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    Default Ever have somebody famous ask what you're wearing?

    Last week I was shopping at Publix in Land o Lakes, Florida.. and guess who was there, none other than John Cena who lives in Land o Lakes. I saw him in the parking lot and I shook his hand and asked for his autograph. He said he normally doesn't do autographs unless it's a WWE event, but he said he'd make an exception IF I told him what cologne I had on. He never actually complimented it, but he obviously loved it, and that alone was beyond flattering. What was I wearing? DHI, go figure. He was a very nice guy, and funny, we spoke for a little bit and he wrote down "Dior Homme Intense" in his phone. I told him it was a little harder to find and gave him some places where he could find it.

    Overall it was a great time, especially since I'm a big WWE fan. A lot of the wrestlers live in the Tampa area, so it's not uncommon to see them, but it is uncommon for one to compliment your SOTD!

    Ever had a celebrity compliment your fragrance or ask what you were wearing? Please share!
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    Never happened to me.

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    Sorry, but the name didn't register immediately - had to check That's very nice. Just goes to show you - a good scent is appreciated by all sorts of people.
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    I hope the famous hand gesture was involved in your interaction!

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    I won a portable TV in a prize draw at my local Asda (Walmart) and had to go to the store to collect it. They had laid on a presentation by none other than Roger de Courcey. Once the formalities were over, Roger and I retired behind the scenes for a quick chat. He asked me what 'aftershave' I was wearing. It was Habit Rouge, but I didn't actually like him very much so I said 'Blue Stratos'. I left soon after that.

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    Pretty cool story!
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    Another check mark for DHI...Yeee hawwww
    "Thank GOD for the nose, for without it we would not be enjoying these beautiful created Scents" also Remember "Balance is everything and the key to appreciating "

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    Do porn stars or strippers count as famous people......?

    Ok - not really - but cool stories - no one ever asks me ... himm perhaps Rive Gauche really is too old man.... Or perhaps I am just too old man.....

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    Which intense were you wearing? The one from 2007 or 2011? I think there's also a 2014 version.

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    Cool story. I see John has good taste in fragrances.

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    So far no. But simply because the chance did not present itself yet, as I do not meet many celebrities in the first place.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Flatbush Ave View Post
    Which intense were you wearing? The one from 2007 or 2011? I think there's also a 2014 version.
    I got a 5 ml sample from someone on here I swapped with. I know it's not the original formulation. Not 100% sure when it was made though. I am not an expert on the reformulations, but I can tell you that I don't get much cocoa from it.
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    He's featured in the latest Muscle and Fitness magazine and seems like a really good guy. Good marks for loving his Dad and kids he helps.

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    That's never happened to me, but it would be great if it ever did! What a awesome experience/memory and story you have now...dude, that would have made my year seriously!!!

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    Nope,not yet,maybe one day...I gotta Dior Homme Intense seems like its AWESOME....

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    One of my best friends came to visit me in Atlanta last year. He had plans to meet up with his ex-girlfriend for lunch and wanted a spritz of something from my collection. I had a bottle of Montale Black Aoud then so he put on two sprays and went on his merry way. When he got to the restaurant his ex (who works as a caterer for some local celebrities) had brought the R&B singer Brandy to lunch with her. My friend said Brandy went crazy over his fragrance and kept sniffing his neck all afternoon. She even wrote the name of it down so she could get her then boyfriend to buy some.
    "Smell with your nose, not your ears."

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    Default Re: Ever have somebody famous ask what you're wearing?

    Quote Originally Posted by The_Cologneist View Post
    John Cena... wrote down "Dior Homme Intense" in his phone.
    Bray Wyatt: "This is what we do to heroes who wear cologne... John."


    Quote Originally Posted by The_Cologneist View Post
    He said he normally doesn't do autographs unless it's a WWE event...


    Quote Originally Posted by The_Cologneist View Post
    I'm a big WWE fan.


    * This whole post was done in jest, as a WWE fan.
    Much respect for Cena & it's pretty cool that you've met him.

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    Jessica Alba .. twice... The first time I was wearing Rochas Man and the second time La Nuit

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    Quote Originally Posted by Edshox84 View Post
    Jessica Alba .. twice... The first time I was wearing Rochas Man and the second time La Nuit
    Epic second post!
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    I did get a compliment once from a famous person - I forget which one, but it was a musician of some sort. IIRC, the SOTD was Terre d'Hermes (EdT, in the days before the parfum).

    That said, I have met many famous people who haven't asked. These include Buddy Guy, Anthony Edwards, and Jim Sinegal (the co-founder of Costco).
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    Cool story, but I don't think John Cena is gonna have a hard time finding DHI Prob text the name to his assistant/agent/publicist/whatever and they will have a bottle(s) for him the next day.

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    Too cool!!!!!
    "As perfume doth remain In the folds where it hath lain, So the thought of you, remaining Deeply folded in my brain, Will not leave me: all things leave me: You remain."

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    A former UFC fighter that trains with my old BJJ instructor complimented me once as I was leaving the gym. Don't know if you'd consider that famous though.
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    Got a compliment from Sir Winston Churchill on Creed Tabarome. He even logged the name into his iphone.

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    When I worked in TV, D.L. Hughley asked what I was wearing once. It was GIT.

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    I'm never really around famous people so... I should move to Land O Lakes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JiveHippo View Post
    Got a compliment from Sir Winston Churchill on Creed Tabarome. He even logged the name into his iphone.
    Zing!


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    Quote Originally Posted by Arij View Post
    Bray Wyatt: "This is what we do to heroes who wear cologne... John."









    * This whole post was done in jest, as a WWE fan.
    Much respect for Cena & it's pretty cool that you've met him.
    LOL, made me laugh. Cheers.
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    Some really great stories here.
    My 3 Signature Scents:

    Rive Gauche Light (2004)
    Fahrenheit (1988)
    Paul Smith Man (2009)

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    thanks bro !!!

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    Is the juice worth the squeeze?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Marais View Post
    I won a portable TV in a prize draw at my local Asda (Walmart) and had to go to the store to collect it. They had laid on a presentation by none other than Roger de Courcey. Once the formalities were over, Roger and I retired behind the scenes for a quick chat. He asked me what 'aftershave' I was wearing. It was Habit Rouge, but I didn't actually like him very much so I said 'Blue Stratos'. I left soon after that.
    Ooops, just remembered that it wasn't Roger de Courcey after all. It was Bob Carolgees. Easy to get one's ventriloquists (in the loosest sense, as far as Bob is concerned) mixed up, after 30 years. Sincere apologies to all and especially Roger, in the unlikely event that he is reading.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Marais View Post
    Ooops, just remembered that it wasn't Roger de Courcey after all. It was Bob Carolgees. Easy to get one's ventriloquists (in the loosest sense, as far as Bob is concerned) mixed up, after 30 years. Sincere apologies to all and especially Roger, in the unlikely event that he is reading.
    Never heard of either.
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    Quote Originally Posted by The_Cologneist View Post
    Never heard of either.
    I've never heard of John Cena. So if you can name another 'celebrity' I've not heard of, I guess we can call it quits

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    Never has happened to me...
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    Dior Fahrenheit

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    Bob Carolgees (with Spit the Dog)



    Roger de Courcey (with Nookie Bear)



    Just couldn't resist adding these to an already surreal thread...!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Derbyman View Post
    Bob Carolgees (with Spit the Dog)



    Roger de Courcey (with Nookie Bear)



    Just couldn't resist adding these to an already surreal thread...!
    Thanks, you saved me the bother. You can see the resemblances anyway.

    Bob told the assembled throng begging for autographs to 'bugger off' or WTTE; hence my uncharacteristic and deliberate (and I believe unfavourable) scent deception.

    Anyway, it was all worth it for a lovely 14 inch B&W Pye, which was a good little set in its day.

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    Lol, they really do look like the puppet/dummy!

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    Just a funny bit about "somebody famous" colognes: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JG_hFs4mt6U

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scentologist View Post
    died at 3.23, too good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Edshox84 View Post
    Jessica Alba .. twice... The first time I was wearing Rochas Man and the second time La Nuit
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    I had my photo taken with Dana White recently while I was wearing Aventus.

    He didn't mention anything because I was wearing the wrong batch

    True story, I have the picture to prove it

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    Quote Originally Posted by rynegne View Post
    A former UFC fighter that trains with my old BJJ instructor complimented me once as I was leaving the gym. Don't know if you'd consider that famous though.
    Depends who the fighter is - if he is any weight below LW then it doesn't count

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    Quote Originally Posted by yarn View Post
    I had my photo taken with Dana White recently while I was wearing Aventus.

    He didn't mention anything because I was wearing the wrong batch

    True story, I have the picture to prove it
    LMAO

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    Freddy Krueger wears Versace Dreamer in my nightmares!

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    ^ Odd, I would have thought he'd be wearing Dior Poison... or Secretions Magnifiques.

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    I once had P Diddy ask me what I'm wearing and i to;d him it was Sean John Unforgiven. He was like, I never hear of that

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