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    Re: SOTD Thursday 21st May 2015

    YSL pour homme
    http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41NUjYebpWL._SY300_.jpg
  2. Re: Need a little help with Halston Z-14 vintage

    If It's just a subtle difference, I won't bother getting an older bottle! Thanks Scott!
  3. Re: Need a little help with Halston Z-14 vintage

    Well, It's nice to hear this. Maybe I should buy an even cheaper big bottle of z14's new formulation.
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    Re: Is this Pure Havane fake or real?

    Are there preview cases of fake limited edition fragrances? On ebay, there are some testers being sold. I think those ones deserve more warning. Yours seems good.
  5. Re: Need a little help with Halston Z-14 vintage

    Thanks for replying, Oviatt! I own a big bottle of 1-12 (latest version) and It's a great scent. Its top notes are amazing. Vintage must be even better, but I'm not in the mood for searching for a...
  6. Need a little help with Halston Z-14 vintage

    Hi folks,

    I recently blind bought an inexpensive small bottle of new reformulated Halston z-14 and was surprised about its smell: nothing like the designer new realeases. Of course, I read a lot...
  7. Re: What was the last bottle you completely finished???

    Name: Aramis life 50 ml
    Bought: 2005
    Finished: December 2014 (after wearing it a lot that month)
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 19th May 2015

    CK Obsession
    http://www.parfumarabais.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/ck-obsession-man.jpg
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    Re: Today I bought: May 2015

    Mr. Montana, how many formulations were there until its descontinuation? This 3rd formulation dates from late 80s or early 90s?
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    Re: Gucci Nobile - similar?

    You canadians complain too much! LOL! The same US$150 = 450 Brazilian Real
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    Re: Gucci Nobile - similar?

    I bought a Nobile Royalty bottle after my Gucci had run out and It's so far the closest one I've found until now (although It's not that close). It shares Gucci's green side in a less rich way, It's...
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    Re: Today I bought: May 2015

    Hi folks, I've just blind bought a vintage bottle of Ho hang and although It was the let down of the year for me, could you help me with its date of production? Thanks in advance!
    ...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 18th May 2015

    A*Men Pure Malt

    http://www.osmoz.us/Public/Files/perfume/amen_pure_malt_2013_thierry_mugler_07ada6d014.jpg
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    Re: The thrill of Blind Buying.

    I always blind buy, but not because of the thrill. It's just that I can't find what I'm curious about where I live. Half of my fragrances are product of blind buying. Some were amazing acquisitions,...
  15. [International] HO HANG !!! Vintage, Pre-Barcode, atomiseur bottle!! Sale or swap!

    Hello folks!

    I got a 100ml bottle of Balenciaga Ho hang, It's vintage, pre barcode version, unboxed, for sale or swap. Atomiseur bottles don't come completely full, some I think It's 85-80% full....
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    Re: Classics true to original formula?

    Aramis Tuscany still smells nice, although less spicy and dense.
    Although people have complained about it, Antaeus seems fine to me.
  17. Re: What are the discontinued fragrances you'd want to sniff?

    Cacharel pour l'homme
    Ho hang club
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 5th May 2015

    Boucheron pour homme
    http://epocacosmeticos.vteximg.com.br/arquivos/ids/177089-500-500/boucheron-pour-homme-edt-boucheron.jpg?v=635356881462070000
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 3rd May 2015

    Chanel pour monsieur
    http://www.chanel.com/pt_BR/perfumes-cosmeticos/cms2export/Site22Files/file64765/117450_a_LARGE.jpg
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    Re: Best Reformulated Fragrances 2015

    Lacoste Original (1984), although watered down, It's still pretty good imho.
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    Re: SOTD Monday 27th April 2015

    A*Men Pure Havane

    http://aws-media.myperfumesamples.com/mps/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/7/0/70320-100.jpg
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    Poll: Re: What's your pick(s) for Fig based fragrances?

    I've never smelt Salvatore Ferragamo but I'm really curious about it, specially because I like fig. Good Life and Dune are two appreciated fragrances of mine.
    How would you describe it? Sweet Figs?...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 24th April 2015

    Armani eau pour homme
    https://rhemaperfumesimportados.files.wordpress.com/2012/06/armani_pour_homme.jpg
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    Re: Best of the 90's?

    Ungaro L'homme I
    Followed by Boucheron pour homme, Ungaro L'homme II, Kouros Fraicheur
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    Re: Best of the 80's?

    Lacoste (original) - 1984
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    Re: Today I bought: April 2015

    At least, you bought a vintage bottle. My bottle seems to be the last version before descontinuation as its cap doesn't have the brand name engraved. Fortunately, I didn't notice any significant...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 23rd April 2015

    Giving myself a break:
    Kenneth Cole Reaction

    http://www.fragrancex.com/images/products/parent/medium/60316M.jpg
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    Re: Do you like Lapidus pour Homme?

    I have a small vintage bottle and bought recently a backup of the new stuff. They're close, I don't think they're so different as people stated. The vintage is nuclear, I understand when some...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 22nd April 2015

    Davidoff original

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.1333.jpg
  30. Thread: Vintage Kouros

    by RCavs
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    Re: Vintage Kouros

    Hi Vinnie,
    Being a brazilian I can feel your pain... I normally keep far from these ebay prices. They're nonsense... Specially for us, where 1 dolar corresponds to 3.2 and 1 euro = 3.4...
    Paying 3...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 20th April 2015

    Arrogance pour homme
    http://uiimages.parfumo.de/2/6/9009_1d2172814cd930aa31bf969b3012b6d6.jpg
  32. Poll: Re: Poll-Best designer fragrance for a boiling hot summer

    Where I am, It's hot and humid, but not so humid as in a tropical forest, humidity comes from the sea. And It's boiling hot in summer and hot in the winter (in a greenhouse way).
    22-23 degrees...
  33. Re: Your top undoubtedly masculine/Alpha fragrances!

    That's it!
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    Re: SOTD Friday 17th April 2015

    Sergio Tacchini
    http://www.fragrancex.com/images/products/parent/medium/34851M.jpg
  35. Re: Help me with this obscure italian fragrance: Renato balestra pour homme

    Thanks drseid! I'm going to track it down. Your last recommendation (based on a review I read in the directory about Revillon pour homme) was really helpful for me to buying it blind. I'm still...
  36. Re: Help me with this obscure italian fragrance: Renato balestra pour homme

    Do you remember if any of them were similar to the one below?
    http://www.fragrancex.com/images/products/parent/medium/878M.jpg
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 16th April 2015

    Ungaro II

    https://sillyage.files.wordpress.com/2014/09/ungaro-ungaro-ii-pour-homme-edt-100ml.jpg
  38. Re: Help me with this obscure italian fragrance: Renato balestra pour homme

    I paid at the time the equivalent of 20 - 21 euros... It was a good deal as I don't know the vintage and the newer one is nice for the price. Pino was even cheaper, something as 13-14 euros. Another...
  39. Re: Help me with this obscure italian fragrance: Renato balestra pour homme

    Ouch! Around $100 is almost niche price... Sometimes I think I've already entered the niche world (Although I try to keep far from it) when I realize I paid 80 euros for a Ungaro I 30ml spray bottle....
  40. Thread: Am I doomed?

    by RCavs
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    Re: Am I doomed?

    The story of my life... :(
  41. Re: Help me with this obscure italian fragrance: Renato balestra pour homme

    What a pitty... But if they kept on producing stuff like Lancetti Uomo I wouldn't mind buying their drugstore fragrances. Don't know if Capucci is still in production but the one I bought (probably...
  42. Re: Help me with this obscure italian fragrance: Renato balestra pour homme

    Thanks, hednic! It seems there are/were 2 different fragrances: balestra pour homme and Renato Balestra pour homme. The former seems to be a leather chypre while the later, an aromatic fougere....
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 15th April 2015

    Pancaldi
    http://www.beautyencounter.com/products/large/pancalmini.jpg
  44. Help me with this obscure italian fragrance: Renato balestra pour homme

    Hi Folks,
    I wish to buy this fragrance blind, but I'm in doubt if the ones in the pictures below are the same or reformulated versions of the one listed in the directory.
    The ones:...
  45. Re: What is the real story with "vintage" fragrances?

    In spite of searching for some vintages on ebay, I have never bought anything higher than $85. And trust me, unless you have a lot of money to spend (which is not my case) or love the fragrance...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 13th April 2015

    Givenchy Xeryus

    http://mlb-s2-p.mlstatic.com/xeryus-vintage-givenchy-50ml-edt-muito-raro-velha-formula-15150-MLB20096552086_052014-O.jpg
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    Re: SOTD Friday 10th April 2015

    Kouros Eau de Sport

    http://pimages.parfumo.de/240/27398_ooe2qq_kouros_eau_de_sport_240.jpg
  48. Re: "KOUROS: the Scent of Gods" (a 100-pictures review)

    That's for sharing, jason!
    I was worried about the authenticity of my bottle (especially because of the plastic blue base). You clarified It. And I agree 100% that It's too high nowadays for a...
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    Re: To be discovered, not announced?

    Does people actually hug in North America?! I'm surprised! :)


    Agreed 100%
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 9th April 2015

    A*men Pure havane

    http://aws-media.myperfumesamples.com/mps/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/7/0/70320-100.jpg
  51. Re: "KOUROS: the Scent of Gods" (a 100-pictures review)

    Thanks Slayerized, I bought it for a bargain (if compared to the prices listed on ebay) and even though I had read Andre's great articles about Kouros, if I'm not mistaken, there were only pictures...
  52. Re: "KOUROS: the Scent of Gods" (a 100-pictures review)

    Hi Andre,
    Looking at the pictures below, can you tell me the year of production of this bottle?
    https://www.flickr.com/photos/125710268@N05/17084648081/in/photostream/player/...
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    Re: Gucci Pour Homme II Thoughts

    Great fragrance! I think It's like a light/watered down version of L'Artisan tea for two.
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    Re: To be discovered, not announced?

    5 maybe could be too much in certain areas, but someone else must have a hound nose to detect 1/2 spray under a bunch of shirts, imho. Although the cologne guy issue can lead to the smoke free stuff...
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    Re: To be discovered, not announced?

    It looks like you're hypersensitive, pal. Or maybe I wear "that cologne guy" amounts...
    Anyway, I live in hot and humid weather, so half-spray would vanish in no more than 1 hour.
    For me It's often...
  56. Re: What's the reason they call agarwood fragrances "Ouds"?

    So do I!



    I think the same way! Or maybe an injured wolf?
    Agar seems a better name in my humble opinion. Seems more exotic to me. And also more oriental. But Isn't it difficult for english...
  57. Re: Spiritueuse Double Vanille & Cuir Beluga Appreciation Thread

    Is SDV similar to any designer fragrance you know?
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 8th April 2015

    Aramis

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.113.jpg
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 7th April 2015

    Acqua di Selva

    http://www.fragrancex.com/images/products/sku/small/83434.jpg
  60. Re: "A to Z (14)" What are your favorite BUDGET fragrances ?

    Yeah, go for the classics: Gianfranco Ferre for Man, Versace L'homme, Bogart (signature) and One Man Show, Arrogance pour homme, Krizia uomo,Caesars man, Lomani pour homme...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 6th April 2015

    Pancaldi

    http://i.ytimg.com/vi/m93eF-dnaXE/hqdefault.jpg
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    Re: Revillon pour homme is amazing!!

    Thanks, Dimitrios! When I was doing my "homework", I also read your threads about it and It was extremely important for me to take the decision of buying it blind. As I consider you one of my vintage...
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    Re: just made mt first niche purchase

    Hey fragrancenewguy, tell us your thoughts about it!
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    Revillon pour homme is amazing!!

    Sometime ago, in my search for classic scents, I heard about this fragrance and read the beautiful reviews of ericrico and drseid about it, I was pretty excited to buy it blind but couldn't find a...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 1st April 2015

    Borsalino

    http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41WLeGK-8IL.jpg
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    Re: Lacking names and versions in the Directory

    Another suggestions: Correct the pictures of Ungaro I and Ungaro II.
    Add Very Irresistible Summer edition (the best flanker imho)
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    Re: What do you think on Anteaus?

    what's wrong with the opening, for you?

    By the way, I love it!
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 31st March 2015

    Hugo Boss orange

    http://www.clubedasgrifes.com.br/imagens/clubedasgrifes.com.br/produtos/PERFUMES/HUGO_BOSS/HUGO_BOSS_ORANGE_MAN.jpg
  69. Re: Aventus - the Acqua di Gio of niche masculine perfumery

    lol!!!
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    Re: SOTD Monday 30th March 2015

    Givenchy Pi

    http://fimgs.net/images/secundar/o.113.jpg
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    Re: Is Aramis a good blind buy?

    Take some laundry detergent (it must be mega clean), label it as fragrance or cologne (as some prefer), advertise it with some young handsome model, emphasizing that It's a chick magnet and voilá!...
  72. Re: The Most Hated 3: Of Your Wife, Girlfriend, or Significant Other

    That's it! My wife made me get rid of my Guerlain Vetiver bottle... According to her, "It's so sweaty and smoky"...
    She always reminds me that I'm smelling like my father, when I'm wearing Lapidus...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 27th March 2015

    Halston 1-12

    http://www.aperfume.info/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/Halston-1-12-Halston.jpg
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    Re: Versace l'homme & Halstons!

    I'm wearing 1-12 today and It's a great fragrance indeed. Really hard to say if It's better than Z-14, but after all, It has a heavenly top while z-14's drydown is better.
    Anyway, these 2 great and...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 26th March 2015

    Halston Z-14

    http://ak1.ostkcdn.com/images/products/884519/Halston-Z-14-by-Halston-4.2-ounce-Cologne-Spray-for-Men-L959007.jpg
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    Re: Versace l'homme & Halstons!

    First full wearing of Z-14 today! Nice smell indeed!
    I'm surprised that It isn't the atomic bomb some people were claiming. It's much more simple than I thought (especially after looking at its...
  77. Re: The Top 3: Of Your Wife, Girlfriend, or Significant Other

    My wife top 3:
    1. Gucci Envy
    2. S.T. Dupont Signature
    3. Lacoste pour homme (gray box)
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    Re: Everyone Always Hates on Polo Colognes: Why?

    I like a lot of RL fragrances, especially vintage Polo (the new release is another fragrance), Safari and Polo Blue. My only complaint is that I can't find huge discounts on them as I do with other...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 25th March 2015

    Versace L'Homme

    http://www.pharmocare.com/images/products/versace-versace-lhomme-100ml-edt--YFPx.jpg
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    Re: Versace l'homme & Halstons!

    Thanks, everybody!
    Tried z-14 quickly yesterday night and also liked it! I was particularly affraid of it, but someone acostummed to old school fragrances has nothing to fear. Had no problem at all,...
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    Re: Opinions about Versace Pour Homme?

    Tried a sample and didn't like it. Too aquatic for me... (and I like a lot of aquatics as AdG, Davidoff Echo etc.)
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    Versace l'homme & Halstons!

    Hi Folks,

    Got a package with 4 old school fragrances today: versace L' homme, Halston z-14 and 1-12 and a backup bottle of Lacoste original.
    Bought them blind after reading a bunch of reviews and...
  83. Re: So "Pierre Montale" doesn't even exist and isn't even an original French company..

    Agree entirely! And I didn't join basenotes in 2010.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 24th March 2015

    Nino cerruti Fair Play
    http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41P2fdOz-uL.jpg
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    Re: What's definitely masculine is.. grossness?

    Agree with every word.
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    Les Copains homme (classic), anyone?

    I need help from my basenotes fellas, especially the italians ones!
    Someone offered this fragrance in a swap...Is it worth? wasn't able to find anything in the directory about it. There's info only...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 23rd March 2015

    Giorgio Red

    http://img.extrascents.com/product-catalogue/large/30731-giorgio-beverly-hills-red-for-men-50ml-edt-spray.jpg
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    Re: Vintage Gianfranco Ferre For Man

    Hi AlanG, welcome!
    I recently bought the new version and It's amazing... I'm trying to figure out how better is the vintage!!
    As for the new one, It starts with a great spicy accord and 2-3...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 19th March 2015

    Krizia uomo

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.6381.jpg
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    Re: My Retro purchases arrived!

    Definitely a bad thing, considering that Polo Modern Reserve is already a light version of the once mighty original...
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    Re: My Retro purchases arrived!

    Tried the new Polo formulation recently and It's outrageous! it's like wearing "Polo Modern Reserve Light".
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 18th March 2015

    Boucheron pour homme

    http://picture.yatego.com/images/4afa6270415873.5/Boucheron-Pour-Homme-Men-Eau-de-Toilette-Spray-100-ml-BN-kqh/boucheron---pour-homme-men-eau-de-toilette-spray-100-ml.JPG
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 17th March 2015

    Balenciaga pour homme

    http://u.jimdo.com/www51/o/s9c04ba60fbc5f46f/img/i9a932f3f380093d3/1393954810/orig/image.jpg
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    Re: My Retro purchases arrived!

    Great purchases! Does lagerfeld still exhales that powdery sweet accord? With a discordant sour note?
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    Re: SOTD Monday 16th March 2015

    Enrico Coveri pour homme

    https://www.parfum-espenau.de/images/produkte/i19/1938-Enrico-Coveri-pour-Homme.jpg
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    Re: SOTD Friday 13th March 2015

    Soprani uomo

    http://i1303.photobucket.com/albums/ag148/mdclx/SopraniUomo_zps5de33a4f.jpg
  97. Re: Bogart Signature (1975) Newer Formulation and Older Formulation?

    When precisely was It reformulated? I have a bottle I bought in 2004, probably made 1-2 years before... It's a great spicy, OAKMOSSY fragrance.
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 11th March 2015

    YSL pour homme

    http://www.perfumali.com.br/ecommerce_site/arquivos10578/arquivos/1320848443_2.jpg
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    Re: Kouros: my first experience

    Definitely I can't understand all this urinal cake/cat piss talk. Really. Worn It for a long time, It's strong and bold and was truly appreciated in the nineties around here. But no one has ever said...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 10th March 2015

    Arrogance uomo

    http://www.larosadeiventiprofumi.com/public/shop/prodotti/ARROGANCE_UOMO_EDT_75ML.JPG
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