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    Re: Your go-to fragrance

    For some inexplainable reason, the one I'm most comfortable wearing: Lauder's Beyond Paradise for Men.

    /Please don't hurt me. ;)
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    Re: Femme Pour Homme

    Having just bought some Bulgari Au the Blanc, I'll say no one seems to notice it's technically for women. I think it's mostly an association thing. Think it's for women, it smells feminine. Certain...
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    Re: Eddie Bauer Adventure/Adventurer

    All right, awesome, thanks guys. He ended up getting ADventurer from a BN sale thread. Good stuff, so he says.

    One more question though: Anyone know the notes in it? I looked all over, couldn't...
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    Re: Something sporty

    Hit or miss:
    Givenchy Very Irresistible Fresh Attitude
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    Eddie Bauer Adventure/Adventurer

    Is it the same stuff? It's not for me, but a friend is trying to get a bottle of Adventure, and finding Adventurer. The bottle looks slightly different... Here's a random I have to illustrate:...
  6. Re: Help me ID a frag by the bottle description?

    Yeah, I'll send that off, see what she says. It's not really 'amber' colored, but then again, I'd take something with a squeeze sprayer as more indicative of the one she's thinking of than the...
  7. Re: Help me ID a frag by the bottle description?

    I imagine she could find the store easily enough, if we go there, I'll make sure we find it. For now though, that's at least a week, probaly two in the future...

    I just emailed asked for any...
  8. Re: Help me ID a frag by the bottle description?

    No, because she doesn't remember which store it was in... :rolleyes:


    I mean, it's not a huge deal to me, she just tends to despise 80% of frags, so I'm very curious as to what is in that one.
  9. Help me ID a frag by the bottle description?

    My GF told me about this one... She saw it recently, has no idea what it is/called, but absolutely loved it. Naturally, I'm curious.

    This is what I know:
    Able to be found in non-super high end...
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    Re: When you can't stand the opening.

    I just deal with it... I mean, what else is there to do? Also, since I usually put them on right before leaving, I can just open the car window a bit if I really hate it. I try not to care too much...
  11. Re: Help me classify my fragrances and help me pick similar ones please :)

    Just had to point that out...;)


    That said, I have L'homme, love it. I don't see anything about it that counts as cliche.

    I mean, it's not a super intense, crazy smell, but I hate those...
  12. Do you think you smell certain scents differently than other people do?

    It seems like, for me anyway, I have a few scents that I think smell way different than other people say they do.

    Just for ex:
    Lauder Beyond Paradise for Men, to me, is a very watery, slightly...
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    Re: Today I Bought - September '08 Edition

    http://peachesncreamperfumery.net/imagesAtoE/burbery_touch_men.jpg
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    Re: Need help finding new fragrance

    I don't know, I've never tried the Envy.

    That said, I don't think I'd call it dry at all. To me, it's very aquatic. Then again, while I love it, I think I'm smelling it differently than other...
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    Re: Need help finding new fragrance

    I'm new too, but we seem to like similar smells, and I'm the same age as you, so here's me shot. From reading the reviews on this site, I know I'll get flack for this, but... :D


    Lauder Beyond...
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    Re: Branching out...

    I think I know what you're talking about; there's a few things I smelled that, while I really liked to smell, just wouldn't fit me at all.
    The weird thing is, I'm finding certian people think...
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    Re: Branching out...

    Sounds good. Worth a sample, I'm just wondering if it will almost get too mocha-y on me.



    Centaur and Fraicheur both sound intriguing. I'd have to say that's the word I'll use for it......
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    Branching out...

    Hello again... I'm posting here compared to Men's Frags because I think it's a little more applicable.. mods, if you don't think so, feel free to move..

    Some of you may have seen my first thread....
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    Re: Post A Picture of Your Scents

    Huh, that's crazy.

    Oh well, guess one more pro for some testers.
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    Re: Post A Picture of Your Scents

    http://img379.imageshack.us/img379/7871/img6489ym4.jpg


    Be nice... :D

    Thing is... How do I display the Aqva? I always assumed it came with that plastic stand. Mine didn't... :(
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    Re: Another New Kid In College

    Indeed. It's much more of a night time, slightly upscale social smell. Very warm and spicy on me.


    Wearing it at school wouldn't make it smell bad, it would just not seem like it 'fits.'
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    Re: Another New Kid In College

    The Pour Homme is good, but play around with the Sior and the Extreme before buying one. I haven't (and likely won't) buy any of them, but they're subtley different...

    Thanks to MathewFoo's...
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    Re: My TJMaxx visit today

    Lanvin Oxygene:
    $15 for 100mL.


    Good stuff. :D
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    Re: Very noobish advice needed...

    I ended up trying all the variants of the Bvlgari PHs... They were all very much ok, with the Sior coming out top. Still though, very... Something. I hated the tobacco in one of them.




    I...
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    Re: Not much talk on Intense Euphoria?

    I've got a sample on my desk... I tried it on, ended up washing it off. Far too sweet for me.
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    Re: Pi NEO website has been launched!

    I tried it yesterday. It went from good, to bad, to that mocha smell that Fresh Attitude fives for me as well. Honestly, I like it, but after an hour, it's literally nearly identical to VI Fresh...
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    Re: Pi smells terrible, help me find a new scent

    Here's a second for that YSL L'homme. I'm basically as new as you, but was recommended the L'homme, and loved it. I wore it to work yesterday, and got two compliments on it (unsolicited), from girls...
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    Re: Very noobish advice needed...

    One more update, went into town today:

    cK Reaction is pretty good, Clinique Happy for Men is ok. Tried a lot of random scents the SA helped me with. She was pretty good, with a few off the wall...
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    Re: cant get enough of.

    I'm not hitting disapproval yet (sure shouldn't be with how many I own,) just getting a lot of "Why do you need [more than one kind] anyway? The short answer I give is "They all smell different,"...
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    Re: Very noobish advice needed...

    I ended up buying from www.scentmonkey.com, which I found a link to somewhere here. Pretty good prices, and I had good luck with the service, no complaints.

    I do love the VI FA bottle though,...
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    Re: SotD .. Saturday 9th August - 2008

    http://perfumestore.co.nz/images/Beyond%20Paradise%20Cologne%20by%20Estee%20Lauder%20for%20Men.jpg
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    Re: Today I Bought - August '08 Edition

    http://www.gerera.pl/var/img/products/big/441.jpg
  33. Thread: Overwhelmed!

    by Justinh
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    Re: Overwhelmed!

    If you haven't already bought it:

    I'm more or less as new as you, and was asking the same questions you are, and:
    I would never, ever, ever buy anything that was reccomended to me here (or...
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    Re: Very noobish advice needed...

    Just a useless update that really only serves the very curious and me (gotta write down my experiences somewhere... :) )
    YSL L'homme and Givenchy VI FA are both turning out to be fantastic choices....
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    Re: The BIG list of online stores - your input needed!

    Just thought I'd throw in some comments from recent shopping... I ended up buying from www.scentmonkey.com...

    On the whole, I'm satisfied. I mean, I wasn't blown away by their services, but the...
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    Re: Very noobish advice needed...

    They've arrived! And man, they look good on my desk so far. The tiny bottle is a Beyond Paradise for Men gift I once got... I must say, while it doesn't get a TON of loving here, I like it...
    ...
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    How do you 'refresh' the scent?

    So, after... well, six or seven hours, the smell is fading away. If I just spray more on, it smells really weird to me (the different phases at the same time, I'd assume.)
    Is there any way to...
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    Re: Today I Bought - July '08 Edition

    Well, after wearing the samples a day or two (probably not as long as recommended... :D ) and realizing my opinions on these weren't changing at all, I present my first real purchases, thanks to you...
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    Re: Very Irresistible for Men Fresh Attitude

    Bearing in mind I'm VERY new here, but:

    I'm wearing a sample of it I picked up yesterday. It's been on a few hours now, and I still like it. I actually prefer it more now than initially, the mint...
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    Re: Very noobish advice needed...

    Indeed. I think I'll hold off on actually purchasing anything for now, and check back in 2 or 3 days to make sure I still enjoy them, then I'll probably be picking up the L'Homme and the Givenchy VI...
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    Re: Very noobish advice needed...

    Updates. Went in today, got really lucky with a good SA who seemed to share my exact tastes.

    YSL L'Homme: Absolutely the favorite, great scent, and I'm wearing a few sample sprays now. Seems good...
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    Re: Very noobish advice needed...

    All right, I'll put Night on the list as well then.


    I forgot about the Prada, it looks good, dunno how it came off my list...


    Though, now, my short list is quickly gaining length again......
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    Re: Very noobish advice needed...

    Meh, I suppose not, I'll throw it on the list as well.

    How's the list look on the whole then, pretty good?
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    Re: Very noobish advice needed...

    The Aqua Fresca seems iffy, but the Vetiver Hombre looks like it might be worth a shot as well...


    Where is Aigner Icedrops? I found the Aigner Black, is that the same thing, or not? I'd tend to...
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    Re: Very noobish advice needed...

    So far, after reading reviews and note lists, this is my short list of my favorites so far. Anyone feel I'm missing anything critical before I go to the store tomorrow?

    YSL L'Homme
    Bvlgari Aqva ...
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    Re: Very noobish advice needed...

    That makes sense, yeah. I mean, I can see why an SA would get a little bit questioning if you came in, sprayed enough for the day, and left without saying a word... Probably doesn't look very good or...
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    Re: Very noobish advice needed...

    Ah, now that is helpful. I hate to have you type all of that up, and me reply with a short reply, but yeah, I think that knowing what you just said is pretty much exactly the opposite of what I've...
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    Re: Very noobish advice needed...

    Ah, in that case, I misinterpretted what you'd originally meant then. I think I get what you're saying regarding the sweetness, and yeah, that fits what I've said, for sure.

    xtremely versatile in...
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    Re: Very noobish advice needed...

    Indeed, that sounds pretty good as well. Again, just reading the reviews, but that sounds like another scent that I will more or less put on and just endure. From the sounds of it, soapy at first,...
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    Re: Very noobish advice needed...

    OK, no problem on the wink, just wasn't sure based on the context.. Didn't want to get into a "Hey, let's recommend the noob some awful stuff and see if he notices" type thing... :D

    Musks I...
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    Re: Very noobish advice needed...

    Why the wink?

    I read the reviews here, seems to be a cross between people saying it's awesome, just subdued, and boring. I think I'll give it a try though. Even with my VERY limited knowledge,...
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    Very noobish advice needed...

    I know this is the noob forum anyway, but yeah, if you aren't ready for some very basic questions... :D

    I only phrase it that way because I'm active on some other forums which are... not terribly...
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