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    Trussardi Inside Man

    Looking for a decent amount. The bigger, the better. Have lots to swap and sure we can work out something.

    Thanks!
  2. [Split] GREEN IRISH TWEED 50ML -CLOSED, NO AVAILABLE SPOTS

    These splits are now closed. Thanks to everyone for their interest. Please keep all future communication to pm. Please do not reply/bump this thread. Thanks.

    Update: Here are the members who...
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    Re: Narciso Rodriguez for Him

    It's very odd to me how there can be so many different takes. Most applications (to my nose) yield violet, green, and musk. However, I would be lying if I said I didn't sometimes get a strong...
  4. Re: What are the most masculine niche houses to you?

    Hey David, I am wondering if you have sampled Hermes TdH? Sounds like maybe what you are looking for. Not so much on the niche front, but you mentioned cedarwood with citrus. Instantly TdH comes to...
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    Re: Creed Windsor - Fighting the urge.

    I was lucky to get in on a split of Windsor and love it. That being said, I do find it funny that there is a reformulation within 1-2 yrs of its initial release. Is there a legit reason for this?...
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    Re: Is Bulgari Man like a modern day Grey Flannel?

    I sprayed a few on from a dept store today and I have to say I agree with Diamondflame in that I didn't detect any violet leaf whatsoever. I am wondering if I am the only one that thinks this is a...
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    Re: Best Bond no9 for men?

    With all do respect to other Bonds already mentioned (and the mentioning members), I am surprised no one has given a shout out to Saks for him or Brooklyn. Are they not well-received, or maybe they...
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, Vol. 2

    Picked up a 1.7 of Porsche Design for 13.99 at TJ Maxx. It get's really bad reviews on here but I don't let that dictate what I like. There is a floral note, Juniper I think, that really shines in...
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    Poll: Re: Millesime Imperial VS. Virgin Island Water

    MI, hands down. I own both and enjoy them both. However, I wear MI at least once/twice a week. I have a huge rotation so that is a lot considering the ones I pass on just to wear MI. As already...
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    Erolfa Reformulation???

    Has anyone ever heard of an Erolfa reformulation? I just got the bigger bottle and it smells quite different. The serial number on the 4oz bottle ends in 07, so I'm assuming it is 07 juice. I...
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    Re: L'Artisan Al Oudh

    Bump. Truly Great Stuff.
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    Re: How to Best Measure Partial Bottles?

    I have found that you can almost always tell the amount, even if the bottle appears opague. You have to experiment with different lights and angles, but if you hold it up against light and gently...
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    Re: Creed.Tabarome Millesime or Baie de Genievre

    BDG. I don't feel this one gets enough respect. It took awhile for me to warm up to it, but I now love it.
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    Re: Most versatile chanel fragrance?

    Maybe Allure. I could see it being just casual enough for jeans or just formal enough for a suit. To me Allure is kind of like whatever you make it. I love Egoiste, but I see it as mosty a formal...
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    Re: Best fresh, aquatic fragrance

    Agree with both. I really regret swapping off my Aqua. It wasn't because I didn't like it but it was a throw in to even out a deal. Been looking for a bottle on the cheap ever since.
  16. Re: I think there's going to be another Mugler Cologne on the market..

    My thoughts, exactly. I really don't see the point. I wanna know where Adventure is flying off of the shelves.
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    Re: Best Flankers Ever

    There are so many flankers that I haven't sampled, but I have to give props for some mentioned: Versace Man Eau Fraiche, Declaration Essence, and M7 Fresh (the original M7 is just too potent for...
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    Re: What was your worst blind buy ever?

    Kenneth Cole Signature and I only paid like 8 bucks, shipped, off of ebay. I still felt ripped off. I am sure I have smelled frags just as bad but that one left a nasty memory with me. Thank god I...
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    Creed Sublime Vanille 8.4 oz

    Hey, I just came across this and thought I would share it. Not sure what the going rate is for SV in an 8.4 oz flacon. I thought I recently read on here $650+. I thought maybe this would be a good...
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    Re: So until an hour ago, I thought...

    I wouldn't say you've been suckered into marketing BS. I think the majority of us got our start here through a designer scent. The key thing to remember, as others mentioned, is to make yourself...
  21. Re: What is the general consensus on AdG on this forum?

    Agreed!



    LOL!
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    Re: A*Men wearable for school?

    You may have read this a lot already but......feel free to wear whatever you want, whenever you want. Just keep the people around you in mind and don't overdo it. 2-3 sprays should be fine. In a...
  23. Re: Dump my entire collection for 7 extraordinary colognes

    As others have mentioned you've already got a few gems there. I completely agree with Ron and Renato's advice. I would honestly keep everything but the Duc, Ungaro III, Sublime, PS, and Pino and...
  24. Thread: Creed

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    Re: Creed

    I have heard that Himalaya is a near copy of XS but I'm not really familiar with any ties with Black XS. From looking at the notes in Black XS, nothing in the Creed lineup really comes to mind.
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    Re: Similar to Creed Erolfa but better longevity

    Wall St is pretty darn close to Erolfa IMO, although there isn't much of the salty brine note in Wall St. Wall St will also last all day, at least 10 hours. I would definitely recommend sampling it...
  26. Thread: Vetiver quest

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    Re: Vetiver quest

    I agree with both.
  27. Re: Would love some amber/incense niche recommendations before ordering samples.

    Since you're already ordering Creed samples, why not try Angelique Encens? It is one of the most beautiful encens/vanilla/amber frags I've ever tried. It can be perceived as a little fem by some...
  28. Re: Fragrances you couldn't sell (and it surprised you)

    I'm not stirring up sh--, but I'm curious why this cost you $100?
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    Re: Chanel Egoiste Concentree - Beware of fakes

    That sounds familiar to me too. The few ebay sellers I've had to wrangle refunds out of for fake Creeds (back in the day) always claimed they were "told" that they were legit. I have heard of fake...
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    Re: Today I bought - December 2009

    LDDM, courtesy of Amit.



    I say this every day but it doesn't stick. LOL.
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    Re: Help!!! Need a lighter version of Heritage

    Yo B, that makes two of us. I think Heritage's drydown is out of this world but the opening is quite harsh IMO (at least with the EDP version). I am not even sure it is the top notes as none of the...
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    Re: Go the other way...

    The only one that comes to mind immediately is PS by Paul Sebastian. I remember as a kid thinking to myself how similiar PS was to Old Spice. I mean, my dad owned both and I thought to myself...
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    Re: S O T D Thursday 10 December 2009

    SOTD: Saville Row

    SOTN: Antaeus Cologne Sport
  34. Re: Help with my next fragrance order.. (my own christmas gift)

    I agree with TimothyX. Replace the M7 with M7 Fresh. M7 is a bit too much. Fresh is M7 but toned down. It doesn't smell aquatic or generic. It's just on level 4 instead of 9+.
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    Re: Cologne for a cruise/vacation?

    I would recommend packing the Allure Sport. That is probably the most versatile of the bunch, although I'm not familiar with all of them. The ADG wouldn't be a bad choice if you were hitting a lot...
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    Re: getting Le Male today

    I own both Le Male and Gold. I haven't wore Gold in some time but I remember Gold being a lot more wearable. I will probably sell off the Le Male. Not because of it's popularity, but to me it is...
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    Re: Chanel Egoiste Concentree - Beware of fakes

    Mudassir, my question is how did you handle the situation once you figured it was fake? People who knowingly peddle fakes are the scum of the earth to me. I would have had a hard time just walking...
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    Re: Green Irish Tweed - Legit?

    That bottle is legit. It doesn't matter whether the trim is white or gold. Creed changes so many things just for the f&*k of it. The only thing that has stood the test of time is the white ring...
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    Re: Le Male: Niche versions?

    Have to agree on this as well. I'm sure there are others that are similiar but I had to agree once I read the above. I sampled Caruso and instanly thought "Le Male?".
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    Re: My new love - Parfums de Nicolai

    I have only recently sampled New York and I have to say I love it. I will definitely be sampling more from her. I really enjoyed how slowly New York evolved, spending large amounts of time in each...
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    Re: I thought you couldn't sell Decants on Ebay?

    I have seen a lot more decant sales on ebay as of late. There is a BNoter selling a bunch on there right now. I don't really see a problem with it. I have a hard time believing anyone would pass...
  42. Re: Richard James Savile Row: OK for a blind buy...for a woman?

    I would recommend this for a blind buy. I actually blind bought my bottle from Mike above. I was so happy with it. The longevity leaves a little to be desired but all in all it is a damn good...
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    Creed in Bloomies???

    Didn't know which other forum to post this...... My GF got her usual sale circular from Bloomies (thick catalog looking) in the mail the other day. I was looking through it and noticed a full page...
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    Re: Lonestar Memories

    I agree with RP in that I admire this frag but have a hard time wearing it. I have a 5ml decant and that suits me just fine. I could also easily see how wearing this would be ill-received by...
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    Re: thoughts on kouros

    Yes, I think skin chemestry plays a huge role in any frag and more so with certain ones. I don't get any urinary either, in fact it is very pleasant. I almost thought there were florals present...
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    Re: thoughts on kouros

    I think I worded my previous question in a misleading manner. I should have asked "How noticeable is the civet in Kouros?". I don't really detect any.
  47. Re: Typically Feminine Notes in Masculine Fragrances

    Agreed.

    I would think it is rose followed by jasmine.
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    Re: Seeking Scent Closest To Musky Male Armpits

    I know it's been mentioned a few times but want to echo that Eau D'Hermes should do the trick. I have recoiled several times after sampling it. Not that it smells terrible. It's just that it...
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    Re: Name your absolute favorite office fragrances

    I had forgot all about Canali for quite some time. It's definitely not as good as some ot the others mentioned but a damn good one that I've neglected until today.



    Big Pun, my...
  50. Re: Burberry London Special Edition & Issey On The Rock

    There was a post on the London SE last week. I agree with your comments on both frags. The London is great but I just sampled it and had no idea they're asking $70 for it. That changes things.
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    Re: thoughts on kouros

    This may be a common knowledge or maybe it is a question that has been answered before. Forgive me in advance if it is either....... Was Kouros ever reformulated? I am not going to go on about how...
  52. Poll: Re: Which 70s/80s inexpensive "power frag" do you wear most often?

    Pour Lui. Awesome juice. However, I have to agree with Ruggles. Everytime I wear Paco Rabanne, I am blown away how damn good it is.
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    Re: Creed Santal and Joop

    I am sure if you tested them side by side there would be clear differences. However, I would be lying if I said the first time I tried Original Santal I didn't immediately think "that's some...
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    Re: Considering serious downsize, please advise.

    I admire those that can downsize. I have often thought about decanting 10-20 ml of everything and selling the rest. I could use that money to buy some other decants. I know I can never use all of...
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    Re: Havana, Hype or Reality?

    I already own the original but will probably buy the re-issue as well. I think it's that good and I've been wanting a backup for awhile. IMO, $48 is a steal. You really could do much worse for a...
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    Re: Younger fumeheads... No Respect!

    I believe the posts above but I have never experienced anything like this. I usually couldn't pay a SA to stop pushing the most expenseive ones on me at Niemies, Saks, or Bloomies. Maybe it's...
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    Re: This is a question for Bond no.9 lovers

    I didn't really mean "soften the blow" for me, I meant for someone who needed it However, I can see by my wording why you would think that. I like NH all the way through. It is very rich and I...
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    Re: "The Posh Peasant"

    I think that is the most important thing. They are partly to thank for all of the helpful reviews we get on here. There is no way (obviously) that everyone owns all of the frags they review. ...
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    Re: Burberry London for Men Special Edition

    Hey JWS, I sampled this one yesterday too. I didn't like it upon first spray and I was actually kind of pissed that Burb put the "London" moniker on it. London is so good compared to most of their...
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    Re: How long do you keep your cologne?

    I hold on to mine as long as they will last. I haven't really come across a "turned" bottle, with the exception of the original Tommy by Hilfiger (13 yrs old). My experience is that a sample or...
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    Re: Negative Reviews-Should I write more?

    SMM, your knowledge and nose will dictate that you write an informative, helpful, and yet negative review. To write a negative just to trash a frag is wrong. But we all know you're not capable of...
  62. Re: Side-by-side comparison: GIT vs. Cool Water vs. Chez Bond

    I don't really think Cool Water and Chez Bond are that similiar, although they both share some similarities with GIT. There are a lot of frags that smell alike until you put them side by side. Then...
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    Re: This is a question for Bond no.9 lovers

    I like the thread's title as I'm sure very quickly the Bond bashers would have been lining up to post how crappy they are. Anyway, I don't know how to neccesarily kill the syrupy dry down but I know...
  64. Re: Chanel Pour Monsieur Concentree - when was it reformulated?

    I'm sorry Bokaba, I kind of meant what you said. I didn't mean reformulated, I meant a new and different version. I guess I didn't read the OP's post clearly enough before. I thought she was in...
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    Re: "The Posh Peasant"

    I know whatcha mean. There are a few things I read on here that get me going too. Like yesterday when I read that you shouldn't keep your frags in the bathroom due to termperature fluctuation. Not...
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    Re: Spotted at Marshall's

    That was my suspicion at the time and probably the reason I didn't jump all over it. Thanks for the confirmation.:)
  67. Re: Chanel Pour Monsieur Concentree - when was it reformulated?

    Ok, Mindbrain defintely helped but I think I am more confused now than I was before I read this thread. I thought the vintage juice was just named Poor Monsieur (in France), A Gentleman's Cologne...
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    Re: "The Posh Peasant"

    No, I edited my last post. Sometimes, I realize that people won't neccesarily find my twisted attempt at humor funny.:) You weren't insulting, I was just trying to make a joke.
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    Re: "The Posh Peasant"

    Anybody on this thread run a decant site, by any chance? LOL:grin: All joking aside, those are very good points. Sometimes we don't factor in everything that goes into something that, I would...
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    Re: Rediscovering Romeo Gigli

    I swapped off my bottle of Gigli Man a few months ago. You aren't missing much. It is a very dry woodsy frag. Not bad, but nothing to write home about. It does get good reviews on here, but I'll...
  71. Thread: Best 212?

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    Re: Best 212?

    Get the original 212, just don't overdo it with the sprays. It can be nauseating [to you and others] if overapplied.
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    Re: Modified Creed Imperial Without Gold Plating

    I think the new (clear) bottles are better. The cheap paint flakes on almost all of the painted bottles. I've seen it on MI, Spring Flower, and SMW. (And no they're not fakes). It is a pain when...
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    Re: A*MEN smells like cold chocolate milk?

    I think you have to keep in mind that as your nose (and brain) progress, frags aren't going to smell the same. When was the last time you wore it? Maybe today was the first day you picked out a...
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    Re: S o t D, Tuesday, 10 November 2009

    SOTD: Cartier Santos Eau de Sport

    SOTN: C&S No 88
  75. Re: New Bond No.9 Boca 2 and a Bond New Orleans Scent Coming

    As far as the Saks Boca: From what I know the original Saks Boca was a special edition frag only released and sold in the Saks in Boca Raton, FL. I am not even sure it was available from their...
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    Re: Question aboute Antaeus, M7 and Gucci PH.

    I think I remember some form of pepper listed in the top notes of GPH I but I've never noticed it in several wearings. Antaeus is nothing like the other two mentioned. However, I do think Gucci PH...
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    Re: Guerlain HERITAGE EDT vs. EDP

    While I haven't tried the EDT, I have to concur that the EDP is some potent juice. Lasts and lasts. I too get the animalic, slightly off-putting note in the opening. And it does hang on for...
  78. Thread: Fuel for life

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    Re: Fuel for life

    I find it to be very cloying and more than one spray is too much. It is pretty popular, though mostly with younger crowds.
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    Re: Spotted at Marshall's

    I blind bought Escada PH at Marshalls about two weeks ago. I really didn't think it lived up to the hoorahs it gets on here. I have never had a bad experience at the discount stores but after...
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    Error searching threads and posts

    Sorry if this is somewhere below but I couldn't find anything. I am having trouble searching the "male fragrance forum". I am trying to search all posts using the phrase "best citrus fragrance" and...
  81. Re: How do you change the longevity stars on a fragrance?

    To my knowledge and I'm sure a more knowledgeable member could correct me...... this was an old wardrobe function that was taken out some time ago. Not because they wanted to, but it was neccesary...
  82. Thread: Search Problem

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    Re: Search Problem

    For the record, the situation where you have to scroll way way down to see the results happens to me all of the time at work (ha ha ha) on my windows based pc.
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    Re: Favorite Everyday Fragrance

    Living in Florida, I probably wear MI the most frequent. But the question was which "inexpensive everyday" so off of the top of my head I would probably go with Rive Gauche or Bulgari PH Soir. The...
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    Re: The best Bond no.9?

    I have owned all of the mens and a lot of the others from this house. The member that called them all "glorified aquatics" doesn't know the line. The only aquatics are Scent of Peace and Wall St. ...
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    Poll: Re: Which recent frags disappointed you terribly ?

    I like Tabarome but had to choose that one above others. With the name and tobacco supposedly being one of the notes, I was shocked to smell none and IMO it is quite unisex. I already have enough...
  86. Poll: Re: Which BN "masterpieces"/"classics" were disappointments? POLL.

    GIT for sure. It's the "grail" to so many and I just don't see it. It's not even in the top 5 of that house let alone the top of the heap, as it is often credited. This is an interesting question,...
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    Re: help, I am lost!

    I think Varvatos Artisan was a good suggetion. Also, jtlo, you should know that some of these frags that are being suggested are $100 and up and I'm not sure if you want to invest that kind of money...
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    Re: S o t D ..Thursday 24th of Sept '09

    Day: Ungaro III
    Night: Opium PH Light
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    Re: S o t D - Thursday, 17 Sep 09

    Day: Varvatos

    Evening: Angelique Encens
  90. Thread: JPG Red for Men

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    JPG Red for Men

    I spotted this on eBay and wasn't sure what it was. Looks like original Le Male design but in Red. Also seems like the title is just "Red for Men". I would like to see a pyramid on this. I hope...
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    Re: Antaeus Sport Cologne

    I just blind bought a bottle of the Sport based on my love for Antaeus and the comments on this thread. I stumbled upon it for sale and then found this thread. Can't wait til that bottle comes. ...
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    Re: Post eBay Fragrance Seller Feedback here!

    Yes, musclecarspegsells also sells fake Creeds (huge surprise there). I almost bought MI from her twice but just knew something wasn't right. Sure enough, they are fake. It has been preached on...
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    Re: My new obsession - sample purchasing

    I recently discovered the beauty of your addiction. I have really been into frags for about 2 years and have only bought full bottles. First a few designers, then a bunch of Bonds and Creeds. I am...
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