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    Re: why is your favorite, your favorite?

    Are you referring to Gucci Pour Homme 1976 or 2003?
  2. Re: Most complimented fragrances for men under 30?

    Complimented by whom?
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    Congrats! Excellent fragrance. And of course it doesnít smell old mannish. I do fear, however, that it will not stand out at all during the concert.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    SOTN:
    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190620/0a9a1a25bdf1e2fece7efb7cd9febe48.jpg
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    I don't like the term "blender".

    I donít know a damn thing about making perfume but can see how ďblenderĒ would not be a correct term. It would seem thereís a better word to use. Like ďnoteĒ. And a note is a note is a note. ...
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    Re: What would you wear to the Cricket?

    I do enjoy vetiver focused fragrances on a rainy day. Guerlain Vetiver EDC would be a good choice too. Or the Creed Original Vetiver that you mentioned before. Wasnít that you?
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Yep. Agree. For forever Iíve said the new stuff smells like a nice fabric dryer sheet mixed with the smell of an outdoor ashtray... which never has scored any positive points for me on the forum. ...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Amazing to me how much more wearable the vintage is over current production... From my 1 oz bottle of JC distribution, my SOTD:...
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    Re: What would you wear to the Cricket?

    Considering the weather update...

    - Creed Vetiver (1948)
    - TF Grey Vetiver edt
    - Prince de Galles Sport
    - Polo vtg
    - Sport de Paco Rabanne
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Itís one of the things I enjoy about it as evening wear. The original Italian release had a touch more density to it... although I want to be careful not to hype that version at all. Just saying. I...
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    Your vintage SOTD

    Please excuse the mess, as Iíve still not reorganized my fragrances. Iíve acquired two beautiful armoires within the last month and my wife has decided that theyíd be best used for other stuff. ...
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    Re: What would you wear to the Cricket?

    LíHumaniste, Lemon Line, Jardin díAmalfi, Dior Homme Cologne, Masculin 2, Figeur Eden, Vetiver Babylone, Silver Mountain Water, Nio, Extract of Sicilian and West Indian Limes, Arancia di Capri,...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Everyone is smelling great today, like usual. I didnít put on any fragrance this morning, since the Eau de Patou was still going well enough. Now is lunch time and Iíll probably apply Curve lightly...
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    Very nice haul!



    Me too!!!
  15. Re: What would you wear to a fragrance awards ceremony!?

    I was thinking before I posted, ďI wonder what fragrance Paul Kiler wore at the recent awards banquet where he was a winner?Ē Paul, if youíre reading, do tell.
  16. What would you wear to a fragrance awards ceremony!?

    I like the way you guys think. This is an event for aficionados and professionals, so I also would wear something outstanding and uncommon. And, this is one of the few times Iíd truly overspray.
    ...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    SOTN is Eau de Patou (cone shaped bottle) via a sample from my favorite chef. Not as spicy as the blue cap. And the florals are more pronounced, although with the citrus top. A man could absolutely...
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    Re: Best fragrance for a 22 hour train ride

    Had you have eaten a couple pounds of boiled cabbage, you couldíve had a car to yourself. [emoji3]
  19. Re: 6 Months on Basenotes and living a fragrant life. 10 bullet points of things I have learned so f

    Amen.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Sorry I been quiet. Last night I wore Azuree by Lauder. Thanks, my favorite robotic chef!!!!

    Today hasnít been vintage (LíAur du Desert Marocain & LíHumaniste), but the day isnít over. [emoji3]
  21. 6 Months on Basenotes and living a fragrant life. 10 bullet points of things I have learned so far.

    DITTO


    I want to also point to two more things thatís been touched on, and that I feel is important for people new the hobby to keep in mind:

    - You actually can blind buy. However, remember...
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    Re: Watermelon fruity fragrance for summer?

    Was unfamiliar with Rush of Unicorns, so I looked up prices and discovered that itís more expensive than MI right now. I guess cause of it being out of stock on PV website? Idk. This may be the...
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    Re: Cologne manufacture date

    Iím sure youíll be happy with it. Good luck! [emoji3]
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    Re: Cologne manufacture date

    So far everyone has said that itís not an issue. Thatís because no one is perceiving there would be a difference between the older bottle you bought and something within 4 months. BTW, many times...
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    Re: Cologne manufacture date

    No worries. Sauvage will not go bad too easily. Iím not sure sunlight and heat would even ruin it. Lol. In all seriousness, it should be just fine. I have a bottle of original release and itís...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    You all smell amazing!


    Not quite vintage but today Iím wearing LíAir du Desert Marocain by Tauer from a 2005 bottle. Temperature is in the upper 90ís (Fahrenheit) in my part of the world and...
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    Re: Creed Royal exclusives consistency?

    Does that statement mean any other source should be considered fake or bad product?


    OP, if you do decide to go through Creed Boutique (which thereís nothing wrong at all with doing) Iíd...
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    Re: Creed Royal exclusives consistency?

    Iíd shop around for a better price. I purchased a 250ml Spice & Wood spray tester for far less than that. With Creed, the biggest difference Iíve seen in batches has been Aventus. Namely from the...
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    Re: Sharing your wardrobe outside BN

    I now dub thee Cook/TechSupport.bot.
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    Lacoste L'Homme or Dolce and Gabbana The One

    Which one do you like?
  31. Re: If you could choose 1 or 2 notes to pair with REAL AMBERGRIS what would they be?

    Ginger and vetiver.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    SOTN, compliments of an awesome person with a good nose, Eau DíHermes (copper top).
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Enjoying my SOTM, Clive Christian 1872. Very much.
  34. Re: Sure F*ck Cologne What the heck ? Someone has this ?

    If thatís your thing, you should consider Kilianís Straight to Heaven Splash of Lemon. One of my favorites.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    SOTN is Ungaro Pour LíHomme. Damn, this fragrance is SO good. Love it every time I wear it. Hope everyone is having a good weekend.
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    Re: Best fragrance for a 22 hour train ride

    Some 24hr deodorant.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    SOTN is Canoe by Dana
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    SOTD is Kiton Men
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    That reads like a good plan to me.
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    Awesome! Congrats on that. Iíll be curious to read your thoughts on how it smells versus other distributions.
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    You will only wear Axe. You will only wear Axe. If you wear Aventus it will smell like pee. If you wear Aventus it...
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    Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    I understand totally about the dumb reaches and all that. And 8/10 and above is my love term goal really. If my budget were actually higher and I had a cellar, Iíd likely curate a pretty...
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    If I run out of space, then Iíll give up whichever child of mine for adoption who is being a brat and then take over his room as more storage. [emoji3]

    Being from the south, roaming war bands...
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    Lol. I totally understand that. I never talk about backup bottles in my collection but I for sure have some. BTW, do you also collect the flankers? Sorry if the information is in your BN wardrobe. ...
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    Re: Terre D'HermŤs parfum: four seasons or not.

    Wear it whenever youíd like. There really are no hard rules that must be followed. I donít usually wear it in the heat but I have. If you enjoy it in hot weather, wear it. Otherwise donít. Trust...
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    Youíll be full beast mode next June 1st! Personally, I plan on doing a 6 spray day coming up soon. Call it a test. Call it insanity. Iíve been curious for a while about overspraying Kouros to see...
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    All I know is Sanofi becomes wearable for me, and JC distributed even more so. So with that, Iíll say congrats.
  48. Thread: Caron pour Homme

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    Re: Caron pour Homme

    Is this your opinion of the current release or all versions including vintage? Thanks in advance.
  49. Thread: Caron pour Homme

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    Re: Caron pour Homme

    Yea, youíre thinking correctly. Theyíre nothing alike.
  50. Re: Would you like some vetiver or patchouli with your Coca-Cola?

    If I were sitting next to you and you ordered it, and offered me a sip, Iíd taste it. Otherwise donít find it that interesting. But I also drink my coffee black. My COMMUNITY coffee.
    ...
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    Re: Roja Creation-E smells like coca cola

    Iíll happily sale you a bottle of Coke for half that price. [emoji3]
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Hey Alex! [emoji3] Iíve been on the fence about blind buying it. I really enjoy Amouage as a house but I have to be cautious due to my hot and humid climate. Some, like Jubilation, donít seem like...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Itís decent. It opens like something else I know well. Sung Homme? Iíll have to compare. But then dries down a bit different. Iíll need more time with it. Even though I wasnít blown away by it,...
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Your short analysis tells me more than Iíve ever come across about Beach Hut really. Been on the fence about it. Thanks for the comment.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    SOTM is Bleu Marine De Cardin.
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    Re: Best Vintage Fragrances UNDER $100

    Oh, youíve done this before. Ok.
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    Itís more or less a staple down south for helping to combat the heat. Not in every home of course. But athletes tend to use it to help cool down. And workers too. Itís refreshing in the heat. One...
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    Re: Best Vintage Fragrances UNDER $100

    Avon? Never heard of Avon. Know anybody that could provide some information? [emoji3]
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    Re: Best Vintage Fragrances UNDER $100

    Yíall in trouble now. Someone better mention MoooooStash quick before they get whipped with a ladle. [emoji56][emoji3]
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    Yea I did actually and then I cancelled that because it turned out to not be the OG. I just have a bit of a decant left. There are bottles in the wild but a lot of suspicious stuff and a lot of...
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    It is indeed VERY good. I know what you mean about longevity. The 2nd gen is essentially all day performance and smells great. The OG is beastly in performance and definitely more of a commitment. ...
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    Thanks for the response,Alan. Thatís how I see the fragrance, and a great way to wear the versions. Glad to know Iíve not gone completely off the rails. Lol. Thanks again. Now I just gotta get me...
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    Woohoo! Eagerly awaiting your thoughts to see if our thinking is somewhat in line or if Iím just being a hardcore fanatic.
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    Re: Thinking of going FRAGRANCE FREE this summer...

    I work just outside New Orleans, and live not far from it. Iím a native South Louisianan. Iím happy to report that Iíve never (nor my family and friends) had this issue. Iíve worn fragrance...
  65. Re: Who are YOUR favorite fragrance reviewers on youtube?

    Ooooooooooooooooo, airplanes. Let me know when you publish your book and Iíll buy.
  66. Re: Who are YOUR favorite fragrance reviewers on youtube?

    I feel like we should all gather round the camp fire and let you tell us stories. I canít help but imagine youíve got some great ones. Iíve got some too but they general start with, ďBoudreaux...Ē...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    I agree. That is pretty damn cool. And your story is too!
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    I mean, if you gonna be the big dawg you mittaz well smell likem.

    Excellent fragrance. Happy I have a big bottle of vintage before they get to stupid prices.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Davidoff Cool Water
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    This is an important comment, because the 2nd gen is an easier wear overall, for most folks likely, and the one I recommend generally for people who live in a hot humid climate like mine or that need...
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    Thatís what Iím hoping and inclined to believe. And in all honesty, I can say that Iíve also benefited from sellers not knowing what they have. So, in retrospect, I have cooked my jets.
  72. Thread: Purple Label

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    Purple Label

    This is interesting. Iíve never thought of Aventus when I wear this. Its closest cousin to my nose is Bleecker Street. Itís more quiet. Now, what I own is the older bottle, which came out before...
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    Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    To be clear, theyíre not night and day different. Made in Italy, regardless of the year is alike and appreciably better than Made in Germany and miles better than the lemon baby powder flavored Made...
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    Ah ok. Gotcha.


    As a side note, am I the only one that gets frustrated looking on fleecebay??? I was just looking to see if any 90ís bottles of Dolce&Gabbana Pour Homme popped up and itís...
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    Actually I find the ashy note to be less pronounced in Warner but yet a more dense rich wet leaf tobacco present. Warner is definitely Ďdarkerí than Cosmair. Still the same scent but almost like a...
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    With the very hot weather in southern US, Iíve been gravitating to things that sparkle or stay clean plus last through the heat. Today, Iíll be inside more than out at work but still wanted simple...
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    Your vintage SOTD

    SOTE is Tabarome Millesime. I almost wore Tabarome but the supply is getting too low to just go for it. And itís just short of 20 years old. But hey, my peeps are here.

    This is a bottle I...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Iíd never recommend anything that I wouldnít wear myself. Glad you enjoy, buddy!

    I generally do try to be somewhat reserved with how strongly Iíll recommend something, because I realize how...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Exceptional! Has a sparkle in the summer too.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Starting the work week with Polo Crest. Hope everyone has a safe and prosperous week!
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Itís a great classic fragrance. If I remember correctly, Cytherianís dad had a special connection to the fragrance which drives its points up. If you make contact with Cytherian, I feel certain heíd...
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    Great! Youíll be able to compare versions and see what all the fuss is about. Ultimately, like my bud, you may end up preferring the Cosmair. I need to look for it but I have the Polo breakdown...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Thatís great news!

    Finishing off the weekend with Eau de Patou as my SOTN. This is from a decant of blue cap bottle. I also have a decant of the cone. Second time smelling both and first time...
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    Re: How to tell when you are addicted?

    Just go ahead and click that button. Release those endorphins!
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    Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    The short answer is, yes. You got yourself a good one there. Iíd guess your bottle to be about 1980. But Iím no authority, so take it with a pinch of salt. Thereís a LOT of back and forth...
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    Re: Aftershave balms

    No need for the side part. Spike it up anyways. And no matter what idea anyone tries to sell you, the proper shave is the one that takes the hair off your face and leaves it smooth and not...
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Started my day with a couple shots of Halston Z-14. Now have showered and switched up to Jubilation XXV for Men. Very much enjoyed Z-14 and now very much enjoying XXV.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    I didnít get a clock. I picked up several sealed Jeff Gordon boxes a long time ago from a store that used to have a bunch of vintage goodies. But no gift sets. Mythrol and I fleeced that store a...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    SOTM is Halston Z-14, from the Jeff Gordon packaging.
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    Re: How to tell when you are addicted?

    ďAddicted:

    -enthusiastically devoted to a particular thing or activity.

    -strongly inclined or compelled to do, use, or indulge in something repeatedlyĒ


    When itís as above for you? I...
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    Re: Kouros day. June 1st ?

    Finishing off Kouros day with 1 spray of 3rd edition. To say the very least, my wife canít wait for this Kouros day to be over. To her credit, she hasnít fussed. Sheís let me do my thing. Been a...
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    I still think there are a few Avon masculines you haven't gotten yet that you need to try. Further discussion is necessary.[/QUOTE]


    No doubt.
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    Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    Thatís not the whole Avon catalog bud. Letís step it up! You know, one great thing about Avon is that you can have a wardrobe over 6-700 fragrances for the price of 2 Gucci Nobile 4oz bottles, or,...
  94. Thread: Aftershave balms

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    Re: Aftershave balms

    Yep. Youíll be purchasing double edged safety razors, cut throats, Italian safety razors, badger brushes, bore brushes, horse brushes, creams, soaps, croaps, balms, splashes, bowls, holders, kits,...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Never too late to slather on some musky goodness. Get to it. Your wife will likely appreciate it as much as mine. [emoji23] Although, she smelled Tattoo this afternoon and said it was ďpleasantĒ!...
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    You trying to take ZCís Avon crown?

    Ok ZC, where is your book?

    PS. Seriously, cool stuff ya got there MJJ.
  97. Thread: Aftershave balms

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    Re: Aftershave balms

    Totally depends. If itís from a shaving company (Art of Shaving, Trufitt & Hill, etc) or quality soap etc company (Pre de Provence), then the products work rather well from a skin conditioning...
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    Re: 2016: Vintage I bought today

    You take that back about the Spice Girls!
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    Re: Kouros day. June 1st ?

    Well, I woke up still smelling like wow! Then did yard work and the heat reactivated all the goodness. Took a shower and switched up the wearing for an afternoon of Tattoo. Tattoo is VERY enjoyable.
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    Re: Kouros day. June 1st ?

    Did an early application of 1st edition Kouros by applying it as my SOTN. I mean, is all of June 1 Kouros day or not? Gotta make sure Iím wearing it when the calendar flips over. Throughout the day...
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