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    Re: arpege lanvin pour homme

    As you like sweet scents it is quite likely that you'd enjoy this one.
  2. Re: On the whole " That fragrance smells dated thing" or " generic" even..

    Generic I'd call something that is a little bland, smells similar to many other things but can't compete with the best of the lot, middle of the road, etc.

    Dated would be something like Eternity...
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    Re: How many options do you have per season?

    Plenty (around 100-150). I don't sort them by season. Sweeter oriental/vanilla/gourmand scents are the only scents that I mostly only wear when it's cooler, otherwise everything whenever.
  4. Re: Designer scents get more compliments than niche scents?

    Now this sounds pretty awesome!
  5. Re: Give me your criticisms on my next purchases (beginner on a small budget).

    If you can, try it first. It may not be for you. It's perhaps not the most easy to like scent.

    Haven't smelled the rest but, frankly, it's stuff I wouldn't bother with. All Ferrari/celebrity...
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    Re: Scottish results scents?

    Yes - Exceptional...because you are
    No - Old Spice
  7. Re: Ever asked a person who was of the same sex what they were wearing? If so, how did you approach

    I wouldn't ask anybody I didn't know at all or who isn't clearly a gay man that is already giving me the look.
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    Re: Do anyone else NOT want monster sillage?

    I'm happy with projection. Sillage is of no concern to me unless someone leaves some rather unpleasant sillage in an elevator or the bathroom.
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    Re: Woods of Windsor Reformulation ?

    I don't know the vintage but enjoyed the newer version.
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    Re: Versace L`homme deserves 20 € ?

    The new(er) version doesn't.
  11. Re: Your picks of the O. Polge/Menardo type sweets?

    Dior and Jaipur Homme, Black, Power Cologne.
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    Re: what would the sons of anarchy wear?

    Nothing. Their colors reek of old sweat, motor oil, gasoline and urine.

    Then again the main character was a bit metro. He'd wear Aventus.
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    Re: Can a man wear female fragrances?

    Quite a few men wear female fragrances that smell, according to their noses, like men's/unisex (and seeing as they smell that way, there's not much to it), some may even wear perfumes that smell very...
  14. Re: Describe the following 3 fragrances as creatively as you can in 25 words or less

    1) Kouros by Yves Saint Laurent - The old man and the pee, between Toilet Duck and another man's sack.
    2) Aventus by Creed - I was wearing royal pineapple but didn't get any compliments.
    3) 1...
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    Re: Fleur du Male vs Fahrenheit 32

    Both good but perhaps not blind buy material. Prefer 32 out of the 2.

    I'd also recommend Fleur du Male Cologne over the EDT version, unless you enjoy orange blossom followed by a long vanilla...
  16. Re: "And the fragrances) I dislike the most are..."

    Probably Obsession. Just something sickening about it. Every time I tried it I had to wash it off. The Dreamer also was a scrubber. Lacoste pour Homme. Nautica Voyage can annoy as well, as can...
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    Re: How much do you think Creed actually makes?

    http://www.funsponge.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/scrooge-mcduck.jpg
  18. Poll: Re: --------->Guys, do you follow gender classification with fragrances?

    I think it is confusing. I almost broke my Zimmer frame thinking about it.

    a) I wear scents marketed as men's only (no matter if they smell unisex or even feminine - smell is not a concern here)...
  19. Poll: Re: --------->Guys, do you follow gender classification with fragrances?

    I'm not even sure what the difference between them is.



    Unless unisex here means any fragrance marketed as unisex, even if, or rather specifically, more feminine smelling.

    Surely d should...
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    Re: Back to the classics: suggestions!

    900, JHL, Havana, Quorum, Montana Parfum d'Homme, Grey Flannel, Escada, Salvador Dali, Guerlain Vetiver, Insense, Knize Ten, Antaeus, Maxim's, Moustache, Tabac, Fendi, Van Gils,...
  21. Thread: Gender rating

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    Re: Gender rating

    Not surprised that Carnal Flower is seen as feminine. I wasn't aware that it was sold as unisex. Very floral. Even when the girlfriend wore it I was surprised that she would sport such a fragrance...
  22. Poll: Re: --------->Guys, do you follow gender classification with fragrances?

    C. That said, my pour Homme fragrances vastly outnumber the pour Femme ones and I wear them more often.
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    Re: Grey Flannel and Fahrenheit

    Many of them do, more or less. People will smell them as vanilla heavy scents. We're talking about differences here that are like say between Madonna and Kylie Minogue, not like between Slayer and...
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    Re: I really hate the note yuzu.

    I <3 Oyedo.
  25. Poll: Re: How many of you are "serious collectors?" POLL.

    No, but I am considering it. After the millions roll in.
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    Re: Grey Flannel and Fahrenheit

    An excellent scent that reminded me of Fahrenheit.
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    Re: Does civet smell bad?

    Civets probably like it a lot.
  28. Re: Ordered ONE 75 ml Creed, received TWO bottles. Any advice?

    This is exactly why I would not interfere with my good (as recipient of Aventus) or Creed's karma.
  29. Re: Classic gentlemen scents on a young guy, what do you think?

    It's probably a good idea to smell a bit more mature in Rotherham.

    If you enjoy them, wear them. If all the youngsters wrinkle their noses and say you stink then wear them in private, unless you...
  30. Re: Ordered ONE 75 ml Creed, received TWO bottles. Any advice?

    You could always send them a mail to make yourself feel better

    Dear Creed,
    wow! Thanks for the bottles of Aventus!
    Awesome scent, I esp like the royal pineapple.
    Your happy customer
  31. Re: Ordered ONE 75 ml Creed, received TWO bottles. Any advice?

    I would think Creed is being very generous for once. I'm sure they still made profit even when sending 2 bottles for the price of one.
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    Re: MiP discontinued

    You are not.
  33. Thread: Aramis Devin

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    Re: Aramis Devin

    I like Aramis, Havana, 900, Tuscany, JHL, even New West is ok, but I sold my bottle of Devin. I can't remember it too well but at the time I found it a little dull/joyless.
  34. Re: How does your significant other deal with your fragrance habits?

    Likes some, dislikes some. Otherwise no complaints.
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    Re: Being Ridiculed for Wearing Fragrances as a Man

    I'm a bit surprised that we haven't enquired about what perfumes caused such reactions.

    Surely it were not 12 shots of One Man Show?



    :grin:
  36. Re: Bvlgari Man in Black: a better quality incense-y Spicebomb!

    Will try it if I see it. I quite like the original Man, a decent, mainstream, fitting in scent. Man Extreme if found really boring when I tried it.
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    Re: Being Ridiculed for Wearing Fragrances as a Man

    Can't say that has happened to me. I'd say seduce their girlfriends/wives.
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    Poll: Re: Are you a foodie?

    Nope, but my partner is. Personally I think that preparing food should never take up more time than eating it.
  39. Re: Alright which one of you was this? (Kicked off plane...Dior)

    It surely would improve the smell inside a plane, compared to the mix of flatulence, feet and half rotten sandwiches that we get now.
  40. Re: Alright which one of you was this? (Kicked off plane...Dior)

    At least they let sick people on that cough in your face for hours, when they're not blowing their nose.
  41. Re: What masculine fragrances have statistically heavy or loud sillage?

    Giorgio Beverly Hills, Le Male, Bijan, Van Gils, Sung.
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    Re: Fragrance ratings by a visitor

    Really?
    https://encrypted-tbn2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSgaeGR3kbVbQcBQCl0QNCL_sVbE7pYRZVwqLl6rhjrfGWkA9xdPwhttp://www.austinfilm.org/image/art-house/nosferatu.jpg...
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    Re: $4000 to spare on colognes! What would you buy?

    I wouldn't buy anything that's more expensive than what I'm usually happy to spend on smelly water.

    I'd probably buy Dior Leather Oud (have a large sample), Jules, Montale Dark Aoud (maybe), Oud...
  44. Re: I love Juniper Berries! Recommend me some some strong & lasting scents

    Don't like them anymore as I managed to fight my juniper addiction but for a cheap fix, Azzaro Silver Black and Davidoff Silver Shadow Altitude.
    Cerruti 1881 as well if I remember right.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, August 25, 2014

    This morning (very nice but I don't find this unisex enough to wear myself anymore)...
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    Re: Looking for something unusual

    Caron Le Troisieme Homme
    Kenzo Jungle L'Elephant
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    Re: underrated/overrated fragrance houses

    Overrated - Thierry Mugler, Gucci.
  48. Re: Denizens of cheap fragrances spanning all scent categories: lend me your wisdom

    DSquared2 He Wood Rocky Mountain Wood.
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    Re: Change of heart for Terre d'Hermes

    Did 2 180s from like to what was I thinking, Aqua Marine and Le Male.
  50. Re: Out of all these which is your favorites and least favorites....

    Good
    YSL Kouros
    Dior Homme Intense
    Ralph Lauren Polo
    Chanel Pour Monsieur
    A* Men
    M7


    Bad
  51. Re: Comme des Garçons parfums*PARFUMS Series 1: Leaves

    I liked Tea. If it was sold for a better price I'd buy it.
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    Re: Fragrant religion

    I thought its name was Creed.
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    Re: is fragrance a luxury good?

    That was one special offer though for one fragrance out of thousands. Also cheap chic Berlin...they probably had to lower the price so much to sell any of it :evil:
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    Re: is fragrance a luxury good?

    Yes. If you would be poor you would spend nothing/very little on fragrances, if you're rich you may spend a lot (if interested in them), thus perfumes are a typical luxury good.
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    Re: Best branded male fragrance

    http://www.budiloonen.com/wp-content/uploads/lemale.jpg
  56. Re: Is Chanel Bleu too masculine for a woman to wear?

    Posh household cleaner = perfectly unisex. :evil:
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    Re: Hugo is sooooo underrated!

    Haven't tried this one. Boss No 1 is lovely though, and even Boss Bottled isn't bad. Hugo Element was just ok, nothing to write home about.
  58. Re: What's a good fragrance to spray on your sheets

    Perhaps something like Lanvin L'Homme, very clean, fresh, lavender and not too strong.
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    Re: Versace Green Jeans

    I had some samples but didn't really care for it that much so gave them away. Also didn't help that they were dab on samples which are just annoying.

    Still have Pino Silvestre and Bowling Green...
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    Re: What Cologne Do You Hate to Admit You Like?

    I would not have considered owning Le Male if it hadn't been given to me as a present.

    Otherwise all the sweet stuff is a guilty pleasure for me from Body Kouros to LL au Masculine, A*men, Rochas...
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    Re: your favourite male scent to wear

    Girlfriend has nicked Declaration Eau Genereuse and was considering Pour un Homme. Since then I wear only Kouros in her presence.
  62. Re: What fragrances are popular in your country right now?

    Mostly stuff I don't recognize.

    Where I am right now it's Narciso Rodriguez Essence and L'Artisan Ananas Fizz. I'm giving the old Bulgari Aqua another chance (probably our last time together).
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    Re: The Most Sexiest Male fragrance around

    It depends on many factors, the woman, you, age, social and economic status, level of intoxication, etc.

    For example many here claim that women love sweet scents, the women who are and were in my...
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    Re: What's the #1 selling fragrance of all time?

    Does 4711 still sell? Surely old scents like that must have sold more than ADG, then again, who knows.
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    Re: Bois d'Arménie question

    I didn't find it particularly strong.
  66. Poll: Re: Suicidal Question: How similar are GIT and Cool Water?

    If you spray GIT on it will remind you of CW. That's about it.
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    Re: Your experiences with cannabis notes ?

    It's probably just the patchouli but Ice Men somehow gives me this vibe.
    http://byobworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/Cheech++Chong+dsn236.gif

    A slightly off bottle of Rive Gauche I had did...
  68. Re: Gorilla Perfumes - Cutting Edge Masterpieces !

    Wouldn't mind trying The Bug.
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    Re: Trailer park scent

    Cool Water, Drakkar Noir, Eternity, Obsession, Safari, 1 Million, Axe/Lynx, Le Male, Acqua di Gio, Pure Malt, A*Men, Givenchy Play, Joop!, Nautica Voyage, Rochas Man.
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    Re: Live Jazz Turnaround

    It's a good one.
  71. Re: Fragrances of the World vs Fragrances of Basenotes

    It's often like this. If you go on a metal forum they'll say Metallica and whatever is on MTV these days is nonsense and discuss some obscure bands instead. And they're mostly right, it's not just...
  72. Re: Fragrances of the World vs Fragrances of Basenotes

    They'll mock 50 Shades of Grey and go on and on about hard to find surrealist French poetry, yes. If there's a great new release (according to them) I'm sure they'll go on about it as well, just like...
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    Re: Sillage?? Solved!! LOL

    Giorgio Beverly Hills. Summer is fine.
    http://www.defenceweb.co.za/images/stories/JOINT/JOINT_NEW/libya/chemical_arms.jpg
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    Re: Aventus - It is not all that

    She wasn't a virgin, I reckon :happy:
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    Re: Similar to Burberry London?

    Architect by Oriflame. It's not as good though.
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    Re: Aventus - It is not all that

    I've tried it and worn it, a beautiful woman walked up to me and said that it smelled bad, like cum in an ashtray and that I should wash it off.
  77. Re: Fragrances of the World vs Fragrances of Basenotes

    Isn't that exactly why sites like this exist? It's the same for music, books, movies, etc.

    What worries me more is that at any time there are at least 3 Aventus threads on the front page.
  78. Re: The best part of fragrances is imagining the circumstances in which they occur in...

    A*Men. An overweight child eating ice cream getting pushed into warm tarmac by Mugler lookalikes.
  79. Thread: Envy Gone bad

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    Re: Envy Gone bad

    Could be this/the ginger note.

    The perfumes I had that had gone off didn't smell of anything much but rancid alcohol.
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    Re: Androgynous Fragrances

    Hanae Mori HM. Can be worn in any Björk video that features robots, at Japanese metro parties or if you are a Belieber.

    Also 24 Gold and Pure Malt.
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    Re: I finally tried Versace Dreamer

    Try it a few more times. I tired very quickly of it. Le Male is better than this.
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    Re: A Great Day with H.M. by Hanae Mori (EDT)

    Glad you like it. Personally wasn't much of a fan. Too candy sweet and youthful/girly, it never seemed to fit any mood.
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    Re: Best fragrance for a zombie apocalypse?

    Whatever I fancy on the day. Zombies don't give compliments anyway..
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    Re: Vampire church incense suggestions

    Avignon is a nice incense.

    But I'd also recommend burying your clothes for a couple of days before wearing them for a better effect.
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    Re: Don't compliments from males matter?

    "Can you spare some change?"

    Seems to be the main reason why men I don't know start chatting to me these days.
  86. Re: Are fragrances slowly being removed from society?

    It really just needs sensible, social behaviour by everybody involved. Seeing as smokers, who all had us suffering for many, many years, had to be crushed using the law though, it probably will not...
  87. Re: What designer fragrance would you wear to a rodeo?

    Boss No 1 or Patrick.
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    Re: Ellena on Grey Flannel

    He has good taste. Proper Robin Hood scent.
  89. Re: Are fragrances slowly being removed from society?

    I don't think that is going to happen in Europe any time soon.

    Would it be wrong to assume that Canada, said to be quite liberal and very pc (my information may be wrong...see Toronto mayor),...
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    Re: Are the Cheapies Really Worth It?

    There are plenty that are worth it and plenty that are not, just like when it comes to niche.
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    Re: Don't compliments from males matter?

    Most women probably get compliments all the time, from other women and from men who may or may not try to butter them up, so it's probably no big deal for them.
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    Re: Don't compliments from males matter?

    You overlooked the part where people post about the compliments they receive (collect) on the internet and ask for scents that will get them.
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    Re: Don't compliments from males matter?

    Sure, they can matter.

    I'd say though that we finally should call the urge to receive complements by its proper name, need for approval.
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    Re: GB Bowling Green - Back in production?

    There always seemed to be small bottles around. It's ok, loud and cheap (smelling). Girlfriend comments on it every time, negatively lol. Wouldn't buy it again, just using it up.
  95. Re: Why does (allmost) everyone say that Blenheim Bouquet [Penhaligon's] smells "Aristocratic"?

    +1. I haven't smelled it though.

    http://www.etiket.ca/blog/tag/prince-william/
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    Re: Whats your opinion on Mugler fragrances?

    Cologne, B*Men, A*Men and Ice Men are not bad as cheap. All the Pure Stuff is just milking it and the ones I've tried, Pure Malt, Pure Leather, Pure Shot, weren't all that great. Pure Shot was...
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    Re: Local paper interviewed me about fragrance!

    The comment section :shocked:

    Enjoy your scents!
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    Poll: Re: What is the best fragrance of these 3?

    Kenzo Jungle Homme, Azzaro Visit >>>>>>>>>> Dirty English.
  99. Re: Why do so many men not like Chanel's Blue de Chanel?

    Just smelled boring. Might as well wear GIT or PM if you want boring.
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    Re: Fragrances where spray count is huge!

    Giorgio Beverly Hills. One spray, strong but pleasant enough. Two sprays, WWI battlefield.
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