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    Default On a scale from 1-5, how important are compliments to you?

    When it comes to collecting/wearing fragrances, how important is getting compliments?

    1 being "I don't care" and 5 being "its very important"

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    one, don't care at all
    Currently wearing: Sahara Noir by Tom Ford

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    Me no care.

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    I wear fragrances for myself and not to please others.

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    It is nice to get compliments and being asked what I am wearing. But It has zero importance, I wear fragrances' because I like to smell good!
    Currently wearing: Rochas Man by Rochas

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    Default Re: On a scale from 1-5, how important are compliments to you?

    One
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    I wear fragrances primarily for myself and don't get a ton of compliments. When I do though its usually the opposite sex and a nice bonus so I picked 2.
    Current favorites_____Black Tourmaline_____Gucci Pour Homme II_____Memoir Man_____Tuscan Leather______Montale Aoud and Pine_____Sel Marin_____Invasion Barbare_____Tonka Imperial____Dior Homme Intense_____L'Humaniste____Santal 33_____Bois d'Argent_____Nio_____MFK Oud_____Lumiere Noire_____Bois d'Encens_____Cuir Ottoman
    Currently wearing: Sel Marin by Heeley

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    Default Re: On a scale from 1-5, how important are compliments to you?

    Importance? 0

    Nice and appreciated? 5

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    1 only

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    Default Re: On a scale from 1-5, how important are compliments to you?

    2. (2.5 I suppose)

    Of course it's nice. I mostly wear fragrances for myself, but come on -- people who say "not at all" -- Really? I don't need an actual compliment, but I try to put forth a certain image. While not the same as a compliment, putting forth a certain image is important to me. For the people who say not at all, are you just trying to be cool? Or is it only with fragrances that other people's perception not matter at all, or is it a general "I don't care what the world thinks of me" attitude with everything (clothing, hygiene, hairstyle, lawn)? I'm not looking for actual compliments, but it is all part of an image. I guess I assumed people who aren't interested at all in a personal image wouldn't spend much time on a fragrance website.

    Quote Originally Posted by Casts_by_fly View Post
    Importance? 0

    Nice and appreciated? 5

    Yeah - I suppose that is about right.
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    1. Creed - Original Cologne
    2. Xerjoff - Nio
    3. Creed - Aventus
    4. The Different Company - De Bachmakov
    5. Dior - Homme Sport 2008
    6. Tom Ford - Grey Vetiver
    7. Montale - Aoud Legacy
    8. Dior - Homme Sport 2012
    9. Tom Ford - Rive d'Ambre
    10. Creed - Virgin Island Water

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    Default Re: On a scale from 1-5, how important are compliments to you?

    I voted 1.

    In general, if it's a compliment from someone I don't know personally, such as a stranger or co-worker, then I don't really care. If it's from friends & family, I enjoy getting them, but still not that important for me.

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    Default Re: On a scale from 1-5, how important are compliments to you?

    2 because it's fairly important that my wife likes my scents. Other than her, it's not that important. They're 75% for my personal enjoyment.
    Currently wearing: Royal Mayfair by Creed

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    Default Re: On a scale from 1-5, how important are compliments to you?

    2-3 in my case, they may not be the main reason for wearing a fragrance, but they are surely welcome.
    Currently wearing: Eau des Baux by L'Occitane

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    Default Re: On a scale from 1-5, how important are compliments to you?

    Quote Originally Posted by ChuckW View Post
    2 because it's fairly important that my wife likes my scents. Other than her, it's not that important. They're 75% for my personal enjoyment.
    Yep
    Currently wearing: Sartorial by Penhaligon's

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    Default Re: On a scale from 1-5, how important are compliments to you?

    One.

    While compliments are certainly nice, they don't factor into my decision of what to buy or wear.

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    Important? - Voted 1

    Appreciated yes, but its not important to me.
    Currently wearing: Original Vetiver by Creed

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    Default Re: On a scale from 1-5, how important are compliments to you?

    2. I wear them for my own enjoyment, but it's nice when someone smells one they like and offers a compliment. Maybe it sparks a conversation and you can hook them up with a sample and hopefully get them addicted I hook up my friends and work with samples all the time. Not because they give me compliments, but because they show interest in the hobby.

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    Default Re: On a scale from 1-5, how important are compliments to you?

    I would say 3.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dougczar View Post
    2. (2.5 I suppose)

    Of course it's nice. I mostly wear fragrances for myself, but come on -- people who say "not at all" -- Really? I don't need an actual compliment, but I try to put forth a certain image. While not the same as a compliment, putting forth a certain image is important to me. For the people who say not at all, are you just trying to be cool? Or is it only with fragrances that other people's perception not matter at all, or is it a general "I don't care what the world thinks of me" attitude with everything (clothing, hygiene, hairstyle, lawn)? I'm not looking for actual compliments, but it is all part of an image. I guess I assumed people who aren't interested at all in a personal image wouldn't spend much time on a fragrance website.
    I'll bite. I do put forth a certain image, and it is important to me, but how do compliments from others come into play here? I think I look good, and smell nice, and that's really all that matters to me. Other peoples opinions don't factor. I've never had a compliment on my hair, but that doesn't change the way I choose to style it. Never had a compliment on my lawn either. Do you get compliments on your lawn, and are they important to you? If I never got another compliment again, it wouldn't bother me at all, therefore, compliments are not important to me.
    Currently wearing: Sahara Noir by Tom Ford

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    Default Re: On a scale from 1-5, how important are compliments to you?

    It's about a 5

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    One - Compliments aren't important to me when it comes to fragrance.

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    Default Re: On a scale from 1-5, how important are compliments to you?

    Probably a 2.


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    0 or zero.

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    I am impressed by the results.
    We want a niche forum.

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    Default Re: On a scale from 1-5, how important are compliments to you?

    Nobody cares about compliments now?? I chose 3 because I don't put it on for compliments, but if I get one, it can have a positive effect on my day.
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    Scandal Pour Homme
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    Default Re: On a scale from 1-5, how important are compliments to you?

    2 - I care a little.
    Currently wearing: Alien by Thierry Mugler

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    Default Re: On a scale from 1-5, how important are compliments to you?

    4 or 5. Sure, i like to smell good for myself, but i like to smell so good that others like it too.

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    Default Re: On a scale from 1-5, how important are compliments to you?

    One


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    Default Re: On a scale from 1-5, how important are compliments to you?

    One.

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