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    Default Which fragrance do you spray the most at one sitting? Which do you spray least?

    I spray Monsieur Balmain 8 times. 2 times on each side of the neck, and 2 on each wrist.

    I spray Opium twice. One on the chest, and one on the wrist. Then I dab that wrist once on the neck.
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    Default Re: Which fragrance do you spray the most at one sitting?

    I spray Azzaro PH atleast 7-8 times!

    3 - Chest, sternum
    2 - One on either side of my shoulders
    2 - Neck
    1 - The Good Ole Fore Arm.
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    Default Re: Which fragrance do you spray the most at one sitting?

    Wow. You must kill kangaroos with that sillage.

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    Default Re: Which fragrance do you spray the most at one sitting?

    You racist mother @E@!@# , jokes, nah lol. You should see the posts from many others. One of the members swears by using 45 sprays throughout the whole day, just look up some forum posts here, you'll see that I'm not soo bad :P

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    Default Re: Which fragrance do you spray the most at one sitting?

    LOL
    I know you're not that bad compared to some, but I wore 1 spray of Rive Gauche on the neck and one on the chest, and thought I was poisoning people.

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    Default Which scent do you spray the most in one sitting? The least?

    Another pair is John Varvatos and Rive Gauche.

    I spray Varvatos 5 times: each wrist, under each ear, and the chest.
    Rive Gauche twice: one to the chest, one to the wrist. Then I dab the wrist on my neck.
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    Default Re: Which scent do you spray the most in one sitting? The least?

    Horribly light stuff like Costes, Eau Sauvage et al.

    10 sprays minimum, 4 to chest, 4 to tummy, one spray each on my upper palms. These scents last maybe upto 4 hours then.


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    Most: Aqva - 2 on chest, 2 on hairs, 1 on each wrist
    Least: Le Male - 1 on chest

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    Default Re: Which scent do you spray the most in one sitting? The least?

    Quote Originally Posted by dreamer81 View Post
    Most: Aqva - 2 on chest, 2 on hairs, 1 on each wrist
    Least: Le Male - 1 on chest
    Wow. I didn't know it was that strong. dreamer, have you smelled John Varvatos? Varvatos smells like Le Male to me, but the potency is nowhere near what you sense in Le Male.

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    Default Re: Which scent do you spray the most in one sitting? The least?

    Even the "stronger" frags, in fact any frag that I truly like, but, oddly or not, on me Rive Gauche or Gucci Envy for Men last quite short, so I tend to apply 8+ sprays, the least

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    Default Re: Which scent do you spray the most in one sitting? The least?

    Quote Originally Posted by Ken_Russell View Post
    Even the "stronger" frags, in fact any frag that I truly like, but, oddly or not, on me Rive Gauche or Gucci Envy for Men last quite short, so I tend to apply 8+ sprays, the least
    It's interesting that you mention Rive Gauche. One spray to the neck and I feel like I'm suffocating people - but it only lasts about an hour on me! It becomes really gentle, like baby powder.

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    Default Re: Which scent do you spray the most in one sitting? The least?

    While I enjoy Kouros 'in moderation,' any more than two spays (spread around) and I feel as though I risk smelling like a ripe, unwashed professional athlete. Kouros = 2 sprays max! On the other hand, I can go with 10 sprays of the rather lovely but extremely light Captain Molyneux.

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    Default Re: Which scent do you spray the most in one sitting? The least?

    Hey, I really dont want to be a pain in the ass but try this one here

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    Default Re: Which scent do you spray the most in one sitting? The least?

    Quote Originally Posted by timaru View Post
    Hey, I really dont want to be a pain in the ass but try this one here
    Timaru....this is one of those few forums where inquires are not so esoteric that they can not be repeated. I agree with you that one should research the threads that have previously been posted before posting a similar one, however, I will state that if one does a time-series analysis of threads here at Basenotes over the past 4 years, one will find that there are numerous duplications of content. While by no means being critical of your observations that threads should not be arbitrarily repeated, I think that you will most likely agree that a topic may be repeated in an acceptable fashion 'if' the author is a bit creative and makes an overt attempt to fashion the thread in a new and fresh manner. This is not a nuclear engineering forum, and it is therefore subject to some repetition of content. I very much respect you, timaru, and there is no offense intended.

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    Default Re: Which fragrance do you spray the most at one sitting?

    Probably Vol de Nuit EdT. Owing to its regrettable (if very lovely) lightness and low sillage, I rarely feel I am wearing enough of it unless I have a good 10 sprays on various parts of my anatomy!
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    Default Re: Which scent do you spray the most in one sitting? The least?

    haha, We love and welcome "Spray" he is like all of us on Basenotes, he's enthusiastic and that lightens things up alot!

    Good to have ya bud!

    - Oh, and the answer is Azzaro PH!

    I feel like I can't smell it if I don't have
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    Default Re: Which scent do you spray the most in one sitting? The least?

    Quote Originally Posted by SillageMonger View Post
    Timaru....this is one of those few forums where inquires are not so esoteric that they can not be repeated. I agree with you that one should research the threads that have previously been posted before posting a similar one, however, I will state that if one does a time-series analysis of threads here at Basenotes over the past 4 years, one will find that there are numerous duplications of content. While by no means being critical of your observations that threads should not be arbitrarily repeated, I think that you will most likely agree that a topic may be repeated in an acceptable fashion 'if' the author is a bit creative and makes an overt attempt to fashion the thread in a new and fresh manner. This is not a nuclear engineering forum, and it is therefore subject to some repetition of content. I very much respect you, timaru, and there is no offense intended.

    Most certainly none taken Let me say this first, I hope noone took this the wrong way! It wasnt my intention to order "spray" , whom I want to welcome by the way, not to post anything thats remotely been discussed over the last decade or so. I merely wanted to mention that the search button often bring up threads discussing nearly the same topic from like a day ago or so and I for one tend to value one long (possibly even revived one or two times) and informative thread more than 10 short ones. Its a board and everyone should obviously be able to ask and say anything he wants but that doesnt mean threads should became shorter and less dense.

    But hey, spray, sure post about everything that catches your interest. I'm not one pointing fingers at anybody, I just wanted to say "Hey, if your interested in that question, this might give you some answers beforehand".

    I hope nobody'd been offended.
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    Default Re: Which fragrance do you spray the most at one sitting?

    Apres l'Ondee- the airy ethereal nature of my favourite scent makes at least 10 sprays necessary. Although I think that is one of the things that makes me love it so much...I like a perfume that makes me try to love it or that plays hard to get

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    Default Re: Which fragrance do you spray the most at one sitting?

    I got carried away and sprayed about 10 spritzes of 31 Rue Cambon one time...was later embarassed by the extreme sillage! Trust me, it was EXTREME!

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    Default Re: Which fragrance do you spray the most at one sitting?

    Probably Narciso rodriguez FH edt and maybe also Pure Poison and Vol de nuit.

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    Default Re: Which fragrance do you spray the most at one sitting?

    Once again, it's Eau d'Hadrien - 15 sprays. Still getting compliments after that, though. Longetivity still sucks, too.

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    Default Re: Which scent do you spray the most in one sitting? The least?

    I've done over 10 sprays of CK BE.

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    Default Re: Which scent do you spray the most in one sitting? The least?

    Acqua di Parma Colonia - in summer I shower with it.

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    Default Re: Which scent do you spray the most in one sitting? The least?

    Mugler Cologne and Eau d'Orange Vert is spritzed with mad abandon, whilst Nasomatto Black Afgano and my pure oud oil is administered with pin-prick precision.
    Last edited by Sorcery of Scent; 20th January 2010 at 04:19 PM.

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    Default Re: Which scent do you spray the most in one sitting? The least?

    I'm with Dimitri on Eau d'Orange Verte. You simply cannot go overboard with that one.

    I find L'Anarchiste incredibly strong. Two sprays max, and from a distance.

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    Default Re: Which scent do you spray the most in one sitting? The least?

    At least 15 sprays of Vétyver by Roger & Gallet.
    1 spray of Knizer Ten

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    Default Re: Which scent do you spray the most in one sitting? The least?

    Quote Originally Posted by matthewfoo View Post
    I've done over 10 sprays of CK BE.
    This one, too. I forgot to mention cK be in my previous post. Needs atleast 10 sprays to be noticeable, and then it lasts.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Amit View Post
    This one, too. I forgot to mention cK be in my previous post. Needs atleast 10 sprays to be noticeable, and then it lasts.
    Yeah it's on "stealth" mode I recall you saying!

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    Default Re: Which scent do you spray the most in one sitting? The least?

    Most: probably Bulgari Pour Homme; about 5-6 sprays
    Least: Kouros, Dior Homme, and Givenchy Gentleman; 1-2 sprays, usually both to the chest/stomach, depending on where I'll be going.
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    Default Re: Which scent do you spray the most in one sitting? The least?

    Most sprays: Epicea and Worth Pour Homme (2-way tie) - about 15 or 16 sprays

    Least sprays: Green Irish Tweed (1 spray per day)

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    Default Re: Which fragrance do you spray the most at one sitting?

    I tend to need more sprays of the Annick Goutals I like, especially Heure Exquise edt, Mandragore edt, and then eau d'Hadrien -- 4+. Any cologne - like Guerlain Eau Imperial, Eau de Guerlain, and even Chanel eau de Cologne deserve many sprays, 7+! And I like about 3-4 good sprays of YSL Cinema and Chanel No 5 Eau Premier as they are such sunny, happy fragrances.

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    Default Re: Which fragrance do you spray the most at one sitting?

    Hermes Eau D'Orange Vert (not concentree) or any of that eau line like the Pamplemousse Rose
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    Default Re: Which fragrance do you spray the most at one sitting?

    Eau de Fleurs de Cedrat by Guerlain ... it never lasts long but it's so gorgeous.
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    Default Re: Which fragrance do you spray the most at one sitting? Which do you spray least?

    Habit Rouge: 2 Sprays max
    Chanel No. 19: 19...
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    creeds 5 sprays
    nasomatto duro a half spray
    ajmal musk ghazelle.....like dimitri said a pin prick
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    Most Creed Erolfa
    Least Parfum d'Empire Wazamba

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    Default Re: Which fragrance do you spray the most at one sitting? Which do you spray least?

    Quote Originally Posted by dredmahawkus View Post
    creeds 5 sprays
    nasomatto duro a half spray
    ajmal musk ghazelle.....like dimitri said a pin prick
    I read a post where one guy uses only one spray of GIT.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spray View Post
    I spray Monsieur Balmain 8 times. 2 times on each side of the neck, and 2 on each wrist.

    I spray Opium twice. One on the chest, and one on the wrist. Then I dab that wrist once on the neck.
    Spray, if you don't mind my asking, which Opium do you use or are referring to? so many of them going around...

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    Most: CK Be... at least 8 sprays with hot weather.

    Least: Kouros... 1 distant spray to chest + 1 mist walkthrough = walking in heaven all day. More than that = go straight to hell.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fjord View Post
    Spray, if you don't mind my asking, which Opium do you use or are referring to? so many of them going around...
    I bought the original Opium for men EDT for CHEAP on Amazon. It's funny, I won't buy a fragrance if it's over $20-40 anymore. I think that there are so many great scents in that range that I will never get to try in two lifetimes.

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    I once wore 8 sprays of Grey Flannel and almost murdered Myself while I was dressing

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    Default Re: Which fragrance do you spray the most at one sitting? Which do you spray least?

    Of what I regularly wear in my wardrobe, about eight to ten sprays of L'Eau Trois, one spray of Poison EdP, but I've worn everything from light colognes you can swim in to powerful oils where one drop is too much.

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    Default Re: Which fragrance do you spray the most at one sitting? Which do you spray least?

    Allure Blanche: 6 sprays. Inner elbows, both sides of the neck, 1 on the chest. Then 1 more on the shirt. I've only done this....2-3 times?

    Geir Ness: When I used to wear this, 1-2 sprays and I'm good. Three sprays, I'm clearing the room with "The Power of Norway".

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    Default Re: Which fragrance do you spray the most at one sitting? Which do you spray least?

    Most: Apres L'Ondee, Shiseido's Feminite du Bois (6 or so sprays)
    Least: Miel de Bois, Borneo 1834 (dab)

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    Most all of my aquatics I do 10+ sprays. I'm spendin good money on this ish, I want to SMELL it. STuff like Dolce and Gabbanna pour homme, 2-4 sprays

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    Default Re: Which fragrance do you spray the most at one sitting? Which do you spray least?

    Least: Nasomatos - 1 to chest
    Most: 5 1 lower chest, 1 upper chest, 1 one each pulse point below ears and one to the back of the neck. I use his method with mos of my scents.

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    Default Re: Which fragrance do you spray the most at one sitting? Which do you spray least?

    Most: Hermes Concentre d'Orange Verte. When I wear it, I bathe in it. Ten or fifteen sprays is not too much if I'm staying in and want to just enjoy the smell. I go through several bottles a year.

    Average: six sprays. Two left wrist, three chest, one right wrist. Don't know how or why I began this convention.

    Least: Musc Ravageur. One to my left wrist, one to the chest, and one to the right wrist. My skin soaks it up, but I am very wary of overapplication of this one.
    Current Top Ten:

    1. Creed Millesime Imperial
    2. Serge Lutens Chergui
    3. Hermes Concentre d'Orange Verte
    4. Creed Virgin Island Water
    5. Chanel Eau de Cologne
    6. Thierry Mugler Pure Havane
    7. Van Cleef & Arpels Pour Homme
    8. Bulgari Blu
    9. Bond No. 9 New Haarlem
    10. YSL Kouros

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    Default Re: Which fragrance do you spray the most at one sitting? Which do you spray least?

    MOST
    - Millesime Imperial & Mugler Cologne (start off with 5 sprays, and reapply numerous times throughout the day via pocket atomizer.)

    LEAST
    - A*Men (usually 1 spray to the chest, 2 if I'm going out on the town)
    - Aventus ( 1 for work, 2 for a night out )
    - Original Santal ( 1 work, 2 night out )

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    Default Re: Which fragrance do you spray the most at one sitting? Which do you spray least?

    I spray all my fragrances equally at 3 sprays.

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    Default Re: Which fragrance do you spray the most at one sitting?

    Eau de Cologne Imperiale - 8+ times

    Grey Flannel - 1-2 times

    Quote Originally Posted by Balavassassin View Post
    I spray Azzaro PH atleast 7-8 times!

    3 - Chest, sternum
    2 - One on either side of my shoulders
    2 - Neck
    1 - The Good Ole Fore Arm.
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    My Top Ten:

    1: Guerlain - Habit Rouge
    2: Guerlain - Jicky
    3: Guerlain - Mouchoir de Monsieur
    4: Guerlain - Shalimar
    5: Knize - Knize Ten
    6: Caron - Yatagan
    7: Caron - Pour Un Homme
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    10: Salvador Dali - Dali Pour Homme

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    Default Re: Which fragrance do you spray the most at one sitting? Which do you spray least?

    The most: Prada Amber Pour Homme, Spicebomb, Lalique White, and all aquas.
    Least: Angel Man, Narcisco Rodriguez for Him, Egoiste, Givenchy Gentleman

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    Default Re: Which fragrance do you spray the most at one sitting? Which do you spray least?

    Most: L'Eau De Tarocco, Vettiveru, Anbar, Jicky EDT, Eau De Guerlain...

    Least: Onda Extrait, Tabac Blond Extrait, the JARs...


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    Default Re: Which fragrance do you spray the most at one sitting? Which do you spray least?

    Most:
    Acqua Classica Borsari, 10-12 sprays of this
    4711, about a tablespoon at a time

    Least:
    Guerlain Heritage EDT, 1-2 sprays
    Lauder JHL and Profumum Thundra, I don't use the screw-on atomizers for these because they are too strong! Instead I just dab from the bottle here and there.
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    Default Re: Which fragrance do you spray the most at one sitting? Which do you spray least?

    I spray everything the same amount of times... I'm a classic oversprayer

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    Default Re: Which fragrance do you spray the most at one sitting? Which do you spray least?

    Strangely I spray everything about 5 times regardless of what it is. The lighter scents and those with lower durability catch my attention for use when I'm wanting something lighter or not as lasting on purpose. For example, during a busy work day when I am meeting with a mixed bag of groups of people I haven't met. It's just part of how I classify scents for time of day and day of week.
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    Default Re: Which fragrance do you spray the most at one sitting? Which do you spray least?

    Most: Gendarme, Gendarme V, Mugler Cologne.

    Quote Originally Posted by ramtip View Post
    Most:
    Least: Kouros... 1 distant spray to chest + 1 mist walkthrough = walking in heaven all day. More than that = go straight to hell.
    +1. Kouros is great with not only few sprays, but distant sprays or walkthrough mist.

    Sung Homme is another one I try to avoid spraying too directly on skin.

    Another point is that atomizers vary. Some feebly cough out a delicate mist; others blast like a fire hose.
    Just because it happened to you doesn't make it interesting.

    In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice, there is.

    My sales thread: http://www.basenotes.net/threads/304...85#post2614885

    Wanted: YSL Nu EdP

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    Default Re: Which fragrance do you spray the most at one sitting? Which do you spray least?

    Most: Vettiveru or Mugler cologne

    Least: HSLE or any Montale

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