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View Poll Results: Which is best among these?

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  • Eau Des Baux

    31 59.62%
  • Hanae Mori HiM

    4 7.69%
  • Spicebomb

    17 32.69%
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  1. #1

    Default Battle of the spicy, somewhat sweet frags

    Who will prevail?

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    Spicebomb is my favorite between the 3.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dougczar View Post
    Spicebomb is my favorite between the 3.
    + 1

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    That's a tough one. It would be between EdB and Spicebomb for me. On cost alone, I'd pick EdB. On the better overall fragrance, I'd choose Spicebomb.

    Both are great.
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    Spicebomb here too.

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    Only tried spicebomb of these 3....but IMHO T.O.F. is the winner in this catagory hands down!

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    I own and like all three, but of the three I prefer Eau Des Baux
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    Spicebomb. But there are many other choices in this category that BN rates more highly. Creed Royal Oud, for example. I added it in to my fall rotation lately, and wow, big compliments from the hotties in my office, shop girls too. Really loving Bentley For Men Intense.

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    Bomb

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    I like all 3, but recently I have become addicted to EDB. It's to the point it may become my signature scent. It seems a little unpredictable; like an Eddie Van Halen solo or a Tyson fight. I like that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bigbz View Post
    Only tried spicebomb of these 3....but IMHO T.O.F. is the winner in this catagory hands down!
    At the risk of sounding ignorant, what is TOF?

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    I have not tried Eau de Baux, as there isn't a L'Occitane store here. But I have tried Spicebomb and HiM, and they are among the top sellers at the local Von Maur.

    And to be honest, I hate both equally. To me, this is like asking "which is better, a Fleet enema or Dulcolax suppositories?"
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    Eau de Baux easily. It is what spicebomb should smell like.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DEMON View Post
    I like all 3, but recently I have become addicted to EDB. It's to the point it may become my signature scent. It seems a little unpredictable; like an Eddie Van Halen solo or a Tyson fight. I like that.

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    At the risk of sounding ignorant, what is TOF?
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    At the risk of sounding ignorant, what is TOF?[/QUOTE]

    Sorry, Thierry Mugler Amen Taste Of Fragrance Great stuff IMO, very spicy with a sweet dry down...but it can be a love or hate scent with it's strong chili paste top note

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    I really like Spicebomb, unfortunately it just doesn't last on my skin for more than a few hours....really want to try Eau De Baux someday.

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    Eau Des Baux is my favorite.

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    Vote here|✔️| spice bomb by victor & Rolf
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    I'll take Eau de Baux all day over the other two mediocre, over-priced designer scents.

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    Eau des Baux as well.
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    I personally detect hardly any spices in Spicebomb. Perhaps I have been spoiled with my collection of old school/ discontinued spicy fragrances.
    For beautiful unsynthetic spices check out the following...

    Monsieur Rochas (the original version !!)
    Loewe pour Homme
    Punjab

    ....Spicebomb is pale by comparison.
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    Eau De Baux, by a country mile.

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    I'd give this poll to EdB.

    But if you can still find some, you need to try Must de Cartier PH. Wonderful sweet spicy scent.


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    EDB any day and twice on Sundays.

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    Default Re: Battle of the spicy, somewhat sweet frags

    Eau des Baux as well for me.

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    EdB by a mile (although I don't find it spicy -- it's more of a dry, coniferous scent to me due to the cypress and incense).

    There are far better options available in this genre though.

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    EDB over the other 2 easily

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    Spicebomb is the definition of spicy and sweet. I get none of that from EdB and I haven't sampled the other one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mrcologneguy View Post
    Spicebomb. But there are many other choices in this category that BN rates more highly. Creed Royal Oud, for example.
    100% THIS.


    Quote Originally Posted by mrcologneguy View Post
    I added it in to my fall rotation lately, and wow, big compliments from the hotties in my office, shop girls too.
    THIS TOO, he says with a grin.


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    Aaaaaaaaaaand this as well.
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    Quote Originally Posted by L'Homme Blanc Individuel View Post
    100% THIS.




    THIS TOO, he says with a grin.




    Aaaaaaaaaaand this as well.

    I love Royal Oud. Groupon has it on sale at $150 expiring tomorrow. Good price considering the MSRP.

    http://www.groupon.com/deals/gg-cree...sime-fragrance

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    EDB. More versatile than the other two.

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    Vote goes to EDB

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