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  1. Re: Which of the Dior Homme line do you like best?

    Disagree completely. Eau is the only one I own and the only one in the line that I found wearable in all situations....or at all when comparing the iris percentages. Sport would be second if I had to...
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    Re: How old is too old to buy?

    Thank you for the question! I've got some bottles that I bought about 4 years ago, that were produced maybe a year or so before I bought them...and it took a little while for them to "open up"...
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    Re: Fahrenheit Parfum: underrated gem

    Same here. I (personally) think it is not only the best of the flankers, but possibly the best of the entire line - including the version of the original today (although vintage, when it was first...
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    Re: Which scent screams "don't f@&k with me"

    Bel Ami. Or at least the tester of it I sampled at the Hermes boutique in Las Vegas a couple of years ago. I come near somebody smelling like that, and I know I'm backing away.
  5. Poll: Re: Does my co-worker have on too much fragrance?

    Agreed - this forum will garner a highly skewed sample of respondents. I've met a lot of people who just hate perfume or who get headaches easily from it.[/QUOTE]Absolutely this.

    Personally, I...
  6. Poll: Re: Which one would you suggest? of the Code flankers?

    I wore the original for years and loved it. Eventually, I grew tired of it and decided to try all of the flankers....and while I liked them all, I never liked any of them enough to warrant a...
  7. Re: Classic Colognes That You Think Still Hold Up

    I know that two years ago, I was speaking with a lady that worked at Macy's, and she said Polo (green) was still one of their better sellers, and that around Christmas time, it was arguably their...
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    Re: Dior SAUVAGE. A constructive discussion

    I know...shocking...right?
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    Re: Dior SAUVAGE. A constructive discussion

    Nothing is 'one size fits all'. There are exceptions to every rule. I didn't say "all", I said many. When someone like myself makes a comment like that, it is a generalization, and not meant to be...
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    Re: Armani Code Special Blend

    Glad I could bump it up to remind you...that you should! :thumbup:
  11. Poll: Re: Jeremy's Top 10 Most Complimented Fragrances List

    I'm sure he has some "pros" around him, helping with the production of his videos.

    Personally, I think he's a male model who wants and is trying to break into acting, and he's probably been told...
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    Re: Armani Code Special Blend

    So...did you ever manage to "give it a sniff"?
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    Re: Dior SAUVAGE. A constructive discussion

    I think that's the mistake that many make in regards to Sauvage. They spray a ton on, at close range, and then press their nose top their skin and smell it...from up close. And then wonder why they...
  14. Re: Which male perfume would you give 10 out of 10 ?

    I've yet to find one that is a perfect 10....because there is always SOMETHING that keeps it from being a 10. If the scent is a 10 from the top, through the heart, and throughout the base...then...
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    Re: Armani Code Special Blend

    Saw this one for the first time at my local Macy's today and gave it a try. I'll cut right to the chase - I like this one A LOT! It's only been one wearing, but I plan to give it a few more, and...
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    Re: Dior SAUVAGE. A constructive discussion

    and vice versa. Actually, mainly vice versa in this case, but we wouldn't want the narrative to fit would we.[/quote]exactly what i was thinking. This conversation has been more about whether people...
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    Re: Thoughts on Dior Sauvage?

    That's not necessary, Biglsy. As far as not reading every post in this thread word for word, I admit...I'm guilty as charged. I was merely making my statement based off of the back and forth...
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    Re: Thoughts on Dior Sauvage?

    I'm not sure if you realize this or not, but there is quite a bit of elitist condescension in that statement. Who has a "valid" or "rational" argument for something is up to interpretation, since...
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    Re: Dior SAUVAGE. A constructive discussion

    Pretty boring times for fragrance lovers. There's really not much happening in the world of fragrance, is there?

    We'd managed to make it nearly an entire month...one full month...before somebody...
  20. Re: Work scent - Italian Cypress vs Grey Vetiver?

    Blasphemy! :laugh:

    I enjoy the EDT much more than the EDP, and while it IS a bit lighter, it's also fresher, and didn't choke me out like the EDP tends to do. I found the EDP a bit too...
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    Re: Trump Cologne

    Easy now....I made a comment about Hillary Clinton in a thread one time that was DELETED....there was no "understanding" of anything!
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    Re: Is it just me.....

    Wow...not me, I don't get that connection at all, I really don't. I may compare them in the future, just to see....but for now, I'm saying no.
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    Re: How "common" is Armani Code Profumo?

    If you like and enjoy the scent, buy it...wear it...and don't worry about "how common" it smells. Over the years the ones that I have worn which have been the most complimented and best received by...
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    Re: Valentino Uomo INTENSE edp

    I absolutely agree. I also appreciate a scent that the less sprays you have to use, the better. The scent is more enjoyable, and more economical (like you said, a better bang for the buck) that...
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    Re: Valentino Uomo INTENSE edp

    FIXED! :thumbup:

    Half a spray made me sick...don't think you have to worry about any overspraying on that junk.
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    Re: Valentino Uomo INTENSE edp

    I wasn't a fan of the original Valentino Uomo......but that said, I can't imagine the need for an "Intense" version of it. As if the original didn't knock people out and make them gag, this one will...
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    Re: Dior SAUVAGE. A constructive discussion

    Very much agreed. I've even done "mist and walk through", and gotten a nice cologne-like effect for a couple of hours. That is the only way I would wear it to a lot of light-fragrance...
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    Re: Ralph Lauren Polo Blue Eau De Parfum?

    I tried this the other day and the top/opening is beautiful! Absolutely wonderful stuff! Unfortunately it didn't take long for the top to wear off, and after that it was fairly unremarkable. Had...
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    Re: New from YSL: L'Homme Ultime

    Wow...that is so odd that you get a lot of spice out of this one....because to me (and I like spicy scents) the reason I opted for Mr. Burberry over this one is because the YSL L'Homme Ultime is a...
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    Re: Dior SAUVAGE. A constructive discussion

    Hey now...I like Mr. Burberry! It's that perfectly safe, inoffensive yet pleasing scent that is pretty versatile and can be worn without fear of offending anybody. OK, maybe that subconsciously...
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    Re: Dior SAUVAGE. A constructive discussion

    Personally, I think that's the one thing I find the most fascinating about Sauvage - how the opinions vary so much, and often times, from the very same people!!!!

    I know that A LOT of people here...
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    Re: Dior SAUVAGE. A constructive discussion

    Ironically, this is one that I wear because I like it, but it hasn't garnered a lot of compliments from women. Which is somewhat unusual, in all honesty....because (I admit) have fairly mainstream...
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    Re: Dior SAUVAGE. A constructive discussion

    LMAO!!!

    We've had this discussion a few times, and are on the same page...so there's no surprise here.....but it's still funny to see how your word these type responses. :thumbup:
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    Poll: Re: Dior Sauvage Reformulated!!!

    "Since It Does Not Have Rose and Oud I Do Not Care"

    LMAO!!! Best. Poll. Option. Ever!!!

    (P.S. - I voted 2017. They'll let it last through this Christmas season, and then the first part of...
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    Re: Dior SAUVAGE. A constructive discussion

    Wow, Bigsly....looks like you've created an Energizer bunny thread!!!

    LOL!!!



    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fILdYrxnrf8
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    Re: Dior Sauvage is today's sample trial...

    Same here.



    Same here.
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    Re: Complete U-Turn on.......

    I wouldn't say a complete U-Turn...but there have been some that, over time, I grew to not like as much (or maybe at all, although not a complete U-Turn in a "I used to love it, but now I HATE it"...
  38. Re: Which scents do you think of as "played out?"

    It's a great scent, no getting around it. Lately I've been enjoying Profumo, which I think is even better.[/QUOTE]

    Yep...totally agree about AdG (ALL variations). The original Pour Homme,...
  39. Re: Which scents do you think of as "played out?"

    Aventus, Aventus clones, Creed batch variations...the whole scenario falls into the played out category to me.
  40. Re: Which scents do you think of as "played out?"

    In terms of hype and forum mention overload?
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    Aventus
  41. Re: Which of Today's fragrances will stand the Test of Time?

    I can't speak to what I believe the "International" trends will be, only here in the states...but that said, there are some that came out since the turn of the century that I think will stand the...
  42. Re: what are some scents you used to love that you dont anymore

    There are some that I used to wear as practically a "signature" scent many, many years ago...but that I don't even own a bottle of currently. And what's more, I don't believe that I would even have...
  43. Re: Does anyone here NOT like Chanel Allure Homme Edition Blanche?

    Same here. I actually find it a bit repulsive, in a sweet, vanilla-y lemon kind of way.

    Personally, I would rank the Allure line as follows:


    1) Allure Homme Sport Eau Extreme
    2) Allure...
  44. Re: Being Ridiculed for Wearing Fragrances as a Man

    Thank you, deadidol, and you're most certainly welcome.

    Truthfully, I preferred and intended to handle it privately and not keep the drama going publicly, which is why I deleted my earlier post...
  45. Re: Being Ridiculed for Wearing Fragrances as a Man

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    Poll: Re: Dior Sauvage Redux

    That is pretty much EXACTLY the reaction I get from others who are close enough to me that I know they smell it.

    I've yet to receive a single compliment...or any negative reaction from this one. ...
  47. Re: Being Ridiculed for Wearing Fragrances as a Man

    How do you report an entire thread?

    I hate it when a thread goes WAY off topic because one person makes a "politically incorrect" comment and all the social justice warriors get their panties in a...
  48. Re: So why hasn't Dior Homme Intense been cloned?

    I thought that's what Valentino Uomo was basically trying to do..... :undecided:
  49. Re: Being Ridiculed for Wearing Fragrances as a Man

    You can always try the Brian Fantana from Anchorman approach:



    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ccp-lEmoAE
  50. Re: Does Lanvin L'Homme Sport smell weird to anyone else?

    I've had some where the like or love of it can come and go. Sometimes, if I haven't smelled it in a while I'll like it, but after a couple more times think "nah, it can go" (LOL)

    Glad to hear...
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    Poll: Re: Dior Sauvage Redux

    BOOM!!!

    *mic drop*

    That really does sum it up, though...the difference between "Basenotes perception" and "reality". I've often said, if you want to know if a fragrance will have fairly broad,...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Fixed! :thumbsup:

    DIOR.....KING of the flankers!
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    Poll: Re: Dior Sauvage Redux

    I probably could have worded that a bit better, but hopefully you get the intention of the meaning implied. Basically, it's still likeable(?) It's tolerable, meaning that while too much of anything...
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    Poll: Re: Dior Sauvage Redux

    Sorry, I'm just now seeing this.

    Usually, I spray what some might consider to be a small "puddle", at close range. I have fairly dry skin....so many fragrances tend to evaporate or disappear on...
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    Poll: Re: Dior Sauvage Redux

    I thought you were going to say something like comparing drinking a glass of tea with just the right amount of sweetener to one with way too much. The right amount makes it taste awesome...too much...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    don't start with this crap.[/quote]

    LMAO!!!!! Classic!!! :thumbup:
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    Re: Jaipur for the summer?

    I wouldn't recommend it. I actually found my bottle of Jaipur Homme EDP that I thought I had lost the other day, and sprayed some on to give it a sniff. A short time later, I took my dog for a...
  58. Re: What is your favorite edition of YSL's La Nuit de L'Homme?

    The original is still my favorite, although I haven't smelled all of them.
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    Poll: Re: Dior Sauvage Redux

    Your English is fine. Absolutely fine. Matter of fact, for someone who is claiming to be a NON-English speaker, your English is actually a lot better than a lot of people who have grown up with it...
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    Poll: Re: Dior Sauvage Redux

    Redux means revisited. As in, "now that we've had some time...let's take a look back and see how our opinions have changed, or stayed the same".

    Anyone calling Dior Sauvage "Dior Sauvage Redux"...
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    Re: Mr Burberry by Burberry

    That's a matter of opinion, of course, and we all know the old saying about opinions.

    I agree that the scent itself and overall vibe/feel it creates is fairly similar to one another....but the...
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    Poll: Re: Dior Sauvage Redux

    I still like it...especially once I realized the best way to apply and wear it.

    I will say this, it is one of those rare scents that just seems to smell a little different each time I wear...
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    Re: What is your "Go To" scent??

    I agree with this...although I would say that there are some that would definitely fit the bill, depending on the occasion/event/whether I'm dressing up or dressing down/casually, and the time of...
  64. Re: Does Lanvin L'Homme Sport smell weird to anyone else?

    I've toyed with the idea of blind buying this one over the years.....and even though it's relatively inexpensive, your reaction is what has kept me from making the purchase. I've been burned a few...
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    Re: My Soon To Be Collection

    I may be alone on this one, but I don't really coonsider Sauvage a "Spring/Summer" scent. I'm not sure that it's "Fall/Winter" either, but I think it tends to work a little better in cooler weather....
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    Re: What's your favorite Polo.

    The original green bottle (vintage) from the 80's.

    Blue, when it first came out, would be second.
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    Re: New from YSL: L'Homme Ultime

    Trust me, I'm not shy about asking others their opinion, and for performance feedback. Matter of fact, like you...that's how I usually get my feedback - positive and negative on the scent itself,...
  68. Re: Scents that are only known by their initials

    Thanks for the link :thumbup:

    While you might be familiar with nearly all of those, hednic, I think that only the most ardent, die hard enthusiasts and aficionados would know most of those by...
  69. Re: how many sprays of these colognes are best for a noticable but not too strong of a smell

    I'm sure JOOP! Homme has been reformulated....but I remember a time where one would probably be sufficient, and two might be overdoing it! (LOL)
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    Re: Zino Davidoff vintage

    LOL...could be, it seriously could.

    The scent is the same as the Zino I loved and remember, but the strength is somewhat watered down and a bit lighter, with not quite the monster sillage and...
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    Re: Zino Davidoff vintage

    Zino was practically a signature scent for me in the mid to late 90's. I absolutely LOVED this stuff! I received several compliments on it, including complete strangers asking me what it was,...
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    Re: Best fragrance from Creed*

    Agreed
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    Re: Tom Ford Designer Fragrances

    Tom Ford for Men

    Grey Vetiver EDT
  74. Re: Fragrances unfortunately synonymous with "Cologne Guy"

    Have you been to Fragrantica lately?

    I'm not sure there is any more testosterone flowing over at that site than there is here (and maybe not even as much).....
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    Re: Dior Eau Sauvage edt vs parfum??

    This ^



    I also agree with this, in terms of my personal opinion and preference, although I don't quite hold the same disgust as drseid has towards the Parfum version.



    Truth! :thumbup:
  76. Re: Fragrances unfortunately synonymous with "Cologne Guy"

    I agree that people should try to dress as appropriately as possible for all situations....but this goes back to my premise, which is only applicable if the wearer "OVER APPLIES".

    If I'm in...
  77. Re: Fragrances unfortunately synonymous with "Cologne Guy"

    :grin: :evil:

    While not a big fan of Kouros myself...I'm afraid I have to agree with JiveHippo here, my friend. I picked up dog crap in the back yard the other day, and I can't imagine preferring...
  78. Re: Fragrances unfortunately synonymous with "Cologne Guy"

    Let me clarify: Cologne Guy isn't interested in the latest release, notes or longevity. Cologne Guy goes by popular advertising, by what his friends are wearing, by what the ladies are saying. He may...
  79. Thread: Which notes?

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    Poll: Re: Which notes?

    Sandalwood, Pepper, Tobacco, Incense and Tonka Bean should be options....as well as some sort of "boozy" note...whether it's Rum ,Cognac, Whiskey, or a "Bourbon" vanilla, etc.
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    Re: Which Dior fragrances should I check out?

    Dior Homme Cologne 2013
    Dior Homme Sport 2012 (either version, '08 or '12)
    Fahrenheit Le Parfum
    Eau Sauvage
    Eau Sauvage Parfum

    ...are some that I think are definitely worth checking in to.
  81. Re: Does anyone still fall for the shirtless guy/hot damsel marketing for fragrances?

    Bingo!

    Like somebody said earlier...sex sells.

    Besides, I'd rather see a hot chick being attracted to a guy "wearing a fragrance" in a commercial than some....I don't know.....what....backyard...
  82. Re: Popular scents that everybody loves that you dont!

    Good call.

    I need to try this one again....because I've tried it like three times now....and all 3 times this is one that I can't say whether I like it or not, because I CAN'T SMELL IT! ...
  83. Re: Popular scents that everybody loves that you dont!

    Personally, I am not a big fan of:

    Terre D'Hermes
    Chanel Egoiste
    YSL Kouros

    I can and do understand why they have a devoted following and why SOME members might like and think highly...
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    Re: Sweet/Green recommendation

    Swiss Army for Men by Victorinox is one worth trying.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 23rd May, 2016

    Thoughts? Impressions?

    I know you really liked BdC EDT, but the performance was lacking....so how do you find this one?
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    Re: New from YSL: L'Homme Ultime

    You guys are pretty fortunate, then...because I had the same experience as DerangedGoose and others. It seemed to start off fairly strong, but disappeared pretty quickly to a skin scent, and that...
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    Re: Best Female Reaction

    Who are you referring to with this comment? Since I just used the word ENTERTAINED, and you just used the word 'entertainment' (in quotes), it appears that you must be referring to me.

    (as if...
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    Re: Best Female Reaction

    You never wore clothing on a date??? How did you not get arrested??? :shocked: :vrolijk_1:

    Seriously, though...the actual meaning behind what I'm saying is that we all do things on occasion...
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    Re: Best Female Reaction

    Have you ever been on a date? If so, you'll often find yourself doing things that you'd rather not be doing and don't personally enjoy, because the true objective is to be able to enjoy the company...
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    Re: Best Female Reaction

    I don't watch these videos....EXCEPT TO BE SOMEWHAT ENTERTAINED! Personally, I find it fairly interesting when people share their personal experiences, even though I know that they are far from the...
  91. Re: John Varvatos 'Artisan Blu' Limited Edition EdT

    As a skin scent, pretty impressive. Especially for a John Varvatos scent. I could easily smell it as a skin scent 6 to 8 hours after application, which is really good for my dry (non-lotioned, at...
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    Re: Your favorite fragrances from high school.

    Yup, I even had a bottle that was a plastic splash...a travel bottle...and there was a green film that developed from where the splash top and cap were.[/QUOTE]

    Polo it was. I'll add another...
  93. Re: John Varvatos 'Artisan Blu' Limited Edition EdT

    I tried this yesterday, and came away fairly pleased and surprised. The SA showed it to me and told me she liked it, but I figured she was just "selling". Turns out, she was being honest...because...
  94. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Target will do that to ya.....
  95. Re: Dior Sauvage - the most generic scent ever made?

    In the 90's, this was a Boss scent that I really, really liked.

    50337

    Boss Elements

    I haven't smelled it in probably 17 or 18 years, though, so I'd be curious to see how I would like it...
  96. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Yesterday I tried:

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    And today I tried:
  97. Re: Dior Sauvage - the most generic scent ever made?

    I'll have to disagree here, Lomaniac.

    I don't think that it's because "too many people think that being a crowd pleaser is something magical"......I think it's that too many people in the online...
  98. Re: Dior Sauvage - the most generic scent ever made?

    Wow...that is so odd. I don't get this "weird" heart. I'll wear it today, though, just to see if I can tell what you're referring to....but to me, the mid is when the scent really starts to mellow...
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    Re: The One Series

    Same here. I think it's collection worthy. I like it, and I wear it occasionally. Whether it meets the approval of online forum members is irrelevant. As long as I like it, and those around me...
  100. Re: Dior Sauvage - the most generic scent ever made?

    That's what my bottle is. Now I'm wondering if I should go lighter and wear it less often....damn your ass! LOL
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