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    Re: SotD - Tuesday, 16 September 08

    Laguna Homme..from a sample SirSlaty gave me months ago.

    Smells a little like Bvlgari Blv to me, but that perception might be due to
    similarity in packaging. I should have applied moreliberally...
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    Re: SotD - Thursday 10 Jan 08

    All that talk about Bvlgari PH made me bust it out today. I wore it a lot one summer and got tired of it but I think I find the tea note more prominent in the winter.
  3. Thread: 1881 Amber

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    1881 Amber

    So I'm a big fan of Cerruti 1881, got comments on it whenever I wore it, but it was a little on the formal side,
    couldn't wear it as often as I'd liked to. So I went ahead and ordered 1881 Amber. I...
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    Re: Cartier Declaration: What a Fine Scent!

    Couldn't like this one. It was very expensive and on a tester strip it smelled heavenly, so I went ahead and got it. I put it on my skin and after the first few minutes it turns into this soft mellow...
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    Re: SotD - Wednesday 09 Jan 08

    Say started out extremely windy, damp, murky and cold thought some Old School leather will fix it:
    Halston I-12.. Nice fresh top notes but I am HATING the midnotes, making me extremely nauseous,...
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    Re: An ugly, damp weather scent?

    I was told that Leathers do well in the damp..
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    Re: TGIF!! SotD Friday December 7

    Due to that post here yesterday, everytime I hear Tom Ford, I will associate that with 3 guys buck-nekkid in the shower with their back to the camera..

    Kenneth Cole NY 2002 here, yes generic...
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    Re: SotD - Thursday 06 Dec 07

    Chaleur D'Animale : The one scent that almost helped me get over my Cologne Addiction (Coz it's nice clean and soapy and can be used everyday all through the year, also comes cheap)
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    Re: Soapy, powdery scents for the Holidays?

    Ck Be - Powdery,Soapy, Musky and cheap
    Helmut Long Cuiron - Powdery, Leathery, Musky
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    Re: SotD - Wednesday 5 Dec 07

    Le 3 Homme aka The 3rd Man. I wonder happend to the first two men.
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    Re: How to tell if one is a "sillage monster"?

    Sillage Monster: One that enters the room before you do and leaves the room after you.
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    Re: SOTD Tues 04 Dec 07

    Lucky Number 6, though my lucky number is 7.
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    Re: SotD - Thursday 29 Nov 07

    Chanel Pour Monsieur CONCENTREE from a sample. I think I'll break down for a full bottle for $60 :(
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    Re: SotD - Wednesday 28 Nov 07

    'Freezing Fog' ? That's a new one. last year I heard 'ThunderSnow'..


    Frag wise today I am in a a "New York Smell of Mind" : Kenneth Cole NY Aftershave + 212 Men, nice sweet clean inoffensive...
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    Re: Your "pride bottle"

    ARAMIS Tuscany Forte


    I bought this for about $45 and now It sells for over $150.00 !

    I love the bottle and the fragrance and will cry a little when I finish it.
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    Azzaro Onyx or YSL Rive Gauche ?

    There have been comparisons of one with the other, so I ask : Which one is better in terms of quality and usability ? I am looking for one I can use very regularly and I know Rive gauche is said to...
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    Re: Today I bought (November 2007)

    Aramis Life .. very cheap at Marshall's.havenlt opened or smelled before... reviews are making me want to return it right away.
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    Re: What is a fragrance you will NEVER wear?

    KOUROS or Goat Body Odor ! Actually I might wear the former at some point in my life.
  19. Re: all purpose "anytime" fragrances - your top 2

    Another vote for Eau de Rochas Homme, though somehow I can't wear it everyday.
    Chaleur D'Animale is the one I use the most.
    Also used Clinique Happy only the after shave Balm a lot but now it is so...
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    Re: Casual but not sweet

    Thanks guys, I forgot to mention: Designer\ Easy-on-the-Wallet scents are preferred !
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    Re: SotD - Wednesday 14 Nov 07

    Chanel Pour Monsieur Concentree. VERY NICE ! How Much ? (what would Borat wear ?)
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    Casual but not sweet

    Looking for a casual scent that is not sweet. Getting too old for
    sickly sweet-nothings !

    Gotham

    (man I had recovered from scentaholism, something always sparks it back)
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    Re: What deodorant / antiperspirant ?

    I try to wear 'Matching' deodorants. Smells that are close to the scent i will wear.
    The only "same smell' I get is from Irish Soring Soap and the Irish Spring Speed Stick.. EXACT same smell......
  24. Re: Which scent you wear today and why "situation"?

    Cloudy and cool, went with Tuscany after-shave.
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    Re: SOTD Monday 12 February

    Kiehls's Essential Musk
    --------------------------------------
    Kiehls's Essential Musk.. My Abercrombie wearing Co-worker
    thinks it is way too old school.
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    Re: SOTD Friday, February 2

    Have been out of scents for a while.
    Coming back with YSL Body Kouros.
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    Re: Which Brand of Soap Do You Use?

    Monkey brand soap as mentioned in Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion. Just kidding.
    Despite having tons of body washes, I use good old Coast soap. This is still the most invigorating fresh scented
    soap ever...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 28 October

    Ted Baker Skinwear
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    Re: SotD Friday, October 21

    AXE Kilo :-[ :-[ :-[
    Body wash and Deodorant Spray.
    I've tried TONS of colgne and I Still like the smell of Kilo.
    Nice sweet,warm yet ultra-fresh. Too bad every Tom Dick and Hairy out there uses...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 19 October

    Bvlgari Pour Homme.. This is not cutting it why is it so subtle? I need to bathe in it everyday.
    I need the extreme version, though I;'e heard itls sweeter and just long-lasting, not enough sillage...
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    Re: Eau de Rochas

    I am drastically cutting down my scent collection from 23 to
    about 10 ! And guess what, Eau De Rochas Homme stays ! It is a beautiful scent, not
    old fashioned like Eau Savage but it doesn't smell...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 18 October

    Another one wearing Caron Pour on Homme. Applied lightly so
    the 'clove'-like tonotes (lavendar i think it is) quickly give way to the sweet interior.

    Gotham Caron
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday October 12th, 2005

    John Varvatos.. smells like DK Men on me today !

    Gotham
  34. Re: Something warm and "sporty" for cooler weather

    Body Kouros
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    Re: SOTD Friday October 7

    John Varvatos. The topnotes are a little soury-fruity. But then I get a coconutty
    flavor (The Medjool/Date whatever I guess). I shall wait for the famous drydown it has.
    Varvatos smells like an...
  36. Re: "And the award for Best Bottle Design goes to

    Nemo by Cahcharel all the way for me, the only reason I still have it in my collection is because it is a sleek beautiful piece of art representing the 'Y' chromosome I suppose

    I also like the...
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    Re: Best Hair Grooming in a Movie?

    1) George Clooney in O Brother Where art Thou..Pomade baby Pomade

    2)Brad Bitt's Messy look in Fight Club

    3)Adrien Brody in all his movies.

    4)The Friends stars
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 4 October

    Surprusingly Never-ending summer in Western NY.
    Monsieur Balmain, the many faceted scent. Went light on the app
    and the vanillaish base came out quicker and is it good or what mmmm

    Gotham
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    What to wear for Salsa ?

    I like to view my life as Romantic Comedy. More comic than romantic I suppose.
    Anyhoo, I signed up for a Salsa dance class in the hopes of learning some dance moves
    so I can break a leg or two and...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday September 28

    YSLBK for me today. I love the top eucalyptus notes of
    Body Kouros and it has a very therapeutic effect on me.


    Gotham
  41. Thread: Xeryus

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    Re: Xeryus

    I really donlt know about this one It is a little harsh but also fresh and fruity, it has a little 'oily; feel on me when I first out it on. Smells phenomenally different on my skin than on another...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 26 Sept

    Bvlgari PH. I'd make this my sig frag if it were not so popular.

    Gotham
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    Re: Perfume suggestions for a Turkish Satanist

    How about 'Yatagan' ??
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    Re: People's choice aWARDs

    Here are the categories :

    Best Male fragrance : Tuscany Pour Uomo FORTE
    Best Office wear fragrance : Bvlgari PH
    Best Clubbing fragrance : A*Men, Fahrenheit, KOUROS for 'clubbing' someone
    Best...
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    Re: unisex fragrances

    Cologne Junkie you forgot your favorite CK Be ! this is the only Unisex in my
    wardrobe. Leau Par Kenzo although it says male smells rather feminine to me.
    I have Aqua De Loewe on the way, let;s see...
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    Re: SotD Wednesday Sept 21

    I'm with MikefromManhattan, wearing Bvlgari PH, i think I need the extreme version as well.
    If a lot of people didn't know about it i would make this my sig. frag. It's been 6 hours and almost...
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    Re: The Most OVERrated Fragrance You tried..

    Silver Mountain Water ! (Just a fresh sour scent, nothing special, heavy on the reeky creed note)

    Guerlain Vetiver, Sorry Chris :( I tried to like this and although I like the top few notes, I...
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    Re: My Anteus Arrived!

    I hadn't noticed that before you mentioned it but , yes, very late into the drydown I get a stale mustard smell. It doesn't happen until very late in the drydown after even the oakmoss is...
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    Re: My Anteus Arrived!

    Ahh... Antaeus. I had heard about Antaeus for years before finally getting a sweet deal on ebay
    last spring. The topnotes are nice almost perfumey and have a sweet sweet heady feeling about it,...
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    Re: bulgari p.h. vs mugler cologne

    Bulgari PH is my SOTD. I like it a LOT better than Mugler Cologne which is
    IMO really over-rated. Smells like synthetic grass to me and is stronger than BPH on my
    skin. Also Bvlgari can be worn...
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    Re: What scent led you to basenotes

    I did a search on the longest lasting colognes .. coz everything in the mall lasted all of 5 minutes.

    Gotham
  52. Thread: Laguna Poll

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    Laguna Poll

    Laguna has being getting a lot of press recently on Basenotes and now I am lusting blind after this one. But I really don't want to spend mucho dinero to find out that it is dissapointing. *Here is...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 15 September

    Nautica Latitude Longitude from a sample.
    I was expecting a more sporty scent but this actually has sweet-warmth and
    depth to it. Some similarity to Polo Blue but gets much warmer and sweeter in...
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    Re: do you like d&g masculine?

    There is something discordant about it: the citrus 7 something minty..
    but as mentioned by innamoramento,
    it could be just another one in your wardrobe... hence the logo for
    the wardrobe here on...
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    Re: Which Classic is Your Fav?

    My local dillards still has tuscany forte in it. Perhaps it will be their last bottle?
    [/quote]

    Do you remember the price on the FORTE ? Maybe I should stock up.
    Thanks,
    Gotham
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    Re: Favorite Ralph Lauren

    (OK. Maybe some Chaps, or if the juice of Polo Black were actually 'black' in character.
    I've kinda liked Polo Blue, Polo Sport/Extreme & Romance Silver, but my days
    of wanting to smell like "The...
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    Re: Which Classic is Your Fav?

    Voted for the Tuscany though it is the discontinued
    FORTE version that I absolutely treasure.
    A bottle of this sold on ebay last month for $127.50 !
    And worthily so. tuscany FORTE has
    the most...
  58. Re: Is it possible to have just one fragrance?

    I voted NO. But I think one can do minimally with the following:

    2 Scents: one casual, one formal

    I am actually in the process of eliminating ALL extra scents and bringing my collection down...
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    Re: Favorite Ralph Lauren

    How about: NONE ! To me all Ralph Lauren scnets are uninteresting nothings.

    Gotham
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    Re: SOTD Monday 12 September

    Today I Bathed in:

    L'eau Par Kenzo.

    I get a very very strong tea note, which I first
    thought came form a female co-worker's perfume !
    Strangely enough the basenotes directory does not...
  61. Re: What is the one Fragrance you cannot live with

    Clinique Happy- The After-Shave balm, not the EDT.
    This I use constantly and has become my default after-shave potion.
    I have gone through four 1.7 oz tubes over the past year. I shall have to get...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 8 September 2005

    Bvlgari PH first full wearing. This scent is nice, alhough I wish it had more dimension to it.
    can't tell any notes apart, just a smooth clam smelling soft smell hanging around.
    Very comfortable....
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 7 September

    Ted Baker Skinwear

    Mm lovely, something in it reminds me of 'paan' shops in SouthEast Asia

    Gotham
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    Nautica Competition: OLD Vs NEW

    I was at one of the local Discount stores here in the US
    and I sprayed on some Nautica Competition (Yellow) and it smells
    really good to me.. yes with the danger of falling prey to...
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    Re: The most disgusting, repulsive fragrances:

    To my nose:

    1)Lauder for men original smells like urine, only urine smells better
    2)Oscar Pour Lui: Count Dracula's breath will smell like this
    3)Oxygene by Lanvin: Top Notes are Body Odor...
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    Re: Platinum Egoiste smellalikes

    Somebody said somewehere that Herrera for Men smelled somewhat like Platinum Egoiste

    gotham
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 6 August

    Angel Schlesser Homme. Fresh Adg like topnotes give way to a soury
    'rice' notes. Not too sweet not too citrusy.. Nice enough.


    Good day everyone.
    Gotham
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    Re: Your Favourite Cheap Fragrances

    Monsieur Musk (nice long-lasting 70s powerhouse, topnotes smell cheap, but evolves nicely and stringly )
    Stetson Country (Yee-Haaaaw.. )
    New York Nights (Knock-off of Drakkar Noir...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 2 September

    Beautiful breezy sunny day in Western NY, reminded me of the seaside,
    hence the only marine (or derivative) scent I like so far:
    L'eau Par Kenzo. As someone said : Par Excellence. Light and breezy...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 1 September

    It sems cool and gloomy this morning so went with a leather:
    LAGERFIELD PHOTO but I should have stuck to my
    earlier choice: Leau Par kenzo

    Gotham
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    Re: issey miyake vs clinique happy

    Voted for Happy though Happy needs to be used with the other products and is good for summer,
    though Issey Miyake has more versatility as you can wear it for night outs and even semi-formal...
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    Re: The current "I smell it everywhere"

    The year on the time Machine is 1982 ;)
  73. Re: Which Cheapie Oldie to get ? (BANDIT EDT or ED

    Hey Jeff, is the EDT more masculine ? Someone said the EDT
    is too harsh and leathery.. right up my alley !

    Gotham
  74. Which Cheapie Oldie to get ? (BANDIT EDT or EDP?)

    Exploring some cheap old hidden gems that come up in discussion once in
    a while here. Which one should I get ... something
    as a scent entuhsiasit one should have tried ... I tried
    and liked...
  75. Thread: Year 1994

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    Re: Year 1994

    AMAZING YEAR FOR FRAGRANCES !!!

    My all-time favorite Tuscany FORTE is missing on the list !
    Voted for Havana!
    Somehow a lot of awesome discontnued stuff including DK men.

    Gotham
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 31 Aug

    The dark gloomy rainy morning reminds me of the monsoons
    of South East Asia..
    I went with Yatagan yetagain.

    Gotham
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    Re: Rive Gauche ... unisex?

    I haven't treid Rive Gauche for Women but yesterday
    I was at a local TJMaxx and sprayed on some BvLgAri Blv Femme
    and boy dod I like it ! It seems in the BN directory this Female version has bad...
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    Re: French Connection United Kingdom

    I've seen it cheaper online. Not bad.. the same ubiquitous
    fresh smell that has permeated the commerical scent market..
    The bottle is very similar in color to Higher by Dior.
    I however like...
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    Re: Spicy Fresh?

    Floris JF .. mouth watering spicy and fresh
    BvlGari BlV


    Gotham
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    Ted Baker Skinwear

    The multi-clored bottles and the description:
    "Ted Baker - Skinwear is a unique, masculine fragrance with crisp top notes of lime, bergamot and lemon. To deliver the ultimate scent, the heart is...
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    Re: SotD, Monday August 29

    Coast Soap + Happy Shower Gel + Happy ASB + Aramis Cool EDT.. I smell awful !

    Gotham
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    Re: Just won a bottle of Yang!!

    I found Yang a tad too sweet but it is a complex fresh scent and
    lasts a long time. It has similarities to the middle notes
    of Cartier Declaration, but Yang is much more wearable as a casual scent....
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    Re: SOTD sunday 28 August

    Bellagio Uomo. Very citric with nice peppery and soapy undertones.
    Very very subtle though for a cheap scent. Great Bottle.

    Gotham
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    Re: Fragrance Flashbacks

    Pour On Homme comes very Cheap even from Online vendors..
    There seems to be two different bottles. The one with the curved cap
    seems to be available cheaper. Is that the older bottle ?

    Gotham
    ...
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    Fragrance Flashbacks

    This must have occured to you all. You're sitting there minding your own business,
    suddenly your brain reminds you of a smell, and you canlt figure it out.

    So I was sitting alone surfing the net...
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    Re: Paradise or X-Centric

    Paradise is nice fresh and cool, kinda green. Not bad. X-Centic had no smell at all as far as I remember !

    Gotham
  87. Re: which you think is the coolest *fragrance?

    Leau Par Kenzo, Aramis Cool as the anme suggests

    Gotham
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    Re: Body Kouros?

    Very warm semi-gourmand, got a baked good smell hidden
    in the benzoin. Girls like this scent in guys.
    This lasts forever but has no development on my skin.
    I prefer the Body Spray than the EDT
    ...
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    Re: Obsession Night

    Yeah nothing Obsessional or Nocturnal about it. It's like every other scent nowadays, the topnotes are nice, promising something deep and rich but alas it turns synthetic and does nothing later. I'm...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 26 August

    Clinique Happy ASB + EDT, so clean so fresh I wish this would last longer...

    Gotham
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 25 August

    Eau de Paco Rabanne

    Starts very medicinal, but settling down to a nice skin scent

    Gotham
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    Re: Cacharel pour homme??

    I donlt like this scent at all. Smelled very synthetic to me, I think the nutmeg in it totally
    disagreed with my nose, all I could smell was plastic-nutmeg It however has been liked by many
    so you...
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    Re: Grey Flannel

    As I mentioned in your other post it does not *smell* like fahrenheit,
    but is similar in structure/style/architecture/constrcution.
    It Has Very fresh soapy topnotes, in fact if you sniff it from...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 24 August

    Leau Par Kenzo,

    Only subtle hints of the fragrance
    remain on me now. I got a prominent tea-like note in it.,
    apart from it smelling like lime-soda ! Anybody else notice tea in it?

    Gotham
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    Re: I can't buy just one !

    I too wonder about this sometimes, lol. *I have around 15 frags I think & I even have trouble deciding what to wear some days![/quote]

    It's like how some girls have 300 pairs of shoes ! They are...
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    Re: Something similar to Fahrenheit

    For the longest time I was looking for something like Fahrenheit.
    Fahrenheit is special in the way it evolves on your skin. Try these out
    (I wonder what Dr. Cranky er.. Stanky would recommend ?)
    ...
  97. Re: You won't believe this-A&F Fierce smells like.

    I like how the A&F store smells like and so went in search of the scent.
    Surely, "fierce" is nice and there are a few shameful admirers of "fierce" here
    in Basenotes. However, I did not like the...
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    Re: I can't buy just one !

    I often think of cutting down my collection/ Having only 5-6 scents that are essential. The problem is that the lesser known ones do not sell on ebay !
    But instead of my collection going down, it...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 23 August

    Angel Schlesser Pour Homme
    Nice watery-rice-note in it.

    Gotham
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    Re: SOTD Monday August 22

    Cartier Santos .. Gracias DryMartini !

    I love this heavy citrusy-minty concoction. Classy-refined, I canlt tell many notes in it yet,
    let's see how it develops or whther it becomes cloying.
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