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    I hated Boucheron pour . It smelled old.

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    Tom Ford Black Orchid

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    Splendor by Elizabith Arden

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    Coty Exclamation - Euuurghhh!!!

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    yes this one is also

    Quote Originally Posted by ausamamira View Post
    Splendor by Elizabith Arden

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    I cannot bear Angel by Thierry Mugler. I know many consider it a modern classic but it's all I can do to stop myself from gagging when I'm close to somebody wearing it for any length of time.

    I'm not keen on Amarige by Givency, either. Unfortunately, my wife is...

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    Le Baiser Du Dragon. Makes me want to run screaming from the room.

    Of course, for every scent we list here, there will be people who adore that very fragrance! And they may hate the ones I love.

    Very entertaining, it is.

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    Calvin Klein Obsession.

    I knew a teacher in high school Math class who literally marinated in it. I have never been able to stand it since.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Largo View Post
    I cannot bear Angel by Thierry Mugler. I know many consider it a modern classic but it's all I can do to stop myself from gagging when I'm close to somebody wearing it for any length of time.

    I'm not keen on Amarige by Givency, either. Unfortunately, my wife is...
    I'm with you on Angel--literally cannot bear it. I also think that Chiara by Revson was so horrible joke that went all wrong....

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    Le Baiser Du Dragon. Makes me want to run screaming from the room.

    Of course, for every scent we list here, there will be people who adore that very fragrance!
    I love it when my wife wears this one!

    For me, worst is/was the original Poison, from the 80's. Never has a frag had a more apt name. Is Jean Guichard a pseudonym for Chemical Ali, I wonder

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    There are several, but two which spring to mind that actually give me physical symptoms (i.e., headache and nausea) are Jessica McClintock and Black Orchid
    Last edited by mrclmind; 11th February 2010 at 05:51 PM.

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    Gucci Rush. I accidentally bought it thinking it was the men's version (there's no indication on the box) and sprayed myself. I thought I was gonna puke.
    someone please stop me from buying more cologne.

    top five: 1) Creed Vintage Tabarome 2) Creed Windsor 2) Serge Lutens Chergui 3) Frederic Malle Musc Ravageur 5) MFK Lumiére Noire Pour Homme

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    Angel!!!(!!!)!!!

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    Never have liked Estee by Estee Lauder or Tabu by Dana.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Largo View Post
    I cannot bear Angel by Thierry Mugler.
    Me too!!!

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    I'm FAR more forgiving with contemporary feminine perfumes than with contemporary masculines, but not so forgiving with the older feminines.

    I'd say my two least favorites of those I've smelled often are White Diamonds, and Beautiful by Estee Lauder.

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    It's gotta be Ysatis. The smell of big hair and mega shoulder pads.

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    I've never been a fan of Opium PF.
    I have a co-worker who use it, and
    I does not flatter her one bit, and that
    dosn't help the matter ... eew!

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    Coty's L'Aimant.

    My mother wore this and it induced awful headaches in me. It was a very bad "first impression" of feminine fragrances for me.

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    White Diamonds. Its the equivalent of fingernails scratching a blackboard, except for your nose.
    I actually think Angel is one of the sexiest fragrances I've ever smelt on a woman (Gaultier^2 would have to be THE sexiest...) Maybe its just my girlfriends body chemistry mixing well with it?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Derbyman View Post
    Coty Exclamation - Euuurghhh!!!
    great call!!!! when I saw this post I was going to say that! remember all the girls wore that in the late 80s! it was so nasty!
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    Red Door by Elizabeth Arden. Awful.

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    d+g light blue
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    D+G Light Blue is hideous and stingy to my nose.
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    Eternity

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    The Worst I have EVER come across is Eternity.

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    Quote Originally Posted by matthewfoo View Post
    The Worst I have EVER come across is Eternity.
    I'm almost gagging just thinking about it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by adonis View Post
    I'm almost gagging just thinking about it.
    Lol! I hadn't noticed you posted the same thing before me. I think I probably posted just a couple of moments later or something. Well yes, that one is stuffy and repulsive.... medicinal flowers...

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    Secrets by Dana......indescribably horrible.

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    Hmmm, Detested...I'd say....Calvin Klein's - "Be" Smelt like bath-tub bubble detergant...not my thing at all!!

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    Le Male!

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    Tresor

    although it could be my nightmare recollections of a roommate that bathed in it to the point of proximal defoliation.

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    Another vote for Red Door (eau de vielle dame)


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    Red Door from Elizabeth Arden - or has I call it Red Whore.

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    Another vote for ANGEL. I want to puke and when I smell it. My wife used to wear it before we met and when we started dating. After a month she recieved a backup bottle for a gift. I told her that if she wants to be in a square block radius of me she will return the gift and get rid of her existing bottle. She got rid of the gift but kept the other bottle. It wasnt until we were in Saks a few weeks later that I sprayed a mysterious scent that made her ill. I then presented the bottle of Angel to her and she finally realized that pain and suffering I went through everytime I went to her apartment. This frag should be banished and Mugler should recieve 500 whippings with bamboo for creating it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by scentimus View Post
    Red Door from Elizabeth Arden - or has I call it Red Whore.
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    Everything on my wife's dresser, because she's had them for like 7 years, never uses them, they're totally exposed to sun and two of my 3 kids (the "girls") randomly spray them on themselves.

    Chanel No. 5 (what a waste....)
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    (no name....WTF???)

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    White Diamonds/Elizabeth Taylor Probably only because the women I know who use it over apply it. I don't know a woman who uses this fragrance subtlely.

    Also, any other Taylor fragrance named after jewels is rather garish. I can tolerate Passion, however.
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    AROMATICS ELIXIR!!!!!!!!!! effing horrible ghastly disgusting ish, barf!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Estee Lauder's White Linen... Yes, I'm surprised it did so well.
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    same here

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    Estee Lauder's White Linen... Yes, I'm surprised it did so well.

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    Tresor, Amirage, Ciara are some of my (avoid at all costs) frags. Eliz Arden in general is a mystery. Between Green Tea & Red Door & countless others, there isn't one decent scent among them. I wonder, was Red Door good back in the old days?

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