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    Default Let's face it, the best fragrance is




    It probably has the most fans, it's one of the most (if not THE most) controversial scents, and
    while there are older fragrances out there, it has lasted three decades and is still going strong.

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    Default Re: Let's face it, the best fragrance is

    Just got discontinued in the US I thought

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    Default Re: Let's face it, the best fragrance is

    Could be, for some people. On the other hand, some of us choose not to smell like a public men's restroom.

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    Default Re: Let's face it, the best fragrance is

    Kouros is the fragrance King!!!

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    It's revolting. One of the most abhorrent fragrances I have ever had the misfortune to smell.

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    I think it has had its day and it's popularity has long faded. But it's reformulated shadow stands today for those fragrance enthusiasts who are nostalgic for a edgy controversial classic. I'm sure if a public survey was done today on the high street of our Cities most people would have never heard of it unless they were of a certain age.

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    Default Re: Let's face it, the best fragrance is

    Vintage Kouros is very complex and some get that urinal cake scent from it and I can understand, but I still love it. I love the old powerhouse too though!
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    I like Kouros, but its daddy Creed Orange Spice still trumps it.
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    Default Re: Let's face it, the best fragrance is

    Although I personally like Kouros, similar arguments can be made for many other fragrances.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Riverwide View Post
    It's revolting. One of the most abhorrent fragrances I have ever had the misfortune to smell.
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    Default Re: Let's face it, the best fragrance is

    Let's face it, it's not.
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    If your favorite scent is the urinal puck then absolutely!
    Imagine there were no hypothetical situations.

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    I really don't like the smell of Kouros, very controversial and old fashioned fragrance, unwearable. In my opinion a badly done frag, and certainly not the best ever.

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    Let's face it, the best fragrance is subjective. That's part of what makes this hobby so much fun.
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    Quote Originally Posted by L'Homme Blanc Individuel View Post
    Let's face it, the best fragrance is subjective. That's part of what makes this hobby so much fun.
    Abso-freaking-lutely
    Imagine there were no hypothetical situations.

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    Default Re: Let's face it, the best fragrance is

    No, the best fragrance is AdG

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    [img]http://***********************/instances/400x/30250821.jpg[/img]
    Last edited by Shiny Beast; 15th November 2012 at 12:36 PM.

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    Shiny Beast, are you saying the best fragrance is creepy?
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    Default Re: Let's face it, the best fragrance is

    Are you suggesting Derby?

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    Default Re: Let's face it, the best fragrance is

    No idea how people can call this the best fragrance... It simply isn't. It's not disgusting like A*Men but I can show you many cheap $3 cans of deodorant spray which smell the exact same. And that's why I will never ever buy this.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shiny Beast View Post
    [img]http://***********************/instances/400x/30250821.jpg[/img]

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    Quote Originally Posted by Riverwide View Post
    It's revolting. One of the most abhorrent fragrances I have ever had the misfortune to smell.
    Agreed......

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    Default Re: Let's face it, the best fragrance is

    Did you mean best of the worst?

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    Default Re: Let's face it, the best fragrance is

    Quote Originally Posted by Kaern View Post
    Did you mean best of the worst?
    LOL good one!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Riverwide View Post
    It's revolting. One of the most abhorrent fragrances I have ever had the misfortune to smell.
    that^

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    Da skunk phenomenon, haha.

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    It reminds of the nice, clean scent whenever I use the bathroom at work.

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    Default Re: Let's face it, the best fragrance is

    I wonder if the teens of today will be having this same discussion about 1 Million like this 30 years from now.

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    Default Re: Let's face it, the best fragrance is

    My experience has been other guys like it, but not the girls

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stew View Post



    It probably has the most fans, it's one of the most (if not THE most) controversial scents, and
    while there are older fragrances out there, it has lasted three decades and is still going strong.
    And it's got one of the coolest bottles...!

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    Default Re: Let's face it, the best fragrance is

    ...one you haven't tried yet.

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    Default Re: Let's face it, the best fragrance is

    It does have an awesome bottle but what lives inside the bottle is a huuuuuuuuuuuge let down!

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    Default Re: Let's face it, the best fragrance is

    Quote Originally Posted by Shiny Beast View Post
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    lol

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    Default Re: Let's face it, the best fragrance is

    Quote Originally Posted by Derbyman View Post
    And it's got one of the coolest bottles...!
    and now it's "flanker" does too


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    Default Re: Let's face it, the best fragrance is

    My next purchase.

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    Default Re: Let's face it, the best fragrance is

    I can confirm it is one of the most satisfying fragrances ever.

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    Default Re: Let's face it, the best fragrance is

    To each, their own...subjectivity is important, or else we would all smell the same. Imagine if every man you happened to meet, were friends with, or worked with in your office wore this. Would it be special?

    I have been in a full wearing of Kouros for just over 36 hours. I touched it up several times, including a couple of sprays of the wonderful Eau de Sport (which is rarer than a dodo bird)...

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    Default Re: Let's face it, the best fragrance is

    Quote Originally Posted by Shaka View Post
    I can confirm it is one of the most satisfying fragrances ever.
    How do you arrive at that conclusion?

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    Default Re: Let's face it, the best fragrance is

    Quote Originally Posted by keagz08 View Post
    How do you arrive at that conclusion?
    Because wearing this fragrance is the equivalent of kicking an ADG guy in the nuts.
    Last edited by Stew; 15th November 2012 at 06:32 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stew View Post
    Because wearing this fragrance is the equivalent of kicking an ADG guy in the nuts.
    lol
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    One of the best, it is rather special. Sometimes I use other fragrances and think...is it really worth wearing/owning, I could wear King Kouros instead.

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    Default Re: Let's face it, the best fragrance is

    Quote Originally Posted by Stew View Post



    It probably has the most fans, it's one of the most (if not THE most) controversial scents, and
    while there are older fragrances out there, it has lasted three decades and is still going strong.
    The only way this is image is the best fragrance is if that Kouros bottle is actually filled with VanCleef and Arpels pour homme

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    Default Re: Let's face it, the best fragrance is

    I concur Russel, but the most polarizing scent ever created. Can you imagine the response if someone posted the same thread, but with Cool Water? It would be a few laughs and...then, crickets. No one would care (and, personally, I don't even dislike Cool Water).

    I agree with what you said as I had over 36 hours with Kouros and then washed up (but didn't touch the spot on my forearm where Eau de Sport is - it is still a nice skin scent - 14-15+ hours ago, 2 sprays...incredible!) But, I have to be honest and say that variety is the spice of life. I wouldn't feel that Kouros is so special even if I wore it every day (forget other people around me). My wearings of it are typically twice per month as I find that I have to be truly in the mood - but once it's on my skin, I relate to what you said. It is captivating - and few scents make me feel the way Kouros does when it is on me.

    Cheers - enjoy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rüssel View Post
    One of the best, it is rather special. Sometimes I use other fragrances and think...is it really worth wearing/owning, I could wear King Kouros instead.
    “Some perfumes are as fragrant as an infant’s flesh, sweet as an oboe’s cry, and greener than the spring; While others are triumphant, decadent or rich; Having the expansion of infinite things, like ambergris and musk, benzoin and frankincense, which sing the transports of the mind and every sense.”

    ― Charles Baudelaire, The Flowers of Evil & Paris Spleen

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stew View Post
    Because wearing this fragrance is the equivalent of kicking an ADG guy in the nuts.
    that right there was the coolest thing ive read in a long time. "the equivalent of kicking an adg guy in the nuts". i cant think of a better guilty pleasure. i would truly love to kick a lot of adg guys right square in the nuts. thank you for brightening my day, that was awesome!

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    OP, you spelt "worst" wrong...

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    Nastiest thing I have ever smelled. I couldn't have imagined that a fragrance was meant to put people off.

    What a disgusting thing.

    And same goes to another YSL smell, don't remember which one. Needless to say, I've never bought a YSL ever.

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