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  • Chanel Antaeus

    47 56.63%
  • Antoinio Puig Quorum

    10 12.05%
  • Bijan Pour homme

    4 4.82%
  • Cartier Santos Concentree

    6 7.23%
  • Van Cleef & Arpels Pour homme

    10 12.05%
  • Van Cleef & Arpels Tsar

    6 7.23%
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    Default Legendary powerhouse scents. Which one do you prefer?

    Between these six legendary "powerhouse" scents, which one is your favorit, and why? 2 weeks ago I would wote for Santos concentree, but at the moment Antaeus has passed by it (with a teeny-weeny margin), as my favourite "powerhouse" .
    Last edited by Oslo-Fjord; 20th February 2012 at 07:30 PM.

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    Default Re: Legendary powerhouse scents. Which one do you prefer?

    van cleef and arpels pour homme

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    Default Re: Legendary powerhouse scents. Which one do you prefer?

    From the list, Antaeus, off course

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    Van Cleef & Arpels pour Homme fo' shizzle.
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    Default Re: Legendary powerhouse scents. Which one do you prefer?

    It has to be the Cartier.

    I like Antaeus, I really do, but the Cartier just knocks it's socks off, literally and figuratively.

    I've worn Santos (the watch AND the fragrance) and I've worn Antaeus, but it's the Cartier that's always garnered compliments.
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    Default Re: Legendary powerhouse scents. Which one do you prefer?

    Used to wear Tsar many years ago, but just tried Antaeus and prefer it.

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    Default Re: Legendary powerhouse scents. Which one do you prefer?

    1) VC&A PH
    2) Antaeus
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    Default Re: Legendary powerhouse scents. Which one do you prefer?

    From you list: Cartier Santos Concentree

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    Default Re: Legendary powerhouse scents. Which one do you prefer?

    Antaeus

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    Default Re: Legendary powerhouse scents. Which one do you prefer?

    From the list Quorum.

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    Santos Concentree is the only one I like out of this bunch of behemoths.
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    Default Re: Legendary powerhouse scents. Which one do you prefer?

    Antaeus by a loooooooong way

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    Default Re: Legendary powerhouse scents. Which one do you prefer?

    Antaeus.

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    Default Re: Legendary powerhouse scents. Which one do you prefer?

    Cartier, then Antaeus.

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    Default Re: Legendary powerhouse scents. Which one do you prefer?

    I'm quite fond of all of them (with the exception of Santos), but Antaeus has a special place for me.


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    Default Re: Legendary powerhouse scents. Which one do you prefer?

    I hate Antaeus. It smells disgusting to me.

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    Default Re: Legendary powerhouse scents. Which one do you prefer?

    Tsar is a legendary powerhouse?
    I have a bottle of it from 12 years ago, and it whimps out after about 4 hours.
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    Default Re: Legendary powerhouse scents. Which one do you prefer?

    The current rendition of Tsar is weak. I like all of the others. VC&A is the best, but I slightly prefer Antaeus.

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    Default Re: Legendary powerhouse scents. Which one do you prefer?

    Voted Antaeus! That one brings back some special memories for me. Still enjoy it today. Although i would have picked Christian Dior Jules if that had been in the list.

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    Default Re: Legendary powerhouse scents. Which one do you prefer?

    Santos & VC&A. Antaeus is a contestant too. The others are great, apart from the Bijan, which I couldn't quite enjoy.

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    Default Re: Legendary powerhouse scents. Which one do you prefer?

    Antaeus. It's strong, smooth and refined.

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    Default Re: Legendary powerhouse scents. Which one do you prefer?

    Vintage: I voted for Bijan, but Antaeus can be considered right next to it. Please do understand that the reformulations are not similar to what they used to be.

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    Default Re: Legendary powerhouse scents. Which one do you prefer?

    Close combat for the top spot between Antaeus and Van Cleef & Arpels pour Homme

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    Antaeus for me!!!
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    Default Re: Legendary powerhouse scents. Which one do you prefer?

    Tsar when it was the original version.

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    Default Re: Legendary powerhouse scents. Which one do you prefer?

    Antaeus seems to stand out from that list.
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    Default Re: Legendary powerhouse scents. Which one do you prefer?

    Santos is my pick. I agree the current Tsar is a whuss of a frag.

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    Default Re: Legendary powerhouse scents. Which one do you prefer?

    This is problematic because not only have many of us not tried them all but I suspect very few have tried all of them in their vintage form. For me, the difference is between the original and the reformulations (if there were any). Otherwise, it's just a matter of rotating them, not really liking one more than another. However, there are some I don't like. For example, I find Santos to be too sweet (unbalanced), and it gets irritating fairly quickly.

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    Default Re: Legendary powerhouse scents. Which one do you prefer?

    Van Cleef & Arpels pour Homme

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    Default Re: Legendary powerhouse scents. Which one do you prefer?

    Antaeus (vintage)
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