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    Quote Originally Posted by hednic View Post
    Flash Point by Jeanne Arthes. Like it but don't love it and almost never reach for it.

    This one is mine also.
    Want to trade - Chanel Platinum Egoiste for Dior Eau Sauvage...

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    Interesting thread!

    For me, safe does not always mean boring. I think De Bachmakov by TdC is the among the most safe scents I've ever smelled, but the stuff is absolutely marvelous. It smells like a perfect spring morning. It's one I look forward to wearing. That being said, I did start a thread about De Bachmakov, asking if it was too nice. If it had a bit more edge to it, it could be a perfect ten for me, but even as is, it's at least a 9. I love it.

    On the other hand, there are definitely scents that bore me after a while and I find that I don't reach for them anymore. Just as you said in the original post: "Something that you like but don't love and never reach for.." Bois D'Argent. It's excellent, but for some reason, it's a like, not a love, and I never reach for it. It's been months and I haven't even finished a 2.5ml sample.
    "Follow your nose. It always knows." -- Toucan Sam

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    Probably YSL L'homme....*Yawnfest*
    1.) MFK Pluriel for him
    2.) Vetiver Fatal
    3.) Guerlain L'eau
    4.) Anat Fritz Tzora
    5.) Frank No. 2 L.A.
    6.) Dior Homme Eau
    7.) Invasion Barbare
    8.) Xerjoff Nio
    9.) Byredo Bal D'Afrique
    10.) Escentric 02

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    Quote Originally Posted by JiveHippo View Post
    Even though I absolutely love this frag, I have to agree with you. There is a reason so many politicians wear Gendarme. Almost smells like you aren't wearing a frag at all, but your clothes are freshly cleaned. But it's so affordable I can't see how it isn't in everyone's arsenal.

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    I'd say YSL L'homme or perhaps DG light blue. I like the both but they don't get reached for often.
    Is the juice worth the squeeze?

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    Quote Originally Posted by StinkinApe View Post
    it is also very inoffensive IMHO.
    Oh, it's plenty offensive.

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    I've culled out most of the 'uninteresting' bottles from my wardrobe. I don't hold back on most of what I wear in the office on a daily basis (though Knize 10 doesn't wear at work). Almost all of what I have left have something that I find interesting. That said, CdG Amazinggreen is pretty safe and I don't wear it much as I always reach for something more interesting.


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    Prada Amber pour Homme
    Summer rotation:
    Xerjoff Uden
    Creed Virgin Island Water
    Creed Aventus
    Frapin L'humaniste
    Dior Homme cologne 2013
    Tom Ford Neroli Portofino
    Currently wearing: Aventus by Creed

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