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    Default Re: Which scents gets you the most negative comments?

    JUst sprayed my wrist with Rume by Slumberhouse. I expect my girl to recoil

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    Quote Originally Posted by ralmeida View Post
    My wife is the only one who's ever given me negative feedback,
    Anything with Oud. She hates it
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    Default Re: Which scents gets you the most negative comments?

    I was testing some Oud Oil and she thought that it stinks.

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    Default Re: Which scents gets you the most negative comments?

    Unfortunately, it's a fragrance that I really like - Kouros by YSL. It's the only fragrance I own that has received more than one negative response.
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    Quote Originally Posted by NenMaster View Post
    JUst sprayed my wrist with Rume by Slumberhouse. I expect my girl to recoil
    i recoiled nasty

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    Quote Originally Posted by ralmeida View Post
    My wife is the only one who's ever given me negative feedback, and that was on English Fern and Azzaro Pour Homme. She says they both smell like "old man".

    What does she know, anyway?
    Yeah, my wife gets soooo pissed off when I wear Portrait of a Lady - she starts busting my balls on things I did literally a year beforehand. It's like it flips a switch in her brain. I only wear it when she is out of town.

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    Default Re: Which scents gets you the most negative comments?

    My girlfriend really disliked Antaeus (unfortunately), and also DHI - she thinks it's too feminine, actually I think so, too, and I ended up selling my bottle.

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    The scent when i don't wipe good...
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    2. Serge Lutens - Muscs Koublai Khan
    3. YSL M7
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    6. 24 Gold by Scentstory
    7. Amouage Epic Man
    8. Amouage Jubilation XXV
    9. Bond No. 9 New York Oud
    10. Serge Lutens - Chergui



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    Default Re: Which scents gets you the most negative comments?

    A*Men tops the list due to its potency, with the comments mostly coming from family members.

    But one of my friends told me to never wear M7 again in front of him. I haven't, but he's also moving out of town next month.
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    Default Re: Which scents gets you the most negative comments?

    I deliberately overspray a LOT of my frags for added longevity (layering the same frag on top of itself prolongs longevity on my skin like crazy) 4-6 sprays Antaeus, 5-7 sprays DHI, 4-5 sprays Kouros, 4-5 sprays Le Male, 3-4 sprays Montale Dark Aoud, 4-5 sprays Tobacco Vanille - I have never in my life heard a negative comment, perhaps because all around me have fainted before they can speak
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    Quote Originally Posted by MysteryBuff40 View Post
    Must have been quite a wild bus ride. Are you sure it was the fragrance and not your Tom Ford-like appearance?
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    Quote Originally Posted by CHSeifert View Post
    I deliberately overspray a LOT of my frags for added longevity (layering the same frag on top of itself prolongs longevity on my skin like crazy) 4-6 sprays Antaeus, 5-7 sprays DHI, 4-5 sprays Kouros, 4-5 sprays Le Male, 3-4 sprays Montale Dark Aoud, 4-5 sprays Tobacco Vanille - I have never in my life heard a negative comment, perhaps because all around me have fainted before they can speak

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    Quote Originally Posted by Granola View Post
    Anything with Oud. She hates it
    Same here. E.g. Dark Aoud "smells like a cab driver".

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    A*Men with out question.... I literally have never met ONE person in real life that likes it. I think its disgusting as well though. To bad as bang for buck in terms of strength longetivety all that its the best ive ever smelled.

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    Quote Originally Posted by QWERTYOP View Post
    I'm also in favour of this!
    Sticky it INSIDE the thread though, people won't notice and will think all these give compliments.....Oh god...I'm evil. :|

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    Default Re: Which scents gets you the most negative comments?

    Recently, Puredistance's M got me a couple of negative comments, which makes me really sad.

    I asked a close friend why and she said it was "too powdery and smells like something my dad would wear." I proceeded to ask whether the latter part was a good thing, but she said no.
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    Amouage fate man, had 2 people tell me it smells sweaty (which I agree with) my GF doesn't like black afghano. One frag which now gives me a right headache is scent story platinum, can't wear it anymore!

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    My girlfriend hated musc ravageur. She likes MI. Go figure.

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    I've only had negative reactions every time I wear Aventus, but the most recent negative comment was this morning. I asked my wife if she liked my cologne. She took a sniff, and immediately said, "No! You smell like a pine tree." I was wearing Bois d'Orage/French Lover. She also once told me that Guerlian Vetiver smelled "like vomit." Then again, she was pregnant at the time, and everything she smelled made her ill.

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    Default Re: Which scents gets you the most negative comments?

    Not really any negative comments per se, though occasionally I get some remarks from friends and family when they think I overdo stuff. Like, yo that stuff is strong! Also my dad seemed to get annoyed once by versaces Eau fraiche...
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    My brother looks under his shoe for dog dung every time I wear Casbah (Robert Piguet). Unfortunately I get where he's coming from...
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    Grey Flannel.
    Wear what you want and don't listen to people who tell you that you didn't spend enough.

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    Dark Aoud.
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    Default Re: Which scents gets you the most negative comments?

    Tom Ford Black Orchid "You smell like cherry cough syrup", and JPG Le Male"You smell like baby powder".

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    DHI: "you smell like toffee"....
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    Default Re: Which scents gets you the most negative comments?

    I wore Soivohle: Journeyman to work the other day and got told that I smelled like I'd been sitting in an Indian restaurant for months.

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    Default Re: Which scents gets you the most negative comments?

    Quote Originally Posted by Jack Hunter View Post
    Antaeus is the one that got me so many bad comments that I had to get rid of it in the end.
    Ouch.
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    Haven't had a negative in ages now. Which is nice.
    Current faves: Aventus, Green Irish Tweed, MFK Masculin Pluriel, Dior Homme Eau

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    Default Re: Which scents gets you the most negative comments?

    Fahrenheit is the main culprit for me. I find people outside the fragrance community are more likely to dislike it.

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    The Scent of Peace for Him. Bond no9.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MFfan310 View Post
    one of my friends told me to never wear M7 again in front of him. I haven't, but he's also moving out of town next month.
    Nice. Either your M7 goes or he does, huh? Looks like he lost that battle. High-five!
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    Default Re: Which scents gets you the most negative comments?

    Have fortunately never received a negative comment. Though once my sister-in-law complained that Kouros was 'too strong'.
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    My best friend (who is a woman) told me that I need to go lighter on the cologne after a day when I used two sprays of Bois de Portugal to my neck. I thought I was going light and actually thought the Bois de Portugal smelled awesome.

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    I have yet to receive a positive comment on Invasion Barbare. But I have received about a half dozen negative. Doesn't matter how little I use. Must just not work for me or something.


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    Quote Originally Posted by papillo View Post
    Terre d' hermes. Someone asked who sprayed lysol lol and i agree. it smells horrible.
    Terre D'Hermes is one of the only ones (maybe THE only one) I've ever worn that received multiple (as in, more than one) negative comment about.....on different occasions, from different women.

    Quote Originally Posted by ChuckW View Post
    Most (like 3 or 4 in 30 years) have just been that I used too much, never really that it smelled bad. I can recall about three times when I wore too much, but never really that I stunk. Only complaint about the actual cologne was when I sampled Chanel allure Homme sport extreme. It did stink and my mom hated it.
    Quote Originally Posted by Gaius View Post
    My best friend (who is a woman) told me that I need to go lighter on the cologne after a day when I used two sprays of Bois de Portugal to my neck. I thought I was going light and actually thought the Bois de Portugal smelled awesome.
    I've had this happen, a time or two. A female friend told me about a year and a half ago that I "had on too much", not necessarily that it smelled "bad"...just that it was too strong, and that she shouldn't be able to smell me from 3 or 4 feet away. I was wearing 3 sprays of Bentley Intense. Lesson learned.

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    Acqua di Parma - Colonia Essenza
    I dont know what my girlfriend could smell but she said she was not a fan at all, it reminded her of Poison. Now im pretty sure she was referring to Dior and not rat poison....

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    Some of my male friends tend to dislike any sweet scents, but in their definition, sweet is anything that is not like harsh old 80's era something (I mean not the best colognes of the 80's) or anything that is not fresher than fresh. I think they just find most colognes "too feminine" or whatever. So it is not about allergies, it's more about the lack of taste. Other than that, I am in a culture where everyone wears fragrances all the time, so virtually no negative comments so far... Oh, wait, one time someone told me that Un Jardin in Mediterrannee smelled like a rat's poison. But we were testing it together, so it's not exactly like I was wearing it and got that comment from someone...

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    Default Re: Which scents gets you the most negative comments?

    Czech and Speake 88 - "you smell like Grandma's house"
    YSL Jazz - "Sorry son, but could you please sit on the other side of the table"
    Fahrenheit - "Please do not ever wear that again. You stink"
    Creed Epicea - "you smell like Pine Sol... yuk"
    Boss #1 - you smell like medicine, please go away
    Montale Black Oud - "you smell like an old lady"
    Montale Silver Oud - "you smell like Bandaids. Why would anyone want to smell like Bandaids?"
    YSL La Nuit - "You are giving me a headache. Please wash that off"
    Geranium Pour Monsieur - during the drydown, "you smell like hotel sheets.. I don't like it"
    Creed Royal English Leather - "you smell like an old grandpa"
    Chanel Egoiste - "What is that smell? Something is wrong!"

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    Default Re: Which scents gets you the most negative comments?

    Terre d'Hermes without a doubt.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SportsFan View Post
    Terre D'Hermes is one of the only ones (maybe THE only one) I've ever worn that received multiple (as in, more than one) negative comment about.....on different occasions, from different women.





    I've had this happen, a time or two. A female friend told me about a year and a half ago that I "had on too much", not necessarily that it smelled "bad"...just that it was too strong, and that she shouldn't be able to smell me from 3 or 4 feet away. I was wearing 3 sprays of Bentley Intense. Lesson learned.
    Not meaning to be rude towards women they certainly have plenty of qualities, but experience show me again and again that they have the shittiest tastes as far as Mens perfumes are concerned. They're probably the same that complain about Terre d'Hermes that will love abominations like Invictus or Chrome. The other day I had a women tell me that I smelled "like a plant" I was wearing GIT. Seriously I won't even bother asking women about perfumes any more, all they want you to smell is clean, fresh, inoffensive and, to sum it up, boring.

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    Quote Originally Posted by OneTimeOnePlace View Post
    Not meaning to be rude towards women they certainly have plenty of qualities, but experience show me again and again that they have the shittiest tastes as far as Mens perfumes are concerned. They're probably the same that complain about Terre d'Hermes that will love abominations like Invictus or Chrome. The other day I had a women tell me that I smelled "like a plant" I was wearing GIT. Seriously I won't even bother asking women about perfumes any more, all they want you to smell is clean, fresh, inoffensive and, to sum it up, boring.
    But also keep in mind that many men wear perfumes for women. They view them exclusively as something to use to attract women and can't get their heads around wearing something for yourself that you love the smell of.

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    Default Re: Which scents gets you the most negative comments?

    Reading the thread it's Americans that have a problem with fragrance on a whole.

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