    Les senteurs samples are ridiculously priced.

    Have a look through the Crystal Flacon forum http://flacon.ambaric.net/viewforum.php?f=2&sid=ed836bf4f70dc8a50620f71d8661557c where some basenoters...
  10. Re: Looking for some good bargain summer fragrances.

    +1 for Aqua Quorum, it is a very good frag for the price.
    Also agree with Lacoste essential which is very crisp and refreshing.
    Cerruti 1881 would be worth a try too.
  11. Re: If money wasn't an option what would your collection look like??

    Same.
    If I won the lottery the first thing I'd do would be to fly to Paris and hit the frag boutiques.
  12. Thread: Underrated...

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    Re: Underrated...

    Definitely agree about Brit. I've been reaching for this more than Burberry London recently.

    Most underrated I can think of is Paul Smith London, a really dense fragrance with lovely brandy and...
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    Re: SOTD. Sunday 8th Jan 2012.

    Hdp 1969 (from a sample)
  14. Thread: Rive Gauche

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    Re: Rive Gauche

    I have a very recent bottle of Brut and it just smells like a synthetic mess with no stand out notes. The deo spray is better and it does have strong anise.

    By anise giving it a modern twist I...
  15. Thread: Rive Gauche

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    Re: Rive Gauche

    I wear it quite often and I'm 22, but like lovingthealien, I recognise that my taste in fragrances doesn't always match my age.
    For me, I think the strong anise note gives it a more modern twist. I...
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    Re: Funny story with SA's at Macy's

    I'm 22 and SA's either think that I'm trying to steal the testers or that I'm looking for 1Million.
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    Re: Worst Fragrance Ever???

    CKin2u is an abomination.
    Guerlain Heritage made my skin crawl.
    But by far the worst I've tried is C&S Dark Rose.
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    Re: What is the better smelling Amber?

    I'm about to start some proper amber sampling so haven't tried MGP Ambre Precieux yet. I find the spices in Ambre Sultan to be too savoury for it to be enjoyable.
  19. Re: Am I the only person on earth that doesn't like L'Instant de Guerlain Extreme?

    Tested it several times, I don't hate it but I don't like it much either.
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT - January 2012

    Just ordered the full set of samples from Parfum d'empire and six samples from Histories de Parfums. I'm determined that Ambre Russe or Ambre 114 will be the amber for me.
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    Re: Link to Polo Red, White and Blue in the UK

    Debenhams http://www.debenhams.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/prod_10001_10001_117237900099_-1?breadcrumb=Home~Beauty~Perfume+%26amp%3B+aftershave

    John Lewis...
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    Re: Decanting Lolita Lempicka au Masculine

    If it's the Travelo type atomizer then I don't think it would be possible to get to the tube without breaking the whole top off the LLAM bottle.

    You would need an atomizer like this where you...
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    Re: 1st scent purchased in 2012?

    Been thinking about this one myself but it will have to get in the queue behind Paco Rabanne PH, Aramis, Kouros and Givenchy Gentleman.
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    Re: Tobacco Vanille vs Tuscan Leather

    +1.
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    Re: So I sold a bottle of Egoiste on Ebay...

    It's a shame that some people don't know about regular egoiste. Its also a shame that people who can't read descriptions and can't look at pictures are allowed on ebay.
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    Re: Would I be a fan of Chergui?

    Test first, I'm a fan of Tobacco Vanille and Pure Havane but Chergui was disappointing. IMO it's bland and delicate in comparison the the scents you named.
  27. Thread: Kouros? Piss?

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    Re: Kouros? Piss?

    Due to all the BN hype I was actually afraid to smell this when I sprayed the tester. I was actually disappointed when I didn't recoil in disgust, I find it fairly pleasant and a great scent in...
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    Re: Fake Burberry London?

    Looks legit. Why think it's fake if you haven't smelled it yet?
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    Re: What's Your Story?

    I was looking for reviews of paco rabanne XS over a year ago, then I realised there was a forum which turned out to be completely addictive and informative.
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    Re: suggestions for a kouros addicted boyfriend?

    He probably would like fahrenheit, it lacks sweetness though. Fahrenheit Absolute might be worth trying too.
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    Re: suggestions for a kouros addicted boyfriend?

    Lapidus pour homme
  32. Sticky: Re: Which fragrances would people appreciate being split?

    Also TF Amber Absolute.
  33. Sticky: Re: Which fragrances would people appreciate being split?

    I'd be very interested in something like Dior Ambre Nuit and other Dior exclusives. Also Chanel Coromandel.
  34. Thread: For U.K. BN'ers

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    Re: For U.K. BN'ers

    I remember ages ago Moyles said he wore Vera Wang, so I'll go for that.
    Professor Green? I don't know, either something really cheap or something really expensive.
  35. Re: The predictable "What can I buy my Dad if he likes..." Sorry guys!

    Maybe try YSL Opium pour homme EDP, more luxurious smelling than the EDT which is also very nice.
    Also you could test Tom Ford Extreme and Van Cleef and Arpels Midnight in Paris which are fairly...
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    Re: Does anyone know what men's fragrance this is?

    D&G The One (2008), Burberry London (2006)?
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    Re: Lynx excite - Cologne?

    Lynx make an EDT of this. If you're in the UK its available in Tesco, think it's about 7 or 8 for 50ml. Also have a look for it on ebay.
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    Re: Excitement...Excitement...Anti-climax

    This actually happened to me today. Samples of chergui and ambre sultan, to say they disappointed me is an understatement. Maybe I'll have a change of heart but I usually don't. Been more intrigued...
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    Re: whats the best heavy anise scent?

    YSL Opium pour homme edt. Haven't tried the edp so I can't comment on how much anise it has.
    +1 on Azzaro ph and Rive Gauche.
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    Re: D&G channeling TOM FORD

    Also the exact same price as Tom Ford for 50ml (120).
  41. A partially selfish request...save me from EA Blue Grass!

    I'd like to buy my mum a new scent for Christmas, partly in the hope of removing Elizabeth Arden Blue Grass from her collection. Over the past year my appreciation of fragrance has improved, and my...
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    Re: Azzaro Pour Homme Appreciation Thread.

    I couldn't give two hoots what anyone around me thinks of my fragrance, as long as you don't overspray you would find it hard to offend anyone with any scent. I'm 21 too btw and I'll happily wear it...
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    Re: Azzaro Pour Homme Appreciation Thread.

    It is amazing, probably my favorite at the moment. Don't understand why some people think its for the over 40s crowd.
  44. Re: Basenotes have educated me about fragrance, I once thought Acqua Di Gio

    I completely agree, she's a very impressive person. Her off-the-wall comments only added to her charm.
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    Re: Pour Un Homme De Caron

    I don't think your age is an issue. I'm 21 and have no problem wearing it. I love the lavender opening and the vanilla drydown, I'm not so keen on the clary sage but this note is gone within an hour....
  46. Re: Basenotes have educated me about fragrance, I once thought Acqua Di Gio

    Did she ever find out if the French are fond of their children?
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    Re: Ugliest Bottle Award

    I didn't think it could get any uglier, but then it did...

    http://i1012.photobucket.com/albums/af247/gregory_jerome/davidoffchampion.jpg
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    Re: Help with perfect woody-floral..

    CK man has a lot of violet. I own it and it's growing on me, and it has surprisingly good longevity.
  49. Re: Fragrance Recommendation Request - Night Time, Elegant, Masculine

    Excuse me if someone has said this already, but I'm surprised Midnight in Paris hasn't been mentioned.
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    Re: What is your HOLY GRAIL???

    Oriental is my favorite fragrance category but my current holy grail isn't an oriental. I think this is because I haven't tried enough orientals, so when I finally get my hands on something like PdN...
  51. Re: Need a new Fragrance for Starting University in the UK

    YSL Body Kouros would be great for your age and clubbing/uni life.
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    Re: Michael Kors: A Holy Grail

    I love MK, it's one of my favorites. It lasts at least 10 hours on me, but after around 8 hours it starts to get a bit thin and lackluster in contrast to how rich it smells previously. I like it...
  53. Re: Share your greatest bargain ever. A silly thread to show off.

    100ml A*men in the metal flask for less than 25, brand new in a gift box with a thierry mugler wristband. I only bought one but I've seen a few sellers on ebay who obviously bought several and are...
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    Re: 'Fresh' fragrances with good projection?

    I agree with this, none of my friends wear a fragrance daily, only special occasions. Even then, only around 50% of them will bother with it. Probably usage increases around Christmas time when men...
  55. Poll: Re: D&G PH vs Burberry London vs Body Kouros for this Fall/Winter [College Student]

    I own all three and love them all (I'm 21 btw). I get good longevity with London so I can't eliminate it for that. If you wear discretely then all are suitable for the classroom environment imo. D&G...
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    Re: Armani Code VS D&G Pour Homme

    D&G!!! But I would say that since it's my signature scent.

    They are both versatile but D&G is a timeless classic. It lasts longer and imo smells better. Also you are less likely to find someone...
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT July 2011

    Probably won't be buying anything else for a couple of months, but very happy with these to keep me going.

    http://i1012.photobucket.com/albums/af247/gregory_jerome/031.jpg
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    Re: Fans of JOOP HOMME: Why the love?

    You could buy the aftershave, I think Renato said in another thread that it still has good longevity. And this way it will still smell the same.

    Personally, I love Joop Homme but I think my 125ml...
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    Re: More Info on Gaultier KOKORICO

    Can't wait to try this. I don't mind disliking it as long as it's a risky fragrance. I'll only hate it if it's just 'blah' and boring.
  60. Re: What is your current fascination/temptation as of today?

    Waiting for a sample of Caron 3rd Man since I'm developing a Caron obsession.
    Finally bought Azzaro pour Homme today, got fed up of gazing at it every time I went into Debenhams. WOW! I don't want...
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    Re: Le Male with less mint ..........

    YSL body kouros, very similar dry down but, for me, an all round better scent.
  62. Re: What is your current fascination/temptation as of today?

    Thank you! I can't wait for it to arrive now.
  63. Re: What is your current fascination/temptation as of today?

    I'm pretty sure I'll love it, the sample should just help me to decide which size of bottle to get. BTW do you think Caron puh is suited for all age groups?(I'm 21)

    Bulgari Black is another I keep...
  64. Re: What is your current fascination/temptation as of today?

    Caron pour un homme and Encre Noire. Just this second ordered samples of them. I've done a lot of successful blind buying in the past but I had a feeling that I should sample these first.
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    Re: light but sexy fragrance for men

    Lacoste Style in Play. Cheap, light, women like it.
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    Re: Fragrances spotted in movies

    In Grey's Anatomy Alex Karev has Old Spice in his locker at work. Don't know which episode it's visible in but certainly in a more recent series.
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    Re: best & worst sprayer?

    Best: Quorum/Aqua Quorum, The Dreamer
    Worst: CKin2u, Everlast 1910
  68. Re: Keith really DOES wear Habit Rouge... among other things.

    Le Male tin in bottom right-hand corner?
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    Re: Modern Reinterpretation of Mossy/Fern Scents?

    Narciso Rodriguez is the main one I can think of.
  70. Re: What is a fragrance that you dont like, but randomly crave sometimes

    This. I sprayed it today, luckily onto a piece of paper. I kept smelling it and I can't work out why. I still hate it though.
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    Re: Your "To Buy" List

    Boss Bottled (probably buying this today)
    Mugler Cologne
    Think I'll be taking a break from buying after getting these.
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    Re: What was the first fragrance that you bought?

    I think it was CK One when I was around 15/16. Still have a bottle now and I still like it. Only problem is that because of this, if I'm given a fragrance as a gift it's always a CK. Being given...
  73. Re: LACOSTE ESSENTIAL!! does anyone else feel the same??

    I agree that it's a nice, casual scent for summer. Only just got a 40ml bottle of this and I'm wearing it today just to test it out. Overall though, I think Essential Sport is a better scent,...
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