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    Re: Avignon... Wow, just wow...

    I ordered once some samples of the full series and found Avignon the less interesting of the 5. I didn't find it repulsive or annoying in any way, just not as amazing as Jaisalmer and Ouarzazate that...
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    Re: Avignon or Zagorsk?

    I tried all the Incense Series and bought Jaisalmer, Zagorsk and Ouarzazate so far (but actually plan to buy them all).

    It's clearly not a popular opinion, but Avignon is the one that I'm the...
  3. Re: Rochas Man,Givenchy Play Intense or YSL le nuit?

    Personally, I'd choose La Nuit De L'Homme. Quite romantic, very good longevity, it's not the one I wear it the most but I definitely don't regret my purchase.
  4. Re: How many sprays of 1 million do you put on in a day?

    1 Million is absolutely nuclear to my nose. 1 spray is way enough and yet I'm sure everybody would notice it with that single spray.
  5. Re: i love these scents which could i love too ? any suggestions ?

    +1 La Nuit de L'Homme
    Bulgari Black
    Body Kouros
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    Re: So glad I found this

    Ahah thanks for your opinion, it made me laugh imagining this scene :grin:



    And thank you for the tip, this brand seems not easily available here in Switzerland but I'll check for it if I go in...
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    Re: So glad I found this

    I personally don't have anything against coconut, but I agree there's something familiar in those two smells. But except if my sense of smell is damaged, I don't detect something coconut-y in this...
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    Re: So glad I found this

    If you're a monoï fan, then yeah I really hope you'll find it !
    I absolutely don't feel unsecure wearing that smell in public, but tell me one thing, though : do you find that smell inappropriate...
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    So glad I found this

    http://www.iam.fashizblack.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/eau-des-vahines-monoi-eau-de-toilette-yves-rocher-27-euros-10709735tgzov_2041.jpg

    Yves Rocher made a very good monoï/tiare showergel a few...
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    Re: 1.7oz or 3.4oz?

    I guess it depends mainly on the size of your collection and how you're using fragrances.
    I have like 20-25 fragrances, I like to collect so I plan to expand my collection more, I don't spray a lot...
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    Re: Sweet Mint?

    CdG Nomad Tea, but I heard it was discontinued so probably hard to find a full bottle.
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    Re: Black afghano wth

    Thank you for answer and too bad, I'd like to find this specific smell in a fragrance...
    Still sounds interesting to me since it's described as dark and strong, but less exciting than I thought.
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    Re: Black afghano wth

    I just have a question about this one : I read this fragrance was designed to smell like afghani haschisch, but does it actually smell like it or at least something near ? Or is that just a selling...
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    Re: Green leaves & Wet asphalt?

    Did you ever try CdG Tea ?
  15. Re: What is your favorite fragrance of all time

    At the moment, it would probably be CdG Jaisalmer.
    I feel so comfortable wearing this, such a peaceful smell.
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    Re: Comme des Garçons Tea vs Tar

    [Quadruple post sorry, didn't think clicking a few times on the "submit" button would actually post it 4 times]
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    Re: Comme des Garçons Tea vs Tar

    [Triple post sorry]
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    Re: Comme des Garçons Tea vs Tar

    [Double post sorry]
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    Re: Comme des Garçons Tea vs Tar

    Well said sir, couldn't have did better, I feel the same way when sniffing those ones.
    I actually tried my Tea sample for the 3rd time today, and I definitely think there's something truly beautiful...
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    Re: Bvlgari Black

    I love that advertisement clip, it suits well the fragrance IMO :


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CJo8Qu90slA&feature=related
  21. Re: ***** Freebie - Paco Rabanne pour Homme *****

    20 of course !
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    Re: YSL's L'homme, or La Nuit De L'homme?

    I have samples of L'Homme and after several tries, it's definitely not for me. So at first, I was a bit skeptical about his flanker, La Nuit, and didn't rush to try it. But when I sniffed it at the...
  23. Re: Molecule 01 by Escentric Molecules (WHAT IN THE WORLD - COMPLEMENTS GALORE)

    I actually tested Molecule 01 in a sample, and a very kind Basenoter proposed to send me a few ml's of 2 home-made Iso E Super dilutions, one is 10% and the other is 15%, and except the beginning...
  24. Re: Molecule 01 by Escentric Molecules (WHAT IN THE WORLD - COMPLEMENTS GALORE)

    Fantastic smell, I love Iso E Super molecule !
    (and I'd probly drop my boxers if I smelled this on a girl)
  25. Re: I received a really nasty comment today on DHI

    Epic ! :grin:
    What an old bitter witch... even if someone in my family or in-laws REALLY smelled like piss, I would never be so rude...
    I can understand why you didn't reply, but since it's her...
  26. Re: Here is my (very small) fragrance collection...help me add to it

    Seems you're inclined towards sweet scents, a nice add to this collection would be Body Kouros in my opinion.
  27. Re: Need Sample suggestions for Spring/Summer from Sephora

    Didn't try yet since I have it for 2 months now, but I'm sure Cartier Déclaration will make a delicious summer frag. Roadster from the same house isn't a bad option either.
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    Re: Your most recent wonderous discovery?...

    I received a sample of Etat Libre d'Orange Nombril Immense yesterday and I have to say it let me stunned.
    I'm not used to patchouli smell and maybe some people could find Nombril Immense "too...
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    Re: Labels missing on samples

    And thanks for confirmation 'starshipvelcro', btw what do you think of White since you just freshly tested it ?
    I found it had a promising beginning, typical CdG in the style, but then something in...
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    Re: Labels missing on samples

    Thanks for answer, Luxe Patchouli has indeed an amber color so that's it !
    I still think that either my sample comes from an old rancid bottle or it simply smells terribly bad, but I don't smell any...
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    Re: Party advice

    Even before I opened the topic, just reading the title I wanted to answer "Body Kouros", now you mentioned it, definitely take this one (but light on the trigger) !
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    Labels missing on samples

    Hi,

    I received today my bottle of Jaisalmer and some samples I wanted with. Now I have a little problem, 2 of them had labels missing, it's CdG White and CdG Luxe Patchouli. My guess is White is...
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    Re: Le Male vs Declaration

    I tried Le Male several times and even if I found it enjoyable at first, it fastly became cloying, boring and even annoying because of that minty note that I can't stand in this fragrance. I'll pass...
  34. Re: Fragrance that smells like INCENSE at a Catholic Funeral?

    I'm surprised no one mentioned it, but CdG Zagorsk is definitely "churchy" to my nose, I would even say "churchier" than Avignon because the latter makes me think too much of Tauer's L'air du Désert...
  35. Poll: Re: Bulgari Pour Homme Soir vs. Bulgari Man - differences

    Absolutely... not.
    Even if they share a soapy vibe rather in the opening, that's not even the same kind of "soapy".
    I clearly prefer Soir, it's much more unique and refined to my nose.
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    Re: Last frag that WOW'ed you ?

    Cartier Déclaration.
    The way my taste changed so fast on this WOW'ed me, indeed : it was "meh" 20 days ago, now I find it absolutely gorgeous !
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    1 Million deodorant

    Hello people,

    I just received the 1 Million bundle pack EdT + deo for christmas. Nice fragrance, not my fav but cool to have as a gift.
    I just have a question about the deodorant : I tested it...
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    Re: Cartier Declaration... new opinions

    I just blind bought it 2 days ago because I found it cheaper than usual.
    First I regretted it a bit, because to me, it smelled like Ck One smells on my stepfather when he's sweating, so I was a bit...
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    Re: One scent theory (not what you think...)

    Well, a one scent signature to be remembered isn't such a bad idea, but I rather use fragrances as "time capsules". I mean, that's ME who want to remember some great moments, and to each of my...
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    Re: Under the radar (designer) winners

    Eau Parfumée au Thé Rouge by Bulgari -
    The "Thé Vert" version is much more discussed here and there, but this one is underrated.
    The opening notes are truly amazing in the way they transcribe a...
  41. Re: Who Would You Choose to Make Your Fragrance?

    Annick Menardo or Alberto Morillas
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    Re: Orange Star by Tauer Perfumes

    I wrote a mini-review of the first try when I received my sample a few months ago :

    This one kept me intrigued all day long. It smells A LOT like a soap I used sometimes but can't remember when or...
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    Re: new YSL collection...

    Probably for the exact same reason Mugler launches, re-launches and re-launches again Angel (mostly the woman's version) and all its flankers in different bottles, names etc. It works quite well with...
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    Re: YSL L'homme Vs. YSL La Nuit De L'homme

    I tried L'Homme several times but it's definitely not for me, to my nose it smells extremely generic and I'm quickly annoyed by it after application.
    However, I have La Nuit de L'Homme and enjoy...
  45. Re: YSL Body Kouros -- Will it work for an high schooler?

    Body Kouros would definitely make you stand out, but if you're planning to wear it at school on a regular/daily basis, in my opinion that's not the best choice, though. L'Homme or La Nuit would be...
  46. Re: What have people told you that you smell like?

    I'm really not sure that she talked about me, but just after I sprayed 3-4 sprays of CdG Tar in my room with door almost closed, my mother, who was in the living room, started to say she smelled some...
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    Re: Your favourite EDT Sport ?

    Wow, really funny you consider it as a "sport" fragrance when personally, I find it dark and romantic, and well appropriate for nights out but would never consider any "sport" relation about it. But...
  48. Re: Wife likes YSL L'homme - what should I get her?

    +1
    I'm almost sure she wouldn't mind to wear a fragrance marketed for men since she proposed you to share it. Go ahead, buy L'HOMME for your... FEMME ! :laugh:
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    Re: CdG Series 6 : Tar - Blind buy worthy ?

    26$ a piece is bargain. I had mine for about 55$ shipping included, so it's not such expensive, though.
    I'll maybe order Skai once, since they also stock it but the other one I really wanted to try...
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    Re: CdG Series 6 : Tar - Blind buy worthy ?

    So I received it Thursday morning and tested it for the past 2 days.
    What I have to say is : yummy yummy ! Very good !
    I was surprised at first spray obviously, but I almost instantly knew it had...
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    Re: Why so much 'non-love' for Chrome?

    This.
    But there's also general "non-love" here for frags I really like and it doesn't prevent me to enjoy them as much as if I didn't read negative reviews.
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    Re: CdG Series 6 : Tar - Blind buy worthy ?

    Thanks guys for the description and personal experiences, it seems it could indeed fit my expectations so I'll order it as soon as I refund my credit card.



    LMAO no, not at all :grin: And if I...
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    Re: CdG Series 6 : Tar - Blind buy worthy ?

    I didn't yet but it's almost the same that you posted in the database reviews, and that's the kind of review that keeps me intrigued. Fresh paved road ? Dried paint ? It fascinates me as fragrance...
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    Re: CdG Series 6 : Tar - Blind buy worthy ?

    Thanks, sounds wonderful to me, that's exactly the kind of thing I expect of that Series :)
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    Re: CdG Series 6 : Tar - Blind buy worthy ?

    LOL, ok I'll do ;)
    But please talk me more about it. What does it smell for real ? Explicitly tar ? Is there a development or it's more a one-sided fragrance (which I don't mind) ?
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    Re: CdG Series 6 : Tar - Blind buy worthy ?

    That's usually my way of thinking, too, but like I said, I really don't see where I could find a sample of this one, sadly.
    It became quite rare to find and even some sites like "Aus Liebe Züm Duft"...
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    CdG Series 6 : Tar - Blind buy worthy ?

    Hey,

    I finally found a website which seems to still carry this fragrance that I always absolutely wanted to try, but never found a place where I could order a sample.
    I know it's not in...
  58. Re: Why doesn't Channel Allure Homme Sport COLOGNE (the best of the allure line) get no love?

    Wonderful fragrance !
    Like said above, it is nothing alike Allure Sport EDT, which I find personally disgusting. Pure lemon juice at the beginning, very refreshing, then dries down to a warm and...
  59. Re: Fake fake fake.....fake fake fake..... Fake from ebay (Disco Version-Creed SMW)

    LMAO at what is writed on the box :grin:

    Ces essences et absoluts de fleurs , de bois, d'épices et d'hespérdes sélectionés, triés er choisis chaque année par notre créateur parfmeur Olivier Creed...
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    Re: I need an upgrade for my axe....

    I have a sample of Pi Neo, and for me, it smells exactly like an intense version of Axe Africa, at least in the topnotes, but if I well remember it didn't change so much, just becomes more smooth.
  61. Re: My girlfriend's first fragrance for 19 year old

    What about Lolita Lempicka ? It fits well the words "fun and seductive" and is kinda foody with its anise/candy notes.
  62. Re: What's your favorite citrus cologne and why?

    Allure Homme Sport Cologne Sport because of the blast of pure lemon at the beginning, which becomes a pleasant and clean "out of the shower" warm citrus smell then.
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    Re: How do you rotate your fragrances?

    I can't wear a fragrance several days in a row because I simply don't smell it well after just one repeated wearing, so I almost always wear a different scent than the past day.
    I mainly choose my...
  64. Re: What is your current fascination/temptation as of today?

    Molecule 01 - Single note scents don't bother me and this one is just fantastic ! Too much expensive, though, I wasn't very inclined to spend the 100$ required. But thanks to a very kind basenoter, I...
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    Re: Body Kouros vs. La Nuit de L'Homme

    I own and like them both. About longevity, the 2 last very long, however I think BK projects a bit more since it's very... "dense" when La Nuit is still strong but a bit more subtle.
    My personal fav...
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    Re: Chanel Allure Homme Sport Cologne EDC

    I find this one a little refreshing and classy gem. That's funny you mention Voyage d'Hermes because when I tested it, I had the exact same reaction, unfortunately I didn't have the chance to try it...
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    Poll: Re: Best Summer AQUAtic !!

    On your list : Live Jazz
    Hot weather and aquatic ? Bulgari Aqva. I know it's so common to recommend this one but honestly, it works perfectly when the sun's shining.
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    Re: CdG Incense Series 3: Jaisalmer

    Jaisalmer is wonderful and very evocative. Spicy, very dry like a desert, with a good amount of what I perceive as tree sap.
    Should lasts longer, though, but maybe the longevity would be better if I...
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    Re: Jazz by YvesSaintLaurent

    My brother wears Jazz probably on a daily basis (I don't see him very often but he always wore that when we met so...) and honestly I think it's one of the few fragrances that makes me nauseating...
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    Re: Bang Bang by Marc Jacobs

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=94gAq_J8Hls&feature=player_profilepage

    If ad campaign contains that song, I buy it blind !
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    Re: Are they different in anyway?

    EDT Cologne seems to be a confusing name and since it's called EDT, I wouldn't think further. The only thing you should check if it's not called "spray" is if it actually has a sprayer or if it's...
  72. Re: Does Kouros and Body Kouros smells similar? Body Kouros a flanker of Kouros?

    Yes !
  73. Re: Whats your favourite Yves Saint Laurent fragrance ?

    Body Kouros, yum ! But I should give a fair try to M7 again, tho...
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    Re: First compliment ever

    Same here, I almost never wear a scent 2 days in a row, so at least if one of my fragrances would really offend anyone, she/he doesn't have to endure it daily :grin:
    And just like you said, there's...
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    Re: First compliment ever

    Sure, was a great way to start the day !



    Hehe I see what you mean :wink: But I think I'll stick with that amount at least at work, if I'm noticed yet, I wouldn't like it turns cloying
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    First compliment ever

    Female co-worker : -Could I ask what's your fragrance ?
    Me : -Oh, you like it ?
    -Yes, what is it ?
    -Do you know the Thierry Mugler brand ?
    -Ehm, no.
    -Well, that's from it, it's simply called...
  77. Re: Lolita Lempicka (for her)? Guys wear it too!

    Whenever I smell this gorgeous elixir on a woman, I'm totally charmed.
    I usually don't really ask strangers what they wear, but when I smelled this one on a perfect stranger, I HAD to ask her what...
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    Re: Bvlgari pour homme deceptive longevity!

    It depends on a few factors, mainly heat because like most (if not all) of fragrances it tends to get heavier when your body temperature gets higher, but I perceive it by whiffs usually all day long,...
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    Re: Bvlgari pour homme deceptive longevity!

    I had to train a bit to be able smelling it all the way long. First few times I did wear it, I had the same reaction than OP with people telling me how much they could smell it when I was sure...
  80. Re: Bulgari Soir... A compliment...kind of...

    Soir is a solid rock in my wardrobe, and it seems, indeed, very appreciated by the ladies.
    It's strange how it starts a bit soapy and very fresh to become something so earthy and natural. I wore it...
  81. Re: How long do you wait after spraying on your fragrance before you go out?

    Your fragrance is obviously not the problem in that case, she's clearly a b**ch and want to show it to the world.
    But if you wanna know my answer at your question, though, I don't especially care...
  82. Re: Can't smell Molecule 01 nor Molecule 02 :(

    I actually smell very well M01 with 3 sprays for long hours and it's very persistent but never aggressive. It surprised me, indeed, since a lot of people tell it vanished then came back again but I...
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    Poll: Re: Pick my next blind buy!

    I voted Ice*Men but I hesitated with Roadster, though.
  84. Re: Fragrances that smell wonderful...but you don't want to smell like it. (Mens/Unisex only)

    No, indeed, I don't get these age things, and if something is nice but "too much" on a note, then I probably won't call it "wonderful" but "interesting". And when I smell something I like, I don't...
  85. Re: Fragrances that smell wonderful...but you don't want to smell like it. (Mens/Unisex only)

    When I have the chance to find a fragrance that smells "wonderful" to me (and believe me it doesn't happen everyday), I usually can't find a reason not to wear it.
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    Re: Amen Theirry Mugler

    Yeah, first times I tried this one I thought it was something I would avoid forever, now I couldn't say I love it but I find it quite good and even if I wouldn't buy a bottle, I enjoy earing my...
  87. Re: Have you ever asked/complimented another man on what he was wearing.....and what was it?

    I think you misunderstood me or maybe I didn't well choose my words since I usually talk in french. What I meant is some people (not me) think fragrances are ONLY made to seduce (just look at the...
  88. Re: Have you ever asked/complimented another man on what he was wearing.....and what was it?

    +1 but I have to admit I prefer to know the guy well before askin that to him, when I don't mind to ask that to a unknown lady.
    That's stupid, but I think some guys could have some weird ideas about...
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    Re: Molecule 01 : is it THAT simple ?

    Oh nice, thanks for the sitting time, I'll definitely let it sit for a few weeks so. Personally, I smelled Molecule 01 by a sample I ordered from LuckyScent, but I guess you won't order one just to...
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    Re: L'Instant Guerlain EDT

    It also seems strange to me that so much Basenoters have difficulty finding the EDP, here in Europe you almost always find him just next to the EDT on the shelves. Well, so I guess it's a shame I...
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    Re: Molecule 01 : is it THAT simple ?

    Well thank you a lot for your answer, I'll order the stuff as soon as possible and try that. It maybe won't work well the 1st time but I'll do it trial and error, hoping one day I'll have a very...
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    Re: Molecule 01 : is it THAT simple ?

    Ok thank you :wink:

    And I have some other questions : can I do the mix in the bottle or should I use a receptacle for the "sitting time" ?

    And if someone here did this fragrance yet, could...
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    Molecule 01 : is it THAT simple ?

    Hey,
    I recently tried Molecule 01 and was absolutely stunned by such a beautiful smell, and thought "I NEED that smell !", but as you can guess, I'm very reluctant to pay +100$ for one single...
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    Re: Is Le Male worth the buy?

    Simply answered : no.
    But I should add that it would be stupid not to enjoy a fragrance you like just because a lot of people here didn't recommend you to buy it. Just try some other vanillas as...
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    Re: Empty sample vials

    0,66$ (with shipping) actually if I order 50 on http://accessoriesforfragrances.com/

    Maybe you know a cheaper european-based site which would allow me not to pay 1/3 of total price in shipping ?...
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    Empty sample vials

    Hey folks,

    When I ordered my samples from LuckyScent, I knew it would come in dab vials but now I think it's not very convenient to use and I'm unable to have a decent longevity when I do dab....
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    Re: sorry, i cant help it..but B*Men>A*Men

    I don't really think it has something to do with being noob, just a matter of taste, but I also prefer/own B*Men rather than A*men.
    I still can't believe such a good fragrance was discontinued when...
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    Poll: Re: kenzo power or ysl l'homme?

    That
  99. Re: Prototype, surprising, particularly, strange scent

    Odeur 53, that smells like a bunch of dust on some electronic devices (when you put your nose on skin). Not bad, just plain weird.
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    Re: "Churchy" smell fragrance

    CdG Zagorsk smells "churchier" than Avignon to my nose (and my conception of what a church smells, of course)
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