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    Re: SOTD: Satureday, December 29th, 2012

    A*Men
  2. Re: Has anyone tried the Creed Aventus hair and body wash?

    What about this instead? http://www.creedboutique.com/161-aventus-soap.html

    I had an OV soap once and it was probably the best soap I've ever used. Then again, prices on the soaps back then...
  3. Re: Bad experience with Amazon seller - advice appreciated

    Since it was an individual and not amazon, they would hopefully be willing to correct their mistake no matter what Amazon's official policies are.
  4. Re: Bad experience with Amazon seller - advice appreciated

    Did you get it directly from amazon or a seller on amazon?
  5. Re: Question About Designer Testers at the Mall

    I don't think they're watered down. I've ordered testers online and haven't had a bad experience yet. However, I do wonder if all the bright lights around tester bottles at the mall might compromise...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Got a compliment on Versace PM yesterday while at a Mongolian BBQ waiting in line to have my dish prepared.
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    Re: Today I bought: December 2012

    Aww thanks old buddy!!! I'm really glad to see that you guys are still around!
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    Re: Today I bought: December 2012

    MIKE!!! Hi :). Just getting back into smellies again.
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    Re: what scent won't you buy again?

    I don't buy anything I don't love, but by the ends of certain bottles i just know I don't be picking any more up. Right now it's:

    Rochas Man
    John Variations Artisan
    Clean Men Shower Fresh...
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    Re: Today I bought: December 2012

    A*Men gift set with deo stick and shower gel.
  11. Re: Has anyone randomly and immediately decided that you needed a certain fragrance?

    Well, not exactly. I don't have a ton of disposable income, and I have other hobbies to think about, so my frag purchases aren't done on a spur of the moment whim like I experienced yesterday. ...
  12. Has anyone randomly and immediately decided that you needed a certain fragrance?

    I know I've been MIA for awhile, popping in randomly. I still wear fragrance every day and enjoy them, but I haven't really been eager to go out sniffing or trying anything new.

    Yesterday I was...
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    Re: Clean Simply Soap

    Bump! Price dropped to $25 shipped.

    - - - Updated - - -

    $20 shipped?
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    Re: new fragrance: Hanae Mori HiM

    I tried it and really liked it. However, I know of a scent that smells eerily similar for a fraction of the price: sweet cinnamon pumpkin from bath and body works!
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    Re: Baby Steps

    I haven't been here in ages...so that has helped me lol. I decided I was going to cut my wardrobe down drastically to maybe only 6 bottles. I've been slowly finishing off everything or giving away...
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    Clean Simply Soap

    Hi y'all! I'm selling a 30ml bottle of Clean Simply Soap. It's about 97% full. It's a wonderful clean and fresh scent that either men or women could wear, but it just doesn't work with my...
  17. Re: Another "what should I wear on a date" thread

    I was thinking the men's version.
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    Re: Budget scents.. any good?

    Axe :)
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    Re: Your favorite soapy frags ?!?

    Interesting blog entry: http://perfumeshrine.blogspot.com/2010/07/soapy-fragrances-more-than-just-matter.html
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    Re: Steam clean, white and dressy

    What about Gendarme? Also, you might try Clean Fresh Laundry and Clean Warm Cotton. Although marketed to women, they just smell...well...CLEAN to me!
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    Re: Your favorite soapy frags ?!?

    I don't think I've sniffed any from the Clean line that I didn't like. They all smell soapy in different ways. For example, Shower Fresh smells like a Irish Spring type soap, while the original...
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    Re: SOTD; Friday, March 16, 2012

    Musc Ravageur
  23. Re: Another "what should I wear on a date" thread

    OK, I spent the morning mulling over both MR and Brit. I chose MR, and I'm glad I did. I don't wear this very much because I'm trying to conserve what little of this I have left. I should just...
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    Re: Mugler Cologne Appreciation Thread :)

    Longevity on me is fairly good, however it does wear close to the skin unless you bathe in it.
  25. Re: Another "what should I wear on a date" thread

    Hehe, again, I'm a woman :). And the funny thing, I can't remember what I wore on our first date!!! I wasn't stressing about it then because I honestly didn't think we were going to hit it off as...
  26. Re: Another "what should I wear on a date" thread

    Hehehe the responses are across the board! I haven't worn MR in ages...that might be a good idea...
  27. Re: Another "what should I wear on a date" thread

    I'm a chick...dude... :)
  28. Another "what should I wear on a date" thread

    Check out my wardrobe and make up my mind for me. I'm going on a 2nd date with a woman I met a couple weeks ago. As of now I'm not sure what we'll be doing, but I'm guessing dinner/drinks/walking...
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    Re: Bvlgari Black

    I didn't think there was any leather in BB?
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    Re: Mugler Cologne Appreciation Thread :)

    One of the first things I noticed when spraying from my new bottle was that the atomizer sounded the same as the old one. It has a distinct sound...and I can't really describe it. All the while I...
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    Re: burbery brit

    Love it...although I wore it just the other day and it became quite cloying, even though I wore the same number of sprays as usual. It wasn't enough to put me off of it, but I'll have to remember to...
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    Re: SOTD; Thursday, March 15, 2012

    http://i142.photobucket.com/albums/r87/impychick/mugler.jpg
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    Re: Dior Homme smells like make up??

    See this is how long I've been out of the fragrance game, I didn't know there WAS a new formulation! I might have to seek this out. I've been on a buying spree lately...why stop now?
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    Re: Mugler Cologne Appreciation Thread :)

    I'm wearing it at work today and have already gotten 3 compliments and it's barely past noon!

    Renato - that's a good description, too!
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    Re: Dior Homme smells like make up??

    I have a makeup bag full of old makeup that I really need to throw away. I don't wear much of it anymore at all, plus it's just...well...old! When I first smelled DH it reminded me of that makeup...
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    Re: Mugler Cologne Appreciation Thread :)

    Creed OV is fantastic too, but for me MC is more "wearable." Like I can spritz some MC on and go about my day, but when I wear OV there's this constant reminder that I'm wearing a fragrance. I know...
  37. Re: is it worth buying big bottles? (i.e. 6.7 oz)

    I have a relatively small collection, and in the past I've bought 6.7oz bottles of CK one and CK be. I finished the whole bottles, and in the case of CK be I've also gone through a couple 100ml...
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    Mugler Cologne Appreciation Thread :)

    I typically limit myself to one new fragrance in the fall/winter and one new fragrance in the spring/summer. Yesterday I was thinking about what I'd like for my spring fragrance. My thoughts fell...
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    Re: Bvlgari Black

    This sums up my feelings exactly! Several months ago I got a back-up bottle when I heard the discontinuation rumors. I bet I can count on one hand the times I've worn it since. I do still love it,...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, March 14, 2012

    Yep, it's Pi. The radio personalities were just talking about their favorite pies as how they were going to celebrate lol.
  41. Re: Admit it! Who has tried Axe Anarchy for women...and liked it??

    Hi Shades!! *hug*
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, March 14, 2012

    I heard it on the radio as "National Pie (Pi) Day," and that was before I picked my SOTD so that sealed it for me :D.
  43. Re: Ok... funtime... What was your teenage frag and do you still like it?

    I also just remembered that I wore other "drug store" cheapie fragrances, namely Aspen for Women, Lady Stetson, Tribe, ici, and Ghost Myst. On into my later high school years when I got my first job...
  44. Re: Admit it! Who has tried Axe Anarchy for women...and liked it??

    Indeed. I saw a commercial for it a few weeks ago and it piqued my interest but forgot about it until I saw it at CVS. I've bought Axe in the past with intent on using as my deo for layering...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, March 14, 2012

    *Sigh* You gentlemen disappoint me. There is only one fragrance to wear today, March 14th. My SOTD: Givenchy Pi.
  46. Admit it! Who has tried Axe Anarchy for women...and liked it??

    *raises hand*

    I was in CVS the other day picking up a few odds and ends and I came across Axe Anarchy for women. I was curious, and sprayed just a bit on the back of my hand. I liked it! I...
  47. Re: Ok... funtime... What was your teenage frag and do you still like it?

    Coty's Vanilla Musk :). I haven't smelled it in years.

    mumsy - when I was in college I used to wear Charlie Red, and my roommates wore the original Charlie and Charlie White!
  48. Re: Chrome: The Definition of "Hot Synthetic Mess"

    To me Chrome smells like a more metallic and masculine CK1.
  49. What smells like Lemon Lavender from Yankee Candle???

    I'm currently OBSESSED with Lemon Lavender from Yankee Candle. I have the candle burning in my office right now, several candles at home, and the car jar (appropriately) in my car. If anyone is...
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    Re: New EDT - Calvin Klein Shock

    Smelled it tonight. It wasn't bad. It reminded me a LOT of La Nuit de L'homme. I also smelled the women's version, and that was like a fruitier CK be. I liked it better than the men's version,...
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    Re: Ck One Shock!!!!!!!!!!!

    I'm so gonna sniff this one out tomorrow. Macy's, y'all say?
  52. Thread: CK Be

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    Re: CK Be

    Haters gonna hate! CK be for life!

    Seriously though, this will probably be a staple in my wardrobe for as long as I can get my hands on it.
  53. Re: Name a Personal Gem that never gets mentioned here.

    Avon Tomorrow

    It reminds me a LOT of Rochas Man, only a bit more amber-y. You can find it for under $10 online.
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    Re: shameless plug...this did the trick!

    LMAO!!!!!!!!!! This totally made my day.

    Unfortunately, y'all, like I mentioned in that other thread she's married. I'm really not trying to persue anything w/ her. She's a safe crush, know...
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    shameless plug...this did the trick!

    I have a lil crush on my personal trainer. Some might remember this thread:...
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    Re: YOUR night-out fragrance

    Rochas Man
    Bvlgari Black
    Burberry Brit
    Musc Ravageur
    Givinchy Pi

    I like my vanillas :). I may just have to give Tobacco Vanille a try!!
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    Re: Order Mugler Pure Havane Now!!!!

    My local Nordies has it...or maybe they just had a tester & didn't have any in stock. My fave SA gave me a spritz on a piece of paper (I usually test on my skin, but I was heading out to a personal...
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    Re: What cologne says "I have money"

    If I'm remembering the story correctly... According to one of Indie Guy's patrons Creed Original Vetiver is what one wears when they "come from money."
  59. Re: You can now 'Thank' users for their post

    Wow! "Thanks" for using my suggestion, Grant!
  60. Re: Whats your Favorite Body Wash/ Shampoo / Deodorant of a Cologne?

    Agreed. I also like Gaultier2 shower gel more than the original frag, & I like that one a lot.
  61. Re: Anyone knowledgeable in brands of perfume oils?

    Thanks for the suggestions! Neither one is it, though, as far as I can tell. The bottles were square-ish. I'm PRETTY sure they were clear.

    Ugh. I'm sorely tempted to turn my room upside down...
  62. Anyone knowledgeable in brands of perfume oils?

    I can't believe I've never asked about this here, being that this is kind of my holy grail. Around 1998, I had a perfume oil that I can't for the life of me remember where I got it. It may have...
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    Re: Current thoughts on Acqua Di Gio

    I've never owned this, & never really had any friends that owned it. Of course I've given it a few test sprays when I'm out sniffin', but it's just too much like Reaction (which I love) to buy. ...
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    Re: Criminal Minds!!!

    This is my favorite show, & the first thing I thought of was the movie "Perfume." I actually watch the show every week w/ a group of people in a chat room, & someone else figured out what the unsub...
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    Re: The Future of Bvgalri Black????

    Just ordered a back-up bottle :(. Better safe than sorry, I guess.
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    Re: Which Scent Do You Keep in Your Car?

    I don't keep bottles in my car, but I do keep 5ml atomizers in my bag at all times. The ones I keep are: Bvlgari Black, Gaultier2, Clinique Happy, CK Be, & KC Reaction.
  67. Re: What defines your daily choice of fragrance?

    Sometimes I'll wake up w/ an immediate craving & that's what I'll reach for (today is the first pretty mild day in a long time & I was craving Issey Summer). That's typically how I chose my daily...
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    Re: Soap/Body Wash

    Body washes: Neutrogena Rainbath, St. Ives Oatmeal & Shea butter

    Soaps: Oil of Olay, Dove, Every Man Jack Citrus Scrub
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    Re: Y'know, I'm starting to like it!

    The first time I sampled Burberry Brit I thought it was horrible. Weeks later, something told me to sample it again. It started growing on me, & about a month later I sprung for a 100ml bottle of...
  70. Re: Searching for a patchouli scent with an ambery/vanilla dry down.

    If you want a fine scent that won't break the bank, I highly suggest Avon Tomorrow. Lots of patchouli, cocoa, & amber. It was my SOTE last night & I forgot how much I loved it.
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    Re: Favorite use of raspberry note.

    The raspberry note in Clean Man gives it a bit of a bubblegum feel mixed with the soap. I love it :).
  72. Re: What are You Wearing for New Year's Eve?

    Either Bvlgari Black or M7.
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    Re: Burberry London Question

    Sorry, this is wrong. I buy testers all the time from online retailers and I have never had a problem with half empty bottles or bad juice.

    As for London, Picollo since you mentioned your friend...
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    Re: Least offensive fragrances

    +1

    Also, Mugler Cologne, CK be, Gendarme
  75. Re: since it's clear we're all in love with...

    I'm surprised no one has mentioned CK One yet.
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    Re: Givenchy PI, Man Or Woman Fragrance?

    As a woman who wears lots of men's fragrances, it's hard for me to answer this. I just think it's a beautiful scent, & I've gotten many compliments on it. It's just one of those frags that smells...
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    Re: Clinique Happy vs Clean Shower Fresh

    You're right...Happy doesn't smell "soapy" per se...but it has always struck me as a very clean fragrance, perhaps because of the citrus and fresh musk. Shower fresh doesn't smell that soapy at...
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    Re: What does Santa Claus wear?

    I can see him stealing sprays from Mrs. Claus' bottle of Pink Sugar just so he can smell like cookies and candy.
  79. Re: Lolita Lempicka Au Masculin: any other fans out there?

    It had been one of my favorites for years. I've gotten some great compliments on it. I remember when I first tried it on I thought I smelled like a sexy Good N Plenty :).
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    Re: Date Tonight....

    I actually got a lot of unwanted attention one night while wearing SMW. This acquaintance of mine was practically molesting me, & would have gone a lot farther if I had let her. I know it's mostly...
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    Re: Batting for the other team...

    Bump :). It was foodie scents I was responding to! I walked around the corner in the locker room & was greated by something sooooooooooo delicious. A woman was there packing up & I asked her if...
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    Re: Ladies, do you wear men's scents?

    Completely agreed. It was actually the men's Happy that made me realize that there was an entire realm of fragrances I had ignored for years!

    I wear tons of men's & unisex frags. My favorites:
    ...
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    Clinique Happy vs Clean Shower Fresh

    Is it just me, or do these two smell strikingly similar? Happy uses lime & Shower Fresh uses lemon in the top, but other than that I think they're pretty interchangable. Also, on me, Shower Fresh...
  84. Re: What to wear to a session w/ a rather hot personal trainer?

    I remember reading about that!! I follow her on facebook & twitter...I watch BL...and I have a handful of her fitness dvds. She's rather awesome. And...rather hot. And...she's bi :).

    I had my...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, December 17, 2010

    Gaultier2 :)
  86. Re: What to wear to a session w/ a rather hot personal trainer?

    Me too...meeeee toooooo.

    I'm still cracking up about how many people seem to have a) not noticed the lil female symbol by my name & b) all the other posts in this thread relating to my gender.
    ...
  87. Re: What to wear to a session w/ a rather hot personal trainer?

    Oh. My. God. I am sooooo jealous! I love her!!! How did you get so lucky??

    Slim - yeah I guess I did take a bit of a hiatus. It wasn't on purpose, really, I was just focused on other things....
  88. Re: What to wear to a session w/ a rather hot personal trainer?

    OK. After some consideration I think I'm gonna go w/ Indie's advice, kind of. I have some Gaultier2 shower gel & matching massage oil that I wear like regular perfume oil. I think I'm gonna shower...
  89. Re: What to wear to a session w/ a rather hot personal trainer?

    Ooh yes ody, that one is definitely on my "to try" list. I had forgotten about that!
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    Re: "Thanks" feature

    "Thanks" Grant :).
  91. Re: How did I do this re: basenotes & facebook?

    This is weird, Grant, I don't see the Facebook "Like" button on my page! I'll try on a different browser in a bit. Perhaps it's just not showing up & I misclicked when I tried to click the reply...
  92. Re: What to wear to a session w/ a rather hot personal trainer?

    I'm CRACKING UP!!! Especially @ Quiptos' picture :D.

    Anyhow, time to go shave my chest & work on my rippling abs!
  93. Re: How did I do this re: basenotes & facebook?

    If I recall correctly I was @ work when I noticed this (we can surf the net during our minimal downtime). I know what you mean about touch screens, though. I MAY have done it when I was on my...
  94. Re: What to wear to a session w/ a rather hot personal trainer?

    Ooh thanks! I actually DO have both CK be & Bulgari Black body products (CK be deo & BB soap). I guess if I wear CK be as my SOTD I could "freshen up" w/ the CK be deo before I go in. That Eau The...
  95. Re: What to wear to a session w/ a rather hot personal trainer?

    Well, I'm not planning on spritzing anything right before I go in or anything like that. It's just going to be remnants of my SOTD, the same as I do when I go to the gym on any other day.
  96. Re: What to wear to a session w/ a rather hot personal trainer?

    LOL yeah I threw up a lil in my mouth when I read that!
  97. How did I do this re: basenotes & facebook?

    The other day, I was browsing basenotes. Then I started browsing facebook. I noticed on my fb profile, I had "liked" a post from basenotes that I had been lurking on. I didn't purposely click...
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    Re: Batting for the other team...

    You guys complely rock! I can't wait to go sniffing after the holiday madness. I'm scared to venture out at this point, lol. But I'll have something to look foward to! I'll definitely report back...
  99. Re: A fragrance that smells like "soap"- clean, smooth & elegant

    I agree w/ Quarry's Clean Ultimate suggestion. Actually, seek out as many of the Clean line as you can, even the men's stuff. That whole line is fabulous. If I recall correctly, I think my...
  100. Re: What fragrance most smells like a stripper?

    When I think of strippers, I think of the one strip club I've ever been to & there the strippers wore coconut-scented body oil. To me, coconut = suntan lotion, & suntan lotion = Bond Fire Island.
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