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    Re: Which one among these Ambers?

    Amber Absolute
  2. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Amouage Epic Man. Wow, absolutely love this.

    Why do so many of the ones I'm liking the most of late seem to be so expensive!
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    Re: Which Tom Ford fragrance is your favorite?

    In, roughly, this order

    Grey Vetiver
    Noir edp
    Oud Wood
    Amber Absolute
    Bois Marocain
    TF For Men (would be higher if it performed better on my skin)
    Extreme
    Tuscan Leather
  4. Thread: CdG fans

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    Re: CdG fans

    My favourites, from a house I love, in order.

    CDG 2 Man (wearable incense with citrus)
    Avignon (very very churchy – not a blind buy unless you love incense)
    Wonderoud (very similar to Wonderwood...
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    Re: New scent coming - Hugo Boss: Bottled Oud

    Saw this in John Lewis in Newcastle yesterday, annoyingly though they had no tester so I’m still none the wiser as to how it smells, but it is out there and available in store if anyone is...
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    Re: First Impressions: Acqua di Gio Profumo

    Tried it again yesterday, still don’t get incense, and it still is incredibly weak, both in projection and longevity. Guess it just doesn’t work on my skin at all.
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    Re: Tom Ford Grey Vetiver edp vs edt

    Very much this. Even if the EDT were half the price of the EDP (which it isn’t) I’d still buy the EDP.

    Worth sampling the EDT, as on some people I’m sure performance will differ, but side by side,...
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 28th June 2015

    SOTD was MFK Pluriel Masculin
    SOTE is Frapin Caravelle Epicee (thanks for the sample emoe)
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    Re: Tom Ford Grey Vetiver edp vs edt

    Did a side by side a while ago they smelled almost identical to me but the edt was far far weaker. EDP all the way for me.
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 27th June 2015

    Ditto. Really shone in the heat today, well, as warm as NE England gets anyway. Considering a full bottle and it's moved right up my hitlist as this is the time of year for it.

    SOTE is Sahara Noir
  11. Re: Millesime Imperial, the perfect, underrated (by me) summer scent...

    My SOTD. Really enjoying it. Quite warm here today and it really is much better in warm weather. Used the last of my sample and really tempted to get a full bottle.
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    Re: SOTD Friday 26th June 2015

    SOTD was TF Oud Wood
    SOTE is TF Amber Absolute
  13. Tom Ford Amber Absolute – Reissued as a Harrods exclusive

    Seems a few people in another TF thread seem to think this is going to happen. Can’t wait myself, just hope it smells like the original.

    Apologies if this doesn't deserve a new thread, just...
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    Re: Fragrances I don't care for at all!

    I love D&G the One, but it’s performance is abysmal on me. Also love Spicebomb, I like Fahrenheit, wore Le Male a lot years ago but never felt the need to replace it in recent years.

    I tried...
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    Re: Tom Ford Venetian Bergamot ?

    Yes please.
  16. Poll: Re: Fragrances evaluation series I (Green Irish Tweed)

    Not voting, tried it once, ages ago, and just thought “Cool Water”. My nose has developed a bit since then, and there’s lots of things I now love that I’d hated when sampled years ago, so it’s on my...
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    Re: Spicebomb or egoiste

    Tried Egoiste a few times and quite like it, but not enough to buy a bottle just yet. I do however love Spicebomb.

    Honestly don’t care in the slightest about the alleged quality of ingredients,...
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    Re: Best "western" ouds

    From my limited experience, and in this order

    TF Oud Wood
    Armani Oud Royal
    M7 Oud Absolu
    Creed Royal Oud – though whether it smells much of Oud is debatable.
    Lomani Intense Black – A dead...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 24th June 2015

    SOTE

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.26264.jpg
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 24th June 2015

    Olfactive Studio – Lumiere Blanche from a sample. Quite nice, but wouldn’t be buying a full bottle.

    Tried a few of theirs now and Chambre Noire is head and shoulders the best, both in terms of...
  21. Re: New YSL fragrance: Yves Saint Laurent La Nuit de L’Homme Intense

    I’m in the minority here but I like L’Homme Intense. Not enough to buy it yet, but one day I’ll see it at a bargain price and get it.
  22. Re: New YSL fragrance: Yves Saint Laurent La Nuit de L’Homme Intense

    I quite liked La Nuit, but never got round to buying it, so I’ll give this a sniff.
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    Re: Just got 2 free tickets dropped in my lap...

    Earmuffs?
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    Re: My Father's Day gifts....

    Sunderland v. Newcastle is the most heated rivalry though.

    And surely Americans should have a soft spot for a team in red and white stripes. And don’t say Southampton!
  25. Re: Your most expensive blind buy and how it turned out.

    I very rarely buy blind, and when I do it’s never going to break the bank. I got a couple of Penhaligons for less than £20 each a few months ago, off the top of my head they’re my most expensive...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 22nd June 2015

    Terre d’Hermes edt
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    Re: A Good All-Around Winter Fragrance?

    Spicebomb
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    Re: My Father's Day gifts....

    Congratulations on the fragrances, two good ones there, I love TF Noir. I got Michael Kors for Men off my daughter, which I had tried a few weeks ago when she was with me and we both liked it.

    I’m...
  29. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Strange. I've seen that comment a couple of times now but it's an absolute beast on me and I often have projection and longevity issues with things others find strong
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, June 21, 2015

    SOTD was Michael Kors for Men
    SOTE is MFK Absolue pour le Soir
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    Re: Your latest "regret" fragrances?

    Loved the opening, sadly my experience was similar to yours (though on the plus side my experience was from a couple of samples rather than buying it) , though I could still be tempted if it was a...
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    Re: Today I bought June 2015

    Didn't buy it as such, Fathers Day present from my daughter

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.26264.jpg
  33. Re: Which note(s) represent your taste? And which scent suits the best for it?

    Incense - Avignon, Bois D'encens, CDG 2 Man
    Vetiver - Grey Vetiver
    Patchouli - Coromandel
    Tobacco - Pure Havane
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 20th June 2015

    TF Amber Absolute
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    Re: Inappropriate fragrances to wear when....

    I wore a sample of CdG Blue Encens on a night out with my friends a few years ago. We wear in a bar and one of them said “It stinks in here, smells like a church”. I said nothing and didn’t buy a...
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    Re: What's with the new Creed coming out this fall?

    Imagine the batch variations if it were Imperial Mornington Crescent.
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 18th June 2015

    http://www.superadrianme.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/1-IMG_6389.jpg
  38. Re: Fragrances that smells sweet with a ginger note?

    Tom Ford For Men
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    Re: Someone please help!

    Give them all away. You still have my address don't you?

    Samples arrived BTW, thanks very much. Loving Idole de Lubin
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 17th June 2015

    After wearing Bottega Veneta Pour Homme yesterday I’m wearing the Extreme today. It’s also nice, but I prefer the original, both in smell, and strangely, in strength. Seems, on me, weaker than the...
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    Poll: Re: Bleu de Chanel EDT vs. EDP

    I’ll go against the grain and go for the edp. Smoother and richer, better projection and longevity on me. I’d expected this to be around 50/50 or maybe 60/40 the edt, so the current score of 7/2...
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    Poll: Re: Which free fragrance should I choose?

    TDH of those, although I havent tried the Bond.

    For some reason however I seem to have voted for Voyage, but it's not even close so I doubt it'll make any difference to the outcome!
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    Re: Today I bought June 2015

    https://chemistinthebottle.files.wordpress.com/2014/08/masculin-pluriel.jpg?w=240&h=225
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 16th June 2015

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.18853.jpg

    From a sample. Really like it, got a sample of the Extreme as well, so I'll give that a go as well, then may well get one of them soon.
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    Re: Selling on BN - Anybody else frustrated with it ?

    Yep. Seen some great deals on the sales threads but almost always CONUS only. Just recently bought my first thing on here after being a member for quite a while now.
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    Re: Anyone heard of Milton-Lloyd fragrances?

    Cheap clones, there’s a shop I know a few miles from me that stocks them. SA was outside offering sprays when I passed a while ago so curiosity got the better of me and I let her try one on me. Cant...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, June 14, 2015

    http://thefragrancereviewer.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/Pure-Malt.jpg
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    Re: Review of Acqua Di Gio Profumo

    Tried it twice on my skin now and found it incredibly weak. May have been olfactory fatigue from sampling lots of things those days so I will give it another chance, but I'm in no hurry.
  49. Re: Opinions on Tom Ford's: For Men & Grey Vetiver please

    Own and love both. I just wish TFFM wasn't so weak. GV EDP is the one to go for. The edt was very weak on me.
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    Re: New Summer scent after winnowing down

    Much as I love this one I couldn't imagine wearing it very often in summer in Northern England, never somewhere like Texas.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I get very few but this week I've had two at work

    Prada Luna Rossa
    D&G Intenso

    The D&G was from a sample and I'm tempted to get a bottle if I see it at the right price as it seems pretty...
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    Re: Choosing summer cologne

    TDH but be careful not to overspray. I'm usually a big sprayer but find this one can be cloying if overdone. Get it right and it's head and shoulders above the other 3.
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    Re: SOTD SATURDAY 13th JUNE 2015

    http://www.luckyscent.com/images/products/34508.jpg

    From a sample
  54. Re: calming,relaxing fragrance to wear when going to bed/

    Something incense. Avignon or Bois D'encens for me.
  55. Re: Just tried Pure Havane, what a piece of junk!! :/

    I love it, far and away my favourite of the Pure series. Every time I see it for sale I think about selling my Pure Malt and replacing it with PH.
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    Re: SOTD Friday 12th June 2015

    SOTD was

    http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/61PplLEeCsL._SL1200_.jpg

    SOTE is

    http://www.wmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/LA-COLLECTION_6-REF-RANGE_B-e1372197158558.jpg
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    Re: Boss Bottled Oud - what a "surprise"

    I would hope so, the Metro Centre one had the Collection ones in last time I was there so may well carry this. Let us know if it's there.
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    Re: Boss Bottled Oud - what a "surprise"

    I tried the whole collection not long ago and can’t recall what that one was like. I do however remember the Amber one being very nice.
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    Re: Boss Bottled Oud - what a "surprise"

    For those in the UK it’s in stock at House of Fraser (online anyway), £76 for 100ml.

    I’d like to try it, though not enough to blind buy it.
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    Re: highly anticipated samples coming mañana

    I liked it after giving it a go so got a sample to give it a proper wearing, but my wife and daughter thought it was disgusting, old ladies wee was their comment.

    They said the same about CDG 2...
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    Sticky: Re: Free to a Good Home, Men's Giveaway Thread 2015

    I’ll take those if that’s ok, been wanting to try the Lubin for a while.

    Gives me a kick up the bum to put my spare samples on here as well.
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    Re: Summer fragrance for under £40

    Where did you see the testers? Good prices those.
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    Re: Your Most Versatile Fragrance

    Dior Homme Eau For Men
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    Re: New Fragrance: Dior Homme Eau for Men - Dior

    Glad to see this is getting more love on here. I love it and it’s a mainstay of my wardrobe, versatile, great for any time of the year, ideal for work but also more formal occasions.
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    Re: Summer fragrance for under £40

    Allure Homme Sport.

    I assume you're in the UK, keep an eye out for 20% off at The Fragrance Shop, it's a regular thing, then grab a 50ml bottle of AHS for under £40.
  66. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Tried a lot yesterday

    First off my SOTD (from a sample) was Olfactive Studio – Autoportrait. Hard to pass judgement on what it smelled like as it was so weak. Got a few whiffs as I was applying it...
  67. Re: I am going to Spain next week...any fragrance that I should check that is not available in the U

    Just be careful if the OP does happen to be in Barcelona, things can get a little tasty, even when they win
    ...
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    Re: NEW Narciso Rodriguez for him Bleu Noir

    Hated For Him at first, couldn’t get my head around how anyone would want to smell like that. Now, a couple of years down the line and having sampled hundreds more fragrances, I absolutely love it. ...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 5th June 2015

    Bottega Veneta edt. From a sample. Second time I've worn this and I really like it.

    Could even be FBW.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 2nd June 2015

    YSL L'homme Libre
  71. Re: Why I will never own or sample a Roja Dove fragrance

    Tried a few of them in Harrods not too long ago and nothing stood out above any of the many others I sampled that day. I'm no expert though I can't spot quality ingredients, I simply like what I...
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    Re: Rose-Patchouli Compositions

    My SOTE is Jovoy Ambre Premier. Amber, vanilla, rose and allegedly patchouli later in though I'm not getting any yet.
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 31st May 2015

    SOTD was Penhaligon's Endymion
    SOTE is Jovoy Ambre Premiere, from a sample, a bit floral for my tastes - not sure I could give this a full wearing
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    Re: Encre Noire Vs. Wonderwood... GO!

    Just to be different, Wonderoud.
  75. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Batch of samples arrived today - first impressions -

    Jovoy - Psychedelique - Sweet patchouli, looking forward to giving it a full wearing, weekend scent though, can't see me wearing this in the...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 26th May 2015

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.20633.jpg
  77. Re: recommendations for spicy incense with longevity.

    If I'm going down the incense route I tend to prefer the pure incense ones, Avignon, Montale Full Incense and Armani Bois D'encens are my favourites. La Liturgie Des Heures is another option.
    ...
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 23rd May 2015

    Another for this

    http://viktoretrolf.typepad.com/viktor_rolf/images/13041vnr01livplw30.jpg
  79. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    My skin soaks a lot of things up so I'm an avowed oversprayer, I'll probably use the rest of the 1ml sample when I give it a proper wearing as it really was just a light 2 sprays to each wrist...
  80. Re: Concerning Ford's Tuscan Leather---Acqua di Parma's Leather

    Not to me. I have a decant of TL, recently tried the ADP, and own a FB of Monotheme Leather.

    Monothemes Leather is closer to TL than the ADP, and is a fraction of the price.

    Of the three I...
  81. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Tam Dao edp.

    Nice, but seems very fleeting. I'll give it a full wearing before I make my mind up completely. It was only a small spray of the sample but it didn't last long and seemed to have...
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    Re: Pluriel vs Invasion Barbare

    It’s very nice but sadly on me it’s gone not long after I put it on.

    Pluriel is pretty much at the top of my “To buy” list. Hopefully get a bottle quite soon.

    Never tried Invasion Barbare.
  83. Re: TDH has to be the best all time professional office fragrance

    I’ll throw my hat in the ring with Grey Vetiver.
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    Re: Is Creed Windsor a top 10 of all time?

    Wouldn't mind trying it, but as I don't generally like rose fragrances I'm in no hurry.
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    Re: Is there pride in wearing samples and/or splits?

    What a pile of steaming. patronising, hypocritical drivel.
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    Re: Phaedon-whats good?

    Oliban was my SOTD. Nice woody incense, linear but I don't mind that. Decent projection and very good longevity on me. It's on my list of possible purchases, but it's not something I'm rushing out to...
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    Re: week of samples, who has these?

    Almost identical houses to my last 8 samples, just different fragrances. Although I didn't spot Chambre Noire when i read your post first time. I got that as well and absolutely love it.

    My two...
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    Re: week of samples, who has these?

    Bloom Perfumery? Similar houses to the last batch of samples I got from there.

    Embers is the only one we overlap on. I wasnt keen, very very smoky.
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 21st May 2015

    Phaedon – Oliban.

    From a sample, quite like it, not sure if I’d get a full bottle, but may sample again.
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    Re: Is there pride in wearing samples and/or splits?

    I don’t think anyone feels violated, it’s just that I sense a lot of people think you’re wrong and you either don’t like that or are revelling in it.

    I wonder if your God has a view on internet...
  91. Re: Armaf Derby Club House Blanche vs Creed Silver Mountain Water.

    It is. I own Silver and compared it to a sample of SMW and there was little difference. Silver seemed to have better longevity though it was hard to tell as it's difficult to compare when one is a...
  92. Re: Name of the fragrance(s) which was entirely/quite different on paper than your skin.

    Bond No 9 Harrods Agarwood - opened up like Kokorico on paper, nothing like it on my skin. In a better way.
    Miller Harris La Fumee - nice spicy incense on paper, citrussy spice then BO on my skin....
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 20th May 2015

    CdG Anbar
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    Re: Is there pride in wearing samples and/or splits?

    I don’t really get where you’re coming from with this. I don’t wear anything “with pride”, I wear stuff because I like the smell of it. The comparison with second hand clothes is just bizarre.

    I...
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    Re: I'm torn. Spice bomb or Chanel Bleu EDP

    Cant get much more different than those two. I find both easy to wear and Spicebomb has always been a compliment getter for me rather than something I see as difficult to wear.

    I own both, but...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 18th May 2015

    D&G Intenso
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    Re: Clive Christian. not wanting to blind buy.

    I found Harrods friendly enough when I was in, tried a couple of CC’s amongst lots of other things that day. None of the CC ones stood out to me though.
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    Re: Harrod's Agarwood Bond No. 9

    After trying this on a card in Harrods and not being impressed I recently bought a sample. Wow, totally different on my skin to a card. Nothing like Kokorico at all. A rich deep smell. Gorgeous, but...
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    Re: Clive Christian. not wanting to blind buy.

    As I know you’re in the UK, Scentsamples has L, so that’s one off your list. I’m sure they used to have more, but they updated their lineup fairly recently.

    I’ve used them quite a bit and found...
  100. Re: Given the ARMAF copies, would you still buy Aventus, GIT, Noir de Noir, Terre d'Hermes etc.

    Not necessarily.

    Lomani Intense Black is around 1/20 of the price of Creed Royal Oud, and I could barely tell the difference. And that’s doing a side by side test, with RO on the back of one hand...
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