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    Do you have a fragrance that brings you only sad memories?I have one...One million by Paco Rabanne.
    That time when i was using one million, i've had a lot of problems with the love of my life and many other SHITY problems

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    Gucci by Gucci PH. Reminds me of a girl who I would like to be able to forget.

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    CK Crave-My scent during my days in the army...

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    Thankfully have no said memories to report linked to a fragrance.

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    None because I never linked memories to perfumes.

    Retrospectively maybe that's not a positive habit.

    I'd like to have linked my honeymoon perfume to my honeymoon or when my twins were born.

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    Im sorry for the bad memories but i guess im one of the lucky ones. I dont have any fragrances like that

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    #2 in the Big Pony Collection by Ralph Lauren. Like everyone else, I'd like to forget the memories this scent brings back due to an old girlfriend, but nonetheless I still wear it at night hoping I can extinguish the memories slowly but surely.

    At least the memories aren't connected to Tobacco Vanille, right?

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    I was the school loner during all four years of high school--depressing! At that horrible phase of my life, the fragrances I wore were:

    Polo Sport
    Curve (Original)
    Cool Water
    Clinique Happy Men
    Candie's Men

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    Quote Originally Posted by gifenrich View Post
    Do you have a fragrance that brings you only sad memories?I have one...One million by Paco Rabanne.
    That time when i was using one million, i've had a lot of problems with the love of my life and many other SHITY problems
    one million brings me sad memories too. sad that i actually spent money on it, that is. true story.

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    Polo reminds me of the end of the Jazz Age in the gay community. It was being used heavily when AIDS hit, and I associate it with that tragedy. A quality fragrance, a classic perhaps, but sad nonetheless.

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    Serge Lutens - Iris Silver Mist

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    half in half,
    boss bottled i lend it from a very close friend for a few weeks was really likin it then he moved to another country
    havent really spoken to him since.. but i also get all the good memories too when smelling this

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    I had this happen to me just this past weekend. I have several fragrances associated with specific eras/times in my life, all of which were good. However, I decided to sample Leau D'Issey from a magazine at the weekend (it's been maybe 10 years since I owned it), and my immediate thought/emotion was..... bad times!

    That said, I still love the power of fragrance to bring back 'times past' in a instant.

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    Dolce and Gabbana Pour Homme. I wore it out on a night that turned out terrible in more ways than one, woke up with a terrible hangover and could still smell it. Between the physical sickness I get from the connection to the hangover and the mental angst from the connection to the night before...yeah, I threw that bottle away and don't think I'll ever be able to wear it again.

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    Bleu de Chanel - it made me so sad when I smelled it.
    Last edited by petruccijc; 1st November 2011 at 05:48 PM.

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    Default Re: The fragrances that brings you back only sad memories

    Quite a few...

    FM Geranium Pour Monsieur
    LesNez Let Me Play the Lion
    Hypnose Homme
    Davidoff Cool Water
    CK Eternity (Both versions)
    Ralph Lauren Ralph
    SL Daim Blond

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    None luckily.

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    Usually, almost any fragrance I own is connected, in one way or another to sad memories, but the sheer flawlessness of scents eventually always gives me the strength to somehow move on

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    Valentino Vendetta. Just broke up with my first girlfriend.
    Right now I think that I have all the fragrances that I want.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hednic View Post
    Thankfully have no said memories to report linked to a fragrance.
    I don't either.....Gary

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    Default Re: The fragrances that brings you back only sad memories

    Fortunately none

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    Kouros Fraicheur, cause its discontinued, and i ask, WHY?

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    Héritage Guerlain: ten lost years in a stupid relationship.

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    Azzaro PH : It brings a lot of good and bad memories
    Axe dark temptation:First time I bought and used it,My grandfather died in the same day
    Top 10 :
    1-Strictly Private Baldessarini
    2-Pure Havane
    3-Midnight in Paris
    4-Amber Sultan -- Chergui
    5-Dunhill Desire -- Aigner Black
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    6-Seduction in Black -- La nuit de L'homme
    7-Angel Schlesser oriental edition II -- J.del Puzo Arabian Nights
    8-Versace PH -- Versace The Dreamer
    9-Mont Blanc Individuele -- Mont Blanc Legend
    10-Dirty English -- CK Shock -- CH men

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    group therapy time!!
    lol

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    I recently fell for a Mexican boy who goes home to Guadalajara next week and takes my heart with him. When we got together I wore Tocade and Dzing! which I suppose will always remind me of him - he loves the way Tocade smells on me and Dzing! makes me think of his horses and horse brand tattoo. Seriously, I've got it bad. These are such happy scents to me and now they'll always be tinged with sadness.
    I'll always make time for cats and roses

    My great loves:
    Mitsouko, L'Heure Bleue, Caron Pour un Homme, Dune, Fat Electrician, Oxford and Cambridge, Eau de Campagne, Elixir des Merveilles, Sarrasins, MKK, Ambre Sultan, Tocade, Dzing!

    Current obsessions:
    Le Temps d'Une Fête, Tom of Finland, Jasmin et Cigarette, Dirty (not dirty at all )

    "Perfume is an invisible art form, and yet one of the most evocative and personal."

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    I guess He Wood reminds me of this years summer fling. It doesn't bring back sad memories but it doesn't smell as good. Then again, it probably just smelled better in the summer.

    If not then perhaps one should be more careful what scent to pick for this years autumn/winter fling.

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    Default Re: The fragrances that brings you back only sad memories

    Quote Originally Posted by gifenrich View Post
    Do you have a fragrance that brings you only sad memories?I have one...One million by Paco Rabanne.
    That time when i was using one million, i've had a lot of problems with the love of my life and many other SHITY problems
    Sure, i've got 2:
    Pierre Cardin Pour Monsieur
    Lagerfeld Classic

    That's why i won't ever use those again.

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    I don't know if it's a sad memory, but my mom died a few months ago and she wore Shalimar from cradle to grave. We have tons of it around the house. That smell, more than any other, says "mom".

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    Most of the time a frag kicks up a memory, it'll be a female frag on a woman stirring up old memories. My own frags have usually, in the end, been linked up with me getting through whatever it was anyway.

    For most people, smell is one of the strongest memory triggers out there.

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    Bulgari Pour Homme reminds me too much of my f*cked up first relationship (many years ago), to wear comfortably.
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    YSL Pour Homme reminds me of some coke addicts I knew, some deceased. It's a very sad memory.

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    Oddly, Woods by Abercrombie and Fitch. Back when it was new, it was great, mature stuff for a young man. I bought my older brother a bottle for Christmas one year, probably 1994. He passed away unexpectedly in 2007, and I found that bottle while we were cleaning out his house.

    While the scent itself doesn't make me sad, seeing that old, half full bottle does. Reminds me of happier, more optimistic times.

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    Quote Originally Posted by petruccijc View Post
    Bleu de Chanel - it made me so sad when I smelled it.
    LMAO, spits out soda.

    All these serious answers then this.

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    thread makes me think of that song sad songs say so much by elton john LOL

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    Une Fleur de Cassie -- it's the smell of my cashmere sweater after a night out on a freezing winter night in London in 2008. It was the best vacation I ever had, and sadly I know for a fact it will never be repeated because most of us drifted apart since then

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    curve reminds of a lot of Bullshit with my ex

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