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    Re: Immediate regret

    Early in my frag fascination, I was at Sephora doing some testing and LOVED Platinum Egoiste. I bought a bottle, and from the first wearing there was something incredibly off-putting to me. I've...
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    Re: A-Men on first date or play it safe?

    I recently had this same debate for a first date with a much older woman than the OP's (18 x 2) and decided to go with A*Men. She loved it, and said she wished I had a little more on so it was...
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    Re: Burberry london everyday at college?

    I was recently in a wedding and another member of the wedding party smelled pretty good and I couldn't figure out what it was. I was blown away that it was Burberry London since it is one of my...
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    Re: rochas man or A*men

    I own both. They are definitely in the same vein but quite different. I really like both but prefer A*Men at the moment.
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    Re: Today I bought - December 2009

    Retrieved my 50 ml rubber flask of A*Men from the mailbox this morning. It was an eBay purchase so I was little nervous, but the sprayer had not been primed and the juice seems fantastic!
  6. Re: What was the first fragrance you bought after joing basenotes?

    After reading for a short while I ran to Sephora for some testing and walked out with:

    Burberry London
    Dirty English
    Platinum Egoiste
    Rochas Man

    That was a little more than a year ago and I...
  7. Re: I Found the Best Atomizer! (Department Store Only, Please)

    I'll add another vote for Dior Homme.
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    Re: Today I bought ~~~~ October 2009 ~~~~

    Tested Gucci PH last weekend, and was disappointed to find opened packages at my local TJ Maxx. Happened into a Marshall's today and there was a sealed 50 ml staring right at me!

    There was one...
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    Re: Spotted at Marshall's

    Picked up a 2.5 oz John Varvatos at TJ Maxx on Saturday for $19.99. They also had one bottle of Gucci PH 1.7 oz for the same price that I passed on (would have bough II).
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    Re: Frag that I loved now makes me sick

    On my first trip to Sephora after spending some time here, I sprayed Platinum Egoiste and thought it smelled like pure class in a bottle. I bought a 50 ml have worn it 2-3 times, and I can't stand...
  11. Thread: Dior Homme

    by Lenny5160
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    Re: Dior Homme

    I found a great deal on 100 ml of DH on eBay a couple months ago, and it has almost become my signature scent. Prior to that purchase I had my classy scents, bar scents, casual scents, and it all...
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    Re: Spotted at Marshall's

    At TJ Maxx: Ferrari Passion, CK Contradiction, Aqua Quorum, Jaguar, Adidas Team Force along with the usuals.

    I picked up a 50 ml of Lucky You for $12.99 based on all the positive reviews and a...
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    Re: S.O.T.D .. Friday 30th January 2009

    Dior Homme again.
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    Re: SotD - January 29, 2009

    I received my bottle of Dior Homme just before leaving town late last week. I may be wearing it daily for awhile.
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    Re: SotD, Thursday 22 Jan

    Burberry Brit
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    Re: SotD, 21th Jan, Wed

    Dressed up a little more than usual today, and as usual reached for Rive Gauche PH.
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    Re: SotD - Monday - 19 Jan 09

    Burberry London. It is always the first thing that comes to mind when wearing a sweater.
  18. Re: Today I Bought - January 2009; HAPPY NEW YEAR FOLKS :)

    Just scored a great deal on 100 ml of Dior Homme on eBay. Can't wait! One of my first buys that wasn't blind or nearly blind.
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    Re: Chocolate Amber by Bath and Body Works

    I found this thread while doing a search on Sensual Amber. I just returned from a friend's house that had Sensual Amber hand soap, and I think it smelled exactly like Rive Gauche PH. It was...
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    Re: SotD - Friday, 16 Jan 09

    Adidas Victory League which arrived yesterday. It was a blind buy prompted by a recent thread and I couldn't agree more with those saying it is a very nice "cheap" frag. I think this is my new...
  21. Re: Today I Bought - January 2009; HAPPY NEW YEAR FOLKS :)

    Today I received my bottle of Adidas Victory League, along with ordered samples of:

    Aquaman by Rochas
    Dior Homme
    L'Homme by YSL
    YSL Pour Homme
    Jaipur
    Equipage

    They also threw in a sample...
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    Re: SotD - Wednesday, 14 Jan 09

    Chanel's Platinum Egoiste. I picked it up on my very first big fragrance-buying spree few months back. When I sprayed it into the air it was like class in a bottle. I loved it. This is probably...
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    Re: SOTD, 13th Jan, Tueday

    The freezing temperatures and no meetings today called for a rare mid-week wearing of Rochas Man.
  24. Re: Honored fragrances you're just not impressed with...

    I've posted this before - Guerlain Vetiver. I was all set to love it. Seemingly universal love, the beautiful green juice, pretty nice price. One spray to my right wrist and I was immediately...
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    Re: SotD - Friday, 9 Jan 09

    Corduroy by Zirh, from a sample. Seems pleasant enough but I am not wowed by it.
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    Re: Adidas Victory League

    The Overstock link shows the 2006 Special Edition, while Scentedmonkey only has the "regular" in stock. Nobody knows if there is a difference, or which one is regarded as one of the great men's...
  27. Re: How do you people do it? I only have 4 frags and I can't even decide what to wear

    I was worried about the "old man" connotations of Rive Gauche, but bought it blind anyway and do not see an age issue with it at all. The only frag in my wardrobe with which I worry about smelling...
  28. Re: Help me pick out a fragrance for a first date

    That is pretty funny....I was wearing Dirty English the night we met! As for the night/next day comment, I already mentioned that the Rive Gauche date went "VERY" well.
  29. Re: Help me pick out a fragrance for a first date

    I had a first date a couple weeks ago; first after my recent divorce. I was planning to play it safe with Burberry London, but we decided to dress up a bit and said "to hell with it, no guts no...
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    Re: SotD - Wednesday, 24 Dec 08

    Third!
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    Re: Burberry London vs. Pi. Better frag?

    I have no longevity problems with London, but I wouldn't call it sweet either.
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    Re: SotD - Friday, December 19

    Juicy Couture - Dirty English
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    Re: SotD - Thursday, December 18

    Rive Gauche PH
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    Re: SotD - Wednesday, 17 Dec 08

    Lolita Lempicka Au Masculin. Nothing about the day fits my typical LLAM situation at all, but it has been a couple weeks and I missed it.
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    Re: SotD - Tuesday, 16 Dec 08

    Nicole Miller for Men
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    Re: SotD - Monday, 15 Dec 08

    I am pretty sure that is the only stuff my dad has ever worn, and from the same bottle over my lifetime of 30 years!

    For me it is 2 sprays of Opium PH EDT today.
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    Re: SotD - Sunday, 14 Dec 08

    Burberry Brit
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    Re: SotD - Saturday, 13 Dec 08

    Rochas Man
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    Re: SotD - Friday, 12 Dec 08

    http://a248.g.akamai.net/7/248/8278/20080319030948/www.sephora.com/assets/dyn/product/P208902/P208902_lg.jpg

    Juicy Couture - Dirty English
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday, 10 December 2008

    Burberry London
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    Re: SotD - Tuesday, 9 Dec 08

    A cold, snowy day calls for the spicy apple goodness of Nicole Miller for Men.
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    Re: SotD - Monday, 8 Dec 08

    Burberry Brit for Men
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    Re: SotD - Thursday, 4 Dec 08

    Rochas Man
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    Re: SotD - Wednesday, 3 Dec 08

    Must be a midwestern thing. I am joining derango1 in Rive Gauche PH today.
  45. Re: I think I may have discovered the best chocolate scent yet!

    I really enjoy both Rochas Man and Lolita Lempicka. I have no longevity issues with either, and am only commenting because LLAM absolutely refuses to die on me and I find it odd that your only...
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    Re: SotD - Tuesday, 2 Dec 08

    Burberry Brit for Men
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    Re: SotD - Monday, 01 Dec 08

    YSL - Rive Gauche PH. First time wearing after a blind buy from Amazon's 50% off sale. Now I know what everyone has been talking about. This is the first scent as a newbie in which I can really...
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    Re: SotD SUNDAY 30th November 2008

    Nicole Miller for Men
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    Re: SotD - Saturday 29th November 2008

    Brought the kids to see Santa today, and drove the moms in line wild with Paris Hilton for Men from a mini I bought at TJ Maxx just for Celebuscent Day.
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    Re: SotD - Friday 28th November 2008

    Keeping it light and easy in Lucky #6.
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    Re: SotD - Thursday 27th November 2008

    With all the talk of the scent being reminiscent of the holidays, I can't be the only one in Burberry London.
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    Re: SotD - Wednesday 26th November 2008

    Party time right after work, so had to go with Lolita Lempicka Au Masculin.
  53. Re: New member with is first sampling review ;)

    As many have said, great first post! I am pretty new to this also and appreciate the descriptions that are a little more simplified than many you will find here, although those are very helpful in...
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    Re: SotD - Tuesday - 25th November 2008

    Chanel Platinum Egoiste
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    Re: Best for Night-club, disco, clubbing?

    Do you know why women wear "feminine" scents? Because they like them!
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    Re: Burberry, help please.

    I own and like both. They both last well on me too. However, in the morning when nothing else jumps out at me I grab London.
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    Re: SotD - Monday - 24th November 2008

    Burberry London
  58. Re: Help Me Decide Between Lolita Lempicka Au Masculin, Body Kouros & Mat; Very Male

    I tested Lolita Lempicka Au Masculin a week ago. I liked it but it seemed to fill the same void as Rochas Man, which I already have. They are different enough but my collection is relatively small...
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    Re: Best for Night-club, disco, clubbing?

    Wow, I guess I never think of Platinum Egoiste when going out. Seems like more of a formal scent to me. Not a "club" guy but popular bars. I generally wear one of these:

    Rochas Man
    Lolita...
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    Re: SotD, Friday, 21 November 2008

    I had planned all week to wear my new Lolita Lempicka Au Masculin on casual Friday, but I wore a brown shirt and decided on the smooth mocha-vanilla goodness of Rochas Man.
  61. Re: Sex Panther Cologne: 60% of the time, it works every time

    Unfortunately, according to the press release it has been reformulated (gasp!) and no longer contains bits of real panther. Therefore, we no longer know it's good.
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    Re: Non cloying apples & cinnamon fragrance?

    Nicole Miller for Men has apple and is spicy although cinnamon is not in the notes. I wouldn't call it fresh though, and I was disappointed with the longevity. On the bright side, it is cheap and...
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    Re: SotD , Thursday November 20th , 2008

    Lucky Number 6. I picked it up a couple days ago for cheap after it was mentioned as a very "safe" scent and read the reviews. Very clean, pleasant, and definitely safe but maybe a little too...
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    Re: My Recent Gendarme Order

    Do you think perhaps your small bottles are 2 oz to the "shoulder" and not all the way to the top?
  65. Re: Body Kouros smells EXACTLY and i mean EXACTLY like...

    I have a beeswax hair stick that I have owned for years but rarely use, and it was the first thing I thought of when I smelled Dior Homme.
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    Re: SotD - Wednesday, 19 Nov 08

    Nicole Miller for Men
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    Re: Today I Bought - November 2008 Edition

    Stopped at TJ Maxx and picked up a 50ml Lucky #6 and a little 15 ml Paris Hilton for men for under $20 total.

    Next stop was to Sephora at the mall to pick up their sampler kit for my brother for...
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    Re: SotD - Tuesday, 18 Nov 08

    Burberry Brit
  69. Thread: Easy Scents

    by Lenny5160
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    Re: Easy Scents

    I am also looking for something like this. I was at Sephora on Saturday but had the kids with so couldn't take much time. I got a weak dribble spray of Dior Homme and liked it a lot. I wanted to...
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    Re: Rochas Man - Yes Or No?

    I haven't been at this fragrance obsession for very long (about 2 months) but of the 8 bottles I own, Rochas Man is my favorite scent. Unfortunately, I have only worn it 3 times as I have a hard...
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    Re: Most beautiful bottle in your wardrobe

    Dirty English by Juicy Couture. I think it looks much better on my dresser than in this pic from Sephora. This one and Rochas Man sit at the front of my rather small collection.
    ...
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    Re: SotD - Tuesday, 11 November 08

    Opium PH EDT, first full wearing.
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    Re: SotD, Friday, 7th November 2008

    Burberry Brit
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    Re: Dirty, Booze, Tobacco Frag.

    Dirty English smells mostly like booze and leather to me.
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    Re: Today I Bought - November 2008 Edition

    Last night I picked up a 50ml of Burberry Brit for 50% off at Walgreens.

    On Tuesday it was a 30ml of Opium PH EDT at TJ Maxx.

    Both blind based on reviews here, and not disappointed. I was a...
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    Re: Opium EDT or EDP

    I just got home from TJ Maxx where I bought a 30ml bottle of Opium PH EdT for $15. It was the only bottle of Opium they had. Blind purchase based on the recent threads here (and low price), and...
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    Re: SotD - Monday, 3 November 08

    Platinum Egoiste by Chanel
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    Re: SotD - Thursday, 30 Oct 08

    2nd consecutive day of Dirty English here.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday, 28 October 2008

    Burberry London
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