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    Re: Good cheapish cologne recommendations?

    Mont Blanc legend.
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    Re: Bleu de Chanel: Why so many negative reviews?

    If Aventus was priced like everything else you mentioned and sold in Sephora, then it too would be a #1 seller and catch the same flack as Bleu.
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    Re: Bleu de Chanel: Why so many negative reviews?

    Don't believe the reviews, Bleu is a good fragrance... People vote with their hard earned money and Bleu is a top seller. Why do you think it's not discounted heavily like other fragrances?

    Haters...
  4. Re: What to do when you have super acidic skin that changes the smell of any fragrance?

    Hahaha that was just a sarcastic joke don't worry
  5. Re: What to do when you have super acidic skin that changes the smell of any fragrance?

    Honestly I get better longevity on clothes anyways, it's not such a bad thing. I never got the whole let it mix with your body crap... If we liked how out bodies naturally smelled, we wouldn't be...
  6. Re: Valentino Uomo... Surprised I liked it, and bought a full bottle less than 24 hours later.

    No offense to anyone here, just an observation... But the stuff that a lot of basenoters call boring is usually what the general population perceives as great smelling.
  7. Re: Reformulation that is equal or better than the original????

    Dior Homme Sport 2012 is definitely better than the original. That strong iris note makes it so damn classy.
  8. Re: Valentino Uomo... Surprised I liked it, and bought a full bottle less than 24 hours later.

    Projection... I never really know haha, i can't hop into other peoples bodies and smell myself. I can say the longevity is really good, I could smell it on myself all night.

    I also tried BV I...
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    Re: Starting College! What Do You Recommend?

    Btw the Dior Homme sport reformulation is amazing, I own it.
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    Re: Starting College! What Do You Recommend?

    Valentino Uomo.... It's super new, doubt anyone will have it at your school, also it smells great, fresh and sweet. Give it a sniff. Of you're only buying one fragrance, I'd recommend something...
  11. Re: Looking to start a conservative "collection" of colognes

    Also you mention your oily skin, I always spray on my body and on my clothing to make sure it stays around. I don't have time to decide if my skin is dry or oily etc haha
  12. Re: Looking to start a conservative "collection" of colognes

    I own a bottle and I sprayed some a few hours before visiting my mom and she smelled it as soon as I walked in.

    Whenever I buy a weaker cologne I just spray more than normal. AB Silver basically...
  13. Re: I want to start off my fragrance collection

    Mont Blanc Legend... Safe, good, cheap
  14. Re: A dark, brooding scent that screams; "Don't "Double-Cross" Me!

    I'd say wearing a rich classy "power" scent with the right attitude would be more intimidating than wearing something that may just come off as gross.
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    Re: Creed Scents: Overrated (A Noob's Opinion)

    Aventus is the GOAT.

    Can't speak for other Creeds, but Aventus is delicious and beastly.
  16. Re: recommendations for safe, "clean" male fragrance

    Definitely check out Mont Blanc Legend, Dior Homme Sport 2012
  17. Re: What to do when you have super acidic skin that changes the smell of any fragrance?

    Clothing.

    I layer mine anyways, half on my body and half on clothing.
  18. Re: Looking to start a conservative "collection" of colognes

    I own a lot of generally inoffensive, fresh, pleasant stuff. Here's my current rotation:

    Dior Homme Sport 2012 reformulation.
    BDC
    Creed Aventus
    Valentino Uomo
    AB Spirit Silver

    I would stay...
  19. Re: Valentino Uomo... Surprised I liked it, and bought a full bottle less than 24 hours later.

    That's funny, I've never smelled anything really similar to it. It's definitely not groundbreaking hence why I called it vague, but it's different enough to warrant a bottle in my small but very...
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    Re: Ab Silver Lomani - the next Aventus clone?

    Mine is a tiny bit sharper and harsher.... And I mean a tiny bit. It has the aura of Aventus. I wear it all the time to be honest, I save Aventus for dates / club nights.

    I also get great...
  21. Valentino Uomo... Surprised I liked it, and bought a full bottle less than 24 hours later.

    So I had been intrigued by this one for a while, and finally tested it at Nordstrom yesterday. I grabbed a sample and went back today to buy a full bottle.

    I don't think the descriptions given...
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    FS:: Gucci Pour Homme II - 98%+ Full

    Purchased this new, but after about 4 wearings ive decided its not really my style. Ive used around 20 sprays.

    Make me an offer on this, does not include the box as ive tossed it. Buy it now is...
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    Re: Terre d’Hermes Eau Tres Fraiche by Hermes

    Holy.... 15 sprays!?! Hahaha

    That's the most sprays I've ever heard of anyone using for a fragrance.
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    Re: Terre d’Hermes Eau Tres Fraiche by Hermes

    Sampled this today, it definitely smells like natural citrus... But there's this weird sweaty / curry note that sticks around for a bit, before becoming kinda like a dirty floral undertone, under the...
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    Re: Spraying on clothes?

    I usually do 2 on my chest and then 3 on my shirt, I don't feel like I get good longevity ever.

    With Aventus I do 1 body and 1 shirt.
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    Re: Ab Silver Lomani - the next Aventus clone?

    They are comparible in scent.
    I own full bottles of both and have spent years wearing Aventus.
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    Poll: Re: Best cheapo Aventus clone

    To everyone saying buy the real thing...

    Not everyone wants to spend $200+ on a cologne lmao.

    I own both Aventus and AB silver. They are extremely close. I also am not sure if I would go...
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    Anyone find imitation Aventus candles?

    I'm not about to light $115 on fire lol.
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    Re: Modern and Masculine for Father's Day

    I'm 28 and I just picked up GPHII, it's definitely amazing and versatile - one of the best scents I've smelled.

    I'd also second grey vetiver.
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    Re: Ab Silver Lomani - the next Aventus clone?

    Not sure if it's my skin or the batch I have but to me it smells like Aventus from start to finish. It dries down to that powdery pineapple on me with a little bit of smoke. I am totally impressed by...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Give AB spirit silver a try, at first when I sprayed it after pulling it from my hot mailbox it was a little weird, but after spending more time with it, it's very close.
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    Re: How do you decide on buying a full bottle?

    id say never blind buy, things tend to usually not smell like the sum of their notes.

    I usually test it once or twice, then depending on how much I like it and how much it costs, ill buy it. I...
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    Re: Ab Silver Lomani - the next Aventus clone?

    normally I would agree, but not when they're blatantly copying another fragrance haha.

    Considering the price and how close it is to Aventus a $330 fragrance, I don't think id be out of line saying...
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    Re: Ab Silver Lomani - the next Aventus clone?

    Editing my post, spent more time with silver, it's very close.... Buy it. Longevity and power is good, got complimented on it the first day. When I first tested it, it was hot from my mailbox, might...
  35. Re: Men's fragrances for sensitive skin? And/or suitable for allergies?

    agreed. buy what you like, spray on clothes.
  36. Re: I apologize in advance, but quick question, is my Gucci PHII legit?

    Yeah I think I'm good, just trash quality control had me a little ehh at first. It smells on point
  37. Re: I apologize in advance, but quick question, is my Gucci PHII legit?

    28601
  38. Re: I apologize in advance, but quick question, is my Gucci PHII legit?

    it smells spot on to me, ive sampled GPHII a couple times.

    every picture I take makes it look purple but if I hold it up to a white light, its very very similar to the picture, which is taken with...
  39. I apologize in advance, but quick question, is my Gucci PHII legit?

    i know yall hate these threads.... and I wasn't even concerned at all until I got it. I ordered it off Amazon (it was shipped from and sold by Amazon, not a random seller)

    when I got it, the ring...
  40. Re: Found a note that I dislike: galbanum. What's your scent peeve?

    I hate anything that smells overly "classic, or manly". They just smell dated and cheap to me.

    Most of my fragrances are elegant, I like powdery stuff, smooth fragrances. I don't like anything...
  41. Re: If I own BDC and Dior Homme Sport 2012, is it worth buying Allure Edition Blanche?

    I tested it once before and remember liking it, but it was a few years ago and I just know all 3 are citrusy scents... Wasn't sure if they were so close that it would almost be a waste of money.
  42. If I own BDC and Dior Homme Sport 2012, is it worth buying Allure Edition Blanche?

    Or are they all too similar? Thanks
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    Re: Opposite of the smoky vibe

    Dior homme sport 2012 - sophisticated and elegant, super clean
  44. Re: Everyday Signature Cologne for Highschooler

    Chanel allure homme edition Blanche or Dior homme sport
  45. Re: Viktor & Rolf Spicebomb Eau Fraiche ~ new fragrance

    Is it similar to GPHII? I wanna try it, sephora maybe?
  46. Re: First time Male fragrance set suggestions?

    Id recommend a scented deodorant tbh, if you start sweating at least you have a scent shield lol.

    And I would recommend a facial moisturizer instead of an aftershave. I honestly use girl products...
  47. Re: Commercially successful scents not popular here?

    Hahaha I know, and it's not activism, just stating that some people are crazy for fingering a cat and spritzing it on their body. I know it's synthetic now, but sill smells like feces lol. It was...
  48. Re: Commercially successful scents not popular here?

    Sorry but milking a cats anus for juice just doesn't sit well with me, that's not even humane lol.
  49. Re: First time Male fragrance set suggestions?

    If you want a good set, get a nice smelling deodorant with anti perspirant from a walmart or something, possibly even the "clinical strength" but in my opinion a regular one is fine.

    Moisturizing...
  50. Re: Recommend me a cheap blind buy! Details inside.

    I'm willing to spend more, it would have been fun to blind buy a cheapie but there's nothing that really grabs my interest.
  51. Re: Recommend me a cheap blind buy! Details inside.

    I think I'm going to buy Gucci PHII
  52. Re: Commercially successful scents not popular here?

    And don't even try defending your poop juice anyone, with some stuff like oh it's blended well and creative... That's like me trying to sell you a chocolate covered poop morsel lol.
  53. Re: Commercially successful scents not popular here?

    Some people like to fit in, and some people just try to be different. I'll be honest, there are some colognes where I think if someone actually likes them, then they're just a gross idiot. Like the...
  54. Re: Recommend me a cheap blind buy! Details inside.

    I don't think id enjoy that one, I actually hate the smell of anise, and a lot of people are calling it a macho fragrance which I normally don't like haha
  55. Re: Going to buy a few scents, what do you think of these?

    looking at your likes and dislikes... i don't think you will like pure havane or the lanvin one, those are both sweet, and you have quite a few sweet scents in your dislikes.

    id recommend dior...
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    Re: Ab Silver Lomani - the next Aventus clone?

    thanks, I cant wait to try silver, I have some on the way.
  57. Re: Recommend me a cheap blind buy! Details inside.

    im leaning towards Gucci PHII but the projections sucks, man I love that smell doe
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    Re: Summer Fragrance - Down to 3!

    Bleu has good lasting power, I usually spray two on my chest and neck area and then two more on my clothes.
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    I got mine from eBay, and it's been great... Beastly longevity and proj (although I did email sellers for their batch numbers)
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Tbh man if you weren't going there for a specific batch... I'd buy off eBay for $200.
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    Re: Longevity of Aventus

    It's a batch issue, I'm dry AF and I can smell Aventus like 20 hours later.
  62. Recommend me a cheap blind buy! Details inside.

    Ok so I'm looking to spend my rewards points on amazon or wherever, looking for something around $20.00.

    I own:
    Aventus
    Bleu De Chanel
    DHS 2012
    Burberry Sport.

    Been wanting something like...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    I have a42b12e01 and it's an absolute beast. Starts off with a fruity but balanced opening, and lasts 24 hours easily. I can even still smell it slightly after a shower. If I smell the shirt I was...
  64. Thread: Sephora

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    Re: Sephora

    Lol really? They give out great samples.
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    Re: Ab Silver Lomani - the next Aventus clone?

    Has anyone tried Unpredictable Adventure?
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    WTB: AB Spirit Silver by Lomani

    PM me a price
  67. Re: Men's Sample Pass Reviews Only

    I still can't get over the fact that people wear Al Oudh! That one was shocking to me... It literally smelled like an armpit, or sweaty genitals to me. That was a shocker... I was like wait... People...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    I have this one, it's definitely a beast. I usually use 4 sprays when I'm going to a club... Can smell it easily 24 hours later, even after a morning shower. I've smelled it up to 36 hours after...
  69. Re: Men's Sample Pass Reviews Only

    To start off im pretty new and have no real experience with too many fragrances other than sniffing around sephora haha. I literally only own 3 bottles of cologne... Burberry Sport, Bleu de Chanel,...
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    Re: Gift Certificate at Macys

    Prada Luna Rossa is new and pretty good
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    Re: Men's Sample Pass

    I'd do this, sounds fun
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    Re: Old spice - to decant or not?

    Only difference would be sprayed on vs splashed on, I don't think the material of the bottle matters... Glass and plastic both have no odor
  73. Re: preferred the creed aventus sample to my actual creed bottle

    I don't think the samples perform differently, they're just used differently a lot of the time. I transferred my creed splash on sample to a sprayer and gave it multiple full wears
  74. Re: preferred the creed aventus sample to my actual creed bottle

    My sample is almost identical to my bottle. The bottle I got is slightly more fruity, but the difference is very slight.

    I was mostly concerned about the longevity and projection of the batch, I'm...
  75. Thread: CREED Aventus

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    Poll: Re: CREED Aventus

    Aventus is the most amazing smell ever. Don't "test"... At first I was like eh it's kinda OK.

    Then I wore it out and I was like what's that delicious smell... Oh wait that's me, and my mind was...
  76. Re: No Longevity problems but Sillage/Projection Issues

    That's why they made plug in air freshners ;) the heat helps!
  77. Re: No Longevity problems but Sillage/Projection Issues

    Apply lotion to your "hot areas" chest, neck, etc

    Spray cologne over that, and even some near your armpits. Heat and moisture help with projection
  78. Re: help, i need cheap vs quality vs non comercial typical fragrances

    Your best bet is to go sniffing at sephora, and remember what you like... Then go online and find it at a discount.

    Gucci pour homme 2 is very interesting and not super popular
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    Re: Monster sillage + clean scent

    Versace pour homme, aventus
  80. Re: Please help me pick a fragrance to wear to the club tomorrow night

    I wear aventus to clubs
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    Re: basenoters hating on 1 million

    I didn't like it at all, way too sweet and fruity and odd for me.

    People's opinions may have changed based on the people they know who wear 1 million... Rather than the scent itself.

    If you...
  82. Re: Deodorant/bodywash to go with Bleu de Chanel?

    Old spice Denali is nice and mild. Just spray near your armpits with the bdc - after using deodorant

    Also use a moisturizing body wash (I use olay anti aging timeless skin or something)

    It'll...
  83. Re: fresh+powdery+good sillage+ very complimented+for men (not unisex)

    Dior homme sport 2012... It's fresh up top with a very powdery dry down
  84. Re: Creed Aventus - best batch and where to buy...

    I found a nice batch on eBay.

    ALSO: I'd recommend against just buying any batch. There are certain batches... Even recent ones with multiple people all claiming that they are weak and have no...
  85. Re: "Creating" the manliest,Uber-masculine scent combo...

    Roll around outside... Run on a treadmill with no deodorant.... Clambake yourself with
    Fire and smoke.... And get some oil and gas on your clothing

    Pure man
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    Re: Chanel allure sport vs Blue de Chanel?

    Go with bleu for a good versatile scent man. I wear it with Jordan's and stuff so you can definitely pull it off in high school. I know a lot of girls and gay dudes like it so its pretty appealing to...
  87. Re: It looks like the maintenance man had a fun time with my cologne collection.

    He might have had to knock or something on the wall to find a pipe. I also have sorta OCD about certain things and I find myself concocting things in my head. The fact that every single bottle was...
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    Re: a fragrance similar to AdG but sweeter

    100% Versace pour homme
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    Want more projection and longevity?

    Haven't seen this mentioned... Use a high quality unscented lotion (like curel) on your chest and arms right before you spray. Your body will soak up the lotion and not the fragrance. I use this...
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    Re: Gucci PH II Tea Note

    Smells sweet and smooth to me, I get a slight tobacco note from it
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    Re: It's another is my git fake thread!

    I just got one like this with the Arab pamphlet and everything checks out as legit. Also I searched and found someone on here who lives in the Middle East who confirmed that creed and many other...
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    Re: New Purcahse Advice

    Dior homme sport, bleu de chanel, Tom ford grey vetiver
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    Re: Niche conversation starter frags?

    Not to be a dink but.... Why not just start conversations with people that you're interested in?

    Most people aren't gonna talk to you just because you smell peculiar or "good"

    If you are...
  94. Re: Abercrombie & Fitch “Fierce” to blind buy or not??

    Fierce smells.... Different but good. It's definitely pleasant, safe, and kinda sexy.
  95. Re: Abercrombie & Fitch “Fierce” to blind buy or not??

    It's a safe blind buy... Find it discounted though
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    A42b12e01 - just got a bottle of this, it's pretty good... Longevity is 10-15 hours on me, might be a little less "strong or potent" as my sample.... But it could also be due to my sprayer. I have my...
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    Re: AVENTUS by Creed

    I just got a bottle of this, just wondering why my whole insert is written in all arabic? Everything else looks/ smells legit... Will test the longevity too
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Ok cool mine was different, I'll report back with what batch I get
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    I just ordered some on eBay, can I ask who you bought yours from?
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    Re: Bout to trade for Bleu De Chanel....

    It's pretty good, pretty strong for the first couple hours for me, then it gets nice and soft and powdery. The opening lasts really long on me... Most colognes I wear dry down after 30 mins or so
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