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    Re: Showing Prada Some Love

    I've enjoyed all the male Prada fragrances. Luna Rossa is no exception. Great review!
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    Re: new fragrance: Hanae Mori HiM

    I am really digging the EDP. Great Longevity and decent silage. Starts out pretty sweet but settles down into a really enjoyable vanilla, light cinnamon, cedar and amber base.
  3. Poll: Re: Allure Homme Edition Blanche or Dior Homme Sport?

    DHS is one of my favorite summer scents. Edition Blanche never really grabbed a hold of me.
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    Re: Today i bought: April 2013

    Prada Luna Rossa 100 ml
    Hanae Mori HiM EDP 100 ml
  5. Re: Costume National Homme - everyone seems to have a different perception!

    I love Costume National Homme and I also agree the sprayer is just awful. I decant it into another container and spray it that way.

    The juice itself starts pretty sweet and boozy, but settles...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    It isn't nose fatigue. I tested this for five days before deciding to contact amazon. It is incomparable with my first bottle, which was complex and beautiful throughout every phase of development.
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    I took a chance on purchasing a bottle through Amazon (sold by Amazon). It is my second bottle of GIT. I'm 100% certain the fragrance is real, however the quality of the fragrance is incredibly...
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    Re: Costume National Homme

    Great to see Costume National Homme has a good following. It is one of my favorite cool weather frags. Starts off pretty pungent and loud but settles down to a smooth cinnamon and clove that has...
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    Re: Cinnamon and patchouli

    I highly agree!
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    Re: Platinum Egoiste Reformulated?

    It has definitely been reformulated. Top notes are much less harsh but I don't get any rubber note that others have mentioned. Longevity wise it still lasts throughout the day but projection is...
  11. Re: Masculine scent with dominant realistic cinnamon note

    Costume National Homme. Cinnamon note isn't dominant, but it is undeniably masculine and my most complimented fragrance by far.
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    Re: Chanel Bleu de Chanel

    I found it pleasant but mostly forgettable. Sold my bottle to a guy I work with and he said his daughter (college age) loved the way it made him smell. Maybe I should have kept it. :grin:
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    Re: I've just been wowed by...

    2 frags that I enjoy very much. CNH has become my go to frag and it's as close to a signature scent that I own.
  14. Re: Whats a good sport fragrance that wont break the bank?

    Chrome is pretty nice for how cheaply you can find it
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    Re: Your favorite Bvlgari fragrance?

    Soir
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    Re: HELP, need some ideas

    Chanel Platinum Egoiste and Allure Homme Blanche are, at the very least, worth sampling.
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    Re: Citrus and Cigarettes - Any Suggestions?

    Try Bulgari Pour Homme and its flanker, Soir.
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    Re: Prada Amber Intense

    I don't think it is a "safe blind buy" especially if you are just basing it on the original.

    Intense is a much more mature take on the original. There's that barber shop powder clean vibe with...
  19. Re: You have $100 and no fragrances; what wouldl you get?

    Costume National Homme 50 mL ~ $50
    Body Kouros 50 mL ~ $30
    Azzaro Chrome 50 mL ~ $20

    I could live with that.
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    Re: how many backup bottles do you own?

    2 extra bottles of Pure Malt. Might pick up an extra Pure Havane as well.
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    Poll: Re: Le Male Vs Versace Dreamer Vs A*men

    A*men is my personal favorite of the three. However, At 17, Le Male would probably get you the most compliments.
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    Re: Alternatives to Gucci Pour Homme I

    I felt Dirty English shared some similarities with GPH1 after it had been given time to settle on my skin.
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    Re: ONLY ONE: Tobacco Vanille or Pure Malt?

    Pure Havane could (faintly) be considered the middle ground between TV and Pure Malt. Unless you really loved how TV smelled, I'd suggest sticking with Pure Havane.
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    Re: What would Randy "Macho Man" Savage wear?

    Bang!
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    Re: Bulgari Fragrances

    Soir is worth trying. Not like anything else (that I've noticed) on the designer side of fragrances.
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    Anyone seen this yet? Green Irish Tweed is a timeless cologne!

    http://www.askmen.com/video/fashion/47-mens-cologne-video.html

    Apologies if it has been posted already.
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    Re: Best examples of fragrance marketing hype

    How do you "advertise" a smell. Come up with whacky avant garde advertisements and bottles. Perfect!
  28. Re: Your Top 3 Fragrances... If You Never Came Across Basenotes

    Hugo Boss in that flask type bottle
    Cool Water
    CK One
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    Re: Top 5 most overhyped.

    TdH
    Malle Bigarade Concentree
    Tom Ford Grey Vetiver
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    Re: guilty as charged

    I only tried this on paper but it instantly reminded me of Chanel Allure Homme Sport.
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    Re: Musc Kublai Khan vs Musc Ravageur

    MR is a better day-to-day scent. If you plan to purchase only a few bottles per year get stuff you can wear often, IMO.
  32. Poll: Re: A*Men - A quick poll on where BN'ers stand right now

    Love it
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, April 7, 2011

    Chanel Allure Homme Sport
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    Re: Creed's Aventus: marks out of 10

    Well I would give it an 7.36478516998754. Would be a solid 8.5 if I could smell it after 2 hours. Enjoy it while its there, though.
  35. Re: New Baseball season is just underway...what would you wear to opening day at the old ball park?

    Prada Infusion D'Homme.
  36. Re: Where are the records for these 8 Creed frags ?

    Any publicity is good publicity (Charlie Sheen, Rebecca Black). Does anyone honestly believe the Creed marketing machine? I find it entertaining more than anything else.
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    Poll: Re: Allure Edition Blanche Vs. Allure Homme Sports

    Allure Homme Sport is one of the better designer scents released in the last 10 years, IMO.
  38. Re: Help me understand the hype about Millesime Imperial

    The more popular something becomes, The more overrated it becomes.
  39. Re: Which creed gives you the most olfactory fatigue?

    Aventus. I'm curious to sample it more in the heat and see how it does.
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    Re: Powdery, Soapy, long lasting EDT?

    +1

    IdH is my favorite clean frag and I get terrific longevity and decent silage. It is one of those frags that tends to come and go to your nose but I've been complimented hours later on it. The...
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    Re: FINALLY tried Musc Ravageur..

    MR is one of the few Musk based frags where I can actually smell the musk and still enjoy the entire experience. Vanilla, Clove, Cinnamon, and Musk! I love it and enjoy wearing it - Even in the...
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    Re: Have You Ever Jumped Back Into the Shower...

    Not yet... And I usually don't have enough time to jump back in anyway!
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    Re: Prada Amber PH Intense Sillage

    It is one of those frags that I get light wafts of throughout the day. Silage is close to skin. Longevity has been excellent. I've also noticed I can still smell it very easily on my shirt collars...
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    Re: NEW: Prada Amber PH Intense

    I am wondering if people are seeing Intense and automatically assuming it would be a powerhouse. In reality, After 10 - 20 minutes it really dies down on silage and becomes a skin scent(On me). I...
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    Re: Frag that you most liked unexpectedly:

    Bois Du Portugal. Did not expect this frag to impress me the way it has.
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    Re: Your favorite Old Spice Deodorant / Bodywash

    I like Swagger and After hours.
  47. Re: You need to train your "nose" to be an expert: new study claims.

    Interesting. Thanks for sharing.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, March 16, 2011

    Chanel Allure Homme Sport
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    Re: Challenge to the fragrance experts

    lol!
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    Re: The most over priced house !

    Eh....
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    Re: St Patrick's Day, what are you wearing ?

    Green Irish Tweed!
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    Re: Interesting comment on Acqua Di Gio today.

    ~~~
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    Re: Most Excited For...?

    I bought GIT blind approx. 2 years ago and was very anxiously awaiting it. I still remember my first thoughts... "This smells exactly like Cool Water!". A week later... "This blows Cool Water away!"
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, March 15, 2011

    Prada Amber Pour Homme Intense
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    Re: Sebastian; Scent Rescue Dog.

    Aww! Thanks for sharing that! Hope you are feeling better sooner rather than later.
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    Re: What do you wear for a casual sent?

    Prada Infusion D'Homme is my frag that I wear when I don't feel like wearing anything in particular (whether I'm at school, work, etc) . Although I haven't seen it at the drugstore, you can still...
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    Re: Amazon gift card:help

    You are safer to buy directly from Amazon rather than a seller selling their wares THROUGH Amazon. Amazon has a superb return policy where as sellers using Amazon to sell stuff typically won't.
  58. Re: How Much Different Is BIGARADE CONCENTRÉE From VOYAGE DE HERMES and TERRE DE HERMES??

    Extremely different
  59. Re: what is your "just hangin with the guys" fragrance?

    Infusion D'Homme, Allure Homme Sport, GIT immediately come to mind.
  60. Re: Special Prize Draw To Celebrate First Anniversary Of My Blog

    Nice blog. Grats on hitting the 1 year mark.
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    Re: Newly Modded A*Men Bottle

    Heck yeah. Just did this with my Pure Havane and Pure Malt bottles. Sprays much better now.
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    Re: SOTD Friday March 11, 2011

    Today will be Costume National Homme!
  63. Re: Looking to step up from Polo Black and Acqua Di Gio.

    Try to sample Chanel, Cartier, Dior, and Prada frags ... Might find something you like with them.
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    Re: Real or Fake Chanel Allure Homme Sport

    I don't know if Chanel labels their testers like that but it wouldn't surprise me if they did. The top of the cap where the Chanel Double C logo is seems to have some uneven painting... that looks...
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    Re: Name a few fragrances that you find an enigma

    Versace The Dreamer - Almost smells like plastic to me... And I like it!
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    Re: NEW: Prada Amber PH Intense

    After a full day of wearing it I have found the silage to be pretty tame. I think it will work fine in the summer. Won't know for certain till the heat wave kicks in though. I do think most scents...
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    Re: NEW: Prada Amber PH Intense

    I finally got to test this out last night. I was not disappointed. While the original turned extremely sweet with headache-inducing-florals on my skin, Intense stays decidely warmer and...
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    Re: SotD: Tuesday, 8th March, 2011

    Prada Amber Pour Homme Intense
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    Re: Breaking News: LVMH to take over Bvlgari!

    Wow, I knew about their watch brands but had no idea they were in the fragrance business as well.
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    Re: An Open Invitation To Creed...

    Am I the only one who finds Creeds marketing hilarious? I love the stories they come up with. At the end of the day I'm only interested in the frags themselves... the legendary status (or lack...
  71. Thread: Pure havane

    by Freeze
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    Re: Pure havane

    Tonight I got to test PH for the first time and I really enjoyed it. Nordstrom had 1 bottle left and I made sure nobody was going to sneak in and take it.

    My take on PH is that it is the...
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: March 2011

    After a 4 month break from buying I bought A*Men Pure Havane and Prada Amber Intense. Two new releases that I really like.

    Wanted to sniff Comme De Garcons 2 man but Barney's didn't have any out...
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    Re: Question About Body Kouros

    BK has darn near nuclear silage and projection on me. One spray to the chest and one to the neck and I'm getting whiffs throughout the day. Great designer frag... Don't give up on it if you like it...
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    Re: Aventus - It is not all that

    I like it, but I get better longevity out of Gucci Pour Homme II(which is to say, it doesn't last very long). I was given a sample by a Neimans SA right when it was released. Perhaps it was a bad...
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    Re: sorry, i cant help it..but B*Men>A*Men

    Agreed. A*Men > all the other flankers of A*Men.
  76. Re: Robes the Fragrance Guru. Has he ever compiled a Ten Out Of Ten List. ???

    I watched one of his newer reviews and they are much better done than when he started when every other word was "umm". Good job Marc for taking things with an open mind and I hope for nothing but...
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    Re: I just don't 'get' Green Irish Tweed..

    Terre D'Hermes is one I just can't figure out. I must be anosmic to it. I just get Iso E Super and literally nothing else.
  78. Re: Robes the Fragrance Guru. Has he ever compiled a Ten Out Of Ten List. ???

    I said I agree that he is overrated and I have hard time sitting through one of his reviews. You respond with personal attacks. Perhaps comprehensions isn't an issue, and (my) patience is.
  79. Re: Robes the Fragrance Guru. Has he ever compiled a Ten Out Of Ten List. ???

    I was referring to youtube reviewers.
  80. Re: Robes the Fragrance Guru. Has he ever compiled a Ten Out Of Ten List. ???

    Like I said, people are just way too sensitive about this stuff.
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    Poll: Re: Musc Ravageur - Worth buying?

    It is an outstanding frag. Great staying power. You could so much worse...
  82. Re: Robes the Fragrance Guru. Has he ever compiled a Ten Out Of Ten List. ???

    People are way too sensitive about this stuff. I like some reviewers, and others I do not. It's the same with basenotes reviewers. He's got a huge fan base so he must be doing something right. ...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    One of my favorites. If I ever had to go down to just one bottle of something (scary thought!), It would be GIT.
  84. Re: Robes the Fragrance Guru. Has he ever compiled a Ten Out Of Ten List. ???

    I agree. I can barely get through one of his reviews. If I do, I have literally no idea what to expect from the fragrance.
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    Re: Day-to-day fragrance

    Prada Infusion D'Homme. Clean scent done a little different than the rest.
  86. Thread: Acqua Di Parma

    by Freeze
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    Re: Acqua Di Parma

    I'm really impressed with this house. The Colonia line up is outstanding and each deserves recognition in their own right.
  87. Re: What is the official fragrance of a young professional?

    Something boring.
  88. Re: If I like Allure but hate Allure Edition Bleh, would I like Allure Sport?

    I like the original Allure and Allure Homme Sport. Not a fan of Edition Blanche - There's this powdery note that just dominates everything on my skin.
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    Poll: Re: Official Basenotes Poll: Angel Men or Le Male

    I'd go with A*men
  90. Re: Does CREED pay people to write positive things about CREED products?

    Does it really matter if Creed was paying people to write positive reviews? Can you not form your own opinion of the frags? Decide if the price justifies the scent on your own... A lot of people...
  91. Thread: Pure Havane

    by Freeze
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    Re: Pure Havane

    Really looking forward to trying PH. Loved Pure Malt, And Amen has really grown on me in the last month or so. Turning into a Mugler-holic.
  92. Re: Best "allround" scent of these: Himalaya, GIT, or SMW

    I feel that GIT is in its own league, not only when compared to most of the Creed line, but most of the frags I've ever smelled.
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    Re: I think I broke my nose today

    Can't say that I have.
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    Re: Samples that are winning you over

    I've got samples of Amen and The Dreamer that I keep going back to
  95. Re: Stumped by the authenticity of this GIT bottle...

    I don't think anyone knows with certainty how the serial codes for Creed work.
  96. Re: Stumped by the authenticity of this GIT bottle...

    I can also confirm that 2 of my Creeds (Bois du Portugal and GIT) do not have dates stamped in the box and I'm certain of their authenticity
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    Re: Prada amber vs. Infusion d'Homme

    Infusion would be my choice
  98. Re: Finally put Cool Water and GIT side by side today.

    If you are the type of person that judges a fragrance based on the first 15 minutes of skin time (when I do agree that they bear some resemblance) then CW is the perfect fragrance for you. For me,...
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    Re: Where to find YSL Kouros

    I've seen it for sale in CVS
  100. Re: If you were to pick just one fragrance - all weather, day and night, for every occasion

    Green Irish Tweed. So versatile, and smells terrific.
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