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    Default How many sprays? Bond No. 9 Edition

    I tried searching to try and find how many sprays people have mentioned about wearing when it comes to Bond No. 9 (scent(s)); but I didn't necessarily find what I was looking for.

    So, how many sprays do you find to be appropriate; not overbearing, when it comes to wearing for college/work?

    Andy Warhol Success is a Job in New York:
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    Note: This is not a thread for your opinion on whether you think this house/any of these fragrances are not worthy, so please hold your voicing for that. This thread is meant for the 'considered' appropriate amount of sprays for the above suggested. Thanks

    Also, feel free to add any other Bond No. 9 scents.

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    Default Re: How many sprays? Bond No. 9 Edition

    20. It's easy to remember:

    A spray for each finger.
    And one for each of your toes.
    Then, wherever you might walk,
    trust me, everyone knows.

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    Default Re: How many sprays? Bond No. 9 Edition

    Quote Originally Posted by L'Homme Blanc Individuel View Post
    20. It's easy to remember:

    A spray for each finger.
    And one for each of your toes.
    Then, wherever you might walk,
    trust me, everyone knows.

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    P.S. I'm enjoying Manhattan more and more. I was wrong to write that one off initially. I'm actually a 3 spray guy for the most part. Occasionally 4.
    3-4 for Bond's for you?

    A big reason I made this thread is because I'm looking to wear the Andy Success one to campus today, and I haven't given it a full wearing in public yet, and I don't want to be overbearing, .

    I'm guessing 2-3.., but... 2? 3? And I'm mainly a chest/neck kind of sprayer when it comes to actually wearing.

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    Success is a Job in NYC is an odd one. I wouldn't go past 3 sprays.
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    Default Re: How many sprays? Bond No. 9 Edition

    Quote Originally Posted by Jouho View Post
    3-4 for Bond's for you?
    I haven't worn Andy Success, but 3 sprays for Andy Warhol was PLENTY. With Bleecker Street, I only wore two (one of which also got on my jacket and I could smell it there for over a week. WOW. That being said, when in doubt, I always go low since it never hurts to wear too little, but it can be embarrassing to wear too much. So, I'd go with 2 if I were you. Go with 2 and see how it wears. (I really liked Andy Warhol. If it were just a bit more masculine I'd probably have bought it)

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    Default Re: How many sprays? Bond No. 9 Edition

    One or two with most Bonds....
    1. Epic Man by Amouage (33 wears)
    2. Leather Oud by Christian Dior (31 wears)
    3. M7 by Yves Saint Laurent (27 wears)
    4. Oud Imperial (black) by Perris Monte Carlo (22 wears)
    5. Russian Tea Ritual by Masque (20 wears)
    6. Fate Man by Amouage (19 wears)

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    Default Re: How many sprays? Bond No. 9 Edition

    Thanks, .

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    Default Re: How many sprays? Bond No. 9 Edition

    not even one...an house with great bottles!
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    Default Re: How many sprays? Bond No. 9 Edition

    3 sprays with anything.

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    Default Re: How many sprays? Bond No. 9 Edition

    Do not go over 3 sprays with New York Amber though. That one is a projection beast. Most Bond No. 9 fragrances last a long time and project pretty well, but NY Amber lasts forever, and projects quite loudly for much of its life.
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    3 all Bond's last and project massively even when it doesn't seem that they do.

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    Asking how many sprays of several fragrances from 1 house should you use is like asking whether you should wear your p***s on right side or left side of underwear. Seriously, just use as many as you can tolerate without making people around you angry.

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    Asking how many sprays of several fragrances from 1 house should you use is like asking whether you should wear your p***s on right side or left side of underwear. Seriously, just use as many as you can tolerate without making people around you angry.

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    Default Re: How many sprays? Bond No. 9 Edition

    Of the ones listed by the OP, the only ones I'd be careful with overspraying are NY Amber and Success Is a Job In NY.
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    Generally, Bonds are strong (I've tried four of your listed scents, and all were par for the course for Bond strength). Three is your limit. You may want to apply more because you're used to doing so with other houses -- but don't.

    I'd bet with three sprays, you'll clearly smell the chosen Bond at the end of the day, and will be glad you didn't opt for more.
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