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    Default New fragrance from Davidoff: The Game

    Launching soon: The Game from Davidoff. A woody aromatic signed by nose Bernard Ellena of Symrise.



    Notes: Juniper berry, Gin Fizz accord, iris, precious woods, ebony.


    The poker chips-inspired bottle is a nice touch.



    The press release even includes a little poem:

    Never underestimate the stakes.
    Always play fair.
    Master the rules and leave nothing to chance.
    Because life is a game and the winner takes it all.



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    Default Re: New fragrance from Davidoff: The Game

    Well the bottle looks cool, maybe a bit cheesy like something you would buy in a Vegas gift shop. I like it though and the gin/juniper notes sound nice. I am a martini fan, so I could see spraying this on and hitting the casinos in the middle of the night!

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    Default Re: New fragrance from Davidoff: The Game

    Time to play the game...

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    Default Re: New fragrance from Davidoff: The Game

    Davidoff seem to be focusing on their bottles (Champion was a dun-bell) rather than the juice, but if it works for them then great.

    The game's bottle is a nice idea, although a touch cheesy, but if the juice is good who cares right?
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    Default Re: New fragrance from Davidoff: The Game

    Coming soon to a TJ Maxx near you: The Game
    "I am a robot and I like cheese"

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    The notes sound good to me : Juniper berry, Gin Fizz accord, iris, precious woods, ebony
    The bottle looks great as well. Like the idea.
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    Hope this game doesn't fold!

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    Default Re: New fragrance from Davidoff: The Game

    I'm all in.
    For those about to stink, I salute you!

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    Quote Originally Posted by mesaboogie View Post
    Coming soon to a TJ Maxx near you: The Game
    ouch.

    Jumping the gun a bit?
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    Thanks for the info. Will be looking out for it.

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    Default Re: New fragrance from Davidoff: The Game

    The notes seems promising and the bottle looks cool.

    I hope Davidoff is going to nail it again like what they did wonderfully on Zino.
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    Default Re: New fragrance from Davidoff: The Game

    Like the notes and love the bottle.

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    Default Re: New fragrance from Davidoff: The Game

    I find the bottle childish.

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    They should get Triple H for the commercial.

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    Default Re: New fragrance from Davidoff: The Game

    Quote Originally Posted by Ken Cosgrove View Post
    They should get Triple H for the commercial.
    Finally!!

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    Default Re: New fragrance from Davidoff: The Game

    Quote Originally Posted by Ken Cosgrove View Post
    They should get Triple H for the commercial.
    I'm glad I'm not the only one who thought of him when I saw the title.

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    I'm really like... lol when look at the bottle. I'll buy the game for the bottle alone! and gin notes, I love the smells of Gin but hate to drink it anyway

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    I didn't think of some wrestler (I had to look him up). I thought of the Queen track "Play The Game". If there is a TV ad campaign, whats the chances that track gets used?

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    Default Re: New fragrance from Davidoff: The Game

    How is Bernard related to Jean-Claude?

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    Default Re: New fragrance from Davidoff: The Game

    i hope the gin opening lasts longer than juniper sling
    14 sprays of DRAKKAR NOIR should do it

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    Default Re: New fragrance from Davidoff: The Game

    Quote Originally Posted by MonkeyBars View Post
    How is Bernard related to Jean-Claude?
    A brother.

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    This is now in branches of Boots in the UK.

    Juniper Berries, then a undercurrent of powderyness joins in that quickly becomes soapyness before being joined by what I've always associated with dihydromyrcenol. After about an hour the soapyness, or should I say the smell of laundry products becomes pretty much all that is perceivable. This last note is going to be one of those musks they put in Lenor/Downy, but at least its not one of the more nasty smelling ones.

    No woods to speak of.

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    Quote Originally Posted by andym72 View Post
    This is now in branches of Boots in the UK.

    Juniper Berries, then a undercurrent of powderyness joins in that quickly becomes soapyness before being joined by what I've always associated with dihydromyrcenol. After about an hour the soapyness, or should I say the smell of laundry products becomes pretty much all that is perceivable. This last note is going to be one of those musks they put in Lenor/Downy, but at least its not one of the more nasty smelling ones.

    No woods to speak of.

    Hmm, sounds like everything I hate! I'll still give it a try.

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    Default Re: New fragrance from Davidoff: The Game

    Available at John Lewis, Debenhams, TPS, TFS and comes with a free Weekender bag.

    This should be at discounters very soon.

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    Default Re: New fragrance from Davidoff: The Game

    Smelled it today in Boots. Another 1 Million clone. This is getting beyond a joke now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bgoc View Post
    Available at John Lewis, Debenhams, TPS, TFS and comes with a free Weekender bag.

    This should be at discounters very soon.
    Coming to a local TK Maxx this Christmas...

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    Wonder when this will make it across the Atlantic.

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    This seems to be available in fragrancedirect.co.uk. I'm tempted to buy blind.... 40 ml bottle only 24,99 GBP.
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    Default Re: New fragrance from Davidoff: The Game

    I tried it last week. It smells like something you'd hang in the rim of a toilet bowl.

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    Default Re: New fragrance from Davidoff: The Game

    Quote Originally Posted by Riverwide View Post
    I tried it last week. It smells like something you'd hang in the rim of a toilet bowl.

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    If you're anywhere near Boots' fragrance section any time soon, this will be damn near inescapable. I reluctantly let one of the SAs show me what it was like, and it smells like an Glade interpretation of 1 Million.

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    Default Re: New fragrance from Davidoff: The Game

    damn. i was hoping it would be a cool water flanker.

    said no one ever...

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    Default Re: New fragrance from Davidoff: The Game

    Also, nobody ever said that TV fragrance ads were great pieces of art, but this one looks like a promotion for some Poker show airing in the middle of the night.


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    Default Re: New fragrance from Davidoff: The Game

    Quote Originally Posted by Ken Cosgrove View Post
    Also, nobody ever said that TV fragrance ads were great pieces of art, but this one looks like a promotion for some Poker show airing in the middle of the night.

    Truly terrible.

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    Looks like game over.
    Are you not entertained??? Is this not why you are here??

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    Default Re: New fragrance from Davidoff: The Game

    ^^ The ad is probably on the same "cheesy" level as 1 Million.

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    I have seen many bottles that look worse IMO.

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    Default Re: New fragrance from Davidoff: The Game

    The bottle in real life is much worse than it looks in photos. It feels and looks really cheap. Can't get over how similar it smelled to 1 million. Giving this one a total miss.

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    It's just meh but very Davidoffish.

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    I guess it's better as it gets very bad first impressions from people, won't buy it blind.
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    Default Re: New fragrance from Davidoff: The Game

    Quote Originally Posted by Randall Flagg View Post
    Truly terrible.
    LOL, marketed to ages 18-25
    14 sprays of DRAKKAR NOIR should do it

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    The worst fragrance I've tried this year. It's been obviously top loaded to impress you straight of the bat. Turned into a synthetic generic mess after 30 minutes. That familiar cheap dry down that comes with many Hugo Boss scents.

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