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  1. Re: Le Labo Santal 33....can anyone explain this please!?

    Ding, ding, we have a winner!
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    Re: Weirdest Name For Male Fragrances

    CB I Hate Perfumes' "Faggot" is an odd choice, in my opinion.
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    Re: The official Jeremy Fragrance fragrance thread

    Interesting fact!

    I knew the word "schutz" (without the umlaut) but didn't know the version with it.

    You learn something new every day!
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    Re: The official Jeremy Fragrance fragrance thread

    I don't know/am too lazy to figure out how to do umlauts on my keyboard, hence why I spelled it the way I did.

    It's also why I don't add accent marks or tildes where they belong.

    Thanks for...
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    Re: The official Jeremy Fragrance fragrance thread

    His real name is Daniel Schutz.
  6. Re: When was the last time someone's perfume annoyed you and which perfume was it?

    A woman I know who was equally as screechy and obnoxious as the Bright Crystal by Versace that she wore.
  7. Re: Why do some fragrances smell like B.O after dry down?

    I own and enjoy Artisan Pure, and there is no facet I can think of that smells like BO.

    Bad batch, your skin chemistry, maybe?

    Dihydromyrcenol and some hesperides in certain scents wear...
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    Poll: Re: Last poll, down to three

    Jaipur EdP, friend!
  9. Re: What's your very own cologne you would love for Christmas?!

    This, exactly.
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    Re: Polo Blue Flanker Thread

    EdT is extremely good and versatile.
  11. Re: summarize your fragrance journey from birth to now

    I used to collect scented/carved soaps when I was a kid; like age seven or so. I've always been very smell-centric.

    This is just the natural progression.

    My mother wore Opium and L'Air du...
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    Re: Becoming a niche snob... anyone else?

    I don't find it beneficial in life to be a snob about anything.

    It creates self-imposed blinders, results in a swelled ego and is generally off-putting.
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    What should this guy wear? (Round 2)

    Great variety of responses on the last one.

    Same rules apply: Look at the picture and decide what fragrance you would imagine this guy wearing or what you think would be a good fit for him,
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    Re: Why the hate for PDM?

    Jeez, do they have you on retainer? :laugh:
  15. Re: Creed Releases Three Latest Acqua Originale - Zeste Mandarine, Green Neroli, and Citrus Bigarade

    Yes, these were originally released in the earlier days of the House of Creed, back when it was formed in the 9th century as the perfumer for Pope Gregory IV.

    In all seriousness though, I'm...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Eternity for Men because I wanted to reminisce.
  17. Re: Help me find a Wedding Scent out of these....

    MI is one I often use in the warmer months. It's a wonderful fragrance!
  18. Re: Help me find a Wedding Scent out of these....

    This is my choice, as well. MI if the weather was nicer or it was a daytime wedding.
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    Re: Opinion: What should this guy wear?

    I have not smelled this, and reading the note profile, I am intrigued!
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    Opinion: What should this guy wear?

    Thought I'd play a little taste game/thought experiment.

    Simple premise: in your opinion, based on what you see in the photo, what should the man in this picture wear fragrance-wise?

    I'm going...
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    Re: Does you nose know $$$$$$

    The longer you do this, the more sensitive your nose will be to quality, and the more sensitive you BS detector will be to price-gouging opportunists.

    I hope both happen quickly for you.
  22. Re: What are some good Vanilla scents for under $100.

    Agreed.

    This, OP.
  23. Poll: Re: Indulge me again, a vote for my next scent

    Egoiste, for sure.
  24. Re: John Varvatos artisan Pure performance....

    Pure is one of the better-performing JV fragrances for me. I can get a solid 5+ hours out of it. The other ones I own? 2-3 hours, tops.
  25. Re: Which fragrance would you like to steal from the previous poster wardrobe?

    Bois du Portugal

    Never pulled the trigger on it; I will one day.
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    Re: I suck at blind buys

    Ten-plus years ago, you could blind buy and easily bat over .500. As was said before, it was easier back then as there wasn’t as much crap out there as there is now. Back in the day, I...
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    Re: Classic vintage colognes

    Guerlain Vetiver, then Azzaro
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    Re: Creamy Fragrances

    Creamy is obviously a subjective term, but Obsession for Men by Calvin Klein, and HM by Hanae Mori always struck me as somewhat creamy.
  29. Re: Use Glass to Turn Your Cheap Pinaud Clubman Aftershave into a Suave Smelling Scent.

    Clubman is the last thing I would think would be considered “stripper catnip,” but you learn something new everyday.
  30. Re: Top Ten Weak Fragrances You Wish Would Last Longer

    Ding Ding!
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    Re: The official Jeremy Fragrance fragrance thread

    I firmly believe all of his histrionics are expertly performed, as I see him as a true narcissist.
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VII

    Is that Bijan for Men I see; middle shelf, to the left?
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    Re: Eternity Flanker Thread

    As someone who has had the experience of smelling decomposing bodies, I can assure you that Eternity does not smell similar.
  34. Re: Do you wear challenging fragrances with friends, in public etc?

    I don't.

    If there are scents that are "challenging" for me, I assume that they might be downright offensive to others, and subjecting them to that would be un-gentlemanly.
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    Re: Do smokers perceive scents differently?

    Perhaps it was in my post...the one just before yours? :laugh:
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    Re: Fragrance for upcoming Autumn/Winter

    It's the season to wear some of my favorite disco'd fragrances!

    Michael for Men - Michael Kors
    M7 - YSL
    Gucci pour Homme - Gucci
    Envy - Gucci
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    Re: Why I cant find the perfect scent ?

    Probably for the same reason that I can't find a signature meal to eat every day.

    Variety is the spice of life, friend.
  38. Re: Recommendations for Fragrances with Incense note

    Encens et Lavande by Serge Lutens
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    Re: Do smokers perceive scents differently?

    I was a smoker years ago and am a non-smoker now.

    The only effect smoking had on my sense of smell was that it lessened it, no different than when you sit in a smoky room and cigarette or cigar...
  40. Re: At the same price, which one of these two do you recommend?

    Dior Homme
  41. Re: What fragrances remind you of Christmas/Winter?

    This.

    Also, John Varvatos by John Varvatos
  42. Re: And it happened - asked not to wear perfume to work

    As a "manager" in real life, if I were in this situation, I would ban all fragrances from the office in order to prevent any HR issues popping up if I had an employee make the complaint about...
  43. Re: Celebrity scents go niche? Chloe Sevigny & Régime des Fleurs

    Not to mention Brown Bunny.
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    Re: One choice for...Vol XVII

    Here you go:

    Fahrenheit - Rock´n´Roll.
    Jazz - Jazz Dance (Bob Fosse kind of dancing).
    New York Intense - Tango.
    Royal Mayfair - Waltz.
    Gasoline and a match - Disco.
    Chrome - Techno.
  45. Re: Versatile summer/spring niche fragrances

    Check out Acqua di Parma's "Mirto di Panarea" from the Blu Mediterraneo line. Really nice, inoffensive, and versatile.

    As far as Creed, Millesime Imperiale, Silver Mountain Water, and Original...
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    Re: Gucci Pour Homme II ?

    $145 for a 50ml?

    May as well just pony up for the exorbitant prices on ebay for the original at that point.
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VII

    Function over form as far as how I house my stuff. I have another drawer full of samples and some other frags.

    108610
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    Re: What everyday frangrance?

    Grey Vetiver by Tom Ford can be worn in any situation.

    Extremely versatile, won't offend, classy but reserved.
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    Re: Gucci Pour Homme II ?

    I love the scent (have two bottles of it), but the performance is horrid. That's my only gripe with GpH2, though it's a huge gripe.
  50. Poll: Re: Mandatory workplace fragrance emergency readiness poll for employees of Fragrance Two

    Hide the evidence and tell everyone I have no idea where that smell is coming from, but that I saw Lena Dunham leaving my office.
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    Re: What perfume lifts your spirits?

    On a cold, miserable day, "At the Beach 1966" by CB I Hate Perfume. Chris Brosius nailed the smell of the beach/ocean/boardwalk all in one shot. Closest thing to a "Calgon, take me away" feeling...
  52. Re: Illegal to wear fresh/citrusy scents at nighttime? Will I be sent to scent prison?

    Think of it like having a steak and potatoes for breakfast or pancakes for dinner. Most people don't do it, but there's nothing intrinsically wrong with it.

    Wear what you like when you want.
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    Re: One choice for...Vol XVI

    Here you go
  54. Re: Post a note and the best example of that note in a fragrance

    Will have to try; thanks for the heads-up!
  55. Re: Post a note and the best example of that note in a fragrance

    As far as coconut, I'd say Creed's "Virgin Island Water."

    As far as lavender, the lavender in "Encens et Lavande" by Serge Lutens is exceptionally good.
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    Re: SIXTEEN92 Discussion Thread

    Thank you!

    Reviewed Salem, as well. Copy and paste of the review is below:

    "Salem starts off more Christmas-y than expected, mainly due to a big wallop of a quite sweet clove on the first...
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    Re: SIXTEEN92 Discussion Thread

    Just reviewed Necromancy; copied and pasted the review below if anyone is interested:

    "Necromancy starts off very sweet and dark. The "funeral flowers" note -- carnation, as astutely pointed out...
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    Re: If I created a niche fragrance house...

    That's a second date kind of thing for me.
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    Re: Smelled on the Street

    Was in a management meeting for work, and I smelled a fragrance on one of our VPs from Europe. Took a stab at it thinking it was Polo, but it turned out to be Tuscany by Aramis. He has a heavy hand...
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    Re: One choice for...Vol XV

    Here's two for you
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    Re: The best fragrance to use in the office?

    Try Office One by Jeremy Fragrance

    *claps then pirouettes out of the thread*
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    Re: Winter pleasent smell

    Was thinking this, as well.

    Another good winter scent (designer, at least) is John Varvatos by John Varvatos.



    Dirty English is fantastically well done, except for its Achilles Heel of no...
  63. Re: What fragrances make you do you hate/make you retch?

    Thank you.

    It should be "What fragrances do you hate/make you retch?"
  64. Re: My opinion on several mainstream fragrances

    100% this.

    Get him a sample of Bijan for Men.

    It will be epic.
  65. Thread: Dark

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    Re: Dark

    Seconding this.

    Also, check out some of the scents from Sixteen92. Lots of witchcraft/noir/macabre themes. They have a sampler set called "Dark," actually, which I purchased.
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    Re: A parfum for nihilism

    Well played.
  67. What fragrances do you hate/make you retch?

    Edit: Me not make thread title good (facepalm). Excuse the grammar on that, please.

    I enjoy these opinion threads, so my question is:

    What fragrances (not notes) do you horribly dislike/turn...
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    Re: What are some of your favorite notes ?

    In no order: Cardamom, Violet, Leather, Vetiver, Frankincense, Tobacco, Sandalwood, Cedarwood, Tea, Rose, Amber, Suede, Myrrh, Guaiac wood, Yuzu, Musk, Cypress, Clary Sage, Verbena, Oakmoss

    Things...
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    Re: What about Versace "The Dreamer" ?

    It's arguably a classic.

    Certainly is in my eyes.

    Good choice; enjoy it in good health!
  70. Re: How would you rate/review a perfume if .....

    I try to judge based on the quality of the ingredients, execution of the blend, creativity, and practicality. That said, I never penalize a scent because it doesn't appeal to my personal taste. I...
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    Re: Becoming a niche snob... anyone else?

    This hobby, like life, is much more enjoyable when you approach things without preconceived notions and with an open mind.
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    Re: Are We Too Hard on Fragrance YouTubers?

    I rarely comment on YouTube videos, and when I do, it's praise.

    As far as being hard on YouTubers, there's a difference between not liking their content and actively disparaging them. I think a...
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    Re: Today I bought September 2019

    Surprisingly good, and found at TJ Maxx

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

    I could see that.

    I haven't smelled it in years, and I may be misremembering, but I think it reminds me a bit of "Black Cashmere" by Donna Karan. Further into the drydown, the base reminds me a...
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    Re: No-Buy September (formerly No-Buy August)

    TJ Maxx and Marshalls.

    Every damn time...
  76. Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    TJ Maxx got me again!

    Brooks Brothers New York Gentleman for $14.99

    Extreme Speed by Michael Kors for $29.99 was a blind buy (I liked the note profile when I looked it up on my phone in the...
  77. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Surprisingly good.

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    Re: No-Buy September (formerly No-Buy August)

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  79. Re: Why don't more cologne companies ignore the restrictions on oakmoss?

    Understandable, but I think it's best to put the warning, if needed, out there and let the customer make the decision. Otherwise, we end up with situations like prohibition; well-meaning, but...
  80. Re: Throw A Unique Fragrance A Basenoter’s Way! (We all want a new WOW.)

    Encens et Lavande by Serge Lutens is an absolutely masterfully combination of incense and lavender. Perfect balance of two notes you don't often see in tandem.
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    Re: What to wear as a wedding guest

    Grey Vetiver

    Keep it classy and restrained. It's not YOUR day.
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    Re: My Dog Likes My Cologne

    I was obviously being tongue-in-cheek, but I do find it odd that my dog, who loves to track, seems to have no discernible reaction to fragrances.
  83. Re: Why don't more cologne companies ignore the restrictions on oakmoss?

    As a general rule, the government (and other regulatory bodies) should protect people from each other. The problem begins when the government decides to protect people from themselves.
  84. Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    I like Faconnable.

    Underrated fragrance in my opinion, and one I still wear occasionally.
  85. Re: how often is poor performance really your nose not performing

    Exactly this.
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    Re: My Dog Likes My Cologne

    My dog is always licking her undercarriage or has her snout in the hindquarters of other dogs when she's around them, so I don't use her as a barometer of taste.
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    Re: The Fragrances We Would Buy Again

    Kind of like Zealot Crusader, I don't want to tip people off to what I'm hoarding or plan to hoard in the case of disco'd items, but I will let slide that I will always have a bottle of Guerlain...
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    Re: No-Buy September (formerly No-Buy August)

    I'm down for abstinence this month.
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    Re: What is your TOP 3 DESIGNER of all-time??

    Gucci pour Homme
    Guerlain Vetiver
    Emporio Armani He
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    Re: Today I bought August 2019

    I heard Don King had a hand in the bottles' design.
  91. Re: What do you do with the original box/presentation

    Trash.

    My frags are in drawers so that no light or heat are affecting them. It doesn't make for a nice display, but it works just fine.
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    Re: Male Fragrances You Would Rate 10/10?

    Schrodinger's scent.
  93. Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    Just came back with a small haul from the local TJ Maxx (the clearance rack was in full effect!):

    Sung Homme, 3.4 oz. for $8
    Dunhill Desire 1 oz. for $10
    Obsession Night 4.0 oz. for $24
  94. Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    Nice score; especially the JV for $14!
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    Re: Serge Lutens testing

    If you haven't tried Encens et Lavande, I suggest you do.

    Just wonderful.
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    Re: Really enjoying Kenzo Power this summer

    It was a solid scent. As a big fan of Jaipur pour Homme, it was no surprise that I liked Power when I first smelled it.
  97. Re: Thoughts on Caron & Guerlain + What do I try next?

    Definitely seconding Mitsouko.
  98. Re: Recommend a fragrance that smells like Cheeto's?

    My dog's paws smell like Fritos.
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    Re: YouTube Fragrance reviews

    The guys from Wafts are very knowledgable, but they are so dry. Gents Scents and Redolessence are pretty good. I also like the guy from Frag Bros.
  100. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Fleur du Male by Jean Paul Gaultier.

    So bad that I'm considering pressing charges.
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