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    Re: Fahrenheit Parfum... Thoughts please.

    I agree. The performance is outstanding. The scent is really nice as well, albeit a bit on the sweet side...but still remains masculine and the sweetness is tolerable (and I usually don't care much...
  2. Re: What are your best NON SWEET/NON POWDERY sexy night/date scents?

    Remember...this is just MY opinion, and opinions will vary from person to person.

    BUT...

    I would say that Fahrenheit Parfum is comparable IN TERMS OF SWEETNESS.....to something like La Nuit de...
  3. Re: What are your best NON SWEET/NON POWDERY sexy night/date scents?

    I agree, and disagree.

    I agree that I doubt the OP would like Fahrenheit Parfum. I do...and I actually seem to share the OP's tastes as far as the desire for masculine scents that aren't...
  4. Re: I have discovered the "come hither" holy grail ... Lancome Hypnôse Homme!

    I've tried this one before.....and I did like it, but the girl that I was seeing at the time didn't. I don't know a lot of women that are all that crazy about it, in all honesty. Most seem to think...
  5. Re: Has there been, or will there be, a male fragrance with the same impact as Chanel No 5?

    Yep.....Polo (original green) was HUGELY popular throughout the 80's. Like Doug said...everyone wore it.

    AdG, 1 Million, Bleu are good ones to mention. Old Spice, Brut, Cool Water are a few...
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    Re: Donald Trump builds his fragrance Empire

    WOW! A comment on the scent! The actual scent! I honestly figured that all 23 responses would be haters taking personal shots at Trump. While I'm not particularly a fan of Trump, I don't hate or...
  7. Re: What are your best NON SWEET/NON POWDERY sexy night/date scents?

    Cool. Thanks for all the detailed info. After you've had a chance to wear it a few more times, I hope that you'll talk more about this one....either in one of the 2 threads that have been...
  8. Re: What are your best NON SWEET/NON POWDERY sexy night/date scents?

    I agree.



    I am glad to hear that you have this one, and am interested in hearing more about it. This one is very seldom mentioned or talked about here or elsewhere for that matter.....so...
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    Re: Bleu De Chanel

    Thank you for proving my point.



    The only "CYNICISM" that I see is coming from you.

    Obviously, you don't understand how businesses operate. Obviously, you don't understand how an economy...
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    Re: Bleu De Chanel

    What do you base that on?[/QUOTE]

    His judgmental stereotypes of people. Some people (i.e. - internet forum members who wear niche scents almost exclusively) are "worthy" of his praise...while...
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    Poll: Re: Do You Have a Collection or a Wardrobe?

    Fair enough. That's a valid point. Even though other "collections" are put to use, they often times are intended to be SEEN, rather than used. And if they are used, depletion isn't a factor like...
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    Poll: Re: Do You Have a Collection or a Wardrobe?

    I must make a correction. Here's the revised version:
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    Re: Fahrenheit Parfum (?)

    I don't get the "strong" vanilla until later in the dry down phase. On top, I get more orange, suede/leather, and licorice...with the violet and rum creeping in towards the mid. As it evolves, the...
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    Re: Bleu De Chanel

    Well...if I was putting out a product, I would sure as Hell HOPE that it would appeal to as many people as humanly possible (i.e. - the masses). Sorry to burst your bubble, but I certainly wouldn't...
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    Re: Fahrenheit Parfum (?)

    This is a really good, pretty spot on description. You pretty much summed up exactly what I would say about it. :thumbup: The Fahrenheit DNA is definitely still there in this one.

    I just...
  16. Re: The Fragrance you have the most bottles of...

    I'm jealous.

    This is one of the few that I've actually gone through at least 3 bottles of. In the 90's, I wore a ton of this.

    What's your take on the NEWEST formulation?
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    Re: Boss Bottled Intense (2015.)

    Wow...thanks for the feedback! I was still going to try this, regardless of what others said....but your post has now peaked my interest a bit.

    I'm pleasantly surprised to hear you say that it is...
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    Re: Guess My Compliment

    I'm not surprised that Fierce got the compliment. That's actually more like par for the course.
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    Re: Searching for a dry, powdery leather

    I wouldn't exactly call it moist!

    When I wore it this past summer....I had a female friend actually call it "dry". Dry and "powdery". That was her assessment. And of course, leather is a given....
  20. Re: What's the most uncommon large fragrance bottle you've ever owned or heard of?

    I know that there are guys who have worn one scent for most of their lives. The female SA at Macy's the other day said her husband of 30 years wears only Obsession. Always has, always will. So for...
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    Poll: Re: Do You Have a Collection or a Wardrobe?

    Ahhh....but according to BASENOTES, you are!

    I just clicked on that bottle thingy under your profile name....and it brought up a page where the first word I noticed said:

    Collection (32)

    ...
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    Poll: Re: Do You Have a Collection or a Wardrobe?

    Semantics is the right word, I agree. However, I disagree that a collection isn't meant to be used. I know people who have various "collections" that are put to use quite frequently. Does the guy...
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    Poll: Re: Do You Have a Collection or a Wardrobe?

    Option 3 (not mentioned): a Rotation

    My "wardrobe/collection" is in the teens...so all of my bottles see use on a regular basis. Some are used more during specific seasons, according to the...
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    Re: Searching for a dry, powdery leather

    Dior Homme Parfum
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    Re: Grey Flannel - Why the dislike?

    Oh, wow man! As soon as I read this, I thought "Yep". I could see women lining up to buy this for their man....or at least wanting to smell it. And if it smelled halfway decent, it would probably...
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    Re: All male office

    Same here.

    For years, I worked as an outside sales rep calling on clients that were probably close to 99% men (meat department managers/butchers in grocery stores) and I never once considered...
  27. Thread: Disguised

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    Re: Disguised

    I agree.

    I don't believe that English is Lem's first/native language....so when dealing with broken English and a bit of a language barrier, there will always be some degree of confusion and...
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    Poll: Re: poll: Bvlgari fragrances

    I own Man, so that would be my answer. But I like all 4 on the list...as well as those in the Aqua line (all except Amara). Bvlgari scents don't scream...they're very subtle. And classy. Not...
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    Re: New Fragrance: Tom Ford Noir Extreme

    True....but Grey Vetiver EDP and Grey Vetiver EDT are remarkably similar. That is what I was thinking about primarily.
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    Re: New Fragrance: Tom Ford Noir Extreme

    .....
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    Re: New Fragrance: Tom Ford Noir Extreme

    Agree with this.[/QUOTE]

    Ditto that (+ 1)

    The dry down of Noir is nice...but the first half hour to 45 minutes is not to my liking. Projection and staying power are pretty good, though, which...
  32. Thread: Disguised

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    Re: Disguised

    You are correct....I was unaware of any "carnival festivities" taking place last week. But don't let my lack of knowledge keep you from posting. If people didn't care about your topic, they...
  33. Thread: Disguised

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    Re: Disguised

    I think what threw me the most.....was your reference to guys "disguising themselves LAST WEEK". Considering you started the thread on February 23rd....and Halloween is October 31st and...well....I...
  34. Poll: Re: When Projection is Beyond Arms Length (3 feet or more)

    OK...this one I get....thanks :thumbup:



    This one...not so sure about 35541

    EDIT: After reading the entire thread...I now have a little better understanding...LOL
  35. Thread: Disguised

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    Re: Disguised

    You're not the only one. Trust me.



    Thanks for asking what I was wondering when I first read the OP. Your guess is as good as mine as to what he means or is referring to. 35540
  36. Poll: Re: When Projection is Beyond Arms Length (3 feet or more)

    OK....well don't use initials for a term not widely known and recognized...clue us in as to what you mean about "OF". To me, that means Outfielder on a baseball team!
  37. Re: Need suggestions for Masculine sweet Oud or Woody fragrance

    Jil Sander Man Absolute......

    But good luck finding a bottle.
  38. Poll: Re: When Projection is Beyond Arms Length (3 feet or more)

    This is the exact reason why LONGEVITY is important to me...but projection, not so much. I'd prefer for someone to practically be invading my space before they can smell me. That way, I'm NOT...
  39. Poll: Re: When Projection is Beyond Arms Length (3 feet or more)

    + 1 :thumbup:
  40. Re: Is it too much to have ADG and Polo blue at the same time?

    No, not similar at all, and both are worthy of having in a collection. They're both casual warm weather scents...light, fresh, inoffensive and loved by women...but smell different from one another. ...
  41. Re: Grey Vetiver new Eau de Toilette by Tom Ford

    In which case the EDT is not only far from useless, but the better choice....since it is a lighter, more citrus based version of the Grey Vetiver EDP.



    I find the EDT a bit more masculine than...
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    Re: Tom Ford Noir EDT ADD

    Hey...look what I found!

    http://www.basenotes.net/ID26145245.html

    Looks like they were on top of it, once we brought it back to their attention :thumbup:
  43. Re: What Tom Ford scent smells closest to Aventus?

    A very worthy band to think of 35405
  44. Re: What Tom Ford scent smells closest to Aventus?

    Maybe he does. Maybe that's actually Mr. T.....and he doesn't want Creed in his face!



    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=17QkSKDPVdo
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    Re: Tom Ford Noir EDT ADD

    Yeah....and nine months later...still, no new page for this product. :embarassed:
  46. Re: What Tom Ford scent smells closest to Aventus?

    LOL...believe it or not.....as crazy as this sounds....I remember radio stations - mainly AM radio stations - playing this theme music in the late 70's when I was a little kid. I kid you not. Kind...
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    Re: Scent gets you NEGATIVE compliments

    I know, right?

    I had a couple of samples last year and the times when I wore it, I had some pretty hot twenty-somethings complimenting my 40-something year old ass, telling me how good I smelled! ...
  48. Re: Bottega Veneta Pour Homme Extreme ~ new fragrance

    This must be so new that they don't even have it listed on their website:...
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    Re: Scent gets you NEGATIVE compliments

    On me, this one doesn't turn bad...it simply disappears! I mean, as in..."POOF!" It's gone! In a matter of seconds, it seems.

    I'm actually looking forward to trying the Extreme version, to...
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    Re: Funniest fragrance reviews you've read?

    The women who write reviews are simply much better at it than the men, and are much more humorous as well. Sad but true, guys. Men either approach it too much from an "artistic" perspective, or...
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    Re: Scent gets you NEGATIVE compliments

    I've found that women are the most vocal when it comes to expressing their opinion regarding a man's scent, and an awful lot of women seem to dislike vetiver heavy/vetiver dominant fragrances. Terre...
  52. Re: Grey Vetiver new Eau de Toilette by Tom Ford

    Yesterday, I went to Sephora and got a sample of each (the EDP and the EDT) and last night I wore one on one hand and one on the other....to test them side by side. The EDP is fuller, and seems to...
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    Re: Dior Homme Parfum!?!?

    Are you sure you're an "American"?

    "American apologist", more likely.... :rolleyesold:
  54. Re: Grey Vetiver new Eau de Toilette by Tom Ford

    Wow! Gunpowder! How cool! I've never seen that as a note in ANY fragrance! Not even the Smith & Wesson ones have that listed! :tongue:

    Seriously...I've heard that the EDT is a little brighter...
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    Re: A good pine scent?

    Has anyone smelled the new Bottega Veneta Pour Homme Extreme yet? I liked the pine note in the original....the whole first 5 to 10 seconds that I could actually smell it.
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    Re: The Future of Fragrances

    No feelings hurt. I simply made a comment regarding your belief that "fragrances have too much longevity" and explained why other people might like to have fragrances with BETTER longevity (i.e. -...
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    Re: The Future of Fragrances

    Obviously I'm not worried about MY man card...but perhaps your's should now come into question? :undecided:

    Speaking of opinions being disqualified....I think your comments that I highlighted and...
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    Re: The Future of Fragrances

    Well please, by all means...clue us in as to what they are!

    I honestly think you're in the minority if you think that most fragrances "last too long".



    Maybe if you are unemployed and sit...
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    Re: A Vetiver for summer

    I'd also add DSQUARED He Wood (pretty much the entire line...other than perhaps Silver Wind Wood) as a nice, cheap alternative.
  60. Re: What are your 'workhorse' fragrances?(most versatile)

    I don't really have a "workhorse" frag, per se....but I do have some that are extremely versatile, and that will work in many/most all situations/seasons/occasions:

    Tom Ford for Men
    Bleu de...
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    Re: The Future of Fragrances

    That's already been the trend for the last decade or so, and believe it or not...I actually think we may be closer to the end of that trend than the beginning. In the beginning, it was "cool"...but...
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    Re: A Vetiver for summer

    Guerlain Homme L'Eau Boisee

    Tom Ford Grey Vetiver
  63. Re: In 2015, what's the best alternative to Le Male?

    This is what I was thinking as well. Luna Rossa Extreme is spicier, with the black pepper....but it has the same "lavender/vanilla" drydown, vibe and is similar.
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    Re: Boss Bottled Intense (2015.)

    I like the original and will definitely give this one a try.....I'm just curious if anyone has anything more concrete than "early 2015". Being due out in "early 2015" doesn't tell me much of...
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    Re: What are some masculine desinger scents?

    Tom Ford for Men
    Tom Ford Grey Vetiver
    Bleu de Chanel
    Bvlgari Man/Man Extreme
    Burberry London
    Ralph Lauren Polo/Safari
    Vince Camuto for Men

    are a few more....
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    Re: Is there a "THE" fragrance?

    Well said, and I agree 100%. :thumbsup:



    Interesting take on your reasoning for "why" someone should like, enjoy or appreciate a fragrance/scent. Not sure I completely agree, but I respect...
  67. Re: Guys with 10+ bottles in their collection, do dates/girlfriends/wives/friends look at you funny?

    My guess is that he probably wants to keep his marriage together....so probably not. :wink:
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    Re: Did Ralph Lauren really just do oud?

    Ralph Lauren is laughable based off of one Basenotes member's review of one particular scent?

    Or are you appreciative of the review because he discredited a product that is made by a brand that...
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    Re: Fragrances or fragrance lines with bad names

    cytherian.....you actually tied something together for me, in two separate posts. How ironic.

    Below you mentioned the spoof aimed at Calvin Klein....



    But the irony is Calvin Klein actually...
  70. Re: Fragrances that took a little while to warm up to

    This is one I did a complete 360 on. At first, I couldn't stand it. BUT...hearing how "everybody in the online fragrance community" loves it...I decided to try it, and try it some more. After...
  71. Re: In your opinion, does it take a certain kind of guy to wear Aventus?

    I love these threads where people think they're funnier than they really are..... :rolleyesold:
  72. Re: Looking for cheapies (

    Calvin Klein Eternity Aqua is another one worthy of mention. Similar to Polo Blue, only less expensive.
  73. Re: Looking for cheapies (

    Here's my list. It includes some that have already been mentioned and some other worthwhile ones as well:

    Azzaro Chrome
    Azzaro Visit
    Body Kouros
    Burberry London
    Bvlgari Aqua
    Calvin Klein...
  74. Re: If you were a woman, what men's fragrance would make you swoon?

    Perhaps, I don't know, and don't really care to know. Are you speaking from experience?
  75. Re: If you were a woman, what men's fragrance would make you swoon?

    I think what he was saying was that, as a man, he likes women currently...and that if he was suddenly a woman, that wouldn't change - because he would still like women (meaning, the thought of...
  76. Re: If you were a woman, what men's fragrance would make you swoon?

    Not for Bruce Jenner... :undecided:
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    Re: Calvin Klein's "Reveal Man" Will Be Great

    I agree. I've tried this one twice in the past week, and it surprised me. I actually like it a lot more than I thought I would. Normally, I'm not a big fan of "sweet" scents...and this one is...
  78. Re: Am I the only one who gets good longevity with The One from D&G?

    I get decent longevity from it....around 4-6 hours, which for me, is acceptable....especially for a "night out" type of scent (which is what I consider The One to be). Typically, 4-6 hours is what...
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    Re: Which fragrance would Mr. President wear?

    Past Presidents....something classy, subtle, discreet, sophisticated and professional.

    The current President....something loud, abrasive, off-putting, egocentric and attention mongering...not...
  80. Re: Bottega Veneta Pour Homme Extreme ~ new fragrance

    Does anyone know of any stores in the United States that have this one, or are planning to carry it? And if so, when?

    I asked Nordstrom, which carries the original Bottega Veneta Pour Homme...and...
  81. Re: What are YOUR favorite fragrance reviewers on youtube?

    Pretty good list. I enjoy these as well...even though since Jared (?) left the Fragrance Bros, they aren't nearly as fun or entertaining to watch.

    Kristo (forget his chanel name) also does pretty...
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    Re: Leather and lavender?

    34775

    Ralph Lauren Safari for Men
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    Re: You know you're a basenoter when...

    When you blast and rip the top selling fragrances because they are "too popular" and "too mainstream" rather than for their actual scent.
  84. Re: Which fragrance is a "Hype-king" or "Overhyped"?

    Some that are worthy of the hype in my opinion, are:

    Green Irish Tweed
    L'Homme
    Bleu de Chanel
    Acqua di Gio
    L'Instant de Guerlain
    Gucci Pour Homme II

    And some that are over-hyped in my...
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    Re: Bottega veneta pour homme

    Ahh, I see. OK, I understand what you're saying and that makes sense. Even though I lived through the 80's and wore many of those scents...TODAY...I don't really care for them all that much. Polo...
  86. Re: An Elegant Cologne that Causes Fatal Attraction

    I was going to mention the title as well. "Fatal = causing death"!

    Yes, that was the name of a popular movie....and the reason for the title is because the woman "obsessed" with the man in that...
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    [US + CANADA] Re: WANTED: BOX for L'Eau D'Issey Sport

    It's been about a week, so I just wanted to bump this up.
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    Re: Bottega veneta pour homme

    I'm a little confused. You "DON'T" like the pine smell? Or you "DO" like the pine smell?
  89. Re: Dolce & Gabbana Pour Homme INTENSO is finally out

    Where? This is one that has grown on me, and that I like quite a bit, actually. At 30% off, that makes it almost a no-brainer....
  90. Re: Guess Seductive Homme vs Guess Seductive Homme Blue ?

    I have a bottle of Guess Seductive Homme Blue....and when I bought it, I did a side by side comparison with the original (Seductive Homme). I asked the three female Sales Associates that were...
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    Re: What famous people wear

    While at Saks Fifth Avenue one day, I sampled Creed Royal Oud and was told by the SA that "Prince William wears Royal Oud".

    While searching online to see if this was true, I discovered this...
  92. Poll: Re: Should the mods delete posts about what a religious leader would wear?

    FIXED :thumbsup:
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    Re: Why do you collect fragrances as a hobby?

    Good question, OP. :thumbsup:

    For starters, I generally enjoy more than one scent...and more than one type scent. I am also prone to a bit of anosmia...and by having multiple options, I can not...
  94. Re: What fragrance would L. Ron Hubbard wear?

    Not sure about L. Ron...but Tom Cruise is generally considered one of Scientology's most well known and important people since Hubbard...and Cruise reportedly wears Annick Goutal Eau de Sud, Guerlain...
  95. Re: What fragrance would the Prophet Muhammad wear?

    Not really "trying to prove" anything....other than to ask a question and see what type of answers/reactions we get. I asked a question that also happened to put a theory that some other members had...
  96. Re: What fragrance would the Prophet Muhammad wear?

    That's the beautiful thing about the internet.....you can think what you want, and be wrong all you want. Without knowing the person posting the question personally, without knowing their heart,...
  97. Re: What fragrance would the Prophet Muhammad wear?

    Not at all. Your thread didn't pertain to the Prophet Muhammad...that's a separate thread altogether. Besides, I'm simply asking the question...not making any comments.
  98. Re: What fragrance would the Prophet Muhammad wear?

    No, no...not my intention at all! I've said nothing insulting or harassing at all. I'm simply curious if members have any thoughts on what the Prophet Muhammad would wear. Someone mentioned that a...
  99. What fragrance would the Prophet Muhammad wear?

    Since the "What would Jesus wear?" thread seems to be such a big hit.....I thought it might be interesting to start this thread.

    Since moderators and other members seem to think that the "What...
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    Re: compliments - again

    In VGuillaume's defense (not that he needs me or anyone else to come to his defense)....he was receiving "FACE PALM" responses and suggestions for Secretions Manifiques by ELdO and Mercury by nu_be...
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