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    Ocean Dreams for men Giorgio

    Ocean Dreams for Men from Giorgio Beverly Hills;saw this in a store for a few bucks.Never heard of it and no reviews about this cheapo.Anybody here who experienced this scent its little blue...
  2. Thread: Boss Number one

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    Boss Number one

    Scored a 125 ml. bottle for a few bucks.Just curious how many basenoters still like this scent.
    Wore it about 10 times and still like it very much.I feel it has some class but there is almost no...
  3. Re: Looking for earthy, spicy, woody type smelly juice

    I understand your troubles with Yatagan.I bought a bottle of this stuff and struggled a few times with the famous celery note,and I felt stupid about this blind purchase.After a few wearings the...
  4. Re: What is your current fascination/temptation as of today?

    YATAGAN.

    I am trying to like it and untill now I don't. The fascination for me is to figure out why so many people adore this scent.Maybe I soon experience why.I still smell a whole kettle of...
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    Poll: Re: Has Thierry Mugler's Pure Havane been a compliment getter to you personally YAY or NAY?

    Yes it is,but only when I spray a bit more as usual,This one can handle a heavy hand,and I've got a few good compliments.
  6. Thread: Triple test

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    Triple test

    Davidoff Zino,Bois du Portugal and Dior Fahrenheit Absolute.I liked to know wich one has the best longevity .I sprayed them all at the same time before I went to bed. I made a bet with myself that...
  7. Re: Has anyone else notice a change in the new bottles of Aramis 900

    I 've just bought a bottle of the ,,new" Havana.Many people talk about the perfect reformulation and they are saying there is no difference with the original.I've never smelled the original so I...
  8. Re: a few questions regarding the guerlain homme range (l'eau, Edt and Intense)

    L'eau is not what I expected.Its a Guerlain with a very nice start.After a few hours the lovely notes are gone and then the Iso E Super adventure starts. The drydown is exactly like the drydown of...
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    Poll: Re: Poll: Pull the trigger or no?

    Yes, and pull the trigger fast because where I live Pure Havane is already history in the stores!
    Its a mighty good scent and i am looking around for a second backup bottle but its a hell of a job...
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    Poll: Re: Mugler Cologne VS. Infusion D'Homme

    I owned both of them and I like the Prada(a bit) more then the Mugler.
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    Re: Help me pick a replacement for Envy for Men

    I found an excellent replacement for Envy. The ginger in the drydown is exactly the one I liked in the Gucci.
    Its Versace L'homme ( NOT the Pour Homme from Versace!)I Hope this one is available in...
  12. Re: Has a fragrance ever literally made you nauseous?

    Yes,two fragrances made and make me nauseous immediately when I spray them.The names of those sickmakers;Issey Myake and Lanvin Oxygene.I think they share a note I can't handle.Tried the Issey a few...
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    Re: Yet another "soapy" thread

    Yeah,Gey Flannel is a very strong soapy scent,nice!
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    Re: What award would you give Bleu de CHanel.

    Its a very good scent.Read the review of Foetidus,thats exactly how I feel about Bleu the Chanel.I own a bottle now and wear it a lot those days.In the real world people seems to love this scent.Its...
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    Re: What frag should I wear to Vegas?

    I was in Vegas a few weeks ago,the only scent I used was the famous green Polo.Next time I go to Vegas,I hope that moment comes in the future,I take my holy grail with me,Bois du Portugal.Not because...
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    Re: Revisited Bleu de Chanel...Review

    I made a U-turn with Bleu de Chanel.My first reaction when it came out was,,a Chanel with no smell".Now Bleu is one of my best,daily used summer-scents.The topnotes seems very common,but after those...
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    Re: Where has all the Pure Havane excitement gone ?

    The excitement is in my cabinet now,two big bottles,and one of them is half empty already.The reason for the silence around PH is because its almost undetectable in the stores.Some of them had...
  18. Re: what do you think about paco rabanne pour homme?

    The Paco Rabanne vintage was indeed a great scent.The only thing thats still the same is the name.Its a watery scent nowadays without the power of the real thing.I used this one for many years,and...
  19. Re: How is the Boss house generally perceived in the fragrance community?

    In the real world Boss sells more bottles compared with most other brands.
    For me Boss Bottled is an exceptable good scent.I also admit that I liked Baldessarini but I also was trapped in that ,,not...
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    Mugler Pure Havane really limited?

    I've seen the first few bottles of Mugler Havane here.I went to three different store's and in every store was just ONE bottle.I think its a very limited lounge and I've the feeling that,just like...
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    Re: What is wrong with me?

    That's a bit strange indeed,because 6 is a lot.
    I often test scents during the night,but one by one,to find out how long they last.
    Many scents are not be able to survive those nighttests and then...
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: March 2011

    Mugler Pure Havane.
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    Re: My Dad Loves Brut Classic

    Good old Brut was one of the expensive ones in the seventies.For that time it was expensive and one of the best imagebuilders for a young clubbing guy.When I was 18/19 years old people thougt you...
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    Re: Fahrenheit by Christian Dior Review

    I like the new formulation more then the versions before.The gasoline basenotes are tempered down and the drydown is softer and much nicer then the old stuff.I used the original,from the first time...
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    Re: What colognes do you hate?

    Issey Myake and Lanvin Oxygene are the most horrible fragrances I've ever smelled.They turned my stomic a few times around after smelling them.I hate those two ,yes!
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    Re: Zino Lovers, Walk Away!!

    We are talking about a dying scent,unfortunately discontinued,now available for almost nothing;everywhere!Two months ago I bought a 125 ml. bottle for 24,95 Euro,and I still can buy it for that...
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    Re: Aramis Range - Which One Is The Best

    Tuscany is good,very good,but the best of te bunch for me is JHL
    I own both and I don't care for the others,but,I've never tried Havana,so that one can be a possible winner too.
    I've never seen a...
  28. Re: My first "serious" fragrance review - Encre Noire by Lalique

    After reading your review I grabbed my bottle Encre Noire out of the cabinet and I am gonna use the scent tomorrow.Clear review,right to the point! I wish i could write a review like this,but I only...
  29. Re: Some help for a 45 year old male, needs a new cologne

    Agree with the Bois du Portugal recommandations!I always have the feeling that I am wearing the best when wearing this one.Another suggestion is to try JHL from Aramis,wich one I discovered few...
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: January 2011

    Today I bought a big 125 ml.bottle Obsession for Men.They build mountains of those Obsession bottles in some stores and sell them for just 25,00 Euro's(Douglas)Well,maybe they stop the production,or...
  31. Re: How many frags have you done a 180 on after another try?

    In a positive way Gucci PH 11;this scent has an hidden quality wich I discovered very late.At first I thought it was nothing special,but its one off my universal,all-purpose scents now.

    The 180 in...
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    Re: What are you buying yourself for Christmas?

    Aramis JHL !
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    Re: Francesco Smalto PH

    I started this thread in august,nice too see its still working.I like to add that at this moment its impossible to find it.I found it and lost it.Fortunately I bought a big bottle of this wonderfull...
  34. Thread: Jhl aramis

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    Jhl aramis

    I am very happy with the Tuscany I bought a few weeks ago and now I am interested in some more Aramis scents.JHL is the one I am going to try.Anybody with some love for JHL?How is the comparisation...
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    Re: Need a bracing fougere.

    Loewe Pour Homme.Its as bracing as bracing can be.Great and underrated.
    A hell of a scent!
  36. Thread: Zino Davidoff

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    Zino Davidoff

    Zino Davidoff is discontinued,as we all know.For me a reason to buy a few big bottles for the future.
    Many good quality scents are leaving the market.Are you creating some stock sometimes,just like...
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    Re: Mature Men (45+ ) What are your top 3 fragrances?

    1.Bois du Portugal.
    2.Kouros
    3.Aramis Tuscany
  38. Re: Has a comment here ruined -or- enhanced a fragrance experience for you?

    Depends of the person who gived the comment.Most people are forgotten today what they've wrote yesterday so why should I care about their comments ? But I admit,some comments of some ,,famous"...
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    Tuscany back in my collection!

    About 5 years ago I bought Aramis Tuscany.I liked ity a lot and finished the whole bottle in a few months.Today I did it again,100 ml. in a new package and bottle,and after the first sniff I knew...
  40. Thread: Crazy SA story!

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    Crazy SA story!

    This afternoon I went to the perfume store and I asked the SA for the VCA Midnight PH EDP.
    Guess what she did;she took quickly a little black bottle of the shelf,sprayed a big spray on a card and...
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    Re: Which fragrances have the Best Sillage?

    On my skin of course Kouros,Opium EDP,Bois d Portugal an the best of the bunch is Dior Homme Intense;this Dior keeps going ands going!Of course there are other sillage monsters like the Muglers,the...
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: November 2010

    VCA Midnight in Paris.But not for myself.Next time its my turn.Money goes fast nowadays.
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    Re: What's so unique about Creed Himalaya?

    Times are changing,a few years ago Himalaya was an hot item here on basenotes.They talked about if it came right from heaven.This and GIT where on top.I think most people are right when they say that...
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    Re: Do you have any "1-spray only" fragrances?

    Not anymore.The last ,,one-spray'' frangrance for me was named Knize Ten,and even that one spritz was to much for me.Strange,because I don't have such problems with other strong ones like Kouros,Polo...
  45. Re: Has anyone tried Acqua Di Parma Colonia Essenza?

    Tried it today,and I also smell Eau Savage in the topnotes,and they are just the notes I dislike in Eau Savage.But,fortunately,that note dissapears quickly,and then the lovely part starts.Its fresh...
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    Re: Help requested from the Gents....

    My son was very fond of Joop Homme.I know, its a extreme strong one,but children love the sweet candy note in this scent.
    Give him a sample,tell him to spray just a little bit and he will be very...
  47. Re: Mugler rubber flasks - How do I get a consistent spray?

    Almost impossible to spray.Its horror.My bottle Pure Coffee acts just like a coffeemachine,whatever I try,its a very bad system,just like pissing when you are drunk!
    The best sprayers I know are the...
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    Re: Esencia by Loewe. Is it THAT good?

    Just returned from a holiday in Spain.I 've seen Loewe in almost every perfumestore and warehouse.
    I have the Loewe PH for about two years and tested the Essencia a few times last weeks.
    I think we...
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    Re: Burberry London for Men Special Edition

    I bought this one last year,found it a very weak,,London with some citrus" smell and gived the almost full bottle to my son,and he is very glad with it.Everybody happy!
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    Re: YSL OPIUM, EDT or EDP?

    EDP is the better one.No doubt.I noticed that nowadays its a bit difficult to get.I have a backup because I am not sure about the availibility in the near future.EDT is everywhere,but go's for half...
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    Re: quick thoughts: Armani Eau pour homme

    Great allround scent.Its a classic and stylish scent but I can imagine some young people call it an old men scent.I guess they are right.I am old and I like it very much!
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    Re: Chanel Allure Homme V Dior Homme

    They are both nice,but also very different.I prefer the Dior Homme.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, October 20, 2010

    Today is a Kouros day
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    Re: Favorite Dry Downs?

    A few of the drydowns I like the most:

    the drydown of BDP is my favorite.Its great and the longevity on me is above 10 hours.Thats value for money!
    Another winner is Dior Homme Intense;very nice....
  55. Re: Givenchy Gentleman or Van Cleef & Arpel's Pour Homme

    I own both.The VCA is the one I prefer.Both have excellent sillage and longevity .I don't like the topnotes of the Gentleman,when they're gone its ok,but very lineair.The VCA is nice from top till...
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    Re: what is the WORST smelling fragrance

    ISSEY MYAKE ,this one makes me sick immediately when I smell it.
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    Re: Favorite Fragrance with a Number in its Name

    Boss number one
  58. Re: From your current wardrobe, what percentage will always be in your collection?

    50%,and thats because I cannot stop blind buying;but I never do a blind buy when a bottle is not at least half of the price,so the damage is low profile.
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    Re: your top 5 ysl colognes

    1.Opium EDP
    2.Kouros
    3.Bodykouros
    4.YSL pour homme
    5.Opium Eau de Orient
  60. Re: Most Underexposed + Excellent + Inexpensive Fragrance

    Iceberg Twice
  61. Thread: Jaguar for men

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    Re: Jaguar for men

    So now I know I bought the reformulated version,wich is made in Germany.Not so British as the brandname suggests.Well,I tried i again today, and I still like it.Why is everything reformulated those...
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    Re: Dior Eau Savage Extreeme

    During my holiday in Spain I tried it a few times and noticed indeed an extreme longevity but its also extreme lineair.After six hours it smells still the same as in the first five minutes.If one...
  63. Thread: Jaguar for men

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    Jaguar for men

    I did it again;bought a bottle blind today, Jaguar for men (green bottle).Well, I am not sooo happy with how it smells but on the other side I like it ;its a strange scent that reminds me a bit of...
  64. Re: Dior Homme, Dior Homme Sport, Dior Homme Intense

    The strongest is,of course,the Intense;this scent is great,but,as the name says,on the strong side.
    Dior Homme is a bestseller and more for allround use.I have both and for me there is a big...
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    Re: Dior Homme Intense

    I have two bottles of this stuff and I actually like it very much.After a few negative compliments I left it in the cabinet for a while,till last week.I took three sprays and went to the office.That...
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    Re: how many sprays for ENCRE NOIR?

    I do three,two in the neck and one on the chest.Thats more then enough because I can smell it for myself 6 hours after application,maybe its one spray to much but thats how I want it....
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    Francesco Smalto PH

    I noticed a 100 ml.bottle Francesco Smalto PH for a ridiculous low price and I bought the bottle blind,just for fun an for just 12 Euro ! I came home and tried it.I think this is a very good...
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    Re: Bleu de Chanel by Chanel - New fragrance

    This afternoon I walked through te centre of Amsterdam.The Bleu de Chanel is everywhere!The introduction of this new release is stunning,you cannot miss it!! The problem is that I almost smelled...
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    Re: Gurus,please help me on this

    Try Fahrenheit 32.Its ,,pricking" my nose so much that I gived the bottle away to my son.The sillage is great and it has nothing to do with the original.It fits in your description.Just try it!
  70. Re: My first day wearing Prada Infusion D Homme: Mixed feelings.

    I have also a 100ml.bottle of Infusion.The bottle is almost empty now because its one of the most versatile scents I have.Some people say stupid things when they smell something just because for...
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    Re: Do you enjoy blind buying?

    Yes,and I did that for many times, just based on the reviews.It can be tricky but on the other side I found very good scents.Nowadays I reduced this bad habit a bit because of the costs. I guess its...
  72. Re: Taylor Of Old Bond St - Luxury Sandalwood Cologne

    This is really a great scent.Bought a bottle and use in in rotation now.Very nice after a good shave.Gives a mighty nice rich feeling.Unexpected good,listen to the poster,he's right in everything he...
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    Re: Live Jazz vs. Chanel Allure Blanche Edition

    Never understood the love for Live jazz;once bought a bottle blind after reading many positive things about it but it didn't work for me. My bottle Edition Blanche was a impulsive buy wich I never...
  74. Re: Allure homme edition blanche eau de toilette concentree

    Indeed,I have the Edition Blanche and the box says concentree,and is the only Edition Blanche.
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    Scents with history

    Sometimes I look at some straightshaving forums where I found some great info about some classics like Taylor of old Bondstreet,Trumpers,Dr.Harris and some more,at least for me,unknown classics.I...
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    Re: Polo the original 1978

    Thanks for the opinions;I have never seen a bottle of Polo Modern Reserve here,I think its not available in Europe.I tried the Polo original again and did myself a favor,I bought a bottle because I...
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    Re: A Big Suprise!!!!!

    Yes,same story here in Holland,bougt a bottle TDH Perfume and received a little one for free,and that little one did it for many weeks very well;I kept in in the car.But,this all happened a few...
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    Polo the original 1978

    Just curious how many of you like and use this scent now and then.I tried it a few days ago,was not so happy with the topnotes,but after those topnotes it started to be nice for a VERY long time.Do...
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    Re: Dior Homme Vs. Intense

    We ll,I have both,at first I bought the Intense,and I am still very glad with it.For me its a cold weather scent so I never used it in other conditions.Sometimes I was wondering why I never received...
  80. Re: If it is true that Prince Charles uses both Floris No. 89 and Guerlain Vetiver then why...

    I've read for many times that he always wears GIT;maybe he is a secret basenoter with a few hundred scents.....
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    Re: What Fragrane(s) Make(s) You SICK ?!

    Issey myake;it contents a note that makes my stomach turning,closely followed by Eau Savage;I smell a just used toilet in it,horrible!!
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    Re: Versace The Dreamer discontinued ?

    I detected the NEW boxes now for very low prices;100 ml. for just 29,95 Euro.This could be a bad sign.In the last 15 months they sold out the old package,now its time for the most recent boxes.Its a...
  83. Re: I`m in the mood to blind buy a ROUGE COLOGNE! You may help me!?

    I think Beverly Hills Red is an option.Its worth a try I guess, and since its reintroduction very affordable.
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    Re: Chanel Longevity issue!

    I experienced some of this with the Pour Monsieur,also with the Concentree version.Egoiste is doing it very well,but that one is sadly not one of my favorites.Allure line;the best here is the Edition...
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    Re: Montana Parfum d'Homme

    Bought it blind about a year ago,it was very cheap and at the moment it's still available for almost nothing.
    Soon I disliked it and I gived the almost full bottle away.The box was ugly,the bottle...
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    Re: Is Allure Édition Blanche a Limited Edition?!

    In the beginning it was,but its everywhere now,in big quantities,there is no perfumeshop where its not on the shelves.
    I guess its just as limited as the rest of the Chanels.Its a perfect scent for...
  87. Thread: Vintage Kouros

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    Re: Vintage Kouros

    I use Kouros for so many years now,and never noticed any difference and I think they never formulated Kouros.Just the packaging and the bottle changed a little.
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    Re: I got a compliment while wearing Kouros.

    I compliment myself each time when I wear Kouros;when I am in my car I always say to myself how good I smell.Thats a good thing I suppose,because its the only scent I can smell on myself for hours...
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    Re: Cartier Roadster Black?!

    I smelled Cartier Roadster Black, and the only difference is the packaging,because I think the word Black sells a bit better.Juice is exactly the same as the existing Roadster,wich I own and do not...
  90. Re: what kind of fragrance do older women like? (aged 30-45)

    Well boy,I think we have the same purpose,I also like to seduce a 35 years old women,and I sprayed myself with about everything that has a sprayer on top.Nothing really works,and I am just 55 years...
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: April 2010

    Today changed some giftcoupons for a bottle Bulgari PH Extreme.Nice addition for spring I hope.
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    Re: Maximum no of perfume bottles

    Somewhere between 20 and 25.Most in 100 ml.Sometimes I give a few scents away because I don't use them anymore.I don't like old stock so my oldest is 2 years now.I keep the colllection small so I can...
  93. Re: What's your favourite fragrance for spring and summer?

    Chanel Allure Edition Blanche because of the excellent longevity,the perfect sillage and last but not least,the amazing smell.I think this one is still very underrated.For me its one of the best for...
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    Re: Dior homme intense?? help!

    About a year ago I bought a 100ml.bottle Intense.Because of the ,,Limited" story I bought a 50 ml. wich I started to use and this bottle is almost empty now.The big one is still sealed because I...
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    ,,Winter scents" in hot climate country's

    I was wondering about the use of what we call ,,winterscents'' in country's where its sunny and hot most time of the year.Do you enjoy the heavy ones with light application or are you more in the...
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    Prada Infusion de Vetiver

    Prada Infusion de Vetiver;tried it yesterday and,as an owner of the regular Infusion,I can tell you that I prefer the original Infusion,because after the topnotes,wich I dislike, the Vetiver changed...
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    Re: ,,Older" Basenoters and their most used scent

    Wow,didn't expected so many positive feedback;thanks everybody!

    Enjoy your day!
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    ,,Older" Basenoters and their most used scent

    Well,say we are above 50 years old,just like me, wich scent was always present in those years passed by?
    Mine was and is Kouros,surrounded by many other scents,but Kouros was always present,and...
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    Re: Is this the ultimate men's ginger frag ?

    Burberry Sport for men;sampled this one yesterday.The ginger in the topnotes is on then heavy side;unmistakeble ginger,thats a fact.Then, very soon after the ginger blast,sometingh woody takes the...
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    Re: Gucci PH I being discontinued?

    I don't know,but a fact is that at some places here its available for almost half of the price,only 50ml.bottles.They do the same with the newer PH11.
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