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    Question What does Flanker mean??

    Could someone tell me please.

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    A variation of the original.

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    Default Re: What does Flanker mean??

    Quote Originally Posted by Sub Zero View Post
    A variation of the original.
    Most of the time.
    Last edited by hednic; 27th January 2012 at 06:26 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sub Zero View Post
    A variation of the original.
    Not necessarily, for example Body Kouros has nothing to do with normal Kouros.

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    Default Re: What does Flanker mean??

    A flanker is an additional fragrance release by a house capitalizing upon the success of the original, wide-selling fragrance. Sometimes, the flanker doesn't have any similarities to the original besides the bottle.

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    Very often, it means "shit".

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    Quote Originally Posted by QWERTYOP View Post
    Very often, it means "shit".
    hahaha..... exactly. most times.
    though i like pure havane, the flanker of a*men which is much better than the original
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    It's the women that are hanging around the woman who you want to hit on in a bar or club. That's why a man needs 'wingmen' to take on her 'flankers' so he can zero in on the woman he wants without those flankers running interference and cockblocking. Hopefully for the wingmen the flankers aren't grenades or tanks.
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    From Now Smell This website:

    Flanker:

    A “sequel” fragrance that capitalizes on the success of a master brand. For instance, J Lo Glow was followed by the flanker scents Miami Glow and Love at First Glow. Many flankers are released as limited editions. Some flanker scents are variations on the original fragrance (i.e. they might share certain notes), others share nothing more than the name. Flankers are usually packaged in the same bottle as the original (or “pillar”) fragrance, but the bottle might be done in a different color or finish, or have different decoration.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kbe View Post
    From Now Smell This website:

    Flanker:

    A “sequel” fragrance that capitalizes on the success of a master brand. For instance, J Lo Glow was followed by the flanker scents Miami Glow and Love at First Glow. Many flankers are released as limited editions. Some flanker scents are variations on the original fragrance (i.e. they might share certain notes), others share nothing more than the name. Flankers are usually packaged in the same bottle as the original (or “pillar”) fragrance, but the bottle might be done in a different color or finish, or have different decoration.
    in this sense body kouros is the most remote example possible... the bottle is nothing alike. alike is only the synthetic ysl note
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    Quote Originally Posted by mspa View Post
    in this sense body kouros is the most remote example possible... the bottle is nothing alike. alike is only the synthetic ysl note
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    A variation of the original, so basically its the DNA of the original scent with notes added.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pipsta View Post
    It's the women that are hanging around the woman who you want to hit on in a bar or club. That's why a man needs 'wingmen' to take on her 'flankers' so he can zero in on the woman he wants without those flankers running interference and cockblocking. Hopefully for the wingmen the flankers aren't grenades or tanks.
    I like this explanation best

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zerby View Post
    Could someone tell me please.

    Thank You.
    after over 1,100 posts?

    Even if English isn't your first language you are joking, right?

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    To follow or trail.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JohnTheBeginner View Post
    after over 1,100 posts?

    Even if English isn't your first language you are joking, right?

    Look at his join date. Its before flankers began, in fact it was before the internet began. Jan 1970

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    Default Re: What does Flanker mean??

    Quote Originally Posted by JohnTheBeginner View Post
    after over 1,100 posts?

    Even if English isn't your first language you are joking, right?
    That's what I was thinking at first too, but anyway...

    Quote Originally Posted by Nersh View Post
    Look at his join date. Its before flankers began, in fact it was before the internet began. Jan 1970
    There's plenty of users on here with that join date, I still don't get it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chrisbar1104 View Post


    There's plenty of users on here with that join date, I still don't get it.
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    Default Re: What does Flanker mean??

    Quote Originally Posted by kbe View Post
    From Now Smell This website:

    Flanker:

    A “sequel” fragrance that capitalizes on the success of a master brand. For instance, J Lo Glow was followed by the flanker scents Miami Glow and Love at First Glow. Many flankers are released as limited editions. Some flanker scents are variations on the original fragrance (i.e. they might share certain notes), others share nothing more than the name. Flankers are usually packaged in the same bottle as the original (or “pillar”) fragrance, but the bottle might be done in a different color or finish, or have different decoration.
    This is it. Usually a slightly different variation on the original. A sister scent. That sits comfortably next to the original, "flanking" it.

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    Default Re: What does Flanker mean??

    Sorry i dont have access to the internet right now, could somebody please explain to me the difference between a splash bottle and spray bottle? Also does Kouros really smell like urine pie like some have stated?
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    Default Re: What does Flanker mean??

    Quote Originally Posted by Pipsta View Post
    It's the women that are hanging around the woman who you want to hit on in a bar or club. That's why a man needs 'wingmen' to take on her 'flankers' so he can zero in on the woman he wants without those flankers running interference and cockblocking. Hopefully for the wingmen the flankers aren't grenades or tanks.
    love this explaination too!
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    Default Re: What does Flanker mean??

    Quote Originally Posted by moore View Post
    Means that they are using the name of a previous fragrance from the same brand to create another perfume.
    this ^^^^^^^^^ ... just another marketing ploy ...

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    In perfume it's a fragrance that is derived from another scent.

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    Some flankers out live their parent for example - Donna Karen Body Mist was a flanker to the discontinued Donna Karen New York. Drakkar Noir was a flanker to Drakkar. Insense Utlramarine to Insense. Gucci II Homme to Gucci Homme.

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