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  1. Re: Thanksgiving - choosing a scent for a day of family, friends, football and feasting

    Happy Thanksgiving to you and everyone else as well :thumbup::beer:

    I was contemplating this earlier as well (usually don't think about what fragrance I'm going to wear the day before).
    I think...
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    Re: Dior Eau Sauvage Parfum 2017 New Release?

    The 2017 version is in the white box with silver label.
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    Re: Luxurious Cigarette Pack Scent

    As the Bark already pointed out, it does exist, and it's called Lalique Hommage a L'Homme.

    I've been smoking for 20 years and collecting/sampling fragrances for over seven years.
    Out of the 500+...
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    Re: Dior Eau Sauvage Parfum 2017 New Release?

    Couldn't agree more. I bought a bottle late this summer, and I'm already about 1/3 of the way finished with it.
    Amazing stuff. This and Fahrenheit Parfum have restored my faith in Demachy/Dior.
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    Re: Ten Questions about scents, tastes, and more

    #1: What's the most expensive scent you wear regularly? PdN New York Intense (paid $137) (once or twice every week/10 days)

    #2: What's the least expensive scent you wear regularly? Pinaud Clubman...
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    Re: Looking for a dark fragrance, need suggestions

    Hommage a L'Homme Voyageur
  7. Re: If you buy a perfume in 2017, top Beast Mode/Monstrous Sillage

    18.21 Sweet Tobacco

    Eau Sauvage Parfum

    Lavande Ombree
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    Re: Top 3 most complimented Summer scent in 2017?

    Eau Sauvage Parfum 2017 version--a year rounder, but more suited to warmer weather than the original 2012 version

    Acqua di Gio Profumo

    Allure Homme Sport 2010 batch code
  9. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    9 sprays of New York Intense. It's like basking in the glow of a niche version of Guerlain Heritage EDT, although Heritage is already pretty "niche" in my view.
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    Re: Favorite Penhaligons Barbershop Fragrance?

    Sartorial - the only Penhaligon's fragrance that lasts more than 1-2 hours for me.
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    Re: What was the scent that got you into this hobby?

    Phase 1: wearing after shaves as soon as I was old enough to shave. Old Spice, Brut, Skin Bracer.

    Phase 2: high school--started wearing actual colognes like British Sterling, English Leather, and...
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    Re: Terre d'hermes - reformulated?

    Had a small 12.5ml bottle of 2008 TdH a few years ago. Liked it but didn't love it. Swapped it.

    Bought a 100ml bottle in 2014. 2013 batch code. If I had to put a percentage on it, it had about...
  13. Re: Scents You Love, But Only Wear When Alone or in Close Company

    I'm usually a "wear it anytime, anywhere" type of person, but 18.21 Man Made Sweet Tobacco Spirits is one that I usually only wear when I'm alone, or very cautiously when in public. One spray to the...
  14. Re: Tiffany Fragrances: Are Their Classics At Risk From The Coty Deal?

    The most recent version of Tiffany for Men that I tried was around 2015. I ordered a bottle directly from the Tiffany website.
    By then, they had already reformulated the fragrance, and for the...
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    Re: I will always have a full bottle of ......

    Guerlain Heritage EDT
    Prada Amber Pour Homme
    Patchouli Nobile by Nobile 1942
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    Re: I can't believe I just bought..

    A must have in any fragrance collection. One of the first blind buys, maybe the very first, I ever made after joining Basenotes.
    Don't judge it after the initial spray. Give it about 30 minutes...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Chanel Allure Homme Sport (2010 batch code)

    Very attractive female bartender tells me "You smell lovely." First time a woman has ever told me that I smell lovely...Anyway, I'm a regular at this...
  18. Re: What is your favorite fragrance that is named with a number? One pick only!

    Ungaro II
  19. Re: 25% OFF Columbus Day Sale at 99perfume.com!

    Thank you sir :coolold: :thumbup:
  20. Re: 25% OFF Columbus Day Sale at 99perfume.com!

    Thanks for this coupon Hednic. One question though, have you ordered from 99perfume before and have they been legit? Thanks
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    Re: Dior Sauvage EdP Coming Soon

    Hide yo' children, hide yo' wife...
  22. Re: Most Beautiful Beast Mode Male Flowers Fragrance

    Unfortunately yes, I believe It has been reformulated since it was released. Wish I could get some other members to confirm, but I'm pretty sure I know what I'm smelling. You are very fortunate to...
  23. Re: Most Beautiful Beast Mode Male Flowers Fragrance

    +1 on AdP Colonia Essenza

    But, it needs to be vintage. Hate to say it, but the current version now has very little, if any Neroli.
    Unfortunately, haven't been able to figure out a way to...
  24. Re: Caron L'Anarchiste...Copper Coloured Flacon versus Glass Flacon ?

    Speaking from personal experience, it has been reformulated.
    The new glass bottle version is not as potent or long-lasting as the older copper bottle.
    It smells flat in comparison and lacks the...
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    Re: Dior Sauvage vs Chanel Allure Homme Sport

    It's been a year and a half now since this thread was started. Think the OP made his choice pretty clearly, lol.
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    Re: Smelled my first Guerlain today.

    Welcome to the wonderful world of Guerlain. Pound for pound probably the best fragrance house, for me anyway, and I'm sure many others.
    You are in for a treat. I've never tried a Guerlain...
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    Re: Kiton men lovers get in here

    I think Kiton Men is really good stuff. Used half a bottle and eventually sold it due to frustration with performance/longevity.
    It wasn't a vintage bottle though. Would be interested to sample...
  28. Re: What was the SINGLE best purchase a forum member convinced you of?

    Another +1 for Revillon Pour Homme. I think it was also Diddy and Slayerized.
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    Re: Reformulation Venting Thread

    Lol, no interest in Viking here.

    On another note...

    Yes, New York Intense has been reformulated.
    Extremely disappointed, to say the least.

    Will be going up for sale on eBay soon.
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    Re: Most worn - September 2017

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    Re: Sauvage or Channel Homme Sport?

    Allure Homme Sport hands down.

    If you're trying what's out there now, be aware that it's about half as strong as it used to be due to reformulation. The basic smell is more or less the same, just...
  32. Re: I have run out of my 1-ounce Creed Original Vetiver. Should I replace with Mugler Cologne?

    Honestly think it's worth a blind buy for you as cheaply as you can get it for now. If you don't like it, it would be pretty easy to sell or swap
    without losing very much money on it. I like...
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    Re: Reformulation Venting Thread

    Agreed! I'm going to give this bottle a few more wears to see if I'm missing something. When you first apply it, it smells like it should, but the longevity and projection are nowhere near where...
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    Re: Reformulation Venting Thread

    Nevermind...lol

    I think New York Intense has been reformulated, but I could be wrong.
    Just purchased a 100ml bottle, and it's noticeably weaker, less long lasting than
    a 30ml bottle I owned a...
  35. [USA] Re: CdG Avignon/Gianfranco Ferre for Man/Vintage Guerlain Heritage EDT and more

    bump
  36. Poll: Re: Would you wear a fragrance in the evening having put one on in the morning?

    If I haven't been sweating, and hygiene doesn't call for a 2nd shower, then yes absolutely. Have done it many times before.
  37. Re: What kind of perfume you think Macbeth should wear?

    Domenico Caraceni 1913 (Vintage)
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    Re: Products with no longevity

    Totally agree on Fougere Royale. Absolutely love the fragrance, but it lasts less than 3 hours on me and only projects for the first 30 minutes or so.
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    Re: Today I bought September 2017

    Thank you :D :thumbup:



    Thanks man! Yeah I have been really impressed with it so far, definitely my favorite version of Fahrenheit.
  40. Re: Suggestions Needed - Perfumes Similar to Acqua Di Gio

    Acqua di Gio is fairly unique, IMO. Hard to think of a 1:1 similarity to any other fragrance I've tried.

    A couple that come close are Halston Unbound and Bentley Azure.

    Unbound is dominated by...
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    Re: Scents inspired by automakers

    I've heard good things about Mercedes Benz for Men, Mercedes Benz for Men Intense, and Mercedes Benz le Parfum.

    All of them are very affordable, I've just never took the jump to blind buy them,...
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    Re: Scents inspired by automakers

    Hard to go wrong with the Ferrari Essence line. I haven't smelled a bad one yet. All very affordable as well, with the occasional exception of Bright Neroli.

    Ferrari Uomo is very good as well. ...
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    Re: Any "wet" smelling cologne recommendations?

    This one may seem like it's coming out of left field, but I always thought that Encre Noir smelled wet.

    Actually it kind of reminds me of the smell of cold rain on pavement.
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    Re: Today I bought September 2017

    Tonight:

    Re-purchased New York Intense, never should have sold it in the first place.
    If anyone is interested in a big bottle, Parfum1.com has it for $137 shipped with the 25% off code...
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    Re: The Official Creed Viking Thread

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  46. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Fahrenheit Parfum

    From a 2016 tester bottle. Instantly my favorite version of Fahrenheit, although I've never tried the "true" vintage EDT. On initial spray, I thought this was going to fill the...
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    Re: Fragrance for my moms funeral

    My deepest condolences on your loss. I think you made the right choice. I wore Reflection Man to my Mom's funeral last year because I remember it was one of the few she ever commented on as...
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    Re: Products with no longevity

    Every Penhaligons fragrance I've ever worn, with the notable exception of Sartorial.
    Chanel Pour Monsieur EDT (current version, can't speak about vintage)
    Every Jo Malone fragrance I've ever...
  49. Re: There are cheap, not famous, fragrances, that you love to wear?

    R de Revillon Pour Homme

    You can buy 6.7oz splash bottles for $20 on eBay, and 3.3oz spray bottles for about $15 shipped.
    A fragrance of tremendous quality, far above it's price. Projection is...
  50. [USA] Re: Killian, Jovoy, Chanel, Vintage Guerlain, Versace, 2014 La Nuit, Vintage Givenchy Insense and mo

    bump
  51. Re: Let's Play.......Which Single Fragrance Have You Bought The Most Bottles Of?

    Pre-fragrance collecting "basenoter" days: Brut, English Leather, Candies for Men, CkOne, Old Spice

    2010 onward:

    Rive Gauche--used up 3 large tin cans, bought/sold/swapped 3 more
    Guerlain...
  52. Re: A cowboy in SF...separating the men from the hipsters. Rec's please

    My top pick for you: Guerlain Heritage (any form, but vintage EDT is best IMO)

    Expensive options from Mazzolari (they just stand out as doing really masculine fragrances to me)

    Mazzolari...
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    Re: Invasion Barbare: what a letdown!

    My holy grail scent. Had one of the old, 60ml bottles and sold it because I couldn't justify wearing a $250 cologne at the time.
    I'm getting the itch to buy it again though, as I think I'm over...
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    Re: Little story, Gotta Share

    Thank you for sharing this story, it was great to read.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Prada Amber Pour Homme strikes again.

    Ran into a friend and her fiancee, friend asks me what I'm wearing and that it smells really good. Tell her it's Prada Amber amd she says she is probably...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Prada Amber Pour Homme

    At a restaurant earlier tonight, walk in, sit down at the counter, server is behind counter about 5 feet away from me, says "you smell good."
    Had put it on about 30-45...
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    Re: Prada L'Homme is a new trendsetter?

    I'm a big fan of Prada scents in general. Amber Pour Homme and Infusion D'Homme are 5 star fragrances in my book.
    I was just a little disappointed with Prada L'Homme due to it bearing so much...
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    Re: Today I bought September 2017

    Thanks man! Couldn't believe the price when I saw it. It was a reputable seller with other fragrances that were priced about right, not sure why they had this one priced so low. Most of the 100ml...
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    Re: Today I bought September 2017

    Just snagged a 90% full, 3.4oz gold cap vintage Heritage EDT off eBay for $52 shipped.

    2003 batch code (could be 1993, not sure as the codes repeat every 10 years). Absolutely thrilled. Needed a...
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    Re: Any of you guys wear Ambre Nuit by Dior?

    I have about 8ml of a decant of Ambre Nuit left.

    Have worn it two or three times. Does anyone else get an Egoiste/Bois des Iles association from Ambre Nuit?
    It has the spice and rose of Egoiste,...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Wearing some 2nd formulation Gianfranco Ferre for Man right now, (Milano vintage) and I can agree with many who say that this
    fragrance is about as close as you will get to vintage Patou Pour Homme....
  62. Re: What to wear to a nice restaurant on our first date

    18.21 Man Made..Sweet Tobacco

    Thank me later :smiley:

    Wore this one tonight, compliments through the roof, if that's what you're looking for...

    Advice on sprays? One to the back of the neck...
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    Re: Sophisticated fall fragrance ?

    +1 for Guerlain Heritage

    And even better than that, Patchouli Nobile by Nobile 1942
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I'm sure she didn't, lol. I'd had a "few" by then and that was the best way I could think to describe it. Just wanted to make sure she knew it wasn't the "regular" Sauvage :lolk:



    Couldn't...
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    Re: Is Boucheron Jaipur homme right choice?

    I'm not a fan of Jaipur Homme EDT or EDP, but the Jaipur Homme Fraicheur version is quite good I think, and more suited to warm/tropical weather.

    Another good choice if you wanted to go the...
  66. Re: Does Frapin 1270 really project that little?

    I agree with Buysblind, I would still own a bottle of 1270 were it not for it's horrible performance.
    Bought it blindly about 5 years ago based on hype and loved the composition, but from beginning...
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    Parfum1.com 25% off ends soon

    Use code HELLOFALLPE

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  68. Re: Why is Dior Homme Sport (2017 formulation, I guess) selling for next to nothing?

    ....
  69. Re: Name the fragrance where you can smell the most notes

    Hard to pick one, but if pressed I'd say Heritage
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    Re: Reflection Man vs Green Irish Tweed

    Reflection Man

    Wouldn't even consider the Creeds
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    2001 Batch code, ribbed bottle Guerlain Vetiver

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    Re: What is your strongest chastity belt scent?

    Grey Flannel
    CdG Avignon
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    Re: Current (2017) Antaeus is ...

    It's a good, decent said as many people have said, but it lacks the "wow" factor and firepower of the original.
    I think if you've never smelled the vintage, you'd like this version quite a bit, but...
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    Re: New uniform bottles for Guerlain

    Would be really interested in feedback from others who have tried the new bottles, in particular Heritage EDT/EDP and Vetiver
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    Re: Rive Gauche, worth blind buy?

    Yes, blind buy it, and as others have said get the tin can version. Having tried both, I like the tin can version better. Better longevity and projection.

    The tin can version isn't hyped because...
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    Re: Carven Le Vetiver or tuscany by aramis???

    Carven Le Vetiver hands down
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Eau Sauvage Parfum 2017 version

    30 year old, attractive female bartender walks past my seat at the bar and says, "I like your smell, what is that?" Told her it was Dior EAU Sauvage, in the white...
  78. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Eau Sauvage Parfum 2017 version:

    I really like this one. Definitely a toned down version of the original Eau Sauvage Parfum (2012). Even though there is apparently no myrrh in this version, you...
  79. [USA] Re: Micallef ShahNOOR/Lubin L'eau Neuve/Midnight in Paris EDT L'Anarchiste/Lalique L'insoumis and mo

    bump
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    Re: Today I bought August 2017

    Decided to blind buy the 2017 version of Eau Sauvage Parfum. I liked the 2012 version but didn't love it. A little too relentless and one dimensional with the Myrrh. Hopefully this version is as...
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    Re: Today I bought August 2017

    I think I might have waited longer, but Notino has the 1oz bottles for under $100. Had to give it a shot at that price.
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    Re: Today I bought August 2017

    Xerjoff Mefisto

    Been eyeing this one for a while

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  83. Thread: Cologne Du 68

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    Re: Cologne Du 68

    I would recommend against it because it's basically a more feminine/unisex version of L'instant PH EDT at a higher price point.

    Just looked at the prices and no way would I pay what it's selling...
  84. Re: Help me, Please:Can You Cut This Barbershop/Fougere Group In Half?

    Really tough choices. I haven't smelled Sunshine Man so can't comment on it.

    I would keep:

    Invasion Barbare
    New York Intense
    Chanel PM EDP
    Sartorial

    I feel that IB and 1725 are so...
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    Re: What Is Your Top 5 As Of Right Now?

    Patchouli Nobile
    Guerlain Heritage
    Prada Amber Pour Homme
    Acqua di Gio Profumo
    Amouage Memoir Man
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    Great bottles with not-so-great juice...

    I was just thinking about this today and thought it might make an interesting topic.
    Name some fragrances that you think are just "okay", mediocre, or down right bad, but that come with great bottle...
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    Re: Old School Niche ;)

    Another +1 for Mazzolari, in particular Mazzolari Augusto, Lui, and Mazzolari, all of which smell like they were plucked straight out of the 1970's.

    And...

    Almost forgot this one, but M....
  88. Re: Looking to replace my Le Male... male teacher here. Need help!

    Prada Amber Pour Homme--clean, inoffensive and classy. Nothing not to like here.
  89. Re: My next bottle will be Bleu de Chanel or ADG Profumo. Which one would you pick?

    Tough choice honestly. Both are quality fragrances in my opinion.
    I prefer Acqua di Gio Profumo. It has better projection and longevity for me, which is the whole purpose of wearing a fragrance in...
  90. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Lalique Pour Homme Equus EDP--Totally underwhelmed and disappointed by this offering from an otherwise outstanding house. Incredibly generic "woody" with no presence whatsoever. Longevity and...
  91. Re: Jacques Fath Pour L'Homme: A Solid Fall/Winter Option

    Great writeup, Buysblind. I "like" this one, but don't love it. However, at the pricepoint (about $25 for 4.2oz) you can't go wrong. I have a few gripes, but they're not major. First one is that...
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    Re: Suggestion for something similar to Sartorial

    I don't detect any violet leaf at all in sartorial, but anyway...
    I don't think you're going to find anything more similar to sartorial than brut, as others have pointed out. However, i will say...
  93. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    10 sprays of Boucheron Pour Homme Fraicheur (2008).

    Not in the directory unfortunately :cry:
  94. Thread: Barbershop

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    Re: Barbershop

    Prada Amber Pour Homme
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    Re: JACQUES FATH POUR L'HOMME (new versus old)

    Just blind bought the new version for $25 shipped off eBay. The prices, even for the new version, went up ridiculously for a while, but there are several sellers offering the large bottles of the...
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    Re: Silentrich Tribute - Saturday 29th (7/29/2017)

    So sad to hear about Richard's passing. I know we had a few sales/swaps together, and he was a really nice guy. I always enjoyed his posts. My thoughts and prayers go out to him and his family.
    ...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Acqua di Gio Profumo is fantastic stuff. Best designer release in the past 4 to 5 years in my humble opinion. As others have said, quite different from the original. Would highly recommend...
  98. Re: What does Brooks Brothers New York for Gentlemen wish it were?

    It's been a while since I've worn this one, but if I recall correctly, it reminded me slightly of a much weaker version of Tiffany for Men. Less powdery, more lavender-centric.
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    Re: Your top 3 most worn this year?

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  100. Re: Gucci Guilty Absolute not very long lasting for a EDP

    Wearing it for the first time today. Put it on about 11am and I have bury my nose to my wrist to smell it now. But I guess it lasted about 5-6 hours for me, so longevity is decent considering how...
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